Gina Aswell

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER/TEACHER Gina began her studies with Hebert Dancentre and Lafayette Ballet Theatre, studying with the Joffrey Ballet School in New York for a year. She later acquired a BFA in Dance from UL. She has 16 years of experience teaching ballet in both MS and LA and has been a collaborator with Cathy Hebert on several works across Acadiana. She worked with the USA International Ballet Competition - the Olympics of Ballet - in 2006. Gina currently teaches at Basin Arts, Jill Listi Dance Studio, Hebert Dancentre, Dance Connection, Studio 84, and the Dance Pointe. She is the ballet master of Basin Arts Dance Collective, and her work was featured in the 2018 State of La Danse at ULL. She attended the teacher training course at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet in August 2019. She was the recipient of an ArtSparks grant in 2019 and created the multidisciplinary performance art work, “Every place we ever lived”.