tamara thompson levi
Tamara's career in dance spans over 25 years as a performer, choreographer, instructor director & producer in projects for stage, film, TV and large-scale events. Out of high school, she dove straight into the professional world and has worked in Vancouver, Toronto, New York and around the world for Calvin Klein, MAC Cosmetics, New Balance, Charlottetown Festival, Alberta Ballet and Festival Cruise Line. She has appeared in an assortment of TV Movies, commercials and music videos and the award-winning dance film Black Angels. She has prepared students for exams and competitions and worked with post-secondary students at Capilano and the TDI Professional Dance Training Program. Tamara’s current focus is on creating educational opportunities for the next generation of dancers and teachers through Shine Dance Festival and The Dance Teacher reTREAT. After completing her certification with Youth Protection Advocates in Dance she hopes to help raise awareness and ignite dialogue on a more conscientious and wellness centred approach to dance culture.