Dance Masters of Canada Convention

HAMILTON CONVENTION CENTRE

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21ST, 2018

TEACHER AND STUDENT CLASSES


DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
SUE KIRWIN-CAMPBELL OF THE MUSKOKA DANCE ACADEMY IS EXCITED TO HOST THIS EVENT.  DANCE MASTERS OF CANADA IS A NOT FOR  PROFIT REGISTERED EDUCATION BASED ORGANIZATION AND WE WANT TO BRING TOGETHER AN EVENT THAT FOCUSSES ON SHARING THE PASSION OF DANCE WITH OUR STUDENTS AND FELLOW DANCE TEACHERS.  WE WANT TO CREATE AN EVENT THAT WILL ENERGIZE AND MOTIVATE EXCITMENT AMONGST OUR MEMBERS AND HARVEST AMBITION FOR THE FUTURE.  WE WELCOME ALL MEMBERS AND NON MEMBERS TO UNITE THIS FALL AND ENJOY A FUN DAY OF DANCE WITH ALL OUR DANCE FAMILIES!

TEACHER MEMBERSHIP
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JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP
JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP INTEREST CONTACT NINA STRUZZULLA: ninastrazz@hotmail.com

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HERE IS A PEAK AT OUR DANCE MASTERS OF CANADA CONVENTION LINE UP FOR 2018! 

We are just getting Started with our annual Dance Masters of Canada Convention line up! Don’t miss out on a Great day of Dance 🙂 

OPEN TEACHER CLASSES 11:00AM-1:00PM
DMC TEACHER  SYLLABUS STUDY CLASSES 3:00PM-5:00PM

MINIS (5-6YRS) 9:45AM-2:45PM 4-45MIN CLASSES + 15MIN WARM UP
* PETITES (7-9YRS) 10:00AM-3:30PM 5-60MIN CLASSES
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JUNIORS (10-12YRS) 10:00AM-3:30PM 5-60MIN CLASSES
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TEENS/SENIORS (13+) 11:00AM-4:45PM 5-60 MIN CLASSES

DANCE MASTERS OF CANADA JUNIOR TEACHERS:
MEETING * PRIVATE JUNIOR MEMBER CLASS * JUNIOR MEMBER REHEARSALS * FULL DAY OF WORKSHOP CLASSES * JAZZ SYLLABUS STUDY

DMC EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING * DMC MEMBERSHIP GRANDBODY MEETING 

STUDENT WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES – SCROLL TO BOTTOM

* CONVENTION SCHEDULE AND PRICING CHECK ON THIS HERE

SEE BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR REGISTRATION DETAILS!


JAZZ FUNK WITH ANDREW KYRZYK

Andrew Kyrzyk is a professional dancer, actor and choreographer based in Toronto, Canada. He was born in Winnipeg, Canada and moved to Toronto at the age of 17 to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. He is an award winning dancer who has extensively trained both competitively and professionally in ballet, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, modern, hip hop, jazz funk, tap, ballroom and musical theatre. Andrew has won numerous awards in Canada and the United States. Since moving to Toronto he has appeared on TV Networks such as Disney, Family Channel, CBC, CTV, YTV, FX, STARZ, and Space TV. He has trained with acting coaches Lewis Baumander and Lynne Cormack and taught dance at studios such as The Underground Dance Centre and Millennium Dance Complex in Toronto.  Although film is his forté, he never stays off the stage for too long. He has danced for musical artists such as Shawn Mendes, Deborah Cox, Capital Cities and Serena Ryder and has also performed in numerous commercials, industrials and gala events for Cineplex, MAC Cosmetics, Sephora, L’Oréal, Pan Am Games, and World Pride. He’s appeared in musicals such as Dance Legends, Cats, and “Dancer”, a musical choreographed by Stacey Tookey. Most recently, Andrew was the dance double for the lead character Zed in Disney’s Z-O-M-B-I-E-S.  Alongside his career on film he has begun his journey as a choreographer. He has choreographed pieces for Team Canada and also had the privilege of being the associate choreographer of the first two seasons of the Family and Disney Channel show “Backstage”. He loves to share his passion and knowledge with emerging performers and is continuously thriving for new experiences.


COMMERCIAL HIP HOP WITH TANYA KARN

Tanya has been dancing for 24 years, and has trained under an endless array of professional choreographers and dancers. She has worked for choreographers such as Luther Brown, Rhapsody James, Kevin Maher, Nick DeMoura, Misha Gabriel, Laura Edwards, Blake McGrath, Tabitha and Napoleon, and many other talented professionals. Tanya also has 11 years of teaching experience at studios across the province, and has received choreography and overall awards at competitions throughout Ontario. She is continuing to work as a dance adjudicator and freelance choreographer, receiving many awards and recognition for her work. Most recently, she worked as an assistant choreographer on Season 3 and Season 5, and guest choreographer on Season 6 of Family Channel show The Next Step. Other choreography credits include The Next Star and Supergroup on YTV, and Danny Fernandes’ International Dear Life Tour in China. Tanya began her professional dance career at the age of 15, working closely with choreographer Luther Brown. From there, she received a role as a principal dancer in the Disney release of Camp Rock 2 starring Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers. Her other movie credits include Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars, Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure, Breakaway and the new release Dr. Cabbie. She has also worked with many artists and actors including Jason Derulo, Carly Rae Jepsen, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Fifth Harmony, Psy, Ludacris, Ylvis, Shawn Desman, Ashley Tisdale, Tegan and Sara, Hedley, Serena Ryder, Anjulie, Danny Fernandes, Vita Chambers, Keshia Chante, Deborah Cox, Fefe Dobson, Kreesha Turner, Aleesia, Cascada, and many more! Her television credits include Hellcats, L.A. Complex, Warehouse 13, 11/22/63, Wingin’ It, Suits, Orphan Black, Bomb Girls, Murdoch Mysteries, Saving Hope, Beauty and the Beast, Single Ladies and The Next Star. She is a lead dancer for recording artist Victoria Duffield, and has performed in her music videos (Shut Up and Dance, Feel, Break My Heart and They Don’t Know About Us featuring Cody Simpson) and her live tours: Big Time Summer Tour with Cody Simpson and Big Time Rush, and the Lost In Paradise Tour with Faber Drive. Tanya was a recurring dancer on the first and second season of the new Nickelodeon television show Make It Pop produced by Nick Cannon, which aired in the United States, Canada, the UK, France, Ireland, Latin America, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Australia and New Zealand. Most recently, Tanya worked as a chorus performer and dancer on the Disney Channel Original Movie Zombies, choreographed by Christopher Scott, that aired around the world!


FEATURED TEACHER CLASS WITH TANYA – BALANCE, STABILITY AND POSTURE IN A DANCER

Tanya received both an Honours Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University. She balances her schooling with her teaching, adjudicating, choreography and professional career. Tanya is also the Co- Owner/Director of the new solo dance event Battle of the Next Generation, designed to provide young, aspiring dancers with the knowledge, experience, and opportunities they need to break into the professional dance industry. She then extended this idea by creating the company Education of the Next Generation, which works within the school boards to educate and inspire students and teachers through curriculum-based dance workshops. Through it all, she has gained plenty of dance experience with the extensive training she has received, and is always excited to pass on her knowledge and her passion for the arts to the next generation of dancers. Tanya has been featured as a specialist in Balance and Posture Stability in conjunction CLS Studios & IDTS (Dance Teaching Standards).


BALLET WITH NATALIE SEBASTIAN

Natalie Sebastian is an accomplished singer, actress and dancer. She has performed with companies such as Stratford Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Drayton Festival and The Charlottetown Festival, Opera Lyon ,France remounting the opera “Siegfried” to mention a few .She has worked with Stratford Festival’s Musical Theatre Workshop program for high school students “Shakepeare on Wheels” Favourite roles include Demeter in Cats( Drayton Festival)Anita in West Side Story ( Stage West theatre), Josie Pye in Anne of Green Gables ( Charlottetown Festival), Suzie in the Great Adventure and Sheila in Swing Step. Film and television credits include’ Theresa Estrada” in the MayDay Series, assistant choreographer for the Disney film Eloise, Stormy Weather, Gemini Awards as well as numerous commercials. Most recently she has worked as a dancing parent in film choreographed by Twitch. Ms Sebastian is an award winning teacher and choreographer, currently teaching all ages at several dance studios, high schools and colleges in the South West Ontario region. She has been a registered R.A.D. teacher since 19994 , Russian Society ballet teacher 2008 and is a member of ACTRA and Canadian Actors Equity Association. Natalie is a graduate of the George Brown College. Natalie has adjudicated dance festivals and competitions across Canada and the United States as well as currently running her own dance competition called En Pointe & Just Dance contribution to the Arts in 1998, a Tyrone Guthrie Award from Stratford Festival .


TAP WITH JAY T SCHRAMEK

Jay is a Dora Mavor Moore Award nominated performer, educator and adjudicator. His twenty-five year teaching career spans Canada’s most prestigious post-secondary arts institutions and dozens of dance studios. A graduate of Ryerson University’s dance program and a former Mr. Dance of Canada, he has been a faculty member at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, George Brown College and Saint Lawrence College. Jay has been a guest teacher at: Sheridan College, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Pearson School for the Arts, the Eastern Arkansas Ballet, Duboforce Mexico, Metro Movement and the Charlottetown Festival Young Company. He is currently the Tap Director at Dimensions in Dance in Kitchener and is a choreographer for the Canadian Tap Team of World Performers.  His professional choreographic credits include: Singin In the Rain (Rubarb),The Fan (Odyssey Theatre), The Time of My Life (Soulpepper), The Haunted Hillbilly (Sidemart Theatrical), Little Shop of Horrors (Magnus Theatre) & Dads II (Magnus Theatre).  As a performer, he continues to work in theatres across the continent. He has performed for The Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Mirvish Productions, Capitol Theatre, Charlottetown Festival, Stage West, Drayton Entertainment, Clearchannel Entertainment and dozens more. Some of his favourite roles include: Cosmo in Singin in the Rain, Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Bobby in Crazy for You, Skimbleshanks in Cats, Nana in Peter Pan, Pepper in Mamma Mia, Jimmy inWhite Christmas, Ethan in The Full Monty, Jinx in Forever Plaid, Cecil in Anne of Green Gables, Batboy in Batboy the Musical, Action in West Side Story, Barnaby in Hello Dolly.  An accomplished voice-over actor, Jay is the voice of Platy the Platypus on Arthur (PBS Kids), Data Bot, Build Bot & Garbage Bot on Space Ranger Roger (Family Jr), Mr. Security on Inspector Gadget (Teletoon/Netflix), Felix onTrucktown (Treehouse), Blinky on Willa’s Wild Life (YTV / Discovery), Satoru Kakuta on Slam Dunk and Tad in the animated feature Totally Spies-The Movie. His voice has been used by Royal Bank, Microsoft, Pfizer, Subaru, CBC, Aleve, Cepacol, Air Transat, and Motorola. He’s appeared on Discovery Channel’s Mayday, Showcase’s Lost Girl, CBC’s Getting Along Famously, Showtime’s Queer As Folk and the Gemini nominated film From Time to Time. He also provided the motion capture for the lead character Hadyn in the PS3 game Dark Sector.  Jay is one of North America’s most prolific talent adjudicators and has judged and hosted over 150 talent competitions, pageants and festivals across the globe. He is a member and contributor to the Professional Adjudicator Alliance manual, has written articles for The Agent’s Book and had a column in Dance Canada Quarterly. Jay is a recipient of a Tyrone Guthrie Award and a Maud Whitmore Scholarship.

Jay is the owner of Tap Shoes Canada and is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Miller and Ben Tap Shoes.

@jaytschramek


CONTEMPORARY WITH SHAWN BRACKE

Shawn Bracke is a versatile dancer, choreographer and visual artist, creating movement for stage, film and television. His work is story-based and aims to inspire audiences to think critically and feel deeply.  His aesthetic stems from his strong technical training and a professional career that immersed in the commercial and concert dance worlds. His extensive training in Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop and Vernacular styles have been integral to his unique movement. Shawn draws from experience with improvisational acting techniques to create a heightened emotional state with his work.  Having spent time living in Vancouver, London UK, Milan and now in Toronto, Canada.

Shawn has gained credits working with major brands. Selected credits include: Much Music MMVA’s, We Day, YTV the Zone, ABC televsion, BBC television, Toronto Short Film Festival, Converse, Bud Light Sensation.@TapShoesCanada


FEATURED CONTEMPORARY TEACHER CLASS WITH SHAWN BRACKE

Shawn will dive into Improvisational Techniques for a dancers interested in Stage and Screen. He has new fresh ideas for teachers to pass forward that include a variety of improv and acting techniques.  Shawn will Focus  on performance quality for dancers. He will provide ideas on simple contact and specific exercises that will help build confidence in dancers. This class will offer team building incentives for the studio and discussions on how to create strong performers outside of technical development. Shawn’s view on Progressions and the importance of Modern and Contemporary exercise will enhance your Contemporary Classes as a Teacher and move your students in the right direction as performers.

Join us for another great teacher class!


CONVENTION REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ONFOMATION

CONVENTION SCHEDULE: Click Here!
Subject to Updates and Time Changes up until October 10th, 2018

REGISTRATION: Click Here!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 8TH
*ALL FEES SUBMITTED AFTER THIS DEADLINE WILL BE CHARGED A $200.00 ADMINISTRATION FEE.

If Paying via Cheque;
1) ONE Studio Cheque Only Payable to; Dance Masters of Canada, Chapter #38
2) Mail Cheque to: Attention Julieann Lewis, 210 Laurier Drive, LaSalle, ON., N9J 1L6
3) You may either mail Registration Form or email it to info@muskokadance.ca