Ballet Dance Lessons in Etobicoke and Vaughan

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Ballet—just hearing that world summons the image of graceful dancers performing classics like Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. As the leading provider of ballet dance classes for kids in Etobicoke and Vaughan, Performing Dance Arts realizes that ballet forms an essential part of all types of dance.

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Ballet Dance Classes at Performing Dance Arts

At our dance studio, your child will discover proper posture and discipline while being taught the basics and fundamentals of dance through classical ballet. It may require many hours to develop the necessary skills, but our ballet dance classes in Etobicoke and Vaughan are superior. Our highly-skilled instructor will take the time to teach your children skills needed to help them grow and dance to the best of their abilities. Our processional ballet dance studio is fully equipped for students of all skill levels.

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Vaughan Studio (905) 856-1030

Etobicoke Studio (647) 640-5010

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About Our Ballet Instructors

Our head ballet instructor is the internationally acclaimed performer and teacher Naira Ramazanova. She first joined the staff at Performing Dance Arts in 2014, and has helped develop many young dancers since then through her vast acumen and competition experience. Included in the many prizes she won is the Vaganova Prix and the “Best Ballerina” prize awarded at the first international Balanchine-Chabukiani Ballet Festival in 2001.

She joined the Azeri National Opera and Ballet Company in 1995 after graduating from the National Ballet School in her native city of Baku, Azerbaijan, and is currently on the artistic staff of Canada’s National Ballet School.

Your child may also have the opportunity to work with our other highly-trained, experienced, and personable ballet instructors.

Why Choose Performing Dance Arts

  • World-class dance instruction
  • Top-notch teachers
  • Comprehensive curriculum
  • Wide range of dance styles
  • Encouraging environment
  • Proven track record
  • Recreational and competitive dancers welcome

Our Ballet Dance Programs

Regardless of your child’s age or ability, we take pride in being able to offer different dance classes for kids and other types of programs to help facilitate their journey through ballet.

Recreational Dance Programs

Performing Dance Arts has invested in continually offering a wide range of programming for your child to gain exposure, aptitude, and experience.

  • Dance-In-Your-Pants: If your child is two to three years old, they may be ready for toddler ballet. They have the opportunity to join our Dance-In-Your-Pants program which provides toddlers preparation for ballet classes though socializing with other children and taking instruction from an adult teacher.
  • Pre-Dance: If your child is three to five years old, they now qualify to take our pre-dance class. Here, they will be guided through fun exercises that encourage them to explore their movement range, and develop the necessary attributes—strength, conditioning, coordination, flexibility, balance—for dance.
  • Youth-Dance: If your child is seven and over there are several dance classes to choose from.  Hip Hop, Contemporary, Musical theatre etc. for ages seven to sixteen students can participate can participate in a wide variety of dance classes that we offer every week.

Competitive Dance Programs

We understand how competition can hone a dancer by intensifying their preparation and giving them the experience of working under pressure. There is also nothing as satisfying as standing tall, knowing you gave your best. That’s why we offer different competitive dance programs for your child.

  • Part-Time: Train in a variety of styles, including ballet, for five hours divided into mandatory classes over two days a week. There are also three mandatory competitions that occur in April and May.
  • Micro-Mini: Your child will dance two to three days per week to attend between four to five mandatory classes. There are also two to three mandatory local competitions that occur in April and May.
  • Full-Time: Our full-time competitive program is designed to provide the highest-level of training possible. If you are selected, you will have the opportunity to work with sought-after choreographers and undergo different examinations. There are four to five mandatory competitions in April and May, with the potential for a national competition in July for certain students.

Ballet Intensive Program

Our ballet intensive is a three-day course that runs each summer. Dancers who are ages five and older will be led through a challenging program that combines the Vaganova curriculum, various conditioning exercises, and yoga.

FAQ About Ballet Dance Classes

If you are curious, or even mildly interested in what ballet can offer your child, it may be useful to learn more information. The following are answers to frequently asked questions.

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Office Open Hours

Monday: 4:00 pm8:00pm
Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 8:00pm
Thursday: 4:00 pm – 8:00pm
Friday: 4:00 pm – 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

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