The School of CCDT and the 509 Dance building will be closed as March 15th and we are monitoring developments in order to make plans to reopen. As of now, all summer programs are scheduled to go ahead. We will post updates on our website and social media channels as needed.

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July 6-24, 2020

For ages 8 - 19

July 27 - August 1, 2020

For ages 15+

Summer Arts

August 4-8, 2020

For ages 4 - 8


SunDance 2020

July 6-24

Audition registration now open! Visit the SunDance page for details. 
A three-week Dance Intensive for Ages 8 – 19


Join us for the 23nd edition of SunDance in association with the Royal Academy of Dance – the only summer intensive in the world to combine RAD Ballet and Limón Modern. With world-class instruction from leading dance artists from across the globe, this full-day, three week intensive provides young dancers ages 8-19 with the means to realize their artistic potential in a professional, interdisciplinary atmosphere at one of Canada's premier dance facilities.

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Ignite! 2020

July 26-31

Ignite! is an auditioned, one-week summer dance program about the creative process for emerging contemporary dance artists ages 15 and up - exploring different methods and approaches for dance-making. Through a series of classes, research labs and collaborative rehearsal experiences, the program aims to help artists understand a new scope of their own creative possibilities.

Application Deadlines:

Earlybird - April 24, 2020

Final - May 29, 2020

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Summer Arts 2020

Tuesday August 4th - Saturday August 8th

Registration open now!

This week-long program offers full or half day sessions for 5 to 8-year-olds and half-day sessions for 4 to 5-year olds. Both groups experience Creative Movement, Music, and Visual Art in the morning while full-day students then enjoy Musical Theatre and Story & Creation in the afternoon. Programs culminate in a day of sharing as we welcome parents into our studios! The expert faculty of Summer Arts encourage children's natural joy in movement and imaginative play, while introducing the youngest to elementary technique and refining the skills and expressive qualities of the more advanced.

To register:


Download and complete our registration form.


Email the form to or bring it to the school at 509 Parliament Street.


Half-Day Program for ages 4+



Full-Day Program for ages 5+

9:00am-3:30pm *


A day of sharing on Saturday August 8th - Parents Welcome!

Creative Movement

...brings play-dance from the living room to the studio without removing its spontaneity

Music Making

... Orff-based music program where kids experiment with and experience music of their own making

Visual Arts

...explores representation, abstraction, colour, and perspective through 2D and 3D art forms.

In addition to these disciplines, full-day students will enjoy Musical Theatre in the afternoon.



© 2020 The School of Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre

Serving the areas of Toronto, East Toronto, Cabbagetown, Corktown, Danforth East,  Riverdale, Leslieville, ​Beaches, East York, Scarborough, Leaside, North York, West Toronto

Offering some of the top dance classes for Kids in Preschool, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary,Jazz, Tap,   Hip Hop and Musical Theatre.