May 2017

Announcing the Winchester Prize

May 16th, 2017|

The Winchester Prize

Through the generosity of Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre awarded The Winchester Prize for the best student dance work presented in the School’s third year Choreographic Workshop. The winning choreographer receiveв a cash award and support to further develop and, with the guidance of a mentor, remount their […]

The Kathryn Ash Scholarship 2017

May 16th, 2017|

The Scholarship is a merit-based award given to a deserving student going into their final year of study and is the equivalent to one-half of one year’s tuition.

The winner of this year’s Scholarship is Chihiro Nukuto.

Remarks from the panel included:

Chihiro’s application showed maturity and thoughtfulness, and the panel was attracted to Chihiro’s dedication to […]

Graduation Day 2017

May 16th, 2017|

Student Profile: Jocelyn Mah

May 16th, 2017|

One of our 16 brand new 2017 graduates, Jocelyn Mah hails from Calgary, Alberta. She was born and grew up there before she moved to Toronto to attend the School.

Jocelyn’s journey into dance started when she was about 11: “Dance has always been around in my life – my cousins took dance, and I […]

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, […]

Alumni Watch: Graham McKelvie

May 16th, 2017|

Graham McKelvie, now the Head of Contemporary Dance at The School of Alberta Ballet, is a distinguished alumnus of the School. We asked him to tell us about his background, how he became involved in dance, his time at the School, and his subsequent career. He gave us the following wonderful reminiscence.

For as […]