Eugene Baffoe

Eugene Baffoe

Eugene Baffoe

RD Faculty

Eugene Baffoe, known in the hip hop community as “GeNie” is a freestyle battle Dancer from Montreal, Quebec. He has been training in the field of Hip Hop for the last decade, teaching, choreographing and directing at a professional level over the last 6 years. GeNie currently heads Winnipeg’s newest and fastest growing urban Hip Hop dance drew “B.O.S.S Dance Team” (Built on Self Success). The group began in the summer of 2011 and made its debut at the Bomber game halftime show in September of 2011. He is also the co-creator and director of a non-profit Charity Dance Showcase “Dance 4 MS” which he began in 2009. The event raises money to cure Multiple Sclerosis by donating all proceeds to the Manitoba MS Society. With its first ever sold out show In May of 2012, the annual showcase has raised over $5,000 over the span of 4 years. His choreography has been showcased in Manitoba Dance festival, Showtime Productions, local Musical Theatre productions of “RENT”, flashmobs, High school events, debouts, and hip hop dance teams over the past 3 years. He has worked with renowned choreographers such as “Lil C”, Tucker Barkley and Brian Friedman. GeNie is a featured dancer in the upcoming U.S feature film “Strings” in theaters April 2014. Honoured by the city of Winnipeg with the “Youth Role Model Award” in 2009, Eugene is a committed teacher/choreographer never forgetting that he remains a student of dance.