Nola Antony (BFA, RAD RTS, PAA, ADA)
Certified Competition Adjudicator: Acro Dance; Jazz; Lyrical; Contemporary; Ballet; Pointe; Tap; Cabaret; Musical Theatre
Nola Antony has been teaching and performing in many styles of dance for over 25 years. She has been trained under R.A.D. , A.D.A.P.T. , Al Gilbert and Acrobatic Arts syllabus. Nola has taught jazz, tap, ballet (pointe), lyrical, contemporary and musical theatre at both recreational and competitive levels and her students have won numerous high-score and choreography awards. She is a certified dance teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance, as well as Module One certified with Acrobatic Arts and with Professional Adjudication Alliance (P.A.A.). Recently Nola certified with Acro Dance Teachers Association’s Adjudicators course. She has also obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Nola was the Dance Director for the Fort McMurray Public School Board’s PEAK Athletic Academy as well as teaching the dance curriculum for the Triple Threat Academy in Fort McMurray, AB and doing workshops and dance intensives. Currently Nola has been teaching dance around the Edmonton area.
Nola’s students have enjoyed success as professionals in the dance industry, being accepted into dance universities, dancing with Disney Cruise ships, attending the Alberta Ballet School and the Joffery Ballet School and performing in music videos with artists such as Michael Buble, K-os, and These Kids Wear Crowns.
During her career Nola has worked as a choreographer of community theatre, the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Celebration and choreographer for Multicultural Celebrations in Fort McMurray. Nola has been adjudicating for dance competitions across Canada. Nola has a passion for performance, teaching and technique. She enjoys working with children and helping them to discover themselves through the expression of dance.