Gina Aswell

Teaching Artists

Gina Aswell, a native of Opelousas, began her studies with Hebert Dancentre and Lafayette Ballet Theatre, where she was a company member for nearly a decade. She studied with the Joffrey Ballet School in New York for a year working with Trinette Singleton, Eleanor D’Antuono, David Howard, Rebecca Wright, Kathy Posin and John Magnus and later acquired her BFA in Dance from UL. Gina has 16 years of experience teaching ballet working with a range of students from beginner to advanced in both Mississippi and Louisiana and has choreographed and presented works for UL and dance studios across Acadiana. She was also a recent recipient of the ArtSpark grant presenting work with Basin Arts Dance Collective.