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Our Staff

Anita Herle-Bauck, Director

 

Qualifications:

  • Trained and mentored at Doris Sitter School of Dance
  • Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA) Tap and Jazz examinations  
  • CDTA Tap Teaching Certificate 
  • Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Ballet Teaching Certificate  
Anita Herle-Bauck - Director of Doris Sitter Dance School
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Additional Studies:

  • Ellen Andrews in Vancouver
  • Oakville, Ontario

Performances:

  • Won Canadian National Tap Championship, Vancouver
  • Competed with The National Tap Team –  Reisa, Germany
  • Competed and placed in Tap Solo, Germany
  • Received title of “Top Female”, Germany

Teaching Experience:

  • Doris Sitter School of Dance for twenty-seven (27) years.   

Adjudicating Experience: 

  • Adjudicated at National Tap Competition, Vancouver
  • Competitions in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Darla Thompson-Zerff, Director

 

Qualifications:

  • Trained and mentored at Doris Sitter School of Dance
  • Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association (CDTA) Tap and Jazz Examinations
  • CDTA Tap and Jazz Teacher Certification
  • Advanced One Certification in Ballet. 
  • Certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor
  • Acrobatique Course, Junior Levels 1,2,3
Darla Thompson-Zerff, Director
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Additional studies:

  • Ryerson University, Toronto,
  • Royal Academy of Dance, London, England, 
  • Banff School of Fine Arts
  • Ottawa, Edmonton and New York. 

Performances:

  • The National Tap Dance Company, Toronto, 
  • Moose Jaw Lions Show Band, touring various U.S centers.
  • Saskatchewan Theatre Ballet Company, Regina

Teaching experience:

  • Ballet Mistress, Myers School of Dance, Regina
  • Tap instructor, Actus Studio, Toronto
  • Sitter School of Dance, Saskatoon
  • Doris Sitter School of Dance, Moose Jaw
  • Life Member in good standing with Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association after 30 years of Dance Instruction

Adjudicating Experience:

  • Competitions in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Trina Hollinger

 

Qualifications:

  • Training at Ritenburg Dance Studio, Regina
  • Trained and mentored by Ana Maria Campos, Conservatory of Performing Arts/Class Act
  • Completed Royal Academy of Dance Examinations to Advanced Two
  • Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Ballet Teaching Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, University of Regina. 
  • Early Childhood Education certification (level 3) 
  • Qualified Mentor of the RAD teaching program
Trina Hollinger
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Additional Studies:

  • Summer schools and Workshops at Banff Center, Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, and Quinte Ballet School
  • Continues attendance at workshops and seminars for professional development
  • Ballet classes at Class Act, performs and teaches

Performances:

  • Performed in many of Class Act's full repertoire ballets
  • Competed at a variety of dance competitions

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching the RAD syllabus for over ten years
  • Trina loves to share her passion for ballet with others!

Alayna Poirier-Crockett

 
Alyna Poirier-Crockett
  • Trained at the Doris Sitter School of Dance since age seven (7)
  • Trained and mentored by Mrs. Sitter, Ms. Anita and Ms. Darla
  • Completed Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus for Grade one – Advanced Two
  • Completing RAD Teaching Certificate under mentorship of Ms. Anita
  • Completing CDTA Teaching Certificate in Tap and Jazz under mentorship of Ms. Darla

Performances: 

  • Competed and placed in many dance competitions
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