Aimee Payne || JAZZ
Aimee Payne is a professional dancer born just outside of Toronto and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She has trained and made her mark in many genres of dance. Her talent has taken her across Canada, the United States and Europe as a professional dancer and choreographer. Aimee has carved out a dynamic career that has her in demand in the entertainment industry performing in various professional shows and teaching workshops. She has assisted many of the industry’s best such as Brian Friedman, NAPPYTABS, Blake McGrath, Dave Scott, Gil Duldulao, Cris Judd, Jillian Meyers, Dana Wilson, Kelly Konno, Megan Lawson and Tessandra Chavez.
Aimee performed “Rhythm Nation” with the iconic Janet Jackson for the kick-off off her “Unbreakable World Tour”. She has performed with artists such as Nickelback, One More Girl, Johnny Reid, Sharaya J, Bif Naked, FeFe Dobson, Destineak, Big Time Rush, Dallas Smith, and Madeline Merlo. Some of her film and TV credits include XFactor UK, Canada’s Got Talent, Winter Olympics Opening Gala, Paralympics Opening Ceremonies,”Bravetown” featuring Josh Duhamel and Laura Dern, Canada’s National Football League’s Grey Cup championship game half time show performances, and most recently worked with choreographers Mandy Moore and Jillian Meyers on an upcoming TV series.
Her versatility and strong talent was recognized when she was awarded Canadian National Tap Champion, as well as the Provincial Champion for the Performing Arts of British Columbia. She has been awarded numerous awards and scholarships throughout Canada and the United States including The Pulse On Tour Protege, NYC Broadway Dance Centre International Student Scholarship, Monsters of Hip Hop, JUMP V.I.P, Dance Educators of America Final Grand Champion, and Triple Threat “Definite Threat”.
Aimee’s passion and positive energy has always been a driving force in her career and contributed to her success. She is a true artist. She remains focused on her dream and continues to push towards new heights in a dynamic career within the industry.