Tania Brossoit – RAD Ballet
Ms. Brossoit was born in England and is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dancing Teacher Training Program. There, she gained extensive training in Ballet, ISTD Modern, National, Jazz, and Character Dance alongside dance anatomy, dance history, child psychology and classical repertoire. Ms. Brossoit had the good fortune to be taught and gained her extensive knowledge of the classical repertoire from many wonderful dancers of the Royal Ballet. Teachers included Antoinette Sibley, Merle Park, Monica Mason, Nicola Katrak, Natalia Markova, Anthony Dowell, Phyllis Bedells, Keith Lester, (the Diaghilev method, ) Rachel Cameron, ( the Karsavina Method) Jane Dudley (Martha Graham), and many of the RAD top examiners. Ms. Brossoit came to Canada in 1985 and she owned and operated a highly successful dance studio on Vancouver Island from 1991 through the year 2000. She has spent the last thirteen years in Vancouver, teaching at the Richmond Academy of Dance, training dancers of all ages, including those in the professional division training program. Known for her love and passion for dance and for her exceptional work with young dancers, Tania produces a high standard of training and exam results. She is also an avid dance science researcher, and has studied at length, the physiology and biomechanics of the body and strongly applies these principles to her teaching. Many of her students have gone on to dance in major companies and theatre productions or have continued their training at some of the most respected institutes around the world. She has been sought after for many years as guest teacher and adjudicator around BC and has instructed in various summer schools within the province. Choreography is also a passion for Ms. Brossoit, and her choreography is often recognized for its diversity and annually receives honorable awards. Ms. Brossoit has had the good fortune to work with some of the world’s leading dance experts and feels blessed to be able to share this wealth of knowledge with all the young dancers she has the good fortune to teach.