Faculty & Staff
Dance Adventure’s staff and guest teachers provide a positive and supportive environment, for every student. We encourage students to strengthen, and challenge themselves through movement and dance!
Ms Brooke Myers
Ms Brooke is an accomplished teacher and choreographer with over 25 years of experience. She is a member of KW Musical Productions and has performed at the Centre in the Square, in Las Vegas and at Walt Disney World. Brooke has been recognized many times for her hard work and dedication, including being named as one of K-W's 40 under 40 community leaders and a KW Oktoberfest Arts & Culture Woman of the Year. Brooke loves to dance and encourage her students to excel. Her energy and creativity makes Dance Adventure a wonderful place to support students through their adventure in dance.
Ms Natalie Sebastian
Ms Natalie is a certified member of the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.) and Canadian Dance Teachers Association. In her professional career, Natalie is an accomplished singer, actress and dancer. She has performed with companies such as Stratford Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Drayton Festival and The Charlottetown Festival, Opera Lyon (France). Natalie will be preparing dancers for Russian Ballet Exams.
Ms Jenna Kerr
Ms Jenna has been a member of the Dance Adventure family since its opening in 1999. Jenna started out as one of Brooke’s students; from there she started assisting in dance classes and quickly found a passion for teaching. Her many years of teaching experience include: jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, and hip hop with students of all ages including recreational and competitive classes. Most recently jenna joined DA as a full time employee, instructing dance classes as well as helping out with the front desk and day to day operations. As a teacher Jenna strives to make each class a fun and exciting learning experience by sharing her passion of dance with all of her students.
Ms Kelly Fleming
Ms Kelly sought out dance at a young age. With over 25 years of experience she has completed many exams through the Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D.) and Canadian Dance Teachers Association. She is also a member of the Professional Curriculum for Acrobatic Arts and loves teaching many forms of movement. Her choreography has won many overall titles. Kelly has also completed a three year diploma program in Graphic Design and Advertising at Conestoga College. Kelly is thrilled to be teaching and choreographing for Dance Adventure again this season and can't wait to see her students grow in their love for dance.
Ms Bekah Dumbleton
Ms Jacquelyn du Randt
Ms Jacqui holds extensive training is Acrobatics, Jazz, Tap and all of the core stage disciplines. She has taught professionally for 7 years in KW and the surrounding areas and has choreographed many overall award winning competitive pieces for various studios in Ontario. Jacqui has trained with Mandy Moore, Denise Wall, Frank Augustine and many other fantastic choreographers over the years, which lead her to several overall soloist titles in Canada and the United States when she danced herself competitively. More recently she has performed on Celebrity Cruise Line in their production cast and assisted the choreographers with the opening numbers in the Dance Canada Pageant 2014.
Ms Shayna Dumbleton
Ms Shayna brings many years of experience in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Acro. She was a member of the University of Guelph dance team as well as a choreographer. Shayna's choreography is known for being challenging, but fun and she enjoys helping her dancers see their full potential.
Ms Meaghan Reitzel
Ms Meaghan has been a part of the Dance Adventure family since it's opening in 1999, first as a student and more recently as a teacher of both competitive and recreational students. Meaghan danced competitively for 15 years and had the opportunity to dance twice at Walt Disney's the Magic Kingdom as part of the Dance Adventure team. Meaghan has received training in many of the core disciplines of dance including ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop, musical theatre and lyrical but has a special love for the sounds and rhythms of tap dancing. Ms Meaghan & Ms Kelly Reitzel run the Dance Adventure Rhythm Experience (DARE) program, which offers specialized dance classes for children and teens across developmental and physical spectrums.
Ms Kelly Reitzel
Ms Kelly brings experience as a long-time competitive dancer and teacher of tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical/contemporary, and hip hop. She is proud to have been a part of the Dance Adventure family since its opening. As a teacher, Kelly creates a supportive and fun environment for learning within the recreational and competitive programs. She was instrumental in the creation of the Dance Adventure Rhythm Experience (DARE) program which aims to make dance accessible for children and youth across developmental and physical spectrums.
Mr Ben Fleming
Mr Ben is an accomplished gymnast and was a member of the Canadian National Men's Gymnastics Team with specialties in both the floor and pommel horse; Mr. Ben participated in many national and international competitions. Ben graduated from Conestoga College with a diploma in Computer Engineering Technology. He is looking forward to challenging Dance Adventure's acro students.