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MISS PAULA
DAVEY
Artistic Director and Principal Teacher

Since 1988, her goal as a dance educator is to encourage dedication and teamwork, build self-confidence, and have students feel positive about their achievements through the performing arts.  PaulaDaveyColourHeadshot
Paula started her continuous training in 1972 at a very early age.
She continually keeps up with the dance world by traveling to Toronto, Boston, New York etc... to take classes with some of the world’s leading teachers and choreographers. Miss Paula provides the highest standard of instruction and care.
Full member of the CANADAIN DANCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
Full member of the PERFORMING ARTS EDUCATORS OF CANADA
Graduate of DANCE MASTERS OF AMERICA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM
DANCE MASTERS OF AMERICA degree



MISS VICTORIA RHEAUME
Instructor/Choeographer

Victoria trained with PDDS since 1996. 
She has been a competitive dancer for 13 years in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Contemp and Hip Hop and has been a member of the competition team that has won numerous awards and scholarships.
Since the age of 5 she has trained with some of the world’s top choreographers and teachers. She has great communication with the students and loves bringing some of NY and LA styles to our students.
Victoria partcipated in the Ballet Jorgen summer intensive program .  She graduated with Honours  from the Quinte Ballet School of Canada in 2013, attended Ryerson University in their dance program and is now attending George Brown in their 2 year dance program.

2014 Top Choreography Award

 

 

 

MISS BRIANNA BYRNES

Instructor

Brianna began her dance training with PDDS at the age of 6 with ballet and joined the Intensive Team at the age of 8. She has enjoyed competing over the past seven years in group and solo routines in
jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop.  With encouragement from PDDS, Brianna has attended various technique and dance workshops over the past several years to enhance her training. This is important to her as she wants to continue to improve her technique and further progress overall, eventually to pursue dance as her career.  Brianna is looking forward to working with all of the dancers and is excited to share with them why she loves to dance.

2011 Scholarship winner –Dynamic Dance Workshops'
Company Camp

2013 Scholarship winner -Dynamic Dance Workshops'
Company Intensive

Special awards:

2012' Entertainment' (tap solo)

2013 –'Terrific Technique' (Contemporary trio)

2nd place overall, 3rd place overall Intermediate Contemporary trio

'Packed a Punch' and 'Hot and Spicy' (jazz solo)

2014- 'Passion' and 'Pure Moments' (contemporary solo)

2015- 2nd and 3rd place overalls Intermediate solos

October 2015 Jazz scholarship winner from View Dance Convention in Toronto

Special award - Dance Magic 2016 jazz solo -'she's born with it'
Special awards Bedazzled Dance Champions 2016 For Contemporary duet with Jenna Dewar 'pure intensity'
MC Mark Special Award at Bedazzled Dance Champions 2016

Special Adjudicators award for her Jazz solo at View Dance Challenge 2017
Most potential Competitive dancer 2017 View Dance Challenge Competition
Bedazzled Dance Champions 'you got it girl' scholarship winner 2017

 

 

 

 

MISS JENNA DEWAR

Instructor

Jenna started dancing at the early age of 4. She  continues to train in hip hop, ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, contemporary, pointe and acro. Jenna Dewar

She joined the competitive dance team in 2009 at the age of 8. She started as a demonstrator, now teaches and has recently started exploring her choreographic skills; all while still being mentored by Miss Paula.

Jenna has earned numerous special awards and overall placings for her solos, duets and group numbers in various styles over time. This year will be a very special and busy year besides school, classes at the studio, performances and competitions; Jenna has earned a place on the National Dance team, while at Bedazzled Dance Champions in May 2017. She will be required to make numerous trips throughout the year to Toronto to practice with the Canadian senior hip hop team for the June 2018 Nationals that will be held in Spain.

Recent Awards

2017 -Won a position on the Canadian National Dance team

           -Getting Down Award (duet with Abby Shillinglaw)

           -All about Style (Queens 2)

2016 -Intensity award & MC Mark award (duet with Brianna Byrnes)

           -Hail to My Diva’s (duet with Abby Shillinglaw)

          -Choreography Award (Queens 1)

          -Artistry Award (Pathway)

2015 -Perfectly Poised

Workshops

-Intensive Dance classes with Victoria Rheaume 

-2 years at Toronto Dance Teacher Expo

-Dance Attack Workshop

-View Dance Challenge workshop

-Glitz N Glam Summer Intensive

-I Dance 2014

-Be Discovered Inc.

-Dynamic Dance Workshops with Justin DeBernardi and Kloe Shultz

 

 

CLASS ASSISTANTS

 

 

 Dylan BrownleeEmeley DuchesneMackenzie KochSavannahM3

       Dylan Brownlea                   Emeley Duchesne            Mackenzie Koch                 Savannah Major