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Congratulations to Marc Richard

February 9th, 2018|

Congratulations and warmest wishes to the School graduate Marc Richard on receiving the prestigious 3M Teaching Fellowship! Marc does exceptional work teaching in the Musical Theatre Performance program at Sheridan College.

Read the profile on Marc Richard in Maclean’s Magazine: “My passion for teaching is all about helping students discover something for themselves so […]

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 […]

Student Profile: Lucie Schmidt

January 17th, 2018|

Our second year dancer Lucie Schmidt comes from Nova Scotia, and she started dancing when her family lived in the Niagara region of Ontario:

“Starting to dance was sort of a natural process for me – I have a large family and my older sister took dance classes so I followed in her footsteps. I […]

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 […]

Faculty Profile: Ballet Bob

January 17th, 2018|

Our beloved “Ballet Bob”, otherwise known as Robert McCollum, has an illustrious background which may be unknown to many of his students and colleagues, so we caught up with him after the holiday break, and asked him to fill us in on some of his own dance history, including his long association with the […]

Pre-professional Workshop with Darryl Tracy

January 10th, 2018|

East Coast dancers – we are holding a pre-professional workshop in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on Sunday March 25, 2018!  The workshop is hosted by the Leica Hardy School of Dance – all are welcome!

Learn from one of the School’s senior faculty members, Darryl Tracy, and get a taste of what it’s like to […]