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Toronto, ON

age 8+

Canada's only Royal Academy of Dance international summer program.

July 1 - July 19, 2019

In association with the Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, SunDance is the only RAD summer intensive in the world to combine RAD ballet and Limón modern.

Designed for dancers age 8 to 19, this three-week summer program in Toronto offers the complete dance experience!

Supervised accommodation is available for those 12 years+ 

All applicants are required to audition, in person or by video, for consideration to attend SunDance 2019.

Live Auditions

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre
509 Parliament Street
Toronto, ON
M4X 1P3

February 24, 2019 for ages 8 - 13
March 3, 2019 for ages 14 - 19 

Applicants who are unable to attend the live audition may submit a video audition between February 25 - June 3, 2019

Accepted students must enrol in the full 3 week program. Students will be placed in an appropriate program based on their audition. SunDance reserves the right to modify a student's program based on further assessments made on the first two days of classes.

For complete and detailed information about SunDance 2019, click here


Program A - Advanced

Prerequisites: Minimum 3 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 8 / Intermediate or equivalent.

Classes: Students may select either classical ballet (pointe) & progressive ballet technical training or modern repertoire & composition.


Program B - Intermediate

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

Classes: Ballet Technique & Spanish Character Repertoire, Modern Technique & Choreography, plus Jazz


Program C - Elementary

Prerequisites: Minimum 1 year modern and/or RAD Gr. 2 or equivalent. 

Classes: Ballet Technique & Character Repertoire, Modern Technique & Creative Improvisation, plus Jazz