...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.
Registration is NOW OPEN!
Dancers ages 8-19 will be considered for the 2021/22 Company and Apprentice Programs, and SunDance 2021 Summer Intensive (July 5 – 23).
Registration Deadline: February 28, 2021
Video Submission Deadline: March 14, 2021
Visit our interactive portal sharing the history and legacy of WinterSong's most beloved dance, choreographed by Carol Anderson.
MEET THE 2020-21 DANCERS
Photos by Francesca Chudnoff
a collaboration with Dr. Draw
In February 2020, CCDT’s Artistic Director Deborah Lundmark began choreographing a new work that was to premiere as part of the Company’s 40th Anniversary Celebration. Inspired by the dancers’ special closeness, it grew into a conversation among friends, listening to, supporting and celebrating one another – a silent exchange of things understood that is only found among those who have shared much together. When the pandemic halted this work so abruptly, and with several of the senior dancers set to move on at the end of the company’s season, this beautiful conversation would be left unfinished...
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.
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