Dale Yoshida

Office: TC 15
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x88396
Email: dyoshida@uwo.ca

As a professional dancer with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Dale regularly toured Canada and the United States, and participated in international tours that included performances in Germany, England, Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt and Mexico. Since retiring from performing, Dale has been teaching and choreographing in London and the surrounding area.

Dale began her involvement with Western University in 1987 in the non-credit instructional dance program first through Part-time and Continuing Education and subsequently through Western Mustang’s Campus Recreation. In the School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, she taught Ballet Fundamentals from 2005 through to 2011 and continues her position of Lecturer for Dance Basics and Ballet Fundamentals in the Don Wright Faculty of Music, Music
Education & Dance department. Her role as co-director of Studies in Motion, an annual production of student compositions, began with its inception in 2015.

Dale is a Life Member of the Royal Academy of Dance and maintains Registered Teacher status with this organization. She is also on staff at the North London Dance Centre in London. Community involvement has included guest teaching throughout Southwestern Ontario, serving on the audition panel as well as choreographing for London South Collegiate Institute’s performance productions, choreographing for local musical theatre shows, and acting as a board member with the FLUX London Dance Festival during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Dale was honoured to be named to the 2017 Mayor’s list for her contribution to the Arts.