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March 2018

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 […]

January 2018

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 […]

November 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 2017

The Kathryn Ash Leadership Award 2017

May 17th, 2017|

The Leadership Award is presented to a third year student who has displayed leadership qualities and has made a significant contribution to the life of the School. The award is named in honour of Kathryn Ash, our Past President and a Board member for 18 years, and recognizes Kathryn’s dedication to the School and […]