Alicia Ward is an enthusiastic human who loves performing, teaching and promoting a passion for performance art. After graduating from the University of Calgary with a BFA in Drama with Distinction, Alicia spent a very informative year interning at Theatre Junction followed by two consecutive years in the Professional Training Program at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks. She has undergone numerous dance exams with RAD and the ISTD, including taking her Associate exam in tap dance. Year round Alicia choreographs, instructs dance and drama, and works administratively for a number of education and arts focused companies. She co-founded the Young Adventurer Society and holds the position of Co-Artistic Director and General Manager of Alberta Dance Theatre. When performing Alicia mainly chooses to perform tap dance for young audiences through her Colour Me Sad collaboration with Calgary musician Mandy Morris. She dabbles in stage management but specializes in stepping in where needed. Alicia is passionate about growing the artist community in Calgary and fostering opportunities for artists, no matter what age, to develop a love for movement.