Masterclass: Mr. Gaspard Louis, Founder and Artistic Director of Gaspard&Dancers

The CSU Dance Program will host a masterclass taught by Mr. Gaspard Louis, the Founder and Artistic Director of Gaspard&Dancers

This masterclass is generously supported by the Fort Collins Lincoln Center’s Outreach Program, and it is accessible to all CSU Dance Majors. For CSU students there is no requirement for signed liability waivers. The masterclass is also accessible to FTC Dance Community with registration and signed liability waivers for those attendees.

For questions about registration please contact Chung-Fu Chang:

Dance Guest Artist Gaspard Louis promotional photo

Gaspard Louis is the Founder and Artistic Director of Gaspard&Dancers (G&D). He received a BFA in Dance from Montclair State University and continued his dance studies on scholarship at Gus Giordano’s in Chicago and Nikolais/Louis Dance Lab in New York. Following his studies, he joined the New York based company called AllNations where he performed traditional dances from many parts of the world for US troupes across the globe. Subsequently, he performed and traveled worldwide with Pilobolus Dance Theater. He collaborated on the choreography of nine major dance works with the company and taught master dance classes both nationally and internationally. Gaspard received an MFA in Dance from the Hollins University/American Dance Festival Program and became the Director of ADF’s year-round creative movement outreach program which provides free dance classes to youth in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill community of North Carolina. His passion for dance has continued to lead him to work with local dancers and musicians. Additionally, Gaspard has been a guest teacher at Duke, Elon, and North Carolina Central Universities.

About Gaspard&Dancers Company:

Mission: Gaspard&Dancers is an inclusive and diverse dance company founded upon a shared passion for versatile movement that is physically inventive, emotionally dynamic, and inspiring to people of all ages and backgrounds. Through the creation of repertoire, performances, lecture demonstrations, workshops, short and long-term residencies within the North Carolina community and around the globe, our main purpose is to expand the perspectives and creative potential of all who see and share in our world.

History: Gaspard&Dancers was founded in 2009 by former Pilobolus dancer Gaspard Louis. The company produces an annual performance season at Duke University in Durham, NC and has recently been presented at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts in New York City, Cape Fear Stage in Wilmington, NC, Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC, Bermuda, and across North Carolina as part of the NC Dance

The Gaspard&Dancers performance at the Lincoln Center is Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Student tickets are $16:


Matinees at 11:00 am
October 10
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 11:00 am

Organizer: School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Phone: N/A

1400 Remington St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
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