Dance Styles

CDC offers a variety of levels and styles for all ages and abilities!

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Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of all dance styles and technique. Our classes are a mix of classical ballet and free movement. We do not use a syllabus; our instructors incorporate different styles of ballet, paired with classical music.

**NEW** Baton Twirling

Baton twirling: Employs the beauty of dance, the creativity of rhythmic gymnastics and the athleticism of a ball sport, all while twirling a baton.Our baton twirling classes are targeted to the beginner twirler, to teach them the fundamentals of the sport.We not only focus on teaching children how to twirl a baton, but our classes encourage teamwork, poise, balance, hand-eye coordination, as well as, help children build their self-esteem. Students will learn basic baton twirling tricks as well as, basic dance, marching, and formations. Come and try this exciting sport. Competitive: Participation in the competitive program is based

Contemporary

This style of dance incorporates modern, jazz, lyrical and ballet. It is an expressive form of dance inspiring a mind/body connection through fluid and rigid dance movements.

Hip Hop

Come get your swag on and learn funky street style dance! Learn the latest moves to energetic music. In each class students will work on new choreography dance combinations

Jazz

This style of dance incorporates stretching and flexibility, travelling steps (turns, jumps), and a dance combination to finish the class. Come out and enjoy stylized movement to fun upbeat music!

Tap

Students will learn classic and contemporary tap technique while developing rhythm and musicality. Classes start with a warm up and switch to learning travelling steps down the room. Classes will incorporate learning tap combinations.

Tots & Toes

Imagination, creativity, movement and music! Learn the fundamentals of dance technique and rhythm while incorporating fun music, props, and games.

Competitive

Participation in the competitive program is based on the instructor’s recommendations only. The competitive students will participate in 2 local competitions in April and should have 2-3 years of experience in either Tap/Jazz/Ballet. Students have the option of doing a solo/duet/trio/small group with the instructor of their choice. Additional fees include: choreography fee, competition entry fees and costume purchase. To register for the competitive program please contact the dance program coordinator, Chantelle McEwen, at dance@cca-acc.ca