Certified Dance Teachers and Performing Artists

This list has the names and contact information for the graduates of the New Rhythm Dance Teacher Certificate Program. The dance teachers and performing artists have completed the requirements to teach Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Students. They are able teach the best practices of teaching DHH students to fully participate in dance or performing classes. This program is run by Deaf Arts Manitoba and Dance Manitoba.


Dance Manitoba

Name Contact Genre
Claire Marshall dancemanitoba@gmail.com / cmarshallruth@gmail.com

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

300 Graham Ave, Winnipeg

Name Contact Genre
Suzanne Andre sandre@rwb.org / 204-957-3466 Ballet
Kelly Bale kbale@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Ballet
Grace Bell gracebell459@gmail.com Ballet / Creative Movement
Katrin Benedictson kbenedictson@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Ballet / Creative Movement
Gabriella Janus ggjanus@yahoo.ca / 204-230-6489 Ballet / Jazz / Creative Movement
Nicole Kepp nkepp@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Ballet /Jazz
Magdalena McGregor mmcgregor@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Ballet / Jazz / Creative Movement
Danielle Platford dplatford@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Ballet
Aoi Suzuki piyo2kobuta@ybb.ne.jp Ballet
Kendra Woo kwoo@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Ballet
Cheyenne Schroeder cschroeder@rwb.org / 204-957-3467 Musical Theatre


Hinode Taiko

180 McPhillips St., Winnipeg

Name Contact Genre
Margaret McKenty teragramm@shaw.ca Hinode Taiko Japanese
Elizabeth Ready allizbeth@shaw.ca Hinode Taiko Japanese
Sophie Sickert ssickert@outlook.com Hinode Taiko Japanese
Asakio Yoshida yoshida_winnipeg@icloud.com Hinode Taiko Japanese

Congrats to the 2023 Graduates of the New Rhythm Dance Teacher Certificate Program!