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Amy Adams

Amy began her passionate journey of dance training over 20 years ago in Mississauga, ON.  She graduated from the dance program at Cawthra Park Secondary School, while also training at Sean Boutilier Academy of Dance in ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, modern and pointe.  Amy then attained her B.A. in Psychology from McMaster University, where she further found her passion for both dancing and choreographing when she co-founded and directed McMaster’s competitive dance team, Verve. 

Most recently, Amy completed the International Student Visa Training Program at Broadway Dance Center in NYC where she worked with some of the top teachers and choreographers in the industry. 

Some of Amy’s performance experience includes dancing for Icona Pop on Good Morning America (NYC), Classified’s “Pay Day” music video, Much Music’s Electric Circus NYE Bash and The Bazaar Dance Showcase, which has featured her as both a dancer and choreographer. 

Amy’s goal as a dancer, teacher and choreographer is to evoke inspiration, discovery and growth in every dancer she works with, while pushing the boundaries of creativity and hard work within the industry.

Addison Brasil

Addison Brasil is a professional artist originally from Toronto, Canada, specializing in dance, acting, teaching and choreography. Addison has sought out opportunities globally to develop, create and perform.

After many years of competing both regionally and internationally and winning various awards and titles, he finished his competitive dance career as a member of the Canadian National Dance Team. He earned a silver medal and was ranked as one of the top ten male dancers in the world while representing Canada at the 2006 IDO World Championships. Addison earned a scholarship to complete his Bachelors Degree, graduating with honors, from the distinguished Conservatory Dance Program at Point Park University  in Pittsburgh, PA. 

As a professional performer and choreographer, Addison has been fortunate to have worked in many productions with distinguished organizations. His performance highlights include Beauty & The Beast for Disney,  West Side Story (West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, TONY Award winner Ann Reinking’s workshop Piano Keys and multiple shows across Asia for Royal Caribbean Productions. He was also proud to contribute to the Theatre20 creative team for their inaugural production of the Dora Award nominated Bloodless: The Trial of Burke and Hare in Toronto at the Panasonic Theatre.

Additionally, Mr. Brasil has performed commercially for many major companies including Walt Disney World, Hilton International, Honda, Mary Kay and more! Addison has performed works conceived by Doug Varone, Kiesha Lalama, Douglas Bentz, Ronald Tassone Ann Reinking and appeared on the TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation. 

Addison has also taught, choreographed and directed well received work for various productions, dance studios, companies and corporate industrials.  Mr. Brasil is the Artistic Director of the PrePro Artist Collective (triple threat intensive series) and is also the Co-Founder and Chair of the Team Brother Bear Foundation, which supports children and families living with brain tumors. 

Carolyn Bristowe

 

Carolyn Bristowe born and raised in a small town outside of Kitchener has over 10 years experience in the Industry. Training competitively since the age of 5 Carolyn has become an accomplished dancer, choreographer & teacher. Her performing career has ranged from musical theatre, industrials, and film and as dance captain for Royal Caribbean. Now keeping her feet on land, Carolyn directs and owns 

Innovative Dance where she trains dancers of all ages both recreationally & competitively. She is honored to grow the love of dance through our youth today.