Kenji Igus

Kenji Igus is a tap dance fanatic! Studying the art since the tender age of six, Kenji has shared the stage with such tap notables as: Gregory Hines, Steve Zee, and Jimmy Slyde. Kenji can be seen in a variety of media including doing work for ESPN, Capezio, MTV, and Warner Bros. and is also featured on Jason Derulo’s “Walk to Fame” video as a special guest artist. Kenji has also opened for Lupe Fiasco and Little Dragon during the 2011 Jazz Reggae Festival, as well as touring as the head dancer of the legendary Jazz Tap Ensemble as part of a cultural exchange with Africa, representing the US State Department in 2012. Kenji is a pioneer in putting tap dance with dub-step, rapidly creating a new niche in the form and is featured in the short film, SAND (available on itunes) documenting a father and son relationship and the precedence of the lost art of the tap dance sub-skill, Sand dance. Currently, Kenji is featured in a new tap dance show at Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park. On his off days, Kenji is found teaching at Edge Performing Arts Center in Hollywood, Adage Dance center and Fifth Row Dance Center.