graduates

September 2017

Alumni Watch: Naoko Murakoshi

September 18th, 2017|

Naoko Murakoshi, a 1991 graduate of the School, is originally from Japan, and is now back in her home country, teaching at Mukogawa Women’s University in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo. She started her dance training in ballet in Japan, and eventually came to Canada to join the Goh Ballet in Vancouver. There she met David Earle, […]

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 […]

Summer Dance at the School of TDT

August 11th, 2017|

July was a jam-packed month of dance here at the School.

We started off with our two-week Summer Intensive, welcoming a group of enthusiastic dancers from the Barbados, Chile, Colombia, and different corners of Canada. Every day for two weeks they trained in ballet, contemporary, Graham, and Horton techniques, got to test the waters of improvisation, learned about […]

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 […]

June 2017

Grads shine at the Dora Awards

June 28th, 2017|

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre graduates win Dora Mavor Moore Awards for:

  • Outstanding Production
  • Outstanding Performance – Female
  • Outstanding Performance – Male
  • Outstanding Performance – Ensemble

We’d like to congratulate our alumni winners including:

Heidi Strauss – Outstanding Production for her work … what it’s like;

Michael Caldwell – Outstanding Performance – Male for …[…]

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 […]