Basin Dance Collective is the resident contemporary dance company at Basin Arts led by Artistic Director, Clare Cook. Basin Dance Collective is an ensemble of high-caliber dancers, choreographers, and collaborators developing original dances reflective of the talent and vibrancy of South Louisiana as well as the professional standards of the greater dance industry. Also, Basin Dance Collective works to share the life-giving power of movement and dance to people of all ages, abilities and interests through workshops and outreach classes.

Don’t miss Basin Dance Collective’s next show, Sport Suites!

Meet the Company

Clare Cook

Clare Cook

Artistic Director

Clare Cook is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and community collaborator with a deep commitment to dance and the power of the arts to effect change.

Nicole Curtis

Nicole Curtis

Dancer

Nicole Curtis is a Lafayette native and a recent graduate of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette's Dance Program.

Whitney Hebert

Whitney Hebert

Dancer

Whitney Hebert's dance talent is matched with her wit, intellect and saavy choreographic brain with years of experience in the Acadiana community.

Sydni Bourg

Sydni Bourg

Dancer

Sydni Bourg's dancerly grace and grit provide an excellent balance as both performer and administrator at Basin Arts.

Rachel Geiger

Rachel Geiger

Dancer

Rachel Geiger has been dancing professionally since 2005 with companies including Full Circle Dance Company, the Contemporary Ballet of Pennsylvania, Rev9 Dance Company, VT Dance, and Campbell Dance Project.

Alex McBride

Alex McBride

Dancer

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.

Michael Gasper

Michael Gasper

Dancer

Michael Gasper comes to Basin Dance Collective to deepen his artistry after years of teaching.

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