Education Team

  • Mark Rehder

    Most of the time you’ll find Mark hunched over his drums and various devices creating music for the Propeller dancers, and he also does tech work (sound, lights, music) for the school workshops and performances. Outside of Propeller, he is involved in various musical endeavours such as the Ottawa Jazz Orchestra, the orchestra for Orpheusread more

    Composer, Musician

  • Randy Schmucker

    Randy took an interest in the arts in Grade 9, joining theatre and dance classes both in and outside of school. He pursued his special interest in contemporary, jazz and hip-hop dance, later assisting and teaching both curricular and extracurricular dance troupes and at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School. He graduated in 2015 with aread more

    Dance partner specialist

  • Emily St-Aubin

    Emily‚Äôs creative pursuits began in dance classes as a child and she couldn’t be more excited to be working with Propeller’s children’s program. A multi-disciplinary artist-educator, Emily has worked in a variety of arts and community based settings including: recreational dance classes, Planned Parenthood Ottawa’s Insight Theatre, summer camp and outdoor education programs, GeriActors andread more

    dance partner specialist, teacher

  • Kira Zanyk Davey

    Kira joined Propeller Dance in September 2014 as a Dance Partner Specialist in the Wednesday Adult Class and the Sunday Youth Class. After training in the Professional Ballet Programme at the School of Dance and completing a Summer Intensive Program in contemporary dance at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Kira has enjoyed the opportunity toread more

    teacher, dance partner specialist