Miss Wendy Nelson | Director/Teacher

I grew up dancing in Calgary and found my love for teaching at an early age. After opening DSI in 1994, I have been so privileged to teach so many wonderful individuals. I have seen students grow from Preschool to the highest levels of dance, graduate High School, University, get married and now have their own kids as students at DSI!

Over the years I have travelled with students to Chicago, New York, Boston, Orlando, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Disneyland. I am so proud of former students who’ve continued their love of dance.  Their accomplishments include: choreographing and directing Madonna’s world tours, working on numerous T.V., film and stage projects, acceptance into Juilliard, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and dance contracts on Cruise Lines.

I am equally proud of my former students who have turned into exceptional DSI staff members and choreographers, now sharing their own passion for dance with our DSI students.

Owning DSI for the last 25 years has given me this incredible opportunity to watch so many great dancers grow up to become successful young adults. As I proudly look back at our incredible Alumni, I am still so excited to walk into the studio each year, to teach our next generation of DSI students.  Welcome to year 26!