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Adeline Genee

Biography

Previous ballet dancer, she was best for being the main dancer for the Royal Danish Ballet. She started taking dance lessons when she was simply three years aged. To commemorate her, the Association (right now the Royal Academy of Dance) produced the Adeline Genée Platinum Medal Awards like a scholarship to assist young dancers achieve success. She was created in Denmark. She was adopted by her uncle Alexandre and aunt Antonia when she was eight. She and Karen Kain were both famous ballerinas.

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Full Name Adeline Genée
Date Of Birth January 6, 1878
Died April 23, 1970, London, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Aarhus, Denmark
Profession Dancer
Nationality Danish, Canadian
Spouse Gene Gabriel
Parents Wayne Tookey, Shelley Tookey
Siblings Kevin Tookey, Kelci Tookey
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography
Movies Celine in Las Vegas, Opening Night Live
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a daughter named Harper Lily Jimenez on January 13, 2015. Child's father is her husband, Gene Gabriel.
2Has been nominated for three back to back Primetime Emmy's for Outstanding Choreography. 2010, 2011, and 2012.
3Was a member of the NBA Grizzlies Extreme Dance Team.
4Although known for contemporary choreography she is a trained and accomplished dancer in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap and Highland dancing.
5Choreographed Christina Perri music video for "Jar of Hearts".
6Canadian Highland Dance Champion.
7Directed the So You Think You Can Dance Canada season 2 tour.
8Original cast member of Céline Dion 's A New Day Las Vegas.
9Wife of actor Gene Gabriel.
10Sister of Kevin Tookey.


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fair Market Value2017choreographer / dance sequences by
So You Think You Can Dance2010-2015TV Series choreographer - 18 episodes
Shia LaBeouf Live2014Video short choreographer
Dance-Off2014choreography
A Love Complacent2013Video short choreographer
Chasing 8s2012TV Series choreographer - 2 episodes
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2008TV Series choreographer - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sane People2017Short executive producer post-production
A Love Complacent2013Video short executive producer
Chasing 8s2012-2013TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Montecito Heights2010-2011TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Next Step2013-2014TV SeriesStacey Tookey
Chasing 8s2012-2013TV SeriesNina Sands
Montecito Heights2011TV SeriesMrs. Garcia
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2005TV SeriesDancer
Céline Dion: Opening Night Live Las Vegas2003TV MovieDancer
The Sentinel1999TV SeriesCheerleader
The Sixth Man1997Cheerleader (uncredited)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Love Complacent2013Video short
Chasing 8s2012-2013TV Series 7 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Love Complacent2013Video short
Chasing 8s2013TV Series 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
So You Think You Can Dance2009-2016TV SeriesHerself - Choreographer / Herself - Guest Judge / Herself - Judge
The Ultimate Amazing Most Bestest Best Dancer of All Time Competition2015ShortHerself
Dancing with the Stars2013TV SeriesHerself - Macy's Stars of Dance Choreographer
2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys2012TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Choreography
2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys2011TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Choreography
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2008-2011TV SeriesHerself - Choreographer / Herself - Guest Judge / Herself - Judge / ...
The 2010 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Choreography
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '072007TV SpecialDancer
World Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialDancer
The Oprah Winfrey Show2002TV SeriesDancer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
So You Think You Can Dance2010TV SeriesHerself - Judge

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding ChoreographySo You Think You Can Dance (2005)
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding ChoreographySo You Think You Can Dance (2005)
2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding ChoreographySo You Think You Can Dance (2005)


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