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Patricia Beatty (1936-2020)

November 21st, 2020|


Staff and faculty of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre are sad to announce the passing on November 20, 2020 of Patricia Beatty, one of the founders of the School and company. Trish, as she liked to be called, was one of Canada’s most esteemed dance artists. She taught and inspired generations of […]

Congratulations Sasha Ivanochko!

November 19th, 2020|

We would like to extend our sincere congratulations to 1991 graduate Sasha Ivanochko on being the latest recipient of the John Hobday Mentorship Award in Arts Management.

The John Hobday Awards in Arts Management are granted to talented arts managers in Canadian professional arts organizations for professional development or mentoring purposes. The Mentorship Award goes […]

Year-End Fundraising Campaign

November 18th, 2020|

Today, we launch our 2020 year-end fundraising campaign!

Join us for some fun philanthropic initiatives coming in our year-end campaign. All donations will directly support student success through the bolstering of our Bursary and Scholarships Program.

We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for many, so we have created several meaningful ways to […]

Guest Choreographer Spotlight: Hanna Kiel

November 18th, 2020|

HANNA KIEL (photo: Jake Ramos)
Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Dora award winner Hanna Kiel is a Guest Choreographer with the School this term, and is creating new works for our second and third year dancers. Hanna is Founder and Artistic Director of Human Body Expression (HBE), a dance company which strives to break the […]

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 […]

2021-22 Call for Applications

November 10th, 2020|

2021 Fall Tuition Bursaries


Through the generosity of our donors, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre awards bursaries to full-time students in all three years of the Professional Training Program. Bursaries are available to both Canadian and international students.  

The Lindy Green & Sam Chaiton Tuition Bursary is awarded to second and third-year students who have […]