Ballet, Contemporary/Modern, Acting/Musical Theatre
Linda Arkelian has performed internationally with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Theatre Ballet of Canada, Anna Wyman Dance Theatre and the Judith Marcuse Dance Company.
Linda has choreographed and collaborated in the creation of numerous contemporary dance projects. She teaches Ballet and Contemporary Dance at Scotiabank Dance Centre, as well as Advanced Ballet at the School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University. She is also ballet instructor and repertoire coach at Lamondance Company.
Linda has had professional experience in theatre and film as a performer, and is also a visual artist, actor and filmmaker. Her dance films with David Cooper have received worldwide acclaim and international screenings in the US, India and the UK. Linda was honored as a guest speaker for PetchaKucha sharing the inspiration of her innovative “Bringing Artists Together” project which integrates musicians’ and visual artists’ work into her dance journey.
Linda’s training in the performing arts is extensive and includes the National Dance Intensive and the National Voice Intensive; her participation in both programs was supported by the Canada Council for the Arts.
It is always wonderful to have Linda’s positive and joyful energy at Caulfield School of Dance.