Misha bio

Gabriel was born in Fort LauderdaleFlorida. His mother, Irina Brecher, is a ballet dancer from Russia. Gabriel, who was raised in LarkspurColorado, began dancing at the early age of two years old. He began touring at the age of 16, dancing for superstars Janet Jackson for three years in a number of her videos, TV shows, and live performances. Misha also performed for Beyonce, Pharell, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Kylie Minogue, John Legend, Chris Brown, Omarion, Ne-Yo, Hillary Duff, etc.

He has worked in several American commercials and in the movies Jackass 2Clerks 2, and Center Stage: Turn It Up.

Misha performed at the Oscars, Grammys, VMAs, AMA’s, Billboard Music Awards, and on renowned television shows such as The Voice, Oprah, Ellen Degeneres, The Today Show, and Good Morning America.

 

Gabriel was selected as a principal dancer for Michael Jackson's This Is It concerts and was set to perform in all 50 shows scheduled for the O2 Arena in London, England. The concerts were canceled 8 days before the dancers were set to travel to London due to Michael Jackson's death. Gabriel was subsequently featured along with the 10 other dancers in the concerts' behind the scenes film, Michael Jackson's This Is It.

He then appeared in a major role, as Eddie, Sean (Ryan Guzman's) best friend, in the film Step Up Revolution (2012), directed by Scott Speer and Step Up All In(2014), directed by Trish Sie.

He choreographed / danced in:

      . Aaron Carter tour (2003)

  • Justin Timberlake's live show FutureSex/LoveShow as a choreographer (2007) and 20/20 Experience 
  • Music video for BoA's single "Eat You Up" in 2008
  • In 2009, he was part of a planned This Is It series of 50 concerts by Michael Jackson to be held at The O2 Arena in London that was canceled because of Jackson's sudden death three weeks before the show's inaugural event. He was part of the backup dancers on Michael Jackson's This Is It
  • The Pussycat DollsDoll Domination Tour
  • The Cheetah Girls One World Tour
  • Sara Lee/High School Musical 3 commercial
  • Raven-Symoné's "Supernatural" and Dancing With the Stars
  • Justin Bieber's Never Say Never Tour
  • 2015: "Superstore 1x01", he also appeares in a little scene
  • 2015: "Alvin"
  • 2016: "Guillotine" video by Jon Bellion
  • 2016: "So you think you can dance episode 9"
  • Grammy Award winning artist Beck on his recent hit “Wow”
  • 2017: Watt “Burning Man” ft. Post Malone
  • 2017: "Wow" by Beck
  • 2017: "Old navy" spot, with Teddy Forance
  • • Nike Commercial featuring Odell Beckham Jr.
    • Music video for Judith Hill from The Voice
    • Twitch’s new show Twitch Please on Ellen’s network
    • for Viral Internet Sensation Tovaris Jones two Ellen performances
  • three NBA Halftime appearances, including the highly anticipated rematch of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • • for new artist Daniel Skye music video
    • Teacher for NBC & CLI’s master class series
  • He also choreographed in: Dancing With The Stars, American Idol, X-Factor, Austin & Ally, Superstore, American Music Awards and Music Videos, as well as commercials for the NFL, Pepsi, Target, and Sarah Lee. And contributed his choreography to Gwen Stefani,  Hilary Duff’s Dignity Tour, Cheryl Cole’s World Tour and much more

Personal life

Misha is good friends with actor Kenny Wormald. They grew up dancing together and have worked together as dancers and actors. Misha is also good friends with choreographer Travis Wall.

He left school at 17 to move to Los Angeles.

He travels around the world to teach hip-hop dance, in particular for Jumpdance, Millenium Dance Complex, Whogotskillz-Beatcamp, Dancer Palooza-Kamotion

 

Other credits:

2015: Misha won the "World Choreography Award" for the best music video for the song "Get my name" with Nick Bass and Mark Ballas

FFilmographyF

TV shows

• So You Think You Can Dance
• Dancing With The Stars
• American Idol
• X-Factor
• Austin & Ally
• Superstore
• American Music Awards

 

Music videos

 

• Gwen Stefani
• The Pussy Cat Dolls Domination Tour
• Hilary Duff’s Dignity Tour
• Cheryl Cole’s World Tour

Commercials

• NFL
• Pepsi
• Target
• Sarah Lee

 
 

Filmography

 

Credits go to Wikipedia, https://playgroundla.dance/misha-gabriel, Mishagabriel.com ...and me!