Over the past decade, Caitlin has performed in ballet and contemporary productions across Canada and in China, Thailand, and Israel. She has worked on stage with companies including Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, MOVE: the company, Sony Pictures's Center Stage: Turn it Up, and the 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremonies. She is an active member of Margie Gillis' Legacy Project, in which she continues to study and perform under the Canadian Dance icon. Presentations of Caitlin's work have included multiple installments of at Dances for a Small Stage, 12 Minutes Max, The ROMP! Festival, The City of Vancouver’s Biennale Open Air Museum, The City of Coquitlam's 125th Anniversary Celebration and for the BC Children's Hospital A Night of Miracles Gala. Acting as ballet choreographer for Team Canada West in 2014, Caitlin's choreography won 4 gold medals at the international competition in Poland. Caitlin is also a sought after adjudicator and guest teacher for youth and is passionate about community engagement through the arts. You can find out more at www.caitlingriffin.com
Caitlin Griffin instructs the following:
Ballet: Helps to build a strong base, clean technique and proper alignment, all of which are essential for any kind of dance. Barre exercises, combinations across the floor and adagio are taught to live piano accompaniment.
Level: 1 is for dancers with anywhere from one to four years experience who enjoy a slower-paced class with less complex dance steps.
Absolute Beginner Ballet
This class is designed for Adult students that have no Ballet Background. It will give you the basic Positions (arms, feet, body). You will work on balance, stretch and strength and proper ballet lines through traditional exercises.
The class consists of approx. 1 hour at the Barre and ½ hr in the centre learning simple ballet steps, including some jumps and turns.