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Gabbi Kester '21

Director of Programs

Gabbi is a third-year Public Affairs major and Digitial Hummanities minor. She grew up in Austin, Texas but currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her family. She started dancing when she was three at her local dance studio and trained in ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, modern, and hip hop. There she was a part of her studio’s ballet company and competitive dance company where she danced in multiple productions, including The Nutcracker, Les Sylphides, and Paquita. In high school she also joined her high school dance team and was eventually Captain her last year of high school. Gabbi continues to dance at UCLA through various dance organizations and is excited to continue her dance journey with the UCLA Ballet Company.


Favorite Ballet: Sleeping Beauty
Favorite Variation: Esmerelda’s variation from Don Quixote
Other Hobbies: Drawing, reading, working on spreads in her planner/bujo