JACQUELINE JANAS

Jacqueline is a Toronto based Triple Threat performer with a passion for teaching and learning. Originally from Hamilton, ON she began dancing ballet at the age of 3. She later branched out and studied jazz, modern, lyrical, tap and hip hop but ballet and pointe hold a special place in her heart! Jacqueline has been performing in full length productions for over 10 years. She trained in Havana with the National Ballet of Cuba and toured with Ballet Jorgen Canada for two seasons of The Nutcracker

Jacqueline graduated from Sheridan College’s Musical Theatre program and holds a Bachelor in Music Theatre Performance (BMT). She has experience teaching in both group and individual settings in all three disciplines: singing, acting and dancing. Jacqueline joined Innovative Arts’ Music Theatre faculty last fall as a Cast Director and Co-choreographer. She has been with them for Legally Blonde, Into the Woods and their upcoming production of Sound of Music. On a recent trip to New York City, Jacqueline took Broadway Workshops Hamilton with Betsy Struxness and Anastasia with Ian Knauer. She is always happy to share her love of dance and performing with others!

“Dancers are the athletes of God.” ~Albert Einstein