Shanna Cipressi

ShannaSince the age of five Shanna’s feet have been moving leading her into all aspects of dance.

For the past 20 years hip hop has been the main focus of Shanna’s dream. The dream to dance professionally has brought Shanna into contact with some of the industries finest. She has had the pleasure of working alongside Luther Brown, Fatima Robinson, Marty Kudelka, Nick Bass, Misha Gabriel, Laurie-Anne Gibson and Marguerite Derricks, just to name a few. So far Shanna’s experiences as a dancer have introduced her to the movie industry; dancing in such movies as ‘Shall We Dance ‘, ‘ Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen ‘, ‘ My Big Fat Greek Wedding ‘, and as a principle dancer in ‘ Honey ‘. She has danced in a number of music videos, award shows, industrial shows and commercials. As a choreographer her work can be seen everywhere from studio dance groups to live shows and commercials. She has taught numerous classes and workshops throughout North America and has had the honour of teaching on Jump dance convention. Shanna has had the pleasure to choreograph on The Family Channels hit television show ‘ The Next Step ‘. Innovation and creativity are amongst Shanna’s strengths as a choreographer. Recently Shanna is proud founder and co-director of Canada’s newest dance competition ‘ The Knockout Dance Challenge ‘

Shanna is thrilled to be a part of the faculty for Breaking Bounds Summer Dance Intensive!