Gigi Gans Russell


Gigi is a native of Wichita and is thrilled to be at The Forum Theatre. This will be her 4th season with the Forum Theatre as a Choreographer and Director, and her 13th year teaching at Kansas Dance Academy where she instructs her own Jazz Company. She has choreographed shows for Music Theatre for Young People, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre and of course The Forum. Most recently at the Forum you have seen her work in Memphis, First Date and many others. Her choreography has won numerous awards at various competitions and she has taught at many dance camps at Wichita Collegiate School and Butler County Community College. “Working at the Forum Theatre with Kathy has given me so many new tools to add to my choreographer belt. She has given me the opportunity to Direct along with choreographing! The Forum is like a family and Kathy and I work so well together. We know what each other is thinking without even having to say a word! Thank you Kathy for taking me in under your wing and teaching me all that you have these past 4 years!”

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