Ballet Instructor, Dance Educator, and Researcher
Tanya Berg is a Toronto-based ballet teacher, dance educator, and researcher. She holds a PhD in Dance Studies from York University and is a graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School Teacher Training Program. Tanya currently teaches in the Faculty of Education and the Dance Department at York University, as well as the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto. Her current book project, published by Canadian Scholars Press, deals with interdisciplinary arts-based pedagogy in K-12 education. Tanya’s other academic publications are found in multiple journals, as well as the anthology Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education: Case Studies on Humanizing Dance Pedagogy. Tanya has presented her research annually at many international conferences. She is open to all platforms as a means to facilitate dancer education and she was recently interviewed on CBC radio, Facebook Live, and an online educational podcast.