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Catherine began her training as a teacher of Classical Ballet at The Canadian College of Dance, Ryerson Theatre School. She then studied at The National Ballet School and is a graduate of the Teacher Training Program. From 1991 to 2004 she was Manager of the Ballet Program at The Claude Watson School for the Arts in Toronto and was a faculty member at The Etobicoke School of the Arts. She was a frequent guest teacher for George Brown Dance and a supply teacher for the National Ballet School, Teacher Training Program. In 2004 Catherine joined Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School as a full time member of the Artistic Staff. From 2004 to 2008 she taught in the RWB School’s Professional Division, Teacher Training Program and the Recreational Division, Intensive Training Program. After four years in Winnipeg, Catherine returned to Toronto and directly accepted a Part-time Faculty position at York University’s Department of Dance. She has recently been a guest teacher for Ballet Jörgen Canada and Quinte Ballet School and has returned to The National Ballet School as a supply teacher for the Teacher Training Program. Catherine is a certified teacher of the Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet and is presently serving as an elected member of the National Administrative Council of the Cecchetti Society of Canada.
Academic Specialty: Ballet Technique