The Richmond Academy of Dance - Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence

A headshot of Kamilah Sturton.

Kamilah Sturton

Kamilah Marie Sturton is a graduate of the Richmond Academy of Dance where she trained for 15 years, studying multiple dance genres, acting & voice. Along with prestigious awards, scholarships & Senior Ballet Provincial title, Kamilah trained at Le Jeune Ballet du Quebec, L’ecole Superieure, Alberta Ballet School & OSDI.

As a professional she toured with Ballet Kelowna, White Birch Ballet & throughout Thailand with MOVE: The Company. Kamilah has worked commercially on the sets of Nike, Arrow, Secret circle, Bates Motel, Supernatural & with Michael Buble.

Kamilah has taught throughout BC, and judged/choreographed in Brazil alongside Vladimir Klos of Stuggart Ballet, Gisele Santoro of Brazil & Karah Abiog of Alonzo King Ballet.

She has performed both traditional ballets & new works under renowned mentors such as Josh Beamish, Simone Orlando, Gioconda Barbuto, Karin Averty, Veronica Tennant, Brian MacDonald, David LaHay, Ana-Maria Campos, Susan Toumine, Mercedes Bernardez, Diane Van Schoor, Edmund Stripe, Anna Marie Holmes, Erik Campos, Edgar Zendejas, Samuel Abramian, Anne Dryburgh & Christophe Maraval to name a few.

Kamilah believes dancing goes far beyond simply technique, thus challenging both artists and athletes to train their body and mind, with a fresh and healthy approach.