Artistic Director / Owner 

Chemagne Dance  - Jan. 2005 – present 
Chemagne Dance Studio on Bloor - Sept. 2009 - Dec. 2012 


Belly Dance Teacher / Instructor

Chemagne Dance, Jan. 2005 – present, Beg. – Adv. Classes / workshops, private instruction, group private workshops
City Dance Corps, July 2004  - July 2009
The Yoga Studio, Feb 4 - June 2007
Fitness One Scarborough, July 17 - Sept. 11, 2006
Toronto Belly Dance Collective, May 2003 - April 2004
Premier Fitness Health Club, Sept. 2003 - February 2004
M-Do Studios, Jan. 2001 - Sept. 2002


Kundalini Yoga Instructor

Women Help and Women’s Hands, April 2005
Ontario College of Art, University of Toronto Athletic Centre, Ashanti Room, June 2003 – Dec. 2005
Bob Abate Community Centre, Bellwoods Community Centre, Yoga Studio, 3HO Ashram, Lotus Yoga Studio, Summer, 2002


Television/Film Industry 

Single Ladies, Latin Dancer (SSE) SL4, Toronto, Dec. 14, 2014
Degrassi, Yoga Instructor (SSE) Epitome Productions, Toronto, June 4, 2013
Robber Bride, Yoga Instructor (SSE) Robber Bride Productions, Toronto, August 22, 2006
Baton Twirling Instructor/Coach, Hairspray, Michelle Pfeiffer, New Line Cinemas Productions, Toronto, October 4, 2006
Actor/Stand - In in TV, Films, and Commercials, Toronto, 1994 - present 


Modeling

Dare to Wear Love, LG Toronto Fashion Week, Designer Linda Lundstrom, Oct. 22, 2010 


Dance Awards & Nominations

Nominated Canada’s 100 Black Women To Watch, Canada International Black Women’s Event, May 23, 2015
Nominated for Best Traditional Dance Artist, Black Canadian Awards, June 7, 2014 
Fitness Model Competition

2nd place in Masters Fitness Model at the Fitness Star Competition, April 2009
3rd place Masters Fitness Model and Fitness Open at the Lyzabeth Lopez Fame Classic, May 2008


Fashion/Beauty Pageant Choreographer

Miss Black Beauty Canada, April – Aug. 25, 2012 
Fashion Shows for Olympus North America, Toronto Fall Photographic and Digital Imaging Show. International Centre, Sponsors, Olympus North America, Coco Fashion Design Centre, October 14 -16, 2005


Media Appearances 

Rogers Daytime Toronto, 2013 - 2015 
Feature in Diva Girl Dish Online, Toronto, 2012
Feature Diva Mag, Divamag.com, 2012
Feature in Canadian Health and Lifestyle Magazine, 2010
Three Takes Talk Show, 2008


Conferences/Guest Speaker/Demonstration 

The Canadian International Black Women’s Event, May 23, 2015 
Ignite n’ Connect, Positive Fabulous Women, Toronto, May. 2012
Diva Girl Conference, Toronto, March 2012 
Diva Girl Conference, Toronto, April 2013 


Dance Grant Juror

Ontario Arts Council, Winter 2013
Toronto Arts Council, Fall 2012 


Performance Highlights

2015

York Arts & Cultural Showcase, Toronto, Feb. 27, 2015 
Sarah Skinner Belly dance Showcase, Toronto, Feb. 13, 2015


2014 

St. Clair West Services For Seniors Centre, Toronto, Dec. 17, 2014
Egyptian Dance Academy Spring Hafla, Toronto, April 5, 2014



2013

St. Roch Catholic Secondary School Prom, Egyptian Nights, Pearson Convention Centre, June 21, 2013 

2012

Toronto Lion’s Club, Toronto, Nov. 17, 2012
Burlesque Brunch, Cadillac Lounge, Toronto, Sept. 2012
Miss Black Beauty Canada, Isabel Bader Theatre, Toronto, Aug. 25, 2012 
Dance Expeditions, Arts & Letters, Toronto, Nov. 13, 2011

2011

Women In Dance, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Oct. 15, 2011
City Dance Corps Talent Defined, Al Green Theatre, Toronto, June 25, 2011
Suhaila Salimpour Dance Studio Showcase, San Francisco, Feb. 2011

2010

City Dance Corps Talent Defined, Al Green Theatre, Toronto, June 27, 2010
Toronto Burlesque Festival, Mod Club, Toronto, July 23, 2010

2009

Winter Belly Dance Extravaganza, Toronto, Dec. 5, 2009
Toronto Burlesque Festival, Mod Club, Toronto, July 23, 2009
City Dance Corps Talent Defined, Al Green Theatre, Toronto, June 27, 2009
Multiculturalism Around the World Fundraiser, Italian Museum, Toronto, June 12, 2009

2008

Fitness Star Competition, Palais Royal, Toronto, April 11, 2008
Irie Music Festival, Queen’s Park, Toronto, Aug. 3, 2008
Toronto Burlesque Festival, Mod Club, July 13, 2008
City Dance Corps Talent Defined, Al Green Theatre, Toronto, June 22, 2008
Natural Hair Show, Japanese Cultural Centre, Toronto, June 23, 2008

2007

Suhaila Salimpour Gala, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Nov.16, 2007
Suhaila Salimpour Showcase, Monteros Cafe, San Francisco, Aug. 8, 2007
City Dance Corps Talent Defined, Al Green Theatre, Toronto, June 23 2007
Om Laila Bellydance Showcase, Toronto, June 9, 2007
The Best of Our World Fundraiser, Toronto, May 19, 2007
Rakassah Middle Eastern Dance Festival, Richmond, California, March 17, 2007
THE REVUE Toronto’s Original Choreographer’s Ball, The Opera House, Toronto, March 23, 2007


2006

4th Annual City Dance Corps Holiday Party, Cataplana Lounge, Toronto, Dec. 9, 2006
Antigua and Barbuda Independence Gala, Elite Banquet Hall, Nov. 11, 2006
Suhaila Salimpour Gala, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto, November 10, 2006
International Jerk and Jazz Festival, Queen’s Park, Toronto, Aug. 19, 2006
Bellydance Nights, Monteros Café, San Francisco, Aug. 6, 2006
Toronto African Festival, Dundas Square, Toronto, July 23, 2006
Sandra Romano - Anthony Political Fundraiser, Steelworkers Hall, Toronto, July 8, 2006
City Dance Corps Talent Defined, Al Green Theatre, Toronto, June 17, 2006
Albion Festival, Boys and Girls Club, Albion Centre Mall, Toronto, June 10, 2006
The PAVR-O (Professional Association of Volunteer Resources of Ontario) Gala Dinner, Arcadian Court, Toronto, May 10, 2006

2005

City Dance Corps Christmas Party, Zemra Lounge, Toronto, Dec. 17, 2005
Da Goods, Fashion Show and Performance, Touch Lounge and Dining, Toronto, Dec.10, 2005
Suhaila Salimpour: An Evening of Bellydance, Betty Oliphant Theatre, Toronto, Nov. 19, 2005
Miss Africanada Beauty Paegent 2005, Leah PolsunsTheatre, Toronto, Sept. 3, 2005
Bana Y’ Afrique Festival, Metro Hall Square, Toronto, Aug. 28, 2005
Toronto African Festival, Nathan Philips Square, Toronto, July 22, 2005
The Cats Pyjamas, Les Coquettes, The Revival, Toronto, June 29, 2005
Night of the Groove, Mirage Cafe, Toronto, June 22, 2005
The Cats Pyjamas, Les Coquettes, The Rivoli Nightclub, Toronto, June 5, 2005
The Cats Pyjamas, Les Coquettes, Lula Lounge, Toronto, May 29, 2005

2004

Michezo International Festival, Wards Island, Lake Ontario, Toronto, Aug. 22, 2004

2003

People to People Aids Fundraiser, Toronto, Oct. 2003
Oriental Night and Bellydance, Rivoli Nightclub, Toronto, July 13, 2003

2002

An Oriental Soiree with Roula Said and Company, M-Do Studios, Toronto, March 9, 2002
Fantasia: A Middle Eastern Dance Party Oasis Lounge, Toronto, August 30, 2002
Sunday’s Works in Progress, Canadia Dell’Arte Studio, Toronto, July 7, 2002
                               

Live Band Performances – Solos & Duets

Sarah’s Skinner Showcase, George Sawa Kanun Taksim, Feb. 13, 2015 
Egyptian Dance Academy Spring Hafla, Toronto, April 5, 2014
Suhaila Salimpour Dance Studio Showcase, San Francisco, Feb. 2011
Feast of the East, Lula Lounge, Mel M’Rabet, Toronto, Feb. 18, 2004
Feast of the East, Lula Lounge, Maza Meze, Toronto, Jan. 21, 2004
Rhythms of the Nile Celebrate Summer Solstice, CalibanArts Theatre, Waleed Drums and Percussions, Toronto, June 21, 2002
Middle Eastern Music Workshop with Doula, HarbourfrontCentre - Norigen Stage, Doula, Toronto, July 20, 2001
 

Dance Companies 

Nouvel Expose Dance Troupe, 2003 

Dance Immersion, Coba Dance Studio, Nouvel Expose, Toronto, Nov. 15, 2003
People to People Aids Fundraiser, Nouvel Expose, Toronto, Oct. 2003
My Urban Profile, La Rouge Executive Club and Cigar Lounge, Nouvel Expose, Toronto, Sept. 2003
Ethiopian Day, Ethiopian Association Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Nouvel Expose, Toronto, Sept. 2003
African Food Basket Festival, Lawrence Heights Community Centre, Nouvel Expose, Toronto, Sept. 2003
Festival of Dance, Harbourfront Centre, Ann Tidal Stage, Nouvel Expose, Toronto, Aug 22 - 23, 2003


Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, 2001- 2004

Flow Fitness and Mayada’s Belly Dance Winter Gala, Alchemy Theatre, Toronto, Nov. 28, 2004
Magdy El-Leisy Dance Show, Estonia House, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, May 30, 2004
Feast of the East, Lula Lounge, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, Feb. 18, 2004
Feast of the East, Lula Lounge, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, Jan. 21, 2004
Feast of the East, Lula Lounge, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, Nov. 5, 2003
Contemporary Cultural Fusion Dance, Toronto Street Festival, Al-Lat Dance Company, Toronto, July 6, 2003
Red Delicious Cabaret: Buddies and Bad Times Theatre, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, October 24, 2002
Ashkenaz Festival, Harbourfront Centre, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, Sept. 1, 2002
Femcab-Feminist Cabaret, Nightwood Theatre, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, March 10, 2002
An Oriental Soiree with Roula Said and Company, M-Do Studios, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, March 9, 2002
Fida Fringe Festival, Buddies and Bad Times Theatre, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, Aug. 2001
Allan Street Festival, A Night of Middle Eastern Dance and Samba Allan Street Theatre, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Buffalo, Sept. 8, 2001
Middle Eastern Music with Doula, Harbourfront Centre -Norigen Stage, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, July 20, 2001
Middle Eastern Dance Workshop, Harbourfront Centre -Norigen Stage, Dance Demonstrator with Roula Said, Toronto, July 15, 2001
Cabaret: Buddies and Bad Times Theatre, Roulettes Middle Eastern Dance Company, Toronto, June 14 - 15, 2001


Tropicliente Latin Dance Productions, Oct. 2004 - Jul. 2005

Parkway Bana, Parkway Mall, Tropicaliente, Toronto, July 23, 2005
Canada Day, Queen’s Park, Tropicaliente Latin Dance, Toronto, July 1, 2005
Dance Weekend, Harbourfront Centre, Premiere Dance, Premier Dance Theatre, Tropicaliente Latin Dance Productions, Toronto, Jan 29, 2005.
Belly Dance Studies

Suhaila Salimpour Level 3 weeklong workshop, Feb. 2011
Suhaila Salimpour Level 3 weeklong workshop, Aug. 2011
Suhaila Salimpour Multi-level weeklong workshop, Jan. 2011
Suhaila Salimpour Level 3 weeklong workshop, Aug. 2010
BellyFit Instructor Course, Feb 6 - 7, 2010
Suhaila Salimpour Level 3 prep and Level 3 weeklong workshop, Aug. 3 - 17, 2009 
Suhaila Salimpour Level 3 weeklong workshop, Aug. 11 - 16, 2008
Suhaila 101 workshops, The Dark Side Studio w/Audra, Jan. - Dec. 2008
Suhaila Salimpour Level 2 weeklong workshop, October 22 - 27, 2007
Suhaila Salimpour Format Level II certification, Oct. 22 – 27, 2007 
Suhaila Salimpour/Tiffany Bisconer (CEC) Workshop, Toronto, May 25 - 27, 2007
Suhaila Salimpour Level I weeklong workshop, Aug 7 - 12, 2006
Suhaila Salimpour Workshop, Toronto, Nov. 9 -12, 2006
Audra Simmons, Tribal Bellydance workshop, Oct. 1, 2006
Ansuya, Zylls, Gypsy Workshop, July 9 -10, 2005
Mayada balancing and floor workshop, Oct. 17, 2004
Mayada, Flow Fitness and Bellydance, Aug. - Nov. 2004
Rachel Brice, Tribal Bellydance Workshop, Toronto, July 10 - 11, 2004.
Badia Star, Middle Eastern Arts, April 2004 (1 day workshop)
Roula Said,Toronto Belly Dance Collective, Sept. 2002 - 2004
Theresa Sassine, Xing Dance Studio, Sept.- Dec. 2003
Elena Lentini, Belly Dance Workshop, Buffalo, Sept. 2002 (1 day workshop)
Roula Said Bellydance, M-Do Studios, February 2001 - June 2002
Jujuka, Belly Dance Workshop, Buffalo, Sept 8, 2001 (1 day workshop)
Arabesque School of Middle Eastern Dance, July 1999 - January 2001
Arabesque Professional Course, Winter 2001 


Jazz & Modern Dance Studies

Metro Movement, Jazz 1, Sept. 2009 - 2011
Jazz Level I, Siona Jackson, City Dance Corps. July 2007 - June 2009
Pre-Jazz and Modern, Dance Tech, Jan. - July 2004
Intro to Ballet and Jazz Hip Hop, John Innes Community Centre, April 9 - May 31, 2002
Pre-Jazz, National Dance School of Canada, February 1 - 25, 2001
                                                                                                                     

Latin Dance & Samba Studies

Latin Dance Level I / II, City Dance Corps, Aug. 2005 – July 2009
TropiCaliente Dance Group, October 2004 - July 2005                           
YMCA Scarborough, April - May, 2003
Lawrence Heights Community Centre, April 9 - May 31, 2002
The Spanish Club, Wilfrid Laurier University, Feb. 1999 - April 1999


African Dance Studies

East and West African Dances, Nouvel Expose, May 2003 - Dec. 2003
Afro-Cuban Dance, Harbourfront Community Centre, Summer 2001
West African Dance, Zelma Badu, 1994 - 1995
Consuela, Afro-Cuban Dance, Danceworks, June 2000 - Aug. 2000
Goldie, West African Dance, University of Waterloo, Jan. 1999 - April 1999

Indian Dance Studies
Classical Odissi Indian Dance, Chitralekha Dance Academy, July - November 2001


Pilates/Yoga Studies

Pilates Mat Foundations I certification, East to West Yoga, Jan 27 - 28, 2007
Pilates level I & II, Yoga Studio, Jan. 2001- April 2006
Kundalini Yoga, 3HO Ashram, May 2001 - present
Continuum Workshop, November 4, 2001, Jan 4 - 31, 2002, February 10, 2002 (workshops)
Kripalu Yoga, Yoga Sanctuary, Yoga Studio, Sept. 2001 - Nov. 2001.


Pole Dance Fitness

Aradia Fitness, Jan. 2006 - Sept. 2007
Felinity Studios, Jan. 2007 - March 2007
Studio 204, Dec. 2004 - Nov. 2005
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