Trudy Lee 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.

 

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.

Trudy Lee 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 most

recent incarnation of Obeah Opera, mounted at the 2019

Luminato Festival and the ska dance-theatre hit, Gimme One

Riddim.

As a vocalist and writer 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 various tribute

shows both local and afar. Last November, she performed as

'Scary Spice' with Wannabe: A Spice Girls Tribute, on their

nearly sold out Canadian west coast tour.

 

For this fall as things have opened back up slightly, she has just completed a live outdoor performance workshop with

Corpus Dance Projects and also filmed a national TV spot. Next year she hopes to return to performing in theatre venues

with the cast of Legends of Motown and is looking forward to resuming tour dates across Canada for the spring.

Check the 'Performances & Events' tab for upcoming cities and dates. 

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