Linette Doherty is a director, choreographer, and educator who brings a wealth of performing experience to each project she works on. Linette was the choreographer for After Hours on CTV, and created the critically acclaimed dance show Metro - directing, choreographing, producing, and dancing in this audience favourite which premiered at Zoofest in Montréal and was a top 10 pick in the Montréal Gazette. She has worked extensively with young performers, directing and choreographing such productions as Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, Seussical, and Wizard Of Oz. Linette also continues to perform professionally, appearing in episodes of Kim's Convenience and Mary Kills People, and in the Aaron Sorkin film Molly’s Game.
She played the lead in the film One Heart Broken Into Song, and worked with tap legends such as Savion Glover and the late Gregory Hines, playing “Elaine” opposite Gregory Hines in Bojangles. Linette was also featured in Murdoch Mysteries and the film Blue Hill Ave, an award winner at the Acapulco Black Film Festival.
As an educator, Linette is an energetic and enthusiastic teacher experienced with both children and adults. She encourages her students to develop strong technique and performance skills along with a genuine love for dance and the arts, and opened The SPACE in 2004 - a unique studio where children and adults can learn from industry professionals in a warm and supportive atmosphere.