Misha Gabriel

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Misha Gabriel
Born May 13, 1987 (1987-05-13) (age 31)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Occupation Actor and dancer

Misha Gabriel (born May 13, 1987), also known as Misha Gabriel Hamilton,[1] is an American dancer, choreographer, and actor. He is known for dancing mainly in the shows of Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson, and for his role as Eddy in Step Up Revolution (2012)[2] and Step Up: All In (2014).

Life and career

Gabriel was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His mother, Irina Brecher, is a ballet dancer from Romania.[3] Gabriel, who was raised in Larkspur, Colorado, began dancing at the early age of two years. He appeared with Janet Jackson for three years in a number of her videos, TV shows, and live performances. He also took part in shows by Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, The Pussycat Dolls, Hilary Duff, John Legend, Kylie Minogue, and Omarion.[4]

He has worked in several American commercials and in the movies Jackass 2, Clerks 2, and Center Stage: Turn It Up.

Gabriel was selected as a principal dancer for Michael Jackson's This Is It concerts and was set to perform in all 50 shows scheduled for the O2 Arena in London, England. The concerts were canceled 8 days before the dancers were set to travel to London due to Michael Jackson's death. Gabriel was subsequently featured along with the 10 other dancers in the concerts' behind the scenes film, Michael Jackson's This Is It.

He then appeared in a major role, as Eddie, Sean (Ryan Guzman's) best friend, in the film Step Up Revolution (2012), directed by Scott Speer and Step Up All In (2014), directed by Trish Sie.

He choreographed in:

Personal life

Misha is good friends with actor Kenny Wormald. They grew up dancing together and have worked together as dancers and actors. Misha is also good friends with choreographer Travis Wall.



  1. Miles, Tina (2010-06-10). "Michael Jackson's This Is It dancers host dance classes for Liverpool teens". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 2014-08-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Niesel, Jeff (2012-07-27). "An interview with Misha Gabriel, star of 'Step Up Revolution' | Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog | Cleveland Scene". Clevescene.com. Retrieved 2014-08-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "A Global Digital Media Network". Digital Journal. 2012-08-02. Retrieved 2014-08-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Misha Gabriel Hamilton | The Official Michael Jackson Site". Michaeljackson.com. Retrieved 2014-08-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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