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 […]

Student Spotlight: María Isabel Salgado

March 5th, 2020|

Just a few months away from graduation, third year student and soon-to-be graduate María Isabel Salgado is looking forward to completing the program. She is a fantastic dancer and, without doubt, has huge potential.  She is hardworking and dedicated, and is looking forward to the future. We recently met up with María Isabel to reflect […]

Alumni Profile: Michael Caldwell

March 4th, 2020|

Michael Caldwell, 2006 graduate of the Professional Training Program (PTP), is a Toronto-based choreographer, performer, curator, producer, and arts advocate. He has worked as a dancer with over 50 different Canadian dance artists and companies, and internationally with Antony Hamilton (Australia), Tomeo Vergés (France), and Sacha Steenks (Netherlands).  He has performed across North […]

Student Spotlight: Michael Rayson

January 20th, 2020|

Since coming into our Professional Training Program, our talented second year student, Michael Rayson, has received the highest accolades from his teachers. Faculty commends his intelligence and excellent work ethic.  He is a fantastic dancer and, without doubt, has huge potential.  He is a natural leader and a generous, dependable, and trustworthy student. […]

Alumni Profile: Tedd Robinson

January 20th, 2020|

Our illustrious alumnus, Tedd Robinson, will be in Toronto this week, working with the dancers of Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT) to reconstruct his recent work for them, 6 People Doing 6 Poses From 6 Photos To Music, which he created for TDT’s Glass Fields program in 2018. He is remounting the piece for […]

YDP Alumni Profile: Claire Dobbie

November 22nd, 2019|

We had the chance to catch up with YDP alumni Claire Dobbie. She was a student of the program for fourteen years, and completed each level of the program, from ages 3 to 17. Claire is a great listener; a bright, clear-minded, highly creative young woman, who revels in diving into […]