Cynthia Macedo was born in Carmel, California and entered the National Ballet School at the age of 10 under the directorship of Betty Oliphant.
Instructors, Musicians and Guests
Dance Teq’s highly experienced staff offer exceptional dance training to every dancer, from beginner to advanced levels
Jeremy Nasmith is a founding artist of the Atelier Ballet, choreographer, dance teacher and founder of the Dance Teq Centre.
Sean is a well-known mover and shaker in the Canadian entertainment scene; he is an in-demand producer, director, choreographer, and professional dance instructor. His experience with multi-media production, theater arts, corporate event entertainment, and music composition has attracted the attention of the commercial entertainment and communication industries.
Kevin Pugh was one of the finest dancers to ever grace the stage as principal with the National Ballet of Canada. He has gone on to become a highly respected teacher both internationally and locally with Dance Teq.
Tomoe Yamasaki received her dance training in her native Okayama, Japan, and at the Goh Ballet Academy where she was a member of their Junior Company.
Robert is a four-time Dora Mavor Moore nominee, and was the co-recipient with Roberto Campanella for their choreography of … in between …in 2010.
“Enjoy what you do with happiness, grace and elegance—that is the way to approach dance.” –Lourdes Hernandez
Ashleigh Powell is a Toronto-based dancer, teacher and choreographer.
Moscow born Igor Vassine is a very experienced dance accompanist; however, this was not his original occupation.
Bob Ashley has many years of Dance Pianist experience, most notably for The National Ballet School.
Geza Szenasi has been accompanying Dance Teq’s ballet classes with flair for many years.
Valentina Gurovsky received a performance and teaching degree from the State College of Music in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Kevin Tam is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s in Piano Performance.
Wen Yang Ho is an accompanist, a musician and a composer, specialised in collaborating with dance.