Meet the Faculty

Rupert Price


Head of School

After 5 Years in Her Majesty's Grenadier Guards Band, Mr. Rupert Price studied music and performance at the...

Geoffrey Tiller

Artistic Director

Geoffrey Tiller is Burlington Royal Arts Academy's Artistic Director.

Vicki Dempsey

BJus, BEd, JP(Qual), QCT, OCT

Director of Academics and Guidance

Vicki is a career educator who has taught in Australia, the Middle East and Canada. Vicki's experience in...

Chris Thornborrow

B.Mus, M.Mus, D.M.A.

Music Teacher

Chris is a composer, musician, and teacher who is passionate about collaborating with creative people of all ages....

Rebekka Gondosch

M.Phil., B.A., B.Ed., OCT

ESL/English Teacher, Dramactic Arts Teacher

Rebekka is an actor, theatre arts educator, and proud Hamiltonian. She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin’s...

Youngling Fu

M.Sc, B.Ed, O.C.T

Mathematics, Physics and Mandarin Teacher

After graduating from one of the best teaching universities in China (BSc. Nanjing Normal University), Yongling began his...

Joginder Singh


Visual Arts - Photography Teacher

Joginder Singh specialises in photographing Architecture and Interiors. Trained in architecture, Joginder has honed his eye for detail...

Sayaka Yamanouchi-Perry


Animation Teacher

Sayaka Yamanouchi-Perry, a Visual Art Teacher with BRAA, graduated from Sheridan College with a Bachelor of Applied Arts...

Haisam Zahid

Mathematics & Science Teacher

Haisam is an OCT certified teacher. He attended The University of Western Ontario where he received a Bachelor...

Mark Terpstra

B.A.Econ, B.A.Com, M.A.Econ

Economics Teacher

Mark graduated from McMaster University with a Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in both Communications and Economics....

Dakota Stevenson


Dance Teacher

Dakota Stevenson is an educator, choreographer and performer. She graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine...

Raffael Iglesias


Raffael is a graduate of the Ontario College of arts and design university and has a Masters degree...

June Liang

BEd, MEd

Language Teacher

With a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education from Brock University, June brings decades of experiences...

Kimberly Collins


Graphic Design and Visual Arts Teacher

Kimberly is a graduate of George Brown College and the Academy of Design in Toronto. As a Registered...

Thomas Killip


Musical Theatre Teacher

Thomas is a passionate teacher and artist, most recently graduating from Queen’s university obtaining his Bachelor of Education,...

Sophia Zhang


Media Arts Teacher

Sophia Zhang is a film award winner and nominee of 7 film festivals across Canada, United States, and...

Alexander Condie


Marketing Specialist

Alexander Condie graduated from Queen's University with a Bachelor of Arts, and continued his education at Ryerson University...

Shanshan He

Marketing Specialist

Shanshan He graduated from Zhejiang University with a major in Business Administration. She has 8 years of marketing...

Cynthia Zhao

Homestay Advisor for International Students

Cynthia was raised in a teacher’s family and she graduated from Nanjing Normal University, China in 1993. She...

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