Dance Plus Programs

With a dedicated team of professional and qualified Dance Plus instructors we provide dance programs in all disciplines for both the recreational and competitive dancer. Our Dance Programs are open to both boys and girls starting at the age of 3 with a variety of classes to choose from.

 

* Child must be of the required age by December 31st in order to register for the class. 

** Dancers are placed into groups based on both their age and experience level at the teachers' discretion. 

 

*Prices subject to changes  (All Prices are GST included)

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PreSchool / Combo
- Tap
- Ballet
- Jazz
- Lyrical
- Contemporary
- Hip Hop
- Acrobatics
- Musical Theatre
- Conditioning
- CDTA Exam Program
PreSchool (No experience)

Class consisting of instruction in both tap and ballet disciplines learning basic introductory steps and movements. At this beginner level dancers will also start to learn musicality, timing and balance while interacting with others.

  • Dancers must be fully potty trained and comfortable going into class alone (without a parent).

  • Pre-school dancers perform a tap routine in our year-end recital

  • Black Tap shoes and Pink Leather Ballet shoes are require


2021-2022 Day & Times:

Monday - 5:30 - 6:15 pm

Saturday - 10:30 - 11:15 am

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

3-4 year olds

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Tap / Ballet Combo

* 4 year olds with 1 year dance experience in PreSchool class will move into the Combo class.

Class consisting of instruction in both tap and ballet disciplines as a progression from basic pre-school introductory. At this level dancers will start to learn more complex stationary steps and stage movement.      

  • Combo classes perform in our year-end recital     

  • Black Tap shoes and Pink Leather Ballet shoes are required


2021-2022 Day & Times:

Monday - 6:30 - 7:15 pm

Saturday - 11:15 - 12:00 pm

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

4-5 year olds

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Beginner Tap

Class consisting of complete tap instruction involving a warm-up, progressing stationary steps, and travelling steps across the room along with learning a routine for competition. 

  • Dancers attend 2 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Black Tap shoes are required

  • Junior dancers  - Black "Capezio Mary Jane" shoes with leather soles

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

6-8 year olds

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Tap

(Experienced Tap dancers with 3+ years)

Class consisting of complete tap instruction involving a warm-up, progressing stationary steps, and travelling steps across the room along with learning a routine for competition. 

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Black Tap shoes are required

  • Junior dancers  - Black "Capezio Mary Jane" shoes with leather soles

  • Intermediate dancers - Black "Cuban Heel" leather Tap shoes

  • Senior dancers - Black "Jazz Tap" shoes (only if specified by teacher)

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

8 years & over

Cost

$ 40.00 / month ($360.00/year)

Beginner Jazz

Jazz is a fun and high energy style of dance! All classes will start with a warm-up and muscle stretch to develop and improve flexibility. Class consists of beginner jazz movements including barre technique, body isolations, traveling steps and learning a routine for competition.

  • Dancers attend 2 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Black Jazz Oxford shoes are required

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

6-8 year olds

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Jazz

(Experienced Jazz dancers with 3+ years)

Typical class structure continues starting with a warm-up and muscle stretch to develop and improve flexibility. Emphasis is placed on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level progressing in difficulty of style, technique, turns and jumps while also learning a routine for competition.

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Black Jazz Oxford shoes are required*  (unless specified otherwise when costumes are chosen)

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

8 years & over

Cost

$ 40.00 / month ($360.00/year)

Beginner Ballet

Ballet is an integral part of dance education, working as the basis for all styles and disciplines. Class consists of barre development work, centre floor exercises, and all aspects of ballet technique. Dancers will be taught strength, balance, discipline and grace along with learning a routine for competition. 

  • Dancers attend 2 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Pink Leather Ballet shoes are required

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

6-8 year olds

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Ballet

(Experienced Ballet dancers with 3+ years)

Ballet is an integral part of dance education, working as the basis for all styles and disciplines. Class consists of barre development work, centre floor exercises, and all aspects of ballet technique. Dancers will be taught strength, balance, discipline and grace along with learning a routine for competition. 

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Pink Leather Ballet shoes are required

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

8 years & over

Cost

$ 40.00 / month ($360.00/year)

Lyrical

Lyrical jazz uses ballet, jazz and modern movement to convey the lyrics of a slower piece of music.  Class consists of technique, traveling steps, turning, balancing movement and learning a routine for competition. Dancers should have a strong background in ballet and be old enough to interpret and understand the emotion of the lyrics in a song. 

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Black Jazz Oxford shoes are required*  (unless specified otherwise when costumes are chosen) 


Enrollment Requirements:

  • must be currently enrolled in a Jazz class to participate in lyrical

  • must have a minimum of 3 years Jazz experience

  • Ballet experience is strongly recommended

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

11 years & over

Cost

$ 40.00 / month ($360.00/year)

Contemporary

Contemporary dance combines elements of modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet.  This style strives to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements, stressing versatility and free-form improvisation. Contemporary dancers focus on floor work utilizing gravity, free patterns of movement and self-expression.  The genre is often done in bare feet, and can be performed to many different styles of music.

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital


Enrollment Requirements:

  • must be currently enrolled in Jazz, Ballet & Lyrical to participate

  • must have a minimum of 3 years previous experience (completed seasons) in each discipline of Jazz, Ballet & Lyrical

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

14 years & over

Cost

$ 34.00 / month ($306.00/year)

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is an upbeat street style of dance integrated with energetic music from various genres. Dancers will work on hip hop style and technique as well as their rhythm, precision and freestyle to create movement using isolations, body flow and strength. Class will consist of warm-up, centre and traveling exercises and may involve elements of popping, breaking and house styles. 

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform a routine in our year-end recital

  • Clean, indoor, non-marking runners are required along with loose clothing (no jeans)

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

6 years & over

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Boys Hip Hop

We offer a boys only hip hop class for the younger ages (only up until 10 years) providing there is enough interest to run it as a separate class! Hip Hop is an upbeat street style of dance integrated with energetic music from various genres. Dancers will work on hip hop style and technique as well as their rhythm, precision and freestyle to create movement using isolations, body flow and strength. Class will consist of warm-up, centre and traveling exercises and may involve elements of popping, breaking and house styles. 

  • Dancers attend 2 local competitions and perform a routine in our year-end recital

  • Clean, indoor, non-marking runners are required along with loose clothing (no jeans)

 

*For Ages 11+, or if Boys only registration does not permit, dancers will be placed into co-ed classes based on age and experience.

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

6-10 year olds

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Acrobatics / Tumbling

CLASS IS OFFERED ON SATURDAYs ONLY

Class progressions include basic acrobatics skills such as somersaults, balancing tricks, cartwheels etc. This class will consist of floor exercises only, there will be no apparatus used.  Dancers will continue to progress in class as each trick/skill is accomplished. 

  • * Class is taken at your own risk

  • Dancers may attend 1 local competition and perform in our year-end recital


Students will be evaluated and separated by age, ability, and experience pending enrollment. Various ages may be combined into one class.

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

6 years & over

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre is a cross between dancing and acting where the routine works to entertain the audience and tell a story. Class focuses on lip synchronization, character portrayal and dance movement all combined to encourage dramatization and stage presentation.

  • Dancers attend 3-4 local competitions and perform in our year-end recital

  • Black Jazz Oxford shoes are required

 

Enrollment Requirements:

Dance experience is required to participate in this class.

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

7 years & over

Cost

$ 36.00 / month ($324.00/year)

Conditioning & Technique

Jazz, Tap and Ballet Technique Classes are offered.

Emphasis will be on improving the dancers technique and conditioning in the discipline. Skill development using barre and centre floor exercises will be incorporated providing the dancer with an opportunity to focus on their flexibility and strengthen their technique.

$30.00 / month for 1 technique class
$40.00 / month for 2 technique classes
$45.00 / month for 3 technique classes

 

Enrollment Requirements:

  • must be taken in conjunction with the corresponding choreography class

  • Technique class is mandatory for all CDTA Exam students enrolled in Grade 3 & up

Class

weekly 30 mins

Age

Cost

starting @ $30.00 / month

CDTA Exam Program

Tap, Jazz & Ballet Syllabus

The CDTA Exam program is a valuable part of any dancers development and is for serious, committed dancers interested in furthering their dance education and becoming potential dance instructors in the future. 

  • minimum of one year experience in Exam discipline

  • must be currently enrolled in a weekly choreography class of your exam discipline.

  • must be currently enrolled in a weekly Ballet class

  • Exams Grade 3+ must be enrolled in appropriate weekly Technique class.

  • Ballet Exam dancers Grade 5+ will be enrolled in a weekly pointe class in preparation for major level examinations.


* Pointe class is offered to CDTA Ballet Exam students ONLY. 


* Visit Exam Program page to learn more

Class

weekly 45 mins

Age

8 years & over

Cost

$ 34.00 / month