Vancouver born, Curtis Foley, trained at Canada’s National Ballet School and then graduated from The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. He performed with The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company, The Banff Centre and New York City’s Les Ballets Grandiva (Trocadero) in most of the major classics, as well as works by Georges Balanchine, Crystal Pite and many others. With a career that brought him on the stages of Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo, he was also featured in live performances of the popular children’s television show, The Toy Castle. In the summer of 2009 he was invited to perform in the Chicago Dance Festival alongside the stars of American Ballet Theatre and Alvin Ailey. Since retirement, he has traveled extensively, teaching for The National Ballet of Canada, Stuttgart Ballet, Ballet Zürich, The National Ballet of Portugal, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, English National Ballet School, The Alberta Ballet Company, Palucca Hochschule Dresden, The Banff Centre, New Zealand School of Dance and Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck. He has conducted master classes in his home country for Simon Fraser University and The Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association, and was Ballet Master at The Banff Centre in 2011. From 2011-2016 he was the Resident Teacher for Ballet BC, where he also sits on the jury for The BC Arts Council. Currently, he is now based in Warsaw as Ballet Master for The Polish National Ballet.
Curtis Foley is currently not instructing any classes.