- Cary Grove High School Graduate 2021
- Illinois State University, BA Dance Teacher Education with a Physical Education Endorsement
Training & Performance Highlights
- Gia has been dancing since the age of 2 with styles including Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Acro, and Musical Theatre.
- At Cary Grove High School she was involved in the dance team and made varsity her sophomore year. She was also a member of Cary Grove Swing Choir (2019-2021), and was a part of 3 CG musicals.
- She was awarded the CGPAC Junior and Senior Teachers award (2016 and 2020).
- Gia also received a scholarship for dance performance to Illinois State University where she now continues her education to become a dance teacher.
- CGPAC Summer teacher since 2021
- AAD Bloomington teacher since 2022
- Barre Instructor at Yin Yang Pilates and Yoga since 2022
- CGPAC assistant (2017-2021)
Gia is now a full-time student at Illinois State University and lives in Cary over the summer. When she’s not dancing, she spends her time working at her mom’s Pilates studio in Lake Zurich. Her true passion is teaching and hopes to one day become a dance teacher full-time.