Artistic Director of Oakville School of Classical Ballet and Oakville Ballet.

Affiliate Teacher and Examiner for American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum,.

Amanda Paterson received her early training at the Oakville School of Dance, and later graduated from Canada’s National Ballet School’s full-time Professional Training Programme. While at NBS, she studied with esteemed teachers such as Eric Bruhn, Betty Oliphant, Glenn Gilmour, Lyn Wallis, Daniel Sellier, and Carole Chadwick.

Paterson has performed with the National Ballet of Canada, Ballet Nacional de Cuba, and the Elizabeth Paterson Dance Company.

As Artistic Director of Oakville School of Classical Ballet, Paterson has produced over 80 productions at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, including a full-length Nutcracker for the past 20 years.

Her vision for Oakville Ballet is to produce 3-4 productions each season, featuring the students from the Oakville School of Classical Ballet and invited guest artists.