Dawson Handy plays a member of The Double Deckers and, most notably, Josh on The Next Step.


Dawson was born in Clinton, Ontario. He began dancing at the age of 10.[1]

At 14, Dawson decided he would continue dancing instead of playing hockey and joined the Canadian hip-hop team. In June 2015, he was selected to compete at the World Hip-Hop Championships in Remini, Italy.[2]

He is currently training in ballet, jazz, tap, acro and lyrical.[2]


Dawson is a part of DaCosta Talent Agency.[3]

Personal life

Dawson's mother is named Marina.[2]


Kathy Riley season 3 episode 13 "Look at that painting!"

To view the Dawson Handy gallery, click here.

External links


  1. Clinton resident Dawson Handy cast onto popular television show. Clinton News Record (June 30, 2016). Retrieved on July 6, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Handy dances his way from Clinton to Italy | Clinton News Record. Clinton News. Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  3. Da Costa Talent on Twitter. Twitter, (June 20, 2016). Retrieved June 20, 2016.