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September 2017

Student Profile: Chihiro Nukuto

September 18th, 2017|

Chihiro Nukuto, class of 2018; winner of the 2017 Kathryn Ash Scholarship

Chihiro Nukuto is originally from Nara, Japan, and before coming to the School, she graduated from Mukogawa Women’s University (Nishinomiya, Japan) in 2014, with a degree in Health and Sports Science; she also holds a teaching license in Physical Education. Apart from her […]

Faculty Profile: Elizabeth Auclair

September 18th, 2017|

Elizabeth Auclair has been a well-loved visiting faculty member with us at the School for the past 12 years. Remarkably, since 2015, she has lived overseas, holding a full-time teaching position as a Visiting Guest Professor, at Kobe College in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan.

Elizabeth was a Principal Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, with […]

Alumni Watch: Naoko Murakoshi

September 18th, 2017|

Naoko Murakoshi, a 1991 graduate of the School, is originally from Japan, and is now back in her home country, teaching at Mukogawa Women’s University in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo. She started her dance training in ballet in Japan, and eventually came to Canada to join the Goh Ballet in Vancouver. There she met David Earle, […]

August 2017

We Dance: Sean Rowley

August 11th, 2017|

Sean Rowley is one of the dancers in our regular Young Dancers’ Program (YDP) class called Creative Movement Made for Me (CMMM). This is a weekly class, now going into its seventh year, for young dancers of mixed abilities. It was initiated by the Director of our YDP, Michelle Silagy, who has a […]

Summer Dance at the School of TDT

August 11th, 2017|

July was a jam-packed month of dance here at the School.

We started off with our two-week Summer Intensive, welcoming a group of enthusiastic dancers from the Barbados, Chile, Colombia, and different corners of Canada. Every day for two weeks they trained in ballet, contemporary, Graham, and Horton techniques, got to test the waters of improvisation, learned about […]

Feature Profile: Andrea Roberts

August 10th, 2017|

We are thrilled to recognize and celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Andrea Roberts’ working at the School. On our Awards Day, last May, Pat Fraser presented Andrea with a beautiful bouquet of flowers, and said:  “Today we are honouring Andrea Roberts’ 20 years of service and commitment to the School. Andrea has a fine […]