Patricia Macris

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History & Experience

  • Early training The Ballet School of Buffalo in Western New York

  • Ballet Center of Buffalo at the age of 14 and toured the Eastern States with the junior company for 3 years

  • Summer Programs (summer intensive) in Saratoga Springs and New York

o Studied in Saratoga Springs, NY. Instructors included Patricia Neary, Patricia McBride, Edward Villella and Arthur Mitchell

o Studied in NYC under George Balanchine

  • Taught Master Classes & studied in Paris, Antibes, Athens, Bangkok, Hanoi and Ho Chi Min City (Saigon)

  • Taught Ballet and Conditioning at Aloha Dance Studio on the Island of Kauai from 2007 to 2013

o Taught levels Ballet 1 and 2

o Pointe Intro & Intermediate

o Beginning Choreography

o Special Needs Class where enjoyment of music in movement was my focus

  • Recent Training, Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver

  • At 64 I have been dancing for over ½ of a century