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Date of Birth 19 November 1985Los Angeles, California, USA

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Galen Hooks (born November 19, 1985) is an American choreographer, dancer, actress, songwriter, and photographer. She entered the entertainment business at age seven after her dance group won Star Search. She has worked with Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Ne-Yo, and Usher. Galen is best known for being one of Janet Jackson's dancers, for her Nike campaigns, for being a dancer and choreographer for The LXD (The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers), and for playing Diamond Eye and Pretti Sinclair in recording artist Ne-Yo's "Beautiful Monster", "Champagne Life", and "One in a Million" music videos. She was also the associate co-choreographer for the international tour of Dreamgirls and its run at the Apollo Theater in New York.

Hooks is currently the head choreographer for the hit Nickelodeon show "How To Rock" starring Cymphonique Miller.

She is also the consulting producer and host of the upcoming DS2DIO show "Masterclass" where she interviews top choreographers like Fatima Robinson, Brian Friedman, Wade Robson, Travis Payne and more.

Hooks was a songwriter on recording artist Raistalla's self-titled album. Galen wrote "Krazy" and co-wrote "Attention" and "Speedracer". As a photographer, she has taken pictures of Melinda Sullivan from So You Think You Can Dance and Lindsey Blaufarb from Beat Freaks who appeared on the third season of America's Best Dance Crew.

Hooks attended Pennsylvania State University while traveling the world as a professional dancer and graduated with a BA in Pre Law. She is of Japanese descent on her mother's side and Afro-Brazilian descent on her father's side.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Adapted by Antero Jesus, Text By Wikipedia

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