Sophia Zavarella


Sophia began training privately with Ida in 2015, and later joined the full time program. She has been accepted to summer programs at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart, Germany and the Royal Ballet School in London, England. She has accepted an invitation to the Alberta Ballet School's Summer Program for 2019. 

​Sarah Goodstadt


After just one year of training with Ida in the Senior Pre-Professional Program at I.D.A., Sarah was accepted to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Professional Ballet Program.  



Jessey Yokoyama


Jessey began training with Ida in 2017 and recently received first prize for her classical variation at the World Ballet Competition in 2018.   

Kaitlyn Yu


Kaitlyn began training with Ida in 2015 and has been accepted into several summer programs including Canada's National Ballet School and the Kirov Academy's Summer Program, both which she attended.

Gracie Smith 


Gracie began training at I.D.A. privately in early 2018.  She then attended Canada's National Ballet School Summer Program summer before joining the full-time Senior Pre-Professional Program for the 2018/2019 season.  Gracie also participated in the Young Creators Challenge, coming in 3rd place for original choreography.   She also recently received the award for "Best Choreography" at the World Ballet Competition in 2018.


Pilar Bianchini


Pilar began training with Ida privately in 2014 and since then has been accepted into prestigious summer programs such as the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, The School of American Ballet, Canada's National Ballet School, Washington School of Ballet, American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School and Royal Ballet School in London, England. 

Arielle Miralles

Arielle trained privately with Ida for two years prior to her acceptance into Canada's National Ballet School in 2012. She was selected amongst other girls to be Marie in The National Ballet of Canada's renowned performance of The Nutcracker and will graduate from the Professional Ballet Program in 2019. 

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