Kinder ballet is little one’s first introduction to ballet. The class will focus on learning basic technique. We will learn body positions, rhythm, and how to carry the body all while using our imaginations and having fun. This class is not parent participation. Not currently on the schedule for Sept 2020 please email your interest.
Musical Theatre Club
At Musical Theatre Club (MTC) students will learn three disciplines: Singing, Drama and Dance. The class will explore classic and new musicals such as: Annie, Seussical the Musical, Frozen, Peter Pan, Grease, Wizard of Oz and Wicked. Students will learn to act out scenes, play drama games, as well as learn songs and dances.
Jazz/Hip Hop Open
The open level is for all levels from beginner to dancers with experience. Students will learn basic Jazz technique including jumps and turns as well as Hip Hop steps and style while learning dance routines to fun upbeat music.
Ballet/Jazz/MT/Hip Hop Sampler
The Sampler class is to give little ones a taste of all the classes offered. The ballet and jazz basics will be taught and fun routines in all styles will be learned. A minimum of 2 styles will be focused on in each class.
All classes will have an end of term performance!
There will also be lots of chances for us to show parents what we
have been working on!
Ballet Technique for Young Dancers
This class is specifically designed for young dancers wanting to improve their technique. Ballet Technique classes are the foundation for training and focus on developing a solid technique for ballet, jazz, and contemporary. This class will place emphasis on understanding correct body placement, proper use of turn out, coordination of the upper body, and use of arms. The classes will build strength and coordination. We will be learning correct ballet vocabulary and focusing on alignment. There will be an introduction to
barre work to build strength and coordination. This class is based on RAD training and is good preparation or addition to RAD classes.
Boys ONLY Camps & Classes
These classes are for boys ONLY. No girls allowed! Boys not have their own hip hop class but now their own ballet & jazz class(not currently on the schedule for this session). In the new class we will be working on both ballet and jazz technique with a focus on: jumps, gallops, body positioning and changes of weight. Because dance isn't just for girls.There will be a demonstration for parents on the last day.
Camps will include ballet, jazz, musical theatre, hip hop, as well as many more fun dance styles. In musical theatre we will also work on a scene and play fun drama games. We will take breaks with fun crafts, projects, and activities. Musical Theatre Camp will focus on singing, dancing and acting to our chosen Musical and creating a prop in our craft time. There will be a performance for parents on the last day of the camp and at the end of the workshop.
Tap for Beginners/ Tap Level 1
This class is for beginners or those fairly new to tap. Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. The class will cover the basic steps while focusing on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. Tap Level 1 is for dancers with some experience with tap. Grab your shoes (tap shoes required), join in, and let’s get tapping! Not currently on the schedule for Sept 2020 please email your interest.
Jazz/Hip Hop and Lyrical/Ballet Competitive
Pre-requisites required. These groups will be entering one/two dance competition in the spring. Classes will run from September to May. Dancers are required to attend all modules and must have previously completed at least 3x 8 week sessions of Jazz/Hip Hop with Christie. It is also strongly recommended that dancers also take a ballet class once a week. Jazz/Hip Hop Competitive has two mandatory classes per week. Approval required. Please email for more information
Private Lessons & Other Requests
Private Lessons and coaching will be available upon request: Ballet, Jazz, Stretch and Strength, Stretch & Conditioning for Athletes, Stretch for Hockey Goalies, Ballet for Figure Skaters/Athletes, Pointe, Lyrical, Tap, and Parisian Showgirl.
Classes for other disciplines, age groups, and levels. As well as adult classes, classes for athletes, children's birthday parties, custom wedding dances and stagettes parties.