Sylvie Desrosiers to be honoured with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Award

Thursday, April 27, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9, the Ottawa Arts Council will honour dancer, choreographer and teacher Sylvie Desrosiers with the Victor Tolgesy Arts Awards, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Ottawa arts community.

Sylvie Desrosiers’ artistic influence lies at the heart of contemporary dance in Ottawa. For the past 35 years Sylvie has brought dedication, generosity, and inspiration to the growth of students, choreographers, productions, and companies. Director of Le Groupe Dance Lab school from 1991 -1994, Sylvie joined The School of Dance in 1995 to establish the school’s Contemporary Dance Programme. In 2005 the program was accredited as a college program where Sylvie continues as Director, inspiring successive generations of dance students. She is also a founding member and on the Board of the Ottawa Dance Directive (ODD).

Arts Awards Presentation
Tuesday, May 9

Reception 6:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation 7:15 p.m.


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