Patricia Gordon

Patricia Gordon also know as “Ponytail Patricia” was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. After showing early signs for the love of performing, she started dancing at the age of 3. For 15 years, she trained extensively at Happiness is Dancing in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theatre, tap, acro and hip hop. She competed across North America winning special awards, overall high scores and notably 1st runner up for Miss Candance.

After graduating high school, Patricia moved to New York City to train at Broadway Dance Center in the International Student Visa Program. She trained in many styles and was able to learn and work for choreographers such as Salim Gauwloos, Shirlene Quigley and Yanis Marshall. While living in New York, Patricia found her love for the street style of voguing and was privileged to train and work with mentors Javier Madrid and Jason Rodriguez. Patricia continued exploring the world of theatre working for choreographers Josh Assor, Stephanie Klemons and Andy Blankenbuehler. Patricia has attended other dance programs including; The Rockettes Summer Intensive, Dana Foglia 6- Week Intensive, Jessica Castro’s Lipstick Diaries & League of Her Own and Step It Up LA Summer Intensive.

Patricia moved to Toronto at the end of 2018 and has been working since. She has performed with many drag artist including Tynomi Banks and Priyanka Love from season 1 of Canada’s drag race. She was featured on CBC Canada’s A Drag with Tynomi and has worked widely with Priyanka appearing in a BMO commercial and touring Canada and the UK on Priyanka’s Taste Test tour. While in Toronto she has worked with many choreographers including Caroline Torti, Tamina Paris, Hollywood Jade and Scott Fordham.

Patricia has also found success in the fashion industry. She has worked for brands such as Refinery29, Michi Activewear, Tanya Taylor, Her Mannerisms Cosmetics and has walked/performed in New York Fashion Week, Rochester Fashion Week, Fashion Art Toronto and International Fashion Encounter. Patricia plans to continue training and growing in theatre and commercial dance. She would also like to expand her knowledge of singing, acting and stunt work. Being on stage in front of an audience is where she finds the most joy, however she would like to further her performance experience in film and television. She looks forward to longevity in her career as an artist!