Giving KIDS the opportunity to LEARN and PERFORM
Management Group Inc.


This workshop is designed for highly dedicated dancers to experience NEW and exciting 
technique, styles, combos and training from some of today's top dance industry faculty. 

This Summer Dance Intensive program is open for all dancers currently registered for the
2018-2019 season at Premiere Dance Academy, and ONLY invited dancers and teachers
at other dance studios/ academies by our camp directors.  This is not an OPEN TO ANYONE
Summer Dance Intensive. If you wish to attend please contact one of our camp directors.
Thank you.

Summer Dance Intensive August 19th – August 23rd, 2019

The Summer Dance Intensive Camp Artistic Director (Lisa Horvath) will review all registrations to
ensure your dancer is placed in the correct level(s).

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Registration & Schedule Downloads

Download the SDI AUGUST 19th - 23rd, 2019 Brochure Here

HOMG Summer Dance Intensive Registration Form
August 19th – August 23rd, 2019

HOMG SDI - August 19th -August 23rd - Daily Schedule

Summer Dance Instensive


STEPHANIE CORREIA - Jazz - August 19th-23rd

Stephanie Correia

Stephanie will be teaching Jazz August 19th - August 23rd

Stephanie Correia Bio

Stephanie Correia is the owner and Artistic Director of Vision Dance Academy in Newmarket, Ontario. She is a graduate of York University, and holds an Honours BFA Double Major in Dance and Kinesiology & Health Science. Stephanie is also a certified member of Dance Masters of America Chapter #38(DMA), and the International Academy of Dance Adjudicators (IADA). Stephanie is also a certified ADAPT Teacher, earning her full teaching credentials in jazz and tap. As a Dance Adjudicator, Stephanie has been invited all across Canada to share her knowledge and expertise with thousands of dancers.

Stephanie was trained at Durham Dance Centre in Pickering, Ontario as well as the National Ballet School of Canada, where she was a member of the Junior Associate Program. She has studied Jazz (ADAPT, BATD) ,Tap (ADAPT, BATD), Ballet (RAD, Cecchetti, BATD), Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Modern (Cunningham, Graham, Limone) and Pointe. Stephanie is also a founding member and Past-President of “Healthy Dancer Canada”, a Canadian organization that promotes communication between dance and medical professionals, and educates dance instructors on safe dance training practices.

Stephanie is very excited to be adjudicating, and wishes all dancers the best of luck!


ANDREA LEBLANC - Ballet - August 19-23th

Andrea LeBlanc

Andrea will be teaching, Ballet August 19th - August 23rd

Andrea LeBlanc Bio

Andrea is a Registered Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and the CDTA Atlantic President. Andrea holds a Diploma in Dance from the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts and is a graduate of Calgary’s Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Professional Program.

Andrea teaches a range of ages, levels and styles of dance but has a special love for teaching ballet. Andrea is also the Owner and Artistic Director of East Coast Dance Academy in Halifax Nova Scotia. Every year Andrea prepares students for examinations, performances and auditions. She is excited to continue teaching and sharing her love of dance at Premiere Dance’s Summer Intensive!



STEPHANIE MITRO - Contemporary - August 19-23th

Stephanie Mitro

Stephanie Mitro will be teaching Contemporary August 19th - August 23rd

Stephanie Mitro BIO

Stephanie Mitro is an established industry professional, choreographer and dance teacher based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is devoted to educating and mentoring young artists across Canada and abroad. She began her study of dance at the wonderful age of three, and went on to successfully compete across Canada and the United States. Her pre-professional training originated in Ontario - focusing on modern, contemporary, ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics, highland and hip-hop.

Stephanie is a proud graduate of Ryerson University touting a BFA Degree (Theatre Performance Dance), and has also completed her RAD and BATD Highland examinations with impressive notability. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Pre-Professional Program, DECIDEDLY JAZZ DANCEWORKS, and has performed for numerous dance companies on the West and East Coast’s. Ms. Mitro has had the privilege to work with numerous well-known North American choreographers, via both company and commercial dance industry projects. Sharing her accrued training, pro-experience and knowledge of the arts, and with a variety of acclaimed competitive dance organizations, is something she feels very passionate about - with the goal of educating and mentoring our new generation of dance aspirants.

Stephanie is also the co-founder of the professional Halifax modern, contemporary, jazz company - VOTIVE DANCE – and her company thrives on performing across Canada in a variety of touring shows and festivals. During her professional dance career she performed in numerous original choreographic works, including: Wish, Desire, Vow (Atlantic Fringe Festival); Short Stories (Atlantic Fringe Festival); In Pursuit, East Meets West, Shedding Suffixes, Proven Lands (Nextfest, Atlantic Dance Festival, Soulocentric); Natural Forces, Perspective (Connection Dance Works); and Homeplace (collaboration with Pier 21), to name a few.

As a sought out choreographer, Stephanie's work has been showcased by a plethora of dance companies, pre-professional/professional performance groups, arts schools and dance festivals. She has also been the recipient of numerous awards for her choreographic and artistic visions. Through her dedication and perseverance, Stephanie has become a reliable role model to her students, and everyone she teaches within the dance community. She continues to encourage, support, and inspire emerging artists to their fullest technical and artistic potential and wishes every competitor the best in their artistic journey!


JOSH NITKIN - Tap - August 19th-23rd

Josh Nitkin

Josh will be teaching Tap August 19th - August 23rd

Josh Nitkin Bio

Josh Nitkin is a graduate of the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts and holds certification with PAA (Professional Adjudicators Alliance), BATD (British Association of Teachers of Dancing) and PAEC (Performing Arts Educators of Canada) in Tap, Jazz and Urban with which he helped create the syllabus. Josh has 30 years of training and performance in Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Modern, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Musical Theatre and more! With 15 years of teaching, Josh's students have gone on to win numerous overall awards and have garnered choreography awards as well. Josh is a sought after Adjudicator across Canada and the United States.

Having adjudicated for Dance Masters of America (North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Houston, Great Lakes), American Dance Awards, Terpsichore Dance Celebration/Dance Starz, AmeriCup, Dance Xtreme Nationals, Millennium Productions Nationals, Peak Invitational and many others. Josh is also a former dancer with Celebrity Cruise Lines and Corpus Dance Projects, having performed in Alaska, France, the UK, Belgium, Japan and all over Central and South America.


STEPHEN WELCH - Lyrical - August 19th-23rd

Stephen Welch

Stephen will be teaching Lyrical AUGUST 19th - 23rd

Stephen Welch Bio

Born and raised in Calgary Alberta, Stephen has always been a dancer. Beginning his formal training under the direction of Heather Lawrence, he excelled at every class he took naturally. Training classically with passion and drive, his sights were set on the grand stages of the world. Beginning his teaching career at the age of 15, his sights shifted to building amazing dancers with is passion. After high school Stephen took his talents to the sea training and performing as a dancer and aerialist on Holland America cruise lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise lines, and princess cruise lines. When returning home Stephen fell in love, with his partner of now 10 years, and his life as a dance teacher. Stephen’s focus became that of the longevity and technique of his student. Training fully in the Acrobatic arts syllabus, further is skill set with training from TADA talent, and Spectacle Blue aerial arts, His teaching career is centered around Acrobatics and the training his student in the form and abilities for a long and active career dance a performer.

Currently studying Drama education at the University of Calgary, Stephen’s passion for the arts has been expanding in hopes of bringing his love of the dramatic arts to the future performers he hopes to teach in a high school setting.

Working closely with Front Row Centre Players (FRC) Stephen take his knowledge of love for choreography to the stage in another form, Setting the choreography for FRC’s production of Priscilla Queen of the Dessert he honoured by being nominated, and winning best choreography, as the Drag consultant Best costumes and make up, and the production won best musical within the Calgary theatre acts awards. Returning to FCR’s next season he was overjoyed to choreograph the season opening production of Monty Phython’s Spamalot.

Always keeping his hands and feet in the dance world in one way or another he loves..