Show Choreographers and Program Instructors

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Michelle Koricina

KELOWNA, BC

Show and Program Director

Acrobatics Choreographer

Student Flexibility Training

Michelle is proud to be the director of Level Up Entertainment. Michelle studied Acrobatics, along with Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop in South Western Ontario for most of her life. While performing at a competitive level, Michelle was trained in acro, flexibility, and partnering by Cirque Du Soleil Ariel Artist Meaghan Wegg. In order to broaden her training, she moved to Toronto, where she was accepted into the Commercial Dance Program at George Brown College, which focused on jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and musical theatre.

In 2014 she moved to Kelowna to complete her Bachelor's degree in Accounting at Okanagan College. She fell in love with the city and has been here ever since!

Michelle has a passion for choreographing acrobatics, as well as passing on safe acro techniques to her students.

Michelle is a certified instructor with Acrobatique, ADAPT, TADA Hand Balancing, and Alixa Flexibility, and has over 13 years of teaching experience and award winning choreography to offer!

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Zac Vran

VANCOUVER, BC

Choreographer

Hip Hop Workshop

Choreographer / Actor / Dancer

Zac Vran is a Canadian actor and dancer born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He began performing at the age of 4 when he was inspired by the dynamics of dance. He has since trained and competed in all styles of dance including hip hop, contemporary, jazz, tap, modern, and ballet. With an affinity for urban movement and lifestyle, his focus naturally turned to the broad range of styles of hip hop.

In 2013, Zac auditioned for Family Channel Television's Hit TV series The Next Step and was cast as, Actor / Dancer series lead "Hunter", Where he would Continue thrive on seasons 2 & 3. This Propelled him to tour across Canada with "Big Ticket Summer Concert", "Pure Dance Convention", "Idance", "Liberum Dance Projects" and "Raw Motion Workshops".

22 years old, Zac has opened for Carley Rae Jepsen, Mariana's Trench, Hedley, and Victoria Duffield for We Day at Rogers Arena. Zac was also a lead dancer in the closing ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, performing alongside Canadian rapper K-OS. Since then has competed internationally with house hold names FRESHH ( Canadas Got Talent / Hip-Hop International) & PRAISE TEAM ( Vibe / Body Rock). He also is an industry dancer featured on shows such as "izombie" "The Flash" "11/22/63" with James Franco, 2017 revamp of "Freaky Friday" "Riverdale" and upcoming releases (2019) "Disney's Descendants 3" & Apple's "See".

When not on set, Zac choreographs internationally for music videos and studios, and performs at private and corporate events. A lower mainland native he has Coached Team Canada B.C. for the IDO Hip-Hop World Competition in 2015 & 2017 to podium finishes. His goal is to inspire people to dance and is looking forward to working with the talent at "Level Up Entertainment" this upcoming summer.

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Allison Widdis

KELOWNA, BC

Co-Artistic Director

Choreographer

Graham Modern Technique Workshop

​Allison was born and raised in Exeter, Ontario and began her life in dance at the mere age of five training in acrobatics, jazz, and tap at a competitive level. At the age of 10, Allison began to develop into more ballet, and lyrical styles, all while continuing her studies in acrobatics, jazz, and tap. During this time Allison qualified to be a part of Team Canada representing our country in Reisa, Germany with her acrobatic skills. At the age of 14, Allison really began to indulge in learning the style of contemporary. At the age of 15, Allison began choreographing competitively and inspiring younger dancers to pursue dance as a career.

In 2014, Allison graduated from York University's BFA honours in Dance program in Toronto, Ontario. While in university she trained extensively in the genres of Ballet, Modern, Jazz, African, Improvisation, Choreography, and Performance. Allison has performed in a number of showcases throughout her career at York University as well as charity performances throughout Toronto including Arts For Healing. Allison has been teaching and choreographing at the recreational and competitive level for 11 years now and has won several overall titles and been recognized throughout Ontario and BC for her outstanding choreography.

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Tasha Coulter

OTTAWA, ON

Aerial Acrobatics Workshop

Tasha started dancing at the age of six in Southwestern Ontario. She initially trained and competed in acro, tap, jazz, and hip hop. Over the years Tasha broadened her horizons to include circus arts such as aerial hoop and aerial silks.

She holds an associate’s certificate from the British Association of Teachers of Dancing in the Acrobatic/Gymnastics categories and is currently teaching and training in Ottawa, Ontario. Tasha specializes in Acro Dance, Aerial Silks, and Aerial Hoop and has worked with many well known aerial artists to expand and learn more in the aerial art forms.

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