Meet Our Family

Brianne Schroeder – RAD RTS

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Rumbi Mutswangwa – Baton & Acro

  • Acrobatic Arts Module 1
  • World Baton Twirling Championships

Deseri Adrian – ECC Level 1 (First Steps Fine Arts Program)

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Stacey Syrenne – ECC Level 2 (First Steps Fine Arts Program)

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Michelle Fracchia-West – Associate Diploma CSC-CICB (ballet), RAD RTS (ballet), ADAPT T.T.S. (jazz and tap)

Artistic Director, Ballet, Conditioning, Jazz
  • Over 23 years teaching experience
  • Award-winning Choreographer
  • Adjudicator
  • Cecchetti Society of Canada Associate Diploma (Canada)
  • Progressing Ballet Technique (P.B.T.) Certified
  • Mentor for dance teacher trainees for the Royal Academy of Dance
  • Royal Academy of Dance, RTS (Ballet)
  • CSTD Affiliate Member (all disciplines)
  • ADAPT TTS Certified (Jazz & Tap)
  • Acrobatic Arts Certified Module 1 (AAC1)
  • Alixa Flexibility Module 1
  • B.A. Sociology with Distinction

Meagan Komada – Studio Manager

Office Manager
  • Certificate in Business Admin & Human Resource Management
  • Years of admin & management experience
  • Mother of 3 boys

Taylor Landry – ADAPT TTS Certified (Tap & Jazz)

Tap & Jazz
  • Award-Winning Choreographer
  • ADAPT TTS Certified
  • Alixa Flexibility Module 1
  • Studied in North Battleford
  • Advanced 2 RAD ballet
  • Trained in CDTA Tap
  • Instructor for 8 years
  • B.Comm. Human Resources
  • Performed in the Nutcracker for Moscow Ballet
  • Ballet Across the Prairies tour local guest performer – White Birch Ballet

Megan Lorenz – A.RAD & RAD RTS

  • Award-Winning choreographer
  • Progressing Ballet Technique Certified
  • Royal Academy of Dance, RTS (Ballet)
  • Alixa Flexibility Module 1
  • Danced with the White Birch Ballet Company
  • Advanced 2 RAD (ballet)
  • Studied with The Banff Centre for the Arts and The Quinte Ballet School of Canada
  • Former ballet teacher at Juliette’s Dance Centre
  • 25 years combined dancing and teaching experience
  • Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts (Great Distinction)
  • Lawyer with McDougall Gauley LLP

Karsen Morrison – ADAPT TTS Certified (Tap & Jazz), AAM1

Contemporary/Lyrical, Tap, Jazz & Musical Theatre
  • Award-Winning Choreographer
  • Acrobatic Arts Certified
  • ADAPT TTS Certified
  • Progressing Ballet Technique Certified
  • Trained in Saskatoon
  • Advanced levels in RAD ballet and ADAPT jazz
  • Professional dancer in the 2005 Centennial Gala
  • So You Think You Can Dance Canada Finalist Season 2
  • Instructor for 8 years
  • Danced with Dare to Dance Company, Saskatchewan Under The Northers Lights Company & Inspired Dance Company
  • Performed with the Moscow Ballet in Swan Lake

Maegan Marshall, CDTA Full Member (Jazz), B.Kin, Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT)

Conditioning, Contemporary / Lyrical
  • Master of Physical Therapy – Orthopedic therapist specializing in dance rehabilitation and dizziness and balance disorders
  • CDTA Full Member/Licentiate, Stage Division (Jazz)
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology with Distinction
  • Award-Winning Choreographer
  • Progressing Ballet Technique Certified
  • Dancer and choreographer for several SaskExpress Summer Tours
  • Guest choreographer for the Abiding Lines Dance Company
  • Danced with the Youth Ballet Company of Saskatchewan
  • CDTA Advanced Jazz
  • RAD Intermediate Foundation Ballet
  • Alixa Flexibility Workshop
  • Trained worldwide

Mariana Souza – Diploma in Dance (Ballet)

  • Award-Winning Choreographer
  • Trained in Brazil
  • Progressing Ballet Technique Certified
  • Diploma in Dance, Municipal Dance School of Sao Paulo
  • Pursuing B.Sc. Kinesiology
  • Advanced 2 RAD
  • Trained in various ballet methodologies
  • Years of ballet teaching experience
  • Fluent in Portuguese, English & Spanish

Samantha Sangitan-Wurzer – Pre-Dance

  • Advanced 2 RAD Ballet
  • Progressing Ballet Technique Certified
  • Specializes in Pre-School Dance
  • Teacher for over 3 years
  • Assistant teacher for 4 years
  • U of S Arts and Science Major (planning to apply into Vet Med)

Trinity Whiteside – Hip-Hop

  • Trained in multiple styles of Hip Hop
  • Danced with the RiderFlo hip hop team
  • Won first place as an All Star at Artists Emerge
  • Competed at World of Dance New York and World of Dance Edmonton
  • Trained under Carlo Atienza
  • Danced with bsoFlo Company
  • Trained in Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Tap

Laura Hales – Head Baton Coach (Level 2 Baton, AAM1) & Acro

  • Baton Coach for over 12 years
  • 2005 SBTA Athlete of the Year
  • Level 2 baton Coaching Course
  • Acrobatic Arts Certified Module 1
  • NCCP-A
  • Twirled for 17 years
  • World Championships in England, Saskatoon, France, Rome, Minnesota, Australia, Maryland & Indiana



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Saskatoon, SK S7K 6V4


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