Meet our Team
Kasey has been teaching for twenty years, the last eight in Muskoka. She brings a vast array of dance experience to her students.
She grew up with a strong ballet background, obtaining her Junior Teacher’s certification from the Edmonton School of Ballet and performing in the children cast of the Nutcracker for the Alberta Ballet. This strong ballet foundation blossomed into a strong love of lyrical and contemporary dance.
She performed with a student dance company that was highly involved in Competitive Dance, which solidified her performance skills and readied her for a 15 year + professional dancing career. Kasey performed in musical revues with Suncruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Deerhurst Resort, as well as other industry events. Film and Television dance features, Musical Productions; Anne of Green Gables, Little Shop of Horrors, Greece, and Shrek. And with contemporary dance troupes as choreographer, performer, and sometimes even company manager.
Kasey has had a life long love for dance, her choreography often receiving recognition for being “a Dancer’s dance”. She loves to witness the beauty of her dancers’ movement and looks forward to getting into the studio with them again…
Dance Masters of America, O.F.C.
Meagan Landry started dancing at the age of 9 in Pickering, Ont. She soon became a teacher’s assistant and then began teaching her own classes. She left teaching to further her dance experience performing as a Toronto Argonaut Cheerleader. From 1992-1996 Meagan worked at Deerhurst Resort as a dancer/singer in their nightly show.
Dance Masters of America
Tamara Boese discovered her love of dance at the age of 5 in St. Catharines, Ont. She trained extensively in ballet, tap and jazz, which led to numerous competitions across Canada and the U. S. At the age of 13 she became an assistant teacher. Tammy has performed in numerous productions, as well as choreographed numbers for school productions.
Kasey has been teaching for twenty years, the last eight in Muskoka. She brings a vast array of dance experience to her students. She grew up with a strong ballet background, obtaining her Junior Teacher’s certification from the Edmonton School of Ballet and performing in the children cast of the Nutcracker for the Alberta Ballet. This strong ballet foundation blossomed into a strong love of lyrical and contemporary dance.
Melanie has been dancing since the age of 3 imitating the solid gold dancers and going to ballet class. She began dancing competitively at Bojangles Dance Arts in Kitchener where she discovered her love of all forms of dance. Melanie appeared on the Showstoppers tv show in 1991 and was awarded teen dancer of Detroit at age 14. She earned her intermediate level ballet certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance in 1996.
Sam was born and raised in Muskoka. She started dancing at age 3, beginning with tap, and further trained in ballet and jazz. By age 9 she joined the competitive team and her passion for dance grew even more. She added hip hop, lyrical, and modern to her repertoire and became a teacher’s assistant by age 13. Sam loves to share her passion and is excited to be part of the MDC family.