Marijka Stanowych

Marijka Stanowych

Marijka Stanowych

PD/RD Faculty

Ms. Stanowych is a graduate of Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division Teacher Training Program and presently holds her Licentiate teaching designation within the Cecchetti Society of Canada.

Along with her professional studies at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ms. Stanowych trained professionally in Kyiv, Ukraine at the Choreographic School of the Ukrainian State Ensemble named after Pavlo Virsky. Ms. Stanowych has over 25 years experience as a dancer, teacher and choreographer in Ukrainian Dance. She has toured Asia, Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Ms. Stanowych has been Artistic Director of Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and guest choreographer for local Ukrainian Dance groups such as Verba Ukrainian Dance Company and Zirka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Dauphin, Manitoba.

Ms. Stanowych has adjudicated dance festivals in Alberta and Manitoba. She has also been a guest faculty member at local and international Cecchetti Workshops.

Ms. Stanowych has choreographed for the RWB Recreational Division, Professional Division In Concert and Ballet in the Park productions as well as for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. She has also prepared and rehearsed Professional Division students for performances of Sleeping Beauty with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company. She presently teaches Ballet and Pointe in the Recreational Division, Professional Division and Teacher Training Program.