“Confidence isn’t walking into a room thinking you are better than everyone, it’s walking in not having to compare yourself to anyone at all.”
Mikaela Zarsky first began dancing at the age of 3 and has trained in styles including ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, modern, lyrical, musical theatre, ballroom, hip hop, acrobatics, character, and tap. This 17-year-old artist currently attends the Alberta Ballet School Professional Division and is a company member of YYC Dance Project in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Additionally, she is a part of the Advanced Hip Hop Training Program at UniverseSoul. She has attended various conventions and intensives such as the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division, The Protege Movement, Joffrey Ballet School, Harbour Dance Center, and Break The Floor Conventions, and has assisted Pure Dance Convention. Mikaela has been featured in media as an iDance Magazine cover model, Face of Fever ambassador, and Joffrey Ballet School Summer Intensive Ambassador. Recently, she has been accepted into the BFA programs at both CalArts and PACE University. Mikaela has committed to CLI Conservatory with Teddy Forance for 2022-2023.
Recently, Mikaela joined BTCF as a youth ambassador and we are so thrilled to be working with her! Additionally, we look forward to continuing to watch this young dynamic lady soar! Thank you, Mikaela, for this insightful and inspirational conversation. Click here for Mikaela’s interview