Peak adjudicators are amazing.
You know it, we know it.
Our faculty members are always, experienced, professional dance instructors and performers with a minimum 10 years teaching experience. You can count on personal attention and feedback. In a beautiful studio setting, you do not want to miss this weekend.
See you there. (We can't wait.)
2018 MASTER FACULTY
(subject to change)
JULIE ENGLAND WENDI DANBROOK REET ROY KATHRYN TREADWELL
| Lyrical |
Julie England was born in England, UK and has been in the performing arts industry for 27+ years. Over the years trained in Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, lyrical, Modern Cunningham, Horton, Graham, Limon, National, Musical theatre, Stage, National, Ballroom and Latin dance; receiving all graded medals from pre-primary to advance in syllabuses; I.D.T.A, I.S.T.D, R.A.D. A graduate from the London College of Dance( now know as Middlesex university) has a B.A. Honors in Dance, A.I.S.T.D - Associate Imperial society teaching of Dance Certification , AAC1-Acrobatic Arts Certified Teacher and Bachelor of Applied Interior Design. (B.I.D)
To pursue her career further, Julie ventured to Alberta Canada;she has adjudicated numerous dance competitions, recognizing the talent, dedication, and achievement of many artists. As an enthusiastic and passionate teacher , artistic gymnastic choreographer and coach , she has contributed to several dance workshops speaking to dancers, Gymnasts, teachers and audience members on all aspects of dance; including the History of dance, areas in development of artistry, presentation and technique.
Best known for her innovative and compelling choreography, Julie has won an abundance of awards all over the world: George Lon Memorial Choreography Award, awards for American Dance Choreographic Achievement, Memorial Choreographic Award for “outstanding artistic performance” in memory of Julian Paul Masi. Cathy Wade Ensemble Award in Division II at the “Dance under the Stars Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, California” and was nominated for a Canadian Special Events – Star production award with MYX Group. Also, recently one of her pieces based on a famous American Sculpture “Freedom” by Zenos Frudakis was posted by the Sculptor himself and his Organization and has been viewed all over the world.
| Contemporary |
Wendi has been involved in the dance and entertainment industry for over 22 years. She has touched a wide range of the performing arts, television, modelling, stage performances, adjudicating as well as owning and operating over 3 successful studios.
Wendi started her training at the young age of 4 in Edmonton; and throughout her later years followed her passion for dance to training facilities in New York and Los Angeles studying with some of the most well-known and respected teachers in the dance industry.
As a free-lance Choreographer and Creative Director, Wendi continues to travel across Canada, the US and Europe and Asia. Recently, Wendi returned from Asia where she choreographed for So You Think You Can Dance Vietnam. As the Director of Entertainment for the 2000 Winter Games and 2002 Alberta Summer Games she choreographed the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. She also choreographed the opening ceremonies for the International Aids Walk and Cancer Walk for Life in 2001. She has also produced and choreographed music videos for many local emerging artists such as Jasmine Singh as well as sat on the judging panel and choreographed for the professional CFL Edmonton Eskimos Cheerleading Team.
Wendi believes her greatest accomplishments have been the ability to train, mentor and inspire hundreds of students, many of whom are now teachers, choreographers and professional dancers around the world.
| Hip Hop |
Reet Roy is a professional urban dance choreographer from Toronto. He is the Director of Canada's premiere Hip Hop choreography based service company, Rhythm2dance that has helped bridge dance communities all over North America.
He has taught over 300 workshops in USA, Canada, Hong Kong , India and Paris. He started teaching at the age of 19 but soon after his style started getting recognition he got signed by DanceOn LA agency to pursue his Industry career as well. He will be leaving for his Europe tour in April where he will have the honour of teaching in Switzerland, Paris and Ukraine where he will be teaching and judging hip hop competitions. He will also be touring and teaching with Ian Eastwood in April where he will be training and scouting talented dancers in India to be given the opportunity to be trained by him.
He had the privilege of touring with America's Best Dance Crew winner Chachi Gonzlaes for the prestigious Urban Dance Tour in Asia. He is also an adjudicator at one of Canada's top dance competitions, Thunderstruck Canada. He had the opportunity to judge the Nationals last year where dancers from all over Canada came to compete for the Top Studio Challenge. Reet is pumped to be a part of the Peak Master Class faculty and really looking forward to working with some of the finest dancers in Vancouver!
| Jazz |
Kathryn began her dance training in Edmonton. Her outstanding reputation, dedication and high standards is well regarded. She is sought after and considered a first class teacher for workshops and judging competitions across Canada and the United States. Kathryn has a huge passion for creating outside the box and coming up with concepts for choreography that remain true to her heart. Her choreography and students have been the recipients of many awards and scholarships. She has traveled, studied and worked in many different cities throughout the world, the furthest away being Durban, Johannesburg and South Africa.
Kathryn’s work extends beyond the walls of the dance studio. Kathryn has coordinated many performance/study related dance trips. Her dancers have sailed the Caribbean, studied in L.A, Las Vegas and Disneyland.
Kathryn's students become sought after as teachers and choreographers or have gone on to start their own dance studios. Still others have gone on to perform professionally.
Kathryn’s goal as a teacher is to pass on her knowledge and instill in all her students a love of dance.