Alex McBride is a Lafayette native who returns to the Acadiana area after working as a performer in NYC. He shares his professional dance experience through performance and teaching across the region.
Our Winter Session begins January 4th, 2021. Classes will be offered in-person and online!
Our Open Classes
Choose your style
Drop-in rates. No registration fees. Schedule flexibility.
Five Class Card (expires 60 days after purchase)
expires 2 months after purchase
Season Pass (unlimited classes for 2 months from purchase)
Basin Arts Class Membership
unlimited dance and fitness classes (12-month commitment)
- Choice of Basin Arts swag: t-shirt, water bottle or yoga mat
- Four guest class passes per year
Clare Cook is a choreographer, teacher, collaborator and the Director of Basin Arts. She teaches many of the dance classes including modern dance, beginner ballet, cardio dance, pilates and our youth classes.
Gina Aswell has 16 years of experience teaching ballet working with a range of students from beginner to advanced across Louisiana.
Leah Twilley has taught in the Acadiana area for over 10 years and has studied at Ohio Dance Theatre and The Ailey School in New York City.
Melana has studied many styles and techniques of dance including: Graham, Cunningham, Horton, Dunham, Gaga, Acrodance, West African, Afro-Caribbean, Katak, Samba, Tap and musical theater.
Michelle's class focus is about having fun, nothing too complex besides heart-pumping, non-stop moving and lots of sweating!
Sharon Leahy brings a wealth of experience to her tap classes informed from years of creating contemporary dance and theater works inspired by traditional dance forms.