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Gakenia Muigai



Gakenia Muigai, also known as "G", is a professional dancer originally from Tucson, AZ. She began her formal dance training at age 7 and quickly knew her passion was in the arts and expression of movement. She has extensive training in ballet, jazz, jazz funk, lyrical, modern and hip hop styles. After high school she was chosen to attend the prestigious School of Dance at The University of Arizona to complete her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Her love for dance has taken her all over the world for training, teaching new students and touring with artists such as Britney Spears. Gakenia currently resides in Santa Monica, California and enjoys working in tv, film and live stage performance. Her credits include Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Miguel, Prince Royce, Shania Twain, Dixie Chicks, G Eazy, Zac Efron, Hugh Jackman, Backstreet Boys, Key and Peele, Hilary Duff, Disney’s Frozen Live, Pentatonix, Gnarls Barkley, Chromeo, Aloe Black, Blood Orange and many more. She has had the pleasure of working with top name choreographers and directors such as Tyce Diorio, Ryan Heffington, Melissa Garcia, Mandy Moore, Nina McNeely, Baz Halpin, Nolan Padilla, Tina Landon, Charm La’Donna, Tovaris Wilson, Tracy Phillips & Dominic Carbone and Michael Schwandt. Dance and collaboration has always lead Gakenia to beautiful places and delightful people. She is excited for the future ahead!