Professional Division Principal
Ms André studied ballet under former RWB Company Principal dancer Lynette Fry Abra in Calgary, AB, at the National Ballet School in Toronto and for five years with the RWB School Professional Division. Ms. André graduated with distinction from the RWB School’s Teacher Training Program in 1999.
Since joining the RWB School Artistic Faculty in 1998, Ms André has taught in the Recreational and Professional Divisions and the Teacher Training program. Ms André rehearses the RD and PD students for RWB Company performances. She supports the RWB School First Steps Choreographic Competition , working with the students who are receiving academic credit for their work in the project. Ms. Andre teaches Ballet, Pointe, Conditioning and Creative Movement and Dance History.
Ms. Andre has been fortunate to visit and observe classes at both the National Ballet of Cuba and Royal Ballet School in London, England.