Over 30 years of teaching experience have gone into preparing classes that are lively and fun, but still encourage concentration, attention, and develop learning abilities. Coordination is worked on through dance movement, mime, dance exercises and rhythmics. The atmosphere of a large school, with senior students training and rehearsing, is stimulation for young students. Viewing mirrors allow parents to watch the class in progress without disturbing the students. 3 year olds must be out of diapers.
an artistic dance form performed to music using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures. Classical ballet, which originated in Renaissance Italy and established its present form during the 19th century, is characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements
Ballet Stars! (formerly Ballet 3/4 Yrs) (30 minutes) - Is a 30 minute creative ballet class for 3/4 year olds. This class uses dance play to learn the very basics of Ballet dance. Students will be guided and encouraged to develop fundamental movement skills, appropriate dance class behaviour, and how much fun it can be to dance and perform for others! Students in this class are eligible to participate in our two large-scale annual Ballet productions. Students must be 3 by December 31. Class runs from September-June.
Ballet PrePrimary (1hr)- A 1 hour Ballet class for ages 5+. This is an introductory Ballet class to our RAD Program. Students learn Ballet dance syllabus as well as choreography. Students in this class are eligible to participate in our two large-scale annual Ballet productions.
The Nutcracker Ballet will be taking place on December 6th & 7th, 2020 at Centennial Theatre!
The June Recital will be taking place on June 6th & 7th, 2021 at Centennial Theatre!
Girls: Students are allowed to wear any colour bodysuit and skirt, pink ballet tights or white socks and pink leather ballet slippers .
Boys: short sleeved white T-shirt and black tights or shorts. Black leather ballet slippers or cotton gym slippers.