Our teachers have been individually selected based on their skills and passion for both dancing and teaching. With choreography and dedication second to none, our faculty is here to provide excellence in dance training, education and performance to all our students.

Faculty and Staff

Amanda Francis

Owner/Director
Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop

Born and raised on the North Shore, performing has always been a passion for Amanda. As a child she was busy putting on shows, and choreographing routines for anyone who …

Sally Chan

RAD Ballet, Ballet Stretch & Strength

Sally began her love of dance at the Hong Kong Preliminary Ballet School at the age of three. Moving to Vancouver, she trained at the Goh Ballet Academy studying Vaganova …

Hailey Christensen

Musical Theatre, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Voice

Hailey has danced almost her entire life. She has trained in areas of dance including Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Lyrical and Contemporary. While in high school, Hailey trained at …

Alex Bleim

Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet + Pointe

Alex is an emerging choreographer/dancer from Vancouver, BC. Having recently completed four years at Ryerson University, Alex has received her BFA in Performance Dance with honours. Specializing in ballet, contemporary …

Teghan Fedor

Ballet, Stretch and Strength, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Jazz

Teghan discovered her passion for dance at the young age of four, training in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap and hip hop in North Vancouver, Canada.  Following high school, Teghan was …

Laura Wahl

Office Admin, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap

Canadian born Laura Wahl started her passion of dance at the age of three. She spent her childhood and teenage years competing both as a solo-artist and in a group …

Brittnay Sleva

Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Ballet

Born and raised in Vancouver, Brittnay has spent over 20 years training and performing in styles such as ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and contemporary, to name a few. She has …

Colleen Schnurr

Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop

Colleen grew up dancing in Ontario where she trained in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, musical theatre and modern. Colleen spent summers training in New York City at Broadway …

Margaret Martin

Ballet, Pointe, Conditioning, Performance Teacher

Margaret, upon graduation from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Program, moved to Connecticut and danced with Hartford Ballet and Works/Laura Glenn Dance. Ms. Margaret also spent two summers at …

Jo-Ann Gordon

Ballet, Pointe, Teacher Coaching

Miss Jo-Ann is a professional ballet teacher and mother of two. She is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy Dance and received her training with Toronto’s National Ballet School of Canada. Not only …

Trishya Perera

Hip Hop, Contemporary, Jazz and Lyrical

Trishya Perera (B.F.A, R.A.D, P.A.A) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher and judge who found her passion at a very young age. She has been trained in a range of different …

Samantha Penner

Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary

Samantha is an Abbotsford born dancer, instructor, and choreographer, and has been training in dance since the age of 8. Since then, she has trained in contemporary, modern, ballet, jazz, …

Kaitlyn Ziegler

Acro, Stretch and Strength, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary

Kaitlyn is a very versatile dancer, trained in jazz, lyrical, stage, hip hop, ballet, acro and more. Throughout her studio training she focused on ballet, achieving very high marks for …

Nicola Seward

All Genres + Tap, Office Admin

Growing up on the North Shore, Nicola has been dancing since she was three. She started competitive classes at age 7 at Vanleena Dance Academy, where her passion for dance …

Lauren Clokie

Office Administrator