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Whether they began training at CCDT as a Young Apprentice or immediately joined the Company as a teen, our alumni have gone on to make notable accomplishments in the world of professional dance and beyond. Former CCDT members have been accepted to some of the world's top dance conservatories and training programs, many graduating with accolades and honours to propel them into remarkable dance careers. Alumni have also gone on to perform with prestigious dance companies and independent choreographers, become influential and inspiring dance educators, and found their own dance companies, collectives, and training practices worldwide.

CCDT dancers have continued their pursuit of movement with programs, companies, and artists including...


Arts Umbrella (Vancouver, BC)

CalArts (Valencia, CA)

Codarts Rotterdam (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

The Juilliard School (Manhattan, NY)

London Contemporary Dance School (London, England)

NYU Tisch School of the Arts (New York, NY)

P.A.R.T.S. Performing Arts Research and Training Studios (Brussels, Belgium)

Toronto Metropolitan University (Toronto, ON)

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Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Côté Danse

Dancetheatre David Earle

Frog In Hand

Human Body Expression

Peggy Baker Dance Projects


Rock Bottom Movement


Toronto Dance Theatre

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Belinda McGuire Dance Projects (Belinda McGuire, Founder)

Brian Brooks Moving Company

Dance Heginbotham

Doug Varone and Dancers

Gallim Dance

José Limón Dance Company

Mark Morris Dance Group

Pam Tanowitz Dance

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Ballet Junior de Genève (Geneva, Switzerland)

Compagnie Propositions (Patricia Quevedo Henry, Co-Founder - Paris, France)

Conny Janssen Danst (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Dancenorth (Melbourne, Australia)

Matthew Bourne / New Adventures (London, England)

Skånes Dansteater (Malmö, Sweden)

Troubleyn / Jan Fabre (Antwerp, Belgium)

Wayne McGregor / Random Dance (London, England)

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Axis Syllabus - Madeleine Shen Lopez, Certified Teacher

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre - Arwyn Carpenter, Apprentice Programs Founder & Rehearsal Director Emerita;

and Jordana Deveau, Associate Artistic Director Emerita & Rehearsal Director Emerita

Cawthra Park Secondary School's Regional Arts Program - Rachael Lutes, Program Director

Claude Watson Arts Program at Earl Haig Secondary School - Tara Lee Blight, Artistic Program Director

'Conditioning with Imagery for Dancers' - Jordana Deveau, Co-Author with Donna Krasnow

Dance Equations & 'Beyond Movement' - Miranda Abbott, Creator & Author

Royal Winnipeg Ballet School - Claire Marshall, PD/RD Artistic Faculty

Outside the world of dance, alumni have also found success in studies and careers in education, medicine, arts management, politics, and a host of other fields of interest. Our dancers' commitment and dedication, time management skills, ability to collaborate with others, nurtured creativity and expression, and performance experience have proven invaluable tools in their future pursuits both within and beyond the dance studio.

Visit the CCDT Blog and read our ongoing series of Alumni Features to learn more about what our former members continue to accomplish in their dance careers.

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Are you a former CCDT Company Member whose continued dance journey we don't have full details of? Want to be featured on the blog? Please reach out to us so that we can share your accomplishments! Email to get in touch - we would love to hear from you!

Photo by David Hou

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