Why I Am Ready To Be ‘Exposed’

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  I have always known I am different. I have not always known I am crazy. Am I crazy? We're about to find out.   Three months ago, UnTitled Dance Company began setting their first full length show. Two months ago, I realized how inadequate I felt amongst a cast … [Read more...]

Pam Rosa (Creator of Harbour Dance Centre)

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 We asked the infamous and legendary Pamela Rosa, before she owned the internationally known, home-for-Vancouver-dancers dance studio, Harbour Dance Centre, who was she? How did she become so fabulous? This, was her story.   Pam: Dancing and singing was always in my life from the age of … [Read more...]

Why I Believe Dance Can Change The World

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In June, I started on a journey with the World Merit Fellowship Program, I applied and was accepted, I presume, due to my vision for a better and more connected world and for my past work with fundraising and community development both in the dance sector and beyond. However, every … [Read more...]

Zac Vran (The Next Step)

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Zac Vran, World Hip Hop Champion and dancer with 'FRESHH' (Top 2 on 'Canada’s Got Talent'), has been dancing since he was three years old. He has trained in hip hop, breaking, jazz, contemporary, modern, adagio, ballet, tap, stage and capoeira. Zac’s passion for music and dance sparked when he … [Read more...]

Winnie Chang (Beyonce/Katy Perry)

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  Winnie Chang was originally in Vancouver to study nutrition at UBC. When she saw her first battle at Harbour Dance Centre, she knew from that moment that she needed to be a dancer. She trained with Source Dance Company, followed by SOULdiers Dance Company, and in the fall of 2010 … [Read more...]

Tony Giroux presents The Insider’s Workshop

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  Tony Giroux was born and raised in France, moving to Vancouver in his teenage years, where he find his love for dance. After training with Souldiers Co and KTL, he decided to pursue it professionally and follow the dream.Tony has had the chance to perform alongside artists … [Read more...]

Film & TV First Timers

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From the audition to shoot day, a dancer's first Film/TV job can be overwhelming. Forms, holding areas, sign-in, trying to figureout who is who, new lingo - it can be a lot to take in for a young dancer. With some advice from seasoned Film/TV dance professionals, a few tips … [Read more...]

Push Forward, Not Past

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  “No pain, no gain!” - Jane Fonda  I grew up in an environment of the 'no pain, no gain' school of thought. If it doesn’t hurt, you’re not working hard enough. Slowly but surely, society has come to glorify a sadomasochistic mentality. 'Fight Club' for example was … [Read more...]