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March 5th, 2021|

PROGRAM – April 8 & 9, 2021


Acceleration 2021, to be broadcast on April 8 and 9, 2021, will feature solo works by a stellar list of choreographers: Susie Burpee, Roberto Campanella, Christopher House, Sasha Ivanochko, Emma Kerson, Alanna Kraaijeveld, and Naishi Wang. The program will also include a beautiful work by the late Trish Beatty, […]

Announcing the Retirement of Patricia Fraser

February 11th, 2021|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2021

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre announces the retirement of Artistic Director Patricia Fraser at the end of the 2020-21 school year

Patricia Fraser has been the Artistic Director of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre for nearly 28 years, and will retire at the end of the 2020-21 school […]

Alumni Watch: Syreeta Hector & Brian Solomon

January 19th, 2021|

Syreeta Hector (2009 grad) and Brian Solomon (2005 grad) are among the eight independent artists who have been chosen to participate in Toronto Dance Theatre’s Pilot Episodes initiative. This is a project that was originally slated for the current season; it has now been delayed, but will most likely re-surface in the company’s next […]

Faculty Profile: Megan Nadain

January 19th, 2021|


Megan Nadain, a native of North Vancouver, British Columbia, is a Toronto-based dancer, choreographer and dance educator. She is a graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Currently she works as a dancer with Dancetheatre David Earle, and has worked independently with Darryl Tracy, inDANCE, Toronto Heritage Dance, and Miranda Abbott. In the summer […]

Updates regarding First Year Students (Winter 2021)

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 […]