Careers & Alumni

Our graduates are WORKING!


At CBJ as The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition Rehearsal Directors
Caitlin Marziali, Elise Tigges, Jamee Valin, Hannah Drover, Kimberly Dyer, Madi Gibson


In the Project Based Dance Industry applying for funding for their own projects, choreographing, founding companies, joining and forming groups and producing shows; performing in festivals, cabarets, theatres and resorts.


In the Dance Training Studio Industry, driven by television and live dance competitions, graduates are teaching, choreographing, coaching, judging as well as founding and taking ownership of their own studios.


In the Commercial Dance Industry, performing on cruise lines, at resorts & casinos as well as touring with children’s productions such as “Franklin, the turtle”.


In the Dance Fitness and Workshop Industry, teaching and developing the expanding market of dance fitness and specialized workshops; taking this product across Canada and abroad.


In the Sports & Dance Teams Industry, cheerleading, forming and joining dance teams.


In Film and Television, dancing in productions, music videos, developing dance on film projects.


In Traditional Dance Companies & Festivals, apprenticing, performing and touring with established dance companies and festivals such as Stratford, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, Toronto Dance Theatre and the Charlottetown Festival.


On Arts and Master’s Degrees in universities and continued professional development in fields such as circus performance, personal fitness, stage management, nutrition & physical therapies.

All over the world…

A sample of companies our graduates are working for:

*Company founded by GBD Graduate

A2D2 Aerial Dance
Artists Play Dance Theatre* Ballet Espressivo
Ballet Kelowna
Blaze Entertainment
Blue Ceiling Dance
Cadence Ballet*
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen
Carnival Cruise Lines
Charlottetown Festival
Chimera Dance Project
Circus Orange
Dance Fuzion
Dance Ontario
Disney Cruise Lines
DivaGirl Entertainment
Drayton Entertainment
Dusk Dances

Elite Stage Productions
Hamilton Tiger Cats Dance Team
Honey Kats
Human Body Expression
Jay9 Dance Projects
I/O Movement*
La Belle Danse Baroque Company
Les Mills International Dance Fitness
Lindsay Ritter Productions
Luminato Festival
Melbourne Dance Theatre Company
Mirvish Productions
Much Music
Lady Gaga
Ontario Ballet Theatre
Paul Ibey Dance Company
Pan Games Dance Artist (2015)
Princess Cruise Lines

REAson D’etre Productions
So You Think You Can Dance
Starting Pointe Productions*
Stiletto Girls*
Stratford Festival
The Garage,
The Rockettes
Toronto Argonauts
Blue Thunder Dance Team
Toronto Burlesque Festival
Toronto Dance Theatre
Toronto Marlies Dance Pak
Toronto Raptors Dance Team
Toronto Rock Dance Team
Tree House Television
Valence Movement Dance Theatre*
Wonderland Dance Company