Andrea Basile is a dance educator, director, and choreographer, originally from Albuquerque, NM. Ms. Basile began her dance training under the direction of Karen Alwin and Lynn Cox, continuing at the San Francisco Ballet School prior to her professional career. Over her eighteen-year career in the Bay Area, Ms. Basile performed with dance companies including San Francisco Ballet, ODC Dance, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Kate Weare Company, Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, Smuin Ballet, The Lawrence Pech Dance Company, and The Foundry.
Founder and Artistic Director of LINES Contemporary Ballet, Alonzo King, choreographed “Pas” for Ms. Basile and Homer Avila, which premiered with Axis Dance Company, toured to the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage and was featured on the cover of Dance Magazine. Ms. Basile’s teaching career spans 27 years. She has been an instructor at many dance schools including LINES Ballet School, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Cincinnati Ballet Academy, Marin Dance Theater, the ODC School, and Magnify Dance Center. Ms. Basile moved back to New Mexico in 2015 and became a co-owner of Magnify Dance Center and the Artistic Director of Magnify Dance Ensemble. In 2016 Ms. Basile founded The Five Point Dancer Method. This method cultivates wellness and prioritizes the mental and physical health of dancers in the studio with a track record of creating positive changes for dancers, faculty, and parents. Ms. Basile is thrilled to bring her knowledge and passion for dance education to Boulder Ballet.