faculty

November 2017

Guest Artist Profile: Jasmyn Fyffe

November 16th, 2017|

Jasmyn Fyffe, who is creating a new work for our second year dancers, is a performer and choreographer, and the director of Jasmyn Fyffe Dance. She started dancing at age six, training in African-Caribbean dance and ballet. Then in high school she focused more on soccer, track and field, and basketball. But when she […]

Alumni Profile: Sharon B. Moore

November 16th, 2017|

Sharon B. Moore, one of the School’s Resident Choreographers, is creating a new work for our first year dancers, for IMPULSE 2017. We asked her to tell us about her adventures in dance. Here’s her response.

It’s been a golden life so far. I am an artist. A distinct privilege and a massive passion that is […]

September 2017

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 […]

August 2017

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 […]

May 2017

2016-17 Dora Mavor Moore Awards in Dance Nominees

May 30th, 2017|

Sixteen alumni of the School have been nominated for twenty-two 2016-17 Dora Mavor Moore Awards in Dance including – Valerie Calam, Michael Caldwell, Jennifer Dallas, Alana Elmer,  Mairéad Filgate, Andrew Hartley, Megumi Kokuba,  Bakari I. Lindsay, Pulga Muchochoma, Danah Rosales, Jarrett Siddall, Margarita Soria, Brodie Stevenson, Heidi Strauss, Stephanie Tremblay-Abubo, and Naishi Wang.

We’d […]

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, […]