awards

Announcing the Winchester Prize

May 16th, 2017|

The Winchester Prize

Through the generosity of Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre awarded The Winchester Prize for the best student dance work presented in the School’s third year Choreographic Workshop. The winning choreographer receiveв a cash award and support to further develop and, with the guidance of a mentor, remount their […]

Student Bursaries and Awards 2017

May 16th, 2017|

Walker Wood Foundation Bursary

The criteria upon which the Walker Wood Foundation bursaries are awarded include:
• demonstrated leadership qualities
• high academic standing

The two extremely deserving recipients of this year’s Walker Wood Award are Philip McDermott and Anya Tregubova.

The panel’s remarks included:
Philip McDermott
Philip has been absolutely unshakeable in his passion, focus, determination, and positive energy for the whole time […]

The Kathryn Ash Scholarship 2017

May 16th, 2017|

The Scholarship is a merit-based award given to a deserving student going into their final year of study and is the equivalent to one-half of one year’s tuition.

The winner of this year’s Scholarship is Chihiro Nukuto.

Remarks from the panel included:
Chihiro’s application showed maturity and thoughtfulness, and the panel was attracted to Chihiro’s dedication to […]

Kathryn Ash Choreographic Commission 2017

May 16th, 2017|

Peggy Baker has been announced as the 2017 winner of the Kathryn Ash Choreographic Commission. This award is presented to a choreographer for the commissioning of a new creation for the students of the School. As an expression of the School’s, and Kathryn’s, dedication to new creation and the professional development of our alumni, […]

Student Profile: Jocelyn Mah

May 16th, 2017|

One of our 16 brand new 2017 graduates, Jocelyn Mah hails from Calgary, Alberta. She was born and grew up there before she moved to Toronto to attend the School.

Jocelyn’s journey into dance started when she was about 11: “Dance has always been around in my life – my cousins took dance, and I […]

Faculty Profile: Peggy Baker

May 16th, 2017|

Peggy Baker has been announced as the 2017 winner of the Kathryn Ash Choreographic Commission. This award is presented to a choreographer for the commissioning of a new creation for the students of the School. As an expression of the School’s, and Kathryn’s, dedication to new creation and the professional development of our alumni, […]