About

Sabrina Limoncelli

Owner/Creative Director/Choreographer

Sabrina has been dedicated to physical wellness and activity for most of her life. Enrolled in her first dance class at the young age of 3 it wasn’t long before she fell in love with the art. Over the years she pursued her passion by furthering her dance education through lessons as well as workshops and later began to teach. For the past 25 years Sabrina has taught children of all ages (2- Adulthood) in recreational as well as competitive levels. In the last 15 years she has proven to be a successful choreographer of Jazz, Tap & Hip Hop…including being the recipient of ‘Award Winning Choreographer’ at a well-known Dance Competition.
Sabrina has attended many auditions including (making the top 25 out of 400) for the Toronto Raptors as well as auditioning for and becoming a member of the 2001 & 2002 Toronto Argonaut’s Dance Team, performing at all home games and two GREY CUPS.
Sabrina acquired her ZUMBA® certification in February 2009 and completed an intense and in-depth STOTT Pilates course and certification program in November 2009 including Mat Level 1 & 2, ISP, and most recently Total Barre. She obtained her Group Fitness Certification through CanFitPro in November 2010. Sabrina takes great pleasure in sharing her passion with others to inspire them to do more and reach further, but mostly to follow their dreams!
 

Accreditations

Nominated for ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ February 2017
Awarded Niagara’s 40U40 award May 2018
STOTT PILATES® Matwork (Beginner/Intermedia/Advanced), ISP, Total Barre
Zumba®
CanFitPro – Fitness Instructor Specialist
DMA Certification
“The Dance Masters of America Teachers Training School is an outstanding educational program for dance teachers. The Teachers Training School Program provides a comprehensive curriculum and a unique focus on technique and teaching skills.”
-DMA Training Website

 

 

Chantelle Drolias

Instructor/Choreographer/Admin

Chantelle began dancing at the age of seven. She eagerly assisted younger classes and at sixteen, obtained her Teacher Training Certificate training through Dance Educators of America. From there, she also went on to receive her teaching certificates through Dance Masters of America, Progressing Ballet Technique, Canada’s National Academy of Dance Education Part One and Two, and most recently Module One through Acrobatic Arts, and Youth Protection Advocates in Dance. Chantelle has been teaching for over eighteen years in all styles of dance and continually updates her training through online courses and at the Toronto Dance Teacher Expo. Chantelle has won many awards both as a dancer and choreographer, including a spot at the 5, 6, 7, 8 Showtime Nationals and choreography awards such as age appropriateness and keeping it youthful. Chantelle has dedicated over eighteen years to continuous education, learning, and growth in dance. She is a huge supporter of all inclusive dance for all.

 

Eliza Lister

Instructor/Choreographer

Eliza has been dancing since the age of 5.  She has won numerous awards as a competitive dancer in Canada and the United States including National and World Champion.  Eliza made her television debut at the age of ten dancing on “Tiny Talent Time”. Since then, her performance credits include Garden City productions re-creation of Alan Lund’s Vaudeville, Paul Gordon’s production of Variety 98, a show to help benefit Camp Quality, a summer camp for children with cancer; and the opening ceremonies of the Ontario Summer games held in Guelph Ontario. Eliza held roles in local musical productions of “Oz” and “Wonderland” which raised $20,000 for Breast Cancer Education and Research.Eliza continues to study dance and develop her skills as a teacher and choreographer by attending various workshops in Canada and the United States. She is currently completing her Standard Dance Teacher Certification through International Dance Teaching Standards and has also completed the certification to teach Progressing Ballet Technique. Eliza is an active member of Healthy Dancer Canada, an organization that works to enhance the health, well-being, and performance of dancers.  Eliza has graduated with a diploma in Early Childhood Education and a diploma in Business, both from Niagara College. She has also graduated from Durham College with a certificate in Office Technology Administration.Eliza is thrilled to be able to share her 20+ years of teaching experience and passion for dance with her students!

Ashley Robins

Instructor/
Choreographer

Ashley began dancing, 13 years ago, under the instruction of Sabrina Limoncelli. Her love for the art of dance lead her to Sheridan College to study the performing arts where she had the privilege to learn from many great professionals in the entertainment business. Ashley returned home to pursue a career as an Early Childhood Educator and now works full time for the public school board.
Currently teaching classes at FUSiON and doing some freelance modeling in her spare time, Ashley is still able to keep her passion for the arts alive and well.
“I feel blessed to have been a part of FUSiON from day one and I am very excited to kick off our 8th season this fall!”

Jessica Weaver

Instructor/
Choreographer

Jessica started dancing at the age of 3 and hasn’t stopped. She trained locally within the Niagara Region studying ballet, jazz, tap and lyrical. Jessica is a Cecchetti trained ballet dancer. She was a Dance Olympus VIP traveling throughout the United States of America working with Frank Hatchet, and Mia Michaels. Jessica continued her dance training in Edmonton, Alberta at Grant MacEwan Community College (now Grant MacEwan University) where she graduated with a Dance Diploma. Jessica continues her dance education by attending classes and workshops regularly. She is a certified Progressive Ballet Technique instructor. Jessica is a guest instructor with Niagara Ballet as well as a guest instructor for dance studios within the Niagara Region. Miss Jessica has started Fusion’s pointe program, preparing students to be the first students on pointe.
 
 
 

Jaymee McDermott

Jaymee has been dancing since the age of 7, before that she was participating in gymnastics and figure skating. She started competing at the age of 11 and instantly fell in love with it. She has competed in many styles such as jazz, tap, acro, contemporary, hip hop and more! Her favourite styles are acro and contemporary. Jaymee has received many dance scholarships and awards at competitions. She has travelled to many places to compete in nationals. One of the places she has travelled was Florida to compete and perform with Luv2Dance National elite dance team in 2016 and 2018. She has also performed at sport events including the Harlem Globetrotters. Jaymee’s love for dance pursued her to begin teaching. She has trained in RAD and BATD and is now certified with Acrobatic Arts. She has been teaching for 5 years now and loves every second of it. She truly enjoys sharing her experience and knowledge with kids. Jaymee is very excited to start off her first year teaching at Fusion! Jaymee is currently attending Brock University and is in her second year studying Kinesiology. She plans to continue her education in hopes to build a career as an Athletic Therapist. She is continuing her dance career as she is a member of the Brock Dance team.  

Jenn Surtees

Jenn has been dancing since the age of four and fell in love with it the first time she hit the stage. She has studied dance in her hometown of Oakville at Annex Dance Academy for her entire dance career and began assisting and teaching there in 2013. She started dancing competitively at the age of 8 and has trained in Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Pointe, Contemporary and Lyrical. She has also completed her RAD graded exam up to grade 8 and vocational up to Intermediate as well as ADAPT jazz up to the intermediate level. Jenn took her love for dance to St.Catharines when she moved her to pursue her education at Brock University in 2016 studying Concurrent Education. At Brock she participated in an on campus club called Brock Dance. In 2017 she took the lead in developing a newly organized competitive team after only 6 weeks of rehearsal. Now, 4 years into the competitive team, the team is made up of 35 dancers from all across Ontario and competes at 3 University level competitions each year. She also takes a lead role in putting on the Brock Dance Benefit performance each year which brings local studios, high schools and universities together to put on a show to raise money for the RAFT Niagara. Jenn is beyond excited to start her first year teaching at Fusion and sharing her love of dance with all the Fusion dancers!

 

Sydney Hunter

Sydney began dancing at the young age of 2. She went from the little girl who would just stand there and wave to the audience at recital, to giving it her all every time she is on stage. Sydney started competing at the age of 9 years old. She started out with hip hop and tap and eventually ventured off into jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and ballet as well. Throughout high school Sydney was in charge of the dance team and had many opportunities such as; choreographing a routine for Ontario’s special Olympics ceremony, choreographing a routine for a mental health assembly, choreographing routines for NBDC competitions ( won various awards). Mrs.Sabrina ( studio owner) actually taught Sydney since her first year of competitive dance at another studio before FSPA was born. Sydney has been at Fusion as a dancer since the first year. She has been teaching for a couple years now but 2019/2020 was her first year full time teaching both rec and competitive. She was Fusion’s first graduating student in last year’s recital. She wants to continue to share her love and passion for dance and continue to expand in the dance community. She will continue to expand her knowledge in dance and continue to share her passion for the art of dance.