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.



July 6 – July 24, 2020

Designed for dancers age 8 to 19, this three-week summer program in Toronto offers unparalleled training from internationally renowned faculty at one of Canada’s premier dance facilities. All participants train in RAD Ballet, Limón Modern, Repertoire, and Progressing Ballet Technique. Intermediate and Elementary Programs additionally include Character and Jazz, while Advanced participants select Modern Repertoire & Composition OR Ballet Repertoire & Pointe.

Supervised accommodation is available for those 12 years+

All applicants are required to audition, in person or by video, for consideration to attend SunDance 2020.

Live Auditions

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

February 23, 2020 for ages 8 – 10 (10 am – 11:30 am)
February 23, 2020 for ages 11 – 13 (12 noon – 2 pm)
March 1, 2020 for ages 14 – 19 (10 am – 1 pm)

Applicants who are unable to attend the live audition may submit a video audition by June 1, 2020

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.

Find out all information about SunDance 2020 here (including Audition Requirements).


Program A – Advanced

Ballet, Modern & Progressing Ballet Technique
Modern Repertoire & Composition OR Classical Repertoire & Pointe
Minimum 3 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 8 / Intermediate or equivalent.

Program B – Intermediate

Ballet, Modern & Progressing Ballet Techniques
Modern Repertoire, Spanish Character & Jazz
 Minimum 2 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 7 / Intermediate Foundation or equivalent.

Program C – Elementary

Ballet, Modern & Progressing Ballet Techniques
Modern Repertoire, Character & Jazz
 Minimum 1 year modern and/or RAD Gr. 2 or equivalent.

Introductory Program (C Intro): July 6 – 10, 2020

A one-week course combined with Program C, designed to introduce young dancers (ages 8 – 12) to intensive training. Program C Intro culminates with an open house on Friday, July 10th, inviting family and friends to observe Intro dancers’ final day of classes.