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Kathryn Ash Scholarships 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

The Kathryn Ash 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 two extremely deserving recipients of this year’s Kathryn Ash Scholarship are Yiming Cai and Gwendolyn Mitchell.

Yiming Cai

“Yiming is considered by faculty to be an outstanding […]

Walker Wood Foundation Bursaries 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

Walker Wood Foundation Bursaries are awarded to students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Other criteria upon which the Walker Wood Foundation bursaries are awarded include:

demonstrated leadership qualities;
high academic standing; and
good standing with the School and a commitment to training.

The two extremely deserving recipients of this year’s Walker Wood Bursaries are Morgyn Aronyk-Schell […]

Student Profile: Mario Ma

March 2nd, 2018|

Our 3rd year student Xiongfei (Mario) Ma was born in the ancient city of Luoyang in China’s Henan province. Mario started dancing as a young child and, at the tender age of 12, he was off to pursue a five-year Chinese classical dance program at the School for the Arts in Weifang City in […]

Student Profile: Lucie Schmidt

January 17th, 2018|

Our second year dancer Lucie Schmidt comes from Nova Scotia, and she started dancing when her family lived in the Niagara region of Ontario:

“Starting to dance was sort of a natural process for me – I have a large family and my older sister took dance classes so I followed in her footsteps. I […]

Student Profile: Kristen-Innes Stambolic

November 16th, 2017|

Recently we caught up with the President of the School’s Student Council, Kristen Stambolic, to see how her third year is going.

Kristen grew up here in Toronto and still lives in the house where she grew up. She attended Rosedale Heights School of the Arts, not far from the School, and remembers coming here […]

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 […]