DANCE CARIBE PERFORMING COMPANY
Preserving through dance, the cultural diversity of the Caribbean
Semica Pascal-Jacobs - currently 29 years of age was born in St. Georges, Grenada and at the age of 5 moved to Canada. At age 5 Semica began dancing ballet and character at Jennifer Morton School of Dance. Also she has a very athletic background. Since age 7 Semica has excelled and won awards in various competitive team sports. Throughout High School Semica took the dance course that was offered in order to experience the various genres of dance and was also a member of the school's dance team.
After graduating High School and College with honors, Semica holds an advanced diploma in Child and Youth Work. She attended York University taking the Social Work BSW program while working as an Educational Assistant for the York Catholic District School Board.
In addition, in 2007 Semica competed in her first pageant; Miss Queen of the Islands Canada where she placed as a top 8 finalist. Later that year she competed in the Miss Caribbean Tourism Pageant placing as the 1st Runner-Up. In the Summer of 2008, she competed in the Miss Canada Globe National Pageant where she became the 1st Runner-Up and was also crowned as Miss Tourism Canada 2009. In the Summer of 2010, Semica traveled to Greece, where she competed in the Miss Tourism Planet Pageant. Proudly she is the first Canadian as well as first African Canadian to place in the top three finalists for that pageant!
Semica has been dancing with Dance Caribe Performing Company since 2011.