The Community Foundation would also like to recognize our on going partnership with Arthur Murray Dance Centers and thank them for all their support during our Gala Event. We would especially like to the thank dance partners Candace Beamiah, Alexandra “ALEX” Pereira, Carlos “Ole” Olavide, Martha Morrison, Ben Clark  and Jocelyn who worked many hours with our dancers to help prepare for and choreograph their Gala routines.

Our 2019 Dancing With Mississauga Stars

Arthur Murray Dancers.

Candace Beamiah

Candace loves, loves, loves to inspire new students to become skilled dancers. Thirty something years of experience in entertainment and the ballroom dance industry puts her in a position to not only be able to teach someone how to take the first step into dancing but also how to have fun and find pleasure in social and competitive dancing. “Thank you Candace!”

Alexandra “Alex” Pereira

Alex has been with the Arthur Murray Mississauga Studio for 2 years now and has won awards for her work in the past. She joined Arthur Murray Dance Studios with a strong dance background in several  genres and is a stellar addition to their team.

Carlos “Ole” Olavide

Carlos “Ole” Olavide, has been on the Arthur Murray Mississauga team since 2009 and has helped 1 celebrity win the mirror ball in the past!!
He hails from Venezuela where he studied dance as part of his university education. He is a strong member of the Arthur Murray team and is a perennial participant in DWMS and many Arthur Murray Dance O Ramas.

Martha Morrison

Martha Morrison is quickly approaching her first anniversary with Arthur Murray Mississauga. She started dancing as a child in highland dancing and joined the Arthur Murray team as an experienced ballroom teacher and has already won awards for her efforts. The studio is ecstatic to have her as part of the team.

Ben Clark

Ben Clark is a recent addition to the Arthur Murray Mississauga Staff. Ben has been dancing and competing most of his life and is a great addition to their team and clearly is already making a name for himself in the studio.


Jocelyn has been performing for over 20 Jocelyn has been performing for over 20 years. She has studied dance in many styles ranging from ballroom and Latin, contemporary to hip hop and everything in between.Jocelyn is also an accomplished choreographer for many professional shows and dance tours across Canada. Jocelyn ’s true passion is to teach others what an incredible experience dancing can be.