FACULTY

TRACY LAMPMAN C.D.M.A., B.A.T.D., N.A.D.E

Owner/Director

Tracy Lampman has been in the dance industry for over 40 years. and has grown up in the competitive dance world as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer.  She has extensive training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Lyrical and has studied with the finest teachers and institutions in Canada and the USA.  During that time Tracy became a certified dance teacher with the Canadian Dance Masters of America, Chapter 38 and The British Association of Teachers of Dance and has completed all her Ballet exams finishing with her Intermediate exam with the Royal Academy of Dance.  Tracy has also completed online training with the National Academy of Dance Education and is a member of Dance Ontario.  She has taught all ages of recreational and competitive dancers across Ontario and has won numerous awards and titles across Canada and the United States for her dancing and her choreography.   Tracy has completed the Professional Adjudicators Alliance seminar and has added adjudicating dance to her list of accomplishments. 

 

Some of Tracy's students have gone on to have professional careers in the dance industry. Some have gone on to teach at award winning studios and others have taken the big step and opened their own studios.  Blake McGrath from "So You Think You Can Dance" and Tina Pereira a First Soloist with the National Ballet of Canada began their dance training with Tracy.

Tracy graduated from Cawthra Park School of the Arts majoring in Dance and from there went on to be a Dancer with the Mississauga City Dance Company and Canada's Wonderland.

Tracy has a passion for dance, a love for children and enjoys teaching this wonderful art form.

At Dancesations Dance Academy we strive to provide quality dance education in a caring and structured environment. 

LINDSAY CAMPAGNA, M.C.D.T.A., P.A.E.C

Competitive Choreographer/Instructor

As one of the most sought after Contemporary choreographers in Southern Ontario Lindsay Campagna continually inspires her students, astounds audiences and wins awards for her impressive visions.
Lindsay’s passion for movement is evident in all she choreographs and her dedication to teaching is evident in the care taken in every one of her classes.
Dancing most of her life Lindsay has had extensive training in all areas of Performing Arts receiving Honors in several Examinations in Ballet, through the Royal Academy of Dance as well as in C.D.T.A Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Vocal and Hip Hop.
Lindsay’s strong theatre background includes lead performance roles in Bye Bye Birdie, West Side Story, Oklahoma, and Fiddler on the Roof. Television credits include cast member in the first season of the vocal hit show Pop Stars. In Bravos’ film The Vampire Lindsay was a principal dancer of this Edmonton International Film Festival nominee. She has worked in all areas of stage from theatre groups to hair and make-up technician and director of both stage and dance productions including Choreographic Works and The Nutcracker.
Upon obtaining Teaching Certificates as Full Members in both Canadian Dance Teachers Association (C.D.T.A) and P.A.E.C (Performing Arts Educators of Canada), Lindsay was invited to write the medal-testing syllabus, which is now used and tested by all P.A.E.C. members in Ontario. Lindsay is currently working on completing her Royal Academy of Dance Teaching Examination. Time permitting, Lindsay continues to attend teaching seminars and workshops from coast to coast, take Master classes in Toronto and to teach as an Artist in the Classroom.
In addition to her dance and stage credits, Lindsay has an impressive background in health and fitness training through Can-fit Pro.
Lindsay is a great asset to the Dancesations Family and we love seeing where Lindsay will take our imagination next.....

EMILY CLARK

Competitive & Recreational Choreographer/Instructor

Emily began dancing at the age of three and has been involved in the dance world ever since. She trained as both a recreational and competitive dancer for 15 years, studying many disciplines such as ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, modern, contemporary and tap, and obtaining high marks in RAD ballet examinations as well as CDTA jazz and tap examinations over the years. Throughout her many years of competing Emily found a true passion for tap and chose to further pursue this discipline as she started her career as a teacher. With a drive to teach and improve technique, coupled with a meticulous eye for detail and cleanliness, Emily’s choreography has received numerous special awards, overall standings, top scoring placements in regional competitive dance showdowns, as well as winning Shine’s Intermediate Young Choreographer’s award in 2014. Alongside tap, Emily has also taught many jazz, ballet, lyrical and stretch and strengthening classes of varying ages and levels of difficulty.
Emily is currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology as well as a diploma in Fitness and Health promotion at the University of Guelph and Humber College. Her knowledge of the ways in which the human body functions and its limitations paired with her love for teaching and caring for others allows her to be a motivating and well-rounded teacher who encourages goal setting and reaching new levels in the dance field for all of her students.

Emily is extremely excited to share her life’s passion with the students of Dancesations and

we are so excited to welcome her into our dance home! 

EMILY HERGOTT

Recreational/Competitive Choreographer/Instuctor

Emily began dancing at the age of two and started competing at the age of four. She danced and competed with Encore Dance Studio in Elmira and Stage Presence School of Dance in Fergus.  Here, she quickly found a passion for dance and began training in, Jazz, Ballet (RAD), Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre, and Acrobatics, as well as training in gymnastics at Revolutions Gymnastics.

 

As Emily pursues a degree in the Linguistics honours program at Brock University, majoring in speech and language sciences, she continues her dance training with the Brock Dance competitive team. Throughout her fourteen years of competing, she has won many awards and scholarships at conventions, workshops, and preprofessional dance teams around the world. Emily has trained with artists such as Blake McGrath, Ian Eastwood, Stephen Boss also known as “tWitch” from The Ellen Show, his wife Allison Holker, Stacey Tookey, the Nappytabs duo, and more.

 

In 2019 Emily furthered her career in the performing arts by attending the Canadian Modeling and Talent Convention, where she competed in modelling, acting, and dance in front of a panel of judges made up by representatives from the top 70 entertainment agencies around the world. At the end of the four-day convention, Emily received an offer to audition for the New York City Entertainment group in their upcoming years. She has also performed in multiple live theatre plays with the Royal City Musical Productions Inc where she developed and strengthened her stage performance.

 

Emily has a strong passion for dance and is excited to share this passion with her students, as well as help them unlock their full potential all the while nourishing their passion and growth. 

We are so excited to have Emily join our teaching staff at Dancesations!

MICHAELA INGS

Recreational Instructor

Michaela began dancing at the age of 2, her desire to learn and advance in her dance ability was what drove her to dance for 16 years at Broadway Lights studio in St. Catharines. Michaela’s passion became ballet and she worked extremely hard to master the art and loved every moment of it. Michaela expanded her dance portfolio to include Jazz and Lyrical, but ballet was always her first love. 

Michaela wanted to share her passion, so she volunteered at her studio to help teach the younger classes, she showed her love for dance and her love of children.

Michaela auditioned for the DNA Arts program at Laura Secord Secondary School and was accepted, she danced on the school competitive team all 4 years at the school and was the captain and choreographer for the contemporary dance team. She choreographed her own solos, as well as duets for her school team as well as part of her classes at Secord.

Michaela is now in her second year of the practical nursing program at Niagara College. She hopes to graduate next year and work in the area. 

Michaela looks forward to sharing her passion with dance with the students of Dancesations and continue to grow herself.

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