began her early dance training with Corraine Collins Dance Studios in Cheltenham, England.
Following the ISTD syllabus Gemma holds certificates of Honors in Advanced Ballet, Tap & Modern also winning the Janet Cram Premier Modern Awards, Marjorie Davies Star Tap Award and numerous recognition at the Imperial Ballet Awards. Gemma was selected as a Ballet Scholar with ISTD in conjunction with dancers of the Royal Ballet and became a demonstrator for the new ISTD Ballet and Modern syllabus and video. She also asked to perform as a soloist and as a group ballet demonstrator at the ISTD Congress on several occasions.
She attended Doreen Bird Musical Theatre College on a dance and drama Scholarship graduating with First Class Honors. After a season dancing with Carnival Cruise Lines, Gemma decided to pursue her real passion of
contemporary dance and was awarded a place on the scholarship course at The Alvin Ailey School in New York City.
She has performed work by Matthew Rushing, Hope Boykin, Katie Morea, Nikki O’Hara, David Leighton, Andrew Wilson, Sabra Perry, Gary Jeter and Laurie Eisenhower. Gemma has worked with multiple contemporary dance companies including Eisenhower Dance and Artlab J.