writer, performer, singer, dancer, choreographer, pilgrim
Presenter and storyteller workshop leader,
with Teatro Luna West at Hotel Maya, California.
#WEALLGROW Latina Network Summit, 2019
Written + conceived by
in collaboration with
Stewart Owen Dance
Tina McGuire Theatre
Wortham Center for the Performing Arts
This immersive multimedia dance and spoken word installation is in collaboration with the awe inspiring WNC-based choreographers/dancers Stewart Owen Dance. Audiences will be surrounded on all sides by art installation, film, soundscapes and live performance. Experience exposed truth telling and tediously detailed personal accounts that showcase the cyclical nature and evolution of marriage. This inventive multimedia time capsule is based off of the original and autobiographical writing of Ms. Cornejo.
"Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" Wortham's Community Engagement Director, Jared McEntire, recorded a series of personalized songs to celebrate those who collectively pledged a challenge gift to support the end-of-year campaign. This rendition of "Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered," is performed by Asheville-based performing artist, writer, dancer Gina Cornejo, with accompaniment by Jared McEntire.
Back on stage, July 2021
Gina Cornejo & Jared McEntire performing their new collaboration of "Say A Little Prayer/Breathe" at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts season preview party. July 21 and 28, 2021, Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville, North Carolina.
Photo credit: Studio Misha
"Atmosphere" Film Teaser COMING SOON!
Filmed in Asheville, North Carolina, February 2021. New collaboration with Stewart/Owen Dance (Gavin Stewart and Vanessa Owen: collaborative directors, producers, choreographers, featured dancers), Michael-Jamar Jean Francois (collaborative director, videographer, editor), and Gina Cornejo (writer of "Atmosphere," performer, collaborative director).
Body of Work
Talking While Female and Other Dangerous Acts
"When She Passes," by Gina Cornejo:
writer, original story and concept.
Featured on Audible, 2019.
"When She Passes," recalls a tragic, yet tender, turning point that occurred while in Spain and Portugal, when hiking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, The Way of St. James. "Talking While Female and Other Dangerous Acts" created by Teatro Luna West. Download on @audible to show support for original stories written by Latinx, and women of color artists!
A XMAS Cuento Remix
Choreographer + Actor
An original Rolling World Premiere musical (with the National New Play Network), “A XMAS Cuento Remix,” performed at Milagro Theater in Portland.
"Atmosphere" by Gina Cornejo:
writer, original story, concept and performance.
Performed in collaboration with Stewart/Owen Dance.
November, 2020, live performance at Wortham Center for the Performing Arts.
Virtual performance of Still: Life available by donation.