Gina Rings, a Kokatha woman who resides in Adelaide. Gina has been a practicing arts worker specifically in dance theatre both contemporary and traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance. Gina has worked collaboratively with Artists and Filmmakers from across Australia developing works and representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through theatre, dance and film.
Gina has worked as a Choreographer, Director, and Producer, and Artist in Residence with various organisations including Catholic Education South Australia and the Australia Day Council South Australia. Her credits include a combination of dance theatre, film and festival productions, including working as Dance Artist on original works with Bangarra Dance Theatre - NINNI, Ochres, Fish, Rites, Minymaku Inma, Corroboree and Unaipon (for which Gina was also a Cultural Consultant).
Her choreographic credits include Petroglyphs - Signs of Life, Reliquary, Nyuntu Ngali, Second to None and Our Corka Bubs. Film attachments include Home and Away, and First Australians. Gina was a Performer and Dance Captain for Bran Nue Dae and featured in a short series called Who We Are. Gina completed the last editing process with a sizzler Inma Waru and worked closely as producer alongside Projection Artist Craig Walsh on an installation project for Australia Day 2019.
In 2019, Gina took on the interim position as Artistic Director for Kurruru Arts and Cultural Hub. In the same year, Gina successfully produced a short film for ABC iView's Deadly Family Portraits called Crombie Crew.