Adult Dance & Fitness Program Registration

Tuition fees are for the full year (Sept to June) and are subject to HST. A non-refundable registration fee of $20 is applied at the time of enrolment.

Drop-in rates and Punch Passes are available. For more info, contact us HERE

"I love the community at CDA. It gives back more than it takes. To be a part of it as an adult has been an unexpected joy for me." - Deb Barnhill, Adult Program Student

Adult Ballet I - Beginner

Day: Monday

Time: 7:15-8:00

Faculty: Shona Duggan

Tuition: $414

In this class participants will be introduced to the language of ballet through various barre and centre exercises. They will be taught the use of the leg in rotation, the five basic positions and movement of the leg as well as core arm positions. Centre work will explore port de bras combinations, training students in the proper use of the arms and help build students core strength and stability. Classes will also have a conditioning element which will aim to improve stamina and flexibility.

Adult Ballet II - Intermediate Beginner

Day: Monday

Time: 7:00-8:00

Faculty: Katie MacFarlane

Tuition: $457

Building upon Level I, Level II goes deeper into the work and aesthetics of ballet. Barre exercises are longer in length and bring an awareness to building and sustaining muscularity and control. Introduction to the pirouette and new jumps as well as travelling steps across the floor are added in this level.

Adult Ballet III - Advanced Beginner

Day: Thursday

Time: 5:00-6:00

Faculty: Melissa Page-Webster

Tuition: $457

A progression from Adult Ballet II with new turns, jumps, and diagonal combinations as well as more challenging barre work to increase stamina, strength and flexibility. Participants in this class should have a minimum of three years recent Ballet training.

Adult Musical Theatre

Day: Monday

Time: 8:15-9:15

Faculty: Beth Terry & Emma Smit-Geraghty

Tuition: $457

For the beginner or those with experience, Our Adult Musical Theatre Program provides an essential blend of music, acting and movement training. Fundamental curriculum includes voice instruction exploring a variety of genres that include Classical, Contemporary, Jazz, Blues, Pop, etc. A variety of acting techniques coupled with movement training will give participants a well-rounded triple-threat training experience.

Barre & Stretch

Day: Tuesday

Time: 7:15-8:00

Faculty: Amanda LaRusic

Tuition: $354

A combination of Ballet-inspired barre work utilizing light weights and resistance bands for a full body workout. For the absolute beginner or those with experience, this class will be tailored to fit your fitness goals!

Adult Lyrical I - Beginner

Day: Wednesday

Time: 7:15-8:00

Faculty: Makayla Criss

Tuition: $414

For the adult beginner, this class will focus on the Lyrical style of Contemporary dance, created by merging many different styles including Ballet and Jazz.Lyrical dancing focuses on the expression of strong emotion, on individual approach and expressiveness of the dancer's movements.

Adult Hip Hop

Day: Wednesday

Time: 8:00-8:45

Faculty: Makayla Criss

Tuition: $414

For all levels of experience, this class will focus on the fundamentals of Hip Hop technique. Participants will be lead through a thorough warm-up and will have the opportunity to learn various choreographed combinations.

Adult Modern/Contemporary

Day: Thursday

Time: 6:00-6:45

Faculty: Amanda LaRusic

Tuition: $414

For the absolute beginner or those with movement experience. This class will focus on building core strength and flexibility as well as introduce participants to finding their own unique movement style through guided centre and floor exercises.

Adult Jazz

Day: Thursday

Time: 7:15-8:00

Faculty: Katie MacFarlane

Tuition: $457

For all levels of experience, this high-energy class will be the jazzy workout you've been looking for! Classes will have a fitness element paired with choreography and time for stretching at the end.