Delina started her ballet training at seven with Jean M. Wong School of Ballet in Hong Kong. At fifteen, she went to Canada to study high school and then university. She continued her ballet training at Alberta Ballet School and York University. During her studies in Canada, she had received two dance scholarships, one from York University and the other from The Banff Centre for the Arts. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from York University in 1980. She performed with the Goh Ballet in Vancouver for a year and then returned to Hong Kong in 1981.
In Hong Kong, Delina had worked as a dancer with the City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC), Resident Choreographer for Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited (HK-TVB) and Dance Director of Asia Television Limited (ATV). She had choreographed and directed numerous works for television, films and stage. Her choreographic venture had taken her to New York, Athens, Kuala Lumpur, Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto.
Delina moved to Canada in 1990 and continued her dance career there. She taught ballet at Harbour Dance Centre, Ballet British Columbia and Arts Umbrella in Vancouver. She performed and choreographed for the annual ‘Dancing on the Edge Festival’ from 1991-1993. She also choreographed for Arts Umbrella Youth Dance Company and co-produced an evening long dance concert ‘3 at Eleven’ in 1996. She returned to Hong Kong the same year.
Erica has been teaching workshops in the Feldenkrais Method as well as Ballet and Contemporary classes for schools and companies internationally. She began creating her own work in 2003 and choreographed the Astor Piazzolla opera Maria de Buenos Aires in Copenhagen with the Royal Danish Opera (2005) and also Hansel and Gretel in the Semperoper of Dresden (2006).
- Erica in "Twice Removed" -
She returned to Canada in 2010 to continue her interests in dance, movement and health. Erica has been a member of the faculty for Coastal Ballet and Pacific Dance Arts for 2 years and has choreographed for the company as well.
Erica is currently a 4th year student in the Canadian College of Osteopathy - Vancouver.
Eva began teaching while in Europe, at summer school in Vignale, Italy. On returning to Canada she danced and taught company class for Judith Marcuse Repertory Dance Theatre. She also began teaching at The Dance Gallery, Terpsichore Studios, Goh Ballet Academy and Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver. After taking a some years off to raise a family, Eva has been teaching at Harbour Dance Centre since 2006.
"Dance has brought a great deal of joy to my life, and I love to encourage students' natural joy of movement to flow through their ballet technique, fine-tuning that technique along the way."
Emily grew up and trained in Edmonton, where she started her career with Citie Ballet after years of competing in all disciplines. She is a true multi-genre performer and teacher who holds a B.A. from the University of Alberta, and a diploma in Arts Administration from Grant MacEwan University that she completed while dancing. In addition to Citie Ballet she also performed with the Russian Vaganova Society and Mile Zero Dance Company in Canada. In New York she performed with the Graham-based Saba Dance Theatre and LiNK Contemporary Jazz Dance Company, and in Philadelphia with the Rebecca Davis Dance Company. Internationally, she worked with several ballet schools in Okinawa, Japan, and taught at Broadway Dance Centre in Tokyo. In addition to ballet and contemporary concert dance, Emily has performed with music legend Mannheim Steamroller, and Zach Galifianakis, star of “The Hangover”. She has modeled for the renowned dance photographer Lois Greenfield, and has been sponsored by Bloch dancewear and Sansha. While living in New York she used her diverse talents to collaborate with the creatively renowned Crunch Gyms to film dance fitness videos and do TV publicity for the company, and has also appeared as a background dancer in art films.
In addition to all of this exciting work, she has always remained very committed and enthusiastic about teaching dance at all levels and has branched out to training actors in New York as well. Emily is passionate about the pursuit of physical training in dance and has her Certified Personal Trainer designation from NASM in the US. One of her newest endeavors with colleagues in New York was the formation of PAC (Performing Arts Collective), which tours the North East area conducting performance workshops for pre-professionals. Recently, she has choreographed new work for Alberta's International Feats Festival of Dance, was the guest choreographer for Motif 2011 at the University of Alberta, and has been adjudicating across North America. She is excited to be back in Canada and Vancouver-based!
Reid began training with Philip Fuller in Los Angeles at the age of 8. As a student at the Idyllwild Arts Academy, he attended summer sessions on scholarship with ABT, San Francisco Ballet and the Royal Ballet. He received a scholarship to the post secondary program of Canada’s National Ballet School, where he studied with Lindsay Fischer and had a brand new work choreographed on him by James Kudelka. Reid represented NBS in an international showcase, dancing the late Rudi van Danzig’s "Third Song" at the Stuttgart Ballet.
Upon graduating from the post secondary dance program, Reid joined Ballet West and performed ballets such as "Giselle", "Sleeping Beauty" and Balanchine’s "Stars and Stripes". In 2008, Reid joined The Orlando Ballet and danced roles in Fernando Bujones’ "Don Quixote", and Robert Hill’s "Le Corsaire".