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Team Canada West Tap is in the news!
Global News Morning BC invited Tap Choreographer Lisa Dew onto their show to discuss and show off our Canadian dancers! Check it out!
Emma Searles will be heading to Poland for Dance Competition. Emma Searles still has her Team Canada jacket from 2012 when she competed at the IDO World Ballet, Jazz and Modern DanceChampionships at the age of 12. See the Tillsonburg News Article here!
Canada's Ballet, Jazz and Modern team takes home the gold at World Dance Championships in Poland. Check out the CBC News Article here.
Edmonton's 13-year-old Hannah Palichuk taking tap to the world with international competition in Germany. See the Edmonton Journal article here!
just dance! Winter 2015, Issue 4
In the Spotlight
If you think you think you're too young to make your mark in the dance industry, you haven't met Travis Lim! See the article here!
Mission dancer lands lead role on Family Channel's The Next Step. In 2015 Liam Mackie was a big part of Team Canada that won the silver medal at the World Hip Hop Championships in Italy. He was also part of the 2014 team that finished fourth in Germany. See the Mission City Record article here!
Shaw TV Fraser Valley invited Team Canada Hip Hop West on and Alexandria MacFarlane finds out just how hard the Junior Team Canada Dance team is working to prepare. Check it out! FYI, it starts at 0:48 after the banana story.
Five Campbell River dance students to represent Canada. CR DanceXtreme sending members to Italy this fall for World Championships. See the Campbell River Mirror Article here!
Island MVPs. Believe it or not, Campbell River is a well-hidden hip-hop hotbed – but not for long thanks to this week's Island MVPs. See the CTV News link here!
Last month, December 4th through 8th, the 2012 IDO World Tap Dance Championships took place is Riesa, Germany. Several Canadians took to the stage in a variety of categories for children, juniors and adults, including male and female solos, duos, trios, small groups, formations and large production. This video highlights Everett Smith’s Sweet Georgia Brown
Oct. 2011. Another group of dancers with Just 4 Kicks Academy of Dance is heading overseas as members of Team Canada in different dance disciplines. See the Muskoka Region article here!
Kayla Villebrun-Normand’s dream is to dance across the stage at the World Tap Dance Championships in Germany — but she needs some help to make it happen. See the 2011 Winnipeg Free Press article here!
November 2014. Three young Mississauga dancers are aiming to tap their way to the top of the world. See the Mississauga.cow article here!
Emily Melo (left) and Amanda Bruce (right) recently returned victoriously with a haul of medals and trophies from the World Dance Championships in Frankfurt, Germany. See the Orangeville.com article here!
Blake McGrath will serve as choreographer for the Canadian entry at the International Dance Organization's World Showdance Championships. See the story here!