Janet Bradbury - Ballet
Janet’s early training in ballet was here in Nova Scotia, followed by studies and performance experience in the UK and US. She began teaching at the Maritime Conservatory in 1995 as a student in the Teacher Training Diploma under Barbara Dearborn, and upon graduating in 1996 joined the Dance Faculty at The
Conservatory. She is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance (Teacher Training Certificate 1996, Teaching Diploma 1998), a Licentiate with the Canadian Dance Teachers Association in Ballet and Stage, and Examiner of Classical Ballet. Janet is also a licensed Silver Swans® Ballet instructor. Teaching
all ages and levels for over 25 years, Janet has trained students from Pre-School to Solo Seal. Her latest passion is adaptive dance for dancers of all abilities.
As the Artistic Director of The Northumberland Youth Ballet since 2011, Janet has staged full length ballet productions and run workshops and outreach programs across Northern Nova Scotia. She has been the owner/director of Ashlei Ballet School in New Glasgow since 1995, and now brings over 25 years of management experience to the Role of Dean of Dance at the Conservatory. Her full time job is Mom to three children and assorted pets.