Amanda Helen Collinge

Bio

Amanda is a professional dancer, actress and model whose passion is to dance. Classically trained in ballet and modern dance, Amanda is known for her precise technique, commanding stage presence, and fluidity of movement. She has trained with notable artist such as Karen Kain, Veronica Tennant and Margie Gillis, and has won several awards and scholarships nationally. Her repertoire has expanded to include lyrical, contemporary, Argentine tango, commercial styles, jazz, hip hop, ballroom, Latin and salsa dance. Amanda has worked in music videos, television commercials, Bollywood movies, online ad campaigns, corporate events and dance on film projects. She was principal dancer, choreographer and company member for The Lovers Cabaret, Seasons, and Corazon Dancers. Amanda volunteered as a principal dancer and choreographer for Brilliant!, Shine! and Red galas benefiting mental health and HIV research. When not performing, Amanda is a designated accountant and strategic operations manager at a financial brokerage. She has been a guest speaker at the Vancouver Board of Trade and two Young Women in Business conferences as a key note speaker and panelist. She mentors high potential young females and enjoys giving back to the community around her. When not dancing, Amanda is also a 200 hour YTT certified yoga instructor. Amanda’s teaching style is high-energy with a focus on bringing out the artistry and love of dance for all who take her classes, regardless of level of experience.

Programs Taught

SprSum19/ W19:

Lyrical Contemporary – Mon – 4:00 PM – 5:25 PM – StudentStaff/UNAPublic

Fall 2019:

Lyrical Contemporary – Mon – 4:00 PM – 5:25 PM – StudentStaff/UNAPublic

Qualifications

200 hour YTT Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor
RAD and Vaganova trained for ballet