Christine Campbell - Director/CDTA Member

Christine began dancing ballet at the age of 3 and quickly developed her love of dance. From there she began adding classes in tap and jazz. By the time she reached her teens she was fully engrossed with a full range of disciplines including modern, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre.

Christine has been teaching dance throughout various dance studios in Southern Ontario since 1999, and has been running her own studio since the summer of 2008.

Students she has taught over the past fifteen years have received various recognitions such as, winning competitive overalls at I Love Dance, Broadway Dreams, Kiwanis, Rhythm, Dance Canada, Ontario Dance Challenge, Bedazzled, Inspire, Kick It Up, Terpsichore/Dance Starz and Champions. Many of her students have also won the titles Jr. & Sr. Sweetheart/Hearthrob, along with numerous special awards and scholarships.

Christine is a member of the Canadian Dance Teachers Association in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Modern. She also has her AAC1 memebership with Acrobatic Arts. Always continuing to educate herself, she has attended workshops and classes in Canada and the United States. Some choreographers Christine has worked with recently are Mia Michaels, Mandy Moore, Nick Lazzarini and Kenny Wormald.  Christine also enjoys choreographing numbers in major productions and has worked on "A Night of Broadway" in Mississauga, ON, Keeping Time School of Dance "The Nutcracker" in Barrie, ON, Brantford Collegiate Institute's production of "Oklahoma", and Ballare Studio Dances recent productions of “Annie Jr.”, "Fame Jr.", Ballare on Broadway", and “Disney’s Cinderella Kids”.

Christine is currently a member of the Professional Adjudicator’s Alliance and A.C.E. , and continues her love of dance                                                                judging competitions.

Our Team

Lance Perry - Tumbling Coach

Lance has been involved with gymnastics for the past 36 years and coaching for the past 32 years. He has his Level 2 Gymnastics & Level 2 Trampoline certification, which makes him a great asset to the Ballare Studio Dance staff. Lance currently trains children as young as 4, all the way up to Open Adult classes, at the Hamilton Gymnastics club. Lance loves having the opportunity to participate in ones achievements, dreams, and goals. Every day that Lance coaches is a memorable experience for him. He loves to see the smiles on the faces of those he coaches, hoping that he has brought happiness and excitement to their gymnastic experience.

Guest Instructor

Janette Lindley - Guest Ballet Teacher/Cecchitti & CDTA Member

Janette Lindley is a life member of the Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association.  She is also a Cecchetti Society of Canada Associate Diploma  member.  She is very proud to have passed the Cecchetti Diploma Exam in 1997.  (An exam which only a handful of Canadian ballet dancers have achieved.)

Janette has served as the President of the Canadian Dance Teachers Association (Ontario Branch)  has sat on the Ballet Division Committee as a committee  member and as Division Chair.   She is also a Ballet Examiner. She has most recently been appointed the National Ballet Consultant for  C.D.T.A. National.

Janette has owned her own dance studio.  She currently is a freelance ballet teacher and is proud to be associated with this studio.  She is an innovative choreographer and passionate ballet teacher.

Mikayla Madronich - Supply Dance Teacher