Teaching Experience 

Syreeta Hector began her teaching career with Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre during her time at The National Ballet School's Teacher Training Program in 2004. Over the course of 12 years, she was faculty member at this school and taught ballet, modern and creative dance.She has been a guest artist at high schools like Rosedale Heights High School, Cawthra Park Secondary School and dance studios like Martha Hicks School of Ballet. 

 

 While tackling her Master’s paper titled: “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), Syreeta extended her multi-faceted career by acting as the Education Coordinator at Canada’s only theatrical museum, Dance Collection Danse. Today, Syreeta is an adjunct faculty member in the dance department at York University. Here, she teaches modern technique which includes both dance studio and classroom activity.

WORK EXPERIENCE

York University, Toronto, ON 2015- Current

Course Director

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

College Level Instructor

Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Toronto, ON 2005-2017

Faculty Instructor

Dance Collection Danse, Toronto, ON 2015-2016

Education Coordinator

 

WORKSHOPS

Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists / Toronto Dance Community Love-In “Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism: Practices for the Dance Community” Facilitator: Ella Cooper 2018

 

Episodic and the Small Screen, Palm Springs Short Film Festival, Palm Springs, CA 2017 

York Centre of  Asian Research Studies, Philippine Folk Dance Symposium, Toronto, ON 2016

Get B(l)ack, Field Project, Thomas DeFrantz, Vienna AT, 2015  

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Canadian Dance Artists Alliance

 

Eastern Woodland Metis Nation of Nova Scotia