Rosemarie is a Toronto-based dance artist, teacher and award-winning Choreographer. Having been taught by leading industry educators and professionals across Canada, the United Kingdom and Europe, Rosemarie holds a Post Graduate Diploma from The London Contemporary Dance School in London, England and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ryerson University. She will have completed the requirements for her Masters Degree from The London Contemporary Dance School, by December 2016. As a dancer, Rosemarie has worked for local and international choreographers such as Debra Brown (Cirque Du Soleil), Patti Wilcox, David Earle, Alexander Whitley (GB), Allen Kaeja, Emmanuelle LePhan, Jorge Crecis (ES), William Yong, Valerie Calam, Philippe Blanchard (FR), Tom Roden (GB) and Joseph Toonga (GB). As a performer, she has worked for and alongside local companies such as: Alias Dance Project, Cadence Ballet, Lady Luck Productions, The Dance Migration, A2D2 - Aerial Dance Cirque Company and international companies: SEAD – Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (AT), Le Marchepied (CH), Jasmin Vardimon 2nd Company (GB), Regionteatre Väst (SE), Company Chameleon (GB) and 2 Faced Dance Company (GB). Throughout her career Rosemarie has toured across Europe and the United Kingdom as a dancer, teacher and choreographer. She can be seen in numerous television commercials, touring shows, industrials, independent feature films, music videos, live theatre and performed alongside Madonna in 2014.
Ms. Stea is currently Artistic Manager at The Maple Academy of Dance, where her high acclaim awards her numerous Overall High scoring routines, Teacher Recognition, Choreography and Top Teacher awards year after year. Her involvement in education also includes teaching for educational institutes, private dance studios and pre-professional programs across Canada including the Peel and York District School boards, Ryerson University, The School of Cadence Ballet, the Toronto Dance Teacher Expo and Dance Attack Workshops. As a freelance artist, she has choreographed for musical ensembles, independent dance films, professional photo shoots and is a highly sought after Adjudicator for various regional and National dance competitions throughout Ontario.
Key memberships: Dance Masters of America (DMA), Dance Ontario, Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.