Northern Lights School of Dance is Yukon’s premier dance school. Under the direction of an Artistic Director, Northern Lights School of Dance contracts instructors annually to teach a diverse range of dance styles.

We specialize in Classical Ballet, but we offer classes to students of all ages and experience in a wide range of styles, including modern, jazz, musical theatre, urban, tap, acro, repertory and ballroom.

Northern Lights School of Dance‘s instructors have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive dance training with a recognized dance institution and/or professional experience;
  • Fully qualified and experienced teaching beginner to advanced levels;
  • Cecchetti, RAD, ISTD or equivalent teaching certificate;
  • Enjoy working with young children, youth and adults;
  • Ability to provide effective exam preparation assistance to students;
  • Ability to choreograph for multiple performances;
  • Ability to assist with mentoring students and teacher assistants;
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and encourage our dancers;
  • Ability to work with a team of dedicated teachers to develop quality programming; and
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and observation skills.

Dance instructors are paid as independent contractors, wages dependent on qualifications and experience.

Facts about Whitehorse, Yukon:

  • Population of over 26,000
  • Capital of Yukon, with direct flights daily to Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary
  • A flourishing, vibrant and amazing arts community
  • State of the art Arts Centre with many dance performances and performance opportunities
  • Canada Games Centre - State of the art recreational facility
  • Surrounded by pristine wilderness with unlimited outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Healthy, vibrant and growing community

For more information on Whitehorse and Yukon visit or

If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume to

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  1. Summer Programs Darryl Bray 02-May-2016
  2. NLSD Year End Recital Darryl Bray 02-May-2016
  3. NLSD Annual General Meeting Darryl Bray 18-Sep-2015

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