Rose J.Bedard is a is a dancer, choreographer, and coach who is well-known for her work with teaching artistry, confidence and expression through dance. She has danced in several Vermont based companies and stays current with taking master classes from the industry’s top choreographers while attending annual accredited workshops and conferences.
Rose has just completed her first year at the Flynn Performing Arts Center where she teaches hip hop and jazz as well "Words Come Alive" companion workshops. Rose is the tenth year coach of the Mt.Mansfield Union dance team who recently won their third year in a row, jazz and hip hop championships in the Vermont Northern Athletic Conference and also collected their 4th state championship title in hip hop and first Jazz state championship this past February.Her team also went on to place 3rd in hip hop at the New England level. In addition to, she is the head coach for the Vermont Bucks dance team and she continues to teach and choreograph at local studios such Electric Youth Dance Company, 2INSPIRE Dance Company, and Burlington Parks and Recreation. She also has volunteered her expertise for Rice Memorial High School’s Stunt Night, BFA St.Albans' "Mr.Bobwhite and Ms. Comet" senior scholarship contest, Miss Vermont Scholarship Pageant and other local schools and events.
Throughout her career Rose has always been known for instilling self esteem and passion through dance. She relates best to these two quotes.
" I believe that I was born to dance, but I was created to make a difference in people's lives."
" There is always somebody who may be seeing me for the first or the last time, I owe them my best."
- Joe DiMaggio