Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Justine Gera has extensive training in jazz, hip hop, contemporary, tap, ballet, jazz-funk, commercial heels, and musical theatre. She has trained and worked throughout Canada, the United States, and London, England. Justine now resides in Los Angeles with an 0-1 Visa.
Justine began her professional dance work with Patrick Roberge Productions in Vancouver gracing the massive stages of the 2010 Paralympic Opening Ceremony, the Pacific National Exhibition and industrials for Telus, New Balance and pop artist Victoria Duffield. She continued on as a Triple Threat Dance Convention tour assistant to world class choreographers; Tyce Diorio, Sean Cheesman, Luther Brown, Jillian Meyers, Megan Lawson, Nick Lanzisera, Tina Landon, Jason Samuel Smith and NAPPYTABS. She had the amazing opportunity to assist all across Canada and in Los Angeles with TTDC.
Justine’s notable film and television credits include Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ and The Voice (NBC), DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW), Christmas Chronicles 2 (Netflix), Motherland: Fort Salem (Freeform), and the Disney Channel original movies Freaky Friday and Descendants 2.
Other credits include Charlie Puth's "Light Switch" & Fletcher’s “Forever” music video, as well as assistant choreographer to Jillian Meyers for the Lindsey Stirling 2019 ‘Artemis’ World Tour & "Till The Lights Go Out" music video. Justine is assistant choreographer to Zachary Venegas working on numerous & ongoing projects such as Sabrina Claudio's "Put On Repeat" & Marshmello x Tokischa's "Ser Perra" music videos, World of Dance’s Unity LA, TMilly TV, CLI Studios, Dancerpalooza, CARNIVAL, as well as movement coaching various recording artists in LA.
Justine works on the production team at Royal Caribbean International, but in previous years has completed three contracts as a performer on the Voyager, Navigator, and as an ‘Aqua Dancer’ on the Harmony of the Seas travelling all over the world. As assistant to choreographer Zachary Venegas for RCCL, she has worked extensively in Miami on the production team for Spectrum of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas, and one of the newest ships in the fleet, Odyssey of the Seas. Together, they have choreographed Royal Caribbean's top rated shows.
Justine continues to teach classes & workshops in Los Angeles & British Columbia, Canada and is a faculty member of Vancouver’s #1 drop in studio, Harbour Dance Centre.