Faculty

Kelly VanGaver

Artistic Director

Kelly VanGaver started dancing at the age of 7 with the prestigious Sherwood Park School of Dance in Sherwood Park Alberta under the direction of Eileen Dodds and her daughter Barbra Dodds. Kelly started competing in the Alberta Dance Festival by the age of 8 winning numerous awards for her tap and jazz solos/duets. Kelly also completed her Al Gilbert exams in tap and jazz up to grade 8 receiving highest honors. She also completed her RAD exams in ballet. Kelly has had the opportunity to study in dance under Brian Foley and is part of the ADAPT Syllabus. After moving back to Ontario Kelly completed her dance education at York University in Toronto receiving her BFA in dance. Upon graduation Kelly accepted a position at The Dance Company Conservatory in Port Huron Michigan where she taught for 6 years. Kelly danced in the International Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker. Upon leaving The Dance Company Kelly accepted a position as artistic director at Downriver Dance in Corunna where she taught for 10 years until deciding to open her own studio in 2007. Under the tutelage and guidance of Kelly many dancers have gone on to perform professionally or open their own dance studios.

Tori Trice

Lead Teacher

Tori Trice started dancing at the age of 3 at Shirley Schram school of dance. Tori started dancing competitively with the Bluewater Dance Troupe up until the age of 14. Tori has traveled North America to compete in dance competitions such as Florida, California, and New York. She has taken classes from prestigious professionals such as Shane Sparks, Mia Michaels, Travis Wall, and Laurie Johnson to name a few. When Tori was 15 she began competing for KVG Dance. She choreographed a competitive solo and won two dance scholarships in the US. Tori started to assist and went on to win several more awards for her choreography. Tori has Completed her Al Gilbert exams in tap and jazz and her Cecchetti ballet exams. Tori has been teaching for KVG Dance Centre for the past two years bringing home numerous choreography awards. She is so thrilled to inspire and motivate the KVGDC dancers.

Kim Mullin

Teacher

Kim Mullin started out as a gymnast at the age of 3 and was in recreational gymnastics for 6 years until going competitively at the age of 9. At the age of 10 Kim felt something was missing and chose to start dancing at KVG Dance Center. Kim was in a recreational acro class for a year and then auditioned for the competitive team and started her competitive dance career,expanding her horizons doing every style of dance. Kim has been awarded numerous Dynamic Diamond awards for her dances and solos, and has been given special awards and a dance scholarship to be apart of an elite team in Florida. At the age of 13 Kim started assisting classes. Kim has now been assisting classes for KVG Dance Center in acro, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, Jazz and Ballet. Kim has completed module 1 and module 2 of CDTA Teachers Certification course. Kim is looking to pursue a higher education in dance, and strives to have a professional career.

KVG Dance Centre

(519) 331-0645

109 Durand St, Sarnia, ON N7T 5A1, Canada

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