Georene Cea

geo-web-bwGeorene Cea began dancing at the age of 2, and made her stage debut as Pebbles from the Flintstones. Georene grew up dancing at Rising Star Performing Arts and considers it her 2nd home. Georene danced competitively in jazz, tap, ballet, modern, lyrical and musical theatre. Georene competed in B.C at the Canadian National Dance Championships and won 1st overall for her tap solo. With performing being her true passion she studied in Toronto at the Randolph School of Performing Arts. There she studied various styles of dance, vocal, acting and stage combat. She trained with Linda Garneau, Faye Rauw, and Shawn Byfield to name a few.
Georene competed at the World Tap Championships in Riesa, Germany with the Canadian National Tap Team twice bringing home the bronze and silver and taking 6th place for her tap duet, as well as competing for the Showdance team and winning bronze. Many of Georene's students have gone on to also compete at the World Tap Championships bringing home the Gold.
As a teacher Georene's students have won many overall awards and scholarships, and as a choreographer she has been awarded choreography awards for her tap pieces, most recently last year winning the top choreography of the day.
Georene can also be seen dancing in the movie "Honey" starring Jessica Alba, and the Bollywood film "Hero". As well as a music video for The Boomtang Boys.
Georene continues to study and train, recently taking workshops from Everett Smith, Sho Tyme, and Liz Imperio to name a few.
Georene is also a member of the PAA, Professional Adjudicator's Alliance.