GUEST CHOREOGRAPHERS & ARTISTS BIOS
Gigi Torres is originally from Irvine, CA and has been training in all areas of dance from the age of 3. She has been a working performer and creator in the dance industry for over a decade. Gigi is a worldwide instructor, sharing her knowledge and love for dance from the East Coast to the West Coast and overseas in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia.
Gigi’s choreography credits are So You Think You Can Dance (Scandinavia, Ukraine, and Poland), KPop Girl’s Generation Japan Tour (Assistant Choreographer), Indonesian Artist Indah Dewi Pertiwi (Co-Choreographer), Indonesia’s #1 Boy Band, SMASH, Indonesia’s #1 Girl Band, 7 Icons, Bobby Brackins, Athena Ripka, Zoe Myers, and German Artist, Clara. Gigi has created shows and work for NuSkin & Vanity Fair. She has choreographed for well-respected groups including Kaba Modern, Funkanometry, Breed Dance Company, Culture Shock, and she Directed & Founded the All-Female Dance Company “Essence.”
Gigi is the Creator & Founder of Establish Your Empire, a dance program for dancers that will take their artistry to their higher level. She has worked with and mentored over 300 dancers in this program in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, and Los Angeles. She is also a mentor and leader for Creating Opportunities, founded by Chonique Sneed & Lisette Bustamante. Gigi currently teaches weekly classes at Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Movement Lifestyle Studio as well as teaches on Hollywood Connection Dance Convention.