About Janet

    Janet is a multidisciplinary creative artist, currently working as a performer, teacher, coach and consultant. Her passion for artistry, authenticity, teaching and coaching have been the guiding principles of her work. She has over twenty-five years experience as a professional vocal artist and singing teacher and has been teaching yoga since 2012. She enjoys helping others identify and understand their most pressing challenges and find a creative, joyful and fulfilling path forward.

  • "Don't fear mistakes, there are none."--Miles Davis

    Singing with

    Janet Catherine Dea

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    Vocal Artist

    Janet Catherine Dea has over twenty-five years national and international experience as a professional singer/actor in opera, operetta, music-theatre, pops and jazz standards. She has appeared with the Canadian Opera Company, Edmonton Opera, Manitoba Opera, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and many others. Highlights include operatic roles Violetta, Mimi, Lucia and Thais; and orchestral works Beethoven IX, Mahler IV and Britten’s Les Illuminations de Rimbaud, and Pops programmes.

    Voice Teacher

    Janet has taught and adjudicated studio voice at college and university (Grant McEwan, Edmonton; McGill, Montreal) as well as at her own voice studio in Toronto. Her current and former students include aspiring and working professional singer/actors and those who study just for fun. She holds a BA from Yale and MMus from McGill.

  • Don't worry about the destination.

    YogA with

    Janet Catherine Dea


    Yoga Classes

    Janet has been practicing yoga for twenty years and completed her yoga teacher training at YogaSpace in Toronto under the mentorship Patricia White--with whom she continues to study. As a professional opera performer and voice technique teacher, she brings over twenty-five years of teaching body awareness, alignment and effective breathing techniques to the yoga studio.

  • Current offerings

    Singing Lessons

    Love to sing?

    Find your authentic voice

    Sing on your breath

    Open your heart

    Increase your range, strength, flexibility

    Learn in a challenging and supportive atmosphere

    Prepare for auditions, competitions and exams

    Have Fun with your voice


    Janet offers Individual lessons for
    teens and adults, beginners to pros.

    Singing Classes

    Seniors Singing For Joy

    Join Janet as she leads a weekly singing class for seniors who sing just for the sheer joy of it! All are welcome. You do not need to have any singing experience, just a willingness to join in and have fun with your voice. We sing many styles of music, pop, standards, Broadway even a wee bit of classical.


    This class is offered and sponsored by Senior Adult Services in the Annex. https://www.sasannex.com/ sasannex@rogers.com tel:416-923-8909.

    Yoga Classes

    Private and Semi Private Yoga in your home, condo or workplace


    When: By appointment


    Where: At your home or work or my studio near Pape near Danforth in downtown Toronto


    Fees: Based on your individual needs


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