Niagara Ballet was founded in 2016 by Artistic Director Chelsea Wainwright. Our vision is to provide Niagara with the highest calibre Ballet training. 

 

What We Offer: Performance Opportunities, Professional Level Workshops/Intensives, Vocational Ballet Training Program, Ballet Choreography


Chelsea Wainwright
 

Chelsea Wainwright, Artistic Director

Mrs. Chelsea Wainwright is certified by Bolshoi Ballet Academy to teach Vaganova Method Elementary Level. Bolshoi Ballet is one of the worlds oldest and most established schools for classical ballet training. Chelsea has been the Ballet Director at EDC Dancers inc since 2012, since becoming Ballet Director she has directed three performances of The Nutcracker. Chelsea studied as a full time student at Canada's National Ballet School. Chelsea has danced alongside some of the worlds most esteemed Ballet companies including The Kiev Ballet, The National Ballet de Cuba, Ballet Ouest of Montreal and Neglia Ballet Artists. Chelsea is trained in RAD Ballet (Royal Academy of Dancing) holding her Intermediate Certificate, she is also trained in Cecchetti and Russian Vaganova Ballet styles. Chelsea spent three years performing as a Dancer/Illusionist Assistant in the show "Imagine" and "Beyond Belief" at the Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls and Television appearances in New York City. Chelsea has trained with and been the protege of Stelio Calagias former owner of Metro Movement in Toronto, Ont. working intensely under his wing. Chelsea's students have been accepted into several professional ballet schools such as; Canada's National Ballet School,Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Joffrey Ballet School, School of Alberta Ballet, Quinte Ballet School and The Juilliard school. Chelsea is known for her serious outlook on the technical elements when training young dancers and prides herself on allowing her students to reach their fullest and greatest potential.