Courtney Odelein

Courtney is teaching Intermediate Contemporary and Intermediate Jazz at OSSDF 2020.

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Courtney is teaching Intermediate Contemporary and Intermediate Jazz at OSSDF 2020. Courtney began dancing at the age of three in her hometown of Quill Lake, Saskatchewan. Studying under RAD, ADAPT, CDTA, and NHDA. Miss Odelein is now a certified instructor with ADAPT, Acrodance Teacher Association, an ADTA Mentor teacher, Acrobatic Arts, Army of Sass and developer of Heels 101. She is also a proud member of the Professional Adjudicator's Alliance (P.A.A.). With well over 10 years experience teaching and over 12 year as a professional dancer, her range of knowledge is very broad from ballet and contemporary, to jazz and tap, to acrobatics and hip hop and everything in bewteen! She has had the honour of being apart of Annie Wood’s jazz/contemporary company Dare to Dance: Instincts, as well as, living in both Vancouver and Toronto dancing and training with many companies and programs. Her guest teaching spots include Dark Dance Company, Broadway Bound International and Fayez1 Productions. She is also a full time faculty member of The Underground Dance Centre. Through teaching and performing, Courtney has been able to travel all across North America. You can see her in videos for artists such as; V Sevani, Wanting Q, Diana Viselli, Ain’t No Love, and rIVerse, just to name a few. She has appeared in numerous shows, events and productions such as; Vancity Project, Urban Alchemy, Tapistry, The GREAT Campaign, Julia Tynes, Toronto Pride, Duality, Wayne Gretzky and many more live performances throughout Canada and the US. Her T.V. credits include; Canada Summer Games ceremonies, Extra, TSN, Coors Light, the Marilyn Denis Show, CP24 and CTV. Courtney has also directed, choreographed and produced over 30 sold out shows in Toronto. Ms Odelein is extremely grateful for the many opportunities to perform, teach, and choreograph all over North America and loves sharing her knowledge and experiences any chance she can!
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