A N D R E A   G I S E  is a choreographer and multimedia artist working in live and film mediums. She is the Artistic Director of LA Based company DANCE AEGIS, a entity for the creation, production, and investigation of dance, film, and technology based works. She holds an MFA in Choreography and Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts. Originally from Baltimore, she attended Carver Center for Arts & Technology for her early training. For her undergraduate degree, Gise relocated to NYC where she earned a BFA in Dance/Choreography from Marymount Manhattan College. She created work in NYC for ten years, working as Artistic Director of her own Dance & Collaborative Arts Company, showing work all over Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she works as a Dance Educator at colleges, schools and studios. She continues to pursue her work as a choreographer and enthusiastic collaborator