David Norsworthy is a Tkarón:to/Toronto-based dance artist, choreographer, producer, and arts educator of mixed Japanese immigrant/British settler descent, who is, as quoted by the Globe and Mail, “an exceptionally lucid performer, impressive and articulate”. A graduate of The Juilliard School, he delights in asking questions and believes deeply in the transformative power of dancing. David has performed with dance companies and collaborated with dance creators in Canada, the USA, Sweden, and Australia, and his choreographic career includes independently produced full-length works, international tours, and commissioned projects for companies, universities, and schools. David is the grateful recipient of the Living Arts Centre’s Ron Lenyk Award, and was one of three finalists for the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Emerging Artist Award. David is a Co-Founder/Co- Director of TOES FOR DANCE, a Board Member of CanAsian Dance, and a part-time Rehearsal Director for Norrdans, a contemporary dance company in Sweden.