Twelve alumni of the School have been nominated for 2017-18 Dora Mavor Moore Awards including – Peggy Baker, Sarah Chase, Kate Holden, Tylee Jones, Megumi Kokuba, Tia Kushniruk, Philip McDermott, Jessica Runge, Devon Snell, Roberto Soria, Brodie Stevenson, and Naishi Wang.
We’d like to congratulate them, and all our School of TDT colleagues:
Sarah Chase – Outstanding Original Choreography, for… unmoored in Peggy Baker’s Map by Years;
Naishi Wang – Outstanding Performance – Male, in his own work … Taking Breath;
Peggy Baker – Outstanding Performance – Female, for …unmoored in her own production, Map by Years;
Kate Holden – Outstanding Performance – Female, for … Portal in Peggy Baker’s Map by Years;
Jessica Runge – Outstanding Performance – Female, for … Her Heart in Peggy Baker’s Map by Years;
Megumi Kokuba, Tia Kushniruk, Devon Snell, and Roberto Soria, (along with TDT company member Christianne Ullmark) – Outstanding Performance – Ensemble, for … Toronto Dance Theatre’s production of Christopher House’s Glass Houses;
Philip McDermott and Brodie Stevenson – Outstanding Performance – Ensemble, for … Laurence Lemieux’s’ production … Jusqu’à Vimy;
Theatre for Young Audiences Division
Tylee Jones and Jessica Runge – Outstanding Performance – Ensemble, in choreography by Michelle Silagy for … Theatre Direct Canada’s Flying Hearts;
congratulations to the School’s lighting designer …
Noah Feaver – Outstanding Lighting Design, for … Holla Jazz’ production, FLOOR’D
We congratulate all the nominees, and send them our warmest wishes.