Makenna Martinez on Finding Vulnerability and Connection

17-year-old Makenna Martinez is a grade 11 dancer at Cawthra Park Secondary School. Having left the world of competitive dance two years ago to join CCDT's company, Maks shares the welcome challenges of being an ever-evolving performing artist and the joy of finding her dance family at CCDT. What influenced and/or inspired you to audition for the company? The rigidity of competition dance had become repetitive and uninspiring. After seeing CCDT's May show in my grade 9 year, I was introduced to a different world of dance and immediately knew it was were I needed to be. Is there a particular piece you are most excited to be a part of this season? I am most excited to be a part of Nicole Carua

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