Gina Marie Borden (Assistant Director) is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, where she majored in dance and completed a program in women’s leadership. Her senior piece was a solo created collaboratively with former Trisha Brown Dance Company member Mariah Maloney. She has performed in works by Susan Rethorst, Beth Gill, and Lance Gries at New York Live Arts, and in a work by Jon Kinzel at Miller Theater. Borden choreographed Columbia University’s 119th Annual Varsity Show, performed a solo in GROUNDPLAN at La Plaza Cultural, and created work for Fete de l’Hurricane at Red Bean Studios. Other performance credits include Ferrum by Carte Blanche Performance, and ...on a darkling plain and Quizas by Andrew Jannetti and Dancers. Borden studied in Paris under the direction of Michael Foley and Colleen Thomas in June 2012. In August 2015, Borden attended Amalgamate Dance Company’s BREAK OUT dance program in Sant'Angelo in Vado, Italy, where she performed in works by Alana Marie Urda and Jessica Taylor. She was cast as a part of Amalgamate Dance Company’s Guest Artist Showcase 6 in a work by Bryan Strimpel, and is currently cast in a new work by fellow company member, Eveline Kleinjans.