Meet Our Staff
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, INSTRUCTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER
Miss Cierra has always loved to dance having started dance classes at the age of two. As a student, Miss Cierra took classes in all styles of dance and has competed in over 50 competitions and conventions. She has accomplished grades 3-8 and vocational levels Inter found, Intermediate and Advanced in RAD (Royal Academy of Dance)
Cierra was invited to compete as a soloist for her Contemporary and Lyrical solos at the Dance World Cup in Whistler, BC, she also had the opportunity to perform on the TV show, 'The Next Step', where she worked with the renowned choreographer, Stacey Tookey, and in 2016 Cierra was invited, and traveled to study dance in Barcelona, Spain as part of the Dance World Tour.
Miss Cierra joined the Calgary-based Ember Dance Company in 2016. Currently still a member, she has performed in three Company shows, over 20 local community performances, and three dance films. She also performed professionally as a back-up dancer for actor-singer-comedian Hannibal Buress. She had the opportunity to travel with her company to Winnipeg to Participate in 'Skylines, a Dance and Film Festival' in 2018 and participated in Skylines again in 2019.
As a teacher, Miss Cierra began her career at the age of 16 and has taught at many studios in Alberta. She has choreographed many competitive numbers in all varieties and levels. Her favourite styles to teach are Acro, Lyrical/Contemporary, and Jazz. Miss Cierra loves teaching kids to love dance just as much as she does, and teach them proper technique at the same time!
PRE-SCHOOL, JAZZ, AND HIP HOP INSTRUCTOR
We are excited that Miss Sophie will be joining us this season. We will posting her biography shortly!