Alberta Ballet's Muriel Taylor Dancer Development

Support Alberta Ballet Dancer's in their future career development by supporting the Muriel Taylor Dancer Development.

Organizer: Debbie Nordstrom

Type Of Group: Culture & Arts


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The Group's Purpose

We are very proud of our dancers. Their strong work ethic helps them succeed each day in practice and performance - please help us help them in ensuring they are set up for success in their lives after dance.

When you become a donating partner a percentage of your donation will go directly to employing our dancers during their off-season performances.

These internships will support our dancers in their post-dance career by providing key skills and experiences that will enable our dancers to effectively and efficiently transition into a career after dance.

Your generous support will allow the Alberta Ballet to hire dancers within our various departments and provide them with key career development skills.

We will also be working with local organizations who would like to support by hiring one of our dancers during the off-season.

Make difference in what someone can become!

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How to Help

25% of donations in this program will be assigned to the professional development of the Dancer’s career post-dance.
Your investment will help the Alberta Ballet employ dancers with internships either at Alberta Ballet or with Alberta-based companies interested in working with Alberta Ballet toward this cause.

The remainder of your donation supports continued dancer performances, new and existing artistic creation and organizational support for the art of ballet.

About the Organizers

Jean Grand-Maitre has been the artistic director for Alberta Ballet since 2002. He introduced the signature 'Pop Ballets' to Alberta Ballet, collaborations with musical icons such as Joni Mitchell and Elton John. His newest pop ballet, a collaboration with Gordon Lightfoot, will premier at the close of Alberta Ballet's 50th anniversary season!

Steven Aucoin
Steven recently joined Alberta Ballet as the Director, Business Development. He’s looking forward to applying his 15 years experience in client relations to strengthening Alberta Ballet's connections to its valued stakeholder groups.