KDSSC 2014 upcoming events

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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.

Korean Dance On the International Day!

KDSSC hosts Korean Dance Spring Event on the International Day!
Venue: Studio at the Canada National Ballet School, April 29, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Asian Heritage Month Event !

KDSSC will present Korean Dance Performances to celebrate the Asian Heritage Month in May.
Venue : TBA

Our Latest News: 2013 Fall/Winter

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. Please click here for on–line registration.


Course Registration for 2014 Soo Ryu School of Dance

Course1:1A Korean Dance ( fundamental movement), 1B Fan Dance
Course2:2A jang–go (folk song & basic rhythms), 2B (advanced Seol–jang–go)
Course3:3A o–go–mu (5 drum dance), 3B Private Lesson, 3C Sat/Sun class

Term: Fall(Sept.23–Dec8), Winter (2014, Jan.6–Mar12), Spring (2014, Mar16–May28)
Class : a regular class (10–class/term), walk–in class, Private, Special,
Time: Weekly(Mon–Fri)– 10:30am, 11:45am; Weekly PM (Mon/Wed)– 5, 6pm; Sat/Sun 9am–, Sat, Private, Special

Fee : $180/term, Senior (10% off), $20 each (walk–in class), Private,
Where: KDSSC Studio, 1133 Leslie St. Toronto
Special "Back to School Event : 10% off if the registration have completed by September 13, 2013.

Please let us know at 416–443–9329 kdance@koreandance.net, if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and interest!
Thank you! Merci! 感 謝!

Please click here for on–line registration, or please feel free to contact at kdance@koreandance.net.


2013–14 Soo Ryu School of Dance: 수강신청

>새학기 프로그램
.....1. 한국무용: 기본동작반 및 부채춤반;
.....2. 장고: 장고 A반–우리가락 장단 배우기; 장고 B반:설장고 배우기
.....3. 특별수업 : 오고무반, 개인레슨, 그룹, 주말특별반

>언제: 9월 23일 2013 – 5월 28일, 2014
>학기: 각 10회수업 [ 가을학기(9.23~12.9), 겨울(1.6~3.12), 봄(3.24~5.28) ]
>시간: 평일(월–금)오전반 10:30am, 11:45am; 월/수요일 오후반 5pm, 6pm; 토요일 9am–, 개인레슨

>수강료: 학기당 $180 (10회 수업), Walk–in class $20/회, 시니어10%할인
>수업장소: 캐나다한국무용연구회 무용실 (1133 Leslie St. Toronto)
>특별혜택 “Back to School Event”: 9월13일까지 일반 수강등록 완료시 10% 할인

지금 바로 새학기 온라인 수강신청 하기.

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.

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Residency & Performance by Alive Artcal Ryu Dance Co. & Mi Young Kim's Company


Title: K–dance Revolution
When: December 14, 2013
Venue: Toronto Centre for the Arts

Alive Artcal Ryu Dance Company is a South Korean performing troupe focusing in producing performances of various traditional Korean movements ranging from folk dance to martial arts. With extremely rhythmic choreographies, different genres such traditional Korean dance, B–boying, Bu–Na (folk art with disk and stick), martial arts, folk percussions, MoDeumBuk (dance with various drums), mask dance, SoGoChum (dance with small drum), and modern dance will be presented. If you have any questions, please contact us at kdance@koreandance.net. Please click here for more information on KDSSC.

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K–dance Appreciation Day

Click here to download the postcard for the event. 행사 포스트카드 내려받기

We would like to thank you for your participants at the K–dance Appreciation Day event, especially the dance competition "Talent Show", August 16. Our K–dance talent show was successful: four out of seven teams got the winner's cheques by the Board of Directors. Congratulation to the top prize winner Back Sejin, performed Sang–mo–nori. The 3rd–place prizes were awarded to Yi Yi WU, Hyesook AHN, Jihyeon KIM.

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Artist Director Mi Young Kim is selected as the finalist for William Kilbourn Award for the Celebration of Toronto’s Cultural Life

The 2012 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards celebrate individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Toronto’s vibrant artistic and cultural life. Congratulations to Mi Young Kim!

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About KDSSC

The Korean Dance Studies society of Canada (KDSSC) is a not-for-profit organization in Toronto, founded by Mi Young Kim.

History of Korean Dance

Korean Dance focuses on the internal expression and metaphysical joy and ecstasy.

Watch Korean Dance

We have many more videos and photos available in our Media section. Visit us on YouTube for our full collection of video clips.