The Spectrum City Dance Studio facility was built by Ella's husband Francois of New Pacifica Contracting in 1998. It is the only custom-built studio in the Northwest. The dance surfaces are all low impact floating floors that cushion the joints- ideal for longevity in dance. High ceilings & natural lighting make our building a unique & beautiful place to engage in our artforms.

Meet Our


Ella Ferland
C.D.T.A., A.D.A.P.T., RYS 500
Ella is the founder and Artistic Direction of Spectrum City Dance. Her greatest joy comes from seeing students achieve their personal best. She is committed to providing a safe and inspiring environment where all students can explore dance, movement and their own creativity. Ella teaches Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre & Yoga. She is ADAPT and CDTA certified.

Alison Sherman
A.D.A.P.T., C.D.T.A., R.A.D.RTS,Acrobatique Certified
Alison's warm personality coupled with her attention to technique and detail ensure steady improvement for all her students. Alison teaches Ballet, Acrobatics and Jazz.

Amanda Graham
Amanda's enthusiasm and passion for strong and clean technique, as well as her flair for age and level appropriate choreography will inspire students and their parents. Miss Amanda teaches Ballet and Hip Hop. Miss Amanda has taught both in the lower main land and Prince Rupert for over a decade.

Jessica Bruce
SCD graduate, Jessica is well trained in Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Modern & Ballet. Jessica is under the excellent mentorship- of tap teachers extrodinaires Carol Murphy & Brian Foley. She continues to study & train to help bring high calibre Tap & Jazz to our students. She teaches Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop & Pre-School Dance.

Jilda Farias
Music & Drama
SCD is pleased & proud to have Jilda head up our MT program. She is a graduate of the prominent Cleveland Institute of Music where she received her Bachelor of Music Degree. She has extensive experience as both an amateur & professional singer. Jilda is popular with all ages of students. We are excited to be watching our MT program grow & excel with Miss Jilda as our vocal coach!

Marissa Jack
Preschool dance teacher
is a SCD graduate who has been assisting &teaching dance to pre-schoolers & young children for 4 years. She is mentored by Miss Ella & Miss Alison. Marissa has a natural teaching ability with a warm & inviting personality.

Carol Murphy
C.D.T.A Tap
The fabulous Miss Murphy is the quintessential tap teacher and choreographer and mentor to our tap program. We are ever grateful for her expertise and guidance.

Our common ground is love of movement in all forms, and an appreciation of the many benefits that can be derived from it.