Sydney Matejik is an alumni of Contempro Dance Theatre, formerly known as Wendy's
Dance Center. She began dancing at age three and continued for 15 years competing
in various dance styles as a soloist and team member. She attended multiple
conventions with reputable choreographers, including Chloe and Maud Arnold of the
Syncopated Ladies, heightening her love for tap dancing.
Sydney is a 2018 graduate from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s of
Science degree in Elementary Education and is currently studying for her Master’s of
Science degree in Instructional Technology at Lehigh University. While studying at Penn
State, she danced at various campus and sporting events with two dance teams, Penn
State Dance Alliance and Penn State Tapestry Dance Company. Being a part of these
two teams provided Sydney with the chance to learn new styles in jazz, hiphop, and tap,
as well as choreographing for small and large group numbers. Sydney had multiple
leadership roles throughout her four years on these two teams, showcasing her love for
Sydney is currently in her third year of teaching Kindergarten in a local school district.
This opportunity allows Sydney to work with children on a day to day basis and instill a
passion for learning amongst all. She is thrilled to be an instructor at Contempro Dance
Theatre and learn from her colleagues and students alike! Sydney hopes to inspire her
students to find an outlet for dance in all stages of their lives!