ALUMNI

Our School of CCDT alumni have gone on to lead exciting careers in every field imaginable. The legacy is an internationally respected School that can confidently offer a path from first steps to a life in the arts, or simply a creative place to grow together with life-long friends.

Former School of CCDT dancers have been accepted to some of the world's top dance conservatories and training programs. Many have gone on to perform with prestigious dance companies and independent choreographers, establish renown as 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...

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS

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)

Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)

Sheridan College (Oakville, ON)

COMPANIES - CANADA

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

Cirque du Soleil

Dancetheatre David Earle

Ed Mirvish Productions

Human Body Expression

Peggy Baker Dance Projects

ProArteDanza

RUBBERBAND

Stratford Festival

Toronto Dance Theatre

COMPANIES - USA

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

COMPANIES - ABROAD

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)

DANCE EDUCATORS

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

Visit CCDT's Company Alumni page for more.

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.

DID WE MISS SOMETHING?

Are you a former School of CCDT dancer whose continued dance journey we don't have full details on? Please reach out to us so that we can share your accomplishments! Email development@ccdt.org to get in touch - we would love to hear from you!

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