The Prestige Team

We have large faculty of highly experienced, accredited and esteemed staff here at Prestige Dance Academy. We are passionate about providing the best possible training for the dancers at our studio and we believe that that starts with incredible teachers. Our widely talented staff have a multitude of backgrounds in all forms of dance and provide our students with well-rounded comprehensive training in all genres of dance. Most of our staff holds a long teaching history with our faculty and we are proud of their dedication to the growth of our studio.

Our dance educators are continually pursuing professional development and teacher training to stay up to date with new techniques and trends being offered in the dance industry. Did you know that you will find many of our teachers at all three of our dance studio campuses?

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Miss Amanda Hunsley

Miss Amanda is the Director of Prestige Dance Academy. She opened Prestige Dance Academy in 2002 because she loved dance and had a passion to share her love of dance with her students.... read more

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Miss Lisette Stein

Miss Lisette, an ADAPT and Acrobatic Arts certified dance educator, is the co-owner and Artistic Director of Prestige Dance Academy. She is well known for her insightful, innovative, and masterful choreography which has... read more

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Miss Jen Brown

Miss Jen is the Co-Director of the Intensive Dance Program at Prestige Dance Academy Inc. Miss Jen has an extensive dance background in classical ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical /contemporary, hip hop, and... read more

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Miss Laura Klatzel

Miss Laura began her dance training in Calgary at the age of eight and went on to compete in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre. She successfully completed her... read more

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Miss Gemma Smith

Miss Gemma Smith has Registered Teacher Status with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD RTS) and is an Associate member (ARAD) having achieved her Advanced 2 through the Royal Academy of Dance, London,... read more

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Miss Lindsay Oehlerking

Miss Lindsay began her dance training in Lacombe, Alberta, studying various disciplines including jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, hip hop, acro, and contemporary, before moving to Calgary to further her dance education. In... read more

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Miss Heather Columbus

Miss Heather has an extensive dance background in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, tap, and acro. She is currently studying under the Royal Academy of Dance to receive her Registered Teacher Status... read more

Jody Rose

Miss Jody Rose

Miss Jody’s journey began in Taber, Alberta with a love for gymnastics. She competed in gymnastics for 10 years and became a certified coach at age 14. She coached gymnastics for 12 years... read more

Sarah Dolan

Miss Sarah Dolan

Miss Sarah Dolan is the Founder and has been the Artistic Director of O2 the Dance Company, since it began in 2010. Her commitment to the art provides a critical framework under which... read more

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Miss Kalie Morberg

Miss Kalie is originally from northern Manitoba and began her dance training at just three years old. She has trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, and more. This is... read more

Rachel Wolfson

Miss Rachel Wolfson

Miss Rachel started dancing at Prestige when she was four years old, and since her first ballet class, knew that ballet was the style she wanted to pursue. When Miss Rachel is not... read more

Grace Dugdale

Miss Grace Dugdale

Miss Grace has been a part of the Prestige family for 12 years. She walked through the studio doors at the age of 3 and instantly knew she wanted to be a part... read more

Kurtis Grimaldi

Mr. Kurtis Grimaldi

Mr. Kurtis began his ballet training at the age of 18 at the Oakville School of Classical Ballet (OSCB). After a year of training at OSCB, Kurtis received a full scholarship to attend... read more

Edgar Reyes

Mr. Edgar Reyes

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Mr. Edgar has traveled internationally working with such choreographers as Luther Brown, Sabrina Matthews, and Mia Michaels. He has performed for artists such a Keisha Chante, Eva Avila and... read more

Chelsea Viznaugh

Miss Chelsea Viznaugh

Miss Chelsea began her dance training at the age of three and danced competitively for seven years. She graduated from Central Memorial High School’s PVA Dance Program, where she was able to study... read more

Brianne Viznaugh

Miss Brianne Viznaugh

Miss Brianne has been a part of the Prestige Dance Academy family for the past four years. In addition to dancing in the Intensive Program, she has been a part of the STEP... read more

Shaelene Standing

Miss Shaelene Standing

Miss Shae transitioned from being a competitive artistic gymnast to a competitive dancer at a young age and has trained in a large variety of dance styles. In the past few years, she... read more

Martin and Diana Lefebvre

Diana & Martin Lefebvre

Martin and Diana Lefebvre are one of Canada's Dancesport super couples. Martin, a native of Montreal, started dancing at the age of nine and competed extensively in both Ballroom and Latin. His amateur... read more

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Miss Lexi Cook

Miss Lexi danced at Prestige Dance Academy for ten years and is so excited to be returning this season, for her second year, as a faculty member. This Fall, Miss Lexi will be... read more

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Miss Sierra Oszust

Miss Sierra is excited to return as a Prestige Dance Academy dance instructor and choreographer this season. Miss Sierra grew up as a competitive dancer and joined the Prestige family in 2017. She... read more

Jenna Martin

Miss Jenna Martin

Miss Jenna has been a part of the Prestige Dance Academy family for the past four years. During her time at Prestige, Miss Jenna has taken part in the Intensive Program along with... read more

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Mr. Jack Dugdale

Mr. Jack has been part of the Prestige Dance Academy family for over 10 years. After watching his sister at a dance competition, he was inspired to join dance as well. Once he... read more

Miss Gabby Gaudet

Miss Gabby Gaudet

Miss Gabby attended Prestige Dance Academy for a year during her final year of high school, and is starting her second year as a member of the Prestige Faculty. Miss Gabby has been... read more

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Miss Madison Murphy

Miss Madi has been part of the Prestige community for four years, though she has been dancing since the age of 4 and competing since the age of 6. She participated in the... read more

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Miss Breanne Catolico

Miss Breanne was born and raised here in Calgary, Alberta and started dancing when she was 7 years old. She has trained in jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre, acro,... read more

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Miss Tali Glazer

Before she began teaching, Miss Tali was a Prestige Dance Academy student who trained in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre, and acrobatics. In addition to competing in all of... read more

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Miss Tammy

Miss Tammy is looking forward to working with the students in the Fine Arts Academy as the Lead Teacher at the South location. Miss Tammy danced from the age of three until her... read more

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Miss Jamie

Miss Jamie is excited to share her enthusiasm for learning with the students in the Fine Arts Academy as the Lead Teacher at the West location. A born and raised Calgarian, Miss Jamie... read more