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3rd Year Students: Trip to Montreal

February 24th, 2017|

Our third year dancers have recently returned from a wonderful visit to Montreal and to the new home of l’École de danse contemporain de Montréal (EDCM).

Highlights were class with the amazing German Jauregui and Jamie Wright, as well as La La La Human Steps repertoire by Edouard Locke, taught by the inspiring Bernard […]

Student Profile: Maude Fortier

February 21st, 2017|

Maude Fortier, Montreal born and bred, is happy to represent the French Canadian contingent here at the School of TDT: “I grew up in Montreal and never really left my family home until I came to train at the School. When I was about three, my mom saw an ad for kids’ dance classes […]

Alumni Watch: Roger Sinha

February 21st, 2017|

Roger Sinha, a distinguished alumnus of the School of TDT (1984-86), is a choreographer, dancer, and teacher, and the founder of Sinha Danse, a company based in Montreal which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016. That year, Roger won the prestigious Cultural Diversity Prize in Dance presented by the Conseil des arts de […]


February 7th, 2017|

We Dance is a pilot dance project celebrating integrated dance practices with differently abled movers. The class is open to youth and adults aged 16+ with mixed abilities.

Class will be led by Michelle Silagy, director of the Young Dancers’ Program at the School of TDT and Master DanceAbility Teacher. Each […]

Focus on Newfoundland: Hilary Knee and Philip McDermott

January 13th, 2017|

We are continuing our virtual travel around the country, paying a visit to Canada’s most easterly province – Newfoundland and Labrador. Known for its warm and friendly people and breathtaking scenery, the province has strong connections with the School. The Artistic Advisor to the Professional Training Program and Artistic Director of Toronto Dance Theatre […]

Alumni Watch: Susanne Chui

January 13th, 2017|

A central figure in Halifax’s contemporary dance community, Susanne Chui is a Co-Artistic Director of Mocean Dance, in tandem with Sara Coffin. Moving fluidly between dancing, choreographing, and improvising, she collaborates across disciplines to create unique performance works. From the office, to the studio, to the stage, Susanne is deeply committed to contributing […]