Mindy Conto, a native of North Bay, Ontario, discovered her love of dance at the age of ten. She immersed herself in training and studying all dance disciplines with dedication and enthusiasm, and is devoted to encourage the same in her students always. She is an accomplished performer, instructor and choreographer who brings passion, creativity and inspiration to dancers across Canada.
Mindy's talent and professionalism has taken her all over the globe, and she has had the opportunity to dance with some of the world's most popular artists. Mindy has danced back up at the MMVAs with Hedley, PSY, Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon, Hiliary Duff and Bow Wow. Her extensive list of touring and stage performances include Destiny’s Child, Aaron Carter, Shawn Desman, Carly Rae Jepsen, Fefe Dobson, Aleesia, Shiloh, Eva Avila, Suzie McNell, Dave Armstrong, Redroche featuring H boogie, Kreesha Turner, Neil Young and backup for Massari's World Tour travelling across the Mediterranean Sea and the west of India.
In addition to performing in several commercials for Esquire & Movado Watches, Mindy appeared in the feature film "Honey", starring Jessica Alba and in the ESPN drama television series "Playmakers" with Omar Gooding.
Mindy has won numerous awards for her innovative choreography in the competitive scene, and as former dance captain of the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak, she has crafted several routines for the NBA and for other major sporting teams across Canada. Recently, she had the chance to offer her incredible talents in choreography to a spectacular fundraising Gala event for the ChildLife Department at the Toronto SickKids Hospital.
Newly, Mindy has found herself touring in Australia as an adjudicator, providing valuable critiques and judging several hundreds of dancers during their competitive dance season down under. She has also had the opportunity to act as the overseas dance instructor for the prestigious Greece Intensive at VIEW Dance Challenge. Mindy knows that perseverance, dedication and hard work are key to achieving ones dream in dance!