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Hana Pauls



Creative, Ballet, Modern/Contemporary

Hana began dancing at the age of 3, and then became a part of CentreStage Dance at the age of 5. She has trained in many various styles including Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Lyrical, and Modern/Contemporary since beginning at CentreStage Dance. Hana has achieved high marks on her Intermediate and Grade 7 R.A.D. Ballet Exams, and has recently completed all of her A.I.D.T. Modern Exams. She is currently working on her Associates with A.I.D.T.


Hana has also completed her level one of teaching certification with International Dance Teaching Standards.

At the age of 11 Hana became a part of the competition program at CentreStage Dance and has worked hard as a team member in many group dances and as a soloist. During her seasons competing, Hana has received many awards as a group member and has placed well as a soloist. Every year, Hana also takes part in conventions, where she is able to learn and improve herself, as a dancer and a teacher, with many instructors and peers from all over.

In addition to dancing at CentreStage Dance Hana has had many opportunities outside the studio. Hana has been to many auditions to help further her learning in dance and was also a member of Team Canada Dance in 2014. During her time on the team, Hana learned from a variety of professional dancers/instructors and worked alongside many peers, who have pushed her to become a better dancer. As a part of Team Canada she had the opportunity to compete at the IDO World Dance Championships in Mikolajki, Poland. Hana was also the recipient of the Peak Live Dance Scholarship in 2014 and was featured on the cover of the July 2014 issue of Industry Dance Magazine.

Hana enjoys working with choreography in various styles and sharing her passion for dance with her students and those around her. She is very excited to teach her students and have the opportunity to show them how dance has been able to inspire her on a daily basis. Hana absolutely loves working with children and enjoys teaching them every day. This is Hana’s 5th year teaching at CentreStage and we are so excited to have her on our teaching staff!