“A Mosaic of Colour” These awesome sunflowers were sourced for us by the talented Awesome Blossom florist shop in Edmonton.
Tricia Bayrock has been involved in the dance and arts community for more than thirty seven years. Her extensive training in dance includes Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Ukrainian Dance and Theatre Arts. She has instructed Ukrainian Dance for the past thirty three years to dancers of all ages and abilities. Tricia has been recognized as a talented Dance Instructor, Artistic Director and Choreographer who wants to share and explore her love for dance by influencing students through her teaching. She is determined to achieve her best and provide the best possible technical training to all of her students. She extends and demonstrates this by motivating and educating dancers of all levels and age groups. She scaffolds instruction to differentiate learning for children of all abilities and weaves everyone seamlessly into her dances. Tricia creates new and innovative choreography to compliment dancers training techniques and levels of abilities. Her love of music, her passion for innovative choreography aides her integration of traditional dance training techniques, latest dance trends, movements, costuming, artists and musical genres into her work.
Jordan is an active dancer and performer. He continues to attend a variety of workshops and classes offered to enhance his personal development and instructional support and training. As a teacher with the Edmonton Public School Division, Jordan uses his skills to build community and pass on his extensive ballet and Ukrainian folk dance language and technique to our athletes.
Victoria has been dancing with ULAS forever, most recently with our professional group Kupalo. Five years ago, she started assisting with the large numbers of students in our junior classes. It’s a pleasure to be in her warm presence. Since she’s been instructing with us, she has also completed her masters in Ukrainian Language and Culture at the University of Alberta and speaks Ukrainian with our athletes and their families.