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 Fischer

Owner/Director
Jazz, Lyrical

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, Pointe

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 …

Laura Wahl

Office Manager, 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, and Contemporary

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, Contemporary, Stage

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

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

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 …

Samantha Presley

Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Stage, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop

amantha is a dynamic performer, instructor, and artist. As a Bachelor of Fine Arts holder majoring in Dance, Samantha has studied contemporary, ballet, and various modern dance techniques extensively at …

Samantha Penner

Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary, Stage, Musical Theatre, Stretch & Strength, Hip Hop, Creative Dance

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, …

Nicola Seward

All Genres, 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 …

Kaitlyn Ziegler

Acro, Stretch & 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 …

Jessica Visser

Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, Acro, Musical Theatre, and Hip Hop

Jessica began her dance training in Chilliwack at the age of 2 and quickly discovered her passion for dance. Since starting dance she has trained competitively in Chilliwack and Abbotsford …

Janet Smith

Tap and Musical Theater

Janet began her dance career at the age of 11 in London, England.  Her love for the stage soon turned her into a Professional Child Dancer in Stage, Film and …

Hailey Christensen

Musical Theatre, Jazz, Lyrical, Voice, Stage

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

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 …