Christine is a fully certified teacher under Dance Masters of America (D.M.A.), Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (A.D.A.P.T.), and British Association of Teachers of Dancing (M.B.A.T.D). in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics, Stage and Modern and holds her Intermediate Cecchetti Certificate (C.S.C.)
As an educator, Christine taught at the the secondary level within the Durham Separate District School Board from 2002-2007, where she was notably recognized for developing strong dance curriculums and dance teams, in addition to ten years alongside the studio milieu. With now over 15 years of teaching experience, Christine's students have been the recipients of many honourable awards in Canada, winning numerous top marks in solo, duet and group categories. Christine's students have also continued dancing professionally in music videos, commercials, movies, theme parks, theatre, television, cheerleadering teams, cruise ships and the Canadian Salsa Team.
Christine's "eye-for-detail" is second-to-none: makes for her student's polished technique and crowd-pleasing choreography. In addition, Christine is especially known for her exceptional teaching in acro, a specialty skill required at many auditions and a stand-out from competition-to-competition, year-after-year.
As the proud owner and director of Protégé Dance Company, Christine works diligently to build a positive reputation in the community and has gained the respect of many peers and professionals in the dance industry.
Christine is honoured to work with the students, teachers and choreographers at Protégé Dance Company and welcomes all those who join our company! Full Bio