TV dance show finalist opens own studio

Charlene Hart of Abbotsford was among the top-five girls in the hit program So You Think You Can Dance Canada?

Charlene Hart

Charlene Hart

Former So You Think You Can Dance Canada? (SYTYCDC) finalist Charlene Hart has opened her own dance studio.

Absolute Dance Academy is located at #201 2526 Yale Court and offers a free dance party on Saturday, July 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. and free dance summer camp classes for ages three to 12 from July 23-27.

On Saturday, July 28, the site celebrates National Dance Day by offering two free classes for participants to learn the actual SYTYCD hip-hop and zumba routines created by Dizzy Feet Foundation.

The hip-hop class runs from 2 to 3 p.m., and zumba is from 3 to 4 p.m.

Registration is required for all classes by calling 778-982-1579 or emailing For more information, visit

Hart competed against thousands in season three of the CTV program SYTYCDC, and made it to the final five girls.