A N D R E A   G I S E  is an interdisciplinary artist creating dance and technology based works for stage and film. In 2015 she formed dance aegis, an entity for the creation and production of movement based work. Her artistic interests are rooted in science, evolution, futurism, and the post-human body. In her evening length choreographic work Influential Body, dancers control audio and visual elements with wearable, interactive devices. Gise is currently on faculty at Pasadena City College where she teaches Improvisation, and also works for CalArts as an Arts Integration Specialist within the Community Arts Partnership. She spent ten years choreographing and performing in NYC before relocating to LA. She holds a BFA in Dance/Choreography from Marymount Manhattan College and an MFA in Choreography & Integrated Media from California Institute of the Arts. She continues to pursue her work as a choreographer, multi-media artist, educator and collaborator.