Deanna Bourgeois

Ms. Deanna is from Gonzales, Louisiana and has been training for 20+ years in the dance arts.  She developed most of her skills at Center Stage Performing Arts Academy.  The studio formed in her a passion for musical theater and Broadway, as well as jazz, tap, contemporary, lyrical, and various other styles.  She competitively danced with Center Stage for 8 years and was also a member of the high school dance team as a captain for 3 years.  After graduating high school, she was a 3-year member of the LSU Tiger Girls dance team, where she competed at Universal Dance Association’s National Competition annually in both Hip-Hop and Jazz (Division 1A).  During her time on the team, she also got to perform at football, basketball, and baseball games, traveled to various SEC events, and even witnessed the 2019 College Football National Championship in uniform from the sidelines.  Since graduating from LSU, she continues her education at the University of St. Augustine for Health Science here in Austin in pursuit of a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy.  She loves working with young dancers on strength and technique as well as evolving their movement quality through different styles of choreography.

Eva Gonzalez

Ms. Eva is originally from Monterrey, Mexico. With many years of training in numerous dance styles, she pursued a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). She has also completed her Mat and Reformer Pilates training through Balanced Body, and is currently earning her Apparatus training hoping to become a comprehensive Instructor within the next year. While working on getting her certification in Pilates, she has found ways to enhance her way of teaching dance technique. Her ambitions to help the community led her to become Vice President (2017-18) and Social Chair (2018-19) of Chi Tau Epsilon, the dance honor society at SHSU. Gonzalez has performed in Mind the Gap and Barnstorm at The MATCH Theatre in Houston, the American College Dance Association (ACDA) Southern Conference, Dana Nicolay’s A Wynne Home Nutcracker and multiple times in Danscape at the Hobby Center in Houston. She has been a dance teacher for seven years and a choreographer for five years, having her choreography win judges awards, teacher awards, and high point awards in regionals and nationals at Dance Showcase USA, Star Systems, Stage One, Starbound, Legacy, VIP, Kids Artistic Revenue (KAR) and 8 Talent dance competitions. She enjoys sharing her love of dance and hopes to inspire and challenge her students while helping them reach their goals! Gonzalez is extremely excited to be a part of the Synergy Dance Family!