Martin Vallée trained as a dancer at L'Ecole Superieure de Danse du Quebec and the Alberta Ballet School. His professional dance experience includes solo performances with the Alberta Ballet, Calgary City Ballet, Banff Festival Ballet, Ottawa Ballet and The National Folk Ensemble Les Sortileges. In addition to his performances in Canada, Martin's professional career has taken him to the United States and Europe.
Since arriving in Newfoundland, in September 1996, Martin and Jennifer established Dance Studio East, providing Conception Bay South with its first professional dance studio.
Martin has also choreographed Tommy for the Arts and Culture centre, Kittiwake Dance Theatre's production of The Nutcracker, The Snowmaiden, From the Hip, Mermaids of Avalon and Fairy Fay. Martin is now Artistic Director of Kittiwake Dance Theatre.
Martin and Jennifer have two daughters, Zoë and Anasophie.
1991 Opera "La fille Du Regiment", Calgary Opera Co-Choreographed with Clinton Rothwell
1996 Fiftieth anniversary of the birth of princess Margarette of the Netherlands, co-choreographed with Jennifer Foley
1997 to present Dance Recital for Dance Studio East
1999 Tommy. Arts and Culture Center in Nfld.
1999 Kelligrews Soiree, "Variety"
1999 to present Summer Dance Festival
1999 to present The Nutcracker
2001 The Snowmaiden
2003 From The Hip
2007 to present The Nutcracker
2008 The Magnificent Molly McBride (short movie with Andy Jones)
2009 Mermaids of Avalon
2011 Fairy Fay
2016 After the Dust Settles
Ballet & Contemporary Repertoire performed:
Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Don Q., Coppelia, Snow Maiden, Cinderella, Carmen, Miss Julie, Spring Waters, Serenade (Balanchine) Four T's (Balanchine), Glinka Pas de Trois (Blanchine), Cereus (A. Tudor), Carmina Burana (Butler), Moores Pavane (J. Limon) Gaite Parisienne (L. Masine), Les Rendez-vous (Sir F. Ashton) Jeux de Cartes (B. McDonald), Pineapple Poll (Cranko) and various internationally known modern repertoire...
Martin has instructed at the International School of Ballet in Calgary, The School of Dance in Ottawa, Kittiwake Dance Theatre and owns and operates Dance Studio East in Manuels and Kemnount Business Park.