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About

3 Stars Connect is a fun and interactive community that uses music and dance to raise awareness for the causes that embody our core tenets:
 

Strength, Hope, Unity.

 

What we do

Each month, we partner with a new charitable organization, and host a music & dance showcase to raise funds for their endeavours. Members of the organization join family and friends of our performers to watch live shows streamed via our state-of-the-art online platform. Audience members are given the opportunity to vote for their favourite performances by pledging a donation to our partner charity. 

 

Our performers

3 Stars Connect works with a diverse selection of talented vocalists, musicians and dancers.  We provide a platform for those passionate about their art, and offer the opportunity to perform in the name of a meaningful cause.

 

Our partner organizations

We work with an array of charitable organizations that represent our core philosophies – Strength, Hope, Unity – and welcome partnerships with any foundation seeking to make a positive impact on the world. Examples of organizations we work with are those dedicated to the research and care of mental health, disability and disease.

3 Stars Connect is a fun and interactive community that uses music and dance to raise awareness for the causes that embody our core tenets: 

Strength, Hope, Unity

What we do

Each month, we partner with a new charitable organization, and host a music & dance showcase to raise funds for their endeavours.  Members of the organization join family and friends of our performers to watch live shows streamed via our state-of-the-art online platform. Audience members are given the opportunity to vote for their favourite performances by pledging a donation to our partner charity. 

Our performers

3 Stars Connect works with a diverse selection of talented vocalists, musicians and dancers.  We provide a platform for those passionate about their art, and offer the opportunity to perform in the name of a meaningful cause.

Our partner organizations

We work with an array of charitable organizations that represent our core philosophies – Strength, Hope, Unity – and welcome partnerships with any foundation seeking to make a positive impact on the world. Examples of organizations we work with are those dedicated to the research and care of mental health, disability and disease.

Lindsay Ritter

Founder & Creative Director

Lindsay is a talented and passionate instructor, choreographer and director, with more than 20 years’ experience working with dancers, actors and singers of all ages. Lindsay’s performance credits include: Fame – The Musical, Legends Tribute Show, MuchMusic, City TV, The Comedy Network, Paramount Canada’s Wonderland and Royal Carribean Cruise Lines.

Music and dance have been a constant presence in Lindsay’s life. Beyond a professional vocation, performing and teaching have given her an outlet for expression and growth, a means to connect with the community and a mechanism for making a difference in the world. 

 

“I’ve always wanted to connect the things I’m passionate about with the things I’m good at, and to be a strong voice for those in need. 3 Stars Connect is a special place to connect, share my love for music & dance, raise awareness, and to be inclusive, and I hope to inspire others to dare greatly.” – Lindsay Ritter

Cliff Ritter

Managing Director

President and founder of Rank1st, a boutique-style inbound marketing firm specializing in paid marketing, social media, and SEO campaigns.

Co-Founder of LowestRates.ca – ranked in the top 15 on Maclean’s/Canadian Business’ Growth 500 list of Canada’s fastest-growing companies for five years in a row. Also ranked in the top 25 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 the past two years. LowestRates.ca has also won Startup Canada’s National and Ontario High-Growth Entrepreneurship Awards and placed 75th on the Report on Business’ List of Canada’s Top Growing Companies and 164th on Deloitte’s North American Technology Fast 500. 

“In a world of uncertainty and trying times, I’m proud to join my wife on this incredible journey.  3 Stars aims to connect those who are passionate about music with charitable organizations that embody hope, unity and strength.  Through these connections I hope we can embrace the very essence of what it is to be human while helping others through art.” – Cliff Ritter

Ahmed Farhan

Technical Director

Ahmed has had almost a decade of digital marketing experience working as a Marketing Professional and has a passion for helping companies to achieve growth through active and effective marketing strategies.

 

You will find Ahmed hard at work, assisting companies to improve and grow through better advertising and automated email funnels.

 

Outside of the office, he enjoys reading, travel, and has a keen sense of adventure

Lindsay Ritter

Founder & Creative Director

Lindsay is a talented and passionate instructor, choreographer and director, with more than 20 years’ experience working with dancers, actors and singers of all ages. Lindsay’s performance credits include: Fame – The Musical, Legends Tribute Show, MuchMusic, City TV, The Comedy Network, Paramount Canada’s Wonderland and Royal Carribean Cruise Lines.

Music and dance have been a constant presence in Lindsay’s life. Beyond a professional vocation, performing and teaching have given her an outlet for expression and growth, a means to connect with the community and a mechanism for making a difference in the world. 

 

“I’ve always wanted to connect the things I’m passionate about with the things I’m good at, and to be a strong voice for those in need. 3 Stars Connect is a special place to connect, share my love for music & dance, raise awareness, and to be inclusive, and I hope to inspire others to dare greatly.” – Lindsay Ritter

Cliff Ritter

Managing Director

President and founder of Rank1st, a boutique-style inbound marketing firm specializing in paid marketing, social media, and SEO campaigns.

Co-Founder of LowestRates.ca – ranked in the top 15 on Maclean’s/Canadian Business’ Growth 500 list of Canada’s fastest-growing companies for five years in a row. Also ranked in the top 25 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 the past two years. LowestRates.ca has also won Startup Canada’s National and Ontario High-Growth Entrepreneurship Awards and placed 75th on the Report on Business’ List of Canada’s Top Growing Companies and 164th on Deloitte’s North American Technology Fast 500. 

“In a world of uncertainty and trying times, I’m proud to join my wife on this incredible journey.  3 Stars aims to connect those who are passionate about music with charitable organizations that embody hope, unity and strength.  Through these connections I hope we can embrace the very essence of what it is to be human while helping others through art.” – Cliff Ritter

Ahmed Farhan

Technical Director

Ahmed has had almost a decade of digital marketing experience working as a Marketing Professional and has a passion for helping companies to achieve growth through active and effective marketing strategies.

 

You will find Ahmed hard at work, assisting companies to improve and grow through better advertising and automated email funnels.

 

Outside of the office, he enjoys reading, travel, and has a keen sense of adventure

Performance

Perform for a live audience of family, friends and volunteers, via our state-of-the-art streaming platform.

Community

Our inclusive community connects performers, and their family and friends, with members of the charitable organizations we work with.

Giving Back

Show your vocal, musical or dancing talent to raise awareness and funds for the causes championed by our partner organizations.

EVENTS

SUNDAY MARCH 6, 2022 @ 3:00PM EST(10:00PM IST) LIVE SHOWCASE SUPPORTING THE FOREVER CHAI FOUNDATION OF CANADA AND THEIR EFFORTS TO HELP THE MOTHERS AND CHILDREN AT THE SHABTAI LEVI HOME IN HAIFA, ISRAEL

About The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada

The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada (FCFC) is a charitable organization whose mission is to assist children and their mothers in crisis in Israel. It provides the majority of non-governmental funding to the Shabtai Levi Home, a non-denominational Emergency/Residential Centre, in Haifa. This is Israel’s foremost facility for treating neglected, abused or abandoned infants, toddlers and children; rehabilitating the maternal relationship; or if necessary, overseeing fostering or adoption. The Shabtai Levi Home has served every new generation in Israel since the founding in 1948. In the 18 years since its inception, The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada (FCFC) has raised millions of dollars for mission-critical intervention, professional child welfare treatment and progressive mother/child residential reunification. FCFC has changed the lives of more than 4000 children, mothers and their families. It revives the hope and promise of a brighter future by providing funds to assist with their care. The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada takes responsibility for the lifetime welfare of each young mother, a long view that requires flexibility, adaptability and the support of Friends in Canada.

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SUNDAY MARCH 6, 2022 @ 3:00PM EST(10:00PM IST) LIVE SHOWCASE SUPPORTING THE FOREVER CHAI FOUNDATION OF CANADA AND THEIR EFFORTS TO HELP THE MOTHERS AND CHILDREN AT THE SHABTAI LEVI HOME IN HAIFA, ISRAEL

The funds from this event will be directed specifically to fund research/resources for FSHD (Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy).

About The Forever Chai
Foundation of Canada

The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada (FCFC) is a charitable organization whose mission is to assist children and their mothers in crisis in Israel. It provides the majority of non-governmental funding to the Shabtai Levi Home, a non-denominational Emergency/Residential Centre, in Haifa. This is Israel’s foremost facility for treating neglected, abused or abandoned infants, toddlers and children; rehabilitating the maternal relationship; or if necessary, overseeing fostering or adoption. The Shabtai Levi Home has served every new generation in Israel since the founding in 1948. In the 18 years since its inception, The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada (FCFC) has raised millions of dollars for mission-critical intervention, professional child welfare treatment and progressive mother/child residential reunification. FCFC has changed the lives of more than 4000 children, mothers and their families. It revives the hope and promise of a brighter future by providing funds to assist with their care. The Forever Chai Foundation of Canada takes responsibility for the lifetime welfare of each young mother, a long view that requires flexibility, adaptability and the support of Friends in Canada.

PERFORMERS

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Milena Mancini-Hupel

Contemporary Dancer

Alithea has been in acting, singing and dancing since childhood. From
musical theatre to commercials and TV series, performing is and always
has been her biggest passion.

Darren Rabie

Vocalist

Sydney is 14 and currently trains at Rhythm Dance Studio and CTRL Acrobatic Dance
Company in Toronto. She has been both a dancer and a gymnast since the age of 3.

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Shir Azari

Vocalist

Matt Craig is a physics teacher at the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto. He has been playing piano since the age of six and has played for countless choirs, vocalists and weddings over the years.

Andrew Shaul (Shotsy)

Musician: Guitar

My name is Arianna Vidamo, and I am a grade 12 student at Iona Catholic
Secondary School. Being part of the Iona’s Dance Program has
consistently brought joy and comfort ever since grade 9.

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American International School

Dance Team

Hendrix Daniel Dubreuil AKA YouTube’s sensation- “HIGH DEFINITION”, hails to us from Courtice
Ontario.

Barry Braun

Tenor

Soprano, Jessica Scarlato received her master’s degree in Opera
Performance at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.

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Gabriel Manasse

Musician: Guitar

Limore has captured and inspired the hearts and minds of our community
with her special brand of “Aggressive Positivity™”.

Daniella & Grant Crankshaw

Vocalists

Mark Feldman has been writing, recording and producing music for the
past 25 years. Rebecca Feldman is 7 years old and is an up-and-coming superstar! She
has been playing piano and singing since she was 5.

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Jennifer Small

Vocalist

Vogueing over 7 years ,Snoopy was a part of Canada's first official
Ballroom house (House of Monroe). Matthew "Snoopy" Cuff was introduced
to Vogue through YouTube, and was amazed by the performance driven
dance style.

Natalie Lipin

Vocalist

Rena Gaile Rena Gaile is a name That was very familiar to country radio throughout the 90s. Her
string of successes began in 93 with the release of 2 CD singles “Let’s Not Call It Love Yet” and
“ Daddy’s School” The release of her album “Out On A Limb” in 1995

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Ra’anana Dance Academy - Zohar Snir

Jazz Dancer

Emerging Toronto-based singer-songwriter SAGE - the moniker of Sage
Siegel - has been singing since before she could speak.

Ra’anana Dance Academy - Liel Elias

Modern Dancer

Scarlett is 10 years old and is in Grade 5 at Associated Hebrew School, Posluns campus. She has been
dancing with Lindsay Roden Dance Academy since she was 2 years old and is returning to her 4th year
on the competitive dance team.

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Rochelle coleman

Vocalist

Shir Azari is a singer-songwriter and actress from Richmond Hill, Ontario. Frequently
compared to both Demi Lovato and Kelly Clarkson, her repertoire pulls strongly from the
Pop and R&B genres.

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Milena Mancini-Hupel

Contemporary Dancer

Alithea has been in acting, singing and dancing since childhood. From
musical theatre to commercials and TV series, performing is and always
has been her biggest passion.

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Darren Rabie

Vocalist

Sydney is 14 and currently trains at Rhythm Dance Studio and CTRL Acrobatic Dance
Company in Toronto. She has been both a dancer and a gymnast since the age of 3.

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Shir Azari

Vocalist

Matt Craig is a physics teacher at the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto. He has been playing piano since the age of six and has played for countless choirs, vocalists and weddings over the years.

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Andrew Shaul (Shotsy)

Musician: Guitar

My name is Arianna Vidamo, and I am a grade 12 student at Iona Catholic
Secondary School. Being part of the Iona’s Dance Program has
consistently brought joy and comfort ever since grade 9.

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American International School

Dance Team

Hendrix Daniel Dubreuil AKA YouTube’s sensation- “HIGH DEFINITION”, hails to us from Courtice
Ontario.

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Barry Braun

Tenor

Soprano, Jessica Scarlato received her master’s degree in Opera
Performance at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.

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Gabriel Manasse

Musician: Guitar

Limore has captured and inspired the hearts and minds of our community
with her special brand of “Aggressive Positivity™”.

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Daniella & Grant Crankshaw

Vocalists

Mark Feldman has been writing, recording and producing music for the
past 25 years. Rebecca Feldman is 7 years old and is an up-and-coming superstar! She
has been playing piano and singing since she was 5.

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Jennifer Small

Vocalist

Vogueing over 7 years ,Snoopy was a part of Canada's first official
Ballroom house (House of Monroe). Matthew "Snoopy" Cuff was introduced
to Vogue through YouTube, and was amazed by the performance driven
dance style.

Slide

Natalie Lipin

Vocalist

Rena Gaile Rena Gaile is a name That was very familiar to country radio throughout the 90s. Her
string of successes began in 93 with the release of 2 CD singles “Let’s Not Call It Love Yet” and
“ Daddy’s School” The release of her album “Out On A Limb” in 1995

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Ra’anana Dance Academy - Zohar Snir

Jazz Dancer

Emerging Toronto-based singer-songwriter SAGE - the moniker of Sage
Siegel - has been singing since before she could speak.

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Ra’anana Dance Academy - Liel Elias

Modern Dancer

Scarlett is 10 years old and is in Grade 5 at Associated Hebrew School, Posluns campus. She has been
dancing with Lindsay Roden Dance Academy since she was 2 years old and is returning to her 4th year
on the competitive dance team.

Slide

Rochelle coleman

Vocalist

Shir Azari is a singer-songwriter and actress from Richmond Hill, Ontario. Frequently
compared to both Demi Lovato and Kelly Clarkson, her repertoire pulls strongly from the
Pop and R&B genres.

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SHOWCASES

May 31st Showcase in support of The Canadian Premature Babies Foundation

June 28th Showcase in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada

July 28th Showcase in support of Easter Seals Camps

September 30st Showcase in support of Tali's Fund

WINNERS CIRCLE

LILY LIBRACH

Winner of May 31st Showcase in Support of The Canadian Premature Babies Foundation

ETHAN YOUNG

Winner of June 28st Showcase in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada

JULES HALPERN

Winner of July 28th Showcase in support of Easter Seals Camps

LACEY ADUD

Winner of July 28th Showcase in support of Easter Seals Camps

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