Paula Mattusch

Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Stage, Lyrical, Musical Theatre 

Paula grew up in Langley BC where she began her dance training at the age of 6 years old. She has extensive training in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Modern, as well as Traditional Ukrainian dancing. She is also well versed in conditioning and improvisation for dancers. Receiving the award “Most Promising Jazz Choreographer” from Surrey Festival of dance at the young age of 13, Paula continued to and has been choreographing and teaching since then receiving numerous awards from festivals and competitions. She has trained throughout BC, and Ontario, at such schools as York University, and Toronto School of Dance. Paula’s passion for dance really shines through in her teaching and she is very concerned with the health, happiness, and positive learning experience of the individual dancers and helps them strive to be the best they can be. She continues to grow with her dance education in hopes to becoming a certified Cecchetti ballet teacher in the upcoming years while receiving her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of British Columbia. Paula is very happy that she is a part of the Dance Co family, and is looking forward to continuing to help and watch the emerging artists of Dance Co grow.

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