Judy McDonald is an accomplished dance instructor, judge and award-winning choreographer who has, for the past 33 years, instructed all ages in jazz, tap and line dance. Judy has choreographed many line dances that are currently being taught and danced worldwide.
These include both country and non-country favourites such as After Midnight, The Trail, Party Up, Sweet Memories, Cool Whip, When I Leave, Dipstick, So Long, 649, Here For a Good Time, GPS, Don’t Stop and her latest dance Miss That. Many of Judy’s dances have been used as competition dances on several line dance competition circuits.
As a diverse instructor, Judy offers full day workshops as well as sessions on creative teaching techniques, insights into choreography and dance technique. Her ability to create a positive learning environment through her easy going manner encourages participants to feel comfortable and enjoy the experience of learning to dance.
Judy is a member of the National Teachers Association (NTA®) and is also a Certified Judge and Director with the United Country Western Dance Council (UCWDC©). As a result, Judy is in great demand and has taught and judged throughout Canada, the United States, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, France, Norway, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, England, Scotland, Ireland, Malaysia and Japan. She currently hosts a UCWDC Worlds qualifying event in Canada in March. Visit www.judymcdonald.ca for more information.
Judy has been recognized and has won numerous awards for her talents as both an exceptional instructor and choreographer. Her internationally acclaimed dance, After Midnight, garnered many awards, including being nominated as Dance of the Year in Great Britain in 1999, and was a competition dance for Worlds 2001 with the UCWDC. Sweet Memories was a competition dance for Worlds 2004, When I Leave for Worlds 2006, Back in Town for Worlds 2008, Hound Dog and 8&1 for Worlds 2009 and So Long for Worlds 2011. Both Cool Whip and Dipstick have been big hits on dance floors worldwide and continue to be favourites with the dancers.
For further information about Judy, or to book her for an event, visit www.judymcdonald.ca or contact Judy at 416-220-5688, or email email@example.com