Date: Sunday March 6th, 2016
Address: Brock University, Hamilton Campus
1842 King Street East Hamilton, Ontario L8K 1V7
About the event: An opportunity for our dancers to hit the stage for the first time! Join us for a spaghetti lunch, a great showcase of all our competitive numbers, a raffle, a bake sale, a cash bar, and an opportunity to mingle with the rest of the competitive team and their families!
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Join us for an afternoon of painting and holiday treats
Our art teacher is so excited to introduce artists of all ages to the joy of painting on canvas, take home your owl masterpiece
$10 per class or 10 class punch card for $80
Saturday 10:30 am
It’s a Fitness Dance Party!
Leon Blackwood is no stranger to Music and Movement. He began to explore the possibilities of a Dance Career around the age of 15, Performing at community events and with school dance crews. In hopes of building his choreography reputation he started his own Dance Group/ Company, Nu Limit Entertainment. in early 2003. His strong performance skills and signature cool factor have landed him Principal Dance roles in movies such as “Honey”, “Frenemies”, “How She Move”, “Alvin and The Chipmunks 3” (Playing Alvin), Assistant Choreographer and Dancer on “Make Your Move” and the upcoming 2015 dance film “Full Out”. Training in classes and workshops around the GTA and the U.S he joined the cast of one of the most noted Hip Hop conventions in the world “Monsters of Hip Hop” In 2009. Through hard work and dedication he has been able to Danced and/or Choreographed for the likes of Ariana Grande, Down With Webster,, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Victoria Duffield, Jully Black, Blake McGrath, Mandia, Keshia Chante and Danny Fernandes to name a few. for major Events, TV Networks and charities such as the YMCA, Much Music, Toronto District School Board, The Juno Awards . Leon has been able to provide choreography and work along side top choreographers on many projects from music videos to movies to major network programs such as The Juno Awards, City TV’s New Years Bash, So You Think You Can Dance US, So You Think You Can Dance Canada and SoYou Think You Can Dance Vietnam. Leon recently teamed up with Entrepreneur Aaron Libfeld to open Toronto’s newest dance studio The Underground Dance Centre, located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Leon has become one of the most sought after Dancer/ Choreographers in the Entertainment Industry.
Katherine Baranowski (Co-Director/Choreographer)
Kat Baranowski has previously performed in Binbrook Little Theatre’s Pinocchio and also co-choreographed Puss n Boots the Panto. She has danced with multiple studios including Broadway Bound Dance Studio for over fifteen years in jazz, ballet, hiphop, tap, musical theatre, modern, lyrical and acro. She also participated in many shows in the Hamilton,Burlington and Binbrook area in venues such as Hamilton Place, The Sanderson Center, Burlington Performing Arts Centre and many supportive schools. She has recently been seen in her first professional show that was an aboriginal dance showcase gala called Dream Catchers. Kat also completed a specialized performing arts program called ArtSmart where she learned a variety of skills for both on stage as the Scarecrow in The Wiz, and dance ensemble in Beauty and the Beast. She has also gained experience behind the scenes in cotsumes, props and set design. This past summer Kat played ‘Kitty’ a Kit Kat Klub dancer in Cabaretpresented by The Neverland Project. She also choreographed for multiple musicals like Hairspray and Beauty and the Beast, alongside being the Dance Captain of Saltfleet High Schools Competitive Dance Team. Kat has now been working at Broadway Bound Dance Studio for 6 years teaching competitive and recreational classes. She is excited to be involved with Relever Performing Arts Academy this season and looks forward to working with all their lovely students!
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Danielle Viola (Co-Director/Musical Director)
Danielle has been teaching dance, voice and directing for children’s productions for five years and loves every minute. She has participated in competitive dance for fifteen years including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theatre, along with completing exams in both Jazz and Tap. She has studied in classical and contemporary voice for 12 years and now has her own private students, Danielle has also studied piano and theory for multiple years and has completed Royal Conservatory exams for voice. She has recently been Vocal Director of Brock Musical Theatres production of Little Shop of Horrors, has choreographed Once on this Island Jr. and 13 The Musical while directing drama productions at Saltfleet District High School including Fame the Musical. She has been involved in theatre productions with Theatre Ancaster and EBP Productions musicals and vocal reviews, she has also participated in the ArtSmart Co-op program playing various characters and has recently been seen in Cabaret (Frauline Schnider), The Wiz (Wiz/Evilene) and Les Miserable (Mme. Thenardier) Currently she teaches song and dance at Broadway Bound Dance studio, is Assistant Director for Theatre Ancasters Peter Pan JR and is Stage Managing for ArtSmart. Danielle is in her third year of University where she is studying Theatre as well as completing her Bachelors of Education. She has always been involved in theatre and is looking forward to sharing her love of arts with the students.
Read about how much Miss Danielle loves Musical Theatre Here!
January 16th, 2016 at 8pm
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Join us at Relever for beginner and intermediate Latin Dance classes!
Scott is running our first series of 8 classes for groups looking to learn a new skill or improve their knowledge and skill. We’re super excited to explore Salsa, Rumba, Bolero and Cha Cha! Register today via email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot! This class is great for singles and couples alike.
Jordan Francis aka Jman showed signs of talent at a very young age . He captured the interest of directors and photographers early in life doing various print jobs and commercials. At the age of ten he landed the leading role of “YoungSimba” in Disneys “The Lion King,” that’s when he really fell in love with performing live. When he was only eleven years old Jordan went on to writing music, one of his first songs “No Matter” made his hometown radio stations cd compilation volume 1, he also wrote a song for a local rapper that can be heard in the feature film “How She Move” ..Trained in all types dance from Ballet, Jazz,Tap,Lyrical,Modern and Hip Hop…Jordan has won various awards and scholarships for his dancing across Canada and the U.S. and in 2006 he held the title of choreographer of the year at the IPD showcase and has recently added three more choreographer awards to his credits including (young choreographer 2008), his dancing has landed him roles in movies such as “Honey” starring Jessica Alba and Missy Elliott “Music Man” starring Mathew Broderick and many others.. Jordan is also a well known lead voice actor his voice can be heard on the Kids WB, The learning Channel(TLC) and on teletoon where he was the voice of Jamie James in the hit series show “Carl Squared.” Sky is the limit for this very talented young man at such a young age he has already accomplished so much.. singer/songwriter/dancer/actor/producer and choreographer. Most of you all may know Jordan from Camp Rock one and two where he plays the role of Barron . His voice can also be heard on three songs on the Camp Rock soundtrack..”Hasta La Vista”, “We Rock,” and “Start the Party” in which he sings solo. The soundtrack reached no.1 on the Billboard charts. In 2010 he was featured on the “Jonas Brothers World Tour” .. Where he performed in front of numbers up to 80k every night across North and South America. Jordan has his own show entitled “The Cross Country Fun Hunt” Saturday mornings on CBC. Also check him out as “The Next Star Super Group” Host on YTV. Most recently adding to his credits “Sweeterman” performed by Canada’s very own Drake production by Jordan Francis.
Dancers will get intimate one on one instruction for some of Toronto finest artists and choreographers. The Workshop will run from 10 am to 5:00pm on Sunday November 15 at Relever. Guest artists include Esie Mensah, Leon Blackwood, Latoya Robinson and Jordan Blair Francis. Including dance styles such as Afro Caribbean, Jazz, Industry Hip hop and Commercial Dance.
Scott Ruddick is a top competitive Pro-Am Teacher. He trains all ages from 5 to over 80 years old, as well as all levels from absolute beginner to Championship Level competitors. Pro-Am is similar to “Dancing with the Stars”, the instructor trains you and than acts as your partner in competitions against other student teacher combinations of similar age and dance experience. It is a fun way to meet new people and have fun goals for your dancing.
• Captain of Dancesport Team Canada for the last 5 years.
• Last Season Ranked #1 in Canada and #2 in the World (of over 5000
teachers) for Pro-Am Competitive Instructor
• Last Season Competitive Team Ranked #1 in Canada and #5 in the World.
• Chairperson for Canadian Wheelchair Dancesport Federation
• Certified Adjudicator
• Producer of North American Show Dance Championships Television specials
• Organizer of Tulip Classic Ontario’s Largest Ballroom and Latin