Site Credits

Many Thanks to all the individuals and companies who submited their photos to DTRC's web site.

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Angel Wong by Karolina Kuras Simone Orlando by David Cooper Tara Butler and Preston McBain of Ballet Jorgen Canada. Photo by Andrew Oxenham. Natasha Massicotte in Ballet Flamenco Arte de Espana’s Azafran Or Rouge. Photo by Hervé Leblay. Rachel Prince. Photo by Michael Slobodian. Gioconda Barbuto. Photo by Michael Slobodian. Malgorzata Nowacka and Tyler Gledhill of The Chimera Project. Photo by David Hou. Natasha Bakht dancing in Still by Yvonne-Coutts. Photo by Michael Slobodian. Kelley McKinlay and Tara Williamson in Alberta Ballet's Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Kate Kunz. Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company.  Photo by Hamid Karimi Ballet BC's Things I told Nobody. Photo by Chris Randle. Gilbert Small of Ballet BC. Photo by Michael Slobodian. Jo-Ann Sundermeier of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.  Photo by David Cooper. Yvonne Ng.  Photo by Geoffrey Stone. Christina Cecchini and Davin Luce of Ballet Kelowna. Photo by Glenna Turnbull. Ballet BC’s Alyson Fretz, Makaila Wallace and Delphine Leroux performing Crystal Pite’s Short Works. Photo by Chris Randle.   Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers'  Sarah Roche in Between the Sycamore. Photo by Dennis Kashton. Sally Morgan's (decoding the) undertow (2006). Photo by Marcus Behrens. Evelyn Hart. Photo by David Cooper. Alberta Ballet Company Artists in Joni Mitchell's The Fiddle and the Drum. Photo by Charles Hope.  Esmeralda Enrique in Lorca in Search of Duende. Photo by Hamid Karimi. Jennifer Fournier. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann, courtesy of The National Ballet of Canada. Dancer and Choreographer Nova Bhattacharya. Photo by John Lauener. Stephana Arnold in Jean Grand-Maitre's Carmen. Photo by David Cooper. Nikisha Khare. Photo courtesy of Jai Govinda. Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. Photo by Trudie Lee. Egyptian Belly dancer Naima. The National Ballet's Greta Hodgkinson and Aleksandar Antonijevic in Emergence. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann. Zab Maboungo, Artistic Director of Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata in décompte. The 605 Collective (Lisa Gelley, Shay Kuebler, Josh Martin, Sasha Kozak, Maiko Miyauchi) in Audible. Photo by Chris Randle.  Artists of BJM DANSE MONTRÉAL in Rossini Cards. Photo by William Hébert. Colleen Lanki (FUJIMA Sayû) in Shiki no Yamamba. Photo by Trevan Wong. Marie Chouinard in gloires du matin Photo by Jean-François Gratton.  Zofia Tujaka and Bernard Martin of La La La Human Steps in Édouard Lock's Amjad. Natasha Bakht dancing in Triptych Self by Shobana Jeyasingh.  Photo by David Hou. The National Ballet's Piotr Stanczyk and Sonia Rodriguez in Don Quixote. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann. Marianne Grobbelaar and Leon Feizo-Gaz, Ballet BC. Photo by Chris Randle. Susanne Chui. Photo by Kylee Nunn. Simone Orlando. Photo by David Cooper. Johanna Riley, Natasha Torres-Garner & Sarah Roche of Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers in Struck. Photo by Ryan Michael Fennessy. Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal's Mariko Kida in Forgotten Land by Jirí Kylián. Photo by John Hall.

Project Manager

Lorraine Aston

Web Designers/Developers

Darren Feng and Ian Choi

DTRC Website Committee

Eloise Bellemont-Neef, Cindy Lipomanis, Amanda Hancox, Lorraine Aston

Video Consultant

Betsy Carson (Board member)

Legal Consultants

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP:  Monique Rabideau (Board member) and Matthew Soble

Website Assistants

Genevieve Allen, Jessica Black

Database Team

Darren Feng, Ian Choi, Marcus MacDonald


Lorraine Aston, Genevieve Allen, Jessica Black, Heather Bruce, Zein Dhanidina


Amanda Hancox, Parise Mongrain, Lorraine Aston, Heather Bruce, Jessica Black


Christine Vauchel


Betsy Carson, Edwin Gailits, Justine Ricard 

Video Editors

Betsy Carson, Jeanne Slater, Justine Ricard

Members who Shared their Transition Stories

On Film

Mary-Louise Albert
Christopher Body
Noam Gagnon
Laura Hicks
Liisa Murray
Blair Neufeld
Ofilio Portillo
Lucy Rupert
Apolonia Velasquez

In Writing

Rhonda Cooper
Colleen Lanki
Sonya Stephan
Lucy Rupert
Angel Wong


Thank you to everyone who volunteered to test the site. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. 


Helping dancers make necessary transitions into, within, and from professional performing careers since 1985.