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Tasha Hicki

Tasha Hicki (Jr. Jazz) Tasha has been dancing for over 10 years. She has training in ballet, hip-hop, tap, lyrical, jazz, contemporary, and modern. Tasha has been a competitive dancer for over 8 years and has gained recognition and awards in the fields of jazz, contemporary and hip-hop. Tasha has been teaching jazz for 2 and a half years and continues to grow from the experience. She has also danced with the University of Calgary’s Dance Montage, as well…

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Chantelle Lomness

Chantelle Lomness Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Chantelle Lomness has been dancing since the age of 3 and has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop and musical theatre. She now focuses on sharing her experience and knowledge through teaching, which she has been doing for over 15 years. She has received numerous awards for her accomplishments in choreography and many of her students have gone on to professional careers in dance, as well as, won top awards…

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Teri Willoughby

Teri Willoughby, Artistic Director (Ballet) Teri has worked as a teacher and choreographer for 40 years. She began her career dancing with the Alberta Ballet then moved to Montreal to work with the founder of Les Ballet Jazz, Eve Von Gensy. Teri then turned to choreography working with stage shows, musical revue groups and spent 5 years traveling Canada and the US with Stratus Faction, a performing group made up of 26 singers, dancers and musicians. Her credits include…

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What Do We Offer?

What Do We Offer? Tiny Toes and Happy Feet classes are offered for our 3 – 4 year olds, It’s never too early to start! Children will begin to explore basic ballet movement with a special emphasis on interactive movement games, imaginative mimes, singing and story telling. Classes are 45 minutes once a week. Pre Competitive classes are offered for our 5 – 6 year olds, Competitive and Recreational classes in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop and Acro classes…

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Wicked is coming to Pure Energy Dance

Pure Energy Dance Foundation (#1 3220 5th Ave NE) is thrilled for the opportunity to join with Broadway Connections to offer a Musical Theater Master Classes with The 2014 Broadway Across Canada Cast from Wicked on Saturday August 16, 2014. o Junior Class ages 6 – 10 2 hour Musical Theater Master Class 9:00 – 11:00 Cost $25.00 o Inter Class ages 11 – Adult 3 hour Musical Theater Master Class 9:00 – 12:00 Cost $35.00 Registration is limited…

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About Us

Pure Energy Dance Foundation is a registered Non-profit dance studio. Founded in 2009 by a parent group, PEDF continues to be run by an executive and its members. Fund-raising and volunteering are instrumental to the operation of our studio, as are donations from the community. Our goal is to have high quality dance instruction that is affordable to everyone. PEDF Dance Studio offers classes in: Tap, Ballet, Jazz,  Lyrical,  Hip Hop, Pointe, and Contemporary.   We have an array of amazing…

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Meet the Board

Foundation Introducing the 2013 Season PEDF Elected Executive Board. Executive Members are elected at the Annual General meeting and serve a 2 year term. President Tracy Hodal Vice-President Leah Pavcik Treasurer Jessica LeBlanc Secretary Brenda Krieger Fundraising Director Kimberly Raftery Please direct all dance inquiries to the board; the teachers are not responsible nor required to answer any questions. The above volunteers are dedicated to providing a fun, pleasurable dance experience for both the dancers and their parents! Please…

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