KV Dance Studio Instructors

Kailena Van de Nes
Owner and Artistic Director Kailena is an award-winning choreographer and studio owner. Born in Toronto (but with roots in South America and the Maritimes), she has been dancing for
Katy Noftall
Instructor Katy Noftall has been dancing since the age of three, and is grateful to share her passion for this beautiful art form through teaching. She was born
Kiana Lawrence
Instructor Kiana Lawrence has been dancing since the age of three and grew up as a competitive dancer in her late teenage years. She graduated from
Victoria Kouzmina
Head Acro Instructor Victoria has loved acro since day one. She trained at a studio in Ottawa that specializes in Acrobatics, which is where she grew up learning all
Ashley Noël
Instructor Ashley began her dance training at the age of 4 at the Canadian School of Dance in Ottawa. At 12, she was accepted to Canada’s
Nailah Ramcharan-Gibbs
Instructor Nailah Ramcharan-Gibbs is an athletic and energetic performer, teacher, and choreographer who has been deeply entrenched in the performing arts since she was a young
Gemma-Lee Watson
Instructor Gemma-Lee is a Certified Jazz and Tap Teacher (ADAPT), and her ultimate passion has always been specializing in Hip Hop.  Gemma-Lee began dancing at the
Brelene Laskoski
Instructor Brelene Laskoski began dancing at the age of 14 at Canterbury Arts High School in Ottawa. Then, joined the competitive team at Leeming Danceworks Inc.
Victoria Ellingham
Instructor Victoria Ellingham’s dance educator career began when she became an assistant teacher at the age of fifteen while living in the UK. Growing up Victoria
Rory Sucharov-Gluck
Instructor Rory Sucharov-Gluck has been dancing since the age of three. She has trained in jazz, hip hop, acro and contemporary, with a special focus on