Stephanie Reid, ARAD
Beginning at age three and up to age 16, Stephanie trained in Waterloo, then moved to Belleville to train full time at the Quinte Ballet School of Canada. She graduated in June of 2012 with excellence and was awarded the QBSC Guild Award. Summer ballet intensives include the National Ballet of Canada, Quinte Ballet School, and the School of Alberta Ballet. Stephanie was also accepted into the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s post graduate program. Following a year of training at George Brown College Performance Dance program in Toronto, due to a chronic ankle condition, Stephanie decided to focus on her scholastics and is a current honours kinesiology student at University of Waterloo. She is an active member of the UW Competitive Dance Team and also teaches ballet at a gymnastics club.
Stephanie holds RAD Advanced II Ballet with distinction and her Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance (ARAD). She also has completed Chechetti Advanced I and Russian Elementary exams. In addition to ballet, Stephanie has extensive training in contemporary and jazz and attained Premier status in highland dancing.
Stephanie has performed key roles such as the Snow Queen and Spanish lead in Quinte Ballet School’s Nutcracker, as well as lead roles of Sugar Plum Fairy, Cinderella and Snow White. She is also the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships for her ballet and jazz solos during her competitive years.
Throughout her young career, she has worked with professional dancers and choreopraphers such as Roberto Campanello, Peter Ottmann (NBoC), Louis-Martin Charet, Andrew Parker, Marc Bovin, Kidd Pivot, Veronica Tennant, William Yong, Bengt Jorgen, Gizella Witkowsky, Victoria May, Carol Anderson, Frank Augustyn, John Ottmann, Paula Morgan, plus workshops through Dance Fuzion, Dance Canada, SYTYCD, Costal Dance Rage.
Stephanie loves working with children and is extremely excited to share her passion for dance and work with the students of Listowel School of Dance.