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Ilze Titova

 Ballet / Pointe 

Ilze Titova was born in Latvia, where she received her professional ballet training at the

Riga Choreography School. Ilze began her professional dance career at the Latvian

National Opera & Ballet Company in 1994, performing multiple roles in a wide variety of

classical and contemporary repertoire and touring extensively throughout Europe.

In 2005, Ilze began the Teacher Training Program for former professional dancers at

Canada’s National Ballet School. She graduated with Distinction, became a Registered

Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance, and was selected by the faculty as the

recipient of the Betty Oliphant Award.

Immediately after graduation, Ilze began teaching at Canada's National Ballet School

where she taught Ballet Technique, Pointe, and Repertoire to male and female students

of all ages in both the Professional and Associates Programs.

Ilze has been a regular juror on the National Ballet School’s national audition tour

and has served on the jury of the Universal Ballet Competition in Florida, the Asian

Grand Prix in Hong Kong and the Surrey Festival of Dance in British Colombia. Since

2017 Ilze has been teaching company classes at Canada’s Ballet Jörgen.