Dance Staff

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Miss Kristina

Position: Artistic Director/ Ballet and jazz/ Competitive Director

Kristina is an energetic, dedicated and responsible leader that sees the joy in working with all children. Growing up in Mississauga, she trained and competed with Marie Ann Longlade’s School of Dance where she was successful in winning multiple awards and scholarships in New York, Las Vegas and Florida. Kristina is a graduate of the Ryerson Theatre School, where she...read more »

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Miss Amanda

Position: Ballet/ Tap and Musical Theatre

Amanda’s has been teaching within the GTA for over 20 years. Her love of dance is apparent in her classes, as she’s always striving to better her students while encouraging them to achieve their personal best. Amanda has been trained in various disciplines including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, and Lyrical. She participated in the professional program at...read more »

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Miss Kalene

Position: Jazz and Lyrical

Kalene was born and raised in Gravenhurst, Ontario. At age six she joined the Gravenhurst Skating Club and after just one year decided to switch up her hobby and join the dance community. She studied and taught at Just 4 Kicks Academy of Dance in Gravenhurst, which is owned and operated by Wendy Laidlaw. Her dream to dance paid off as she attended workshops and world compe...read more »

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Mr. Rodney

Position: Hip Hop Teacher

Rodney has always had an interest for the arts, but dance quickly became a passion.  He continues striving to improve his skills and finesse his talent. He began training at age fifteen with Ron Pagcaliwagan; Mississauga’s Gateway Center “I Rock With the One” choreographer, who is known for his performance in “Hip-Hop International for Philippi...read more »

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Miss Jenna

Position: Rec. Ballet/Jazz and Tap

Jenna has been dancing since the age of 3 at The Dance Factory Mississauga, Clarke Academy of Dance and June Lawrence School of Dance.  She has studied many areas of dance; Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acro, Pointe, Modern, Lyrical, and Musical Theatre. Jenna has been teaching dance for the past seven years for the City of Mississauga’s Recital Dance Team, teaching variou...read more »

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Miss Rachel

Position: Twinkle toes/ Rec. jazz and Tap

Rachel Facchini began her dancing career at the age of 9 and continues to dance as a competitive student today here at Danceworks. She now has the privilege to share her passions for the art or dance by teaching her own classes. Rachel’s competitive dancing career has been rewarded by numerous awards including “most potential” award and a “Be Disco...read more »

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Miss Angela

Position: Jazz and Tap Company

Angela has been in the dance industry since the age of 3 years old and has been recognized by many professionals in the industry.  She graduated from St ELizabeth School for the Arts in 2007 and has gone on to achieve great accomplishments and prestigious awards since then. She was named a pulse protege which provided her the oppotunity to be trained by and perform fo...read more »