Rosie Halpin is attending her third year at York University in Toronto for a dual degree - BFA in Dance Choreography Stream and BSc in Physics. She is based out of Halifax and Toronto and has focused her training primarily on Contemporary and Modern movement. Rosie was a competitive dancer for 7 years and has completed all of her CDTA dance examinations. She is trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Acro, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Musical Theatre. Rosie has performed with Nostos Dance Collective, was an invited guest dance performer for The Thunderbirds Lacrosse Team, and performed with Dance Innovations at York.
She won a Young Choreographer's Award in 2020 from Impact Dance Adjudicators for her Solo work "Soft Music". In 2021, Rosie was accepted into the Nostos Residency Program, and in 2022 she became an Acrobatic Arts Module 1 Certified Teacher. Rosie loves being in the studio with our IDA dancers, to reach goals and foster their love of dance.
Rosie is exciting to be running our summer day camps this year. She has worked as a day camp leader and child care provider for HRM run summer day camps since 2018. Rosie is wonderful with children of all ages and is excited to spend the summer with some new faces!