​We're excited to welcome back Gabrielle Dupont  to the Revolutions teaching staff! Miss Gabby is going into her third year of University and will be attending Memorial University this fall. Miss Gabby started dancing at age 3 and it’s been an integral part of her life ever since. Gabby is a well rounded dancer and has trained in ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop and tap. Miss Gabby’s fun loving spirit and infectious energy makes her a perfect dance teacher for young children, teens and adults. Her classes are filled with laughter and fun and her pure joy of dance is evident with every step that she teaches. Miss Gabby we are  happy that you’re back and can’t wait to “paint our colours” with you again this year!

Dance credits include:
Revs competition team 2014-2017

5678 Showtime scholarship recipient 2015
ISTD Grade six Modern syllabus 2015​​​
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NL Dance Ambassador Dance World Cup 2014

We'd like to welcome back Claire Avery  to Revolutions teaching staff. Claire is a graduate of O’Donnell High School and is attending her second year of studies at Memorial University. Claire began dance at the age of  3 and it has been a huge part of her life since. Claire has a kind heart and really relates well to young dancers. Claire has an immerse dance background in jazz, modern, contemporary, lyrical and ballet. She’s also has experience in acro, jazz funk, hip hop and tap. Claire started assisting with Revolutions Dance in 2014 and has since assisted many classes in various dance styles and taught and assisted in our summer camps and intensives. Claire’s musicality and unique style come through in her teachings. 

Dance credits include:

ADAPT TTS- Pre Junior & Junior 1-3 2020

​Revolutions Summer Camp 2020

Revs Competition Team 2014-2020
Revolutions Acro intensive July 2019
Broadway Dreams scholarship- WannaDance April 2019
2nd Overall Senior Soloist & 2nd place showdown- Elite Dance Productions-March 2019

Student Choreography Winner- Wanna Dance, Dance Quest & Elite Productions 2018
NYC scholarship-WannaDance- April 2018
5678 Showtime Barcelona/ Spain scholarship 2016
ISTD Grade Six Modern exam-2015

​​​​Assistants

"Dance is our passion and no one can take that away"

 Krista Kelsey Vanessa Haley Ally Claire Hannah Renee Taylor Gabby

​Krista Batstone began dancing at the age of 4. She realized from a very early age that there was nothing else that she would rather do and has since dedicated her life to sharing her love of dance with others. Her goal is to provide students with a strong technical background and to help each child reach their full potential. Miss Krista will forever be a student. "I love to learn! I am always excited to share new thoughts, ideas & techniques with my dancers. There's always room to grow."


Dance Credits include:

​22 years teaching experience

Acrobatic Arts Level 2 2019 (Honours)

ADAPT Gold Seal Certified Teacher 2018

Certified Acrobatic Arts (Module One) 2017

Junior Acrobatique Acro Dance Syllabus 2016
A.I.S.T.D Modern Theatre- 2003 (Honours)
A.I.S.T.D Tap Faculty- 2003 (Honours)
Advanced 1 Ballet- Cecchetti Method 2007
Advanced 2 Tap 2003 (Honours)
Advanced 2 Modern 2002 (Honours)
DTAN scholarship recipient 2002
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TEACHERS

​​Revolutions Dance

We are happy to welcome back Ally Baldwin to Revolutions teaching roster this year. Ally is attending her first  year at Memorial University. She has been dancing since she was 3 years old and has been committed to her craft whole heartedly from the beginning. Ally has an extensive dance background in modern, lyrical, contemporary, ballet, jazz and acro. She also has trained in tap, jazz funk and hip hop. Ally started assisting with Revolutions in 2014 and has been a fantastic help in our classes and with recitals. Ally has always been a very focused, dedicated and driven dancer and she  instils these qualities in her students. 

Dance credits include:
ADAPT TTS- Pre Junior & Junior 1-3 2020

ADAPT Pre-Intermediate 3 2020

Certified Acrobatic Arts (Module One) 2019

Acrobatic Arts Examination- Level 4 (Honours) 2019
Revolutions Acro intensives 2019, 2020

Revolutions Summer Camp 2020
Revs Competition Team 2014-current
NYC scholarship Dance Quest May 2019
2nd Overall Senior Soloist- Elite Dance Productions-March 2019
Dance Quest Odyssey winner- 2019, 2018
ADAPT Jr. 3 Jazz exam (Honours)-Feb 2019
Elite Dance Productions Competition-Senior finalists-2019

Student Choreography Winner- Wanna Dance, Dance Quest & Elite Productions 2018
5678 Showtime Barcelona/ Spain scholarship 2016
ISTD Grade Six Modern exam-2015

We would like to thank our assistants for their help during the 2019\2020 dance season. Your time, energy and talent helped our students achieve their very best. 

​​​Haley Parsons started dancing at the age of 4 and started assisting with Revolutions in 2010. Haley became an instructor at the studio in 2015 teaching Pre-Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Jazz Funk. Haley's classes are packed with energy and she gets her students to achieve their best potential. We are excited that Miss Haley will be a part of our teaching staff again this year. Welcome back!

Dance Credits include:
5678 Showtime Convention and Competition  2016, 2017
Dance The Magic on Broadway NYC  2014

Dance The Magic Holiday Spectacular 2013 
ABC Christmas Day Parade Dec. 2013

Taylor Sandbrook  began dance at age 3 and it’s been a tremendous part of her life. Taylor is a graduate of O’Donnell High School and is completing her first year studies at Memorial University. She has a vast dance background in jazz, modern, contemporary, lyrical, acro and tap. Taylor also has experience in jazz funk and hip hop. She began assisting with Revolutions in 2014. She is thrilled to be teaching jazz, tap & pre ballet this year. Taylor’s outgoing personality  make her classes fun and exhilarating. Miss Taylor is happy to be back teaching jazz, tap & pre-ballet. Welcome back!

Dance credits include:
Revs Competition Team 2014-2020
Revolutions Summer Camp- 2019, 2020
Dance Quest Odyssey winner- 2019, 2018

Student Choreography Winner- Wanna Dance, Dance Quest & Elite Productions 2018
5678 Showtime Barcelona/ Spain scholarship 2016
ISTD Grade Six Modern exam-2015


Renee Milley  started dancing hip hop with Revolutions in 2007 and a few years later immersed herself in many different styles of dance. She trains in hip hop, modern, contemporary, lyrical and ballet. She also has experience in jazz, tap and jazz funk. Renee is a graduate of Mount Pearl Senior High & will be attending Memorial University this Fall. She began assisting with Revolutions in 2017 and has been a phenomenal help with the kids in classes and recitals. Renee is great with children and they really gravitate to her positive personality and helpful nature. Renee is beyond excited to be teaching hip hop again this year along with lyrical. Welcome back Miss Renee!

Dance credits include:

Revolutions Summer Camp 2020

Revs Competition Team 2015-current
Dance Quest Odyssey winner- 2019, 2018


Revolutions welcomes back 
Hannah Dooley  to the teaching staff. Hannah is a recent graduate of  O’Donnell High School & will be attending Memorial University this fall. She has been dancing ballet since she was 3 adding modern and hip hop a few years later. Hannah joined Revs competition team in 2015 and started training in various styles of dance, acro, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, jazz funk and Bollywood. She joined our assisting program in 2014 and has assisted many classes in pre ballet, ballet, pointe, and jazz/hip hop. Hannah’s smile is truly infectious and you can’t help smiling right back. Hannah has a really enjoyed assisting with the little ones over the years and is very excited to again be teaching pre ballet & ballet. Miss Hannah's students love her as much as she does them. 

Dance credits include:
Revs Competition Team 2014-2020
Broadway Dreams scholarship- WannaDance April 2019
Dance Quest Odyssey winner- 2019, 2018

Student Choreography Winner- Wanna Dance, Dance Quest & Elite Productions 2018
5678 Showtime Barcelona/ Spain scholarship 2016

Kelsey Parsons has been a part of the Revolutions teaching staff since 2011. Her classes are fun and inventive. Kelsey's kids truly love her and I'm so happy she's back teaching with us again this year. Kelsey started dancing at the age of 4 and has been hooked ever since. She continues her dance training through classes and workshops held locally and nationally. Kelsey is working full time as IT Support.​ We're happy to have you back Miss Kelsey!


Dance Credits include:

​Certified Acrobatic Arts (Module One) 2019

Acrobatic Arts Examination- Level 2 (Honours)
5678 Showtime Convention and Competition 2015, 2016, 2017
Dance The Magic On Broadway NYC 2014
Bazar 2013
The Pulse 2012
Intermediate Modern Theatre 2011
Hustle To Get Here 2011 & 2012

​​​Vanessa Howlett started dancing at the age of  3 and began assisting in 2009.  Her love of dance is obvious to all of those around her.  Vanessa joined our teaching staff in 2014.  We are very happy that she is a part of the teaching staff again this year.  Vanessa's students feed off of her enthusiasm.  She dedicates herself whole heartedly to her kids & the Studio.  Vanessa graduated from Memorial University this past May with a Bachelor of Primary/Elementary Education.  Way to go Vanessa we are all incredibly proud of you!

Dance Credits include:

​ADAPT TTS- Pre Junior & Junior 1-3 2020

Revolutions Competition Team Intensives 2018, 2019

Toronto Dance Teacher Expo August 2015 & 2016
5678 Showtime Convention and Competition 2015, 2016, 2017
Revolutions Summer Camps 2014-2018
Grade Six Modern I.S.T.D 2014
Workshops with choreographer Kwame Mensah 2014
Dance The Magic Holiday Spectacular 2013
ABC Christmas Day Parade Dec. 2013