The School of Dance

Merrilee Hodgins A.R.A.D., Artistic Director

Graduate: Maggie Shew. Photo: Bill Juillette


Contemporary Dance Programme

Sylvie Desrosiers, Director

Under the direction of Sylvie Desrosiers BAV, our three-year post-secondary Contemporary Dance Programme is designed for intermediate and advanced dancers interested in pursuing a career as contemporary dance artists. The School of Dance is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities and the Programme approved under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005.

We also offer a joint diploma degree with York University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours B.F.A.) in Dance.

The Programme trains strong, versatile dancers and offers multiple performance opportunities, featuring works created for the students by internationally renowned Canadian choreographers.

Graduation and Employment Rates <PDF>

The School of Dance Professional Programme in Contemporary Dance Programme

Photo: Bill Juillette

The School of Dance is registered as a career college under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005. The Contemporary Dance Programme is approved as a vocational training program under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005

Prospectus 2024-2025


Contemporary Dance Programme <PDF>

Audition Registration Form <PDF>


Programme en danse contemporaine <PDF>

Formulaire d'inscription à l'audition <PDF>



The School of Dance Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy

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Guest Teachers and Choreographers