Julie Prévost : Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics

Julie Prévost

Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics

Julie Prévost is a member of the Canadian Dance Teachers Association, stage division (CDTA) and is a certified Acrobatics Arts teacher.  Julie has been an experienced dance instructor and MKDA family member since the academy’s inaugural year.  Julie has 25+ years of dance experience.

julie_prevost258@hotmail.com



Stephanie Salvati : Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre

Stephanie Salvati

Jazz, Tap and Musical Theatre

Stephanie comes to us with much expertise in Tap and Jazz. She has successfully completed her dance exams with the Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA) and we welcome her 15+ years of dance experience. Stephanie continues to teach dance as an extracurricular activity at Sacred Heart School.

ssalvati@ncdsb.on.ca



Alex Gagnon : Aerial Silks, Tricking

Alex Gagnon

Aerial Silks, Tricking

Alex comes to us with rigorous training in aerial arts from the Toronto School of Circus Arts, including Aerial Silks, Aerial Straps and Flying Trapeze. He is a fully certified World Freerunning Parkour Federation coach on Levels 1-5 Wall, Floor, Vault & Bar skills offering extensive student tricking in the world of Urban movement. Alex also has a background of over 10 years of dancing experience in Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theater and Ukrainian dance styles.





Melanie Carter : Gymnastics

Melanie Carter

Gymnastics

Melanie Carter is a fully certified level 1, 2 and 3 Theory Gymnastics; level 1, 2 and 3 Technical Gymnastics; and Practical level 1 and 2 Gymnastics through the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program). She is also certified in level 1 and level 2 Trampoline certification through the NCCP. Melanie also has qualifications in judging and has over 24 years of experience in gymnastics and acrobatics including 17 years of coaching/teaching experience. Melanie brings her knowledge and talent to the MKDA family ensuring that each child obtains their full potential.





Danielle LaForge : Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe and Hip Hop

Danielle LaForge

Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe and Hip Hop

Danielle comes to us with 17+ years of dance experience in various styles such as Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe and Hip Hop. She brings to us her love of dance and her devotion to teaching students the technical & artistic aspects of dance. Danielle currently practices as a Speech-Language Pathologist and continues to make dance an important part of her life.





Mardi Bellemare : Office Administrator

Mardi Bellemare

Office Administrator

Mardi is our office administrator and is here to answer any questions you may have. Her primary responsibilities include answering emails, phone calls, serving our clients & processing payments. She is also the one responsible for ordering all costumes for recital and competition.