| FACULTY FRIDAY FEATURE | Meet Corinne Vessey‼️
Corinne is a dance professional who has been training for over twenty years in a wide array of genres at world renowned facilities including Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Shelley Shearer School of Dance, Harbour Dance Centre, The Source Dance Company, Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, and University of Calgary where she received her Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education.
Corinne has trained with urban dance legends Mr. Wiggles (Rock Steady Crew), Suga Pop (Electric Boogaloos), Popin’ Pete (Electric Boogaloos), Link (Elite Force), and Caleaf Sellers. She has travelled to New York to study at Peridance Center, Broadway Dance Center, Gibney Dance, and Alvin Ailey Extension.
Corinne continues to perform professionally and her choreography has won numerous awards and appeared in the Soulocentric Festival, multiple Mpact Dance Company productions, the Ignite! Festival, Alberta Culture Days, and at the Grand Opening of the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, to name a few. Currently, Corinne teaches Theatre Arts and Dance as part of the Performing and Visual Arts Program at Central Memorial High School as well as at the school of Decidedly Jazz. Corinne is also the Artistic Director and founder of Ember Dance Company, a semi-professional contemporary dance company based in Calgary that has been producing its own feature shows and dance films since its inception in 2012. .
Corinne is honoured to teach with illFX and share her love and knowledge of Hip Hop with the community.
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