KATHRYN VENEMA (2019 Graduate!) – Miss Kathryn will be heading to Sheridan College is Mississauga studying Interior Design.
Kathryn danced at NJADS for 9 years. Her training has included Jazz/Hip Hop, Ballet, Lyrical, Tap and Drama/Musical Theatre. In 2011 she joined the NJADS Competitive Team, and has competed on teams, duets and solos in Jazz, Lyrical and Open. In 2015 she won 1st overall in her category for her solo “Aha!” She participated in the NJADS Assistant Teacher Training Program from 2012-2018 with over 600 hours of practicum experience. In 2016 she began to teach for us as a Junior Instructor and is loved by her students for her energetic and enthusiastic teaching style. She has completed Module One of the Acrobatic Arts Certification Program learning proper placement and technique for the foundations of Acro Dance for levels Primary through level 6.
KELTIE BALDWIN (2019 Graduate!) – Miss Keltie will be studying for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Mohawk/McMaster University.
Miss Keltie has been dancing with NJADS for 15 years. She started out in our Pre-Dance program when the studio opened in 2004. Over the years she has blossomed into the dancer she is today by taking classes in Ballet, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz/Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. In 2011 she joined the NJADS Competitive Team, competing as a team, a duet and a solo. She trained in the NJADS Assistant Program from 2012-2015 with over 300 practicum hours. She has taught Pre-Dance and Jazz classes for us. Keltie was a member of the Cathedral Cheerleading Team for four years and was captain her senior year. In 2018 Keltie graduated with honours from Cathedral Secondary School
MEGHAN LOWRY (2019 Graduate!) – Miss Meghan will be attending Concordia University in Montreal for French studies.
Meghan has danced with us for 15 years, and began dancing with NJADS in 2004 when the studio opened. She has taken classes in Jazz/Hip Hop, Ballet/Lyrical, Tap and Drama/Musical Theatre. She started training in the NJADS Assistant Teacher Program in 2011. In 2011 she joined the NJADS Competitive Team, and competed on our Tap, Jazz and Lyrical teams, as well as a solo in Musical Theatre. In 2015 she won an award for “Committing to her Character.” Meghan does a theatre summer camp where she dances, acts and sings. She feels she was born to perform!
KAILEE BALDWIN (2020 Graduate!) – Miss Kailee has been dancing with Not Just Another Dance Studio for 15 years. Over the years she has trained in Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre. Kailee joined our Competitive Dance Team in 2011. In 2015, she started training in the NJADS Assistant Teacher Program, and almost has 500 practicum hours. In 2019, Kailee began teaching for us as a Junior Instructor! Her fun and outgoing personality makes classes enjoyable and comfortable for our dancers.
LEXI CASHA (2021 Graduate!) – Miss Lexi plans to attend Wilfrid Laurier University for Criminology.
Miss Lexi has trained in Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Acro and Pointe. She became a member of the NJADS Competitive Dance Team in 2014, and has competed on Teams, Duets and Solos in Acro, Jazz and Lyrical. In 2019, her acro solo “California Dreaming” won 1st Overall at Starbeat Dance Competition in Niagara Falls. Her Acro Duet “Find a Way” won 1st Overall in the Pre-Competitive Intermediate Duet/Trio category at Showburst Dance Competition. In 2020, she placed 2nd Overall for her Jazz Trio “Loco.” Lexi is a powerhouse as a dancer, and doesn’t know how to give less than 100%. Allexia joined our Assistant Teacher Training Program in 2015, and has over 280 practicum hours. In 2019, she began teaching for us as a Junior Dance Instructor.