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KENJI IGUS

Tap

Kenji Igus has been tap dancing since the age of six and has been teaching since the age of fifteen. He has shared the stage with such tap notables as: Gregory Hines, Steve Zee, and Jimmy Slyde. Kenji can be seen in a variety of media including doing work for ESPN, Capezio and MTV and is also featured on Jason Derulo’s “Walk to Fame” video and Tegan and Sarah's Boyfriend. Kenji is featured in the short film, SAND documenting a father and son relationship and the precedence of the lost art of the tap dance sub-skill, sand dance. Kenji toured Africa with the legendary Jazz Tap Ensemble as a cultural ambassador representing the US Embassy, teaching and performing for the local communities.  Back in the states, Kenji has choreographed two shows for Universal Studios Hollywood, Tapworx and Furious Beat the latter of which involved linking tap dance to the Fast and Furious Franchise! Kenji Has consulted on a Coen Brothers movie, “Hail, Ceasar” and starred in Rhythm is my Business, a film showcasing tap dance in the modern world sponsored by Levi's Jeans. Currently, Kenji can be found performing every week at the social club, Rose.Rabbit.Lie located at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

   

 

 

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