Sandra Long has been inspiring young dancers with her highly creative and energetic style for more than 25 years. Ms Long is a Registered Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD). She has trained students in all levels of examinations including the very prestigious Solo Seal Award. Sandra has trained with the top Ballet and Modern dance professional in Canada, the United States and England and is a graduate of the Royal Ballet School in London, England. Ms. Long is also a Can-Fit-Pro Certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor and an adjudicator. Sandra was appointed Head of the Dance Department at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts – Canada’s “Triple Threat” College in 2010 and continues in that role today.
- Associate Member and Registered Teacher of the RAD
- Associate Member and Registered Teacher of the ISTD (Imperial Ballet and Modern Theatre)
- Advanced Certificate RAD, ISTD (Ballet and Modern)
Ms Long’s students have won major competitive titles and many have gone on to professional Musical Theatre careers in productions of “Crazy for You”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Oliver”, “Show Boat”, “We Will Rock You” & “Dirty Dancing” Others have made careers as feature performers at Stage West, both Shaw & Stratford Festivals and in Charlottetown, Halifax and Winnipeg.
Some have gone on to perform as back up dancers for Madonna, Janet Jackson & Brittany Spears and at the infamous Janet Jackson/Justin Timberlake Super bowl half–time show!! Others have gone on to careers on cruise ships or performing with Cirque du Soleil. Still more have been inspired to follow the teaching path, becoming registered RAD teachers and/or studio owners.