A recent graduate from York University, Sabrina Bellissimo holds a double major in dance and English literature. She has been practising and experiencing various forms of dance since she was a young child, when she began studies in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and contemporary. She also loves researching and learning new forms, such as burlesque, breakdancing, salsa, flamenco and belly dance. Despite all of this training, Bellissimo has been unable to tame her extremely hyperextended elbows, which, she says, can really weird people out. This fall, Sabrina will begin a Master’s in communication and culture, a joint program offered by York and Ryerson Universities. She hopes to find a way to combine her love for dance, literature and the entertainment world through her studies. In her spare time, Sabrina loves listening to music, consuming media and reading — among her favourite books are the His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman, Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, and the Harry Potter series.
Sabrina began her internship with The Dance Current in September 2014.