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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Josephine completed training with Youth Ballet & Contemporary Dance of Saskatchewan, Alberta Ballet School, and London Contemporary School of Dance (The Place). When not on tour, you can find her studying Environmental Engineering at the University of Regina.

Josephine Craig Penner

Rehearsal Director
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Jacob is from the Stoney Nation in Alberta, but lives with his family in Carmacks, YK. In addition to having a natural talent for dancing, Jacob is also a master of the Rubik's cube.

Jacob Bearspaw

Dancer
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This is Clara's first year at SQx. She joins us from Pembroke, ON. In addition to dancing, Clara is also passionate scientist, and is contemplating pursuing a career in aerospace engineering.

Clara Biernacki

Dancer
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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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Shavanna is from Beaverdell, BC. She began apprenticing with SQx in 2018, and transitioned to a paid position in 2019.

Shivana Shardinha

Dancer
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Kaitlyn is from Calgary and is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto. She would like to pursue a career in kinesiology and enjoys spending time surrounded by nature.

Kaitlyn Bass

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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Ioanna graduated from the State School of Dance in Athens in 2012. Since 2013, Ioanna has been the artistic administrator of Akropoditi Dance Centre and Dancefest Akropoditi. As a dancer, Ioanna has collaborated with Octana Dancetheatre/ Konstantinos Rigos, Akropoditi Dancetheatre, and Iraqi Bodies.

Ioanna Antonarou

Guest Artist
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Jasmyne was born in Calgary, but move to South Slocan when she was nine years old. She is currently attending the Sequoia Learning Centre in Crescent Valley, BC. Jasmyne volunteered with SQx for the past two years and is thrilled to be a full company member in 2018.

Jasmyne Cartier

Dancer
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From Kitchener, BC in the Regional District of Central Kootenay (Area B). Taya joined SQx in 2017 as an apprentice and became a full-company member in 2018.

Taya Blackmore

Dancer
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Vacant

Dancer