Aimee Payne is a dancer born just outside of Toronto and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She trained and made her mark in many genres of dance. Her talent has taken her across Canada, the United States and Europe as a professional dancer and choreographer. Aimee has carved out a dynamic professional dance career that has her in demand in the entertainment industry performing in various professional shows and teaching workshops. Aimee has assisted many of the industry's best, such as Brian Friedman, NAPPYTABS, Blake McGrath, Dave Scott, Gil Duldulao, Cris Judd, Jillian Meyers and Tessandra Chavez.
Aimee performed "Rhythm Nation" with the iconic Janet Jackson fort the kick off of her most recent "Unbreakable World Tour" at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Footage alongside Janet Jackson was captured and shown internationally on Entertainment Tonight, a daily entertainment TV news show that is syndicated by CBS Television throughout the United States, in Canada on Global and in many countries around the world. On top of working as a professional dancer in film, TV and live stage productions, Aimee has emerged herself into the choreography world where she has won countless awards as well as making the Final Top 10 for Brian Friedman's world wide submission for artist Christina Perri's single "Human". She has performed with artists such as Janet Jackson, Missy Elliot, Bif Naked, Sharaya J, FeFe Dobson, Big Time Rush, Dallas Smith, Imagine Dragons and Nickelback. She has been a Dance Captain and the lead dancer in various live stage shows. Events include XFactor UK, the Queen's Royal Visit, Canada's Got Talent, CARNIVAL based out of L.A. featuring Missy Elliot, Winter Olympics Opening Gala, Paralympics Opening Ceremonies, Grey Cup halftime show and the International World Weight Lifting opening and closing ceremonies.
Aimee has been awarded the title of Canadian National Tap Champion as well as the Provincial Champion for the Performing Arts of British Columbia. She has be awarded numerous awards and scholarships throughout the United States and Canada and include the NYC Broadway Dance Centre International Student Scholarship, Monsters of Hip-Hop, Jump VIP, Coastal Dance Rage "Dancer of the Weekend", Dance Educators of America Final Grand Champion and Triple Treat "Definite Threat". Her versatility and strong talent was recognized when she was awarded the Protégé award at the Pulse On Tour, a major U.S. dance experience based out of New York City featuring world renowned choreographers.