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Chiara Ackerman

Chiara Ackerman

Ballet Instructor

Chiara’s formal dance training began in Port Alberni at the Pat Cummings School of Dance. She completed 14 years in Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Modern Stage. She was also a member of the youth dance company ‘Dancestreams‘.

Chiara then moved to Toronto to train at the National Ballet School. She graduated with a Teaching Diploma and received an Associate Diploma from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing in Ballet and Ethnic Dance. Her qualifications have allowed her to teach in several dance schools around Canada , USA, Europe , Bermuda and Australia. She had the opportunity to work for some renowned Directors and Choreographers along the way.

Currently Chiara resides back on the island with her husband, two daughters and two pets. She’s been instructing for several schools on the island. She gained more teaching qualification from the Royal Academy of Dance (Ballet) and Canadian Dance Teachers Association (Ballet and Modern). Also leads the dance programs for Parks and Recreation and Artists in the School Program.

Chiara has been instructing at Tempo Dance Academy since 2013.

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