holly linkert BA, Bed
Holly is a professional dancer and teacher. Originally from Waterloo, Holly trained at the Waterloo Dance Centre and the Moree School of Dance where she completed her RAD Elementary ballet exam. Holly is trained in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop and partnering. Holly was a dancer and dance captain for International Entertainment (Regal Cruise Lines) and Jean Ann Ryan Productions (Norwegian Cruise Lines). In 2003, Holly was a member the World Bronze medal Canadian Showdance Team that competed in Dresden, Germany. She has also been involved in a variety of Dance organizations and Non-profit dance companies such as DanceOntario and Ballet Creole (Toronto) where she organized membership and fundraising programs. Holly has taught at various competitive and non-competitive studios throughout Ontario. She has won various choreography and overall awards at National and International competitions. In 2001, she graduated from King’s College at the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in History. Holly then went on to graduate from the teacher training program at D’Youville College (Buffalo, NY) and is a certified dance, drama, history and guidance teacher with the Ontario College of teachers. Currently, Holly is completing her ADAPT teaching certification as well teaching high school with the Waterloo Region District School Board.