Junior, Youth & Teen Classes

A day in dance class with Absolute Dance in Calgary on Saturday, April 23, 2016. (Photo by Brooke Hovey)

BALLET (ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE – R.A.D) FULL YEAR CLASSES

Ballet is the fundamental training that applies to all other dance forms. This class will help develop posture, alignment and dance technique. Primary, Grade 1, Grade 2, Youth & Teen Ballet will participate in the year-end recital.

Primary / Grade 1 Ballet (6 – 8 yrs) – Mondays 4:30-5:15 pm  or Saturdays 11:15am-12:00 pm
Grade 2/ 3 to Advanced Ballet – Attends two classes per week. Fall and Spring Ballet Examinations are at the discretion of the Ballet Director. Please contact the studio for specific class days & times.

Junior Ballet (6-8yrs) – Mondays 4:30-5:15 pm  or Saturdays 11:15 am-12:00 pm
Youth  Ballet (9-12yrs) – Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm 
Teen Ballet  (13 yrs & up) – Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm
 

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HIP HOP – SESSIONAL CLASSES

A fun, high-energy class that will explore the styles of today’s more popular dance moves! This is a sessional class – Fall, Winter & Summer sessions are available. Any dancers who register for the Winter session will participate in our year-end recital and will need pay a costume fee as well as a theatre fee at the time of registration.

 Junior Hip Hop (6-8 yrs) – Wednesdays 5:15-6:00 pm or Saturdays 9:45-10:30 am 
Youth Hip Hop (9-12 yrs) – Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 pm or Saturdays 10:30-11:30 am
Teen Hip Hop (13 yrs & up) – Wednesdays 8:30-9:30 pm 
Competitive Hip Hop (Mini to Advanced) – Please contact the studio for information regarding our Competitive Training Program

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JAZZ – FULL YEAR CLASSES

This high energy class consists of a warm-up, floor and core work, progressions across the floor and combinations. Kicks, Turns & Jumps will be introduced and explored.  It is a full year class that will participate in the year-end recital.

Junior Jazz (6-8 yrs) –  Mondays 5:15-6:00 pm 

Youth Jazz (9-12 yrs) – Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm or Saturdays 12:30-1:30 pm
Teen Jazz (13 yrs & up) – Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm or Saturdays 12:30-1:30pm
Competitive Jazz (Mini to Advanced) – Please contact the studio for information regarding our Competitive Training Program.

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LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY – FULL YEAR CLASSES

This form of dance is a fusion of contemporary movement and ballet technique. Dancers will work on core strength, floor work and combinations.This class consists of a warm-up, floor and core work, progressions across the floor and combinations. It is a full year class that will participate in the year-end recital.

Youth Lyrical/Contemp (9-12yrs) – Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 pm or Saturdays 12:30-1:30 pm
Teen Lyrical/Contemp (13 yrs & up) – Wednesdays  7:30-8:30 pm or Saturdays 12:30-1:30 pm 
Competitive Lyrical (Junior to Advanced) – Please contact the studio for information regarding our Competitive Training Program
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TAP – FULL YEAR CLASSES

This class is designed to help with rhythm and timing. Dancers will focus on intricate footwork, syncopation as well as progressions across the floor and combinations. It is a full year class that will participate in the year-end recital.

Junior Tap (6-8 yrs) – Mondays 6:15-7: 00 pm 
Youth / Teen Tap (9 yrs +) – Saturdays 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Competitive Tap (Mini to Advanced) – Please contact the studio for information regarding our Competitive Training Program

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MUSICAL THEATRE – FULL YEAR CLASSES

This jazz based dance class will focus on songs and movement from some of the more famous and popular Musicals and Broadway shows. Students will learn proper singing technique and drama skills using engaging activities and exercises.


Drama & Vocal (6 yrs +) –Tuesdays 4:30-5:15pm (non-recital class, training only)
Junior Musical Theatre (6-8 yrs) – Wednesdays 6:00-6:45 pm
Youth/Teen Musical Theatre (9 yrs +) – Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 pm

Musical Theatre Performance Team – Choreography Class (6 yrs +) – Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm 

Our Musical Theatre Performance Team is given the opportunity to perform in partnership with our annual Holiday Production, Plies to Performance, an additional piece at our year-end recital as well as selected functions and community events. With a minimal time commitment, dancers are required to attend 1 musical theatre class and 1 performance class.  Join this performance experience with a team of positive talented performers.

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ACRO/JAZZ – FULL YEAR CLASSES

This class will introduce boys and girls to the world of dance, stretch and strengthening in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. It is a full year class that will participate in the year-end recital.

Junior Acro / Jazz (6-8 yrs) – Saturday 10:30-11:15 am 
Youth & Teen Acro / Jazz (9 yrs +) – Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm

Competitive Acro (Junior to Advanced) – Please contact the studio for information regarding our Competitive Training Program

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ACRO TECHNIQUE – FULL YEAR CLASSES

This class will increase acro skills and technique working toward bridge, walk overs, ariels and more!  It is a full year class that does not participate in the year-end recital.

Youth/ Teen Acro Technique (9+ yrs) –  Thursdays 7:30-8:30pm & Saturdays 11:15-12:15pm 
Competitive Acro (Junior to Advanced) – Please contact the studio for information regarding our Competitive Training Program
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Full-year class prices:
Please phone the studio for full-year class pricing as we offer a multi-class discount.

Fall Session:
September 10th to December 19th, 2018
$348.00 (Including GST)

Winter Session:
January 7th to June 6th, 2019
$522.00 (Including GST)

Registration Fees
All students/ non refundable
Single dancer – $31.50
Family – $42.00

*Registration fees are paid annually and are valid until July 31st of every dance season.