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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 […]

Kathryn Ash Leadership Award 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

The Kathryn Leadership Award is presented to a third year student who has displayed leadership qualities and has made a significant contribution to the life of the School. The award is named in honour of Kathryn Ash, our Past President and a Board member for 18 years, and recognizes Kathryn’s dedication to the School […]

Kathryn Ash Scholarships 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

The Kathryn Ash 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 two extremely deserving recipients of this year’s Kathryn Ash Scholarship are Yiming Cai and Gwendolyn Mitchell.

Yiming Cai

“Yiming is considered by faculty to be an outstanding […]

Walker Wood Foundation Bursaries 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

Walker Wood Foundation Bursaries are awarded to students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Other criteria upon which the Walker Wood Foundation bursaries are awarded include:

demonstrated leadership qualities;
high academic standing; and
good standing with the School and a commitment to training.

The two extremely deserving recipients of this year’s Walker Wood Bursaries are Morgyn Aronyk-Schell […]

The Winchester Prize 2018

May 22nd, 2018|

Through the generosity of Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton, The Winchester Prize is presented for choreographic distinction and perceived potential for creative development. The prize winner will receive a cash award of $1,500, support to further develop their work with the guidance of a mentor, as well as the possibility of remounting their work […]

Student Profile: Mario Ma

March 2nd, 2018|

Our 3rd year student Xiongfei (Mario) Ma was born in the ancient city of Luoyang in China’s Henan province. Mario started dancing as a young child and, at the tender age of 12, he was off to pursue a five-year Chinese classical dance program at the School for the Arts in Weifang City in […]