The Summer School program at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre is designed for individuals pursuing or considering a professional career in contemporary dance. We offer:
This program is always at the top of my list of choices that I present to students.
– teacher of a Summer School student.
Summer classes at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre are challenging, energetic, and fun … an environment in which you can meet others who share your passion for dance. We offer an intensive program of classes in contemporary dance. Taught by an outstanding, creative faculty of experienced teachers, the program is designed for professionals, pre-professionals, and students with a strong background in dance and at least one year of serious training. Classes include contemporary technique, Graham technique, and repertory/new creation and will be augmented by sessions devoted to coaching and body work.
"It is one of the best training facilities to educate, promote, teach, and expand awareness of the art form.” – parent of Summer School student
All students will participate in a placement class on the first day of each two-week session. Your clear, accurate, and informative dance résumé will assist faculty in placing you in the appropriate class.
For students with a grounding in contemporary or classical technique.
For students with a good grounding in contemporary or classical technique and appropriate performance experience. Students at this level are expected to demonstrate a strong sense of centre, and an ability to move well through space and to execute more complex phrases of movement.
For professionals, emerging professional dancers, or students with a strong formation in contemporary or classical technique, who demonstrate the strength and ability required for the advanced level and who have suitable performance experience.
“Teachers at the School are amazing, the training is world class, and the environment is challenging, exciting, and inviting.” – dance professional