Grade 11 student, Margot Lorette is beginning her fourth year at Pro Arte Centre. She began dancing at the age of three in Squamish and has since completed numerous graded and vocational ballet and modern examinations. She was recently awarded Distinction for her ISTD Advanced 1 Modern and Advanced 1 Ballet examinations, as well as for her RAD Advanced 1 examination. Margot spent a summer at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School and has been invited to programs at École supérieure, Alvin Ailey, Joffrey, and the School of Alberta Ballet. Over the years she has participated in numbers competitions, presenting both solo and group pieces. She has twice been awarded top honours at RAD Dance Challenge Vancouver as well as scholarships from the Vancouver Ballet Society. Margot was a Top Three Finalist at the BC Performing Arts Provincial Festival 2016. Under the instruction of the superb coaches at Pro Arte Centre, Margot is diligently working on the RAD Advanced 2 syllabus, and plans to participate in the Royal Academy of Dance Genée International Ballet competition in 2018. Her long term plan includes traveling to Europe to pursue a career in professional dance. In addition to dance, Margot loves to explore the art of photography and continues to hone her skills in that area. She is delighted to be a member of CatchingART in it’s sixth season and grateful to further develop her dance through the distinguished coaching and performance opportunities offered.