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JOanne Dancer
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JOanne Camilleri has provided quality instruction in belly dance fusion in the Toronto Community for over 25 years. Joanne founder and artistic director of formally Vivace Studios, and now Joanne Dancer continues to offer a dance environment wherein students find a sense of belonging and family and enjoy the art of dance and learning. 


Classes are nurturing and challenging and inspire students to listen to their body and respect its wisdom to discover and reach their full potential, in the process students can become highly skilled performers. The JOanne legacy of creating strong technical dancers, who also possess their own gift of artistry, continues to be the guiding principle of her vision.

JOanne has inspired many generations of dancers and served as a ‘mentor’ to many women in the Toronto, community, and has high standards as a teacher and has developed a versatile instruction style all her own. Her innovative and signature style and original choreography have become a trademark of strength, carried on with great success. She celebrates diversity and develops their individuality and creativity while expressing themselves through the language and technique of belly dance, and to progress at their own pace. 

Through the rich variety of belly dance styles, from the traditional folklore of the Middle East to the modern developments of Belly dance fusion, JOanne offers a deep cultural and historical knowledge and brings a strong background in drama, music and movement to her classes and performances as belly dance continues to evolve.


Whether you are just starting your belly dance journey or are a seasoned professional looking for a challenge or to expand your dance horizons and attain grace and balance, belly dance will enrich your dance and your life! 

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Review received on 7/24/2023

Extremely Professional and Engaging

Traveled timely to our event and was in constant communication about timing and needs for her performance. Please hire Joanne you will not be disappointed.

Thanks from a grateful anniversary couple


    Reviewer: Gregory Gray

  • Event Date: July 22nd, 2023

  • Services Provided: Belly Dancer


About  JOanne

JOanne Camilleri's passion for dance has been a lifelong journey. She started as a child with ballet, jazz, tap, and various modern dance techniques at the Doreen Hayes School of Dance. Her foundational training at The George Randolph College for the Performing Arts, led to workshops at the National Ballet of Canada, studied ballet- Jazz and French as a second language at the University of Laval, Quebec City, Quebec and then to Contemporary Dance and Modern Jazz at Ryerson University, Toronto. 


  • Dec 05, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    The Redwood , 1300 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1Y7, Canada
    What are the basic and most important foundations of Belly Dance? The key to moving up the levels of this enchanting art form? How to understand the basic posturing language, technique, isolations and transition fluidity? What are Belly Dance props and how are they used to entrance and entertain.

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