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Mark Kanemura was born and raised on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. He was a finalist on FOX’s hit television show “So You Think You Can Dance” and has returned to the show as an “All Star” and recently as a choreographer. He has appeared on “Dancing with the Stars”, “American Idol”, “Ellen”, “Oprah”, “Glee”, "The Fresh Beat Band", "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and various awards shows including the Grammy’s, Emmy’s, and MTV VMA’s. He has worked with artists Superfruit, Selena...read more
Mark loves to create a space in his classes in which students feel empowered and free to explore and express themselves through movement. His choreography and work draws inspiration from the various backgrounds of dance he grew up learning and training in including jazz, hip hop, modern, musical theater, and Polynesian.