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Josh

Co-Director

Josh Nitkin has been a dancer and performer for over 23 years. Having trained in Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Swing, Breakdancing, Lyrical and Contemporary. Josh has a full arsenal under his belt. In the last few years Josh has done a number of shows with lead roles including Hines in The Pajama Game, Reverend Parris in The Crucible and Nikko in The Wizard of Oz. Josh has also done several contracts with Celebrity Cruise Lines as a Production Cast Dancer performing in such shows as “The Spectacle of Broadway”, “Let’s Rock!” and “Celebrate The World” while being able to perform all over Central and South America. Josh has had the opportunity to take master classes with LA and Toronto's top dancers and choreographers including Kelly Konno (Janet Jackson dancer), Tyce Diorio (So You Think You Can Dance) Linda Garneau (Helix Dance Project) and Shawn Byfield and Jeff Wong (Thrive! Entertainment). Josh has worked with PAEC (Performing Arts Educators of Canada) in creating a Hip Hop/Urban Syllabus for all to learn from. Recently Josh had the opportunity to tour with CORPUS Dance Projects performing all over Europe and Japan.

Josh trained at Ryerson University in the dance program, and from there went to study at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts where he studied Acting, Singing as well as Dancing. On the road to becoming a true triple threat, Josh is a force to be reckoned with.


 

Richelle

Co-Director

Richelle has been a performer for 20 years. She started at the age of three with dance, and quickly expanded her repertoire to add singing and acting as well. Since her young age she has been in such shows as “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, “Grease”, “Hairpray” as well as “The Pajama Game” to name a few. She was also part of the Canadian premiere of “String of Pearls”. Recently, Richelle did a tour with The National Tap Dance Company of Canada, touring all over Ontario performing in various schools and festivals. Richelle’s passion for the performance arts has also taken her to film.  One of her films “Cognition” was entered into the Boston Film Festival. Her love and passion for performing knows no bounds.

Richelle trained at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, where she studied under the Triple Threat Program, studying Acting, Singing and Dancing. On her way to becoming a true triple threat, Richelle’s career is still just beginning.


 

 


 

Ana

Instructor

Ana Pacanins is originally from Montreal, Quebec, and grew up in the competitive world of dance as part of Ethel Bruneau Hoofers and Hip-hop troupe. Ana is a tap teacher in multiple studios and is an award winning choreographer. In 2010 she assisted tap master Jason Janas at the “Triple Threat” dance convention in Calgary. In 2011, she performed in the “Feats Festival” in Edmonton with Lisa La Touche & at Lane Alexander’s “Chicago Human Rhythm Project” in Chicago. She also assisted Tap Master and Legend Dianne “Lady-Di” Walker in Tasha Lawson’s 2011 Tri-Tone Productions “Rhythm Body and Soul” workshop. Ana has also performed in the Musicals “Anything Goes” directed by Randy Davis and in the “Modern Version of the Nutcracker” from PM Productions. She was part of Travis Knights’ tap company “Dynamix Soles” in Montreal and a part of Danny Nielsen’s tap company “Danny Nielsen and the Tap Messengers” in Calgary. She has also appeared on tv shows like “Edible Incredible” and “On the Road Again”. Most recently Ana performed at the “Soul 2 Sole” festival in Austin, Texas, at the “Feats Festival” in Alberta, Edmonton with Danny Nielsen and at the 10th annual LA Tap Festival “All Star Show” in Los Angeles, California in a piece choreographed by Tap Master Jason Janas. New to Toronto, Ana is now a new member of Everett Smith’s professional tap company “Bringing Tap Back”.



 

 

Camille

Instructor

Camille Dziewurski has been teaching and performing in many styles of dance for over 10 years.  She has been trained under C.D.T.A., C.D.M.A., A.D.A.P.T., Cecchetti, Vaganova  and Paula Morgan syllabus’ and continues her training in jazz, ballet, hip hop and contemporary, taking classes and workshops with the industry’s leading dance professionals such as LaurieAnn Gibson and Brian Friedman (to name a few). She is always trying to hone and perfect her craft as an educator and performer.

As a dance educator, Camille teaches jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, musical theatre and hip hop at both recreational and competitive levels and her students have won numerous high-score and choreography awards.   She is a certified dance teacher with Canadian Dance Masters of America (C.D.M.A.) and is certified with Professional Adjudication Alliance (P.A.A.).  She also teaches the curriculum dance unit in many school boards across Ontario and has taught Teacher Training workshops to help school teachers better understand how to turn ‘non-dancers’ into dancers.

As a performer she has worked all over the world, performing in shows from Latin America, Europe and Asia.  She has also danced and choreographed for Toronto’s leading entertainment dance companies as well as numerous commercials, music videos, television shows and movies.  Most recently, Camille is returning to Toronto after performing as a featured dancer onboard Princess Cruises and can be seen performing in various productions and shows across the GTA.

Her passion for continually striving to evolve as a dancer and dance educator is contagious with her students as she trains them to find balance with strong technique while emitting a passion for performance in their dancing


 

Rosemary

 

Rosemary

Instructor

Rosemary has been dancing for over 20 years, She was a performer for the Bulgarian Opera House. Rosemary was the Ballet Master Choreographer for the National TV in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has also choreorgraphed over 80 shows all over Bulgaria. Rosemary began teaching at the Bulgarian National Ballet school in 1989. She then moved to Canada in 1997 where she taught Ballet at Seneca College and then at Kaliev Gymnastics. Her teaching qualifications are from the Bulgarian National Ballet School and the University of Art in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and from the International Ballet Academy in Cologne, Germany.

Rosemary has been with Toronto Dance Vibe for over 9 years and has had many students successfully complete their Ballet exams. She has also choreographed competitive routines that have received many top achievments. Rosemary is excited to share her passion for dance with her students.

Specialty:  Ballet

 
       
 
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