“A marvelous dancer with wonderful control” (Globe and Mail), Tanya Crowder, a professional dance artist for over 16 years, was a company member of Kaeja d’Dance for seven seasons and has worked with several independent choreographers including Julia Sasso, Claudia Moore, Kate Alton, Eryn Dace Trudell, Lin Snelling, Darcey Callison, Pam Johnson, and Allison Cummings. Tanya currently dances for company Sinha Danse in Montreal. Tanya resides in Toronto where she is also a dance teacher and is looking forward to teaching some classes for GMD – Good Morning Dancers. Previously, Tanya has taught for 509 Dance Collective, and hosted her own Kick (Your) Ass Dance Classes. She has substitute taught for DanceTeq and Turning Pointe Dance Academy and teaches various workshops for Turning Pointe students through ALIAS Dance Project. As an active member of the Toronto Dance community, Tanya works as Production Manager for Series 8:08’s Choreographic Performance Workshop, and is the Artistic Director of both Dance Matters Dance Productions and her own company HOWDARESHE Productions. In her sleep, she is the Assistant Box Office Supervisor at The Royal Conservatory of Music.