The Dance Shoppe provides a friendly atmosphere in which to learn the many disciplines of dance. We offer programs in: Acro, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap, and Tumbling. Our curriculum includes pre-school programs, recreational dance, graded RAD ballet, and competitive dance.
All of our classes are designed to inspire dancers of all ages to strive to their highest potential. Our professional faculty is dedicated to offering your dancer the best dance instruction possible. Through our faculty’s love of dance, your dancer will experience physical activity, team work and discipline. These are qualities that will last a life time.
The Dance Shoppe is a bright and family friendly dance studio. We have six large state of the art dance rooms, all with viewing windows and a closed circuit video system so you may watch all your dancers on one screen. Our 14,000 square foot dance complex has a front and back entrance to make it convenient to park and enter during busy times and inclement weather. Our spacious hallways and kitchenette make for a comfortable family atmosphere and allow you to enjoy your time at The Dance Shoppe. Each dance studio is individually controlled for heat and air conditioning to allow for an optimum temperature for your dancer to train in. The generous girls and boys change rooms/washrooms are both equipped with baby change stations along with lockers and hot and cold running water. The professional décor is both relaxing and tranquil. We are located in an area close to shopping and restaurants, with easy excess to the highway. We encourage you to come in and watch each class so you can see the enjoyment and the development of your dancer.
The Dance Shoppe offers classes from pre-school up to adult. Our program enhances rhythm skills, coordination, musicality, self esteem and the love of dance! Classes are offered during week nights and Saturdays for your convince. Pre-school dancers, age 2 years are enrolled into our creative dance program. Dancers 3 years and up can enroll in any of the many forms of dance. Classes vary from 30 minutes a class to 1 hour and 30 minutes. Students have the option to perform one routine per discipline at The Dance Shoppe’s year end recital.
Part Time and Full Time Competitive Programs
This is a special program designed for dancers who wish to pursue an advanced level of training. The program is divided into teams. The dancers are placed into the teams according to technique level and age. Competitive dancers represent the studio at different competitions though out the year, as well as at many community events and all Dance Shoppe functions. Competitive dancers strive to achieve their goals, build confidence, and conduct themselves in a sportsman’s like manner at all times. Dancers try out for this award winning team during one of The Dance Shoppe’s summer camps.
Year End Recital
The Dance Shoppe is proud to present the year end dance recital on the second weekend in June. This is a production put together of all the dance programs offered at the studio. The dancers present their showcase of hard work and fun in a professional environment, with professional staging, lights and sound. We invite family, friends and the general public to attend this wonderful event. The recital is optional for our dancers but it is an up-lifting experience that will provide them with memories for a life time. Each student is fitted for a hand crafted costume, made especially for your dancer.
Many of The Dance Shoppe dancers are offered to take their exams in one or more discipline. Examinations give your dancer the opportunity to present what they have achieved and be awarded a mark and certificate. Exam student must attend the minimum class requirements in order to be considered for exam classes
Each exam carries an additional class and fees.
Newsletters and Updates
Newsletters are emailed monthly and as required. It is your responsibility to read these. There are always extra copies of the newsletter at the front desk, posted on the bulletin board, and on our website.
Tuition and Programs
Registration for The Dance Shoppe programs begins May 1st. Classes run from the second week of September to the second weekend in June.
Please note we are a 10 month program: approximately 38 weeks.
No Registration Fees!!
Pay in full
30 minute class is ~ $410 per year plus tax =
45 minute class is ~ $465 per year plus tax =
60 minute class is ~ $520 per year plus tax =
Payment Plan A: Full Payment Tuition Fee to be paid in full as of registration date.
Payment Plan B: Monthly Pre-Authorized payment. Tuition Fee to be paid in ten (10) equal payments. You must provide either Visa or MC. The 1st payment is due at registration. Monthly payments will be automatically deducted from your account, on the 1st of each subsequent month starting October 1st, 2019. Any outstanding balances will be automatically deducted from your account on July 1, 2019.
Visa / MasterCard / Debit
Cancelling within 30 days of registration or within your first 30 days of classes:
Within 30 days after your registration date and or first 30 days of classes, a refund of the tuition balance only will be made or future payments will be suspended. Your cancellation request must be received in writing (email) within 30 days of your first class.
Cancelling after your first 30 days of classes:
A cancellation fee of $40 will be charged and the remaining balance will be refunded or payments suspended.
Cancelling by TDS:
Should the need arise for the studio to ask a parent to withdraw a dancer; a refund of the tuition balance only will be made and or the monthly installments discontinued.