Dancer and Student in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Leilani Bowry (Dancer/Performer)
Born in Toronto but raised in Cambridge ON, Leilani Bowry began her training in classical ballet with Michele Hopkins at Academy Ballet Classique at the age of 4. She began to study other styles such as lyrical, contemporary, modern and hip hop. For 7 years she has been performing with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, and for the past 4 years began to be a soloist as the Spanish dancer along with the dew drop fairy. She has taken numerous workshops with choreographers and company’s such as Frank Austyn (2010-2012), Peter Quanz (2010), Nick Tull (2010, 2014), Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre (2014).
She has recently graduated from Eastwood’s Integrated Arts Program (2015), and had many performance opportunities in and out of the school. When her school attended DanceFest in Niagara, her production and small group placed 1st overall with her choreography (2015). She successfully completed her classical ballet examinations highly recommended (2015). She is now attending George Brown College in the Commercial dance program (2015-2015).
With her outgoing personality, Leilani also enjoys learning other cultural dance styles such as West African/Afro- Caribbean (Ballet Creole) and Bollywood.