Nov 4, 2019


- Press Release 177/2019

IDO Vice President and Sports Director, Fiona Johnson Kocjancic has today announced the first of the VIP judges for the 5th edition of the IDO World Gala Event ‘Best of the Best’. The Gala shall be held on Saturday 16th November in Genova, Italy.

Professional dancer, choreographer and adjudicator Gina Michael has been invited as a VIP Judge. Ms Michael was born in Australia and specialises in Hip Hop.

Since being introduced to hip hop in 2010 Gina has been training and teaching workshops in schools and studios all around Melbourne, including Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance, Montanasa Studios and Haileybury College coaching Regency Dance Crew which won 1st place in the 2014 national competition.

Gina has been a featured dancer in Raw and Rugged Dance Crew, under the leadership of renowned hip hop dancer Jnr Afui’e, since 2012. Raw and Rugged is one of Australia’s leading dance crews winning numerous international competitions. In 2014, Gina also acquired the lead role in Arna Singleton’s ‘Red Riding Hood’ as a part of Masters of Choreography. Gina’s style involves a mixture of lyrical and hard hitting urban choreography, that has also got her involved in many film and TV productions.

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