MEET OUR TEAM OF DANCERS

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Carmen graduated from Mount Allison University and from London Contemporary Dance School. In 2017, on behalf of SQx, she is the winner of the BC Social Innovation Youth Award as well as Shaw Canada's 150 Award.

Carmen Moreira

Choreographer
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Kaitlyn began working with SQx in 2018 and has had the opportunity to work with Indigenous communities, rural communities and people of diverse abilities throughout BC, AB, SK, MB, and YK. For SQx, Kaitlyn has also had the privilege to work with at-risk populations in Morocco, Portugal, and Mexico.

Kaitlyn Bass

Assistant Director
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Gwendolyn graduated from the School of Toronto Dance Theatre in 2019, where she expanded her modern dance training and worked with esteemed choreographers. While at the School, she was honoured to receive the KathrynAsh Scholarship, recognizing work ethic and artistic / technical accomplishments.

Gwendolyn Mitchell

Youth Presenter
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Kéïta is a queer Metis Franco-Manitoban artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is a recent graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Her passions include advocating for the Franco-Manitoban community, social justice, LGBTQIA2S+ rights, and the environment.

Kéïta Fournier-Pelletier

Youth Presenter
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In 2018, Skylar joined SQx as an apprentice from Petawawa, ON this year. She is formerly a student Atyeo's Dance Studio in Pembroke, ON.

Skylar Reed

Dancer
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Malin's choreography has been performed UNESCO International Day of Dance in Bergen, Ole Bull Scene and Os Kyrkje. Malin has created works with musicians of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Johannesburg-based Liquid Fusion Productions. She is also a model for Redken, L’Oreal, and Oslo Fashion Week.

Malin Nøss Vangsnes

Guest Artist
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Seraphina grew up dancing at Yada Dance Studio in Regina, Saskatchewan and joined YadaDance Youth Company in 2016. Outside of her studies, Seraphina works as a camp counsellor at Camp Monahan. Her experience at camp, babysitting and volunteering with kids is much of what inspires her work.

Seraphina Marcotte

Youth Presenter
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Sarah has achieved a BFA from Ryerson University, where she trained in classical styles such as ballet, jazz and modern. Beyond Ryerson, Sarah has travelled with Juntos Collective to Guatemala doing community outreach related to performance and art education.

Sarah Nelson

Youth Presenter
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A passionate dancer from the small twin island of Trinidad and Tobago, Naomi moved to Toronto to pursue her passion. In 2019, Naomi graduated with honours from Centennial College in their Dance Performance Program with ambitions of performing and sharing her love for dance.

Naomi Gomez

Youth Presenter
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Margaux Labossiere is a Franco-Manitoban artist from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her voice echoes from her roots within the tall grass prairies as she seeks to unite her passion for the environment, story-telling, and social activism through movement and self-exploration. Margaux is a 2020 graduate with distinction from Ryerson University’s Dance Performance Program.

Margaux Labossière

Youth Presenter
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Born and raised in Toronto, Margaret began training at the Ontario School of Ballet and has since graduated from Centennial College’s Dance Performance Program. Margaret’s ultimate desire is to share her knowledge, training, and love of dance by inspiring others in every opportunity.

Margaret Dila

Youth Presenter
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Maddi is a member of the Professional Training Program at Front Street Dance Studio in Nelson, BC, and a member at Kaslo Dance Studio. Most recently, she attended Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s month long 2020 Summer Intensive, and she strives to bring the joy of dance and music to a wide range of people.

Maddi Handley

Youth Presenter
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Jake is a graduate of Ryerson University's Performance Dance Program. Jake has volunteered abroad with Juntos Collective in Guatemala where he taught and performed for underrepresented communities.

Jake Myles

Youth Presenter
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In the summer of 2016, Kiah attended the School of Toronto Dance Theatre Teen Intensive, and was inspired to audition for the School, which she graduated from this past spring. As a queer Jamaican-Canadian, Kiah is interested in the ways that these identities intersect with her dance practice.

Kiah Francis

Youth Presenter
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Vacant

Dancer
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Vacant

Dancer