Dancer, Choreographer, Actor

About

Amberley Waddell has performed on stage, in film and on television. She brings a wealth of talent and personality to any stage, set, workshop auditorium or dance studio.

She recently completed a 2 year contract as a dancer on stage in Bette Midler’s highly acclaimed ‘The Showgirl Must Go On’ live show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. This show is now being played on HBO. She is also the Dance Director and Choreographer for the NBA Toronto Raptors Dance Pak – one of the NBA’s leading dance teams. With Bette Midler, she also served as a dance captain, assistant choreographer and worked one-on-one with Bette Midler and the Harlettes on their choreography. Her talent is in high demand as a dancer, choreographer and teacher.

Recently, Amberley performed with Beyonce at the Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, in a special performance for US President Barack Obama and in the lead dance role and assitstant choreographer at both the 2009 and 2010 TVLand Awards. Over the past few years, Amberley has appeared on The View, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, and in Kathy Griffin’s ‘My Life on the D-List and was featured on ET Canada. She also appeared on MAD TV, in the movie ‘The House Bunny’, and performed with Gladys Knight and Wayne Brady at the Hollywood Bowl, and for Disney at the famed El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood CA. She also performed in Macy’s Passport 2007 (25th Anniversary Show) in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She is also a member of the Rouge Cabaret which performs in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Amberley has taught at numerous studios and workshops and is the choreographer and dance director for the NBA Toronto Raptors Dance Pak. She is also the choreographer for the Toronto Marlies dance team. For Showstopper dance conventions she has taught lyrical and technique classes in the USA and has adjudicated at Regional and National Finals. She has taught master classes in hip hop, jazz funk, cabaret, classical jazz, contemporary and technique all over North America.

For three years she was part of the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak, where she was a senior dancer and choreographed for the dance team as well as serving as a contest and promotional host for the organization. She appeared in the TV series Dance Pak Flex on Raptors TV and was the Face of the Raptors appearing in their newspaper and TV advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns and materials.

Known for having her own distinctive style, she has worked with many industry icons, including Brian Friedman (Choreographer for Beyonce, Prince, Britney Spears, Mya, X Factor and more), and is the assistant choreographer to the legendary Toni Basil (over 245,000 references on Google; Choreographer for Bette Midler, Tina Turner, etc.).

Dance has taken her around the world, from the Persian Gulf and Japan to perform in Canadian and US Forces Show Tours to Hawaii, Trinidad, New York and Florida for Tribute Talent, performing as a dancer and back-up vocalist. Other credits include work for Coca-Cola Productions, in Microsoft, Mary Kay, Hyundai, L’Oréal, Compaq, Skills Canada, Disney, the Government of Ontario and Ontario Tourism (TV commercials and print ads).

Her dance achievements are many. In 2003, Amberley was crowned Miss Dance of Canada from Dance Masters of America and is still the only person to have won both the Top Jr. Soloist and Top Sr. Soloist at the Showstopper American Dance Championships. Other awards include Miss Starpower from Starpower National Talent Competition, Dancer of the Year from American Dance Awards, Sr. Outstanding Dancer from New York City Dance Alliance.

Amberley is an accomplished, highly-acclaimed dancer, grounded with sound world-class training, technique, and ability, ranging from Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, and Contemporary to Ballet. She has trained in classical ballet at Goh Ballet Vancouver, National Ballet School (Canada), and Quinte Ballet School and is a member of the Royal Academy of Dance.

Amberley is under contract with Clear Talent Group agency in LA, one of the leading agencies in California.

Agent Representation

Clear Talent Group

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