At DANCE ATTACK, we believe in the value of the experience!

A leader in the Canadian dance industry, only DANCE ATTACK can offer an unparalleled dance event extravaganza!

We offer the ultimate integrity to our competitors. Top industry dance professionals ensure that dancers are judged with the fairness that they deserve, in a positive, upbeat and friendly manner. We’re not afraid to be fair.

Attendees can enjoy an experience overflowing with entertainment and special perks only at DANCE ATTACK.

DANCE ATTACK has been providing world class workshops since 2008, bringing some of the biggest dance industry names, while providing top notch entertainment. In 2015, DANCE ATTACK expanded to offer the TORONTO DANCE TEACHER EXPO in which 500+ studio directors and teachers all across Canada come together for an exciting and uplifting three days of instruction. We then expanded in 2016 to offer THE CALGARY DANCE TEACHER EXPO which it provided the same aspects as its sister Expo in Toronto!

DANCE ATTACK has taken another step further to offer another world class event with our  DANCE ATTACK COMPETITION starting in 2017!

We have the experience in providing fun, organized dance events! Let us show you the DANCE ATTACK way!

Experience the difference, only at DANCE ATTACK !

DANCE ATTACK Director – Kent McCord

Kent and his many successful ventures, have been a fixture in the Canadian and USA Dance Industries for over ten years. Formally owning two very successful dance studios, Kent went to launch DANCE ATTACK WORKSHOPa well renowned company that provides top quality workshops all across Ontario and the USA. Kent has been fortunate to work alongside some of the biggest names and companies in the dance world.

In 2015, Kent introduced a one of kind opportunity for networking and expanding knowledge to the Canadian dance community THE TORONTO DANCE TEACHER EXPOKent followed this by introducing THE CALGARY DANCE TEACHER EXPO to his fellow Western Canadian dance friends in 2017.

Kent refuses to slow down in his vision to better the Canadian dance community, and his next effort was to provide a Top-Notch Competition for dancers in Canada called DANCE ATTACK COMPETITION which has been featured across Canada.

Kent continues to prove his dedication to dancers in this country, DANCE ATTACK EXPO was launched in the fall of 2017, which provides a one of kind weekend for students and parents.  Over 800 attendees have the opportunity attending this massive expo each year!

Finally, Kent went a step further to enhance the Studio Director & Teacher experience and will be introducing Canada’s first DANCE SUPPLY EXPO featuring any and all dance vendors for a massive two-day event showcasing the best in the dance world!

Kent is a loving father of his two beloved boys, Carson and Denny, and enjoys spending any down time he has with his wonderful sons and two cats.

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JAY T SCHRAMEK – DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

 
Jay is a Dora Mavor Moore Award nominated performer, educator and adjudicator. His twenty-five year teaching career spans Canada’s most prestigious post-secondary arts institutions and dozens of dance studios. A graduate of Ryerson University’s dance program and a former Mr. Dance of Canada, he has been a faculty member at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, George Brown College and Saint Lawrence College. Jay has been a guest teacher at: Sheridan College, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Pearson School for the Arts, the Eastern Arkansas Ballet, Duboforce Mexico, Metro Movement and the Charlottetown Festival Young Company. He is currently the Tap Director at Dimensions in Dance in Kitchener and is a choreographer for the Canadian Tap Team of World Performers.
 
His professional choreographic credits include: Singin In the Rain (Rubarb),The Fan (Odyssey Theatre), The Time of My Life (Soulpepper), The Haunted Hillbilly (Sidemart Theatrical), Little Shop of Horrors (Magnus Theatre) & Dads II (Magnus Theatre).
 
As a performer, he continues to work in theatres across the continent. He has performed for The Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Mirvish Productions, Capitol Theatre, Charlottetown Festival, Stage West, Drayton Entertainment, Clearchannel Entertainment and dozens more. Some of his favourite roles include: Cosmo in Singin in the Rain, Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Bobby in Crazy for You, Skimbleshanks in Cats, Nana in Peter Pan, Pepper in Mamma Mia, Jimmy inWhite Christmas, Ethan in The Full Monty, Jinx in Forever Plaid, Cecil in Anne of Green Gables, Batboy in Batboy the Musical, Action in West Side Story, Barnaby in Hello Dolly.
 
An accomplished voice-over actor, Jay is the voice of Platy the Platypus on Arthur (PBS Kids), Data Bot, Build Bot & Garbage Bot on Space Ranger Roger (Family Jr), Mr. Security on Inspector Gadget (Teletoon/Netflix), Felix onTrucktown (Treehouse), Blinky on Willa’s Wild Life (YTV / Discovery), Satoru Kakuta on Slam Dunk and Tad in the animated feature Totally Spies-The Movie. His voice has been used by Royal Bank, Microsoft, Pfizer, Subaru, CBC, Aleve, Cepacol, Air Transat, and Motorola. He’s appeared on Discovery Channel’s Mayday, Showcase’s Lost Girl, CBC’s Getting Along Famously, Showtime’s Queer As Folk and the Gemini nominated film From Time to Time. He also provided the motion capture for the lead character Hadyn in the PS3 game Dark Sector.
 
Jay is one of North America’s most prolific talent adjudicators and has judged and hosted over 150 talent competitions, pageants and festivals across the globe. He is a member and contributor to the Professional Adjudicator Alliance manual, has written articles for The Agent’s Book and had a column in Dance Canada Quarterly. Jay is a recipient of a Tyrone Guthrie Award and a Maud Whitmore Scholarship.
 
Jay is the owner of Tap Shoes Canada and is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Miller and Ben Tap Shoes.
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