About KICKS Dance Studio, Mount Albert Ltd.

Dance Director, Mrs Courtney Drake, brings years of professional experience to KICKS Dance Studio, Mount Albert, and is dedicated to providing the highest quality training in all forms of dance! Courtney is a fully qualified dance instructor with the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, and has successfully operated KICKS Dance Studio in Markham for over 17 years. KICKS continues to be voted the “Top Choice” & “Consumers Choice” Dance Studio year after year and has earned a solid reputation for providing high-quality dance education in a nurturing and positive environment.

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KICKS students have been awarded and featured for their many accomplishments in dance. They have competed on Team Canada, earning gold and silver medals at the World Championships. They have also performed with artists such as Justin Bieber, danced on the Olympic Torch Performance Team, and have appeared in various films, tv shows, Broadway shows, and commercials. KICKS is also the home studio of the Toronto Raptors Lil Ballas Dance Team, who perform centre court for 20,000 fans at the Air Canada Centre!

KICKS plays an important part in the community by supporting and performing at many fundraising events. Several students are also recipients of the Sport & Recreation Wall of Fame for their years of success in dance.

Mrs. Drake thoroughly enjoys teaching students of all ages and prides herself in giving each dancer the encouragement and training they need to reach their highest individual potential. Some of Courtney’s professional hi-lights include: Director/Choreographer Toronto Raptors Dance Pak & Lil Ballas Dance Team, Choreographer Olympic Torch Performance Team, Choreographer CBC’s Judy & David’s JiggiJump, & Team Canada to name a few.

KICKS Dance Studio had an incredible first and second year in Mount Albert and we are very grateful for all of the positive feedback and support from the community! We are looking forward to another exciting year in Mount Albert!

 KICKS Dance Studio has been instrumental in solidifying the passion for dance in our children! The high level of expectation is met with a very positive approach to instill a balanced environment for our children as they build strength and skill. It is no wonder that KICKS continues to be awarded “The TOP Choice” award!

 – The Guido Family