07 May Nicole Charlton Goodbrand
Nicole Charlton Goodbrand is a dance artist based in Calgary, Alberta. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Arts graduate diploma from The School of Alberta Ballet, and a Professional Dancers’ Postgraduate Teaching Certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance (Berlin), where she graduated with distinction. Nicole has performed with La Caravan Dance Theatre, Corps Bara Dance Theatre, mixOLOGYdanceMine, J-SIK Movements, O2 Dance Company, Surge Co., Dancers’ Studio West, Project InTandem, and with choreographers Davida Monk, Linnea Swan, Barbara England, and Pamela Tzeng. Her choreography has been presented in the Annual Alberta Dance Festival, Dance Montage, Skylines Dance and Film Series, has been commissioned by Ember Dance Company, and was part of W&M Physical Theatre’s Artist in Residency Program. Nicole is a dance educator and is a certified RAD teacher (RAD-RTS), teaching contemporary, modern, and ballet technique at North Calgary Dance Centre. She has also taught as a sessional instructor at the School of Creative and Performing Arts- University of Calgary, and as a guest instructor for W&M 2/Surge Co., The School of Alberta Ballet, Ember Dance Company, and O2 Dance Company.