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February 2018

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 2017

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, […]

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

Alumni Watch: Roger Sinha

February 21st, 2017|

Roger Sinha, a distinguished alumnus of the School of TDT (1984-86), is a choreographer, dancer, and teacher, and the founder of Sinha Danse, a company based in Montreal which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016. That year, Roger won the prestigious Cultural Diversity Prize in Dance presented by the Conseil des arts de […]