graduates

Congratulations to Sasha Ivanochko

February 9th, 2018|

After an extensive 4-month national search,  Dancers’ Studio West  announced Sasha Ivanochko as its new Artistic Director, commencing August 2018. Heartfelt congratulations to Sasha and the company!

From Dancers’ Studio West Press Release:

Sasha Ivanochko said “It is with honour and humility that I take up the artistic leadership of Dancers’ Studio West. I’m inspired by the […]

Alumni Watch: Sarah Joy Stoker

January 17th, 2018|

Sarah Stoker, a 1996 graduate of the PTP, is now back in her native Newfoundland, fully immersed in the dance community there. We asked her to tell us about her path. Here is her story:

I had been dancing since I was a child. I do not remember starting or asking to start but my […]

Congratulations to Paige Culley!

December 1st, 2017|

Paige Culley named as one of winners of Prix de la danse de Montréal
Congratulations to Paige Culley, 2010 graduate, on being named the winner of the PRIX DÉCOUVERTE at Prix de la danse de Montréal this year.

The Prix DÉCOUVERTE is presented by Agora de la danse and Tangente. It comes with a prize of […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 longstanding […]