Industria’s instructors have been or still are practicing dancers and are fully accredited. Assistants with the teacher provide a safe and caring atmosphere for younger students.
Katelyn Pemoeller is the owner and director of Industria Dance Centre. She has been dancing for 23 years and has trained on scholarship at EDGE Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles and Randolph Academy of Performing Arts in Toronto. She has achieved the coveted ISTD Advanced 2 Ballet exam and has won many awards and scholarships throughout her dance career. She toured as an apprentice with director Melissa Williams and choreographers Everett Smith, Gustavo Vargas, Bradley Rapier from So You Think You Can Dance US/ Canada for Xtreme Dance Convention. She has performed alongside two time Grammy nominated Hip Hop artist Fresh I.E. and Rap Pop artist Sketch Williams for his CD release party. She was a dancer and choreographer for Un1te Dance Company for two years.
Katelyn has been teaching dance for 10 years now and wants nothing more than to inspire, educate and share her passion of dance with her students.
Jolene began her training in ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop and modern at The Dance Centre. She has achieved her grade 4, grade 6 and intermediate ISTD ballet examinations. She trained in the Royal Winnipeg Ballet professional division summer session in 2009. She has participated in many competitions across North America where she has received special awards and a scholarship. She also was part of the dance company at Oak Park High School where she received scholarships.
Jolene is a student at the University of Winnipeg where she is part of the faculty of business and marketing. It is her pleasure to share her passion and love of dance with the students at Industria Dance Centre.
Kelsey began dancing at age 6, training in many disciplines including ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical, hip hop and tap. In 2011 she graduated from Westwood Collegiate with a Dance Major Diploma and received an arts scholarship from the St.James-Assiniboia school division for dance. This year, Kelsey graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Environmental Design. She continues to take class, and study the latest developments in dance to share with her students.
Kelsey is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the Industria staff, and is excited to share her knowledge and passion for dance in the years to come.
Warren McClelland started his dance training in Brandon, Manitoba, with Ukrainian Folk dancing. In high school he broadened his training to involve Ballet, tap, jazz and modern. When Warren graduated high school in 2009 he moved to Winnipeg to further his training at the School of Contemporary Dancer finishing a year of the Junior Professional Program before entering the Professional Program and graduating in May of 2014. Throughout the program Warren has had the honor of working with guests such as Marie-Josée Chartier, Christina Medina, Sylvain Emard, Christopher House, Jennifer Mascall, Jolene Bailie and Marc Boivin. At the 2014 Canada Dance Festival Warren was involved in Tedd Robinson’s 60 Dancer Project, and was invited by Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers to perform in PEI in the summer of that year as well.
On top of that, Warren has danced professionally with Stephanie Ballard and Dancers, Mouvement Dance, Odette Heyn Projects, Company Constance Cooke, Drive Dance, Alexanda Elliot Dance and Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers. Warren is very excited to be joining the Industria Dance Centre's team!
Kerry has been dancing since she was five years old. She has been competing since she was eight years old, both in Canada and the United States. She has won several awards including the Manitoba Dance Festival Junior Modern Scholarship and has qualified for the CNDC World Championships. Kerry is trained in Modern, Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop and is currently enrolled in The Senior Professional Program at The School of Contemporary Dancers.
Kerry has a great passion for health, dance and fitness and looks forward to another exciting year with Industria.
Cassidy has been dancing for 16 years, 8 of which she was dancing competitively. Throughout these years she trained in many styles of dance including ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, lyrical, musical theatre and tap. She has completed 3 ISTD ballet examinations. During her student years, Cassidy attended many dance conventions and competitions such as Extreme, 5678 Showtime, Thunderstruck, CNDC and Manitoba dance festival.
Cassidy is currently studying at the University of Manitoba in the faculty of Engineering.
Kyla has been dancing for 16 years, 10 of which with The Dance Centre that is now Industria Dance Centre. Throughout those years she has competitively danced and completed multiple ISTD ballet exams. She is currently a student in the faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Winnipeg. She is looking forward to furthering her education in the field of athletic therapy and applying it to the world of dance at Industria Dance Centre.
Alyssa has been performing since she was 5 years old, both in musical theatre and dance. Alyssa danced at Industria Dance Centre for 6 years taking a variety of classes including Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Modern, Musical Theatre and Tap. It was at Industria Dance Centre that she started competitively dancing and singing. She is a graduate of St. James Divisional Musical Theatre, Sturgeon Heights Collegiate Musical Theatre, and Winnipeg Studio Theatre’s Studioworks programs. Alyssa competed in both the Manitoba Dance Festival and Winnipeg Music Festival where she was a recipient of Senior Scholarships. Her past credits include: Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, Little Becky Two Shoes in Unrinetown, and Patrice in Thirteen with Studioworks under the direction of Brenda Gorlick.
This winter, Alyssa will be making her professional debut in American Idiot The Musical through Winnipeg Studio Theatre.
Alyssa is currently studying Psychology and Film and Theatre at the University of Winnipeg. She is excited to begin her first year of teaching musical theatre at Industria Dance Centre.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta Sasha has been dancing since she was five years old. Sasha graduated from the Centre for Performing and Visual Arts dance stream at Central Memorial High School where she was exposed to many dance styles and achieved a Fine Arts Certificate from The Calgary Board of Education. While in high school she also performed with the youth company, Alberta Dance Theatre. Sasha moved to Winnipeg to attend The Senior Professional Program of the School of Contemporary Dancers and is currently in her fourth year of the program. With the School of Contemporary Dancers Sasha has had the opportunity to work with many choreographers from across Canada. In June of 2016 she had the opportunity to perform at the Canada Dance Festival in Ottawa as a part of the 50 dancer project choreographed by Robert Desrosiers. Sasha looks forward to teaching and sharing her love of dance with students at Industria Dance Centre.
Jillian is thrilled to be joining the Industria team. In her career, she has had successes in both the performance and the choreography streams. Recent performance credits include: Heathers (Winnipeg Studio Theatre); Self(ish) and Letters & Words (Synaethesis Dance Theatre); Annie (Rainbow Stage); Dogfight and I Love You Because (Three Form Theatre); Aida (Edmonton Opera); Dora the Explorer and Toopy and Binoo (Koba) Recent choreography credits include: Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (District Theatre Collective); Assassins (Loose Ends Theatre); Zanna, Don’t! (Stage 16); Songs for a New World (Three Form Theatre).
At the age of 15, she co-founded a musical theatre company called Stage 16. Watch for her choreography in Winnipeg Studio Theatre’s upcoming production of American Idiot.