Great Lakes Dance Academy

We, at Great Lakes Dance Academy, are committed to providing you with the very best Performing Arts education. We want each experience at our academy to be positive and inspiring. Our capable teachers and staff are passionate about dance education and the performing arts. We look forward to sharing our passion with each student, and helping each dancer, singer, and actor reach their goals.

Eleonore Prokop

Ballet, Triple Threat Program

Eleonore Prokop has three decades of professional experience as a theatre/dance artist with companies in Toronto and New York City She was co-founder and director of GENERIC THEATRE COMPANY with whom she performed, directed, and choreographed for fourteen years, and was nominated for a DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARD for OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE for her work in her own play "Before Eve".

As a dancer she has studied at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens in Montreal, and in NYC, at the Finis Jung Studio and with Don Farnsworth and Loyd Williamson. Also in NYC, she was an ensemble member in Masque Ensemble, and Force 13. She is a specialist in physical/ensemble theatre and has led youth workshops with Soulpepper Theatre Company, the Canadian Opera Company, and the University of Toronto's Outreach Programs for Youth. She was physical theatre instructor/director with the Globe Theatre Actor's Conservatory in Regina 2008 and 2010, and is a director with First Light Theatre Company in Guelph.