Madelaine grew up dancing in Edmonton and Grande Prairie and was trained in the RAD and Cecchetti methods of classical ballet as well as modern, jazz, and tap. She first joined Marr-Mac in 2005 as an adult student and began teaching in the ballet program a few years later.
Madelaine has since trained in the Russian Vaganova Technique of teaching classical Ballet through workshops in Edmonton and St. Petersburg, Russia.
In addition, she has taken other training including Level 1 of the Perfect Form Physiotherapy Dance Teacher & Health Professional Intensive Workshop, certification in Progressing Ballet Technique, certification in Alixa Flexibility Modules 1-4, and 500-hour advanced yoga instructor training.
Madelaine continues to take classes and workshops in different styles of dance and is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm for dance with the students at Marr-Mac.
Madelaine is also a Director of the Vaganova Dance Society.