When I got into Dance Performance Preparation program I decided to take the opportunity to get back into dance and it really boosted my confidence. I think it made me into more of a mature dancer because now I can really understand my body and
what I have to do to reach my goals.”
Read more about Katie’s story.
Katie Couchie, (Dance Performance Preparation graduate, 2018)
“Don’t be so closed minded, things are going to happen and there’s a place for you. We had a teacher that told us in second year, “there’s a place for everyone in the dance world, but you just have to figure out where that place is.” I took that
to heart afterwards and figured it out.”
Read more about Elise’s story.
Elise Tigges (Dance Performance Preparation graduate, 2017)
"This place always pulls me back. It’s a very predominant home of my artistic world. George Brown College weighs a lot in my life as an artist because of the people and the nurturing of my teachers. I became so strong. I was always a dancer, but
this school was a match that happened at the right time. They taught me a language I could use as a palette in my own work."
Read more about Irma’s story.
Irma Villafuerte, (Graduate 2016)
“The teachers at George Brown Dance pushed me not only as a dancer but to grow as a person. They inspired me and prepared me for the dance world!”
Mariah Sabucco (Graduate 2015, Dance Performance Preparation)
Training in Germany
"The atmosphere was so welcoming. The teachers want you to excel. I had never really done well in school, and I had a fear of asking questions. I didn’t feel that at George Brown College. I felt like every time I had a question, it was an opportunity
to gain more knowledge."
Read more about Nobahar’s story.
Nobahar Dadui, (Graduate 2013), Professional Artist at Cirque du Soleil
“[The programs] have strong technique…they give you good opportunities and a fair amount of exposure. You can go talk to [artists], that gives you exposure to them and they can see how you are and you can get more jobs through that.”
Read more about Cheryl’s story.
Cheryl Chan (Dance Performance Preparation graduate, 2013)