Okewa Garrett began his dance training at age 12 at the Traci Hall Dance Studio in his hometown Philadelphia, PA. There he studied Ballet, Modem, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop. He later furthered his training at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts(CAPA) under the direction of Ladeva Davis. Okewa has trained at the most prestigious Schools of dance including Philadanco, The Joffrey Ballet and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as a Fellowship student. Okewa is a former principle dancer with the Eleone Dance Theatre, and was a guest artist with the Rebecca Davis Dance Company. He has had teaching and performance opportunities throughout the U.S. Europe and Africa.
In 2010 Okewa had the chance to dance on tour with the music industry’s biggest artists dancing background for Monica on Trey Songz’ Passion Pain Pleasure Tour. Mr. Garrett has also performed with Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Ruben Studdard, Vickie Winans, the Grammy Award winning gospel legends the Dixie Hummingbirds, and Toured with former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland on Chris Browns F.A.M.E. Tour as one of six Motivators/backup dancers. Mr Garrett has showcased his dance talent in numerous music videos that can be seen on major networks,the Film “Leave It On The Floor” as well as being recognized for his first place Competitive Hip Hop winning choreography. Currently Okewa lives in Las Vegas, NV performing in the LEGENDARY Jubilee Show on the Las Vegas strip at the Bally’s Hotel/Casino. Okewa is also delighted to embark upon a new journey as being the founder and owner of “Slay The Stage” Dance Apparel.