Sydney found her passion for dance at age five, training extensively in a variety of dance styles including Classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Musical Theatre, and Acrobatics. She competed with the Longlade Dance Company for 12 years in Canada and the United States receiving many overall awards at Regional and National competitions. During this time, Sydney received full scholarships to Dance Educators of America’s Summer Ballet Intensive at the University of Nevada, as well as Sheer Elite International’s Pre- Professional Summer Ballet Program. Sydney received an Honours Bachelor of Science from Wilfrid Laurier University where she was Captain and Choreographer of the Competitive Dance Team, leading and training with a team that was highly recognized and awarded at varsity-level competitions across Ontario. She is an Associate Member of the Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association certified in Classical Ballet, a certified instructor with Alixa Flexibility, and a proud member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance. Sydney has been a teacher, choreographer, and guest instructor at studios across Ontario for the past 7 years and has been recognized for her choreography at competitions across North America.