18.4 C
Calgary, CA
June 17, 2019

18 Questions with The Next Step’s Bree Wasylenko

  Bree Wasylenko has done her hometown proud. The born-and-raised Calgarian has danced her way through music videos, including ones for Carly Rae Jepsen and The Backstreet Boys, TV shows, like the CW’s Nikita and CTV’s Bomb Girls, and she made the top 20 for season three of So You…

 

Bree Wasylenko has done her hometown proud. The born-and-raised Calgarian has danced her way through music videos, including ones for Carly Rae Jepsen and The Backstreet Boys, TV shows, like the CW’s Nikita and CTV’s Bomb Girls, and she made the top 20 for season three of So You Think You Can Dance Canada. But this choreographer and dancer can also act. On March 7, she reprises her role as Miss Kate the owner of a dance studio that features an elite group of young dancers, on season two of the Family Channel’s The Next Step.

We asked the mutli-talented performer to fill in the blanks in Avenue‘s Calgary Questionnaire.

I grew up in…

Willow Park

My childhood ambition was…

to be a ballerina or veterinarian.

My first job was…

bussing tables at Newport Grill at the Inn on the Lake.

My current job is…

actor/choreographer/dancer

I would describe my character on The Next Step as…

motherly – stern at times, but always wanting the best for her kids (the dancers). And often kept in the dark about what’s going on under her own roof!

You might have also seen me in…

So You Think You Can Dance Canada (Season 3).

My favourite tunes to dance to are…

indie electronica; anything with a good beat and soulful lyrics. And of course you can never go wrong with “Conga” by Gloria Estefan.

My signature dance move is…

a solid deep lunge!

I like to vacation…

in hot climates filled with history and great food.

My culinary speciality is…

enjoying food other people cook for me.

The last three things I purchased were…

a Daniel Wellington watch, an Ikea PAX wardrobe, and an AeroPress coffee maker.

Netflix thinks I am…

addicted to political dramas.

My guilty pleasure is…

chocolate.

The most important piece of advice I’ve ever received was…

always do your best. Never settle for less than what you’re capable of.

I’d love to meet…

Angelina Jolie.

At least once in their life, every person should try…

yoga.

My fondest Calgary memory is…

going on long weekend bike rides through the city with my family.

No Calgary day is complete without…

a few minutes outside enjoying the deliciously fresh air.

Related posts

Looking Toward the Future of Stampede

Alana Willerton

The Story Behind Elbow River Camp

Stephanie Joe

Work of Art: Boer War Memorial by Louis-Philippe H├ębert

Alana Willerton

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Privacy Policy

Privacy & Cookies Policy