Gina has been “officially” involved with the performing arts
since 1984 where she started with commercial acting and runway modeling
through Vannoy Talent Agency and various other agencies.
Gina worked her way through college earning a computer science degree,
where she met independent film artist Benn Ferrell; the owner of Comatose
She co-produced and starred in her first full feature productions as
Amanda in “In the Darkness”, Gabriela in “Na’
Fen Liôm” and “Lady Bright”.
Getting tired of the computer industry grind, Gina left Colorado for a
fun filled year in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she studied Television
and Film Acting at The Vancouver Film School and had the opportunity to
work with Canadian music channel in a music video for “Slowburn”
and feetfirst productions in independent shorts, “Sheena”
and “15 Minutes”.
Upon return, Gina continued to work with Benn, who started DockRat Productions
and starred as Shelly Holbert in the theater production of, “24
Hours and Something Original” and back to screen as Kristy McMahon,in
“WonderBred”. She worked in conjunction with DockRat Entertainment,
Vivtone Productions, with Tony and Viviane Hughes, and Napolean Hudson,
with Napoleon Live Productions in the cable access sketch comedy series
Rehearsing for her role as Janice in Camille's Magic
Driving, Camille to the limit
She has worked with the Michael Stansbury and the Masquers over
the years as well as worked in the Gay and Lesbian Theater
Festival with Tony Babin’s, UpStart Theater Ensemble,
where she played Mabel, in “The Most Fabulous Story
Ever Told”, Anactoria and Hera, in “Sappho in
Love”, and the Nurse in “As Is.” Gina played
in “Two by Two” as pagan worshipper Goldie for
StarBar Players, and the fabulous running dinner theater production
of “Party of One” with Encore!
She has been the Entertainment Coordinator
for Colorado Springs Gay Pridefest 2003 and Gay Pridefest
2004, and continues to manage and choreograph for the LEZBOS,
a fundraising entertainment ensemble and dance troupe. Whew!
This sounds exhausting. Where does Gina find the time?