Dance Industry

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Our Industry Connections

George Brown Dance offers invaluable connections and relationships for our students through our reputable faculty and distinguished guest artists. Students graduate with the industry connections to help launch their professional dance careers.

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen

Ballet-du-Jorgen-Bilingual-logoCanada’s Ballet Jörgen operates at the college and in the studios directly alongside George Brown Dance students. Students interact daily with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen dancers, artistic team, and invited choreographers. George Brown Dance partnership with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen creates a truly unique learning environment that immerses students in an ongoing display of professional dance.

Industry Artists

Beyond our key partnership with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, George Brown Dance regularly invites industry artists to:

  • Work directly with students – create works with students, teach, and mentor
  • Use our facilities to hold auditions, create, and operate their work projects

Click on the links below to learn more about our industry guests and their organizations:
Allen & Karen Kaeja – Kaeja Dance
Anisa Tejpar – Hit & Run Dance Productions
George Absi
Louis Laberge-Cote
Malgorzata Nowacka – The Chimera Project
Sharon B. Moore
Tina Fushell
William Yong – Zata Omm

Industry Artists Spotlight

George Brown Dance is a partnership between Canada’s Ballet Jörgen and George Brown College. Because of this partnership, George Brown Dance benefits from a specially curated group of teachers which follows the superb training set by artistic director, Bengt Jörgen. Read about the kinds of work some of these teachers and choreographers have done with our students.

Apolonia Velasquez & Ofilio Portillo - Gadfly
Darryl Tracy
Esie Mensah
Hanna Kiel – Human Body Expressions
Kathleen Rea – REAson d’etre dance Productions
Kevin Ormsby - Artistic Director of KasheDance
Nicola Pantin
Ryan Lee
Susie Burpee