BALLET | JAZZ | CONTEMPORARY | LYRICAL | HIP HOP
Raised in her home town of Canmore, AB, Astrid first started training in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Hip Hop at Terpsichore Dance Inc with Marisa Dario. Upon acceptance into the Edge School for Athletes dance program, Astrid quickly progressed and was eager to move to Vancouver, BC. After graduation, she seized the opportunity of joining Harbour Dance Centre’s Intensive Training Program under the direction of Moe Brody and has since trained with the Source Dance Company, TwoFourSeven Company and KTL Hip Hop Company. Throughout her years in Vancouver, Astrid has done performances such as The Tunnel, The Main Event, Sephora Grand Opening, and the St Pauls Hospital Fundraiser Brilliant!. She has worked on several short dance films directed by Julie Tomaino including That Man, Underground Interlude, and Success? and has also had the privilege of competing at competitions such as Artists Emerge, HHI Championships, and Body Rock. Astrid has been teaching across Western Canada for the past 6 years. She has had the privilege of choreographing for the Source Dance Company and assistant choreographing for various short films. Astrid enjoys teaching all ages and styles and continues to share her knowledge and passion with her students! Astrid’s creativity and style are unparalleled and are a welcomed asset to the Dance Co community. She inspires her students and peers through her positive, upbeat attitude, borderless creativity, and wide range of experience in the dance industry. Dance Co is thrilled to have Astrid as a part of our faculty!