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MING-BO LAM is known, first and foremost, for her love of dance and ability to share that passion with all whom she encounters. Her choreography is rooted in her classical foundations, infused with urban and commercial influences, and guided by strong internal dialogue and emotional undertones. Lam graduated with an Honours BFA in Theatre Performance Dance, from Ryerson University, as Valedictorian. Since graduating, she has crossed the line between classical dance genres and the commercial industry, choreographing for theatre productions (SeXT: Sex Education by Theatre; Mixie and the Halfbreeds, produced by fu-GEN Theatre Company) and independent dance projects and commissions (Soulpepper Theatre's Shen Development Series; The Garage TO; Dancestreams Youth Dance Company; Dark Dance Company). 

 

Select performance credits include the Much Music Video Awards, the Toronto Raptors’ Dance Pak, and the NBA All Star Weekend 2016. Lam has extensive experience working with dance film. Her work has been featured by Canada's dance magazine, The Dance Current, and her film If You Leave was accepted to both the Toronto International Short Film Festival and the Utah Dance Film Festival. In addition to being on faculty at Toronto's Underground Dance Centre, Lam teaches for Dancing with Parkinson's Canada and is certified by Dance for PD. Currently, Lam works as a freelance dancer, choreographer, adjudicator, and educator. You can learn more about her work at www.mingbolam.com

A creative powerhouse, who splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles; Alexandra is a producer, choreographer and performer.  

An industry elite, she began her career performing on tours in Europe, Asia and North America.  Alexandra has performed with today’s most iconic artists; Lady Gaga, Nick Jonas and Psy (to name a few.)

 

Alexandra has had the opportunity to choreograph on world renowned artists in the musical productions of RENT and AMERICAN IDIOT, as well as famed circus performers in a sold out original show entitled, The Girlie Show, which had it’s premiere in the USA in 2019.  In Toronto, Alexandra was Lead Dancer, Dance Captain and Assistant Choreographer in Mixie and the Halfbreeds; an intriguing play about cultural identity and growing up mixed race in Canada. This fuGen Theatre production mirrored how Alexandra grew up, being a ‘Mixie’ herself, in Canada.

 

After setting her sights on the film and television industry, Alexandra continues to accumulate impressive credits through dance:  Hairspray (the movie), The Next Step, Make it Pop, The Next Star, Full Out (the movie), Skins, American Gods and I, Martin Short, Goes Home.  Her first booking in Los Angeles was dancing for Disney Zombies star, Meg Donnelly.  She is excited to return as Associate Choreographer for Sherman’s Showcase, a comedy series in Los Angeles, with Season 2 just around the corner.

 

Alexandra has choreographed many music videos for Canadian superstars, dance styles ranging from Hip Hop to Contemporary, Commercial Heels to partnering styles like Hustle and Salsa. A few of the artists include; Ruth B. (Lost Boy), Dragonette, Courage My Love and Josh Bogert. Before relocating to LA, she taught a Salsa technique class at the Underground Dance Center.

 

She believes proper dance education is essential for a performer’s career.  Alexandra has her R.A.D. Elementary Ballet Exam Certification, and continues her dance and gymnastics training well into her professional career.  

 

 Alexandra is an inspiring presence within the industry and her community. For the past ten years, she has continued to choreograph, instruct and adjudicate all over Canada, and most recently, the USA. She would like to extend a THANK YOU to all those that continue to support the arts, diversity and equality.

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