Meet SunDance 2019's International Guest Faculty

SunDance 2019 is proud to welcome our guest instructors this summer, hailing from the UK and USA. These renowned and experienced teachers will bring their love of dance, artistry, technical excellence, and performance to CCDT's studios during the three-week intensive, July 2-19. Gerard Charles Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Dance Ballet & Pointe - Programs A & B (Week 3) Gerard Charles was born in Folkestone, England, and received his dance training from Moya Kennedy, and at the Royal Ballet School in London. He danced professionally in the UK, Europe and the USA before retiring from the stage to serve as Ballet Master for BalletMet and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. Gerard was Art

Progressing Ballet Technique at SunDance with Lindsay Storms

Lindsay Storms L.I.S.T.D., RAD RTS, PBT CERT. Lindsay Storms is a highly regarded dance educator who, after many years of study, received her Licentiate status in the Modern Theatre branch of the I.S.T.D. and was awarded the Royal Academy of Dance’s Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies. She has spent well over a decade educating dancers in studios, and in elementary and secondary schools across Southern Ontario, specializing in a wide range of dance styles including Modern/ Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop. She has been entering candidates for I.S.T.D. Modern and Jazz exams for over a decade, and more recently R.A.D. Graded and Vocational exams, all of whom have been successful. Mos

Colleen Snell Returns to Teach at SunDance 2019

CCDT is thrilled to welcome Colleen Snell back to the SunDance team for 2019, reprising her role as Instructor of Modern Repertoire (Program B) and Improvisation and Composition (Program A). Colleen is a prominent dance educator, choreographer, performer, and dance writer in the GTA, and the co-founder and co-director of multi-disciplinary performance company Frog In Hand which is performing a contemporary dance piece, Heart of Matter, at the Toronto Fringe Festival this year. Read below to learn about what Colleen has to share about being part of SunDance faculty for another summer. -- CCDT: What is your favourite part about teaching at SunDance? CS: There are so many wonderful parts abou

The Amazing Guest Artists of Ignite!

Here are the amazing guest artists that will be joining us this summer for Ignite! – an auditioned one-week summer dance program – July 22 – 27. Now in its 7th year, Ignite! is a collaboration of CCDT and the amazing TOES FOR DANCE. Let’s meet the faculty! For more information about this summer intensive, visit NIGEL EDWARDS (Guest Artist) is a young artist known for breaking the boundaries in dance. He has been dancing professionally for 7 years with the internationally known dance crew The Moon Runners and established contemporary dance company Alias Dance Project. Nigel uses animation, waving, floor work, threading and miming. Nigel is also the founder

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