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Janell Burgess

Janell BurgessA native Californian, Janell is the recipient of the Tremaine Scholorship Disneyland Creativity Award in choreography. Janell’s diverse and thorough background in movement includes Argentine tango, Graham, tap, pole, and Ballet (just to name a few).

Some of her choreographic credits include: The Disney Channel, Los Angeles Dance Invitational, Newport Film Festival, America’s Got talent and many more.

Janell has been an entertainer for Disney, Universal Studios, and has performed on national and international tours with The Fercos Brothers “Untamed Illusions”, Steve Reid’s “Dreamscapes”, as well as concert violinist Bijan Mortezavi. She has appeared alongside Lorenzo Lamas dancing for the televised Miss Planet Beach world fitness beauty competition and performed for the opening of the film “This Is It” to honor Michael Jackson at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Her film credits include: Gene Simmon’s “Family Jewels”, “The View”, Sony, 2008 Olympics Basketball opening ceremony, The Travel Channel, and commercial for Rockin’ Body Workout. Currently, Janell is head judge for Nigeria’s acclaimed dance television show “Maltina Dance All” and she will be returning again this year for her 3rd consecutive season. Her mission is to develop movement that will inspire healing, bridge cultures, create unity, and ignite a passion for life!