Director of Administration
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Sarah Lochhead is a dance educator, advocate and arts administrator who is passionate about the role dance plays in both personal development and community building. She is the Founder/Artistic Director of Simcoe Contemporary Dancers, a not-for-profit professional dance company based in Barrie Ontario. She has trained the modern styles of Duncan, Humphrey/Weidman and completed teacher trainings in Limón with Donna Krasnow and the Limón Company in NYC. She holds intermediate ballet certificates in RAD and Cecchetti method as well as a BFA honours and MA in Dance Studies from York University. Her artistic and academic work has been acknowledged through a Top Paper Citation award from the National Dance Educators Organization (USA) and grants from the City of Barrie, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Prior to joining the DTRC team, she was the Director of The Dance Current – Canada’s dance magazine and remains an active member of their board.
“The DTRC’s programs and services have been instrumental during transitional times in my own dance career. I’m thrilled to be able to apply skills gained along a parallel career path to support their valuable work.”