Global Jury Biography
Canada's National Ballet School
Born in China, Lin Zhou was trained at the Beijing Dance Institute and joined Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) upon her graduation. She performed and toured internationally with SDT, dancing principal and soloist roles in various classical ballets and contemporary works, including Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, Raymonda in Raymonda, Swanhilda in Coppélia and lead roles in Forgotten Land and Stamping Ground by Jiří Kylián. Lin then went into teaching and has taught at almost all the major arts colleges and institutes in Singapore, before coming to Toronto and graduating from NBS’ Teacher Training Program with Distinction and the Betty Oliphant Award.