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Student Profile: Andrea Rojas Ortiz

September 19th, 2019|

Andrea Rojas Ortiz
From Toluca, Mexico, Andrea Rojas Ortiz started her dance training in jazz at the age of eight. Pursuing her dream of becoming a professional dancer, she moved to Queretaro, Mexico, to study at a performing arts high school. After graduating, she performed with a local dance company, and received two gold medals […]

Kathryn Ash Scholarship 2019

May 27th, 2019|

The Kathryn Ash Scholarship is a merit-based award given to a deserving student going into their final year of study and is the equivalent to one-half of one year’s tuition.
The extremely deserving recipient of this year’s Kathryn Ash Scholarship is – Andrea Rojas Ortiz.
Remarks from the panel of senior faculty and Board members include…

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Student Profile: Students from Sudbury

February 27th, 2019|

The School’s student body is made up of dancers from all over the country, and around the globe. This month, we decided to feature those of our current students who hail from Sudbury, Ontario, and nearby – first year students Alexander Koren and Hannah Pilon, and third year students Noah Blatt and Justin Fraser. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]