Pre-Professional Ballet Program
Stars on Stage Dance & Performing Arts Inc. is welcoming a NEW Pre-Professional Ballet Company in Caledonia. Headed by Ms Mercedes Bernardez, whose extensive background will bring our dancers the best of the Ballet/Contemporary/Modern World of Dance. She currently teaches Company Classes at The National Ballet of Canada and The Ballet Jorgen. She was formerly the Artistic Director at The Quinte Ballet School (1997-2003), a Ballet Mistress at The Alberta Ballet (2003-2006). She trained in Argentina, and has worked in Chile, Venezuela, USA & Canada.
Mr Jose Carret will also be offering Contemporary/Composition Classes as part of the program.
Jose is the Artistic Director of Danza Corpus from Matanzas, Cuba. In 2005, Jose Carret toured Canada as a guest dancer for Decidedly Jazz Danceworks from Calgary, AB. Jose and was a guest instructor and choreographer for Oakville School of Dance and The Ca-nadian Ballet Youth Ensemble Summer Intensive. Jose premiered "Dimension Cubana" in Toronto with Cosmopolitan Productions in 2009 and since April 2009, he is a guest dancer with Ballet Creole.
We are looking forward to old & new students with a passion for ballet from the surrounding area to give the program a try.