Master Classes

Improvisation & Contemporary Workshop

Guest Teacher: David Norsworthy

David Norsworthy is a Toronto-based dance artist who is “an exceptionally lucid performer, impressive and articulate” (The Globe and Mail). His recent choreographic project “Possibilities of Dialogue”, was co-produced by North York Arts, with performances in Toronto and NYC. David has presented choreographic works at CanAsian KickStart (Toronto), Wave Rising (New York), Our Voices (Stockholm), OnSite/InSight (Winston Salem) and Kinetic Studio (Halifax) among other festivals and series. Commissions include Lamondance (Vancouver), Point Park University (Pittsburgh) and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s HSPro (Chicago). David has performed and toured with Peggy Baker Dance Projects (Toronto), Toronto Dance Theatre (Toronto), Dancenorth (Melbourne), ZviDance (New York), Brian Brooks (New York), Skånes Dansteater (Malmö) and Magma Dans (Stockholm). Recent performances include the national tour of “who we are in the dark” by Peggy Baker with live music by Sarah Neufeld/Jeremy Gara of Arcade Fire, and the Merce Cunningham Centennial “Night of 100 Solos” at BAM in NYC. A graduate of The Juilliard School (New York), David is the grateful recipient of the Living Arts Centre’s 2016 Ron Lenyk Award and was one of three finalists for the Toronto Arts Foundation's 2018 Emerging Artist Award. He is the Co-Director of TOES FOR DANCE, a non-profit that produces workshops and performances across Canada. www.davidnorsworthy.com