Liz Tookey

COREDANCE COMPETITION CLASSICAL ADJUDICATOR – 2011

Elizabeth’s professional career has allowed her to travel all over the world for the past 10 years. She began with Princess Cruises where she performed roles as Judy Garland and Cyd Charisse on the Sea Princess. She then traveled to Tokyo Japan where she was part of a featured pas de deux couple in “Encore!” at Tokyo Disney Sea. Elizabeth was then hired by Big Fish Management to perform alongside Lisa Brokop for the Canadian troops in both Israel and Egypt.

Wanting to settle down Elizabeth moved to Vancouver, B.C where she began as Co-Director and Choreographer for the Source Dance Company. Finding her love for choreography Elizabeth set many pieces all around Vancouver and the lower main land. She was hired as part of the creative team for the film “Reefer Madness” in the early stages where she helped create dance sequences for the film.

Elizabeth also travels around Canada adjudicating in many competitions including Dance Power finals in Kelowna, B.C. She has also worked in Stratford and Edmonton where she lends her expertise in lyrical, jazz, ballet, tap, musical theatre and contemporary.

Most recently Elizabeth returned from Toronto where she just completed performing as Ensemble Dancer and 1st “Baby” understudy in Dirty Dancing at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. After an 18 month run Elizabeth went on to play the role of “Baby” 52 times.

Most recently Elizabeth can be seen in the CW production of Hellcats being filmed in Vancouver, BC.