Syreeta Hector is a dance artist and educator in Toronto, Ontario. As a highly accomplished performer, Syreeta has worked for internationally recognized companies like Adelheid Dance Projects, Citadel + Compagnie, and Toronto Dance Theatre. She is a proud graduate of The National Ballet School’s Teacher Training Program, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, and has achieved her Master of Arts in Dance Studies from York University.
Her solo work called “Black Ballerina” gained recognition at the SummerWorks Festival in 2019. Here, the piece won the Stratford Festival Lab Award for Research and Creation. At this time, the solo was also invited to undergo a residency with Workspacebrussels, and the Kaaitheater in Brussels, Belgium. Currently, the development of “Black Ballerina” is being supported through the RBC Creators in Residence Program at Canadian Stage.
"Hector is a deft storyteller."- Mooney On Theatre
"There is no questioning the necessity for Hector’s work in the sphere of dance today."- The Dance Current