Graduate of The National Ballet School and RWB School’s Professional Division, Ms Minkhorst has performed in numerous productions with the RWB Company.
Throughout her years with RWBS, Ms Minkhorst has taught all levels of ballet and pointe technique, repertoire classes, conducted rehearsals for performance and taught in RWBS’ Teacher Training Program. Ms Minkhorst was instrumental in implementing RWBS’ integrated academic and ballet program and worked closely with select Winnipeg schools to develop the current academic/dance structure.
She is a member of the jury for the Youth America Grand Prix in New York, NY and has worked as a guest teacher and adjudicator for dance festivals and dance competitions across Canada and the United States.
Ms Minkhorst has travelled to Europe to observe classes, performances and operations at other internationally recognized schools, including the Paris Opera Ballet School, the Royal Ballet School and the English National Ballet School.