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Miss. Chelsea's love of dance has grown since starting at the age of 2. She is a national champion in Canada and the United States, winning numerous scholarships and titles. Chelsea was trained at Dimensions In Dance which is the top studio in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region. Chelsea studied dance with the internationally renowned choreographer and studio owner Kimberly Kay, the mega talented and Dora Mavor Award nominated performer, educator and adjudicator Jay T. Schramek. Chelsea started her ballet training at age 3 and has strong technique training from the talented Katherine Kuwabara, R.A.D. Chelsea has many exams under her belt, obtaining Distinction for all ballet exams and is currently working to achieve her Solo Seal Award, which is the highest vocational graded examination at the Royal Academy of Dance. Chelsea has successfully completed her Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Certificate Program and is now RAD certified. Chelsea has successfully completed her studies in child psychology, anatomy and kinesiology, body conditioning and health & safety. She is also a member of the Professional Adjudicator Alliance. Chelsea has also been a guest choreographer at Dance Attack workshops. Chelsea has done master classes with Blake McGrath, Stacey Tookey and professional dancer and clinician Michel Figaux and many, many more. Chelsea's training is extensive and continues to attend and participate in many workshops, teacher expos and seminars to bring your children the most up to date dance training.
Mariah’s passion for dance began at the age of three, training at Grand River Dance Academy in Fergus, ON. She has excelled in RAD ballet exams and received high level achievements in both CDTA jazz and tap examinations. Mariah started competing at the age of 13 and continued training under Lisa Collins and Cora Kozaris in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, lyrical, hip hop, and acrobatics. Mariah later joined Bringing Tap Back where she was taught and mentored by Everett Smith. In 2013, Mariah graduated high school from Eastwood Collegiate Institute as a dance and drama major. Mariah has performed as a tap dancer in three shows with Everett Smith’s tap company Bringing Tap Back. She participated in Keisha Chante and JRDN’s music videos as a backup dancer, was a dancer in Ballet Jorgens ‘The Nutcracker’ for three seasons and spent a season performing as a Junior Dance Pak dancer for the NBA Raptors. In 2010, she competed in Reisa, Germany at IDO World Tap Championships. Mariah traveled to Los Angeles, New York, and Toronto to participate in dance classes and work shops with world renown choreographers. Mariah’s professional career started at the young age of 17. It began with dancing for Canada’s Wonderland and choreographing for local community theatres. After graduating high school, she continued her career in Entertainment as a dancer for Disney Cruise Line on the Disney Wonder, Dream, and Fantasy vessels. She has completed her Module One Certification with Acrobatic Arts and is continuing to seek out opportunities to grow as an instructor. Mariah is a passionate and dedicated instructor and dancer who is excited about sharing her love for dance with the students of Chelsea’s Dance Pac.
Dave is a part of Ambitious Movement, a Hip-hop based dance and Entertainment Company lead by choreographer Ambitious Anthony Smith.
Dave has made televised appearances on “So You Think You Can Dance” Pre show, Family Channel’s “The Next Step,” Toronto’s Public Health commercial, Chapman's Ice Cream commercial, "Reign" from the CW Network and a few music videos. He’s also showcased his talent on stages such as World of Dance (Toronto), Wii Day, Toronto’s Choreographers Ball, and the Bazaar Dance Showcase just to name a few. You may also find Dave on the judging panel for Hip-Hop International’s Canadian Hip-Hop Championships.
Dave is trained in different styles of Hip-hop but has trained intensively in waving, popping, tutting, breakin’ and house. He specializes in hip-hop choreography, Hip-hop technique, R&B and tumbling. With all this knowledge under his belt, Dave decided to begin passing it down to the next generations and created his crew, “Rising Legion.”
Born and raised in the small town of Ayr, Ontario, Nicole began her dancing career at the age of 3 in Paris, Ontario. Across the years, Nicole travelled wherever her love for dance took her, from Burlington to Kitchener and ended her competitive career where she started, in Paris, Ontario. Over the years, Nicole gained experience and completed exams both in Russian and RAD Ballet. Nicole has also trained under the professional hand of Miss Paula Morgan of L.A. Miss Paula has her own technique which consists of three levels and Nicole has been training and working with this technique since the age of 10. Nicole has attended many workshops and training classes to improve her passion for dance and along with that she has travelled to New York City and taken classes at Steps on Broadway and has also travelled with Carnival Cruise Lines and performed with them. Nicole has also performed with the Toronto Raptors at half time and is looking forward to similar opportunities in the near future. Currently, Nicole gives her teaching time to numerous studios within the GTA region. In 2015, Nicole received the Young Choreographers Award at the age of 17 from Shine Dance Competition receiving a score of 95+ in the senior category. Since this first choreography recognition, Nicole’s choreography and students have competed and been recognized at numerous national competitions, achieving many titles, special awards, and scholarships. Nicole’s students have attended The Dance Awards in Orlando, Florida and in Las Vegas, where they have been selected to compete for the title of Best Dancer 2019 and have placed in the Top 10 dancers. Nicole’s students have also been invited to exciting opportunities such as Stacey Tookey’s Camp Protégé and have received numerous scholarships for Dancer Palooza conventions with pieces choreographed by Nicole. Nicole is a fully certified ADAPT teacher under Mr. & Mrs. Foley and she is also a member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance run by Mr. Scott Kufske! Nicole’s message to the dancers: “Go out there, do your best, and shine bright like a diamond!”
Courteney began dancing at the age of 3 starting her dance training in Ballet. Throughout her ballet training with the Society of Russian Ballet she has achieved her exam certificates for levels 3 through 8, Pre Elementary, Elementary, and Intermediate. As she grew older, she grew increasingly eager to expand her knowledge in various dance styles. Courteney began training at the Barrie School of Dance at age 7 and soon after joined the competitive team. She has been trained in, and is currently studying Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Pointe, Pas de Deux, Basic Acrobatics, Basic Aerial, and various cultural styles. Courteney continued her training and graduated Spring of 2019 with a Diploma from the Dance Performance Program at Centennial College. Throughout her years of dancing, she has danced as an apprentice with the company Simcoe Contemporary Dancers and has worked on contract with TDC Entertainment. She has also had the opportunity to dance at the Premier’s Awards Gala for all Ontario Colleges in 2018. Volunteering opportunities have allowed her to share her knowledge with students while choreographing pieces at her high school and home dance studio. Courteney is now continuing her career seeking new experiences performing as well as teaching and is ready for any opportunities and challenges coming her way.
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