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Canadian actress Ellen Page marries New York dance teacher Emma Portner

Canadian actress Ellen Page has wed Emma Portner, who teaches contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York.

Page posted on social media a photo of the couple's hands showing off their wedding bands

Emma Portner, left, and Ellen Page arrive at the world premiere of Flatliners at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles in September 2017. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Canadian actress Ellen Page is now a married woman.

The Oscar-nominated Juno star has wed Emma Portner, who teaches contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York.

The 30-year-old Page shared the news Wednesday on social media, posting a photo of the couple's hands showing off wedding bands on their ring fingers. Her publicist later confirmed the union.

In addition to teaching dance, Portner has choreographed for Justin Bieber.

Page, who is from Halifax, publicly came out as gay in 2014 during an emotional speech at the Time to Thrive conference, an LGBTQ youth event.

She said she was "tired of lying by omission," and that her fear of coming out had caused her spirit, her mental health and her relationships all to suffer.

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