Artistic Director

Ballet Director

Christina Buckle

Christina Buckle has 10 years’ experience working with pre-professional, professional dancers and choreographers across Canada and Europe. Accepted by The School of Alberta Ballet Professional Division she trained with teachers Murray and Nancy Kilgour, enjoying pas de deux, company repertoire and classical ballet performances. Following high school graduation, Christina joined The School of Toronto Dance Theatre Professional Training Program obtaining her Pedagogy, studying contemporary dance techniques bouffon, contact improvisation, contemporary barre, Graham, Horton and improvisation. Christina auditioned and successfully completed her BDa within 2 years in The Netherlands at Codarts, University for the Arts, furthering her education in anatomy, ballet, Cunningham, Dance History, drama, gyrokinesis, improvisation, Laban Movement Analysis, modern, modern jazz and music. In 2010, she was accepted into the prestigious Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, UK, completing her MSc in Dance Science, expanding her knowledge in Performance Enhancement, Physiology, Nutrition, Biomechanics, Performance Psychology, Embodied and Perceptual Learning before completing her research thesis. Along with her studies she has assisted and volunteered with staged theater productions as well as taught dance classes and choreographed new works.

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