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Fired ballet staffer Bruce Monk now at Ballet Victoria

first_img Login/Register With: Doucet told CBC in an email she was feeling “shock and disbelief, and fear for the women who were now working with him,” when she found out Monk was with the ballet.Monk, a renowned photographer, was the subject of a Winnipeg police investigation after multiple women came forward to the media and police alleging he took nude photos of them while they were dancers at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.Sarah Doucet told CBC in an email she was feeling ‘shock and disbelief,’ after seeing a photo of Monk on Ballet Victoria’s Facebook page. (Wally Santana/Associated Press)Police investigated but never charged Monk. At the time, Manitoba Justice said the Crown reviewed the case and recommended against charges because a conviction was unlikely. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet fired him in 2015. He declined an interview request through his lawyer for this story.READ MORE Twitter A Winnipeg ballet instructor who was fired after former students came forward accusing him of taking nude photos of them has been doing volunteer and contract work at a ballet company in B.C.Bruce Monk is living in Victoria, where CBC News has learned he actively volunteers and does contracts for Ballet Victoria.“I was shocked,” said Sarah Doucet, a former student of Monk’s who contacted the ballet earlier this year after seeing a photo of Monk on the company’s Facebook page. Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment center_img Advertisement Bruce Monk is living in Victoria, where CBC News has learned he actively volunteers and does contracts for Ballet Victoria. (CBC) Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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