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Sarah Dolan, Artistic Director and Founder


SARAH DOLAN

 ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER

 

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Sarah Dolan, Artistic Director and Founder


SARAH DOLAN

 ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER

 

 

Sarah Dolan has served as the Artistic Director of O2 the Dance Company since it's creation in 2010. Her commitment to the art and its artists provide a critical framework under which the contemporary company and its members thrive.

She has had the privilege of being part of numerous works and diverse dance shows. Sarah has had the honour of assisting Sean Cheesman on CTV’s So You Think You Can Dance Canada, Fox America’s So You Think You Can Dance, BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance UK and CBC’s Over the Rainbow. She has enjoyed being a part of Art On Ice as a Dancer and Assistant Choreographer/Creative Director, working with musical artist such as Jessie J, The Jacksons, Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell, HURTS and skating champions such as Tessa and Scott, Meryl and Charlie, Kurt Browning and Joannie Rochette. Sarah has had the pleasure of choreographing for musical artists Paul Brandt, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald and Hockey Canada.

 
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Michelle Godin, Dancer, Rehearsal & Operational Director


MICHELLE GODIN

DANCER, REHEARSAL AND OPERATIONAL DIRECTOR

Michelle Godin, Dancer, Rehearsal & Operational Director


MICHELLE GODIN

DANCER, REHEARSAL AND OPERATIONAL DIRECTOR

With over 20 years of dance experience, Michelle brings to her work a passion to express and share the art of dance.  Eager to teach, she gained certification through Dance Masters of America, the Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association and Acrobatic Arts.  Michelle began as Assistant Director of the Ida Sauve Dance Studios in her hometown of Sudbury, Ontario. 

After taking part in several local art projects and co-directing a studio of her own for 2 years, she made the move west to Calgary where she is the director of the competitive Tap, Jazz and Acrobatic programs at North Calgary Dance Centre.  She is also a Master Instructor and Examiner for the Acrobatique AcroDance syllabus.  Michelle is also no stranger to the stage.  In 2009 she auditioned and made it to the end of finals week of the first season of SYTYCD Canada.  As a performer, she distributes herself amongst several different genres and types of projects.  Some events include the Northern Lights Festival Boreal, DJD “Works in Progress”, Fab Feet “Tap Into Your Heart”, 2012 World Junior Hockey Championships, WE Day 2015, SAM Awards to name a few.  She has been a member of ‘O2 The Dance Company’ since 2011 and has been involved in all productions since.  As well as performing, she works behind the scenes coordinating many aspects of operations such as rehearsals and administrative tasks.

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Joey Matt, Dancer and Choreographer


JOEY MATT

DANCER AND CHOREOGRAPHER

Joey Matt, Dancer and Choreographer


JOEY MATT

DANCER AND CHOREOGRAPHER

Joey was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta and has been dancing and performing since the young age of 7.  After competing as a child, his passion led him to audition and make it to the top 16 of the first ever ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’.  He then joined a Vancouver based company called Modus Operandi to further explore the technique and foundations of contemporary and modern dance.  He then joined Nico Archambault (Winner of ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ Season 1) and his band “The Pinup Saints” for their North American Tour.  He soon after teamed up with Sean Cheesman to assist on ‘So You Think You Can Dance Canada’ and ‘So You Think You Can Dance America’ for multiple seasons.

  While living in Vancouver he worked as a dancer/actor on the CW series ‘Hellcats’.  Joey has performed for Industrial Trade shows and Galas such as Bell Mobility, Telus, CN Railway and Toyota.  Other credits include artists such as Sarah McLachlan, K’naan, Carly Rae Jepsen, These Kids Wear Crowns, Mariana’s Trench, Ciara, Tyga and Nelly.  In 2015 and 2016 Joey toured Switzerland with a show titled ‘Art on Ice’, where he performed alongside Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell, Jessie J and the Jacksons.  He is currently a member of ‘O2 The Dance Company’ and is guest teaching across western Canada.

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