Number of years performing? Specialties?
Seven years professionally. Musical theatre, Brazilian samba, jazz, ballet and modern techniques, Latin, cultural dance forms. Classical voice.
List your most notable credits.
BFA in Dance with Specialized Honours from York University. Theatre: Featured Dancer in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Deputy in the Mystery of Edwin Drood, Fritzie in Cabaret, Ensemble Member of Lua Shayenne Dance Company. Film/TV: Kim in James Franco's film Blood Theater, Featured Dancer in Toyota and Sonica commercials and David Record's music video Closer. Up Next: Touring and performing across the country for the month of October with A Cool Magician as a Dancer/Magician's Assistant.
Number of shows with High Society Cabaret?
This is my first!
What are your vintage inspirations? Why?
Marilyn Monroe because she was both glamorous and talented and also was honest about her faults and inner demons and shared them.
What is your favourite thing about performing?
Sharing the story I'm conveying to an audience and inviting them into my world, feeling confident and powerful in my presence and movement.
What is your dream role?
Sally Bowles - Cabaret
What is your favourite era and why?
The 1920s - The secrecy and sexiness behind Prohibition and the style, attitude and dress of the flappers and cabaret singers.
What is your most proud performance moment?
Performing with a two week old broken foot in the Opening Ceremonies of the 2015 Pan American Games.
What is your favourite musical and why?
Cabaret - Not only are the music, lyrics and book by Kander and Ebb incredible, but the darker themes highlighted in the show were very ahead of its time and unfortunately are still topics of discussion and relevance today.
Any hidden talents?
Gun shooting for TV/film, Baseball, Social Media
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