Ballet Mistress: Beverley Bagg

Ms. Bagg began her training in both RAD and Cechetti in Johannesburg, South Africa, and has transitioned from a dancer into a master teacher. She was accepted at the Royal Ballet School in London, England, and danced soloist and principal roles with the PACT Ballet Company in South Africa for 15 years. Among the roles she performed were Bluebird and Princess Aurora from The Sleeping Beauty,...

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Music Director: Peter Dala

Born in Toronto, Mr. Dala studied piano and conducting at England’s Royal College of Music. While in London, he worked at the Royal Ballet School as a repetiteur, which led him to become conductor and pianist of the Basel Ballet in Switzerland in 1984.  He also worked at the International Opera studio, Zurich Opera, Switzerland, where he conducted his first opera, and guest...

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Lighting Design: Pierre Lavoie

Pierre Lavoie has been active in dance since 1982. He began his career in Toronto as a stage manager, then moved to Montréal. For Alberta Ballet, Pierre has designed numerous productions, including Jean Grand-Maître's production of Joni Mitchell's The Fiddle and The Drum, Romeo and Juliet, and Kirk Peterson's Othello. Mmost recently, he designed the lighting for Grand-Maître's...

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Ballet Mistress: Galien Johnston

Galien Johnston received her professional training at Canada’s National Ballet School. Upon graduation, she danced for one year with the National Ballet of Canada before joining the Hamburg Ballet in Germany. In her seven years with the Hamburg Ballet, Ms. Johnston had the opportunity to travel the world and dance...

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