Updates regarding First Year Students (Winter 2020)

December 1st, 2020|

Professional Training Program
Notes to incoming first year students:
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre continues to be committed to in-person training, as much as is permitted within the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities through the Private Career Colleges branch, the Government of Ontario, and the City of Toronto. We have been […]

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 […]

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 […]

2020-21 Call for Bursary Applications

November 10th, 2020|

The Lindy Green & Sam Chaiton Student Bursary

Through the generosity of Lindy Green and Sam Chaiton, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre awards bursaries to full-time students who have successfully completed one full year of the Professional Training Program. The total amount (equivalent to two full-time tuition) will be divided among selected worthy applicants. […]