BIO

Gianni Howell (he/him)

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Gianni Howell (he/him), originally from South Florida, now resides in Tucson, Arizona as a Visiting Assistant Professor for the University of Arizona School of Dance. There he works as an educator and marketing manager focused on student success and brand awareness.  His background consists of training in multiple dance techniques, developing memorable experiences, and creative direction in both digital and live storytelling. 

Gianni’s credits as an artist include The Beatles “LOVE” by Cirque Du Soleil, Carrie Underwood, Foster the People, McDonalds, Odyssey Dance Theatre, and Snapchat. He travels between the Americas and Canada teaching and choreographing for the next generation of dancers where he has been recognized for his unique style. His students are nationally recognized and have gone on to study at Pace, USC, and The University of Arizona.

Because of his background in dance and creative, Gianni is a visionary. In 2020, Gianni formed Greater Heights LLC, the parent company that manages Greater Heights Creative, Rocket Social, and most recently, Beyond Dance. Combining his background in performance, passion for technology, and creative direction; he continues to push the dance industry into new directions through innovative hybrid approaches. Gianni believes the future is a blend of experiences, technology, and digital art.