Heidemarie Hodge-Vilord

Heidemarie Hodge-Vilord

Jazz, Tap, Tumbling, Acro, Pre-Dance and Kinder Dance

Dancing since the age of three, Heidi's extensive training has certainly been an asset to her career in both performance and competition. Heidi has trained in many forms of dance including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Acro, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, and Hip Hop. As a dancer, Heidi has received personal recognition for her work as both team member and soloist, receiving many title awards in Canada and across the border, including Runner-up to ADA's Dancer of the Year. Many exciting opportunities have been awarded to Heidi, such as Broadway Dance Centre's dance scholarship in New York City, and half-time performer in Hawaii's Aloha Bowl.

Heidi has trained with Toronto Dance Industry since the age of seven, completed her dance examinations through the Canadian Dance Teachers Association, and began teaching at the age of 18. Heidi continues to study all forms of dance annually with many of the greats in New York City at the Broadway Dance Centre and Steps on Broadway. In May 2002, Heidi was named American Dance Awards' "Young Choreographer". In April 2005, Heidi was named “Top Teacher 2005” adding to her steadily growing list of choreography awards. Heidi's performance experience includes various shows and competitions at Toronto's Canadian National Exhibition, and on board the M/S Jubilee with Carnival Cruise Lines, in “Broadway” and “Hollywood”, their award winning, Vegas-style productions shows.