KDSSC 2015 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 Performance at Dance Ontario Danceweekend'16

'Canada Arirang' Fleck Dance Theatre, Sun Jan 17 at 2:40 pm

KDSSC invites you to Korean Dance Performance by the Mi Young Kim Dance Company at Ontario Danceweek16 on Sunday 17 January at 2:40 pm. KDSSC will be part of Dance Ontario's Dance Weekend that takes place annually at the Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront, and features an incredible line-up of dance artists over three days, January 15 to 17.
When:
Friday 15 January 6:45 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 16 January 1:00 - 6:30 pm
Sunday 17 January 1:00 - 6:00 pm
**Mi Young Kim Dance Company's performance at 2:40 pm

Venue: Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront
ADMISSION BY $10 MIN DONATION DAILY

More details at http://www.danceontario.ca/activity-detail/dance-ontario-dance-weekend
We hope you have a great time with us on Sunday 17 January at 2:40 pm. More information is available at KDSSC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kdssc/.

Thank you! Merci! 感 謝!

2015 Senior Program Event!

KDSSC invites you to our special concert to celebrate Last Day of Senior Program 2015 "Soo Ryu Silver Academy." Teachers and seniors students will play traditional game and present Korean dance and drum performances.

Part1: Korean Board Game Yut-nori with Performance "Heung"
Part2: Korean Folk Dance Performances "Meot"
Part3: Janggo (Hourglass-shaped drum) Korean Folk Rhythm and Performances "Woollim"

When: Dec 3, 2015 (Thursday), 1PM
Venue: Performance at Korean Cultural Centre (1133 Leslie st., Toronto)
Who: Any senior interested in Korean dance and cultural activities
Registration and questions: 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net
Admission: $10 (fees for cleaning services)
Complimentary light refreshments will be served

More information is available at www.KoreanDance.net or Facebook KDSSC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kdssc/
We hope you have a great time with us on Dec3, 2015. We acknowledge the generous financial assistance of the Government of Ontario.

Thank you! Merci! 感 謝!
2015 Program


캐나다한국무용연구회의 2015년 시니어 프로그램

캐나다 한국무용연구회는 2015년 시니어 프로그램의 성공적인 유종지미를 위한 "수류 실버 아카데미 종강 파티"를 다음과 같이 개최합니다.

제1부 윷놀이와 함께 즐기는 퍼포먼스 "흥"
제2부 한국무용 - 다양한 한국 민속무용 "멋"
제3부 장고- 민요 장단과 함께 즐기는 장고 연주"울림"

언제: 2015년 11월 3일 (목요일) 1시
대상: 시니어 남녀 모두 환영
장소: 1133 Leslie St (토론토 한인회관 강당)
등록 문의: 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net
간단한 스낵등 다과도 준비
입장료: $10 강당 정리 비용

한국전통 문화 및 한국무용에 대한 성원에 감사드리며, 시니어 프로그램 종강파티에 참석하시길 소망합니다. 이번 시니어 프로젝트에 대한 Ontario Government 지원에도 감사드립니다.
감사합니다.
캐나다한국무용연구회 드림

Korean Crane dance "Dongnae Hakchum" workshop & performance!

KDSSC hosts the rare dance event, Korea Crane Dance 'Dongnae Hakchum' workshop & performance. The master LEE SungHoon workshop sessins will be held with professionals and studens at local universities and Korean Culture Centre.

Special Instructor: Dancer master LEE Sung Hoon from Korea
When: Oct 17 to Nov 3, 2015
October 17: showcase at the University of Toronto
October 19 ~ : workshop sessions and showcases (Univ of Toronto, York Univ, Korean Cultural Centre)
November 3 : Performance/Special Presentation at Korean Cultural Centre (1133 Leslie st., Toronto)
Who: Any senior interested in Korean dance and cultural activities
Registration and questions: 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net
KDSSC Studio: 1133 Leslie St., Toronto (Korean Cultural Centre)

We acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Thank you! Merci! 感 謝!
Hakchum 2016





캐나다한국무용연구회, 2015년 특별춤 "동래학춤" 워크샵 및 공연

캐나다 한국무용연구회는 동래학춤 예능보유자 이성훈 선생을 모시고 2015년 특별 한국춤 "부산동래학춤 워크샵 및 공연" 프로젝트를 다음과 같이 주최합니다.
강사: 이성훈선생, 동래학춤 예능보유자 (구, 인간문화재) 후보자
2015년 새롭게 마련된 두 가지 워크샵 활동
1. 10월 워크샵 및 집중훈련 (토론토대학, 욕대학, 한인회관 강당)
2. 11월 3일 : 동래학춤 공연 (한인회관 대강당)
언제: 2015. 10월 16일 -11월 3일
대상: 전문 예술인 및 한국무용에 관심 있는 분
장소: 1133 Leslie St (토론토 한인회관 소강당)
등록 문의: 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net
이 동래학춤 프로젝트에 대한 캐나다예술위원회 (the Canada Council for the Arts)의 재정지원에 감사드립니다.
감사합니다.
캐나다한국무용연구회 드림

Call for Artists : the 9th Soo Ryu Dance Festival 2016

Soo Ryu Dance Festival 2016


Korean Game, Korean Playing for Seniors!

KDSSC offers culturally diverse seniors a special senior program : Korean traditional Nori workshops. "Nori," a Korean word for amusement or playing, is the main theme of this project. The project consists of two workshops: Yunnori (or Yutnori) workshop and Samulnori workshop. General activities of traditional Korean amusements will be revised by professional art director and guest instructors to create an age friendly, recreational workshops. The project will offer a unique amusing experience for the participating seniors who can capitalize on more benefits of dancing and drumming, both physically and mentally.

Title: Korean Playing for Seniors!
1. Yut-nori workshop ("Yut-nori" is also romanized as "Yun-nori")
Seniors, two teams, dance to rhythmical traditional folk music while playing yut by casting yut sticks (cf., dice for a board game) and discussing a team strategy.

2. Samulnori workshop
Activities for individuals or a group of a few seniors learning about basic skills of the four key percussion instruments of Korean farmer’s music. The Samulnori workshop provides a fun opportunity to learn about four instruments: Kkwaenggwari (a small gong), Janggo (an hourglass-shaped drum), Buk (a barrel drum), and Jing (a large gong).

When: 11AM, Thursdays from September 3 to December 7, 2015
Where: KDSSC Studio, 1133 Leslie St., Toronto (Korean Cultural Centre)
Who: Any senior interested in healthy lifestyle through involving in Korean dance and cultural activities (15 seniors only)
Registration and questions at 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net

You may find more information to check our website www.KoreanDance.net or Facebook KDSSC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kdssc/
We acknowledge the generous financial assistance of the Government of Ontario.

Thank you! Merci! 感 謝!
2015 Seniors Program: 놀이

시니어 특별 프로그램: 시니어의 건강을 위한 흥겨운 "놀이"

캐나다 한국무용연구회는 한인 및 다른 다민족 시니어들에게 우리 전통놀이를 새롭게 해석하여 우리 고유한 멋과 흥을 즐겁게 경험할 수 있는 워크샵을 주최하고자 한다. 2015년 새롭게 마련된 두 가지 워크샵 활동은 다음과 같다.
1. 윷놀이와 함께 하는 창작 한국무용 워크샵
2. 사물놀이의 악기를 배우는 사물놀이 워크샵
대상: 만 65세 이상의 남녀 (15명 선착순)
언제: 2015. 9월 3일 -12월 7일 (매주 목요일 )
시간: 목요일 오전 11시부터
장소: 1133 Leslie St (토론토 한인회관 소강당)
등록 문의: 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net

이 프로그램은 카나다한국무용연구회가 온타리오 정부의 재정지원을 받아 수행하는 프로젝트입니다.
감사합니다.

2015 Summer Program for Dance Professionals!

KDSSC offers Korean Dance and Music Program via Soo Ryu Dance School this summer !

Title: 2015 Soo Ryu Dance School's Summer Intensive Program for Dance Professionals
When: 1st session - July 6 ~ July 17, 2015
.......... 2nd session - July 21 ~ July 31, 2015
Class 1 (11am-12:30pm) Seol Janggo (Primary focus on Janggo (hourglass-shaped drum) rhythm solo - major components of Korean farmer's music)
Class 2 (4:30-6:00pm): Seol Janggo dance (advanced Janggo dance)
Class 3: O-go-mu (five-drum dance) (time -TBA) and other private Korean dance programs available (plus making a choreographic work)

Where: KDSSC Studio, 1133 Leslie St., Toronto (Korean Cultural Centre)
Registration and questions at 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net, www.koreandance.net, www.facebook.com/kdssc
Thank you! Merci! 感 謝!


2015 Summer Intensive Korean Dance Program

2015 수류무용학교 전문인양성을 위한 여름특강안내
언제: (제 1차) 7월 6일 -7월 17일, (제 2차) 7월21일-7월 31일
과목 1. 설장고 (오전11시-12시 30분) :농악장단의 가장 중요한 가락들로 구성하여 혼자서 연주하는 장고장단
과목 2. 설장고 춤 (오후 4시30분-6시) : 장고장단을 이수한 사람을 위한 설장고 춤
과목 3. 오고무 (5개의 북을 장단과 어우러져 추는 춤)과
개인지도 형식으로 다른 다양한 한국 음악/무용 과목들 수강 가능
장소: 1133 Leslie St 토론토 한인회관내 무용실

등록 문의: 416-443-9329 kdance@koreandance.net, 카나다한국무용연구회 www.koreandance.net, www.facebook.com/kdssc

Each student may have a unique training schedule, thus please contact Artistic Director, Mi Young Kim at 416-443-93294, 647-403-7653, kdance@KoreanDance.net. Click here for information on our Soo Ryu School of Dance Program this summer.

2015 Teacher's Training Program!


KDSSC Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada (Artistic Director, Mi Young KIM) is hosting the special Korean dance performance - Teacher's Training Program on Sunday, May 3, 2015.
Where : Dancemakers Centre for the Creation (The Historic Distillery District, 15 Case Goods Lane, Studio 301)
When : May 3rd, 2015
Who: Anyone interested in Korean dance or culture
Admission: $20 2015 TTP

If you have any questions, 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/
Welcome dance professionals and young dancers !

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 and February! 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 2015 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.


Registration for 2015/16 Soo Ryu School of Dance

Spring (2016, Feb 22 – May 31)
Summer Intensive (2016, July 11- 22 & Aug 8 -19)
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.


The 2015-2016 Soo Ryu School of Dance: 수강신청

Spring 봄학기(2016, Feb 22 – May 31)
Summer Intensive (2016, July 11- 22 & Aug 8 -19)

지금 바로 수강신청 하기, 416–443–9329 kdance@koreandance.net.

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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About KDSSC

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

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