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TrudyLee Gayle  holds a BFA Honours degree in

Dance from York University in Toronto, completed an

Independent Study Program at The Ailey School in

New York, NY and is a certified barre fitness instructor.

She has had the privilege of studying with artists who have

been members of some of North America’s most influential

dance companies such as PHILADANCO!, Martha Graham

Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater,

American Ballroom Dance Theater, Toronto Dance Theatre

and The National Ballet of Canada.

TrudyLee works nationally in both recorded and live media. 

Some of her live performance works include stage

productions of MAMMA MIA!, Shrek The Musical, The

Wedding Singer, Hairspray, and The Adventures of a Black

Girl in Search of God, for which she is a Montreal English

Theatre Awards winner. Local productions include the ska

dance-theatre hit, Gimme One Riddim, Obeah Opera,

(2019 Luminato Festival) and Divine Interventions for

CORPUS Dance Projects, where she proudly pilots a quint

tandem bicycle whilst singing.

As a vocalist she has performed with Toronto-based reggae

band, Reggaddiction, and also recorded a reggae-dub version

of ‘Words’ on their Neil Young cover album. She also enjoys

lending her talents to tribute shows and sometimes performs

as 'Scary Spice' with Wannabe: A Spice Girls Tribute, and

also with the cast of Legends of Motown as Gladys Knight,

Mary Wells and the lead singer of the Marvelettes. 

She has choreographed for studios and schools within the

Greater Toronto Area, as well as city-wide events and

initiatives for the City of Toronto and beyond. Most recently she choreographed for an experimental short film for which

she also co-produced and co-artistic directed, which she hopes to release in summer 2022.