Shelby Johnson

Shelby Johnson

shelb-web-bwShelby’s love for dance began at the early age of two. Throughout her successful dance career, Shelby studied all genres of dance; learning from many different professional choreographers throughout Canada and the U.S. She was awarded numerous judges choice awards, overall awards and scholarships, winning titles such as Miss Petite Superstar, Miss Junior Starstep, Overall Junior Champion, Miss Teen Champion, Teen Dancer of The Year, Senior Overall Champion, and Senior Dancer of the Year.  As a true triple threat performer, Shelby was granted the opportunity to join a Premier Talent Agency in Toronto at the age of eight. This led to numerous modelling and commercial appearances, some of the clients being: Shreddies, Spinmaster Toys, Triple A Insurance, Business Depot, including a U.S. national commercial for French’s. Shelby was also selected to be part of several popular T.V. series and films; a few of the clients being The Gavin Crawford Show, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Felicity: American Girl, The School, and Family Channel’s The Latest Buzz, where she was also chosen to represent Family Channel’s “Stop Bullying” campaign in the “Stand Up!”. The campaign included one of her many appearances in a music video; “Stand Up!” performed by The Latest Buzz cast.  Shelby’s students have achieved numerous overall awards, scholarships, dance-off wins, and have been named Regional and National Title Holders. Shelby has achieved numerous choreography and judges choice awards throughout her teaching career. As well as choreography, Shelby still loves to perform. She performed for a couple of years with Everett Smith’s professional tap team “Bringing Tap Back” and during that time worked with him as an assistant.  Shelby’s life long passion for the arts has brought her continued success and she is now looking forward to inspiring the next generation of dancers.