Amelia’s dance career began at the young age of 5 when she was enrolled in dance class. Since then, she has continued to train in various styles including ballet, jazz, production and theatre. Amelia’s true passion lies in tap, which she has trained in at a competitive level for many years. Amelia has strong musical comprehension, having studied piano through The Royal Conservatory of Music and uses this to her advantage in her tap choreography.
By day, Amelia is a certified teacher with the Ontario College of Teachers and works as a teacher with the HWCDSB. She is a graduate of McMaster University and Brock University. Amelia also completed her Dance Additional Qualification at York University, which enables her to bring her passion for the arts to school environments.
Amelia come with a wealth of knowledge and experience having taught dance to students ranging in ages and abilities for the past twelve years. Her students and choreography have been recognized at various competitions, receiving numerous awards and accolades throughout the years.
Amelia is a very patient and creative teacher and enjoys sharing her passion for dance with her students. She is continually learning and growing as a teacher, attending many workshops and training classes. In 2018, she attended Dance Attack Teacher Expo and has recently attended the CDTA teacher training program. Amelia is a CDTA Pre- Associate in Tap and has her credentials in Level Two with Alixa Flexibility. She is also a certified member with CLI studios in LA. In 2022, Amelia was awarded the title of Diamond Winner at the Hamilton Community News Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Dance Instructor & was the Platinum Winner in 2023. She was also the Gold Winner at the Hamilton Spectators Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Dance Instructor in 2022.