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Shawn Byfield

Kaeja Projects: Xtraordinary TO Dances: Moments in Reel Time (2017) Xtraordinary TO Dances: Solo Dance Xchange (2018)

Shawn Byfield is a DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARD™ winning choreog­rapher, GEMINI AWARD™ nominee, a two-time BLACK CANADIANS AWARD™ nominee, and a leading force in Canadian tap dance and entertainment. He's a veteran TV & film performer, renowned dance instruc­tor, and creator of Canada's #1 dance studio for adults BYFIELD DANCE EXPERIENCE. "If your idea of tap dancing comes from old black-and-white Fred Astaire movies, you obviously haven't seen Shawn Byfield. The local tap sensation's fancy footwork moves to an R&B/soul groove, and his influences come from the contemporary street, not the urbane nightclub." - Glenn Sumi, NOW MAGAZINE