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Masterclass with Jaime Vargas

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Dance Workshops Masterclass Outreach


Jaime Vargas is the Ballet Master and Community Outreach Coordinator for Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Intermediate / Advanced Ballet masterclass

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Jaime Vargas began his dance training when he was 14 years old, at the Centro de Arte y Ballet in his hometown. He graduated with a RAD designation with honors and received the prestigious Solo Seal. Vargas also studied at the London Studio Centre in London, England, as well as the Australian Ballet School where he graduated from his classical ballet studies.

Vargas joined the RWB as a Principal dancer in July of 2004. During his time with the RWB, Vargas danced many leading roles including Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Captain Hook in Jorden Morris’ Peter Pan and the title role in Mark Godden’s Dracula. Vargas retired from the RWB Company in 2011 and joined the Artistic Staff as Ballet Master. In 2012, Vargas added Community Outreach Coordinator to his title and has worked to create outreach programming which he has delivered successfully in Winnipeg and across Canada.

*This class is 1.5 hours long and is for ages 14 and up
Jaime Vargas © Ian McCausland