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Faculty Spotlight: Helen Jones

February 27th, 2019|

Helen Jones, a long-time, greatly valued member of our core faculty, recently decided to withdraw from teaching, at least for a while, and we miss her knowledgeable and authoritative insights into the Graham technique. Her experience as a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company gave her a deep understanding of the technique, which she […]

Student Profile: Tanveer Alam

January 16th, 2019|

Our third year student, Tanveer Alam, was born and raised in Montreal, and started his dance training in the Indian classical dance form Kathak. Three years ago, he moved to Toronto at the age of 17, to study contemporary dance in our Professional Training Program.
We asked Tanveer about his time at the School:
“Being here has […]

Alumni Watch: Sarah Fregeau, Mairi Greig, Kate Holden, and Jarrett Siddall

January 16th, 2019|

Four gifted grads of our Professional Training Program have been working with Peggy Baker on an exciting project set to premiere in Toronto and then tour to Montreal, Hamilton, Banff, Whitehorse, Kingston, and Ottawa. Sarah Fregeau (2009), Mairi Greig (2010), Kate Holden (2001), and Jarrett Siddall (2012), have each had exciting careers since graduating […]

Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Colin Frotten

January 16th, 2019|

Colin Frotten is our new Communications & Engagement Manager, and has also joined the faculty as our music teacher. Originally from Nova Scotia, Colin is a pianist, tenor, vocal coach, and arts administrator with over four years of arts management experience. After graduating with his Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University in 2014, he made the move […]

Pre-professional Workshop with Darryl Tracy – Feb 2019

December 20th, 2018|

East Coast dancers – we are holding a pre-professional workshop in Truro, Nova Scotia on Monday, February 18, 2019!  The workshop is hosted by the Cobequid Dance Academy – 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 train at one of Canada’s top […]

Alumni Watch: Where Are They Now?

November 13th, 2018|

Since 1968, the School has been training dancers who have been inspired by the depth of passion and the physical power of the body in motion and by an art form of profound human expression. After 50 years, the School continues to be at the forefront of training. We have established a wonderful foundation, […]