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Student Profile: International Students

November 13th, 2018|

Here at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, students come from across Canada, including from First Nations, and, internationally. The School has welcomed students from Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, England, France, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, the Philippines, Poland, […]

Student Profile: Yiming Cai

September 24th, 2018|

Our third year student Yiming Cai is a co-winner of the 2018 Kathryn Ash Scholarship, and recipient of a 2017 Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton Student Bursary. Originally from Singapore, Yiming began his movement training competing in Wushu. He started dancing at the Nanyang Technological University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication […]

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 […]