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25 Influential Young Choregraphers And Dancers Making Waves In Toronto

Watch out, New York and LA! Toronto is a breeding ground for the next generation of brilliant young dance artists. Dancers all over the city are exploring new terrain in movement and performance and are doing all that it takes to make their name known.

The following individuals are just some of Toronto's stand-out dance artists who have garnered attention from the epic classes they hold at The Underground Dance Centre or the brilliant shows they put on with their very own dance companies. We've added some links so that you can experience and familiarize yourself with some of their work.

Without further ado, (and in no particular order) here are some of the most noteworthy young dance artists in Toronto right now:

1. Monica Gold // The Underground Dance Centre

2. Hani Abaza // BuzzBuzz Productions

Photo cred - Facebook

3. Stephanie Rutherford // Rutherford Movement Exchange

4. Allie Laliberte (Miley) // The Underground Dance Centre

5. Cora Kozaris // Cora Kozaris Choreography

6. Brandon Owusu (Bizzy) // GET BIZZY Experience

7. Kaela Faloon // Heels with Kaela @ The Underground Dance Centre

Photo cred - Facebook

8. Alvin Collantes // ALVIN COLLANTES

9. Mitch Daniels // The Underground Dance Centre

10. Chris Clarke // Chris Clarke Choreography: Nexx Level Dance

11. Amanda Donato // The Underground Dance Centre

12. Shavar Blackwood // Blackliquidink

Photo cred - Instagram

13. Nick Tull // AirtightENT

14. Michelle Crossman // Freelance

15. Jessica Mannara // D'Air Dance Collective 

16. Christina Digiuseppe // Christina Digiuseppe Dance

17. Jessica Ford // Human First Dance 

Photo cred - Facebook

18. Shane Simpson // The Underground Dance Centre

19. Kate Wallich // The YC

20. Apolonia Velasquez // GADFLY

21. Kristen Carcone & David Norsworthy // TOES FOR DANCE

22. Kylie Thompson // POV Dance Project

Photo cred - Facebook

23. Justin Lopes // The Next Step

24. Bree Wasylenko // Collective Elite

25. Eryn Waltman // Conteur

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