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Student Profiles: Kurumi Yoshimoto & Yael Zifroni

November 18th, 2020|

The School’s student body is made up of dancers from all over the country, and around the world.
This month, we are featuring two of our third year international students: Kurumi Yoshimoto (Osaka, Japan) and Yael Zifroni (Shoham, Israel), who are the co-winners of the 2020 Kathryn Ash Scholarship.

KURUMI YOSHIMOTO (photo: Miki Teraoka)
Before coming to […]

2020-21 Call for Applications

November 10th, 2020|

Kathryn Ash Scholarship

The KATHRYN ASH SCHOLARSHIP is a merit-based award made possible by donations to the Kathryn Ash Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is available to all full-time students, in good standing, entering their third year of study, and is open to both Canadian and international students. The award is the equivalent of one half […]

IMPORTANT: Updates regarding Fall 2020

October 9th, 2020|

To our School community,

We hope this message finds you healthy and happy during these challenging times.

In response to today’s COVID-19 update by Government and Public Health officials, the School is affected by new public health measures, and is required to adhere to new restrictions. Effective immediately, the School will be on a work/study-from-home protocol for […]

Alumni Profile: Brandon Ramsey

September 17th, 2020|

Brandon Ramsey (2011 graduate), has a B.F.A. from York University’s Dance program; his education also includes an administrative internship at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and a postgraduate degree in Arts Administration and Cultural Management from Humber College.
In 2014, Brandon conceived the YouTube show, Bathtub Bran, in which he interviewed Canadian dancers inside […]

Guest Teacher Spotlight: Christine Wright

September 17th, 2020|


Christine Wright will be teaching our third year dancers this October, in their residency with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, where she is the Resident Dance Trainer.

Christine began her serious training at the Washington School of the Ballet. At that time, she won a scholarship from the National Society of Arts and Letters which […]

Faculty Spotlight: Patricia Miner

August 13th, 2020|

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre marks the retirement of Patricia Miner.

Patricia Miner has been one of Toronto’s key contemporary dance teachers for many decades.  She will retire from her position as Artistic Associate at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre at the end of this summer, though she will continue to guest-teach a […]