Genna Moroni & G.U.M. (Gorgeous Ugly Movement Collective)

About G.U.M. Collective 

Founded in 2020 by Artistic Director Genna Moroni, Gorgeous Ugly Movement (G.U.M.) Collective offers a space for dance artists to explore their range of self expression and storytelling through movement. Each process begins from an honest desire to understand and represent unique voices and talented individuals. A vocabulary developed through collaboration, curiosity, play and willingness is what has brought us here now.

Genna Moroni is a LA based dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Her primary dance credits include performing, developing and staging works with Barak Marshall from 2009-2024 and being a founding member of Ate9 Dance Company from 2012-2019. She has performed at renowned venues like Jacob’s Pillow, White Bird Dance, CAP UCLA, The Joyce Theater and American Dance Festival. 

In 2020, Genna debuted her collective Gorgeous Ugly Movement (G.U.M.) during REDCAT NOWFEST 2020. Her work has since been presented by Congress: Legalize Dance and Ballet Florida. 

Recently, Genna has merged her talents to the commercial work. She has been grateful to dance for and assist top choreographers like Teresa “Toogie” Barcelo, Dana Wilson and Monika Felice Smith. Independently, she has choreographed for recording artists like Carly Rae Jepsen, Dominic Fike and Reneé Rapp among many others. 

Outside of dancing and choreographing, Genna was certified in the Gaga and now Dance Church®. She is currently on faculty in the CalArts theater department and is the creative producer for!