Christina Marshall Christina Marshall earned her Bachelor of Performing Arts (Dance Performance) from Oklahoma City University in 2005. Her life-long passion and devotion to dance gave her invaluable opportunities performing professionally around the globe. Christina is originally from Saint John, N. B. and, after being away from Atlantic Canada for over thirteen years, she is delighted and thrilled to make Prince Edward Island her new home.
Galina TerentievGalina Terentiev has 15 years teaching experience in various styles, first in the Ukraine and, more recently, in Israel. Galina completed education degree in the Ukraine, Faculty of Choreography, with honours. She is a versatile and highly knowledgeable instructor and choreographer.
Julia SauvéJulia Sauvé, M.A. in Movement Education, has worked on the Island as a dance teacher, freelance choreographer and performer for the past twenty years. She was co-founder of dance umbrella and Montage Dance Theatre, and has worked with numerous arts organizations on P.E.I. Ms. Sauvé spent two years teaching at a private school in New Hampshire and with their Performance Plus summer program.
Lauren Vincent graduated from the Royal Academy of Dance degree course with a BA (Hons) Ballet Education. Since graduating she has taught RAD syllabus and free ballet classes, as well as modern and tap classes in Bermuda and in Bristol, U.K. She has also continued her professional development by gaining ISTD modern and tap teaching qualifications. Lauren is looking forward to returning for another exciting year at dance umbrella!
Morgan Wagner has been studying dance since the age of three, and has taken classes in all genres taught at dance umbrella, where she is now a participant in the Intensive Training Program. Morgan benefitted from the instruction provided in the Confederation Centre Young Company training program in 2009 and 2010. She is currently studying to earn a Bachelor of Music (Voice) degree at U.P.E.I.
Peggy ReddinPeggy Reddin is Director of Arts Education and the dance umbrella program at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. She co-founded dance umbrella in 1988 with Julia Sauvé and has served as its Director since 1996. She is a graduate of the National Ballet School Teacher Training Program and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) degree from U.P.E.I.
Sandy ZinckSandy Zinck holds degrees in Arts and Music (voice) from Acadia University and an Education degree from University of Alberta. She has taught drama and musical theatre with both Edmonton Public Schools and the Toronto Board of Education.
Wanda NaylorWanda Naylor has a varied dance background and has of late specialized in teaching dance, art, and music for young children. She has earned degrees in Fine Arts and Primary/Junior Education from York University. Wanda has also been known to clown around with the "Merrytime/Canadian Clown and Puppet Theatre".