RD Artistic Faculty
Ms. Schroeder has taught at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School for sixteen years. While she has taught Musical Theatre in the Recreational Division for eleven years, she has also worked in the Professional Division teaching Music Appreciation and Music History. Ms. Schroeder was Musical Director for the Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s 2003 holiday production of Pippi Longstocking. In 2007, she co-wrote with Kent Suss and directed the musical,The Dog Party, an MTYP student production performed on the mainstage. In March 2009, The Roald Dahl musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, was performed by the MTYP Musical Company under the direction of Ms. Schroeder and in April 2010 she directed the musical Sleepy Hollow for the mainstage with the Company at MTYP.
Ms. Schroeder has choreographed award winning pieces for the Manitoba Dance Festival, Los Angeles Dance Force, The Red River Exhibition Stars of Tomorrow Talent Competition and The Maccabi Games. She studied performance piano, classical guitar, and voice through CMU and the Royal Conservatory. In addition, she has taken a conducting seminar with Maestro Tak, Professor of Conducting at UCLA. As a performer, Ms. Schroeder has appeared in musicals such as Plain and Fancy, The Wind in the Willows, Greaseand Charlotte’s Web.
Ms. Schroeder is a proud mother of two children who both love dancing at the RWB School.