Who is Caroline
Caroline Bentley is a professional dancer specializing in ballet, contemporary, and modern dance. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Caroline's Creative Camp and Initiatives and Bobcaygeon's Creative Movement Centre of Dance.
Originally from Oakville ON, Caroline began studying dance at the age of three through Fleming's School of Performing Arts, which later became Balletomane Inc. Caroline later went on to study as a dance major at performing arts high school, Etobicoke School of the Arts. While at the school, Caroline was a dance company member in grades eleven and twelve, and a leadership demonstrator for the grade ten dance classes in her graduating year. Caroline was also awarded the Arts Showcase Award and Edward Lam Scholarship at graduation. Since graduating, Caroline has been back as a professional Guest Artist and Rehearsal Assistant.
Caroline is a graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and was the recipient of their Pedagogy Practicum Award for teaching the Martha Graham Technique. She has also completed two seasons as a virtual student of the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance (Manhattan NY) in their post graduate Advanced Studies Certificate program. To further her own pedagogical training, Caroline has attended the Martha Graham School's Teacher Training Intensive and the Limon Company's Teacher Training Intensive.
Caroline has also studied in summer programs at the Martha Graham Dance Company, The Limon Dance Company (Manhattan NY), Pro Arte Danza (Toronto ON), The School of Toronto Dance Theatre (Toronto ON), The Joffrey Ballet School (Manhattan NY), and The Royal Academy of Dance (London UK).
Caroline is also CPR and First AID Certified.