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…dancing into your future

Artistic Director, Deborah Lundmark
June 30th - July 18th
Featuring Lynn Wallis
Artistic Director,
Royal Academy of Dance

Special Guest Instructor

in association with


SunDance 2014 proudly hosts Canada's only international Royal Academy of Dance summer program. Delight in this rare opportunity to experience world-class intstuction from leading dance artists from across the globe.

SunDance 2014 invites dancers to realize their artistic potential in a professional, interdisciplinary atmosphere. Repertoire and composition workshops grounded in strong ballet and modern technique classes equip dancers for a journey through the complete creative process.

Culminating in a vibrant showcase, SunDance 2014 truly offers summer dance to dream about.


All groups enjoy our SunDance "Surprise Wednesdays" which include Hip-Hop, Ballroom, and Bollywood.
Culminating SunDance 2014, each group will perform on the last day for friends and family.


For those pursuing dance as a profession, the Advanced Program's proven balance of Limón modern with Natalie Desch, ballet with RAD Artistic Director Lynn Wallis and former soloist Chris Larsen, plus improvisation/composition with Jesse Dell, will instill the versatility demanded by today's finest companies and post-secondary programs.

Prerequisites: Minimum 3 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 8 / Intermediate or equivalent.
*Students may select either classical or modern repertoire & composition.

Advanced dancers may also consider applying for IGNITE; an auditioned, one week, pre-professional summer dance program for artists between the ages of 15 and 22 with a focus on the creative process. IGNITE will directly follow SunDance from July 21 to 26, 2014.


Former Limón company member, Natalie Desch and JDdance choreographer & dancer, Jesse Dell will challenge and motivate with the perfect balance of modern technique and choreography. RAD Artistic Director Lynn Wallis and international dance artist Chris Larsen lead ballet technique while CCDT's Carmen Duncan returns with her fiery Spanish dance sessions spiced with gypsy flair. It won't stop there with the contagious excitement of Ryan Scheel's Jazz.

Prerequisites: Minimum 2 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 7 / Intermediate Foundation or equivalent.


CCDT's Royal Ballet trained Carmen Duncan will immerse her students in popular classical repertoire and her contagious enthusiasm for character dances from around the world while Nicole Nigro shares her love of modern dance with an emphasis on creative improvisation. Explosive energy fills the studio as resident CCDT jazz instructor Ryan Scheel turns it up.

Prerequisites: Minimum 1 year modern and/or RAD Gr. 2 or equivalent. 8 year-olds with no dance training should consider CCDT's Summer Arts program.


This popular 1-week course, designed to introduce young dancers (ages 8-12) to intensive training, returns to SunDance from June 30 - July 4. Classes include modern and RAD ballet technique, character, and modern repertoire.

Prerequisites: Minimum 1 year of modern or ballet training. 8 year-olds with no dance training should consider CCDT's Summer Arts program.

Class Schedule

Program AProgram B Program C

9:00 - 10:30 Studio A Ballet
10:45 - 12:15 Studio C/D Modern
12:15 - 1:00 LUNCH
Program A students will choose either Ballet Repertoire and Pointe OR Modern Repertoire and Improvisation / Composition.
1:00 - 2:30 Studio D Pointe(M/W/F) Coaching(T/Th)
2:30 - 4:30 Studio B Ballet Repertoire
- OR -
1:00 - 2:45 Studio A Modern Repertoire
3:00 - 5:00 Studio C/D Composition
9:00 - 10:30 Studio C/D Modern
10:45 - 12:15 Studio A Ballet
12:15 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 2:30 Studio C Modern Repertoire
2:45 - 4:15 Studio A Flamenco(M/W/F) Broadway Jazz(T/Th)
9:00 - 10:30 Studio B Ballet
10:45 - 12:15 Studio B Modern
12:15 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 2:15 Studio B Character & Ballet Repertoire(M/W/F) Jazz(T/Th)
2:30 - 4:00 Studio C Modern Repertoire


Join Deborah Lundmark and her stellar international faculty as she indulges her twin passions for Royal Academy of Dance ballet and Limón modern dance.


Complete the SunDance 2014 application form and send with a current photo (full-length, front view snapshot of the dancer standing with one leg in tendu à la seconde, arms in 2nd position), reference letter from your current dance teacher and cheque, payable to School of CCDT to:

SunDance 2014
509 Parliament St.
Toronto, ON M4X 1P3

Application Form


paid by April 18 paid by May 16 paid by June 27
Intro week $500 $550 $700
Full 3 week $1250 $1300 $1400


Funded by RAD Canada and the School of CCDT.


Accommodations must be requested by May 16th.


Class Auditing