As host of the series Gigi Edgley is charged with introducing each week's challenge to the group of contestants. The internationally renowned actress is originally from Australia. Gigi has a long and rich history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company's critically – acclaimed sci-fi cult series, Farscape. In which she starred for over four years.
Gigi stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most loved, and at times controversial characters in the series.
Additionally Edgley has appeared in countless film and television series including Rescue Special Ops, USA's Starter Wife, Tricky Business, Syfy's Showdown at Area 51 and Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats and Day of The Roses.
She has a long list of theatre credits as well, which include: Kill Everything You Love, 4.48 Psychosis, The Rover, Boy's Life, Romeo And Juliet, Road, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Les Miserables.
Gigi was nominated for the Film's Critic's Circle awards for best lead actress in the feature Last Train To Freo, the Syfy Genre Award for Best Supporting actress, the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a television series and Maxim Award for Sexiest Space Babe.
Edgley is also a recording artist, creator of original comic books, director and producer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology after entering in the auditions along side hundreds of other candidates.
Check out this exclusive bonus scene from Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge episode 8!
Eliminated creature designers return to help the final three design, build and perform a full body mystical creature, including props and special effects. Who will be crowned winner?
Get a closer look at all the creatures from episode 8!