What's New

Welcome Pamela Wong Shoebottom!

September 24th, 2021|

On September 20, 2021, we officially welcomed Pamela Wong Shoebottom to the School as our new Recruitment & Training Associate.

Photo by Tim Leyes.
Pamela holds an MFA in Dance from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and a BFA Honors in Dance from York University. Pamela’s experience as an artist-educator, advocate and administrator of dance are […]

2021 Awards and Scholarships

August 19th, 2021|

Earlier this year, we celebrated the successes and achievements of our students by announcing our 2021 Award and Scholarship winners.

Along with the announcement of our in-class academic awards, we awarded a first-year student with our newly established First-Year Excellence in Performance Award, generously supported by The Turk Family Trust

A big congratulations to all the recipients!


Academic Awards

Attendance Prize: Second Year – Jaimee […]

Welcome Sasha Ivanochko!

August 19th, 2021|

On August 16, 2021, we officially welcomed Sasha Ivanochko as she stepped into the role of Artistic Director.

In this new era for the School, she brings impactful new ideas and passion to our community. Her robust dance career as a performer, choreographer, educator, and advocate for dancers will undoubtedly influence inspiring change, and we […]

PIVOT 2021

July 29th, 2021|



PIVOT 2021 – July 30 at 8pm EDT

Welcome to PIVOT 2021, a live-streamed showing of works by Elke Schroeder and Darryl Tracy featuring first year students of the Professional Training Program, and a new dance film by Hanna Kiel featuring our second and third year students.





We extend good wishes and heartfelt thanks to outgoing Artistic Director Patricia Fraser, Artistic Associate […]

Virtual Graduation Ceremony 2021

July 23rd, 2021|

This year, on May 28, 2021, we celebrated the Class of 2021 with a Virtual Graduation Ceremony. The live-streamed evening was hosted by emcees Christina Litt Belch and Adèle Ross. Although we couldn’t gather in person, our graduates celebrated in style, with the help of their families and friends, near and far. Have a look at a […]

Announcing the departure of Andrea Roberts

July 23rd, 2021|


The School of Toronto Dance Theatre announces the departure of Andrea Roberts


Andrea Roberts has served The School of Toronto Dance Theatre for 24 years in a variety of artistic and administrative roles since she completed the Professional Training Program in 1997. She will be moving on to make a […]