Giada-Marie Salvi - Ballet & Adult Classes
Giada, grew up dancing at the Ottawa Dance Centre School where she focussed her training on Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, and Modern; It was where she also began her teaching career 12 years ago. She graduated on the Principal's Honour Roll in the Dance Program at Canterbury Arts High School where she started to develop her passion for choreography. After acquiring her Jazz Associate from the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (B.A.T.D) and her Gr.8 level examination from the Royal Academy of Dancing (R.A.D) she moved to Toronto to attend George Brown College. Throughout those years she had the great pleasure of working with some wonderful dance companies and choreographers such as; Andrea Nann, Lindsay Ritter of LR Productions, Sion Irwin- Childs of The Eros Cabarets, Dave Wilson of The Parahumans, Monica Dottor of Company Blonde and with Ballet Jorgen Canada. Giada holds a certificate and diploma from GBC's Dance Performance Programs, and has taught classes in Ottawa, Toronto and Stratford. Giada Salvi also became a certified event planner through the Wedding Planner's Institute of Canada (W.P.I.C) in 2015, she hopes to combine her talents and share her experiences with the community at Grey Bruce School of Dance.
Jasmine Goulding - Acro, Acro Technique & GBSD Competitive Program
While always an athlete, Jasmine found her love for dance at the age of 9, becoming an accomplished dancer in Contemporary, Acro, Jazz, Ballet and Lyrical disciplines, often been recognized for her strength, control, beauty, and fierce stage presence. She has achieved a Gold medal while on 2016’s Team Canada in Germany, was selected to perform at On the Floor’s Night for Sick Kids Hospital Gala, as well as attended various dance intensives, such as, NUVO, The Underground Dance Centre, and Dance Attack, had the opportunity to studied workshop choreography with Stacey Tookey, Travis Wall, Stephanie Rutherford, Derek Piquette, Tom Richardson, Dani Matte, Scott Mcdonald, Adele Power and more and has successfully completed a month Summer Intensive Program with Conteur Dance Academy. Jasmine has 9 years of intense training on the Danceology MWO Competitive Team under Jenna Hart and Courtney Nelson, 6 years combined recreational gymnastics and dance instructing and 4 years of competitive dance teaching and choreography. She has received several judges awards for her creativity, style, and choreography. Jasmine is excited to share her passion for these dance styles with GBSD and help develop all dancer's to reach their personal best athleticism through hard work, dedication, and love for dance.
Lindsay Ross - Tap, Competitive Tap
Lindsay is a passionate dancer, teacher, and choreographer who has been involved in dance for about 15 years now. Recently she trained in New York City at the prestigious Broadway Dance Center as part of their International Student Visa Program. Prior to that she graduated from the Commercial Dance Studies program at George Brown College in Toronto. Lindsay has also attended many workshops, conventions, and summer programs over the years furthering her training and knowledge in dance.
Growing up Lindsay danced on her local studio's competitive team for many years, earning numerous overall and special awards for her solo and group routines. Lindsay has been teaching dance for over 7 years now and finds it to be extremely rewarding. She is very passionate about dance and loves being able to share that passion with others. Lindsay is very excited to be joining the Grey Bruce School of Dance team!
Meghan Wiley - Musical Theatre, Jazz, Ballet & Pointe
Meghan is a graduate of the Randolph Academy of Performing Arts in Toronto. She studied Tap dancing under Nash Gibson of the Randolph Academy. She also has extensive training in Ballet & Jazz, as well as studying vocal and drama. While studying in Toronto she performed both Dr. Faustus and My Favourite Year. Meghan has been in several Owen Sound Little Theatre productions including Joseph, The Pajama Game, The Music Man, Cabaret, & Anything Goes.
Michelle Pegelo - Hip Hop, Competitive Hip Hop
Michelle has been teaching hip hop for 10+ years. She has previously taught for Grey Bruce School of Dance, Bluewater District School Board, private classes and lessons. She teach a street style hip hop as well as popping, locking and freezing styles and have been studying and teaching dubstep. She looks forward to teaching for GBSD again this year!
Emma is entering her 11th year at GBSD. She attends Sacred Heart High School and is entering grade10. Her favorite dance style is Musical Theatre but she has experiemce in many other forms. Emma finds dance is a perfect way to express yourself. She is very excited for this opportunity to spread her love of dance with others this season.
Hailey has been a GBSD student for 14 years. Over the years she has tried different sports but none have compared to dance. Her favourite dance form is Hip Hop but she has taken Ballet and Tap in the past. She attends JDSS and will be going into grade 12 this September. She is excited to be teaching at GBSD and passing on her passion for dance!
Paige is entering her 12th year of dance here at GBSD. She attends JDSS and is entering grade 10. Paige has experience in many styles but prefers ballet and jazz. She has also been apart of the competitive team since the first year it was offered and has been a teacher assistant for the past four years. Paige has furthered her ballet studies outside of GBSD and has done a danceattack workshop. She is very excited for the opportunity to teach for GBSD and express her love of dance to others as a student teacher.
Teo is heading into his 11th year here at GBSD. He is in grade 9 and is attending Sacred Heart High School. He’s favourite dance forms are Jazz and Hip Hop, but he also has experience in Ballet and Musical Theatre. He is looking forward to sharing his love and skill of dance through teaching.