This is Miss Mack’s 13th year as an instructor with the WDA, with two years as an assistant teacher before that, and her 25th year as a member of the Academy. Miss Mack has her degree in Elementary Education, and graduated with Honors with Distinction from the University of Alberta. Miss Mack has completed her
CDTA (Canadian Dance Teachers Association) Tap Teacher’s Associate Exam
allowing her the opportunity to enter WDA’s tap students in CDTA exams.
She is currently working toward obtaining her CDTA Member Exam,
making it possible to enter students of all tap grades in exams.
Recently, Miss Mack became certified in Intellidance Babies, and is working
toward complete certification in the Intellidance Method.
Miss Mack has participated in multiple workshops and dance intensives,
receiving instruction across disciplines from many notable instructors and
choreographers. Some of these include the ADEA's summer workship in 2019,
Coastal Dance Range, where she took classes from Benji Schwimmer, Mia
Michaels and Blake McGrath, and the Showtime 5,6,7,8! workshop in Saskatoon,
where she took classes offered by Justin Jackson and Kevin MyIrea. It was at
this 5,6,7,8! competition that Miss Mack competed a tap solo, placing 1st in her
category and qualifying to compete at Dance World Cup the summer of 2014.
She has participated in a workshop in Disney World as well as performed there.
Miss Mack has taken classes from Gail Ledger and Jordan Amour, and values
continued professional development. In the summer of 2015, she accompanied
some of WDA’s dancers to Whistler, BC for Dance World Cup. While there, she
competed her tap solo, receiving the Bronze medal in the Professional Category.
Miss Mack is a mom to two little girls, and loves having the opportunity to teach tap and jazz in her hometown of Wainwright.