Carina Romagnoli
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Carina Romagnoli

From a young age Carina began dancing at Rozmai School of Ukrainian Dance and later became a member of Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Ensemble where she continues to dance today. Carina has had the privledge of learning from a number of esteemed dance professionals including Ms. Kristina Washchyshyn, Mr. Paul Doroniuk, Mr. Vincent Rees, Mr. Serhij...

Emilia Radawetz
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Emilia Radawetz

Emilia began dancing 17 years ago, starting at St. Anne Ukrainian Dance School, then onto Rozmai Ukrainian Dance Company, Sopilka, and Verba Ukrainian Dance Company.  While with Sopilka, Emilia received several dance competition titles at Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival in Dauphin (solo & group) and Highest Senior Solo mark at the Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Competiton.  She also trains...

Makar Storoschuk
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Makar Storoschuk

Makar is thrilled to be part of the Sopilka Artistic Team.  He has been Ukrainian Dancing for 18 years and has taken part in dance competitions throughout Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba, winning several awards and scholarships.  He has danced in several groups including Radeest, Troyanda and Rusalka.  Makar also has ballet, jazz and tap training. He...

Kiersten Knysh
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Kiersten Knysh

Kiersten Knysh has been Ukrainian dancing for 14 years, 8 years with Selkirk Zorya Ukrainian Dance School and 6 years with Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. She was also a competitive dancer with Ken Peter’s Dance Express for 7 years, where she trained in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and pointe. Kiersten has been involved in dance for...

Kristina Washchyshyn
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Kristina Washchyshyn

Kristina is a graduate of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Teacher Training program and holds her Licenciate teacher designation with the Cecchetti Society of Canada and Cecchetti International Classical Ballet.  She currently teaches at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in the Recreational School and the Teacher’s Training Program.  She was the ballet mistress and technical director for...