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Student Profile: Yiming Cai

September 24th, 2018|

Our third year student Yiming Cai is a co-winner of the 2018 Kathryn Ash Scholarship, and recipient of a 2017 Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton Student Bursary. Originally from Singapore, Yiming began his movement training competing in Wushu. He started dancing at the Nanyang Technological University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication […]

Faculty Spotlight: Julia Sasso

September 24th, 2018|

In this issue we celebrate our gifted core faculty member and Resident Choreographer Julia Sasso, who had a very active summer, performing, mentoring, teaching, and rehearsing for more performances. In June, she was thrilled to appear with Danny Grossman in his “swan song” celebratory performance, Labour of Love (Its Innate Proclivities and Myriad Variations), […]

#Summerdance2018

August 15th, 2018|

July is always busy here at the School, and this year was no exception! We started off with our two-week Summer Intensive, welcoming a group of enthusiastic dancers from across Canada, Mexico, and the US.

Our one-week Teen Intensive brought together a diverse group of dancers from 13 to 16 from across Canada for a week of intensive […]

Alumni Watch: Megan Navarro

August 15th, 2018|

By Carol Bishop-Gwyn

Barbadian Megan Navarro (2010) has a passion to teach the joy and love of dance to children. Seven years after returning to her Caribbean island, she has recently established her own dance school, PowerHouse Studios in Bridgetown.

Megan’s early education benefitted from the demanding British-based Barbadian curriculum, and attending the Ursuline Convent. She […]

Graduation Day 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

As has long been our tradition, on Mother’s Day, May 13th, we celebrated our graduation day – this time for the class of 2018! The lovely ceremony in our theatre was genially hosted by emcees Tyra Temple-Smith and Devon Snell.

Have a look at some of the photos from graduation day! Photos by Yiming Cai.

Brooke […]

Kathryn Ash Choreographic Commission 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

The Kathryn Ash Choreographic Commission is presented every year to a choreographer for the commissioning of a new creation for the students of the School – priority is given to choreographers who are alumni of the School.

This year’s award winner is Sharon B. Moore.

Sharon B. Moore is an award-winning creator and performer; the first Canadian […]