Faculty

Meet Our Fully Accredited , Industry Leading & Professional Team

Marcelle Spadafora

DMA, AAC II

Marcelle began her dance training at a young age with one of the most recognized competitive schools in Ontario. She furthered her education and dance excellence by becoming a certified and affiliated member  of the prestigious Acrobatic Arts; granted the ability to enter students in examinations. Marcelle is recognized as a full member of Dance Masters of America, world renound, for upholding the highest standards of excellence in dance education. Her recognition as a choreographer and intensive teacher has also allowed her the opportunity to be a part of a Saskatchewan Arts Tour as a dance lead. Select choreographic awards and recognitions for various works include; Choreography Excellence Award, Professional Choice Choreography etc. Marcelle is a highly regarded choreographer & teacher. With her extensive technical knowledge, background and experience, Marcelle couples her artistic ingenuity with strong technical foundations ensuring well-rounded dancers with multifaceted strengths & abilities.

Emily Kennedy

BAh Dance, CCA

Emily Kennedy has shown a strong love of dance since she was just 3 years old. She started with ballet training in RAD (royal academy of dance) at Florence Abel’s School of Dance in Chatham, Ontario; where she grew up. She fell even more in love with dance and movement as she started to choreograph and teach at the young age of 16. Emily also competitively danced, where she attended competitions and conventions, training with top choreographers while receiving scholarships and recognition. Attending the York University dance program, Emily also became part of York's Competitive Dance Team where she competed and won numerous awards and recognition for her solos and with her choreographed pieces for the team. While at York. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Dance, Emily continued working and choreographing for multiple studios and the York Competitive team. She also earned her Cecchetti Council of America Grades 1 and 2 teacher exams in ballet.

Elisa LoCurto

BAh Dance, R.A.D

Elisa LoCurto was born and raised in Toronto where she discovered her love of dance at an early age.  She studied dance at Cardinal Carter Academy of the Arts where she received many awards including the Award of Excellence in Dance in her graduating year.  She also trained with Anne Sprincis at Dansecore School of Dance in ballet and modern, studying RAD through both graded and vocational exams which she completed with high distinction.  She was also an avid member of the Dansecore Company and competitive team. 

Elisa's experience with RAD inspired her to undergo their Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies through which she attained Registered Teacher Status. Since then she has successfully pioneered RAD Exam programs at two studios, using her passion to inspire her students. 

Elisa completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Ryerson University studying ballet, modern and jazz under the direction of Nadia Potts. 

Ms. Elisa is a very passionate about the dance world and is excited to share her extensive training and experience with a new generation of dancers.

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