Tara Butler

Tara began her formal training at the National Ballet School in Toronto. Upon graduation she then danced for the National Ballet of Canada for their 1992/93 season. Tara then moved to Calgary to dance with The Alberta Ballet for 2 seasons. She danced with the Banff Festival ballet for 3 consecutive summers. In 1995 Tara joined Ballet Jorgen Canada as a principal dancer. Dancing many lead roles created for her by artistic director Bengt Jorgen. Favorite roles include Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, the title role in Cinderella and Anastasia, Clara in Coppelia, and The Sugar Plum Fairy in the Nutcracker. While still dancing Tara began guest teaching across the country and into the United States as well as Hong Kong. She taught for 3 years at Sean Boutilier Academy of dance and teaches for Ballet Jorgen Canada. Tara is very happy to be joining the staff at IN.MOTION School of the Performing Arts and is looking forward to the dance season ahead!