Education
1990 - Present Royal Academy of Dancing – London, England
Registered Teacher, RTRAD
1979 – 1982 York University, Department of Dance - Toronto, Ontario
Specialized Honors Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Dance
1977 -1979 Canadian College of Dance, Ryerson University – Toronto, Ontario
Dance Major, Pedagogy, RAD Vocational & ISTD Modern stage & National Dance Examinations
Teaching Experience
1987 – Present New England School of Dance – Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Title: Owner/Director

Responsibilities:
• Teach and choreograph for students of all ages and levels in various genres of dance
• Prepare students for ballet examinations in all levels of RAD Syllabus from Pre-primary to Advanced 2 and Solo Seal Award
• Produce and direct annual Nutcracker and Spring Productions
• Train and prepare students to audition for Summer Intensives, Private Preparatory Schools, College/ University programs and professional careers in dance
• Teach and coach classical ballet variations for competitions such as the Youth America Grand Prix, American Ballet Competition, Connecticut Classic and Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition
• Host, direct and teach annual Summer Intensive program
• Teach at various workshops and summer intensive programs

1984 – 1987 Nashua School of Dance – Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
Title: Teacher

Responsibilities:
• Taught & entered students in RAD Ballet Examination Program in both Children’s & Vocational levels, taught open ballet , modern, jazz and character classes
• Taught & entered students in National (Character)Dance & Modern ISTD Examination Program, Pre-school & Primary Creative Movement teacher
• Choreographed and taught set variations for Nashua Ballet Company’s Production of The Nutcracker, La Fille Mal Gardee & The Sleeping Beauty

1982-1984 Ottawa Dance Theater – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Title: Director of Junior Intensive Studies Program

Responsibilities:
• Taught & entered students for RAD Ballet Examination Program, National (Character)Dance & Modern ISTD Examination Program, Pre-school & Primary Creative Movement teacher
• Assistant to Judith Davies, Ottawa Dance Theater, Company Director
• Performed part-time as dancer with Company

1982-1984 Cumbrae School of Dance - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Title: Teacher

Responsibilities:
• Taught & entered students for RAD Ballet Examination Program, National (Character)Dance ISTD Examination Program, Jazz, Pre-school & Primary Creative Movement teacher

1980 -1982 York University, Continuing Education Division – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Title: Ballet & Creative Movement teacher

Responsibilities:
• Taught ballet and creative movement classes under the direction of Karen Bowes-Sewell, Norma-Sue Fisher & Mary Elizabeth Manly

Other Accomplishments and Affiliations:
• Member of Dance Masters of America, New England Chapter
• Guest Ballet Teacher- DMA Chapter 5, Winter Workshop, Canadian School of Dance, Ottawa Ontario, Canada, Boire Dance Academy, Salem NH, Nashua School of Dance & Nashua Ballet Company, Nashua, NH
• Participate in and support US Ballet Associates
• Participate in RAD professional development courses throughout the US and Canada
• Observe master classes, attend performances and seek opportunity for my students to perform, take classes and workshops whenever possible
• Provided opportunities for students to perform –
Green Street Theater, The Dance Complex, Majestic Theater, Boston, MA- Dance Currents Productions & Boston Choreographers Festival
Lincoln Center, NYC, NY - Youth America Grand Prix Finals & Evening of Stars Gala
Capital Center of the Arts, Concord, NH- Tribute to Glen Miller with the Capital City Orchestra
University of Boston, MA- RAD Genee Challenge
Wang Center, Boston, MA - Boston Ballet’s Nutcracker
• Through auditions and award placement in competitions, students have been selected and attended several prestigious summer programs, preparatory private schools and University programs on scholarship, all over the United States
• Excellence in Dance Education – Founder & Chair of Board of Directors; A non-profit organization providing scholarships and support to students furthering their dance education.