who we are


Michelle DeBrouwer

Michelle De Brouwer was first introduced to formal dance training at the town hall of the farming community Ridgetown Ontario. Since jumping into that ballet class Michelle has not stopped dancing.  She became a member of the Windsor City Ballet Company and joined the company on their tour of Italy and Japan.  She graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours Degree in Dance and received an Acheivement Award from the board of governors.  Michelle then cut off her bun and moved to Toronto to continue her dance training at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre.

Michelle has had the pleasure of working with choreographers Susan Cash, Pamela Grundy, David Earle, Denise Duric, Janet Johnson, Shannon Cooney, Julia Aplin, Learie McNicols, Michael Sean Marye and Serge Bennethan.

Michelle continues to train and study through workshops taught by master teachers in Pre School dance to body conditioning.  Paula Morgan, Irene Dowd, Diane Miller, Marcia Dale Weary and Bonnie Papadopoulos to name a few.

Michelle is a certified teacher with a teaching diploma from the Royal Academy of Dance. She is also a pilates instructor and for the past 8 years she has taught workshops for the National Ballet of Canada’s outreach program.  Michelle was on faculty at George Brown College Dance Department from 1998-2004.

Company Blonde was the brainchild of Michelle and since its inception in 1999 she has acted as choreographer, dancer and producer.

Michelle is a enthusiastic dance educator and dancer, she has taught in various Schools as well as running her own dance school – Swansea School of Dance – in the west end of Toronto.


Monica Dottor

Monica is an Actor, Dancer and Choreographer and is a co-founding member/co-artistic director of Company Blonde. Selected Dance: Dusk Dances (CORPUS/Julia Aplin), Ruby Bastard (Company Blonde) STRUM (Company Blonde/Bravo!) The Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, The Canada Dance Festival. Selected theatre: The Overcoat (CanStage/ US tour), Hedda Gabler (Saidye Bronfmann Centre), Chekhov’s Shorts and Chekhov’s Heartache (Theatre Smith-Gilmour Canadian/Asian/Russian tours), A Fibber’s Fable (Theatre Gargantua), The Paris of America (Centaur Theatre) Selected Choreography: The Russian Play (Magnetic North), The Review (SummerWorks), George Brown Dance, Swimming in the Shallows (Buddies in Bad Times/Theatrefront) Cannibal: The Musical (Toolkit Productions), The Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, The Canada Dance Festival. Monica is faculty member of George Brown Dance.


Sunny Horvath

Sunny started choreographing comedies with partner Stephanie Thompson in 1996 and four years later co-founded Company Blonde Dance Projects. Through the company she has worked with many amazing choreographers, directors, dancers, musicians and actors. After years of dancing independently and with Toronto Dance Theatre as an apprentice upon graduating Sunny found her true calling as a choreographer, dancer and co-artistic director of Company Blonde. It is an honor and a pleasure to work with these women.

Sunny lives in Toronto with her husband and three small children.


Jennifer Helland

Jennifer is a dancer, yogi and holistic nutritionist.  She is lucky to make a living and travel the world combining three things she loves so dearly.  Oh there is another thing she loves, she loves being a….

B – babes…that’s what the Blondes are

L – laughter…that’s what we do all rehearsal long

O – oh…did I tell you how much love each Company Blonde already?

N – Never, ever a dull moment with them

D – Dames….true dames…that’s what they are

E – Electric.  Enough Said.


Sabrina Pringle – Producer/Choreographer/Dancer

A dynamic and elegant performer, Sabrina Pringle has been mastering her craft since childhood. As a collective member of Femmes du Feu she has choreographed and performed in many venues across Toronto over the last four years. Sabrina is currently being seen in film festivals across Canada and on the Olympic website as a solo aerialist/dancer in Elif Isikozlu’s film “Let Go”. Beginning in 2002 she toured several different productions extensively in the United Stated and Europe as choreographer and performer with the Caravan Stage Barge. She was also co-founder, performer and choreographer with the dance company D.I.X from 1999-2001; producing two full-length shows in Toronto and touring to Portugal. As an aerialist, dancer, fire and stunt performer she has also worked with companies such as Circus Orange, Zero Gravity Circus, A2D2, DNA Theatre, and Company Blonde.

Sabrina began as a ballet, jazz and modern dancer and went on to graduate from The School of Toronto Dance Theatre in 1999. Seven years ago, she focused on training in the circus arts with many different coaches throughout North America and completed the International Stunt School by the United Stuntmen’s Association in Seattle. Her aerial training includes silks, single and double pick harness, bungee, trapeze, dance trapeze, hoop and invented apparatuses. Sabrina is High Angle Rescue and Fall Arrest certified with experience rigging in theatres, conference halls, tall ships, high buildings (Toronto’s City Hall) and steep rock faces. Sabrina also performs with fire, spinning, manipulating, and even eating it, using a vast array of props and techniques.  She can also do a full body fire burn, and is a licensed pyrotechnician. In 2005 Sabrina began running her own aerial silks school and now proudly has many students performing as professionals in the community.


Nicole Rush

Nicole Rush has been a member of Company Blonde since 2005.  She has also danced with Forcier Stage Works, Meghan McNeil, Kaeja d’Dance and Parahumans Dance Theatre.  Currently, Nicole is pursuing a degree in Naturopathic Medicine


Christy Stoeten

The lure of glittery costumes began Christy Stoeten dancing at the age of three in Peterborough, Ontario.  This start has taken her to numerous performances and competitions in cities throughout North America.  Professional work has included independent performances, as well as works by choreographers and companies including Company Blonde, Jennifer Dallas, Meryem Alaoui and Jannine Saarinen.  Stoeten has presented her own choreography with Peterborough New Dance, in Peterborough, Ontario and while acting as Creative Director for the Only Human Dance Collective in Toronto, during their 2004-2005 season.  She began to teach children and her peers at an early age, and her love for this continues to grow and to challenge her on a daily basis.  She is currently a faculty member at the Swansea School of Dance.

Christy lives in Toronto and is a recent graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, in the Professional Training Program.  During her studies at the School, she had the pleasure of working with such acclaimed choreographers as Allison Cummings, D.A. Hoskins, Sasha Ivanochko, James Kudelka, Sharon Moore, and William Yong.


Holly Treddenick

Holly Treddenick has engaged audiences with her powerful performances across Canada and the United States since a young teenager.  Holly is a graduate from the professional training program at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre in Toronto Canada.  She has also studied fire performance, Pochinko clown with Sue Morrison, aerial silks, harness, bungee, static and dance trapeze.  Holly has been professionally presenting her work since 1996.
Holly has worked with various companies such as Company Blond, Sarah Anne Johnson, Free Flow Dance, Ballet Creole, Tweenies, Sally Morgan Dance Projects, Barbara Lindenberg, Tanglewood Family Entertainment, Dusk Dances, FFIDA, Goodness Gracious, Zero Gravity Circus and Circus Orange as dancer, circus artist and administrator.  Holly toured with the Fringe Festivals from 1999 to 2001, 2009, and is currently producing The Plank for the 2010 London, Toronto and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals.

In 1999 Holly co-founded Tweenies Dance Company with Sally Morgan.  Through Tweenies, Holly co-produced a two-year series of Open Stage productions, a Gala event, and Plan B, a full-length dance show that toured six cities through eastern Canada.  Tweenies ran The Launch Pad, an interdisciplinary performance and rehearsal studio. In 2003 Holly co-founded Femmes du Feu as an opportunity to combine her collection of performance skills.  Femmes du Feu have been presenting their work at several corporate events, fundraisers, weddings, for Circus Orange, Zero Gravity, contemporary dance shows such as At The Wrecking Ball, and the Fringe Theatre Festivals.
Holly is also a graduate from The Canadian College of Osteopathy (2008).