Gina Bon-Perez is a passionate and dedicated dance educator who’s been teaching for over twenty years. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from Lindenwood University. She lived in NYC for ten years and performed professionally in stock and regional theatre as well as several Broadway National and European productions. Professionally she toured the country in productions of State Fair, My Fair Lady, Evita, The King and I and the European tour of Grease. She’s also performed in regional productions of Chicago (Velma Kelly), Nunsense II (Sister Leo), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Rosa Bud), A Chorus Line and the world premiere of Prince and the Pauper. As a dance educator she taught and choreographed for some of the most prestigious performing arts schools in the NY tri-state area leading theatre dance workshops and setting choreography for student dance companies. Since moving back to St. Louis she’s led workshops at several area schools and colleges as well as a 10-week residency for St. Louis Dancing Classrooms. She’s been a teaching artist for COCA since 2008 where she’s served in the jazz, musical theatre, tap and modern departments.