RD Artistic Faculty
Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Recreational Division is delighted to have Laura Kolisnyk as a member of its Artistic Faculty. The Winnipeg-based performer, choreographer, director and educator puts the song and dance into the RWB School when teaching musical theatre. Ms. Kolisnyk has over twenty-five years experience teaching dance, musical theatre, drama and children’s yoga at many studios and schools throughout Winnipeg.
An honours graduate of the University of Winnipeg theatre department, Ms. Kolisnyk has performed locally and internationally. Recent credits include: Beauty and the Beast and Shrek at Rainbow Stage, The Little Prince and Lies of A Promiscuous Woman at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, choreography for Celebrations Dinner Theatre, and directing and choreographing Junior Musicals at Manitoba Theatre for Young People. Specializing in theatre for young audiences, she spent ten years touring the world with Koba Entertainment. She has written, produced and performed shows for the Winnipeg Kids Fringe and has voiced many cartoon characters. She was also the voice director on Balloopo and is currently the singer for Winnipeg kids’ band, The Fun-Key Ducks. When Ms. Kolisnyk is not performing on stage, she continues to share her passion for performing arts and yoga.