Saskatoon Classes

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre combines character with voice and dance to create a triple threat artist.  Students work with vocal coaches, choreographers and acting coaches. Our staff are professionals who excel in the art of Musical Theatre and Performance and our programming is meant to provide all students with positive performance experiences.  

We have FOUR options for students interested in Musical Theatre.

  1.  Recreational Programs from preschool to adult – Fun! Positive! Creative!
  2. Competitive Program – A more demanding dance program with a mandatory Ballet or Jazz class element.    
  3. NEW – Production Troupe -  Built on the success of our spring musical program, we are offering two Production Troupes, at a junior and a senior level.  Please see the Drama link for more information.
  4. The Saskatoon Mini Express & The Saskatoon Expressions – This program is geared to students who want to perform.  Please see the Mini Express & Expressions link for more information

PRESCHOOL Programs (Recreational)

NEW – Creative Tots Foundations (ages 3 & 4)  Building on our successful Creative Kids program, Creative Tots combines musical theatre with jazz and ballet.  This is a high energy and fun entry point into the world of musical theatre.  Students perform in December as well as in the Preschool Showcase on Saturday March 30th 2019. 
Monday 5:00 – 6:00  OR   Saturday 10:00 am – 11:00 am  

NEW – Creative Tots Rhythms (ages 3 & 4)  Building on our successful Creative Kids program, Creative Tots combines musical theatre with tap and hip hop.  This is a high energy and fun entry point into the world of musical theatre.  Students perform in December as well as in the Preschool Showcase on Saturday March 30th 2019. 
Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 

CKD (Creative Kids Dance) Foundations - (ages 4 & 5) Join us for this exciting high energy option for our preschool performers. Combine Musical Theatre with Ballet and Jazz training and preschool learning!  Students will perform in our December showcase and in our year end preschool recital March 30th 2019.  This 60 minute, once per week class runs from September – March.  Parents will have access to our CKD Performance Page with music and monthly breakdowns of what students are working on.
Wednesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NEW - CKD (Creative Kids Dance) Rhythms - (ages 4 & 5) Join us for this exciting high energy option for our preschool performers. Combine Musical Theatre with Tap and Hip Hop training and preschool learning!  Students will perform in our December showcase and in our year end preschool recital March 30th 2019.  This 60 minute, once per week class runs from September – March.  Parents will have access to our CKD Performance Page with music and monthly breakdowns of what students are working on.
Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

RECREATIONAL Programs – Preschool to Adult

Students attend a sixty-minute class, once per week.  They work on movement, voice and acting exercises and perform in December at our Christmas concert WinterSong, and in the year end production.  This program is a great introduction to musical theatre or is a perfect option for students who want to do Musical Theatre but who do not want to attend competitions.  Students do not require any previous training and will work in a positive and encouraging environment.

Mickey’s Magical Dance Party  - (ages 5 - 7)   Students will be introduced to the magic of Disney and create short stories with music and dance.  The class will perform in the December showcase and in the year end production June 1st and 2nd 2019. 
Thursday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Little Mermaid (ages 7 - 11) Students will work on characters through a medley of songs from the Little Mermaid Broadway production which they will sing and dance to.  The class will perform in the December showcase and in the year end production June 1st and 2nd 2019. 
Thursday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

NEW - Broadway Now! (ages 12 and up) This class is geared to teens who want to focus on Musical Theatre without the competitive dance element.   Material will come straight from the great white way with music and characters from shows currently on Broadway.  Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Hamilton and so much more!   The class will perform in the December showcase and in the year end production June 1st and 2nd 2019. 
Thursdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm

NEW - Adult Musical Theatre -   We know you are out there and you want a chance to sing/ dance and act.  This is the class for YOU!   We are excited to offer  Musical Theatre for adults that will focus on music, movement and character work from the golden age of Broadway to the shows that are currently the talk of the town in New York.   Performances will depend on YOU and what you are comfortable doing.  Two sessions are being offered.  September – December and January to May.
Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Competitive Programs –  Please note Jazz /Ballet enrollment is mandatory.

Students attend a sixty-minute class, once per week AND must also take a jazz OR a ballet class. CDTA Jazz classes are also recommended.  Students will compete in a minimum of two competitions in the spring and should be available and plan to attend these events.  Students will also perform in our year end production June 1st and 2nd 2018!  We do not audition for these classes, however we reserve the right to move students between the Intermediate and Senior classes based on ability and experience. 

Novice Competitive Musical Theatre – Sing! Dance! Act! Perform!  - Ages 7 – 9 Work with a vocal coach, on acting exercises and with a choreography to create a unique performance piece. Students will attend one local competitive event. Ages 7 / 8   Students MUST be also registered in Jazz  and / or Ballet.
Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Junior Competitive Musical Theatre – Sing! Dance! Act! Perform!  Ages 9 – 11 Work with a vocal coach, on acting exercises and with a choreographer to create a unique performance piece. Students will attend two competitive event. Students MUST be also registered in Jazz  and / or Ballet.
Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Intermediate Competitive Musical Theatre – Sing! Dance! Act! Perform!  Work with a vocal coach, on acting exercises and with a choreography to create a unique performance piece. Students will attend two competitive events.  Students MUST be also registered in Jazz  and / or Ballet.  Please note the Inter and the Senior Musical Theatre are offered at the same time and student placement may shift once classes begin. 
Tuesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Senior Competitive Musical Theatre – Sing! Dance! Act! Perform!  Work with a vocal coach, on acting exercises and with a choreography to create a unique performance piece. Students will attend two competitive event. Students MUST be also registered in Jazz  and / or Ballet. Please note the Inter and the Senior Musical Theatre are offered at the same time and student placement may shift once classes begin. 
Tuesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

For the Performance Troupes please visit the Drama class option link and for our Performance groups please see the Mini Express & The Expressions class option link. 

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • Beige slip on jazz oxfords (girls) Black slip on jazz oxfords (guys)
  • Fitted dance clothes - leggings, fitted shirts, i.e. tank tops, leotard with shorts or or a dance skirt, dance shorts (MUST be worn with dance tights). 
  • Guys can wear sweats or shorts and a fitted shirt.  No jeans please.
  • Long hair MUST be off your face (pony tail, half up or bun)

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

If you have registration questions please contact Studio Director, Lorna Batycki.

REGISTER

Acrobatic Arts

Our studio offers the acclaimed Acrobatic Arts program which integrates technique, strength training and flexibility development with dance, allowing our students to safely develop acrobatic and aerial moves to complement their dance training. 

Acrobatic Arts 1 (Recreational) – If you are new to acro or have limited acrobatic experience, please register for this program.  Students will be assessed in September and if it is felt that a student is better suited to the Acrobatic Arts 2 program then we will suggest this as a class option for the student. Class runs from September to May and there is also an option to complete the Certified Acrobatic Arts Exams.
Wednesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Acrobatic Arts 2  (Competitive) – This class is designed for students with acrobatic / gymnastic experience AND who has jazz dance experience or who have previously done Acrobatic Arts 1 and been recommended for this class. If you are unsure about what level to try, please register for Acro 1. Students will be assessed in September and if it is felt that a student is better suited to the Acrobatic Arts 2 program then we will suggest this as a class option for the student.   Class runs from September to May and students will work on Acrobatic elements AND put together a performance piece that will be featured at a minium of two competitions and be performed in the year end production, June 1st and 2nd 2019. There is also an option to complete the Certified Acrobatic Arts Exams.
Wednesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

Attire (Girls)

  • Beige foot undies, fitted dance clothes
  • Long hair pulled neatly off the face

Attire (Boys)

  • Black jazz shoes or foot undies,  fitted dance clothes

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

REGISTER

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation for dance technique and development.  At SaskExpress we believe ballet is a fluid expression of emotion through movement.   Please note ballet or jazz is a prerequisite for Competitive Musical Theatre Classes (Novice to Senior) and Competitive Lyrical classes.

NEW for 2018 – 2019 – The Challenge Dance Program
This is an opportunity for each dancer to challenge her or himself to be their very best.  To be in the Challenge Ballet class, you need to be at a minimum intermediate level of dance and taking Ballet, Pre Pointe or Pointe Technique, Jazz Exam and Jumps and Turns. You will have assigned work each week to practice.  Attendance will be monitored and students who miss more than 2 or 3 classes may be moved into an alternate class. 

NEW – Creative Tots Foundations (ages 3 & 4)  Building on our successful Creative Kids program, Creative Tots combines musical theatre with jazz and ballet.  This is a high energy and fun entry point into the world of musical theatre.  Students perform in December as well as in the Preschool Showcase on Saturday March 30th 2019. 
Monday 5:00 – 6:00  OR   Saturday 10:00 am – 11:00 am

CKD (Creative Kids Dance) Foundations - (ages 4 & 5) Join us for this exciting high energy option for our preschool performers. Combine Musical Theatre with Ballet and Jazz training and preschool learning!  Students will perform in our December showcase and in our year end preschool recital March 30th 2019.  This 60 minute, once per week class runs from September – March.  Parents will have access to our CKD Performance Page with music and monthly breakdowns of what students are working on.  Registration is on the Musical Theatre Page.
Wednesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Novice (Competitive OR Recreational) Ballet - (ages 6 - 8) Our 30 minute class focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working towards two local competitive events AND our year end production. Class runs from September to May and students perform in the year end production June 1st and June 2nd 2019.     Please note parents who do not wish to attend any competitive events can opt “out” upon registration or in September.
Mondays 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Junior (Competitive) Ballet - (ages 8 - 11) Our 60 minute Junior Ballet program focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working toward two competitive events and our year end production.  Class runs from September to May and students perform in the year end production June 1st and June 2nd 2019.  
 Monday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Intermediate / Senior Competitive Ballet – This is a twice per week class, with students enrolled in a Choreography session as well as Pre Pointe or Pointe Foundations, (mandatory)  a one hour session to work on flexibility, core strength and technique.  Placement is done based on experience and ability.  Students in this program will attend two competitive events.and students perform in the year end production June 1st and June 2nd 2019. 
Monday (Foundations) 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm AND Wednesday (Choreography) 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Pre Pointe/ Ballet Foundations – (ages 10 and up) This technique class is open as a single class option for anyone wishing to improve their body conditioning and the technical aspect of their training.  (Students in Intermediate Ballet will automatically be registered for this class)  This is not a choreography class and students will work on dance elements, exercises and combinations Monday (Foundations) 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pointe/Ballet Foundations (By Recommendation only) This pointe and technique class is the foundation for students in Intermediate or Senior Ballet who are on pointe.   This is not a choreography class and students will work on dance elements, exercises and combinations Monday (Foundations) 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Challenge Ballet Class - is a  twice per week class, with students enrolled in a Choreography session as well as a Pre Pointe or Pointe Foundations, (mandatory)  a 60 minute session to work on flexibility, core strength and technique demi pointe or pointe.    Students in this program will attend a minimum of  two competitive events  and students perform in the year end production June 1st and June 2nd 2019.  Students must also be enrolled in jazz, jumps and turns and CDTA jazz exam class. 
Monday  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm  (Foundations) Wednesdays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Choreography)

Adult Ballet
This is both a technique and choreography for the adult who wishes to continue or begin with ballet.  Geared to more of a beginner / intermediate level dancers will work on technique, flexibility and ballet combinations creating a unique and original presentation for our year end production. 
Wednesday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

Girls:

  • Ages 3-11 – Full-soled Ballerina Pink Leather Ballet Shoes
  • Ages 12-18– Split-soled Ballerina Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes
  • Mondor or Capezio Brand Classic Pink Ballet Tights
  • Bodysuit
  • Hair in a ballet bun

Boys:

  • Ages 3-11- Full-soled Black Leather Ballet Shoes
  • Ages 12-18- Split-soled Black Canvas Ballet Shoes
  • White or black fitted t-shirt
  • Black shorts

Adult Ballet:

  • Split-soled Black or Pink Canvas Ballet Shoes
  • Fitted T shirt and Leggings or Bodysuit, Dance Tights, Dance Skirt
  • Men – Shorts / T Shirt

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

REGISTER

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is an expressive dance style that combines elements of several genres including ballet, jazz, lyrical and modern with an emphasis on the connection between mind and body through fluid movement.  Dancers will explore the genre and create a piece that will go to a minimum of two dance competitions and be performed in our year end production June 1st and 2nd 2019. Students must be a minimum of 12 years of age and have Jazz and / or ballet experience.  

If you have registration questions please contact Studio Director Lorna Batycki.

Tuesday 8:00 – 9:00 pm

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • Comfortable fitted dance wear that will allow the student to move freely
  • Hair up and off your face
  • Footwear will be determined by costume; jazz or ballet shoes are fine for the class

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

REGISTER

Drama

Because Musical Theatre can be as simple as a song and a dance or as elaborate as a full scale production, we are thrilled to launch our Production Troupe program.

Students will work on audition techniques, improv skills and scene studies all with the goal of staging a musical in March

Junior Troupe – This 2 hour program is meant for students 7 to 11 years of age.  Students will stage a musical that will be performed in March at the Refinery Arts Centre.   The production will be announced pending enrollment.  Previous productions have included, Magic Tree House – Dinosaurs Before Dark, Magic Tree House Knight at Dawn and Alice In Wonderland. 
Wednesday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / September to the end of March!

Senior Troupe – This 2 hour program is meant for ages 12 and up.  Students will stage Into the Woods while working on a variety of theatre techniques including improv skills, scene studies and audition techniques.

Saturday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm / September to the end of March

 

Book by

Music and Lyrics by

JAMES LAPINE

STEPHEN SONDHEIM

Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • Comfortable clothes, students can dance and move in.  (No jeans please)
  • Beige slip on jazz oxfords (girls) / Black slip on jazz oxfords (guys)

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

 

STAY TUNED for more class announcements!

Improv Classes for kids and teens

Drama workshops and sessions 

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Hip Hop

All classes are once a week ranging from 30 minutes to 1 hour in length and run from September to May.  These classes focus on Hip Hop technique and terminology with introduction to various styles and disciplines.  Competitive Classes will attend a minimum of two competitions in the spring season. All classes take part in pictures and the year-end recital which is being held June 1st and 2nd 2019.

If you have registration or  specific class placement questions please contact  Studio Director Lorna Batycki

NEW – Creative Tots Rhythms (ages 3 & 4)  Building on our successful Creative Kids program, Creative Tots combines musical theatre with tap and hip hop.  This is a high energy and fun entry point into the world of musical theatre.  Students perform in December as well as in the Preschool Showcase on Saturday March 30th 2019. 
Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 

CKD (Creative Kids Dance) Rhythms - (ages 4 & 5) Join us for this exciting high energy option for our preschool performers. Combine Musical Theatre with Tap and Hip Hop training and preschool learning!  Students will perform in our December showcase and in our year end preschool recital March 30th 2019.  This 60 minute, once per week class runs from September – March.  Parents will have access to our CKD Performance Page with music and monthly breakdowns of what students are working on.
Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

Novice (Competitive OR Recreational ) Hip Hop - (ages 6 - 9) Our 30 minute class focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working towards one local competitive event AND our year end production. Class runs from September to May.   May we suggest adding the Novice Tap class which runs right before for even more fun (and savings $$) – Please note parents who do not wish to attend any competitive events can opt “out” upon registration or in September.
Tuesday 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Junior Competitive Hip Hop - (ages 8 - 12) Our 60 minute Junior Hip Hop program focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working toward two competitive events and our year end production.  Great for a beginner or a dancer with limited hip hop experience Class runs from September to May.
Tuesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Intermediate Competitive Hip Hop - (ages 12 -16) Intermediate Competitive Hip Hop focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending two competitive events.
Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Senior Competitive Hip Hop - (12 and up) Senior Competitive Hip Hop focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending a minimum of two competitive events.
Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Teen Hip Hop / Inspired by Hamilton The Musical – (Ages 10 and up)  This is a recreational dance class perfect for the teen who is a beginner or has limited hip hop experience.  Dancers will work on choreography in the style and using music from Hamilton The Musical.
Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • White, indoor runners
  • Dance pants, sweat pants or shorts – no jeans or skirts
  • Hair neatly off face

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

REGISTER

Jazz

All classes are once a week and range in length of 30 mins to 1 hour in length. These classes focus on jazz technique, improving flexibility and terminology. Competitive Classes will attend a minimum of two competitions in the spring season. All classes take part in pictures, and the year-end recital which is being held June 1st and 2nd 2019.  Please note ages are meant as guidelines and class placement is at staff discretion.   

NEW for 2018 – 2019 – The Challenge Dance Program
This is an opportunity for each dancer to challenge her or himself to be their very best.  To be in the Challenge Jazz class, you need to be at a minimum intermediate level of dance and taking Ballet, Pre Pointe or Pointe Technique, Jazz Exam and Jumps and Turns. You will have assigned work each week to practice.  Attendance will be monitored and students who miss more than 2 or 3 classes may be moved into an alternate class. 

If you have specific placement  or registration questions please contact Studio Director Lorna Batycki.

CLASSES

NEW – Creative Tots Foundations (ages 3 & 4)  Building on our successful Creative Kids program, Creative Tots combines musical theatre with jazz and ballet.  This is a high energy and fun entry point into the world of musical theatre.  Students perform in December as well as in the Preschool Showcase on Saturday March 30th 2019. 
Monday 5:00 – 6:00  OR   Saturday 10:00 am – 11:00 am

CKD (Creative Kids Dance) Foundations - (ages 4 & 5) Join us for this exciting high energy option for our preschool performers. Combine Musical Theatre with Ballet and Jazz training and preschool learning!  Students will perform in our December showcase and in our year end preschool recital March 30th 2019.  This 60 minute, once per week class runs from September – March.  Parents will have access to our CKD Performance Page with music and monthly breakdowns of what students are working on.  Registration is on the Musical Theatre Page.
Wednesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Novice (Competitive) Jazz - (ages 6 - 8) Our 30-minute class focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working towards one local competitive event AND our year end production. Class runs from September to May. May we suggest adding the Novice Ballet class which runs right before for even more fun (and savings $$) – Please note parents who do not wish to attend any competitive events can opt “out” upon registration or in September.
Mondays 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Junior Competitive Jazz - (ages 9 - 11) Our 60-minute Junior Jazz program focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working toward two competitive events and our year end production.  Class runs from September to May. We recommend taking a CDTA Jazz Exam / Technique class to improve jazz technique.
Mondays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Intermediate Competitive Jazz - (ages 12 - 14) Intermediate Competitive Jazz focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending two competitive events. There are two Intermediate Jazz Classes offered at the same time and students will be assessed in September and placed in the appropriate group at that time.  Both classes will attend competitions.
Monday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Senior Competitive Jazz - (ages 14 and up) Senior Competitive Jazz focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending a minimum of two competitive events.  There are two Senior Jazz Classes offered at the same time and students will be assessed in September and placed in the appropriate group at that time.  Both classes will attend competitions.
Monday 7:00 – 8:00

NEW - TEEN Jazz – Teen Jazz is an opportunity for students with little or no jazz experience to learn in a fast paced and fun environment with students their own age. Technique and choreo combine with amazing results, proving you are never too old to start dance!   This class will start out as a recreational program and it will be up to the students in the class in consultation with the instructor to decide whether they wish to attend a competitive event. This class will perform in the year end production.

Competitive jazz class students and students wishing to improve technique are encouraged to take a CDTA (Canadian Dance Teachers Association) Jazz Exam class in combination with our Jumps and Turns class.  Please note that several of these classes combine into a one hour session that will assist our students in improving their technical dance elements.  Students registered in Exam Classes do NOT have to dance the exams, but can do the class for technique purposes.

CDTA Grade 1 Jazz – Students will work on jazz technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies for the first half the class and then combine with the Grade 2 and 3 students in a class focused on the mechanics of jumps and turns, with exercises on core conditioning, strength and flexibility as well as combinations and floor work to improve the dancers jump and turn abilities.
Monday 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

CDTA Grade 2 Jazz  / Jumps & Turns Combination Class – Students will  combine with the Grade 1 and 3 students in a class focused on the mechanics of jumps and turns, with exercises on core conditioning, strength and flexibility as well as combinations and floor work to improve the dancers jump and turn abilities and will then work on jazz technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies as contained in the CDTA syllabus.
Monday 5:30 – 6:00

CDTA Grade 3 Jazz  / Jumps & Turns Combination Class – Students will  combine with the Grade 1 and 2 students in a class focused on the mechanics of jumps and turns, with exercises on core conditioning, strength and flexibility as well as combinations and floor work to improve the dancers jump and turn abilities and will then work on jazz technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies as contained in the CDTA syllabus.
Monday 5:30- 6:00

Jumps & Turns Class  – The jumps and turns class is available as a single class option or can be combined with Jazz 2 or Jazz 3 to enhance your technical training.   
Monday 5:00 – 5:30

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • Beige Slip-on Jazz Oxford Shoes (Competition students may need black depending on costume choice. You will be notified when costumes are purchased.)
  • Fitted dance clothes
  • Hair neatly off face
  • For Exam Classes Black Bodysuit: Mondor 13520 OR the previously listed Capezio 101 (which has now been discontinued) and black slip-on Jazz Oxford Shoes (if you are taking the exam only)

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

REGISTER

Lyrical

All classes are once a week and 1 hour in length. These classes focus on a lyrical quality with an emphasis on ballet and jazz technique and performance.    Competitive Classes will attend two competitions in the spring season.   All classes take part in pictures and the year-end recital which is being held June 1st and 2nd 2019. If you have registration questions please contact Studio Director Lorna Batycki.

Junior Competitive Lyrical - (ages 9 - 12) Our 60 minute Junior Lyrical program focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working toward two competitive events and our year end production.  Class runs from September to May.
Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Intermediate  and Senior Competitive Lyrical - (ages 12 and up) Intermediate and Senior Competitive Lyrical focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending two competitive events. Class runs from September to May and placement will be made after assessments during September.  Students should be registered in Ballet and or Jazz
Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NEW - Teen Lyrical (ages 11 and up)  This class is meant for the student new to lyrical or with little or no, Jazz and / or Ballet training.  The emphasis will be on combinations and learning about the style of dance and in creating a performance number for the recital.  If there is enough interest we would consider the students attending a dance festival event.  
Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • Students may wear foot thongs, but must have proper shoes to suit costume if needed
  • Fitted dance clothes
  • Hair neatly off face

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

REGISTER

Tap

All classes are once a week and 30 minutes to one hour in length.  These classes focus on  tap technique and terminology. All classes take part in pictures and the year-end recital which is being held June 2nd & June 3rd 2018.  Classes that are competitive will attend a minimum of two events.   For students in competitive tap it is recommended that students take CDTA (Canadian Dance Teachers Association)  tap exam classes to improve their technical ability.

We also have a highly successful Adult Tap program with two levels.  Tap 1 is for beginners or students wishing to work at a slower pace, and Tap 2 is for students who want to be more challenged or who have previous tap experience.  Our adult tappers perform in our year end showcase and will have the opportunity to perform in our December showcase.

NEW – Creative Tots Rhythms (ages 3 & 4)  Building on our successful Creative Kids program, Creative Tots combines musical theatre with tap and hip hop.  This is a high energy and fun entry point into the world of musical theatre.  Students perform in December as well as in the Preschool Showcase on Saturday March 30th 2019. 
Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 

CKD (Creative Kids Dance) Rhythms - (ages 4 & 5) Join us for this exciting high energy option for our preschool performers. Combine Musical Theatre with Tap and Hip Hop training and preschool learning!  Students will perform in our December showcase and in our year end preschool recital March 30th 2019.  This 60 minute, once per week class runs from September – March.  Parents will have access to our CKD Performance Page with music and monthly breakdowns of what students are working on.
Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  

Novice (Competitive) Tap - (ages 6 - 8) Our 30 minute class focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working towards one local competitive event AND our year end production. Class runs from September to MayPlease note parents who do not wish to attend any competitive events can opt “out” upon registration or in September.
Tuesday 5:00 – 5:30

Junior Competitive Tap - (ages 8 - 11) Our 60 minute Junior Tap program focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers working toward two competitive events and our year end production.  Class runs from September to May.   We recommend taking a CDTA Tap Exam class to improve tap technique.
Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Intermediate Competitive Tap - (ages 12 - 14) Intermediate Competitive Tap focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending two competitive events.  We recommend taking a CDTA Tap Exam class to improve tap technique.
Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Senior Competitive Tap (ages 14 and up) Senior Competitive Tap focuses on technique, combinations and choreography with dancers attending a minimum of two competitive events.  We recommend taking a CDTA Tap Exam class to improve tap technique.
Tuesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CDTA Tap Exam 1 – Students will work on tap technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies.  This is a great add on for any student taking tap.  Completing the actual exam is encouraged but optional.
Saturday 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

CDTA Tap Exam 2 – Students will work on tap technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies.  This is a great add on for any student taking tap.  Completing the actual exam is encouraged but optional.
Saturday 1:30 – 2:00 pm

CDTA Tap Exam 4 – Students will work on tap technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies.  This is a great add on for any student taking tap.  Completing the actual exam is encouraged but optional.  optional.
Saturday 9:00 am – 9:30 am

CDTA Tap Exam Elementary – Students will work on tap technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies.  This is a great add on for any student taking tap.  Completing the actual exam is encouraged but optional.
Saturday 9:30 am – 10:00 am

CDTA Tap Exam Intermediate – Students will work on tap technique, terminology, history and rhythm studies.  This is a great add on for any student taking tap.  Completing the actual exam is encouraged but optional.
Tuesday 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

Girls:

  • Fitted dance clothes
  • Hair neatly off face
  • For Exam Classes Girls require Black Bodysuit: Mondor 13520 OR Capezio 101 (which is now discontinued as a new sale item)
  • Senior Tap / Dancers Grade 4 exam and higher: Capezio Flex Master CG16 
  • Novice – Intermediate Tap Capezio 455 Black Shoes
  • Adult Tap either intermediate or senior shoe option

Boys:

  • Black Slip-on Tap Shoes
  • Senior Tap / Dancers Grade 4 exam and higher: Capezio Flex Master CG16 
  • Fitted dance clothes

NOTE: Dance Street has limited sizes in stock and is currently ordering stock specific to their clients, so please plan ahead to ensure that you have your shoes, tights, etc. for class.

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Vocal Technique

As Saskatoon’s only triple threat musical theatre studio we are pleased to offer vocal technique classes that focus on breath support, theory, harmony and solo work.  Class sizes are intentionally small to allow students to work in groups to develop important vocal skills that will allow them to sing AND dance safely without developing vocal damage.  Find your voice with our vocal tech classes.

If you have registration questions please contact Studio Director Lorna Batycki

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

ATTIRE

  • Comfortable clothes that allow the student to move easily and breathe

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Competitive Solos/Duos/Trios

Each year competitive students have the opportunity of signing up for to perform a solo, or a duet or a trio during the competition season.

Please note that initial fees are for choreography and do not include the actual entry fees which vary by event, or any costume.  Once you are registered we will contact you about music, partners etc and set up a rehearsal schedule for you.  You will be taught choreography and instructors will work with you throughout the year, BUT your success will be directly linked to the effort that YOU put into practicing and working on your piece (s)

A form will be sent home regarding competitions and entering these, along with deadlines for entry. You will not be entered in any competitions until the forms are returned.

Students may enter any genre they are a registered student taking classes in.  Also, if you wish to do MORE than one solo or duo, register, and then we will contact you and you can let us know what you plan to do and we can adjust your registration accordingly.  THANKS!

Questions or concerns please contact Studio Director Lorna Batycki

DEADLINES

To register for Summer Solos /Duos & Trios – Register by July 15th 2018

Choreography fees due at time of registration (or in the case of multiple entries, a payment plan of up to FIVE monthly payments can be put into place.)

Competition Fees due – December 1st (or in the case of multiple entries, a payment plan should be in place that will have all fees paid by March 31st 2019)

For information on STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, click here.

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