Our Family

We offer dance instruction to children, both male and female, between the ages of 2 – professional. We teach both competitive and non-competitive classes which include a recital every second year. Our dance forms include ballet, tap, jazz, acro, musical theatre and hip-hop. For our dancers in the competitive stream we also offer pointe, lyrical, contemporary and conditioning. Our teachers take pride in our studio and are very excited to see the growth of our students in their years at Dance Evolution.Dance Evolution is centrally located to all outlying communities in the Greater City of Sudbury. We have a large facility equipped with 4 dance studios, lunch rooms, a parents lounge and change rooms.

Miss Tay

Studio Owner & Director

Taylor Austin (Miss Tay) is a born and raised Sudbury dancer!

The Ida Sauve Dance Studio (now Dance Evolution), was her second home from the age of four. Miss Tay was dancing competitively at eight and assisting by 11. It was at this young age that she discovered her passion for teaching. Miss Tay competed across Ontario until age 21 winning numerous special awards and medals for both group and solo performances.

Miss Tay’s passion for teaching and the art of dance has grown stronger since stepping into her role as Owner & Director of the studio. She is a certified ADAPT (Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers) teacher in both Tap and Jazz, and is trained in Tap, Jazz,  Acrobatics, Lyrical, Contemporary and Hip Hop. She is a YPAD (Youth Protection Advocated in Dance) certified teacher ensuring age appropriateness in all facets of her work, including music selection, costuming and overall atmosphere at the studio.

As part of the Dance Evolution team, Miss Tay has volunteered in her community by supporting various charitable organizations including; NEO Kids, NOFCC, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Blood Services, and Northern Lights Festival.

Miss Tay is committed to creating a safe space at the studio where students feel inspired and motivated and are supported in their growth into confident, empowered young people. She is honoured to be the new Owner & Director of Dance Evolution and looks forward to sharing her love of dance with all of her students, fellow teachers, and the community!

Miss Maegan

Teacher

Maegan Fram was the owner and director of Project Dance in Sudbury. She is an innovative choreographer and dance instructor. Maegan began her journey in the dance world at a very young age and has trained extensively in all disciplines. Her talents have been recognized on a national level, winning a variety of scholarships and awards. Maegan began teaching dance in her teens and within a few short years became a much sought after choreographer and teacher for various studios across Ontario.

In 2006, Maegan opened her own dance studio, Project Dance. It is there that Maegan taught and inspired her students through dance. Maegan’s dedication and passion for dance has won her and the studio many prestigious awards for choreography & overall excellence. Maegan has travelled the country to share her expertise and knowledge of dance as an adjudicator for various dance competitions. Her students have been recognized for their talents, winning National Titles, competing for Team Canada and receiving invitations to travel and perform overseas. Maegan has been the recipient of the Young Women of Distinction award, as well as the Greater Sudbury 40 under 40 award. Remaining true to her vision all while raising a young family, Maegan continues to enjoy sharing her love of dance with her students and her 3 young daughters!

Welcome to Dance Evolution, Miss Maegan!

Miss Julie

Teacher

Miss Julie has been dancing since the age of 3 and found her passion for teaching at 16. Born and raised in Sudbury, she trained locally where her love for Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre grew.

She continues to broaden her dance knowledge by attending various workshops and seminars such as The Pulse on Tour Teacher’s Workshop in NYC and Toronto’s Dance Teacher’s Expo. Julie has completed her 3 year A.D.A.P.T syllabus in Jazz and Tap and she continues her education through International Dance Teaching Standards. Graduated medical radiation technologist and dance enthusiast, Julie has travelled across Canada and the US where she’s had the opportunity to train with today’s new and upcoming choreographers.

Julie has taught all ages, and has won many choreography awards, judge’s choices, top scoring marks and dance off titles at reputable competitions. Her energy, enthusiasm and positive approach encourage all her student to grow and learn through the art of dance!

Miss Emily

Teacher

Emily Caruso Parnell joined the faculty at Dance Evolution in 2004 and has been teaching dance for 26 years.

As a student and dancer, she trained and performed in ballet and modern dance across North America. Her students have gone on to complete professional and post-secondary programs in dance at many major institutions including Canada’s National Ballet School, York University, l’École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, Simon Fraser University, Ryerson University, The School of the Toronto Dance Theatre and The Rock School for Dance Education.

Emily holds degrees in Dance and Education from York University, the University of New Brunswick and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and is a candidate in the Doctorate in Education program at Athabasca University. Emily is a registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance and is a content advisor for Canada’s National Ballet School Sharing Dance program.

Emily also teaches sessionally in the School of Education at Laurentian University and is a vice principal in the Rainbow District School Board.

Miss Seana

Teacher

Seana Rossanese is excited to be a part of another amazing year with the Dance Evolution team!

Miss Seana’s love for dance started at the age of 8. She trained in most styles throughout her life and she spent 12 years competing in regional competitions and won numerous top awards. Miss Seana began her teaching career at the age of 15, teaching her first pre-dance class and fell instantly in love with teaching dance. She now teaches a little bit of everything from pre-dance to teen open and everything in between. Her favourite styles of dance to teach are lyrical and tap.

Miss Seana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Laurentian University, a Bachelor of Education in Primary/Junior also from Laurentian and has a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Cambrian College.

When Miss Seana isn’t at the dance studio teaching dance, you can find her teaching in various elementary schools here in Sudbury as a supply teacher. Miss Seana has a strong passion for working with young children and teaching dance, and being a part of the Dance Evolution team allows her to come to work everyday excited and grateful to be doing what she loves.

Miss Micaela

Teacher

Miss Micaela is one of our teachers and part of the office staff at Dance Evolution.

This Fall, Miss Micaela will be attending Cambrian College for their Public Relations program.

Miss Micaela started dancing at the age of 2 and has loved the art ever since. When she was 10 years old, she started assisting classes and a few years ago started taking over classes when needed. Miss Micaela began teaching Ballet and Acro in 2018 but is also trained to teach Tap and Jazz.

She love teaching all styles but Ballet is her favourite as it is the foundation of dance. It is both difficult and beautiful. Not only does it teach dancers technique, but beauty and grace as well.

Miss Micaela’s favourite part about teaching at Dance Evolution is the love that everyone has for each other. “This studio has been such a big part of my life since I was a little girl, and now I get to pass on my passion to my students. I love seeing the smiles when people walk through the front doors and hearing “Hi Miss
Micaela” and hearing all of their stories from the week. It’s an indescribable feeling”!

One thing Miss Micaela always tells her students is that nothing is easy on the first try, it takes time, practice and determination. It brings her so much joy when her students accomplish new things. She loves seeing them work so hard to attain their goals and when they do it’s a huge accomplishment for them and herself.

Miss Kat

Teacher

Miss Kat is one of our Pre Dance teachers at Dane Evolution. She began to teach at Dance Evolution at the age of sixteen and has since taught various different styles including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Glee and of course Pre Dance. She was enrolled in her first ballet class when she was just three years old and continued to dance into her early adult years.

Ever since Miss Kat was a little girl she had been passionate about dance and becoming a ballerina. Early on in her life, she decided that she wanted to become a dance instructor and throughout her many years of dancing, she became very passionate about helping younger dancers achieve their goals and their wildest dreams.

Miss Kat also works as a Client Relations Manager for a local investment firm and in her spare time, she loves spending quality time with her family including her sweet daughter, Evelyn. She loves having the opportunity to share her passion with all of her students as she claims the best thing about being a dance instructor is seeing the excitement and pride on her students’ faces once they’ve accomplished their goals.

“Growing up as a dancer you learn to speak through movement and it is truly one of the most beautiful and special languages you will ever speak.”

Miss Ixta

Teacher

Miss Ixta has been part of the dance world since the age of 4 and part of the Ida Sauvé Dance Studio/Dance Evolution competitive family since she was 8 years old. She started as an assistant teacher in high school and taught her first class in her final year at the age of 18. Throughout the past 9 years as a dance instructor she has taught multiple genres including Ballet, Acro, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Contemporary. 

Miss Ixta is a registered teacher with Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and has been since 2015. She continues to learn and grow as an educator through continuing professional development (CPD) and various workshops throughout each year. She especially loves to share her knowledge of ballet and acrobatics with her students! The accuracy, dedication, and strength needed to master the technique of these genres of dance has always intrigued Miss Ixta and she adores sharing her passion for these genres in her classes. 

During the day Miss Ixta works as a Process Engineer in Training at SNOLAB here in Sudbury. She studied engineering at Laurentian University and graduated in 2017. 

Miss Ixta has been part of the Dance Evolution family since she moved to Sudbury in 2002. She loves Dance Evolution’s inclusivity and that the dancers’ health and wellbeing come first! Her goal as a teacher is to see all her students love dance as much as she does and to train them in a way that will allow them to dance for as long as they want! She looks forward to this new season!

Miss Mélodie

Teacher

Miss Mélodie has danced with the Ida Sauvé/Dance Evolution studio for 14 years. For the last several years she has taught swimming lessons to children with special needs. She was also a respite worker and recently graduated from the Speech-Language Pathology program at Laurentian University (M.Sc.S. Orthophonie). Mélodie is excited to offer the Inclusive Movement class at Dance Evolution!

Miss Amanda

Teacher

Miss Amanda is well known in the dance and business industries within the community with over 20 years of teaching experience.

She started her journey at the age of 4 with Sheryl Graham studying Acrobatics, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. As a competitive dancer for 13yrs and having won various awards and overall recognitions, Miss Amanda knew that dance was a gift she had and her true passion.

Miss Amanda continued her journey to the enriched dance program at Sudbury Secondary School for the performing arts where she majored in Dance and minored in Dramatic Arts. She graduated with honors, receiving the Gary Gratton Bursary Scholarship and went on to train at Randolph Academy for the performing arts in Toronto.

After returning to her home town she jumped right into teaching and fell in love with her new career.

Miss Amanda has received numerous choreography awards throughout her career, people’s choice and nominations for choreographer of the year.
Her students are yet another one of her major accomplishments, winning overall high scores, top studio standings and dance scholarships to major cities including Hollywood, New York, Greece, and Toronto. Over the years Miss Amanda’s students have been recognized for their technique, strength, versatility and team spirit!!! Many of her students have professional careers in the dance industry today!

“I am so excited to be apart of the Dance Evolution Family and look forward to an incredible season”

Miss Mik

Miss Mik is our tumbling teacher here at Dance Evolution. She started her dance journey at the age of 6 practicing in Russian Ballet and Modern dance. She joined the Dance Evolution team in 2010 exploring new styles of dance and fell in love with acrobatics. Being a former gymnast Miss Mik loved the idea of being able to combine the artistic and powerful side of dance and acrobatics.

Miss Mik has been teaching since she was 14 years old and has a passion for education in the dance community. She brings her personal background into the studio in order to teach fun and safe new tricks to our students. 

Miss Mik just graduated from the University of Ottawa and will be working as a physiotherapist in Sudbury and is very happy to be back home! 

She looks forward to teaching you all this season!

Miss Jasmine

Teacher

Miss Jasmine began her dance journey at only 3 years old and is now an intermediate level ballet teacher here at Dance Evolution. She has gained her experience through her personal dance training over the last 16 years as well as through choreographing for Sudbury Secondary School’s dance program. She’s trained at multiple studios in Sudbury and has attended numerous dance competitions and workshops throughout North America. Miss Jasmine is extremely excited to be taking on this new role and looks forward to being able to pass on her knowledge to her students!

Miss Em

Teacher

Miss Em started dancing with the Ida Sauvé Dance Studio (now Dance Evolution) at the age of 4 and began competing at age 6. She has competed solos, duets, trios and groups in the styles of tap, jazz, hip hop, ballet, acro, musical theatre, contemporary and lyrical. She has earned several awards and scholarships for her competitive routines.

Miss Em has been with the studio for 19 years. She started assisting classes when she was 10 and began teaching take-over classes at age 15. Miss Em has been teaching her own classes as well as choreographing routines for competitions and recitals for the last 5 years. She also continues to dance and compete with the competitive adult tap group. 

Miss Em graduated from Laurentian University last year with an Honours B.A in Math. She continues to teach dance in all styles at the studio and says her favourite part about the studio is the family atmosphere that can be felt. Her philosophy for dance is that there isn’t any one style more important than another. Miss Em feels that dancers should be eager to try anything and everything and to keep an open mind while doing so. Even though a certain style may not be their favourite, Miss Em believes that dancers should continue to push themselves and try their best as it will always help them grow as dancers!

Miss Aly

Teacher

Miss Aly has been dancing since she was just 3 years old, she started at Dance Evolution when it was named Ida Sauvé Dance Studio! Throughout her many years of dance she has earned scholarships and won awards through her hard work and dedication in tap, musical theatre, hip hop, contemporary, jazz and ballet. Miss Aly is very grateful to have had dance in her life and in her future.

She started assisting classes of all disciplines at the age of 10 and teaching 2 years ago. Originally Miss Aly co-taught with her sister, Miss Em. Miss Aly currently teaches tap, jazz and hip hop, her favourite style to teach is hip hop. This style gives freedom to the dancer to make it their own. Outside of teaching Miss Aly likes to be in nature, to bake and dance. Her favourite part about teaching at Dance Evolution is seeing the students with smiling faces, and seeing the students perform their dances at the end of year recital. 

Miss Aly is excited to be part of another great year at Dance Evolution!

Coach Troy

Coach

Coach Troy has been involved in the fitness industry for over 20 years and has passionately coached 100s of clients at all levels. His clients have won championships at every level from the NHL, AHL, Memorial Cup, National Titles in Hockey and Karate, OHL Championship, Provincial Volleyball, NCAA and USports scholarships.

He has done speaking engagements and seminars for Hockey Canada U15, teams, organization, businesses, schools and one on one consultations with many successful clients. Not only has Troy had years of success with athletes at the highest level, but with many clients that have ranged from cancer survivors, car accident victims, clients with special needs and people taking on fitness for the first time.

He has dedicated his career to researching how to help his clients with the most up to date information and methods for them to achieve their goals.

Coach Troy has been the strength and conditioning coach for Dance Evolution for over a year and has been the strength coach locally for the Sudbury Wolves, LU Women’s Hockey program, Sudbury Lady Wolves, Chill Volleyball and many other organisations.

Coach Troy is proudly the North’s first Certified Sports Nutritionist from the prestigious International Society of Sports Nutrition. He is also certified in Sports Movement, Sports Strength, FMS Level 1, Y Balance Testing, Certified BOSU Balance Trainer and TRX.

Miss Max

Teacher

Miss Max grew up dancing and competing in gymnastics. At the age of 13, she left gymnastics and started dancing competitively. This is when she discovered her love for Acro since it brought both her passions together. She started teaching both dance and gymnastics at the age of 14 and continues to get recognized for her unique style of teaching. In 2020, Miss Max became a Certified Acrobatic Arts teacher, to further her knowledge of Acro dance. Along the way, she also got to train in Russian and R.A.D Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical and Graham Modern. She has also completed her Intermediate Vocational R.A.D Ballet exams and has choreographed for various organizations. She performed with the Earthdancers for over 6 years, which is a non-profit contemporary dance company in Sudbury.

Miss Max graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 2018 from Laurentian University and a Masters in Human Kinetics with a Concentration in Sport Management at the University of Ottawa in 2020. She is now working full time at the Coaching Association of Canada as the Operations Coordinator for the Education and Partnerships Department. Working in her position, she has gained a great amount of knowledge on how to make a safe and fun environment for all athletes. 

She hopes to use education and professional experience to make a difference in the world of dance to create a more inclusive environment for all!

Miss Jenn

Teacher

Miss Jenn started her dance journey in a tap/jazz class at age 4. She moved studios to the competitive program at the Ida Sauvé Dance Studios (now Dance Evolution) at age 7. Throughout her 14 years as a competitive dancer Miss Jenn competed in all styles of dance across Canada and the U.S.A receiving many top awards and scholarships for her solos, duets, trios & groups. One of her competition highlights was traveling to Detroit with Miss Ida & two fellow dancers to compete her solo at a regional competition and qualify her studio for DEA Nationals in New York. Competing at solo Nationals in New York, Miss Jenn won the runner-up trophy and had the fabulous opportunity of taking workshops with some of the industries most talented teachers! Always a big believer in continuous learning, she continues to take classes online from industry professionals weekly.

Miss Jenn started assisting dance in all styles at age 12. Working through Miss Ida’s teacher training program she taught her first pre-dance class at 16, her first tap/jazz & adult tap class at 17 and loved every minute of it! Miss Jenn took a brief pause from the dance world in her 20’s to finish degrees in both Psychology & Human Resources Management. She also got married, started a family, earned her CHRP designation and worked as a Human Resources Manager. A pair of tap shoes from her mom for Christmas, a job restructuring and a conversation with Miss Ida were all it took for her to jump back into the teaching world she loved and missed! Miss Jenn has taught tap, jazz, musical theatre, acro, ballet, pre-dance, contemporary and lyrical styles at the competitive, pre-competitive, recreational and adult levels. She now has, cumulatively to date, 30 years of teaching experience!

An avid proponent of the fabulous physical, mental and social health benefits of dance as a sport, Miss Jenn’s 3 daughters have all been part of the competitive dance program at Dance Evolution. You may even recognize two of her daughters, Miss Em & Miss Aly, who are continuing on with the teaching tradition! Miss Jenn believes that dancers should explore all forms of dance to give themselves a well-rounded dance education.  Although some styles may not come as easily as others depending on the student, Miss Jenn’s philosophy is that hard work, determination and perseverance will always pay off and those rewards are always the sweetest! She also firmly believes that you are never too old to start dance. Miss Jenn gets so much joy out of teaching her beginner, intermediate, advanced and competitive adult tap classes and feels privileged to be a small part of their dance journey.

Miss Jenn says that teaching dance “fuels her soul” and hopes that her love, passion and commitment to dance is contagious in her classes! Her biggest wish is for her students to find their joy while dancing and to carry that with them so that they continue to dance for the rest of their lives!

Miss Adria

Junior Teacher

Miss Adria is a Dance Evolution dancer, one of our Junior Teachers and works at the front desk. This coming year, Miss Adria will be attending her first year at Laurentian University for Biochemistry.

Beginning her dance career at the age of three, Miss Adria has now been dancing with Dance Evolution / Ida Sauve for 15 years. She has been assisting dance classes for four years now and started teaching ballet, acro and pre-dance last year and loves it!

Miss Adria says that she loves teaching and seeing all the smiles on the faces of the young dancers while they are having fun and learning new things in class. Her favourite part about teaching at Dance Evolution is that it is one big family, everyone is friendly, loving and always willing to help one another.

“Having the opportunity to meet all of the dancers and see them grow throughout the year into wonderful little dancers is very rewarding”! When it comes to teaching, she is happy as long as the dancers are enjoying themselves. Miss Adria can’t wait to share her love of dance with the little ones!

Miss Tegan

Junior Teacher

Miss Tegan is a pre-competitive dancer at Dance Evolution, and this will be her first year as a junior teacher! She will be teaching tap/jazz, ballet/acro, and kinderhop. Miss Tegan started dancing when she was 5 years old and her favourite styles of dance are ballet and tap. 

This September, Miss Tegan will be starting her career as an Educational Assistant for the Rainbow District School Board. She has recently obtained her Developmental Services Worker diploma from Cambrian College and will also be taking the Applied Learning Disability Studies program. 

Miss Tegan’s favourite part about teaching at Dance Evolution is seeing her students have fun in class and smile when they walk into the studio. When it comes to teaching, Miss Tegan believes that everyone learns at a different pace. She always believes in her students and acknowledges their achievements, so that they will begin and continue to grow as a confident dancer and individual.

Miss Tegan is very excited to meet all of her students and be able to share her passion for dance with them and watch them grow as dancers. 

Miss Elaine

Junior Teacher

This will be Miss Elaine’s first year teaching at Dance Evolution. She is very excited to meet all the new dancers and make many new memories. Miss Elaine spent all of last year assisting dance classes every chance she got. Miss Elaine started dancing at the age of 6 and has been dancing ever since. She is a Pre-Competitive dancer at Dance Evolution. She is currently attending Lively District Secondary School and is in 10th grade.

Miss Elaine teaches tap, jazz and kinderhop but her favourite class to teach is jazz, since she has been taking jazz classes almost every year since she started dancing. Her favourite part about teaching at Dance Evolution is getting to know all of her students and watching them shine in the studio and on stage. Miss Elaine’s philosophy about teaching is that it’s okay to make mistakes because it’s a part of learning, and that’s how you grow as a dancer. Miss Elaine is really looking forward to the 2019-2020 dance season!

Miss Terryn

Junior Teacher

Terryn Schonfeldt-Taylor is an Alumni of Dance Evolution and is excited to be back with the Dance Evolution family. Terryn took a few years off of dance to start her family and work on her career. She can’t wait to get back into the studio and share her passion for dance.

Miss Terryn’s dance career started at the young age of 6. She quickly grew a strong love of dance and began competing across Ontario at the age of 8. She trained in all styles of dance throughout her dance career and won numerous awards at many regional competitions. Miss Terryn began assisting with her childhood dance teacher at the age of 11 and began teaching independently at the age of 14. She has taught multiple styles at numerous dance studios in Northern Ontario. Her favourite dance classes to teach have always been Acro and Hip-hop and she is looking forward to sharing her love of these styles with her students this year at Dance Evolution.

Miss Terryn graduated from Cambrian College with a diploma in Developmental Services. She is currently working in the field as a Community Support Worker with multiple children living with exceptionalities.

Miss Terryn can’t wait for what this year has in store!

Miss Jess

Junior Teacher

Dancing since the age of three, Miss Jess has been with the Dance Evolution family now for six years! She began assisting classes including pre-dance, ballet, acro, contemporary and jazz since her first year with us and is very excited to be teaching ballet and acro this year!

Whether she’s taking a class or teaching, her favourite part of dance is how much fun she has with the DE dance family, and how close everyone is. “It warms my heart when I’m walking in the walls and all the little dancers wave and say hi to me, we really are all one big family”. She loves seeing how hard all of the dancers work in class, it makes her so happy to see them smiling and achieving their goals. Miss Jess can’t wait to watch her dancers grow this year and is so happy to be able to share her love of dance with all the little ones.

Mr. Jacob

Junior Teacher

Mr. Jacob has been dancing since the age of 5 and his passion for dance started when he enrolled in his first Pre-dance. He has spent the last ten years training in most genres of dance while competing and attending workshops all over the province. Receiving numerous special awards, top honours and scholarships, gave him the ability to work with well-known professionals in the field. Competing in the Dance Canada Pageant at age 10 opened up opportunities to dance with some of the best dancers across Ontario, and learn from top choreographers. 

Mr. Jacob loves all styles of dance however, his favourite genres are Contemporary and Ballet. This was recognized when he was accepted to, and attended, The National Ballet of Canada’s Summer Institute in 2017. He was able to develop his technique alongside dancers from around the world under the tutelage of some of the top ballet instructors. This gave him the confidence to perform with the Ballet Jorgen in their version of the Nutcracker in 2018. He has successfully completed the Grade 5 RAD Ballet Exam and is currently working towards the Intermediate level.  

As a first year Junior teacher, Mr. Jacob hopes to inspire his dancers to step outside of their comfort zone and take as many opportunities to learn as possible.  He also believes that as long as you are trying your very best, and pushing yourself to new limits, you will see success.  

Mr. Jacob is very excited to be joining the Dance Evolution faculty this year and he cannot wait to see the growth in his dancers! 

Miss Tessa

Junior Teacher

Tessa has been dancing with Dance Evolution/Ida Sauve since she was 3 years old. She has been a part of the Competitive Team since the 2009 season and started assisting and teaching in 2012. She excels at ballet, lyrical and contemporary. Tessa completed her Intermediate level Ballet exam, with the Royal Academy of Dance and is currently working towards Advanced 1 exam.  

Tessa has been the recipient of many special awards and scholarships at the numerous competitions she participated in. She has also been in the top 3 overall soloist for her age category on several occasions. She attended Quinte Ballet School of Canada for their Summer Intensive Program when she was 12 and was offered the opportunity to attend Ballet Jorgen after auditioning in 2017. Tessa has performed at many fundraisers and other local events such as the Father Daughter Ball, the Gold Soiree and the Sudbury Youth Symphonie’s Nutcracker Performance. She has done special performances at several Retirement Homes in Sudbury during the Christmas season and loves bringing joy to our senior citizens. She danced two parts in the Ballet Jorgen’s Nutcracker at the Sudbury Theatre Center and she has danced with the cast from the Next Step on their tour stop in Sudbury, and has danced backup for the Mini Pops Kids.

Tessa is a graduate this year and is looking forward to attending university next year. She plans on continuing to teach at Dance Evolution and pass on the love of dance that she has had for the past 15 years! Her favourite classes to teach are ballet/acro, lyrical/contemporary and loves creating new combos. Her teachers from the studio all have given her such a great foundation for dance and life that she hopes she is able to pass the same on to her students!

Miss Cass

Office Administrator

Miss Cass is a marketing wiz by day and the studio’s Office Administrator by night. Miss Cass recently graduated from both Cambrian College and Laurentian University for Communications. She currently works as a Marketing Coordinator for Northern Lights Festival Boréal!

Miss Cass doesn’t dance but that doesn’t stop her when she’s alone in front of a mirror. Don’t be shy, show her a dance move so she can learn!

She loves seeing those happy smiles from the minute the dancers walk through the door until they leave the studio. She is so excited to be a part of the Dance Evolution family! 

Miss Cass can’t wait to meet all of you this season!