Ms. Chantal Connolly Year 1 Facilitator

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  • Favourite art form Dance
  • Hometown Calgary, AB
  • Favourite movie Singing in the Rain, 12 Angry Men, all of the Harry Potter series
  • Favourite food PIZZA!!! - Hawaiian, Ketchup chips
  • Favourite music Jazz, Soulful with horns
  • Favourite play The Mousetrap
  • Favourite quote Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. - Aristotle
  • Hobbies Dance, travel
  • Something not commonly known about me My brother is one of the first openly gay MLAs elected in the history of Alberta.

Chantal Connolly attended the University of Calgary where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance. Throughout her degree she participated in travel studies where she took dance classes around the world, most notably, she has travelled to Guinea West Africa, Cuba, Poland, Finland, and France.

After her degree she trained in the Professional Training Program at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks for three years. Chantal has been teaching dance in and around Calgary for the past twelve years, and has just completed her Bachelor of Education specializing in elementary education at the University of Calgary.

She is ecstatic to be joining the Year 1 Team at Calgary Arts Academy.