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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, […]

Student Profile: International Students

November 13th, 2018|

Here at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, students come from across Canada, including from First Nations, and, internationally. The School has welcomed students from Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, England, France, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, the Philippines, Poland, […]

50th Anniversary Wrap-Up

November 13th, 2018|

There is lots to celebrate here at the School! On October 20, we had a magnificent 50th anniversary reunion/party, which involved a whole day of festivities. The day began with two well-attended technique classes for alumni. Rosemary’s class was held in the theatre, with an appreciative audience in attendance, and Pat Miner’s class happened in […]

Student Profile: Yiming Cai

September 24th, 2018|

Our third year student Yiming Cai is a co-winner of the 2018 Kathryn Ash Scholarship, and recipient of a 2017 Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton Student Bursary. Originally from Singapore, Yiming began his movement training competing in Wushu. He started dancing at the Nanyang Technological University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication […]

Faculty Spotlight: Julia Sasso

September 24th, 2018|

In this issue we celebrate our gifted core faculty member and Resident Choreographer Julia Sasso, who had a very active summer, performing, mentoring, teaching, and rehearsing for more performances. In June, she was thrilled to appear with Danny Grossman in his “swan song” celebratory performance, Labour of Love (Its Innate Proclivities and Myriad Variations), […]


August 15th, 2018|

July is always busy here at the School, and this year was no exception! We started off with our two-week Summer Intensive, welcoming a group of enthusiastic dancers from across Canada, Mexico, and the US.

Our one-week Teen Intensive brought together a diverse group of dancers from 13 to 16 from across Canada for a week of intensive […]