Missy has been a teaching dance for 20 years. She began her career in Prince George where she studied ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theatre. She received her R.A.D Advanced 2 certificate while dancing the lead role of Clara in the Production of the Nutcracker alongside the Prince George Symphony Orchestra and Ballet BC Alumni Edmund Kilpatrick. She has completed and placed in both ballet and jazz BC Provincial dance competitions.
Since moving to Vancouver Missy has partnered with choreographer Paul Becker dancing in movies such as Josie and the Pussy Cats, and Life or Something Like it, starring Angelina Jolie. She has also worked with Chris Kattan of Saturday night live and has done a national commercials for Macy's. She has also taken two large groups to dance in California at Disneyland Co-choreographing alongside R.A.D examiner Kelly Douglas.
Missy is a passionate teacher who has taught for Dance Collective, formerly Douglas Ballet Academy for 18 years building the jazz programme. Her choreography has won many awards and has students that have gone on to dance in ballet and jazz companies and some have also become dance instructors. She now teaches at multiple studios throughout the lower mainland.
She specializes in teaching jazz, stage and lyrical, contemporary, ballet and tap and musical theatre to all ages.