Claudia Moore - The Dancer

The Dancer

Moore began ballet class with Stella Appelbaum at the Dance Arts Studio in Buffalo and fell in love with dancing. At age twelve, she became a student at the National Ballet School in Toronto. She began performing with the National Ballet of Canada at sixteen years old, touring Europe and the United States from 1971 to 1973. Her curiosity led her beyond classical ballet. She joined the Felix Blaska Company in France in 1973 and studied physical theatre with Lindsay Kemp in London. Returning to Canada, Claudia danced with the Contemporary Dance Theatre of Montreal. In 1976 she joined the Toronto Dance Theatre and in 1980, became a founding member of Desrosiers Dance Theatre, performing major roles with those companies until 1987. She performed on video and on film, including "L'Oiseau de Feu" for CBC Montreal and Leonard Cohen's "I am a Hotel".

She also performed original works by Canadian choreographers including Serge Bennathan, Peter Chin, Ginette Laurin, James Kudelka, Lola MacLaughlin and Tedd Robinson.

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