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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

Achieved 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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