KDT at Chiefs of Ontario

KDT will be at the Chief’s of Ontario Annual Health forum. KDT General Manager Leslie McCue will be making a special presentation about the company.

Jesse Dell will be demonstrating Cultural Dance Repertoire which teaches traditional Indigenous dances.

Joshua De Perry will be demonstrating Powwow Boot Camp which teaches traditional Indigenous Powwow dances while giving participants a cardiovascular workout. Click here for more information.

Santee at Indspire Awards

KDT Artistic Director/Founder Santee Smith will be performing at the 2015 Indspire Awards with Tanya Tagaq – Click here for more information

TransMigration Post Reception

There will be a post reception/meet and greet after the performance of TransMigration at the Sanderson Centre on February 20th. Click here to purchase tickets.

TransMigration Press Release

The TransMigration Press Release is out. Have a look here.

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Kaha:wi Excerpt this Sunday

                                                                                                                                                              Jesse Dell will be performing an excerpt of Kaha:wi at Illuminessence’s 2nd Annual Awards Gala this Sunday. Kaha:wi weaves the lives of three generations of women. Click here for more information.

TransMigration in Whitehorse

                                                                                                                                                             KDT’s production TransMigration will be heading to Whitehorse at the Yukon Arts Centre on March 11. Grab your tickets here

“Really liked the show, thank-you” – Catherine Hahley

TransMigration in Yellowknife

                                                                                                                                                              KDT’s production TransMigration will be heading to Yellowknife at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre on March 7. Grab your tickets here

“Transformed, empowered, intrigued.” – Joe Restoule General

No Word for Art Article in Brant Journal

                                                                                                                                                       Woodland Cultural Centre’s Exhibition No Word for Art which presented Santee’s artistic endeavors are featured in the Brant Journal. Click here for full article

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Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (KDT) is one of Canada’s leading contemporary dance companies. Exploring the intersection of Indigenous and new dance performance it is internationally renowned for artistry, creative excellence and collaboration. KDT’s embodiment of spirituality within traditional culture and innovative storytelling is conveyed through cinematic imagery and virtuosic performance that electrifies audiences on the world stage.

Founded by Onkwehonwe Artistic Director and Choreographer Santee Smith (Kahnyen’kehàka – Mohawk Nation). Innovative, transformative and culturally power-packed performances distinguish Santee as one of Canada’s most exciting choreographers.

Kaha:wi (Ga-HA-Wee) means “to carry” in the Mohawk language and is a traditional name for Smith’s family. KDT carries culture through dance, theatre, music and design.


“…[H]er highly charged, traditional/contemporary/ballet fusion eats up the stage…” Globe and Mail


“Smith is a choreographer to watch out for…”  Vancouver Sun, 2009


“Her choreography is bold, earthy, sensual and exciting…FFWD, 2005

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