2019 New or Upgraded Members

1 Molly Boyetchko Licentiate Member Stage (Jazz) 2 Shelby Edwards Licentiate Member Stage (Jazz) 3 Phoenix Smith Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern, 5Stage (Jazz) 4 Amanda Leonardis Pre-Associate Member Ballet, Modern, Stage (Jazz, Tap) 5 Tomiko Robson Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern 6 Keri-lyn McLeod Associate Member Ballet 7 Darha Phillpot Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern 8 Deanna Ehalt Associate Member Stage (Jazz, Tap) 9 Ally Curtis Pre-Associate Member Ballet, Modern, Stage (Jazz, Tap) 10 Alexander Keng Pre-Associate Member Stage (Tap) 11 Adam Hanna Licentiate Member Ballroom (Rhythm & Smooth) 12 Emma Fraser Associate Member Ballet 13 Kelsey Basso Licentiate Member Stage (Jazz) 14 Sarah Whomes Associate Member Stage (Jazz) 15 Paige Bowles Associate Member Stage (Jazz) 16 Olivia Grayce Licentiate Member Ballet 17 Jennifer Morris Associate Member Stage (Tap) 18 Marie Jones Honourary Member Awarded Honourary Membership for contributions and dedication to the CDTA BC Branch 19 Aldeana Bawtinheimer Life Member Awarded Life Membership 20 Susan Mitchell Life Member Awarded Life Membership 21 Carol Coulson Life Member Awarded Life Membership 22 Mary McIlwaine Life Member Awarded Life Membership 23 Rachel Allan Licentiate Member Upgraded to Licentiate in Stage (Jazz) 24 Susan Cho Licentiate Member Upgraded to Licentiate in Ballet, Stage (Jazz) 25 Shanlee Letendre Licentiate Member Added Ballet to her membership 26 Marlowe Windsor-Menard Licentiate Member Upgraded to Licentiate in Stage (Jazz) 27 Margaret Derksen Licentiate Member Upgraded to Licentiate in Stage (Tap) 28 Amanda Frankham Licentiate Member Upgraded to Licentiate in Stage (Jazz, Tap, Acro) 29 Jessie Herman Licentiate Member AddedContinue reading

2018 New or Upgraded Members

1 Caitlin Beale Associate Member Ballet 2 Jolene Kutzner Associate Member Ballet 3 Kate McGowan Associate Member Stage (Tap) 4 Jennifer Johnson Licentiate Member Stage (Tap) 5 Lindsay Dufresne Associate Member Stage (Jazz, Tap) 6 Emily Vater Associate Member Stage (Jazz) 7 Jessica Ames Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern, Stage (Jazz) 8 Karen Wasicuna Licentiate Member Modern 9 Lilian (Fan) Li Associate Member Ballet 10 Rebecca McLane Licentiate Member Modern 11 Jenna Douven Associate Member Stage (Jazz, Tap) 12 Wilma Rosas Associate Member Ballroom (Latin, International) – Transfer from Atlantic Branch 13 Shanlee Letendre Licentiate Member Added Stage (Jazz) to her membership 14 Jean Norman Licentiate Member Upgrade to Licentiate in Stage (Jazz, Tap)Continue reading

2017 New or Upgraded Members

1 Joanna Kovats Licentiate Member Ballet, Stage 2 Deeksha Arora Licentiate Member Multicultural (Giddha) 3 Chiara Ackerman Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern 4 Marissa Bos Licentiate Member Stage (Tap) 5 Elizabeth Nel Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern 6 Julie Dionne Honourary Member Ballet, Modern, Stage 7 Lina Lewis Associate Member Ballet, Modern, Stage (Jazz, Tap, Acro)Continue reading

2016 New or Upgraded Members

1 Sylvia Knapp Licentiate Member Stage (Tap) – Reinstated 2 Shanlee Letendre Licentiate Member Modern 3 Sandra Wadden Licentiate Member Ballet, Stage (Jazz, Tap) 4 Gina Sinclair-Davis Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern, Multicultural 5 Raymond Macintosh Associate Member Ballroom (Latin) 6 Daina Wilke Associate Member Stage (Acro) 7 Laura Archibald Licentiate Member Ballet 8 James Flamont Licentiate Member Ballroom (Latin) 9 Hardeep Singh Sahota Licentiate Member Multicultural (Giddha, Punjab) – Upgraded 10a Tara Crouse Licentiate Member Ballet – Upgraded 10b Tara Crouse Associate Member Modern – Upgraded 11 Amanda Frankham Licentiate Member Stage (Tap, Acro) – Upgraded 12 Shauna Milne Licentiate Member Modern – Upgraded 13 Natasha Kozak Licentiate Member Ballet, Modern – Upgraded 14 Rachel Allan Licentiate Member Ballet – UpgradedContinue reading

Ballet Division News for March 2016

The CDTA Ballet Division is pleased to announce that Syllabus DVD’s are now available. There are 3 DVD’s that correspond with the Junior, Senior and Major Syllabi. The DVD’s are a physical demonstration of all of the steps and Enrichment Dances to help aid with your teaching. It also gives a very good example of the technique and qualities that examiners will be looking for during the student examinations. Make sure to check out the Ballet Syllabus Page of our new Website to place your order before the DVD’s are gone! If you have applied for membership or are already a member you may also order the Junior, Senior or Major Ballet syllabus binders, as well as the CDs that accompany all of the grade work. Order forms are on the website. If you have any questions please send them to the Ballet Chairperson, Alison Cowan.Continue reading

2015 New or Upgraded Members

1 Tammy Galvin Licentiate Member Stage (Tap) – Upgraded 2 Crystal Li Affiliate Member Ballroom (Latin) 3 Han Ly Affiliate Member Ballroom (Latin) 4 Alberto Gonzalez Licentiate Member Ballroom (Salsa) 5 Teresa Szefler Licentiate Member Ballroom (Salsa) 6 Sunny Li Affiliate Member Ballroom 7 Mandeep Singh Sakaria Licentiate Member Multicultural (Banghra) 8 Pushpinder Singh Sidhu Licentiate Member Multicultural (Banghra) 9 Tejinder Singh Sidhu Licentiate Member Multicultural (Banghra) 10 William Li Associate Member Ballroom 11 Jatinder Pal Singh Randhawa Licentiate Member Multicultural (Banghra) 12 Vanessa Nussbaum Licentiate Member Ballroom (Latin) 13 Andy Mundy Licentiate Member Ballroom (Latin) 14 Garrette Smith Licentiate Member Stage (Tap, Acro) – Upgraded 15 Teresa Mackerth Associate Member Stage (Acro) – Upgraded 16 Kimberly Dyer Associate Member Stage (Jazz)Continue reading

The New Senior Tap Syllabus Takes Effect

The National Senior Tap Syllabus was available in 2010.  The B.C. Branch at that time opted to wait before making it mandatory in B.C. until such time as there were DVD’s available to support this new syllabus. The DVD’s are now available (for order forms please see our Stage Syllabi DVD Order Form). To those wishing to now purchase the new syllabus (this will include all updates) Please go to Stage Syllabi Order FormContinue reading

2014 New or Upgraded Members

1 Elizabeth Marrow Licentiate Member Stage (Tap) 2 Garrette Smith Licentiate Member Ballet, Stage (Jazz) 3 Alison Morgan (Proctor) Licentiate Member Stage (Jazz, Tap) 4 Amanda Frankham Associate Member Stage (Jazz, Acro) 5 Alison Sherman Associate Member Stage (Acro) 6 Delany Dircks Associate Member Stage (Jazz) 7 Prajakta Trehan Licentiate Member Multicultural (Kathak) 8 Shannon Vallee Licentiate Member Stage (Acro) – Upgraded 9 Shauna Milne Licentiate Member Ballet – Upgraded 10 Karen Bowering (Kirkwood) Associate Member Stage (Tap) -Reinstated 11 John Chen Affiliate Member Ballroom – Reinstated 12 Linda Chen Licentiate Member Ballroom (Latin) – Reinstated 13 Calvin Lee Licentiate Member Ballroom (Latin) – Reinstated 14 Lorna Carbutt-Zuccollo Life Member 15 Gem Binstead Life MemberContinue reading

2012 – New or Upgraded Members

1 Leslie Nadon Licentiate Member Modern 2 Andrea Gunnlaugson Licentiate Member Modern 3 Tammy Galvin Licentiate Member Stage (Jazz) 4 Hardeep Singh Sahota Licentiate Member National Multicultural 5 Shannon Vallee Licentiate Member Modern – Upgraded 6 Katie Thomas Licentiate Member Modern – Upgraded 7 Traci Majewski Licentiate Member Modern – UpgradedContinue reading