Nadine Nicole Varga
Nadine is a multi-talented dance professional and the owner and studio director of Pulse Dance Works Inc. in Markham-Toronto, Ontario. She is an accomplished dancer; instructor; choreographer and an international adjudicator with over thirty years of dance experience. As well, Nadine is an experienced business professional specializing in office and operations management and event planning.
As a member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (B.A.T.D.), Professional Adjudicators Alliance (P.A.A.) and a certified "Strip To Fit" instructor in fused dance and fitness - burlesque dance, Nadine has studied and continues to instruct and choreograph various disciplines of dance including ballet, jazz, strength & flexibility (a.k.a. stretch), tap, acrobatics, lyrical, hip hop, musical theatre, song & dance, salsa and many forms of social dance. Nadine also studied music for several years, specializing with the Tenor Saxophone. In addition, Nadine is “Level C” Standard First Aid CPR & AED certified.
Past students under Nadine’s direction have made successful careers as dance instructors, musical theatre triple threats, Toronto Argonauts Cheerleader, pop singer, body builders, fitness models, Miss Universe Canada national finalist contestant and TV actors.
As well as dance and music, Nadine possesses a strong background in musical theatre which she started at a very young age. Nadine has not only performed in musicals on stage, but has choreographed and assistant directed shows with various size casts of all ages. Some of her musical theatre work includes "The Wizard of Oz", "Peter Pan", "A Chorus Line", and "Jesus Christ Superstar".
Nadine was one of the past trainers and choreographers at the prestige Kalev Estienne Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre in Toronto, that is highly recognized for bringing the sport into Canada, for one of the past Junior Canadian Teams “Jr. Rhythmic ". Nadine had the great opportunity to instruct some of the top rhythmic gymnasts in all of Canada.
Outside of teaching classes at her own dance studio, Nadine choreographs show pieces for professional venues and charity events. As an international dance adjudicator, Nadine has had the great honor of adjudicating at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN and continues to judge dance competitions regularly.
As a former competitive award winning dancer, competing heavily in Canada and the USA for many years, Nadine understands the hard work and dedication it takes to become a well-trained dancer, performer and dance professional. Nadine's knowledge, experience and passion for elite dance instruction and astounding choreography, will help dancers of all ages and levels to strive and obtain their highest dancing goals.