A graduate of the Professional Ballet/Academic Program at NBS, Carina Bomers went on to dance with the National Ballet of Canada and the Ballet Y's. Over the course of her performance career, she has toured across Canada, Europe and the United States, working with numerous astounding dancers such as Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Veronica Tennant, Karen Kain, Erik Bruhn and Celia Franca.
Carina Bomers returned to NBS for the Teacher Training Program in 1980, and then taught dance at the George Brown College School of Dance where she was also Artistic Director for the Youth Ensemble. Bomers has been on staff at NBS since 1983, teaching ballet and creative dance. She is also involved in outreach classes, both in Canada and abroad, and she has been a guest teacher at several professional ballet schools including the National Ballet Academy of Amsterdam and the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona, Spain. Each year, Bomers has taught at the Nordic Seminar, which involves professional ballet students from the Norwegian Opera Ballet, the Royal Swedish Ballet and the Finnish National Opera Ballet School. Carina is a Fellow of and examiner for the Cecchetti Branch of the ISTD.
Fun facts about me:
What do you do in your free time?: Walk in nature, reading, learning, gardening, traveling.
Favourite Toronto hidden gem: Tommy Thompson Park
Cats or dogs?: Dog person