The Richmond Academy of Dance - Celebrating 31 Years of Excellence

A headshot of Nicola Earl.

Nicola Earl

Classical Ballet Instructor

Nicola is a graduate of the teaching program at the Royal Ballet School in London, England, a three-year full-timetraining program covering all aspects of dance training. She graduated top of her class and was awarded the 1998 Dame Ninette de Valois Award for excellence in teaching.

She taught for nine years at the London Studio Centre, a professional performing arts school, where she worked closely with Margaret Barbieri, former Principal dancer with the Royal Ballet Company. Nicola assisted Ms. Barbieri on her audition tours throughout Europe for her professional company Images of Dance.

Since arriving in Vancouver, Nicola has worked at many schools throughout the lower mainland. She has beenon the staff at Harbour Dance for the last sixteen years and is a regular guest teacher for Ballet BC.