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