BFA (Honours)  -  CAEA  -  PAA  -  PBT  -  GKIHS

Specializing in choreography for Ballet, Jazz, and Lyrical, and incorporating influences from her vast and varied training, Stephanie Bergeron's work is known for its musicality, complexity, and class. She strives for works that both compliment and challenge her dancers, tailoring each piece to match the artists and event at hand.

Ms. Bergeron has extensive experience teaching and choreographing competitively, recreationally, privately, and in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary educational environments. She has held the position of Professor for Centennial College- Dance Performance, and has been has been invited as a Recurring Guest Artist and Commissioned Choreographer for Unionville High School, Claude Watson Dance at Earl Haig Secondary, Alexander Mackenzie High School, and Westmount Collegiate, as Rehearsal Mistress for Ballet Jorgen’s The Nutcracker, and as a Guest Artist for many workshops and master classes across Ontario.

Ms. Bergeron’s choreography has been featured at Disneyland California, Harbourfront Centre Toronto, Pan-Am Global Fest, and in a multitude of theatres and competitive events. Many of her students have gone on to earn top competitive awards and First Overall placements, and have been accepted into such programs as Arts Unionville, the National Ballet School Associates Program, and the dance programs at Ryerson University, York University, Concordia University, and George Brown College.

In addition to her work as a dance instructor, choreographer, and guest artist, Ms. Bergeron is an incredibly versatile and well-rounded performer. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts- Honours in Dance from Ryerson University (under the direction of Nadia Potts), and is also a graduate of Unionville High School’s Arts York Dance program. Having trained as a competitive dancer for many years, she earned numerous top overall awards and scholarship titles in many disciplines. As a professional, she is proud to have worked with a number of notable choreographers, including Serge Bennathan, Daniela Kurz, Katharina Bader, Allison Grant, Matjash Mrozewski, David Earle, Valerie Calam, Robert Glumbek, and Shannon Mather.

Ms. Bergeron regularly performs throughout Ontario, with recent credits including: The Canadian Opera Company, Telus, Manulife, Bell Technical Solutions, Honda, WestJet, Estée Lauder, Shoppers Drug Mart, Sunlife Financial, Yonge-Dundas Square (Illuminite), Toronto Pearson Airport (Rethink T3 Opening Ceremony), Cineplex/TIFF, and several independent films as an actor and actor/dancer.

Ms. Bergeron regularly appears as a Ballet Specialist and All-Around Adjudicator at competitions throughout Ontario as a proud member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance (PAA). In addition, she is a Certified Progressing Ballet Technique Instructor (PBT).

As a Substitute Instructor, Stephanie Bergeron is represented by Quick Ball Change, Inc.


Choreography Credits Include:

Claude Watson Dance at Earl Haig Secondary School (Recurring- 5th consecutive year)
Arts Unionville at Unionville High School (Recurring)
Centennial College- Dance Performance Program
Arts Alexander Mackenzie at Alexander Mackenzie High School
Arts Westmount at Westmount Collegiate
Disneyland California- Disney Performing Arts OnStage (Showcased Studio Choreography)
Pan-Am Games GlobalFest (Showcased Studio Choreography)
Opus Alive Upper Canada Chorus
Various Competitive Studios- Full List on Request


Compliments

"You work wonders with classical ballet! I had audience members actually asking for more." -Tara Lee-Blight, Head of Dance, Claude Watson at Earl Haig Secondary School

"Thank you for all your hard work, time, and dedication to your piece and the students. They all loved working with you." -Melissa Bettio, Head of Dance, Unionville High School

"Your organization and timeliness are top-notch. Your notes are always clear, your classroom management skills are excellent, and I like the way you build your classes." -Toni Grates, Director, The Travelling Stage



Choreography Sample Reel and Resume Available on Request