FRASER VALLEY ACADEMY OF DANCE604-826-0097

About us Nurturing the next generation

Our Staff

Students have an exceptional opportunity to be trained by an international staff of certified  teachers and former professional dancers from:

  • English National Ballet
  • Rambert Dance Company
  • Cairo National Ballet
  • Princess Cruises
  • Atlantic Ballet Theatre
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • Ballet BC

  • Canada’s National Ballet
  • Odessa National Ballet
  • Orlando Ballet
  • Kharkiv National Ballet
  • Ballet West
  • Celebrity Cruise Lines
  • Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

Artistic Staff

Ballet Master

Mr. John C. Carney, Artistic Director
Ballet, Contemporary

Teachers

Stephana Arnold
Ballet, Contemporary

Kayla Cameron
Modern, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Acting

Reid Colton
Ballet

Karen Mallinson
Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap

Alexander McCune
Vocal Instructor, Choir Master

Catherine Potocky
Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap

Anna-Marie Ryan
Vocal Instructor, Choir Teacher

Carissa Selbie
Tap

Amanda Sheffield
Ballet

Seira Shimamura
Ballet, Modern, Jazz

Olena Zakharova
Ballet, Character

Guest Teachers

Julia Jensen Colton
Ballet

Wardrobe

Casey Delves
Costume Designer

Administrative Staff

School Administrator

Mrs. Carolyne Carney

Administrative Assistants

Jennifer Loewen

Debbie Allison

Health & Wellness Team

Brianna Thielmann (Redefine Health)
Registered Nutritionist / Kinesiologist

Lacy Whitford (Evoke Wellness)
Registered Massage Therapist

Health One Physio
Physiotherapists