Reid currently resides in Surrey and teaches at various studios all across the lower mainland area. He has experience teaching ballet classes at Essence of Dance, and Harbour Dance Centre as well as The Fraser Valley Academy of Dance and Langley Dance Academy. Several of his students have gone on to attend the most prestigious ballet schools in Canada and dance professionally. Reid specializes in teaching Mens/Womans Ballet Technique, Men’s Variations, and Pas De Deux.
Reid began training with Philip Fuller in Los Angeles at the age of eight. As a student at the Idyllwild Arts Academy, he attended summer sessions on scholarship with ABT, San Francisco Ballet and the Royal Ballet. He received a scholarship to the Post-Secondary Program of Canada’s National Ballet School, where he studied with Lindsay Fischer and where he had a brand new work choreographed on him by James Kudelka. Reid represented NBS in an international showcase, dancing Rudi van Dantzig’s “Third Song” at the Stuttgart Ballet.
Upon graduating from the Post-Secondary Dance Program Reid joined Ballet West and performed ballets such as “Giselle”, “Sleeping Beauty”, and Balanchine’s “Stars and Stripes”. In 2008 Reid joined The Orlando Ballet and danced roles in Fernando Bujones’ “Don Quixote”, “Bolero”, and Robert Hill’s “Le Corsaire”. Since moving to British Columbia Reid danced with Josh Beamish in new works that toured to Toronto, New York City, and Thailand.