Get to know our staff…

The Staff at the Alberta Dance Academy have all been selected based on their training, education, experience and passion for the arts. Decades of commitment have gone into making them who they are today and we are so lucky to have them all with us on our team. Their love and drive to inspire their students’ shows every day with the success and energy they all show.

ERICA HENDRY
ERICA HENDRYArtistic Director, Instructor, Company Choreographer
Erica Hendry enjoys studying many dance forms such as Acro, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, West African, and Musical Theatre. She received her…

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CHARLI ATKINS
CHARLI ATKINSCompany Coordinator, Tap Director, Instructor, Company Choreographer
Charli Atkins is a certified instructor with the ADAPT Tap & Jazz Syllabus, the Gilbert Tap Syllabus & Alixa Flexibility.

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ALEX KRICH
ALEX KRICHStudio Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator
Alex Krich started at The Alberta Dance Academy as a dancer in 2000. Throughout her years as a student she had the opportunity to train in a variety of styles…

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DANCE

COURTNEY NIEBERGALL
COURTNEY NIEBERGALLBallet Director, Instructor, Company Choreographer
Courtney Niebergall (ARAD RTS) began her dance training in 1983 in Regina, and she has been dancing ever since. Her…

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MADDIE EVANS
MADDIE EVANSInstructor & Company Choreographer

Maddie’s training began at The Alberta Dance Academy when she was 11 years old. In her early years, she trained in many styles like Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and Contemporary. Growing up…

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EMILY FENTON
EMILY FENTONInstructor
Emily was introduced to dance at 2 years old at a studio in Calgary before she started dancing at the Alberta Dance Academy at age 3.
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CORRISSA THOMPSON
CORRISSA THOMPSONInstructor

Corrissa is so excited to be joining The Alberta Dance Academy this year and to bring her love of dance to a new group of students! She has been pursuing…

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BRI ZUBICK
BRI ZUBICK Instructor
Bri began her dance training with a small competitive studio in British Columbia. Her love of dance grew from there bringing her to Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles…

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CHARLOTTE ROBINSON
CHARLOTTE ROBINSONInstructor
Miss Charlotte is a dance teacher and competitive choreographer. They started dancing in 2009 and have loved it ever since! Since moving to the Alberta Dance Academy (ADA) in 2011…
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KELSEY SAUNDERS
KELSEY SAUNDERSInstructor
Kelsey is a senior ADA Company dancer who is heading into her 3rd year as part of the ADA teaching team….

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JESLYN KRSA
JESLYN KRSAInstructor
JADE WYMA
JADE WYMAInstructor

DRAMA

SAMANTHA BELL
SAMANTHA BELLDrama Director, Instructor
Theatre credits include Rumpelstiltskin Revisited for Goodger-Pink Production, Grey Metter for the Magic World Theatre, Titus Andronicus, Othello, The …

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NICOLE MCINTYRE
NICOLE MCINTYREStage Life Instructor
Nicole started her musical theatre journey in high school where she performed in a handful of musicals. After an extended gap year, she decided to pursue her passion for all thing…
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ADMINISTRATION

Jacqueline Muelaner
Jacqueline MuelanerAdministrator
Jacqueline grew up dancing competitively and has always loved being a part of the dance community. In 2016, her daughter started dancing with ADA and is currently in her 5th year with the ADA Company….
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SOPHIE FARMER
SOPHIE FARMERAdministrator
Sophie grew up dancing and competing with The Alberta Dance Academy, as well as participating in ballet exams with The Royal Academy of Dance…..
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