Gema Casino

Gema Casino

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Born in Valencia, she began her classical dance studies at the Escuela de Danza Carmen López, finishing them at the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático y Danza de Valencia. She continued her training in Madrid with teachers such as Lázaro Carreño and Carmina Ocaña, and in Valencia with the teachers Simon Mottram, África Hernández and Miroslav Fila, being in 1997 when she joined the young Neoclassical Dance Company "Art Ballet" under the direction of África Hernández.

In 1999 she joined the Chemnitz Opera Ballet in Germany, under the direction of Ricardo Fernando and in 2000 she joined the corps de ballet of Thüringen Landestheater Eisenach, Germany, where she remained until 2006, dancing the last four years as a soloist dancer under the direction of Sabine Pechuel (200-2004) and Tomasz Kajdanski (2004-2006).

In 2007 she began to work as ballet teacher at the Escuela de Danza María Carbonell and at the Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Valencia (Valencia Professional Dance Conservatory), where she currently teaches.

Since 2010 she is president of ADAM, Association of Dance and Art of the Mediterranean, being the director of the International Dance Campus of Valencia organized by ADAM and the Dance Gala "Somos Arte", organized by ADAM with the collaboration of the Hortensia Herrero Foundation.