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