P.S.I. FACULTY:

michael ward

Micheal Ward has been dancing for as long as he can remember. Forced into dance by his two older sisters, it didn't take long for his love of movement to take hold. Born and raised in Barrhead, Alberta, Canada, Mike started dancing at his local studio at the age of nine.

Throughout his dance life, Mike has had the opportunity to share his talents worldwide. Currently Mike can be seen at Universal Studios, Hollywood, performing in their newest permanent Tap show.

Mike's most recent television appearances include dancing with Miss Piggy on the new ABC show, "The Muppets", and performing in Disney's "Descendants". Some more of his recent television appearances include: Showtimes "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" Pilot; Performing in Oscar Promos with Ellen Degeneres; Playing the "Wolf of Wall Street" on a Comedy Central spoof video, Episodes on Nickelodeon's "How To Rock", ABC Families "Secret Life Of The American Teenager", Fox's "MOBBED", Disney's "Shake It Up", and performing with Justin Bieber in his X-Factor Finale show.

Mike has also worked on other projects such as Promo Performances and Music Videos for Victoria Justice, the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Cirque Du Soleil "Cabaret", Jamie Kennedy's "Kickin It Ol Skool", and many more.

He currently resides in Los Angeles, California and trains extensively at The Movement Lifestyle Studio, EDGE Performing Arts Center, The Millennium Dance Complex, and at Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio.

Jordan Allarie

With over ten years experience in the live event industry, Jordan brings a unique skill set that combines stage and production managment with the artistry and talent of a professional dance and choreographer. Jordan began his professional performance career with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and subsequently appeared in hundreds of productions across North America and Asia, the most notable for PRP: Patrick Roberge Productions, a Vancouver-based company include; the Guangdong International Tourism Festival in China performing with country music trio The Higgins and the Vancouver 2010 Official Mascot Launch where he brought to life 'Quatchi' the Sasquatch in the televised unveiling.

 

As his experience with PRP gained momentum, Jordan's role grew to include Performance Director for several high-level televised events including the Vancouver 2010 Para Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremonies, the 99th Grey Cup Halftime Show, Rick Hansen Celebration 25, the 122nd IOC Session, and the 102nd Grey Cup Halftime Show. He has had the pleasure to work with such artists as Nickelback, Mariana's Trench, Sarah McLaughlin, Imagine Dragons, and Victoria Duffield. Jordan has began establishing himself as an award-winning choreographer, most noted for his unique and innovative style. Over the last decade he has worked as choreographer/director on such productions as CATS; Oliver; Grease; Cabaret; A Chorus Line; All Shook Up; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; In The Heights and more. He enjoys creating and performing whenever the opportunity presents itself and loves sharing his passion for dance with the next generation of dancers.

Joshua Blumhagen

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Josh began his dancing journey at the age of seven, instructed by Carmen at Peacock Dance Academy in Castor, AB. Over the years, he honed his craft through competitive training and attending workshops such as Groove Street and Peacock Summer Intensive. As a result of these workshops, as well as his focus on fundamentals training at 3rd Street Beat, he gained a particular appreciation for street dance, and naturally found himself specializing in the fields of funk, hip hop, and animation styles. 

 

After high school, Josh moved to Vancouver to pursue dance at the professional level. It was there that he joined TwoFourSeven Company, directed by Carlo Atienza, Roberta Bierman, and Jon Bongato. It was through this company that he competed on the international stage and won titles at competitions such as Hip Hop International, Body Rock, and Dancer’s Paradise. 

 

Since then, Josh has focused his attention on the film industry in Vancouver, working with world renowned choreographers on titles such as Riverdale, Disney’s Freaky Friday, Christmas Chronicles 2, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, and many more! He is thrilled to have been invited back to his home studio to share all that he has learned over the years. 

Teagan Rombough

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Teagan Rombough was raised on a farm near Alliance, AB. Although she is studying to be an elementary teacher, her passion is with the sport of gymnastics. She competed for 8 years and had some great success. Including gold all around medal at provincials, gold all around at the Alberta Winter Games, 3rd at the Western Championships as well as a gold team medal at the Western Championships representing Alberta. She ended her competitive career competing in  the International Gymnix Competition in Montreal as a Level 10.

 

Since then she has begun coaching gymnastics and has mentored under Nancy Lutturell and Yves Hauglustaine, the owners of Academy Of Gymnastics Camrose. She is also a Level 1-6 judge and has been judging for three years. She has a passion for teaching and watching students learn new skills!

NADIA WHITE

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Nadia White (she/her) is a dancer and choreographer from Edmonton, Alberta. Growing up, she trained competitively in a multitude of movement genres, such as ballroom, contemporary, and hip hop styles. At 17, she completed the International Baccalaureate Dance Program for Composition at Victoria School of the Arts, where she found her voice as a leader and choreographer. 

In 2016, Nadia moved to Vancouver, BC, where she quickly signed with da Costa Talent and booked roles on shows including, CW’s ‘Riverdale’, Amazon’s ‘Man in the High Castle’, NBC’s ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’, and CW’s ‘Charmed’. She has worked with world renowned choreographers such as Megan Lawson, Heather Laura Gray, and Mandy Moore. In her debut to the indy film circuit, Nadia received accolades from the Oniros Film Awards for her leading role and work as choreographer in the short film ‘Eclosion’. In 2019, Nadia’s passion for performing took her to ‘Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ on ‘Anthem of the Seas’ where she toured internationally as a dancer and aerialist.

Nadia is a resident instructor at Harbour Dance Centre, and teaches regularly around Vancouver and Western Canada. She combines her commercial knowledge with her love of movement therapy and meditation, to create a class full of presence, push and play!