50 min

JAM with Kenna Morris Garcia JAM Joe and Michelle's Dance Podcast

    • Performing Arts

We were so lucky to speak with the queen of precision dance, Kenna Morris Garcia!

Kenna has had a performing and teaching career that has taken her all over the world. After graduating from the Youth Performing Arts School (Louisville, KY), she attended the University of Oklahoma where she studied modern dance and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. Kenna continued her dance training in New York after being accepted to the Certificate Program of The Ailey School. Her diverse dance training in modern, jazz, musical theater, ballet, tap, and hip hop has allowed her to have a long and diverse performing career. She has performed with recording artists such as Missy Elliott, Pharrell, and Diddy. Her film and television credits include Saturday Night Live, MTV Video Music Awards, America’s Got Talent and feature films Idlewild, Bolden, and Sisters. Kenna has also performed in various Broadway national tours, Off- Broadway, and regional theater productions including the 1st National Tour of Memphis (Dance Captain/ Swing), The Wiz (City Center Encores), and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular as a Radio City Rockette. Most recently, she worked with the Verdon Fosse Legacy, LLC reconstructing and preserving the works of Bob Fosse. As an instructor, Kenna has been teaching various forms of dance for over 20 years in studios across the country, Japan, and Europe. She is currently on faculty at the Steps Conservatory in New York helping to train the next generation of professional dancers. Kenna has also held numerous residencies in New York City public schools and community programs, and serves as a mentor and coach to young aspiring dancers. 

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We were so lucky to speak with the queen of precision dance, Kenna Morris Garcia!

Kenna has had a performing and teaching career that has taken her all over the world. After graduating from the Youth Performing Arts School (Louisville, KY), she attended the University of Oklahoma where she studied modern dance and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. Kenna continued her dance training in New York after being accepted to the Certificate Program of The Ailey School. Her diverse dance training in modern, jazz, musical theater, ballet, tap, and hip hop has allowed her to have a long and diverse performing career. She has performed with recording artists such as Missy Elliott, Pharrell, and Diddy. Her film and television credits include Saturday Night Live, MTV Video Music Awards, America’s Got Talent and feature films Idlewild, Bolden, and Sisters. Kenna has also performed in various Broadway national tours, Off- Broadway, and regional theater productions including the 1st National Tour of Memphis (Dance Captain/ Swing), The Wiz (City Center Encores), and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular as a Radio City Rockette. Most recently, she worked with the Verdon Fosse Legacy, LLC reconstructing and preserving the works of Bob Fosse. As an instructor, Kenna has been teaching various forms of dance for over 20 years in studios across the country, Japan, and Europe. She is currently on faculty at the Steps Conservatory in New York helping to train the next generation of professional dancers. Kenna has also held numerous residencies in New York City public schools and community programs, and serves as a mentor and coach to young aspiring dancers. 

Follow us on Instagram: @jam_dance_podcast
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Episodes release on Mondays! Tune in on Spotify, Stitcher, Itunes, or anywhere you listen to your favorite podcasts

50 min