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 3 – July 21, 2023

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.

All applicants are required to audition for consideration to attend SunDance 2023. 

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 information about SunDance 2023 auditions click here.


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)

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, inviting family and friends to observe Intro dancers’ final day of classes.