@Galen Hooks #West Side Story choreography is the only choreography that will do a remake of this classic justice.
Allow her to move and inspire you..do NOT forget her name..woman is unstoppable! What an amazing night; such inspiring and unforgettable choreo...
One of the most notable names on Hooks' impressive resume is Justin Bieber.
We know him, we love him, but what's he like behind the scenes? She worked with him on the music video for "Santa Clause Is Coming To Town" back in 2011.
Galen has worked with over 60 artists, including Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello, Britney Spears, Usher, Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Banks, Grimes, and John Legend.
She modeled extensively for Nike, including countless catalogs, billboards, and a two-page ad in Vogue magazine.
Galen is recognized as a dancer, choreographer, and actress in THE LXD: Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, which has a 3-season show on Hulu and has had groundbreaking performances on So You Think You Can Dance, TED Talks, the 82nd Annual Oscars, as the opening act for two Glee Tours, at the Guggenheim New York, Invisible Children’s Fourth Estate (with an original score by Hans Zimmer), and Google Zeitgeist in London.
Galen is also well known for being a leading lady for R&B heartthrobs Miguel (“Arch N Point”) and Usher (“Good Kisser”) and most recognizably as a dancer, choreographer, and actress for Ne-Yo‘s concept album Libra Scale, in which she played the lead character, Diamond Eye, and her alter ego, Pretti Sinclair, in the album’s music videos, album leaflet, and live performances.
Choreography Media Honor: Fergie’s “Live and Let Die” at Movies Rock World Dance Awards: Best Television Episodic – THE LXD World Dance Awards: Best Television Episodic – You Tube’s Re Mixed World Dance Awards: Best Television Episodic – “CAMPFIRE VAUDEVILLE” (a song and dance experience, featuring original music written by Galen) World Dance Awards: Best Television Live – THE LXD at the 82nd OSCARS Webby Awards: You Tube’s “Masterclass” (Consulting Producer and Host) Streamy Awards: You Tube’s “Masterclass” (Consulting Producer and Host) In her free time, Galen is a leading activist in the dance community, having served 10 years as the chair of Dancers Alliance and as a board member of SAG-AFTRA.
She worked as a choreographer and dancer for a popular dance troupe called The LXD (The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers).
She was born in Los Angeles to a family of Afro-Brazilian and Japanese descent.
One very important cog in the wheel are choreographers.