Rebecca Silia danced competitively for 14 years and studied in acro, jazz hip-hop, lyrical/contemporary, musical theatre and ballet. Rebecca has been teaching now for 9 years and completed her British Association of Teachers of Dancing associate level and received a highly commended mark of 96%. Rebecca has also recently completed her Acrobatic Arts Module 1 certification and her Professional Adjudicators Alliance course. Rebecca has earned many 1st place and overall awards throughout her years of dancing including two full bursaries in the intermediate and senior category with the York Region Celebration of the Arts for her acro solo in the years of 2008 and 2009. Rebecca recently completed her Bachelor Of Arts Honours at York University. Dance has always been a passion for Rebecca and she is very happy to be able to pass on her love of dance to others. Rebecca is thrilled to be the director and a teacher at DDC and looks forward to an exciting and successful year one to come!
Natalie Silia danced competitively for 15 years and studied in acrobatics, jazz, hip-hop, tap, musical theatre, lyrical, contemporary, ballet and pointe. She is currently furthering her education at York University pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and her Bachelor of Education. Natalie will be attending Canada's National Ballet School Teacher Training Program in September. She also completed her Acrobatic Arts Module 1 certification. Natalie has received many 1st place and overall awards throughout her dancing career including winning Highest Mark of the Competition with her Acro solo and winning the title of Senior Miss Dance Champion 2016. She has also attained her Intermediate Foundations and Intermediate R.A.D Ballet Level Exams. Natalie will be performing for the OTF Sick Kids Gala again in September 2017, here she will be performing with professional dancers such as; Jordan Clark, Jennie Pappas, Derek Piquette, Mitchell Jackson and many more. She is thrilled to have this opportunity to dance professionally for a great cause. Natalie is also working towards her British Association of Teachers of Dancing Certificate and her R.A.D teachers certification. Natalie is very passionate about her dancing and she is very excited to be co director and teacher at Dynamic Dance Company Inc where she cannot wait to pass on her love of dance to others.
Serena earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from York University, specializing in teaching and performance. She also has extensive RAD teacher certification as well as BATD and ADAPT jazz training. Ms. Ali has also recently completed her Professional Adjudicators Alliance course. Ms. Ali has been teaching ballet, modern, jazz and tap across Canada since 1987. Many of her students have gone on to become successful dance professionals. Serena has wanted to be a dance teacher working with children since she was 12 years old. She is really excited as working at DDC is an enjoyable and rewarding experience. She looks forward to a successful and enjoyable year at DDC!
Bianca has been dancing since the age of 4. During her years of training she received many awards and scholarships, dancing across Canada and the US. She is a graduate of the Cawthra Park Secondary School of the Arts and has worked and trained with highly sought after choreographers and instructors. Professional performances include chorus dancer for Latin Singer “Shanti”, Raptors Cheerleader for 3 years, participant in many charity events, choreographer for Raptors half time shows and an NBA event in Dalian, China. Bianca is an associate member of The British Association Of Teachers Of Dance. An award winning and valuable member of our team, Bianca believes dance is her life and sharing her passion with her students is extremely rewarding.
Carley has danced competitively since the age of 6 and is trained in styles such as Acrobatics, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical/Contemporary, Tap, Hip-Hop and Ballet. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Child and Youth Studies from Brock University and is currently working full-time as a preschool teacher in Newmarket. While attending Brock University, Carley continued her passion for dance by competing with the schools Varsity Dance Team as well as getting to teach both Lyrical and Jazz to University students through the on-campus recreational dance club for 3 consecutive years. While teaching, she also had the pleasure of being a Co-Director of the club as a whole. With that came planning the weekly schedule, recruiting teachers and new members, as well as organizing the year-end showcase. It taught Carley a lot about the “behind the scenes” work that goes into running a dance club and it is one of her most memorable university experiences. Beginning in September Carley will be attending the University of Toronto to further her education and receive a Master’s in Teaching, as well as her OCT certification. Teaching, dancing and working with children have always been a passion for Carley and she looks forward to this exciting new chapter at DDC!
Sami’s background was in competitive dance at Sues Dance Centre, and began her fitness career by becoming a personal trainer to train young competitive dancers to keep their bodies prepared for the demands of competitive dance. Since then, Sami has become a STOTT Pilates Reformer trainer, Boot Camp trainer, and a Barre instructor. Sami is excited to condition the dynamic dancers bodies by focusing on strength, power, endurance, and most importantly loving your body!
Amber began dancing at the age of 3, studying in acro, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, ballet, hip hop and musical theatre. During her years as a competitive dancer, Amber has received many overall awards and scholarships, and most recently won the title of Miss Cadence Dance 2018 with her contemporary solo. She has also successfully completed R.A.D Ballet Exams up to the Advanced Foundations Level and has participated twice in the OTF Sick Kids Gala alongside professional dancers such as Jordan Clark, Derek Piquette, Mitchell Jackson and many more. Dance is Amber’s passion and she is very excited to be working alongside the rest of the faculty at Dynamic Dance Company to share her love of dance and inspire young dancers.
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