Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!!


EDS Holiday Party 2014


The EDS Staff wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday, and all the best for 2015! See you in the New Year!

Alexandra Gorya is the 2014 Jr Rising Star Grand Champion!

Jr Rising Star Grand Champion - Alexandra Gorya

Jr Rising Star Grand Champion 2014 – Alexandra Gorya

Alexandra with the 2014 Ambassador of the Fairs

Alexandra with the 2014 Ambassador of the Fairs

Congratulations Alexandra, you did it! You made it through the auditions, Preliminary, Semi-Final and Final rounds, outshining the competition to be crowned this year’s Jr Rising Star Grand Champion and winner of a $1000 prize!! We are so proud! Special mention goes to Single Ladies for making it all the way to the Semi-Final round, and to Shake a Tail Feather for making it to the Preliminary round. Excellent job dancers and a great experience for all, and we hope to see more EDS students out next year!

The Rising Star Talent Competition is open to dancers, singers, actors, musicians and more, ages 6 to 25. Read more here or visit the Rising Star Facebook Page

Bedazzled Nationals 2014!


Ultimate Dance Party!
July 2 2014

What a fantastic way to end our 2013/2014 Competitive Dance Season! We could not be more proud of our team! We all had a blast, from pool time to watching the fireworks, walking through the Village, zip-lining, and of course dancing in the Bedazzled Dance competition! You all danced your hearts out and we are so proud of what all of you have accomplished. Special congratulations to Monika Valicek for achieving the Highest Mark of the competition Novice! Congratulations to our Dance Off Finalists: Mini Soloist Sabrina Tamburro with Show Off, Mini Open Trio Shake a Tail Feather, Mini Groups Another Cha Cha and Coolest Cats, Junior Soloist Alexandra Gorya with Seisouso, Junior Groups Imagine and Requiem For a Dream, and Teen Soloist Celina Ferraro with Your Song. The week ended with the exciting Bedazzled Dance Off and the announcement of the Bedazzled Title Winners, two of those crowned being EDS dancers! Mini Miss Dance 2014 was awarded to Sabrina Tamburro and Teen Miss Dance 2014 was awarded to Celina Ferraro! Way to go girls! Celina was also awarded with the Highest Mark of the Competition Solo/Duet/Trio with a mark of 96.87! WOW!!

1st Overall Novice Solo/Duet/Trio 8-10 yrs  - Monika Valicek with Copia

3rd Overall Novice Solo/Duet/Trio 7 & under – Mishel Fux with Destination Moon

3rd Overall Mini Solo/Duet/Trio – Sabrina Tamburro with Show Off

3rd Overall Junior Solo/Duet/Trio – Alexandra Gorya with Seisouso

2nd Overall Junior Group - Imagine

2nd Overall Teen Solo/Duet/Trio – Celina Ferraro with Your Song


Monika Valicek
Highest Mark of the Competition Novice


Bedazzled Nationals Dance Off
Mini Miss Dance – Sabrina Tamburro
Teen Miss Dance – Celina Ferraro
Highest Mark of the Competition Solo/Duet/Trio – Celina Ferraro

MOVE Dance Competition

Move Dance Competiton May 8-11 2014

Move Dance Competiton May 8-11 2014

Congratulations EDS Competitive Team, you ended the season with a bang! You all danced your hearts out on stage and we are all so proud of what you have accomplished this year and how you have grown as dancers. Congratulations to our Junior Finalists: Trinity Tam with “When She Loved Me”, “Single Ladies”, and “Feel This Moment”; our Intermediate Finalists: Alexandra Gorya with “Seisouso”, “Sing Sing Sing”, and “World On Your Shoulders”; and our Senior Finalists: Samantha Bernardo with “Dalmak”, “The Four Elements”, and “Bom Bom”.

Congratulations to our Overall Winners!

IMG_23111st Place Overall Novice 4-5 yrs: “Oogie Woogie Boogie”

2nd Place Overall Novice 6-7 yrs: “Catch A Wave”

1st Place Overall Novice 10-11 yrs: Monika Valicek with “Copia”

1st Place Overall Junior Solo: Trinity Tam with “When She Loved Me”

3rd Place Overall Junior Duet/Trio: “Single Ladies”

3rd Place Overall Junior Group: “Feel This Moment”

3rd Place Overall Intermediate Duet/Trio: “Sing Sing Sing”

2nd Place Overall Intermediate Group: “World On Your Shoulders”

Way to go Lil Ballas!!

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Congratulations Simona Mastromartino, Celina Ferraro, and Martina Morello on an exciting and fun-filled season with the Junior Raptors Dance Pak!! Click here to read the full article in Dance Canada Magazine !!