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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 […]

Student Profile: Kristen-Innes Stambolic

November 16th, 2017|

Recently we caught up with the President of the School’s Student Council, Kristen Stambolic, to see how her third year is going.

Kristen grew up here in Toronto and still lives in the house where she grew up. She attended Rosedale Heights School of the Arts, not far from the School, and remembers coming […]

September 2017

Student Profile: Chihiro Nukuto

September 18th, 2017|

Chihiro Nukuto, class of 2018; winner of the 2017 Kathryn Ash Scholarship

Chihiro Nukuto is originally from Nara, Japan, and before coming to the School, she graduated from Mukogawa Women’s University (Nishinomiya, Japan) in 2014, with a degree in Health and Sports Science; she also holds a teaching license in Physical Education. Apart from her […]

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 […]

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, […]