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May 2017

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, […]

February 2017

3rd Year Students: Trip to Montreal

February 24th, 2017|

Our third year dancers have recently returned from a wonderful visit to Montreal and to the new home of l’École de danse contemporain de Montréal (EDCM).

Highlights were class with the amazing German Jauregui and Jamie Wright, as well as La La La Human Steps repertoire by Edouard Locke, taught by the inspiring Bernard […]

WE DANCE

February 7th, 2017|

We Dance is a pilot dance project celebrating integrated dance practices with differently abled movers. The class is open to youth and adults aged 16+ with mixed abilities.

Class will be led by Michelle Silagy, director of the Young Dancers’ Program at the School of TDT and Master DanceAbility Teacher. Each […]

January 2017

Faculty Profile: Jane Alison McKinney

January 10th, 2017|

Jane Alison McKinney is dancer, choreographer, teacher, and producer, a four-time recipient of the artsnb Scholarship, faculty member with our Young Dancers’ Program, and a 2011 graduate of the School. Originally from Rothesay, New Brunswick, she began her training with Andrea Scott at Port City Dance Academy in Saint John. She spent a year […]

November 2016

Faculty Profile: Emma Kerson and Andrew Hartley

November 16th, 2016|

On Valentine’s Day, 2014, Andrew Hartley and Emma Kerson (2011 graduates) formalized their ongoing work together in the creation of their collective, Common People – a name they chose to celebrate “looking at the commonplace or everyday and finding what’s incredible about it”. As Common People, they have created their own work and performed […]

September 2016

Faculty Profile: Debbie Wilson

September 14th, 2016|

Debbie Wilson loves to teach.  When you ask how she is, she’ll often reply, with genuine enthusiasm, “Great!”  And it will turn out that she’s thrilled with the progress her students are making in response to her teaching. They are making great leaps in understanding and body awareness, and she credits this improvement to […]