Shale Wagman

Vlad invited me to be involved in launching the very first BTA show. His dream was to bridge emerging artists/students with professional artists giving both the student and professional an opportunity to collaborate and experience something truly amazing and rewarding for all. 

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Ryan Bottriell
Cassidy Willox

Bridge to artists is a rare organization that devotes itself to providing young dancers with exposure to the process of creating a full-length professional production. Through the experience of nine original BTA productions, the story-line for each show had its own personality.

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Ryan Bottriell
Aidan Tooth

As a student dancer in 9 Bridge to Artists (BTA) shows, I gained invaluable experience in all aspects of the productions, and I owe these incredible experiences to Vlad. We were expected to rehearse and put the show on stage within a few short...

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Ryan Bottriell