Nominated for the award: Arts and Culture
Company: Arch Angels Dance Academy
Position: Business Owner/Dance Director
Biography: Carlotta Monteith is an accomplished entrepreneur and dance director. She is a proud mother to four (4) children who also shares in her passion for dance. As a dance director, she has inspired and mentored over 100 children from the Jane & Finch community. Carlotta's dance skills are described as the hidden language of the soul. Through expressive movements and using different genres she reaches the wider community. Carlotta envisioned owning a dance studio since her youth, that would provide affordable classes for children and teens interested in learning the art of dance. In 2015, she established the Arch Angels Dance Academy in the heart of Jane & Finch, fulfilling a part of her vision. Carlotta is a community supporter who is passionate about dancing and teaching dance to others with excellence. Her Academy is described as a positive force that restores power to the mind, body and soul. She is humbled and grateful for the gifting bestowed to her by God that has contributed to grounding and strengthening her faith. Carlotta strongly believes that you can accomplish anything that you put your mind to stating: "there is no limitation or boundaries, the sky is the limit". Her mission is to inspire positive change and affect one's life through dance.