Careers & Alumni
Our graduates are WORKING!
In the Project Based Dance Industry applying for funding for their own projects, choreographing, founding companies, joining and forming groups and producing shows; performing in festivals, cabarets, theatres and resorts.
In the Dance Training Studio Industry, driven by television and live dance competitions, graduates are teaching, choreographing, coaching, judging as well as founding and taking ownership of their own studios.
In the Commercial Dance Industry, performing on cruise lines, at resorts & casinos as well as touring with children’s productions such as “Franklin, the turtle”.
In the Dance Fitness and Workshop Industry, teaching and developing the expanding market of dance fitness and specialized workshops; taking this product across Canada and abroad.
In the Sports & Dance Teams Industry, cheerleading, forming and joining dance teams.
In Film and Television, dancing in productions, music videos, developing dance on film projects.
In Traditional Dance Companies & Festivals, apprenticing, performing and touring with established dance companies and festivals such as Stratford, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, Toronto Dance Theatre and the Charlottetown Festival.
On Arts and Master’s Degrees in universities and continued professional development in fields such as circus performance, personal fitness, stage management, nutrition & physical therapies.
A sample of companies our graduates are working for:
2015 Pan Games Dance Artist, A2D2 Aerial Dance, Abroad in Australia, Mexico, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, USA, Lebanon, Artists Play Dance Theatre*, Ballet Espressivo, Ballet Kelowna, Blaze Entertainment, Blue Ceiling Dance, Cadence Ballet*, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, Carnival Cruise Lines, Charlottetown Festival, Chimera Dance Project, Circus Orange, Dance Fuzion, Dance Ontario, Disney Cruise Lines, DivaGirl Entertainment, Drayton Entertainment, Dusk Dances, Elite Stage Productions, Hamilton Tiger Cats Dance Team, Honey Kats, Human Body Expression, Jay9 Dance Projects, I/O Movement*, La Belle Danse Baroque Company, Les Mills International Dance Fitness, Lindsay Ritter Productions, Luminato Festival, Melbourne Dance Theatre Company, Mirvish Productions, Much Music, Lady Gaga, Ontario Ballet Theatre, Paul Ibey Dance Company, Princess Cruise Lines, REAson D’etre Productions, So You Think You Can Dance, Starting Pointe Productions*, Stiletto Girls*, Stratford Festival, The Garage, The Rockettes, Toronto Argonauts Blue Thunder Dance Team, Toronto Burlesque Festival, Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto Marlies Dance Pak, Toronto Raptors Dance Team, Toronto Rock Dance Team, Tree House Television, Valence Movement Dance Theatre*, Wonderland Dance Company
*Company founded by GBD Graduate