Jade Whitney

Contemporary Teacher

Jade Whitney, Toronto-born artist, has been dancing both professionally and competitively from a young age. She has received extensive training at Vlad’s Dance Company in a variety of styles including contemporary, hip-hop, ballet, acro, tap, and more. She has worked with choreographers such as Christopher Scott, Will Loftis, Akira Uchida, Luther Brown, The Squared Division, Bobby Newberry, Teddy Forance, Peter Chu, Emma Portner and more. Jade is a graduate of Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, where she majored in dance and vocal music. 


Jade’s film/television credits include Disney's Zombies, Suicide SquadThe Next Step, Backstage, The StrainMake It PopAaliyah: Princess of R&B, YTV’s The Next Star and Warrior. She has also done motion-capture for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Jade has danced for artists such as Nick Jonas, FKA twigs, Deborah Cox, Blake McGrath, Lights, Aleesia and Shad. Jade has danced for corporations such as MAC Cosmetics, General Motors, TD Bank, Staples, Telus, the Lion’s Club International, Sony, and Lia Sophia. She has performed live at the World Pride 2014 Closing Ceremony, the One Year Launch of the 2015 Pan-Am Games, the Canadian National Exhibition and more. She has danced in Toronto-based companies such as Transcendance, Bridge To Artists, and The Girls Club. In 2013, Jade co-directed and choreographed a contemporary dance show entitled Fill Up & Get Out with Emma Portner.