SUPPORTING ARTS & CULTURE IN THE NORTH OKANAGAN

Armstrong Dance Academy
Susan Bensmiller boasts impressive credentials.  Her dance background spans 40 years, which includes formal training at the National Ballet School in Toronto.She has taught throughout Canada, including DancEast Contemporary Dance Company (New Brunswick), and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. Among her accomplishments, Susan was commissioned by the CBC and Sesame Street to choreograph segments for television. She also choreographed Canada's premiere production of 'Goldilocks', and the world premiere of the ballet  "Emuria and the Unicorn". Despite her busy schedule, Susan achieved her Fellowship standing
with the Cecchetti Society in 2005 (There are only approximately 23 other members in Canada that hold this qualification). She is also an associate member
of the Canadian Dance Teachers Association, ballet and stage (jazz) division.  Susan’s reputation as a thorough and innovative teacher is long standing, and she is in demand as a guest teacher and adjudicator for dance festivals in BC and Alberta.
Susan is very proud of her students that have continued to train and perform with Arts Umbrella, Alberta Ballet School, Joffrey Ballet, National Ballet School, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Goh Ballet, Toronto Dance Theatre, and Carnival Cruise Lines.
Susan also owns “Armstrong Dance Academy” in Armstrong BC  currently enjoying it’s  8th year of operating!
Contact Info:
250-546-0308
info@armstrongdance.ca
www.armstrongdance.ca

Patricia Springborn- Silhouette Dance Studio
Polynesian Dance Group- Hula Halau Ke Aloha.  We teach all levels of dance at Silhouette Dance Studio with two teachers and a variety of class times available. We also have a performing group.  We  do the dances of Hawaii, Tahitii, Samoa, New Zealand, and a bit of Tongan.
Phone(250)309-1974          4412 25th Avenue, Vernon     pspringborn@hotmail.com

 Cera Bollo -Hip Hop Dance
Cera has been teaching dance for 7 years now. She teaches throughout the North Okanagan at different dance studios as well as in Armstrong. In Cera's classes you will learn all different styles of hip hop, age groups ranging from kids to adults.
Class Info:                          classes are Tuesday evenings up at the PVSS dance room.
Classes Offered:               grade 9-10

                                             grade 11+

                                             adult only (no experience required)
For more info contact Cera at:                 dance_for_life07@hotmail.com or 250-938-5572