R.A.D. Ballet

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Ballet is one of the oldest western forms of dance. Much of it’s purpose is to strengthen technique and properly align the dancer. Ballet is progressive and instructed with discipline and structure. There are different styles of ballet but the philosophy and basis is the same. When taught by an informed and well trained instructor ballet for the dance is … Read More

Musical Theatre Program (Triple Threat)

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This program is a four-hour program and it involves all the necessary skills in order to audition and perform on stage and Television. Similar to the show “Glee” kids will learn how to Sing Dance and Act. Our Final Production that will be performed in our June recital at the Richmond hill Performing Arts Centre.

Lyrical

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Lyrical uses uses ballet or jazz or modern to convey the lyrics of a slower piece of music. Dancers must have a strong background in ballet in order to meet the demands of this dance class.

Modern

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Modern dance is a structured form of dance with it’s own techniques, philosophies and style. Modern dance has been proven to be the most innovative and creative form of understanding movement. Choreography is often done with a social or political theme in mind and can be open to any type of music, poetry or sounds. This dance form allows the … Read More

Body Conditioning

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By working the muscles through movements and ranges of motion that approximate the demands of your chosen dance form, you directly enrich your performance capabilities. And as you strengthen the body’s core, stretch to gain just the right amount of flexibility, and incorporate the power of the mind, you unleash your full artistic and physical potential.

Dance by Design

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This groundbreaking program is one-of-a-kind, designed for the dance student who wants to take their artistry to the next level. “Dance by Design” teaches students the fundamentals of choreography and challenges them to find new and inventive ways to move. Through a series of studies, dancers will develop their improvisation skills, have the opportunity to choreograph solos & group numbers, … Read More

Contemporary Dance

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Is the fusion of many different dance styles together. The base for Contemporary dance is modern and jazz, fused together with Classical Technique. Often times the choreography reflects a theme or subject. Elements of Acrobatics and Hip Hop can also be incorporated.

Kids Kreate

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Is your child constantly on the move? Does she spend each day making up dances and putting on performances? Kids Kreate was made for your child. In this innovative new class, children will develop the skills they need to invent movement and express themselves in a safe and creative environment. Using games, improvisation, imagery, props, and partner work, students will … Read More

Musical Theater

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Take steps towards making the world your stage. Learn how to relay a story through acting, movement and dance to wow the audience. Personality counts for alot in these classes.

Street Jazz

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Street Jazz are dance styles that evolved outside of dance studios in everyday spaces such as streets, school yards and nightclubs. They are often improvisational and social in nature, encouraging interaction and contact with the spectators and the other dancers.