Programs - Performing and Literary Arts

Dance; hip hop, break dancing, jazz, ballet, modern, street jazz, contemporary, etc.

Varies according dance, class size and time.

Grade Suitability:

K-12

Maximum Class Size:

40

Time Required:

Minimum 1/2 hour to as long as possible

Material Required:

Stereo/sound system that plays CDs and iPods

Language of Instruction:

English or Cantonese

Communities:

Whitehorse

Availability:

Mid-April to end of school year

Mellisa Murray

Mellisa Murray was born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon and has been dancing since 1998. She danced at Leaping Feats Creative Danceworks for nine years training in almost every style of dance including: hip hop, modern, ballet, jazz, contemporary and more. She has taught students from ages five and up in almost every style. She has performed at national and international events such as the Arctic Winter Games in 2006, as part of the cultural contingent, the closing and opening ceremonies for the Canada Winter Games in 2007 and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. She graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an Honour’s degree in dance. While living in Toronto she auditioned to multiple performance opportunities and landed a music video appearance, as a backup dancer, for Universal Music’s “Operator” by Shiloh, which has been aired on Disney’s Family channel, Much Music and MTV.

Contact: 867-335-5606

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