Laura Bishop

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Laura Bishop - Artistic Director/Studio Director
Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Acro, Preschool Dance, Adult Tap & Voice

Laura has been teaching dance for over 25 years.  Her background is extensive, having trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Modern, Voice and Acting.  She has also worked professionally in both theatre and music and is always excited to pass on this knowledge and experience to her students.
Laura is also an adjudicator, working for numerous competitions and festivals throughout Western Canada.  In this capacity, she is able to inspire and motivate students of all ages and levels and has an opportunity to see some of the amazing young talent we have in our region. 
Laura is known for her work with preschool dancers, wonderfully trained Tap dancers and entertaining Musical Theatre performers!


TRAINING:
TAP - Dianne Walker, Brenda Bufalino, Heather Cornell, Lane Alexander, Robert L. Reed, Sam Weber, Tony Waag, Acia Gray,
Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Michelle Dorrance, Ernest "Brownie” Brown, Arthur Duncan and Jeni LeGon
JAZZ - Joe Tremaine, Brian Foley, Rhonda Miller, Bill Prudich, Carol Connors, Doug Caldwell, Mandy Moore, Joelle Martinec
BALLET:  Royal Academy of Dance
ACRO: Certified Acrobatics Arts instructor
VOICE: classical and pop vocal techniques

CHOREOGRAPHY:
Annie Get Your Gun
- Kamloops Senior Secondary, The Wizard of Oz - John Peterson, Pirates of Penzance - Kamloops Symphony Orchestra, Oliver - Kamloops Symphony Orchestra, Anne of Green Gables - Kamloops Symphony Orchestra, City of Kamloops First Night Celebrations, Vancouver's "Urban Tap Squad", KSO's Primarily Music Program "Making Music With Your Feet", KSO's Primarily Music Program "So You Wanna Dance"

PERFORMANCE:
Over 30 years of professional experience: Vocalist, Dancer, Host/MC, jingle singer and recording artist.  Opening act for "Trooper", "Prism", "Harlequin", "Streetheart", "Pat Travers Band", "Foghat", "Lee Aaron", "Sass Jordan", "Frozen Ghost", "The Pursuit of Happiness", "Headpins".


 © Bishop Dance Productions 2017