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Ballet Dancers

Available Classes

Available Classes: News

Performance Company

Company class focuses on choreography & performance presentation, working in multiple dance styles and with many choreographers. Dancers will build a choreography repertoire to perform throughout the community. It provides dancers with opportunity to work with different RDC instructors, as well as guest choreographers. Focus on all dance styles including jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre and ballet to highlight your technical strengths.

Mini Company dancers must be registered in Jazz and our RAD Ballet program.

Junior/Intermediate/Advanced Company dancers must be registered in our RAD Ballet program, Jazz, and at least one additional style of the dancer’s choice (i.e; Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Acro, Hip Hop)

THIS YEAR –

Company will be attending a DANCE CONVENTION (Groove Street Productions) in Vancouver October 28th and 29th.

Royal Academy of Ballet

10 -month program (September - June)
6 years and up
The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is a worldwide organization committed to training excellent dancers and teachers in sound technique, a full range of ballet elements including free movement and character dance, and providing an assessment and exam system which is accepted as a leader Internationally. Exams also gain Graduation credits. The syllabus progresses through RAD grades. Each child is ready at different times for exams. The instructor makes her recommendations based on individual suitability, attendance, focus, understanding and grasp of the exercises required, strength and technique. Exams are optional and require additional entry and preparation fees. Pre pointe is a class that specifically focuses on strengthening exercises geared toward preparation for beginner pointe work. For ALL classes, correct ballet uniform must be worn. See Royal Academy of Dance dress code.

Toddler

20 months to 3 years
Toddler time to explore the studio. Movement and music games, free play with props. A parent/guardian will attend and dance with their toddler.

Creative Dance

3 to 5 years
A fun introduction to the world of dance and ballet. Basic skills of movement and rhythm, elementary ballet steps, encouraging freedom and enjoyment.

Beginner Ballet

5 to 8 years
A creative and recreational approach to ballet incorporating basic center, barre and traveling movements. Improvisation and simple choreography emphasize the joy of dancing.

Jazz

Jazz classes will incorporate new dance techniques, stretch and strengthening. Classes include warm up, stretching, cross floor, routines and choreography. Levels build and progress into more advanced turns, jumps and choreography.  Enrollment in ballet is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to progress in jazz levels.

Hip Hop

Learn trendy moves of hip hop and dance to popular upbeat music.  A high energy class that incorporates all the latest, diverse hip hop styles and trends while still allowing you to develop your own personal style.

NEW THIS YEAR - HIP HOP CREW

For any dancer 12+. Must take an additional hip hop class per week. 

Tap

Learn tap steps and explore rhythms while having fun. Classes will focus on quality and dynamics of sound. A strong foundation in tap technique applying Al Gilbert syllabus, while incorporating the latest trends of music and dance. Tap levels progress techniques, rhythms, choreography, performance and style.

Acro

Our licensed instructors will provide a safe environment for this fun, high energy class. Cartwheels, backbends, flips. This style of dance combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is expressive and focuses on conveying musicality and emotion through movement. Classes include warm up, cross floor and choreography.  Enrollment in ballet is REQUIRED to provide the strong technique required for this genre of dance.

Contemporary

11 years and up
Contemporary modern dance technique (including Graham and Limon). An athletic and physically challenging dance style but also creative and expressive. Classes can incorporate and nurture guided improvisation. Enrollment in ballet is REQUIRED to provide the strong technique required for this genre of dance.

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