Meet Our Faculty

Owners

Jenna

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SESSIONAL PROGRAMMING-OWNER
Jenna Brenan has been dancing since the age of four. Her background includes Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, and Irish. Jenna not only studied and trained locally here in Edmonton, but has also trained under a variety of professionals fr ... Read More

Chantel

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF FULL YEAR PROGRAMMING - OWNER
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. ~Wayne Dyer Chantel Sampson has been dancing since the age of three. A lifelong passion for dance has continued to fuel her spirit. ... Read More

Staff

Lara

Front Desk Staff
Imagine a world where everyone can go everywhere.  With a background in architecture, public engagement, user experience and human ecology, Lara is an industry expert who can get you there.  Her work makes everyday experiences more func ... Read More

Maddy

Front Desk Staff
Maddy Whitlow is currently a twelfth grade student and has recently been accepted into the University of Alberta with hopes to becoming a drama and social studies teacher. Back in the 2017/18 dance year she participated in two different dance classes ... Read More

Instructors

Ashley

Instructor
Ashley started dancing at the age of 3 at her local community league. She then continued her love for dance at Sandra Gray School of Dance all the way until she was 18 years old. Ashley’s dance background includes Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary an ... Read More

Bridget

Instructor
Bridget was introduced to dance in junior high when she began attending Victoria School of Visual and Performing Arts. She quickly fell in love and has continued to pursue dance as a career ever since.  She has extensive knowledge in choreograph ... Read More

Jason

Instructor
Jason discovered his passion for dance while in university; but is no stranger to the teaching and performing worlds. You might have seen Jason on stage while working towards his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre at Concordia and other performances around ... Read More

Jeannie

Instructor
Jeannie Vandekerkhove is a teacher, choreographer and dancer who trained classically in her youth, furthering her studies at Arts Umbrella and Ballet British Columbia’s Mentorship Program.She has taught professionally at Arts Umbrella, MareMac Danc ... Read More

Liesa

Instructor
Liesa has always loved to dance. Her mom likes to say Liesa danced before she knew how to walk, which makes sense since she owned a dance studio before Liesa was born, and was her very first teacher. Throughout her training, Liesa studied jazz, music ... Read More

Shara

Instructor
Shara has been dancing since the age of 6 and has been tapping her feet ever since! She grew up dancing at Sandra Gray School of Dance here in Edmonton. She trained in tap, jazz, ballet and musical theatre for 14 years and is where she met Ms Jenna. ... Read More

Masani

Instructor
Dive into the culture of West Africa and take a spiritual, musical journey. These dances are full of joy and rhythm, and are sure to energize your week! Our West African class is taught by Masani St. Rose-Toth, a captivating and authentic instructor ... Read More

Teighan

Instructor
Teighan is a dancer, singer, and actress. She has performed with Edmonton Opera, Edmonton Symphony, the Fringe Festival, and Edmonton Contemporary Dancers, to name a few. She is well versed in ballet, (RAD and Cecchetti), lyrical, modern, tap, contem ... Read More

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Instructor
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Jewel

Instructor
Jewel Zahr is a tap dancer from Edmonton, Alberta. Jewel started dancing in all disciplines at the age of four and quickly realized the love she had for tap. She graduated in 2016 from Victoria School of the Arts where she pursued her passion for the ... Read More

Robyn

Instructor
Robyn has been dancing from an early age, training in ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, as well as musical theatre, through which she quickly discovered her passion for dance. Wishing to pursue this, she attended Victoria School of the Arts where s ... Read More

Camille

Instructor
Camille Ensminger has trained and performed for many years in ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco and contemporary dance. She is currently in her 11th year performing with Orchesis Dance Group at the University of Alberta. Camille is a company member of Syna ... Read More

Erin

Instructor
Erin Brese is a dancer from Edmonton Alberta Canada. Erin took her first dance class when she was just 5 years old at Dance Unlimited. Every week she looked forward to slipping on her ballet shoes and getting her body moving! She continued to dance r ... Read More

Josh

Instructor
Josh Capulong entered the dance world at the age of 16 with recreational breakdancing. His life as a b-boy was short lived when the doctor told him that the constant strain on his wrists would lead to more serious health problems in the future. His i ... Read More

Farah

Instructor
Farah is a hip hop dancer from Edmonton, AB. Farah started dancing folklore in Lebanon at the age of 12 and realized that dancing is an astounding way to express herself. While attending M.E. Lazerte Highschool from 2012 through 2015, she experienced ... Read More

Shrina Patel

Instructor
Shrina Patel is a Performer, Actor, Yoga Teacher, Advocate, Choreographer and the Artistic Director and Founder of Shaktiflow. Her focus is choreographing movements that tell stories of gender and social inequality. The intention is to provoke c ... Read More