Team listed alphabetically by last name.
Dance Instructor (discover dance, jazz, tap, stage, lyrical, contemporary, open ballet)
Jenna’s love of dance began at the young age of 3 where she began with a music and movement program in her small town in Ontario. From that point on there was no stopping the passion she had for dance.
Continuous training and examinations in Cecchetti ballet and CDTA tap & jazz as well as attending an arts high school, majoring in drama, led Jenna to joining a touring musical theatre company as well as being chosen as dance captain for the company – touring Toronto, Kingston and various other locations in Ontario. In addition to her training at her local studio Jenna actively trained in Toronto, New York City and Australia with many renowned teachers and choreographers and continued this training well into her 20’s. In addition to her dance and theatre training, Jenna also took part in piano, vocal and music theory exams.
In 2003 Jenna was accepted into York University’s Dance program where she graduated with honours in 2006. In addition to the dance technique classes, rehearsals and performances, she chose to take her elective classes in Dance and the Child, Dance Kinesiology, Dance Injuries and Pedagogy classes. She then opened her own dance studio in Belleville ON. Jenna considers herself a constant student and still took time to train herself in order to continue to give her students current, interesting and challenging classes and choreography.
Jenna’s love for dance really grew as an instructor. Continually going to teacher’s workshops to broaden her skills and knowledge to bring only the best for her students. She was asked to choreograph for many local events and her choreography was awarded both by community and competition.
Dance Instructor (acro)
Kim started her gymnastic career at the age of four. When she turned nine years old, Kim won the Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships and was subsequently asked to train with the U.S. Olympic Coach. As Kim continued her gymnastic career, she was also training full time in dance (Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance , and Acrobatics) at the Vi Cameron School of Dance. Kim was a Cast Member of the Surrey Arts Theatre which produced plays such as Finnian’s Rainbow and Fiddler on the Roof.
Kim has maintained fitness and learning to this day. Kim is very passionate about teaching and loves working with every level of dancer who expresses interest in Acrobatics. For the past seventeen years, she has been an Acrobatic Dance Teacher and Choreographer for both competitive and recreational levels at both the National and International Levels for Acrobatics.
Kim is a very talented coach and choreographer which has led her students towards a successful path and future. Many of her performing groups have won top honours at Local and International Competitions including taking the top spot at the Tacoma Regionals and Hawaii Dance Experience in Waikiki Hawaii. During the 2016 Dance Competition season, Kim led one of her Competitive Acrobatics Teams to be undefeated and Provincial Acro Champions.
Kim has achieved high honours as a Trainer and Choreographer over the years and continues to do so each year. This includes Choreographer of the Year, Diamond Choreographer, Adjudicator’s Choice and Teacher’s Choice at numerous competitions across the Lower Mainland. Additionally Kim has been recognised and was selected to receive the Arty Award in 2005 for all her contributions to the community of Abbotsford.
Some of Kim’s credit in the community of Abbotsford includes choreographing for our very own B.C. Summer Games in 2004 and 2016, collaborative credit for the opening ceremonies for the Senior Summer Games and she has also had the opportunity to work with the community of Vancouver with the fortheloveofiityouth on Granville Island.
Kim continues to share her love of dance and acrobatics with her students of all ages. We are very fortunate to be able to offer our students such an accomplished and dedicated teacher!
DRAMA & MUSICAL THEATRE
MUSIC & VOICE
MAGIC & MISC
Creative Outlet dancers have had the opportunity to work in their studio with the following guest teachers and choreographers:
David LaHay, Kelowna Ballet
Josh Beamish, Move:The Company
Heather Dotto, Move:The Company
Andrea Bayne, Ballet Victoria
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