Registration for W.B.A.C. Grand Prix  is  OPEN NOW!

Welcome to the W.B.A.C. Grand Prix in Calgary.

The University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW Calgary, AB. T2N 1N4

 

 



Schedule

8:00    Open Theater

8:30   Registration all participants

9:00-11:00   Master class and masterpiece rehearsal on stage   (All participants)

11:15-11:30 Open Stage 

11:30-15:00            Start Competition

15:30-16:00 Masterpiece and Certificate on Stage

(All Participants with costume)

 

*The competition program is posted on the website. Pamphlets will not be distributed on the day.

*Please note that the schedule may change depending on the progress of the day.

*The competition results will be posted on the website by the next day,. Award certificates will be sent by email to each organization or individual. If you are a finalist, please complete your registration at least two weeks before the Niagara Final.

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION







Monica Proenca
CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY BALLET

Monica Proenca is a professional dance choreographer and coach specialized in modern, contemporary dance, classical ballet and contemporary ballet with a Master Degree in Dance Pedagogy for Modern and Contemporary from the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she began her dance training at an early age and went on to graduate from the San Francisco School of the Arts in the United States. Monica' s professional  dance career led her to...

Alexandar Alexandrov
Ballet artistic director- Sofia Opera and Ballet.
Alexandar Alexandrov was born in Sofia. He graduated from the State Choreography School in 1999 in the class of the premier dancer Biser Deyanov. After his graduation, he was handed out an award from the Nureyev Foundation and continued his development in the SBBS Theatrical Class in Zurich. There he worked with the world-known pedagogues Chris Jensen, Francois Petit, Alex Unsuliak. During the next season, he danced in the world-known JBF company...

 

Nadia Veselova Tencer,
Artistic Director and founder of the Canadian Ballet Theatre and the Academy of Ballet and Jazz, was the beloved student of the renowned Alla Ossipenko, a legendary ballerina and teacher and part of that great Russian tradition originating from Agrippina Vaganova and further influenced by Enrico Cecchetti - whom have had a major impact on classical ballet today. Nadia, a graduate from the famed Vaganova Choreographic Institute (the School of the Kirov Maryinsky Ballet) is part of...

TAN YALING

"I hope to groom all of our students into technically proficient & emotionally intelligent dancers of the highest calibre & put Singapore dance training on the world map."

Ms. Tan graduated from the National Taiwan University of Arts and started her career with The Atlanta Ballet upon winning the National Scholarship for training in 1990 and has since worked with The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre,Ballet Contemporaneode Caracas in Venezuela and Singapore Dance Theatre. She has danced numerous principal roles in...

Oğulcan Borova
Head of Studio Company and Ballet Trainee Program with the Joffrey Academy since 2022; formerly a Company Artist with The Joffrey Ballet.

About
Oğulcan Borova was born in Turkey and recognized as the First Prize Winner at the 3rd National Rotary Clubs Dance Competition.  His awards include a Bronze Medal at the Varna International Ballet Competition, Gold Medal at the New York International Ballet Competition, Gold Medal at the Seoul International Ballet Competition, and High Achievement Recognition from the Dokuz...

NATALIA CHAROVA

Faculty
Hometown: Vinnitsa, Ukraine

Natalia Charova began her training at age ten and graduated from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, home of the famed Russian ballet traditions, where her studies included classical ballet, history of theatre, history of art and music, acting, stage makeup, history of European and American ballet, character, historic dance, and pas de deux. Ms. Charova also received a bachelor’s degree in choreography, directing, and teaching.

Throughout her schooling and career, Ms. Charova has credited great teachers for helping her to achieve...

 

Born in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, Mr. Charov began his ballet training at age nine and graduated from the prestigious Vaganova Ballet Academy in Saint Petersburg – home of the famed Russian ballet traditions. His studies there included Classical Ballet, History of Theater, History of Art and Music, Acting, Stage Makeup, History of European and American Ballet, Character, Historic Dance, Fencing and Pas de Deux. From school and throughout his career, Mr. Charov had great teachers who helped him to achieve his goals...

Cynthia Wong
Associate Dean of Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing

Senior Instructor and Choreographer of Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing

First Honor Bachelor Degree of The University of Hong Kong

C.B.T.S. Teacher Certificate of Royal Academy of Dance

Registered Teacher of Royal Academy of Dance

 

Ms. Wong started ballet training in the Kowloon branch of Hong Kong Camy Academy of Dancing at the age of five, with the outstanding results, she was awarded the Academy’s scholarship. She performed different leading roles in various...

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