Faculty

Josh

Co-Director

Josh is a well known and recognized Dance Teacher, Choreographer and Adjudicator throughout Canada and The United States. Having been a dancer for 25 years and trained in Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Breakdancing and Swing Josh’s knowledge of dance and the performing arts holds no bounds. He holds memberships with the Performing Arts Educators of Canada (PAEC) in Tap, Jazz and Urban in which he helped create the Urban Syllabus as well as being a member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance (PAA).

Richelle

Co-Director

Richelle Sauvé has been trained in all disciplines of Dance since the age of three. Shortly after she developed her love for theater and her training to become a triple threat had begun. Richelle started her professional career at a very young age and is proud to say that she has been performing in the dance, theater and film industry for over 20 years.

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 and hip hop instructor in several studios in Montreal, Calgary and Toronto, and is an award winning choreographer.

Hannah

Instructor

Hannah Burkholder began her competitive dance training at just 5 years old in Kitchener, ON with Lorianne Schaus (Prior) and April March. When her family relocated to Muskoka, ON in 2002, Hannah began dancing with Wendy Laidlaw and Debbie Zitta of Just 4 Kicks Academy of Dance and was a member of the competitive team for 9 years. Hannah was fortunate enough to participate in exams with the Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association along with various workshops, master classes and conventions across Canada and the United States.