Genna Moroni graduated from LACHSA and magna cum laude from UCLA. In 2011, she met Barak Marshall while performing his work with BODYTRAFFIC. Since then, Genna has been fortunate to work as Marshall's choreographic assistant whenever possible. In June 2012, Genna was invited as a founding member of Danielle Agami’s Ate9 Dance Company. With Ate9, she’s performed at prestigious venues such as, Jacob’s Pillow, White Bird Dance, American Dance Festival, Vishneva Fest (Moscow), Chutzpah! (Canada), the American Platform for Dance at The Joyce Theater, among others. More recently, through Ate9, Genna had the opportunity to work with Guy Shomroni/Yaniv Abraham, Shahar Binyamini and Tom Weinberger in developing new works.
Lately, Genna has been developing her own choreography for stage & film. She has enjoyed opportunities to perform & choreograph for musical artists such as Helado Negro, Jarina De Marco, Francisca Valenzuela & Delune for music videos & shows around LA, NYC & at the Coachella Music Festival. More recently, Genna assisted Teresa “Toogie” Barcelo for the 2018 American Music Awards, as well as assisting and dancing in Dua Lipa’s upcoming music video “Swan Song."
In addition to choreography and performance, Genna is a certified Gaga teacher and looks to use her knowledge in the movement language to inform her independent contemporary classes routed in dynamic & powerful physicality. She has been lucky to teach students at LACHSA, The Windward School, as well as leading open classes in LA and NYC.
Improvisation Inspired by Gaga Class Description:
Students will be lead through a series of instructions that build one on top of the other and engage one's fantasy mixed with hard work. With a great soundtrack, class is non-stop. Movement is based on the participation and interpretation of the individual, mixed with clear technical exercises. The layering of familiar movements with sensation based task work challenges the participants to adopt new habits and access new movement qualities by exploring texture, rhythms and much more. Students leave class feeling energized and much more in touch with who they are as movers.