Jaimie Kopeck

Director

Jaimie Kopeck

Before taking over Martin School of Dance & Baton Twirling, Jaimie was a sought after performer, choreographer and educator who has worked with countless industry professionals and taught across Western Canada, including Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver and CDTA Dance Jam (2016). Her credits include Good Morning America (ABC Studios), Package Deal (City TV/Thunderbird Films), “Cycles” with XY Dance Project (Nijawwon Matthews), Bray Entertainment Holiday (AC Cuilla), Candela Fridays NYC (Ashlè Dawson), Toronto Short Film Festival Selection “The Waltz” (Julie Tomaino), Legally Blonde: The Musical (Theatre Under the Stars), Oklahoma! The Musical (Royal City Musical Theatre), her own full-length production titled “The Happiest Christmas”, and most recently A&W’s new commercial!

Jaimie has studied at Vancouver’s Harbour Dance Centre and New York’s world-renowned Broadway Dance Center (recipient of the ISVP Outstanding Student Award), and was a member of Nijawwon Matthew’s contemporary company XY Dance Project, which has performed in the Brooklyn Ballet Theatre consecutively in New York City. She has cultivated countless workshops for emerging dancers, as well as created the dance film “5AM”, which debuted at New Blue Dance Festival in Toronto (2017). She has coached the University of Regina Dance Team, which many of the current MSD Faculty have danced on!

Jaimie was incredibly honored to become the new Director of Martin School of Dance & Baton Twirling in 2020.