linda depass, B.A. (Hons dance), B.ED, OCT, TTP DIP (NBS), RAD RTS, ARAD, AISTD
Linda is thrilled to be joining the Carousel staff and will be teaching in the senior levels of the ballet program. Linda graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours B.A. in Dance along with her Teacher Training Diploma, awarded with Distinction, from The National Ballet School as part of the joint degree program. Furthering her academic studies, she graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor of Education and is currently a primary teacher with the Waterloo Region District School Board. She is a Registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and holds the R.A.D. Teaching Diploma with written papers in Anatomy and Dance History, along with the Elementary Executant Exam in Benesh Notation. Additionally, she attained Associate status in both the Cecchetti Ballet and Modern Theatre branches of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Passionate about sharing her love of ballet, she is a curious educator, continuing her journey of life-long learning through attendance at workshops and seminars presented by the professional organizations with which she is affiliated.