|About the Instructor:
Monique Legaré is an internationally known teacher of Folk Dance and a native of Montréal, Canada. She trained as a teacher and a dancer, and performed with les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal Ballet Company and studied dance in Canada, USA, and Poland. She graduated from the Choreography School in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and did extensive research on folk dance in Hungary.
She taught on the North American continent, Poland and Ukraine. Recent seminars and workshops where she taught include Texas Folk Dance Camp, Mainewoods Folk Dance Camp, and Ontario Folk Dance Camp.
A remarkably versatile dancer, she directs the Monique Legaré International Dance Company. In 2008 she took over the artistic direction of the Janosik Polish Dancers founded by her late husband in 1971. She was interviewed for Polish Heritage month and appeared on television on WHYY in 2005 and 2008.