Miss Claire was born in Lethbridge and discovered a passion for dance by the time she could walk. She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts and has studied in ADAPT, RAD and Al Gilbert tap syllabus, and spent time exploring Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais. Her training has taken her to classes and workshops in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle and all throughout Western Canada.
Claire has enjoyed numerous opportunities working in dance, theatre and film. Her most favored contract was kicking her heels in Dawson City, Yukon as a Can-Can Dancer at the famous Diamond Tooth Gerties. Claire continues to improve her understanding of dance through classes, workshops and training. She loves to bring things back to the basics and help individual students develop their technique and foundation.
Since 2009, Claire has been based out of Lethbridge, where she continues to perform, choreograph and teach throughout the community. Claire is delighted to share her wealth of technical knowledge and her passion for movement and performance. She is looking forward to her 5th season as an instructor with VanDance!