Karen L. Beales
About Karen: Karen is currently the Head Administrator for both Lighthouse Academy of Dance in Langford, B.C., and Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet in Victoria, B.C. She manages the day-to-day operations of the two dance schools, including finance, sales, and human resources. In coordination with the Artistic Director, Karen develops and implements both schools’ strategic and budget plans.
Karen was born in Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil, and obtained her Bachelor of Law from the Universidade Federal de Roraima, 2008, and has held various positions at government offices of Roraima in Boa Vista. She has lived in British Columbia since 2008 and speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English. She has been the Head Administrator for Maple Leaf School of Russian Ballet since 2012, and of Lighthouse Academy of Dance since 2015.