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 ADAPT tap and jazz exams up to and including Intermediate 3, as well as her RAD ballet exams up to and including Advanced 1.
In 2014, Miss Laura graduated from the University of Calgary with a BA degree in Communication Studies and went on to work in the Life & Fire Safety industry for 4 years as a National Accounts Coordinator. Through university and then a full-time job, she spent eight years teaching with Prestige and choreographing for the Intensive team. In January of 2019, she decided to dive head first into her passion and joined the Prestige Management Team as Co-Director of the Prestige Intensive Program alongside Miss Jen.
Miss Laura is a certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor and a certified Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (ADAPT) Tap & Jazz Instructor. Her continued professional development has taken her to Vancouver, Toronto, and New York where she has taken classes and seminars from renowned teachers and choreographers. She sits on the board for the Wild Rose Dance Arts Association where she enjoys participating in projects and events that give back to our community and provide our students opportunities to audition, compete, and perform.
This year, Miss Laura is beyond excited to pursue her new role as Co-Director of the Prestige Intensive Dance Program where she will continue fostering strong connections with her students and their families. She is focused on her growth as a technical trainer and choreographer, and she is eager to share her joy and dedication with each of her students in classes and rehearsals!