You Gotta See What We See

A series featuring Toronto insiders

Meet Toronto Insider: Mariah Amber

"I think there's a really special energy about Toronto... Toronto has a different type of electricity"

Mariah Amber is entering her tenth season working for the Toronto Raptors, currently the official in-arena host and formerly their NBA dance captain. This year is Mariah's fifth season as the official choreographer for the Raptors 905 GLeague dance team, the Sauga City Dancers.

In 2016, she was the only dancer selected to represent the Toronto Raptors on the NBA All-Star Dance Team for the historic NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto.

Mariah aspires to encourage her community through media, art, fitness and leadership, proudly wearing the role model title. She uses her platform to connect with viewers, uplift and represent the next generation of hardworking females in the sports industry. Mariah continues to push the female narrative in sports. 

Mariah's Top Toronto Picks

Favourite Toronto neighbourhood: It's a tie between Trinity Bellwoods & High Park—I'm a hippie at heart

What should someone buy as the ultimate Toronto souvenir? Maple fudge. It just feels right. And Canadian. (See other unique Toronto souvenir and gift ideas.)

Secret Toronto spot: The Vatican Gift Shop (if you want to hear Cher & 90s hip hop in the same night, go)

Meet More Toronto Insiders

Meet More Toronto Insiders

Featured Insider: Simu Liu

Simu Liu is a proudly Toronto-raised actor and author. He is widely known for his roles as Shang-Chi in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, as well as...

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