Chelsea Schurko Bio
Jazz,Lyrical, Modern and spins and leaps
Chelsea was born and raised in Vancouver, BC and has been performing and teaching professionally for 10 years. She has had over 20 years of extensive training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, and Hip Hop. As a dancer Chelsea was crowned Miss Teen Canada Global in 2003, continuing on to place runner-up in the Miss Teen Global pageant. In both pageants Chelsea won top talent for her lyrical routine “I’m OK”. Other awards include multiple Dancer of the Year titles, provincial representative for Ballet, as well as many bursaries and scholarships awarded throughout Chelsea’s career. In 2005 Chelsea was chosen to compete at the IDO World Dance Championships as a soloist for Showdance and as a group member of the Western Canadian tap team. Chelsea’s perfoming credits include the girlesque performing group “Magic Box”, the movie “The Cleaner, and multiple guest performances for local events and conventions. Chelsea has completed many teacher training programs to hone her skills as a teacher including AIDT Jazz exams (Junior levels), Acrobatique in association with ADAPT (Junior levels), the Edmonton Ballet Syllabus for Young Children, as well as many teacher training conventions throughout North America. Throughout her years of teaching Chelsea has had the pleasure of creating many award-winning routines as well as being recognized for outstanding choreography. She continues to cultivate her passion and love of dance into each and every student!