CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE

Artistic Director, Deborah Lundmark

A Day of Light
A Day of Light

Choreography by Hanna Kiel

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sagittarius, meet capricon
sagittarius, meet capricon

Choreography by Rodney Diverlus

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Against the Dark
Against the Dark

Choreography by Colin Connor

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A Day of Light
A Day of Light

Choreography by Hanna Kiel

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...where aspiring young artists come to perform

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre is a repertoire company created to provide dancers under 19 years of age with a professional performance alternative to prevailing competition, examination and recital options. Founded in 1980 by Deborah Lundmark and Michael deConinck Smith, CCDT strives to nurture the highest calibre of versatile dance artists through advanced-level training in Limón Modern and RAD Ballet techniques combined with extensive performance and touring opportunities of a varied modern and contemporary repertoire.

ON NOW:

DANCE ONTARIO DANCEWEEKEND'22

the darkening green

A Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre film by Deborah Lundmark

Friday July 15, 2022 | 7:00PM

A virtual film screening event

pay-what-you-can / click below to register

WATCH THE TRAILER:

CCDT proudly returns to Dance Ontario's annual DanceWeekend festival with a screening of the darkening green, a film by Artistic Director Deborah Lundmark. Created in 2021, the film features seven inspiring CCDT dancers and an original score written and performed by Greg Harrison and Frances Miller, with cinematography and editing by multidisciplinary artist Drew Berry.

ALSO ON AT DANCEWEEKEND'22:

The world premiere of Remembering Beyond Form choreographed by CCDT Company Dancer Zachary Seto

A Dance Ontario Creative Partnerships Commission performed by Zachary Seto with CCDT alumni Soraya Lee Wo and Jaedyn Richards

Sat July 16 & Sun July 17, 2022 | 4:00PM

Fleck Dance Theatre

$15 minimum donation at the door
(kids 8 and under are free)

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Photo of CCDT's sagittarius, meet capricorn choreographed by Rodney Diverlus. Photo by David Hou.

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Elevate your training and artistry with an array of contemporary dance practices including floorwork, partnering, Limón modern and repertoire.

 

Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind dance experience with established Toronto artists:

Natasha Poon Woo (CCDT, Côté Danse)

Alyssa Martin (Rock Bottom Movement)

Jera Wolfe 

For Advanced and Pre-Professional Dancers ages 13-19

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CCDT PRESENTS

VERGE

May 27 - 28, 2022 | 8:00PM

Fleck Dance Theatre

An evening of contemporary works featuring world premieres by Jennifer Archibald, Charlotte Boye-Christensen, and Deborah Lundmark alongside repertoire favourites by Colin Connor and Roderick George

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Presented in association with the Royal Academy of Dance and Healthy Dancer Canada, SunDance is the only summer intensive in the world to combine RAD Ballet and Limón Modern.

With world-class instruction from leading dance artists from across the globe, this full-day, three week intensive provides young dancers ages 8-19 with the means to realize their artistic potential in a professional, interdisciplinary atmosphere.

Video Audition Submissions Due June 17th

WATCH: Film Releases

Visit the Film Releases page to view CCDT's 2020/21 dance films and mini-documentaries, created in the time of Covid-19.

STREAMING ON DEMAND

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Through The Looking Glass

A mini-documentary by Kendra Epik

Urbanecho

A music and dance video by Deborah Lundmark in collaboration with Dr. Draw

Nowell Sing We - a solstice tradition in the making

A mini-documentary by Vickie Fagan

LIMITED RELEASES

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Cold Moon

A dance film by Deborah Lundmark

Limited Release: 

Streaming from February 1 - 10, 2021 

STAR SEED

A dance film by Alyssa Martin

Limited Release:

Streaming from February 16 - 25, 2021 

Trailers available to view outside the limited release dates

VIDEO PROMO SERIES

In celebration of CCDT’s 40th anniversary season, this series of short promotional videos share a closer look at the ‘who, what, where, when, why, and how’ of CCDT. Watch and learn what makes us a unique dance organization, highlighting features from the company’s history to the hybrid model of training, creation, and performance that facilitates exemplary artistic development.

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre is a highly recognized Dance Company.

Check out our events and be a part of our growing community!

Performance photos by David Hou

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

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Rita Field-Marsham
John Hummel
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Geoffrey Rytell
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CCDT Tours are made possible by a grant from the Ontario Arts Council's Ontario Touring Program