TrudyLee Gayle holds a BFA Honours degree in Dance from York University in Toronto and completed an Independent Study Program at The Ailey School in New York, NY.
She has choreographed for studios, schools and 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 fall 2022.
As a performer, TrudyLee has worked nationally in regional 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 and Obeah Opera, (2019 Luminato Festival). She is also a member of CORPUS Dance Projects, where she has been performing in Divine Interventions across Toronto and Stratford, ON since 2020.
She also performs and tours as a member of two tribute bands - Wannabe: A Spice Girls Tribute and Legends of Motown.