Gina Bon-Perez is a passionate and dedicated dance educator who’s mentored and trained dancers for over thirty years. She received her BA in Performing Arts from Lindenwood University and during that time also studied ballet with Gary Hubbler at Webster University. She lived in New York City for ten years and studied at Broadway Dance Center and Steps and on scholarship in L.A at Tremaine Dance Center and The Edge Performing Arts Center. Professionally, she performed in stock and regional theatre as well as several Broadway National and European productions. Career highlights include touring the country in productions of State Fair, My Fair Lady, Evita, Prince and the Pauper, The King and I and the European tour of Grease. She’s been a faculty member and guest choreographer for many prestigious performing arts centers in the East Coast and St. Louis. In addition, she’s served as faculty member for several national dance conventions including Dance Masters of America and Kids Artistic Revue. Since 2008 she’s been on faculty at Center of Creative Arts where she’s taught jazz, musical theatre, tap and modern and led workshops and residencies for COCAbiz and COCAedu.
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