NAPA is a leader in the training of dancers in many disciplines from pre-school to adult. We offer a variety of programs which support and enrich all of our students, creating a wonderful group of dedicated, well rounded dancers. Napa has an amazing faculty of certified, highly trained and accomplished teachers who share their knowledge, support and expertise with our students. Our variety of programs, exceptional training, team atmosphere and development of versatile students make Napa Dance the perfect choice for the aspiring dancer.
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Keitha began her career in the arts at the Kirkwood Academy of Performing Arts at the age of three. After graduating, she began training as a singer and studied her Bachelor of Music at Capilano University.
Keitha received her A.R.C.T. in vocal performance and began teaching voice and piano while performing in various productions and venues around Vancouver. She performed in RCMT’s productions of “Brigadoon” and “Guys and Dolls” as well as the North Shore Light Opera’s production of “Patience”.
Keitha was the winner of many local singing competitions, and was given the opportunity to sing with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, and Vancouver Chamber Orchestra. During this time, Keitha continued her ballet training and danced as a soloist with the Royal City Youth Ballet performing in “The Nutcracker”, “Coppelia”, and “Cinderella”. She was a member of the Tartan Pride Highland Dance team and toured with the group to California and Portugal.
Keitha is the ballet mistress for the Royal City Youth Ballet, and a member of their artistic committee. Her background in music and dance has produced an exciting, award winning Musical Theatre programme at Napa.
Trisha has trained and graduated from Kirkwood Academy of Performing Arts. She was soloist and ballet mistress with ‘Dance Streams’ before dancing with other groups. She trained with the Alberta Ballet School professional program, which helped
Trisha continued her studies in dance and received her Royal Academy of Dance teaching certificate, achieving the high mark of ‘distinction’. Trisha is now the Executive Producer for the Royal City Youth Ballet.
Nicola is a graduate of the teaching program at the Royal Ballet School in London, England. This was a three year full time training program which covered all aspects of dance training including classical ballet, pointe work, repertoire, RAD and Cecchetti
Since arriving in Vancouver ten years ago, Nicola has worked at many schools throughout the lower mainland. She has been on the staff at Harbour Dance for the last ten years and is currently guest teaching for Ballet BC.
Nicola has recently enjoyed adjudicating for the Prince Albert Festival of Dance , and is now looking forward to joining the staff at NAPA Dance.
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