Gerran Reese was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where he was submersed in art and culture. He was trained professionally by the best in the northwest and has sought training with premiere performers on the east and west coast in street jazz, jazz, hip hop, and contemporary movement.
Reese currently lives in Los Angeles, California, where he is signed with one of the nation’s top dance agencies, G.T.A ( Go 2 Talent Agency) and has worked with top choreographers such as Brian Friedman, Tessandra Chavez, Tabitha & Napoleon, Derrell Bullock, HiHat, Andye J, Tony Testa and many more.
His credits include Monsters of Hip Hop show cast 2014, The Jefferson Dancers, and the NBA Blazer hip hop squad. Reese has done commercial campaign work for Reebok and Nike and danced for television programs such as XFactor, America’s Got Talent, The View, Dancing With the Stars, The TVLand Awards, The Emmy Gala and The Grammy’s. In the music industry, Reese has worked with artists Kelly Rowland, Kevin Stea,Chubby Checker, Daniel Bedingfield, Carmit Bachar (Pussycat Dolls), Estelle, Muse and many more.
To catch Reese in LA, you can see him teaching every Tuesday at Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio at 4:30pm and substituting at Movement Lifestyle Dance Studio and Millennium Dance Complex in a wide variety of dance styles. In life and dance, Reese believes “art is forever” and wants to continue to inspire and take dance to a higher level of performance, skill, and versatility.