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The Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada (KDSSC) is a creative dance organization that honours Korean tradition and culture while collaborating across cultures and generations.
We provide a supportive home for professional dancers, pre–professional dance students and dedicated amateurs as we seek to unite all Canadian cultures through the art and practice of dance. Our website gives an introduction to the history of traditional Korean Dance and provides information on the company’s background; past and upcoming performances and events; basic and professional training programs; and a range of photos and videos for you to view.
Healthy Korean Movements for Seniors!
KDSSC offers seniors two classes - Korean dance and Janggo drum, inspired by the incredible benefits of Korean dance and drum. Each focuses on the physical exercises for improving the cardio-respiratory system and key muscle groups used in basic Korean dance and drum.
Who: any seniors, especially beginners (65+)
Each 15 hours (lessons, rehearsals, concert) ; 15 seniors
1. Senior Korean dance class (to learn about breathing, whole body movements, steps)
Sept 2, 7: Tue 10am-12 (2hr) HUB community Centre (540 Finch Ave West, Toronto M2R 1N7)
Sept17~ :Wednesdays 11-12 North York Seniors Centre (Yonge/Finch, 21 Hendon Ave, North York, ON M2M 4G8)
2. Senior Janggo drum class (to learn about breathing, upper body movements, shoulder while playing Janggo and singing popular songs)
Sept 4~ Thursdays @Korean Culture Centre (1133 Leslie St, Toronto)
To register the senior classes, please contact us at kdance@KoreanDance.net, 416-443-9329. You may find more information to check our Facebook KDSSC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kdssc/
This senior project is funded by the government of Ontario, SCG2013-1730.
Fall/Winter in 2014
KDSSC will be artistically active in the Fall/Winter 2014 to present Korea Dance and music performances as well as to create a new Canada Arirang work.
Korean Harvest Festival in Toronto on Sat, September 6
Korea's Day in Montreal on Thursday, September 18
Culture Days Events on Sat, September 27 at the TPL Beaches Branch and Korean Cultural Centre
Open House Event at the Toronto Centre for the Arts on Sunday, Sept 28
The 8th Soo Ryu Dance Festival featuring the new work "Canada Arirang"
2014-15 Auditions for the Professional Training Program!
KDSSC's auditions have been scheduled for the Professional Training Program in Korean Dance and Music at the Soo Ryu Dance School in August 2014 and February 2015! However, please visit or contact us anytime.
Where: KDSSC Studio
Our News: Soo Ryu School
Registration for the Professional Training Program at the Soo Ryu School of Dance
The school registration is open for the 2014 Art Training Program. Students are always more than welcome to continue improving their technical skills. Thank you for your registration to take a course to learn Korean Dance this school year.
Course Registration for 2014/15 Soo Ryu School of Dance
Please let us know at 416–443–9329 email@example.com, if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and interest!
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The 2014/15 Soo Ryu School of Dance: 수강신청
The Soo Ryu School of Dance provides professional training program to professional dance students. The school at KDSSC is the only school in Canada to offer traditional Korean dance and drum training program funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage’s National Arts Training Fund Program. Click here for more information on Professional Training Program, or all classes at Soo Ryu School of Dance.We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––