Dancing Through the Summer (Summer 2019 Recap)

When not in the GLS studios practicing for upcoming competitions and exams, many of our students partake in workshops, intensives, and more to further their dance educations. Congrats to all of these amazing dancers for their achievements this summer!


Following in the ballet footsteps of her older sister Claire, Caitlin attended Alberta Ballet’s summer intensive and was accepted into their full-time professional program, which she will be attending this year. Congrats, Caitlin!


Current competitive dancer Camden attended Candance National Finals in Niagara Falls and was crowned the Mini Mr Candance National title winner!


Having spent the past year at École superieure de ballet du Québec, former competitive dancer Claire spent the summer in New York City at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive.


Daniella attended Candance National Finals in Niagara Falls. She was crowned Miss Junior Candance National title winner and won title classes in ballet, tap, and jazz class. Daniella also won 3rd place in the dance-off for the regular nationals competition with her tap solo “Slap that Bass”. This summer, she also attended Rutherford Movement Exchange dance intensive in Toronto.


After a year of successful auditions and performances in ballet, Iain has left GLS to join the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s professional ballet school this year. Congrats, Iain!


Lacey attended Candance National Finals in Niagara Falls and came out as the 4th runner up for the Mini Miss Candance National title.


Former GLS competitive dancer Maddy Salhany has joined les Ballets Jazz de Montreal this season as an apprentice, having spent the summer dancing at the Netherlands Dance Theatre summer program.


Nicole attended Cadence National Finals in Mont Tremblant, QC, and was awarded 1st runner up Junior Miss Cadence as well as clinching the junior jazz class award!

Jump Start Dance Intensive

Lidia, Calli, Taylor, Rachel, Ella, Gabriella, Giuliana, and Kayla all attended the Jump Start Dance Intensive in Toronto.


Giuliana, Serena, Mini, Nicole, Kira, Lidia, and Kayla all won scholarships at Canadian Dance Expo in Vaughan this July, joining a large group of GLS competitive dancers at the event.