Contemporary Dance Lessons in Etobicoke and Vaughan

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Contemporary dance is not only one of the most popular forms of dance–contemporary dance lessons can also provide a fun, funky workout for your kids!

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Contemporary Dance Classes at Performing Dance Arts

Performing Dance Arts is the leading provider of children dance programs within Vaughan. Our dance lessons are designed to educate, inspire and motivate your child, while developing self-confidence and communication skills with kids their age. We provide Contemporary dance classes in Vaughan for all levels! Our knowledgeable, passionate and award-winning staff nurtures each child in a challenging, caring and motivational atmosphere. They have trained, developed and inspired our students to achieve their goals and reach their potential. Our staff have studied at the most reputable and respected dance schools and trained with well-known choreographers. All have performance experience.

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Vaughan Studio (905) 856-1030

Etobicoke Studio (647) 640-5010

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About Our Contemporary Instructors

Our contemporary instructors are passionate and well-versed in the traditions, theory, and practice of many forms of dance, including contemporary. They have studied at the most prestigious dance academies and schools internationally and trained with renowned choreographers globally. All have performance experience, with a few having danced professionally. With years of experience working with all age groups, our instructors utilize the best teaching methods that have yielded results time and time again.

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 Contemporary Dance Programs

Our dance studio offers some of the best dance programs within the Greater Etobicoke area. We take special pride in offering first-rate instruction within a fun environment that allows your child to get the absolute best dance education possible.

Recreational Dance Programs

  • Dance-In-Your-Pants: For children who are between two and three years old, students gain an invaluable opportunity to socialize with others and gain an understanding of how to learn from an adult dance instructor.
  • Pre-Dance: Children who are three to five years old can explore their movement range. Simultaneously, they will develop traits like coordination, strength, flexibility, and balance that are the building blocks of a dancer’s abilities. There is also a year-end show, which is much more spectacular than a mere recital.
  • 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

  • Part-Time: Dancers get five hours of training weekly in contemporary that enables them to enter local competitions. Prior dance training is a prerequisite.
  • Micro-Mini: Dancers train twice weekly for four to five classes which enable competition in local competitions.
  • Full-Time: This is a very demanding program that offers the highest level of dance training available. If selected for the competitive team, you will participate in guest workshops, examinations, and four to five competitions (including the possibility of a national competition).

Cost of Contemporary Classes

Classes are relatively inexpensive for beginners. Remember that Performing Dance Arts offers free trial classes at our Vaughan location to new or existing dance students who want to try our classes.

All classes that we offer run from September to June (similar to the school year). Registration is for the year, but payments are made monthly.

  • Dance-In-Your-Pants: $49.00 per month plus tax
  • 45 min Class:  $58.00 per month plus tax 
  • 1-Hour Class: $68.00 per month plus tax
  • 1.5-Hour Class: $104.00 per month plus tax
  • 2-Hour Class: $126.00 per month plus tax

*Combo classes include Pre-Contemporary, Pre-Ballet, Pre-Hip Hop, Pre-Acro, Pre-Tap

Our drop-in fee is $15.00 plus tax.

A six-class card is just $75.00 plus tax.

FAQ About Contemporary Dance Classes

To help you decide which type of dance class to enroll your child in, we have provided this handy FAQ about contemporary dance.

Our Contemporary Dance Studio

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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