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Dancer Sydney Tormey

Sydney Tormey (she/her) is orginally from Mapleton, UT and began exploring all genres of dance at the age of seven. After graduating in 2016, she moved to research the dance scene in Los Angeles, CA. With a desire to further her education, in 2018 she moved to Chicago to begin training with the professional program at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago under the direction of Alexandra Wells. After completing two years in Chicago, she joined the Arts Umbrella Post Secondary dance program in Vancouver, BC under the direction of Artemis Gordon. During her studies, she has had the opportunity to perform works by artists such as Crystal Pite, Medhi Walerski, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Marco Goecke, Fernando Magadan, Peter Chu and Anne Plamondon. She has also had the honor of working with dance artists such as Eric Beauchesne, Bobbi Jene Smith, Shamel Pitts and Ryan Mason, along with many others. In her second year at Arts Umbrella, Sydney was awarded the McCall McBain Cultural Leadership Scholarship. Sydney is thrilled and grateful to be joining Ballet BC as an emerging artist for the 2022/23 season.

Sydney Tormey. Image by Brendan Meadows.