On November 13th and 14th, DTRC welcomed members of the International Organization for the Transition of Professional Dancers (IOTPD) for the foundation’s Annual Meeting. Voting members of the IOTPD, as well as observers from countries with newly formed transition programs, met at DTRC’s National Office in Toronto – a very long trip for members coming from as far afield as Europe and South Korea.more »
LEAP – Leading Edge After Performance – the innovative partnership between DTRC and Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, bringing professional sport and dance communities together to learn from our differences, similarities, and ongoing work to improve the transition process for high-performers, successfully held the international conference LEAP Together: Career and Life Transitions in Dance and Sport on November 11th and 12th.more »
It's convocation season, and we can't help but reflect on the excitement our alumni must have felt when receiving the certificates, diplomas, and degrees that pointed them toward their second careers. Throughout her studies, Léonie fell in love with the practice of law, but graduating was just the beginning of her journey. She was amazed at how the day to day work of a lawyer makes use of so many skills that she developed as a ballet dancer, and working within the corps de ballet is not so different from manouvering within her current firm.more »
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