Solene Bernier École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

Solene Bernier

École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

Amy Campbell Bates Dance Festival Young Dancers Workshop Concordia University

Amy Campbell

Bates Dance Festival Young Dancers Workshop

Concordia University

Aliah Schwartz Concordia University Dance Program

Aliah Schwartz

Concordia University Dance Program

Liza Hartling University of Calgary- Dance (photo: Kate Hayter)

Liza Hartling

University of Calgary- Dance

(photo: Kate Hayter)

Chloe Hart Bates Dance Festival Young Dancers Workshop École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal (photo: Kate Hayter)

Chloe Hart

Bates Dance Festival Young Dancers Workshop

École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

(photo: Kate Hayter)

Sophie Zimmer Walnut Hill – USA graduated with high honours Boston Conservatory – USA studying Bachelor of Fine Arts (photo: Holly Crooks)

Sophie Zimmer

Walnut Hill – USA graduated with high honours

Boston Conservatory – USA studying Bachelor of Fine Arts

(photo: Holly Crooks)

Anya Pelot DomaineForgét Ryerson University – Dance Program Toronto School of Circus Arts

Anya Pelot

DomaineForgét

Ryerson University – Dance Program

Toronto School of Circus Arts

Sarah Hopkin Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer School Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Summer School ÉcoleSupérieure de Ballet du Québec – Summer School Ryerson University – Dance Program School of Toronto Dance Theatre – Summer Intensive ProArteDanza Summer Intensive Apprentice with Toronto Dance Theatre (photo: Sara Kardooni)

Sarah Hopkin

Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer School

Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Summer School

ÉcoleSupérieure de Ballet du Québec – Summer School

Ryerson University – Dance Program

School of Toronto Dance Theatre – Summer Intensive

ProArteDanza Summer Intensive

Apprentice with Toronto Dance Theatre

(photo: Sara Kardooni)

Kate Houston Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Summer Program National Ballet School – Summer Program Arts Umbrella École Supérieure de Ballet du Québec Le Jeune Ballet du Québec The Banff Professional Summer Dance Company MOVE: The Company – Joshua Beamish Candence Progressive Contemporary Ballet Springboard Danse Montréal

Kate Houston

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Summer Program

National Ballet School – Summer Program

Arts Umbrella

École Supérieure de Ballet du Québec

Le Jeune Ballet du Québec

The Banff Professional Summer Dance Company

MOVE: The Company – Joshua Beamish

Candence Progressive Contemporary Ballet

Springboard Danse Montréal

Bridget Lappin London Contemporary Dance School at The Place – UK Bern Ballet – Switzerland (Photo: Kate Hayter)

Bridget Lappin

London Contemporary Dance School at The Place – UK

Bern Ballet – Switzerland

(Photo: Kate Hayter)

Zoe Keijser Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer School North Pennsylvania Youth Ballet – USA Goh Ballet Academy Simon Fraser University – Dance Program Merce Cunningham Fellowship – USA Connecticut Ballet – USA

Zoe Keijser

Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer School

North Pennsylvania Youth Ballet – USA

Goh Ballet Academy

Simon Fraser University – Dance Program

Merce Cunningham Fellowship – USA

Connecticut Ballet – USA

Julian Czenze L’École Supérieure de Ballet du Quebéc LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

Julian Czenze

L’École Supérieure de Ballet du Quebéc

LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

Sarah Douglas York University – Dance Program Independent Dancer/ Choreographer

Sarah Douglas

York University – Dance Program

Independent Dancer/ Choreographer

Jessica Curtis Saint Mary’s University Dance Team The Woods professional hip-hop dance company (company in residence at Halifax Dance).

Jessica Curtis

Saint Mary’s University Dance Team

The Woods professional hip-hop dance company (company in residence at Halifax Dance).

Lydia Zimmer Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Summer Program Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer Program Walnut Hill – USA Boston Conservatory Dance Division– USA Alvin Ailey – USA Jacobs Pillow – USA North Carolina School for the Arts – USA The Movement Invention Project Springboard Danse Montréal Independent Dancer/Choreographer in Los Angeles and Boston – USA

Lydia Zimmer

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Summer Program

Canada’s National Ballet School – Summer Program

Walnut Hill – USA

Boston Conservatory Dance Division– USA

Alvin Ailey – USA

Jacobs Pillow – USA

North Carolina School for the Arts – USA

The Movement Invention Project

Springboard Danse Montréal

Independent Dancer/Choreographer in Los Angeles and Boston – USA

Melissa Lively School of Toronto Dance Theatre Independent Dancer/ Choreographer

Melissa Lively

School of Toronto Dance Theatre

Independent Dancer/ Choreographer

Victoria Diamond LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal Mission SocialePoétique (Cirque du Soleil) ThéâtreExpérimental Pigeons International Estelle Clareton Thierry Huard Mélanie Demers Cochemare – Clyde Henry Productions La Tête en Bas (Maxime Giroux) Empreintes (Théâtre à Corps Perdu)

Victoria Diamond

LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

Mission SocialePoétique (Cirque du Soleil)

ThéâtreExpérimental

Pigeons International

Estelle Clareton

Thierry Huard

Mélanie Demers

Cochemare – Clyde Henry Productions

La Tête en Bas (Maxime Giroux)

Empreintes (Théâtre à Corps Perdu)

Miriah Brennan LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal Phin Performing Arts Mocean Dance

Miriah Brennan

LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal

Phin Performing Arts

Mocean Dance

Natalie Lyons University of Toronto Dance Group So You Think You Can Dance Canada Clear Talent Group Independent dancer in Los Angeles

Natalie Lyons

University of Toronto Dance Group

So You Think You Can Dance Canada

Clear Talent Group

Independent dancer in Los Angeles

Vivika Ballard Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Professional Program New Zealand School of Dance Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada GenY Project Mocean Dance

Vivika Ballard

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Professional Program

New Zealand School of Dance

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada

GenY Project

Mocean Dance

Emma Kerson School of Toronto Dance Theater Fantasies and Other Poisons by Sharon B. Moore (Co-producer / dancer) Toronto Heritage Dance Niagara Dance Company Kemi Contemporary Dance Projects Warm Laundry (Dance Collective) Dance Matters

Emma Kerson

School of Toronto Dance Theater

Fantasies and Other Poisons by Sharon B. Moore (Co-producer / dancer)

Toronto Heritage Dance

Niagara Dance Company

Kemi Contemporary Dance Projects

Warm Laundry (Dance Collective)

Dance Matters

Gillian Seaward-Boone LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de DanseContemporaine de Montréal SinhaDanse Pigeons International Blackandblue Dance Projects SINS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia) O Vertigo Danse Phin Performing Arts Mocean Dance (photo: Val Boulet)

Gillian Seaward-Boone

LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de DanseContemporaine de Montréal

SinhaDanse

Pigeons International

Blackandblue Dance Projects

SINS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia)

O Vertigo Danse

Phin Performing Arts

Mocean Dance

(photo: Val Boulet)

Melanie Ferro Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Summer Program Alberta Ballet – Summer Program North Carolina School of Performing Arts – BFA – USA David Parsons Danny Grossman Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre Mocean Dance (photo: Holly Crooks)

Melanie Ferro

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School – Summer Program

Alberta Ballet – Summer Program

North Carolina School of Performing Arts – BFA – USA

David Parsons

Danny Grossman

Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre

Mocean Dance

(photo: Holly Crooks)

Paul Deadder Toronto Dance Theater (studied and graduated on scholarship) Danny Grossman Dance Company Videos with Weakerthans and Alanis Morisette Choreographer of own work and for Cindi Lauper

Paul Deadder

Toronto Dance Theater (studied and graduated on scholarship)

Danny Grossman Dance Company

Videos with Weakerthans and Alanis Morisette

Choreographer of own work and for Cindi Lauper

Jolene Devoe School of Toronto Dance Theatre Independent dancer – Toronto, ON

Jolene Devoe

School of Toronto Dance Theatre

Independent dancer – Toronto, ON

Molly Johnson School of Toronto Dance Theatre Julia Sasso Dances CORPUS Irondale Esemble Project ZataOmm Dance Projects Judith Marcuse Projects Bouchard Danse Forcier Stage Work Dusk Dances Le Carré des Lombes Dora Mayor Awards (Dance Juror) Member of The Canadian alliance Dance Artists Member of The Dancer Transition Resource Centre

Molly Johnson

School of Toronto Dance Theatre

Julia Sasso Dances

CORPUS

Irondale Esemble Project

ZataOmm Dance Projects

Judith Marcuse Projects

Bouchard Danse

Forcier Stage Work

Dusk Dances

Le Carré des Lombes

Dora Mayor Awards (Dance Juror)

Member of The Canadian alliance Dance Artists

Member of The Dancer Transition Resource Centre

Sarah Rozee LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de DanseContemporaine de Montréal Mocean Dance (Co-founder/ Artistic Director/ Dancer) Phin Performing Arts The Room (Co-founder) (photo: Holly Crooks)

Sarah Rozee

LADMMI (Les Ateliers de Danse Moderns de Montréal Inc.) Lately known as École de DanseContemporaine de Montréal

Mocean Dance (Co-founder/ Artistic Director/ Dancer)

Phin Performing Arts

The Room (Co-founder)

(photo: Holly Crooks)

Lisa Phinney School of Toronto Dance Theatre CORPUS Kaejad’Dance Mocean Dance (Co-Founder/ Artistic Director/ Dancer) Phin Performing Arts (Artistic Director/ Choreographer/ Dancer) (photo: Holly Crooks)

Lisa Phinney

School of Toronto Dance Theatre

CORPUS

Kaejad’Dance

Mocean Dance (Co-Founder/ Artistic Director/ Dancer)

Phin Performing Arts (Artistic Director/ Choreographer/ Dancer)

(photo: Holly Crooks)

Alexis Milligan Jacob’s Pillow Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre George Brown Theatre School British American Drama Academy Professional Actor 13 Years Unions: Canadian Actor’s Equity Association, ACTRA Current Director-in-Residence at Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Current Board Chair of Theatre Nova Scotia Associate Teacher with the Society of Russian Ballet

Alexis Milligan

Jacob’s Pillow

Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre

George Brown Theatre School

British American Drama Academy

Professional Actor 13 Years

Unions: Canadian Actor’s Equity Association, ACTRA

Current Director-in-Residence at Two Planks and a Passion Theatre

Current Board Chair of Theatre Nova Scotia

Associate Teacher with the Society of Russian Ballet

Sara Coffin Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts-BFA Dalhousie University- BScK Edam Dance (Study) The Holy Body Tattoo Mascall Dance Kinesis Dance Susan Elliott Tilt Sound + Motion Daelik/ MACHiNENOiSY Claire French SINS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia) Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Dance Dept- Assistant Programmer and Faculty Mocean Dance- Interim Artistic Director, Artistic Associate Smith College- Teaching Fellowship and MFA, Dance

Sara Coffin

Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts-BFA

Dalhousie University- BScK

Edam Dance (Study)

The Holy Body Tattoo

Mascall Dance

Kinesis Dance

Susan Elliott

Tilt Sound + Motion

Daelik/ MACHiNENOiSY

Claire French

SINS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia)

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Dance Dept- Assistant Programmer and Faculty

Mocean Dance- Interim Artistic Director, Artistic Associate

Smith College- Teaching Fellowship and MFA, Dance

Alicia Orr MacDonald Mocean Dance (Co-Founder/ Co-Artistic Director/ Dancer) Feet to the Beat (Founder, Administrator and Instructor) Film entitled “Snow,” directed by Rohan Fernando Artistic Director of The Young Company of Halifax Dance Principal of Halifax Dance

Alicia Orr MacDonald

Mocean Dance (Co-Founder/ Co-Artistic Director/ Dancer)

Feet to the Beat (Founder, Administrator and Instructor)

Film entitled “Snow,” directed by Rohan Fernando

Artistic Director of The Young Company of Halifax Dance

Principal of Halifax Dance

Jacinte Armstrong New World School of the Arts- USA Verve Mwendo (Founding member) SINS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia) Mocean Dance (photo: Holly Crooks)

Jacinte Armstrong

New World School of the Arts- USA

Verve Mwendo (Founding member)

SINS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia)

Mocean Dance

(photo: Holly Crooks)

Carolle Crooks Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School- Summer Program Mocean Dance (Co-founder/ Co-Artistic director/ Artistic Director/ Dancer) ImpulsTanz International Dance Festival- Austria

Carolle Crooks

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School- Summer Program

Mocean Dance (Co-founder/ Co-Artistic director/ Artistic Director/ Dancer)

ImpulsTanz International Dance Festival- Austria

Sara Harrigan State University of New York- Purchase College BFA in Dance Performance Jacob’s Pillow School of Toronto Dance Theatre Mocean Dance (Founding member and Co-Artistic Director) ImpulsTanz International Dance Festival- Austria Member of Canadian Dance Alliance of Dance Artists Member of Canadian Dance Assembly Member of Dance Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Talent Trust selection committee

Sara Harrigan

State University of New York- Purchase College BFA in Dance Performance

Jacob’s Pillow

School of Toronto Dance Theatre

Mocean Dance (Founding member and Co-Artistic Director)

ImpulsTanz International Dance Festival- Austria

Member of Canadian Dance Alliance of Dance Artists

Member of Canadian Dance Assembly

Member of Dance Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Talent Trust selection committee

Michelle Murphy Canada’s National Ballet School- Professional Program National Ballet Academy of Amsterdam Dutch National Ballet

Michelle Murphy

Canada’s National Ballet School- Professional Program

National Ballet Academy of Amsterdam

Dutch National Ballet

Skye Nicolson School of Toronto Dance Theatre Independent dancer- Toronto, ON

Skye Nicolson

School of Toronto Dance Theatre

Independent dancer- Toronto, ON

Micaela Archer-Shee Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School- Summer Program Banff Center for the Arts L’École Supérieure de Ballet du Quebec Le Jeune Ballet du Quebec Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montréal Toronto Fringe Festival of Independent Artists Halifax Live Art Atlantic Fringe Festival Owner of Coastal Dance Studio

Micaela Archer-Shee

Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada School- Summer Program

Banff Center for the Arts

L’École Supérieure de Ballet du Quebec

Le Jeune Ballet du Quebec

Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montréal

Toronto Fringe Festival of Independent Artists

Halifax Live Art

Atlantic Fringe Festival

Owner of Coastal Dance Studio

Ruth Ellen Kroll Jackson North Carolina School of Performing Arts- USA Martha Graham Dance Ensemble New York City Opera Cortez and Company Patricia Kenny Dance Collection Robert Battle Parsons Dance Company

Ruth Ellen Kroll Jackson

North Carolina School of Performing Arts- USA

Martha Graham Dance Ensemble

New York City Opera

Cortez and Company

Patricia Kenny Dance Collection

Robert Battle

Parsons Dance Company