Nancy has been recognized as a professional performer and dance educator for many years. Her strong choreographic skills and strong technical training has enabled her to be successful in the dance world. She is highly respected for her ability to challenge her students to achieve their highest potential.
A graduate of Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto, Nancy has intense training in classical ballet, contemporary, modern, jazz, pedagogy to name a few. Her experience in acting, has allowed her to appear in commercials with CTS Television Studios. Her talent has been recognized by several respectable talent agencies and included a scholarship for the International Model and Talent Network (IMTN) held in New York City where she was scouted from the cast director to be selected to appear on the Young and the Restless. Nancy has a very creative imagination which has given her opportunities to work on choreographic projects for Hudson Bay Company, Lancôme Paris, Toyota, Reitmans, Zellers, TD Bank Financial Group and many more.
Nancy has taught classical and contemporary ballet, lyrical and jazz at several organizations throughout North America, including DX Dance Events Minneapolis, Dance Manitoba Inc., New York Dance Experience and several in-house studio workshops. Nancy is on faculty as a guest teacher at Joy of Dance Centre and Teacher’s College as a classical ballet teacher. She currently resides as a full-time ballet educator at several recognized competitive dance institutions teaching graded and vocational level students.
She is a Registered Teacher, Mentor and Practical Teaching Supervisor with the Royal Academy of Dance. In addition, her certifications include honors with Imperial Society Teachers of Dance (ISTD) for Modern and National, International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA), Professional Adjudicators Alliance (PAA), International Academy of Dance Adjudicators (IADA). An established and reputable Dance Adjudicator for several respectable dance competitions across North America also appeared as a Guest Judge for the World Championships of Performing Arts held in Hollywood California.
A renowned Dance Educator, Choreographer and Performer; also adds her expertise and advice with Industry Dance Magazine. Nancy also continues her connection and ongoing involvement with both the Toronto International Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival. Nancy continues to teach for several workshop and convention classes throughout North America and is one of Toronto’s most highly regarded ballet educators. As an instructor, Nancy teaches at varied dance schools throughout the Greater Toronto Area and has been the recipient of many choreography awards. Her combined career experiences have enabled her to become a well-rounded professional in the dance field. She is particularly eager to share her experiences, passion and love for dance with today’s young dancers.