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The Dancers’ Choice was formed to promote healthy not-for-profit competition in the arts. It consists of a small group of individuals who are not associated with dance studio’s, choirs or glee clubs but have acquired years of experience in live theatre, professional show and events, judging, choreography, vocal arrangements and the arts teaching field. The experience that makes up the board include all areas of the performing arts.

Of note, this includes choreography experience on Broadway and UK’s West End. Years of commercial experience in theatre and television. Musical direction, stage direction and choreography in live theatre. Judging experience across North America. Guest teacher for Universities and Colleges. Worked with some of Canada’s top artists including Karen Cain. All together over a hundred years of experience in theatre and all aspects of the performing arts.

Trudy Moffatt, Producer

Trudy is an accomplished theatre and events producer/director choreographer. She has worked on Broadway and in the UK’s West End. Her work in the arts has spanned over thirty years and some of the Celebrities that have performed under Trudy’s direction include, Karen Kain, Frank Augustyn, Veronica Tennant, Lionel Blair, Ronnie Corbett, Wayne Sleep, Lorna Luft, Louise Pitre, Rex Harrington and many more. Trudy runs a success theatre company, Diversified Theatre that produces seasonal musicals for over five thousand students in Ontario. She also owns Diversified Productions which is a thirty year old corporate events production company that produces many large corporate events every year. Trudy is thrilled to partner with Peter DaCosta on Canada Show Choir Competition which she feels is a great way to promote and get young adults interested in theatre arts.

da Costa Talent Management

da Costa Talent Management is a leading talent agency with a reach beyond borders. With offices in Toronto and Vancouver, and a network of contacts in Los Angeles and New York, da Costa Talent Management enjoys a boundless presence that benefits its eclectic roster of award-winning talent—actors, singers, dancers, choreographers in all styles of dance, voiceover and movement- based artists who work across every genre and platform.

Clients enjoy a one-on-one mentoring relationship with an aim to envisioning, meeting, expanding and even exceeding their career goals. This approach has reaped the rewards of long-term client loyalty, some dating back to the agency’s inception in 1998.

The agency is proud of its long history of guiding the careers of a selective roster of emerging and established performers. da Costa clients share some common traits: courage to embrace opportunity, aptitude to explore untapped potential, and passion for lifelong learning. Under the guidance of the da Costa team, clients have secured roles in productions in all of the major theatres across Canada, as well as Broadway, U.S. National Tours and London’s West End; national and international on-air commercials; and film and television credits range from independent films to episodic television and notable feature films.

Peter da Costa, Executive Producer

As founder and agency director of da Costa Talent Management, Peter da Costa leverages his entrepreneurial expertise and business management acumen to build the careers of da Costa clients. Under his leadership, da Costa Talent Management has grown from the country’s first agency to represent dancers for all areas of the entertainment industry to an industry-leading agency with a roster encompassing some of Canada’s leading talents who work across disciplines and platforms.

Peter is the co-founder of Show Choir Canada and Podium Concert Productions, and a Canadian Screen Award Winner as creator and co-producer of the TVO documentary Unsung: Behind the Glee. He also sits on the advisory boards for The Underground Dance Centre and Randolph College for the Performing Arts.


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To play a vital role in the development and support of show choirs in Canada by creating opportunities, including live competition-format presentations, that inspire youth participants to not only work together through song and dance to achieve a common goal of excellence but also grow and develop as individuals while sharing in the creative process.