...where aspiring young artists come to perform
Photo by Francesca Chudnoff
WHO WE ARE
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.
dances for a sacred season
Friday December 13, 8:00pm
Saturday December 14, 2:00pm
Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto
WinterSong 2019 warms the hearts of family audiences with a breathtaking tapestry of seasonal dance inspired by the world’s rich solstice traditions. A world premiere by 2019 Dora Award-winning choreographer Jera Wolfe (Red Sky Performance) highlights the program. Hanna Kiel's A Day of Light returns with its celebratory vibrancy for a second year, alongside WinterSong classics Les Belles Heures and Nowell Sing We by esteemed Canadian dance artist Carol Anderson, and more.
Catie's Classroom came to visit CCDT! Check out our episode where Catie watches our Young Apprentice Dancers showcase some contemporary dance moves.
May 24 & 25
Fleck Dance Theatre
What the critics say...
"This company of young dancers is as slick and polished as its adult colleagues... CCDT can take its place among the ranks of Toronto's top dance companies."
Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail
Photo by David Hou
ANNOUNCING OUR NEW
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR!
CCDT Artistic Director, Deborah Lundmark and Managing Director, Michael deConinck Smith are delighted and proud to welcome Natasha Poon Woo
as CCDT's new
Associate Artistic Director
Click HERE to read the full announcement
THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS
The Martin-Wylie Family
CCDT Tours are made possible by a grant from the Ontario Arts Council's Ontario Touring Program