Kalene Corcoran is an accomplished dancer, award-winning choreographer and educator. She found her love and passion for dance at a young age and quickly began training in an array of styles ranging from classical to modern dance. She has been trained in many art forms, specializing in contemporary, hip-hop, acrobatics, and jazz, as well as lyrical, tap and ballet. She has also been professionally trained in the Cecchetti art form of ballet. Kalene is a member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance (PAA) and is certified in the following dance curriculums:
Acrobatic Arts PreSchool
Acrobatic Arts Module 1
Progressive Ballet Technique
Kalene is a Seneca College Graduate, where she obtained her Honours Business Diploma, after having specialized in Contemporary Dance at the Conteur Dance Academy, allowing her to deeply explore the beauty of art through dance, under the Direction of Eryn Waltman and Dani Matte.
Kalene has danced in several shows at York University, performed as a background dancer for local Toronto based artists, as well as made appearances in several Shawn Desman music videos. Kalene has been a guest choreographer all over Muskoka and the GTA.
Maryssa Morano is an accomplished dancer, choreographer, teacher and judge who found her love and passion for dance at a young age. She has been trained in an array of dance styles ranging from classical to modern dance. Maryssa graduated from York University from the BA honours dance program in Toronto, Canada which has allowed her to deeper explore the beauty of art dance. Maryssa has been trained in many art forms, specializing in acrobatics, jazz, contemporary and ballet as well as hip hop, lyrical and tap. She has also been professionally trained in both RAD and Cecchetti art forms of ballet as well as having her Model One certification with Acrobatic Arts. Maryssa has performed on many stages including travelling to Riesa, Germany with the 2012 Canadian National Showdance Team where she represented Canada.
Although Maryssa loved to perform, she found such a passion for choreography and was dedicated to share that passion with others which lead her to winning many choreography and overall awards specifically for her unique ability to finding many different ways to portray musicality. Many of Maryssa’s current students have began their own careers in the dance world such as Ryerson University Dance Program, CREO Dance Company, Intrepid Dance Company, George Brown Dance Program and many more. Maryssa prides herself in giving dancers an encouraging and nursing environments allowing her students to grow and learn to love the performing arts and the love and joy it brings into their lives. Maryssa has choreographed along side several professional dancers and choreographers and takes what she has learned from them and applies it to her own methods of teaching.
Maryssa recently travelled to Kenya assisting in the process of building a school in a small town outside the capital, called Salebwek. She uses this experience and the diversity she encountered into her teaching and training. Maryssa continues to perform and teach, and will always encourage her students to push for their dreams. She is always looking for news ways to grow and inspire and her students are her main source of motivation as each day their bond creates magical unforgettable moments.
Jasmine began dancing at the age of three in London, Ontario. She studied varying styles of
dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical and acro. Jasmine competed all across Canada
from the age of ten to fourteen. At fourteen, Jasmine attended Canada’s National Ballet School
and graduated in the year of 2014. She was a recipient of one of five graduation
awards/scholarships. While studying ballet, she began practicing yoga to help with her
conditioning to avoid injuries. She fell in love with the calm, yet strengthening practice.
Upon graduating, Jasmine continued to train in the Post-Secondary Program at Canada’s
National Ballet School, which led to working in Europe for five years. She also attended San
Francisco Ballet School during the summer of 2014, and worked as a guest artist in Semperoper
Dresden in Germany. She took classes with the Royal Danish Ballet, Dortmund Theatre, the
Vienna State Opera and accepted an offer with the Romanian National Ballet in Bucharest as a
While dancing with The Romanian National Ballet, she danced in classics such as Swan Lake,
The Nutcracker, Le Corsaire, La Bayadere, and Sleeping Beauty. Whilst a professional ballerina,
Jasmine began teaching dance to all ages and levels.
During the pandemic, she became a Certified Personal Trainer through the International Sports
and Sciences Association as well as a Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition. Jasmine looks
forward to teaching at Titanium Arts Lab, where she hopes she can encourage students to be the
best dancers they can be, while they inspire her daily.
Hip-Hop Instructor/ Choreographer
Bio coming soon..
Ainsley Walker started dancing at three years old, and quickly fell in love with it. She loves doing all styles especially jazz, hip hop and contemporary. She has also trained with Ariel Silks at Circus in the Trees. Ainsley has been in many performances she performed in the Fringe Festival, Dark Dance Company, The Odd and Awkward Sirkus, and Right One.
When introduced to improv Ainsley really enjoys it and started to compete in improv competitions. She has won many improv competitions and awards.
She has won many awards and overall, at a young age including, total technique, passion and many top overall awards in Hip Hop
Ainsley is currently enrolled at Georgian College in the Pre-Service Fire program and will be graduating in August. She hopes to be a firefighter one day as well as teaching dance. Ainsley is excited to be teaching dance at Titanium Arts Lab and to be a part of the faculty.
RAD Exam Instructor
Mary Knights Rossler has been a dance student from the age of three. She began dancing after watching the National Ballet of Canada perform The Nutcracker. She leaned over to her Nana and told her that one day, she would dance on stage as the Sugar Plum Fairy. As a teenager, Mary discovered a passion for teaching younger dancers and, instead of performing herself, found her greatest rewards in preparing dancers for their own stage moments.
She graduated from the Teacher Training Program at Canada’s National Ballet School in 2009 with Distinction where, in addition to ballet technique and pedagogy, she studied anatomy, music theory, Dowd technique and conditioning for dancers. She has completed her Advanced 2 RAD, Advanced 1 Cecchetti, and Advanced 1 National dance exams and holds Registered Teacher’s Status with the Royal Academy of Dance, Cecchetti Canada, and the British Association of Teachers of Dance.
She has coached students through RAD exams from Primary to Solo Seal, as well as for regional and national competitions including winning the British National Dance Championship Junior Ballet Soloist two years in a row. Choreography highlights include many special awards for unique concepts and technical brilliance on stage.
Although trained in all genres of dance, Mary has specialized in bringing ballet to life for students through imagery, detailed instruction and musicality. She is delighted to join the faculty of The Dance Space!
Bio coming soon...