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 Welcome Bursary

Through the generosity of Alex Muto, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre awards bursaries to full-time students in their first year of training in the Professional Training Program. The total amount of $1,500 will be awarded to up to three worthy applicants. Bursaries are available to both Canadian and international students.

The awarding […]

IMPORTANT: Updates regarding Fall 2020

October 9th, 2020|

To our School community,

We hope this message finds you healthy and happy during these challenging times.

In response to today’s COVID-19 update by Government and Public Health officials, the School is affected by new public health measures, and is required to adhere to new restrictions. Effective immediately, the School will be on a work/study-from-home protocol for […]

Alumni Profile: Brandon Ramsey

September 17th, 2020|

Brandon Ramsey (2011 graduate), has a B.F.A. from York University’s Dance program; his education also includes an administrative internship at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and a postgraduate degree in Arts Administration and Cultural Management from Humber College.
In 2014, Brandon conceived the YouTube show, Bathtub Bran, in which he interviewed Canadian dancers inside […]

Guest Teacher Spotlight: Christine Wright

September 17th, 2020|


Christine Wright will be teaching our third year dancers this October, in their residency with Peggy Baker Dance Projects, where she is the Resident Dance Trainer.

Christine began her serious training at the Washington School of the Ballet. At that time, she won a scholarship from the National Society of Arts and Letters which […]