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ISyreeta Hector


Guest Artist, Citadel and Compagnie, Toronto, ON 2019- Current

Choreographer: Jean- Pierre Perrault Foundation

Repertoire: Nuit  


Guest Artist, Political Movement, Toronto, ON 2018- Current 

Choreographer: Aria Evans 

Repertoire: Desiccated, In the Abyss, Toronto Concert Orchestra


Company Member, Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto, ON 2009- 2014

Artistic Director: Christopher House 

Choreographers: Estelle Clareton, Lina Cruz, Etienne Guilloteau, Deborah Hay, Christopher House, Robert Kingsbury, Heidi Strauss,  Natasha Torres- Garner, Emmanuelle Vo-Dinh, Sook Yin-Lee



Black Ballerina, WoWmen Festival, Brussels, Belgium 2020

Black Ballerina, Citadel Dance Mix, Toronto, ON 2019

Black Ballerina, SummerWorks Festival: Lab Series, Toronto, ON 2019 

Distant Histories, Dance Matters: A Woman’s Work, Toronto, ON 2018



RBC Creators in Residence Award, Canadian Stage 2019/2020

Stratford Festival Lab Award for Research and Creation, SummerWorks Festival, 2019 



Haunters The Musical (Eps 1,4, 5,7,8)- Dancer, Web Series by J. Adam  Brown / Blain Watters 2018


Sharing Dance Canada- Dancer, Demo Video The National Ballet School, Toronto ON 2018


Hold Up Bring It Down- Dancer, Music Video by Rob Stefaniuk 2016


Shoulders and Whispers-Dancer, Music Video by Brandon Cronenberg 2015


Reetis - Co-creator, Dancer, Short Film (Premiered Red Nation Film Festival) by J. Adam Brown 2014


Dance Speak- Co-creator, Dancer. Short Film (Premiered Kingston Film Festival) by J. Adam Brown  2014



York University, Toronto, ON 2017- Current

Contract Faculty 

Created Course Projects and Presentations, Evaluation of Projects, Instructed Dance for Non-Majors, Shaped Written Course Criteria


Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Toronto, ON 2015-2017

College Level Course Instructor 

Designed Testing for Ballet Examination, Developed Course Curriculum, Provided Detailed Analysis of Student Progress  

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Toronto, ON 2005-2016 

Faculty Member

Crafted Content for Children’s Dance, Developed Movement Material for Ballet and Modern, Instructed Limon Technique for Beginners, Rehearsal Direction for Sundance, Taught Royal Academy of Dance Syllabi  

Dance Collection Danse, Toronto, ON 2015-2016 

Education Coordinator

Analyzed Ontario Curriculum Requirements, Conducted Interviews, Designed Curriculum for Middle School and High School, Collaborated with Director of Collections on Devising Education Programs, Guided Docent Workshops,  Provided Evaluations of Material, Supported Marketing Strategies



York University, Toronto, Ontario- Master of Arts, 2016

Thesis Title: The Negotiations Of Dance Practice Within The Indigenous And African American Peoples:Examining The Hybridity Of Culture Through The Lens Of Social Event And Movement 

The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto, Ontario- Professional Training Program, 2009 


The National Ballet School, Toronto, Ontario- Teacher Training Program Graduate, 2006



Explore and Create Program Recipient, Canada Council for the Arts- Full Length Version Black Ballerina 2019

Creating Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nation, Inuit and Métis People Recipient, Research Creation Multi- Platform Project, Canada Council for the Arts, Halifax, NS 2018  

Explore and Create Program Recipient, Solo Research Creation, Canada Council for the Arts, Toronto, ON 2017

Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals Recipient, Canada Council for the Arts- Gaga Independent Study, New York City, NY 2017

Grants to Aboriginal Dance Professionals Recipient, Canada Council for the Arts- Impulstanz International Dance Festival, Vienna, AT 2015


Aboriginal Arts Projects Recipient, Ontario Arts Council- Research Creation focused on Identity and Performance Studies, Toronto, ON 2014


Access and Career Development Recipient, Ontario Arts Council- Professional Development: Movement Analysis and Ballet for Contemporary Dancers, New York City, NY 2013



Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists

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