RECREATIONAL CLASSES

Our recreational program offers students of all ages the opportunity to experience dancing and singing classes from a team of educated and qualified instructors. Students attend class every week and perform in our year-end recital May 31 and June 1, 2025. Additional highlights include performances in our annual Wintersong December concert. These classes are well suited for students who enjoy dance on a recreational basis or performers looking for an introduction to the performing arts.

Our recreational and performance classes are divided by age.

To register click one of the dropdown menus, choose a class, then click the Register button in the table at the bottom. If you're wanting to register in multiple classes, you will be prompted to do so after selecting the first one. You will also be given the option to add a student if you are registering multiple dancers.

Please note:

  • Registration fees and costume fees are non-refundable.

  • Costume fee is per class/group

  • Verbal withdrawals are not accepted - must be in writing

Saskatoon Classes - Recreational

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 professional staff excels in the art of musical theatre and performance, and our programming is meant to provide all students with a positive, confidence-building experience.  

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 and/or jazz class element.

  3. Production Classes - These are theatrical plays for two student age groups, and an adult cabaret class. Please see the drama class tab for these class options.

  4. The Saskatoon Mini Express & The Saskatoon Expressions – This program is geared to students who want to perform. Please see the Mini Express & The Expressions Page for more information about auditions and upcoming performances.

In the Recreational Musical Theatre classes. students attend a sixty-minute class, once per week. They work on movement, voice, and acting exercises. 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. All classes take part in pictures, our Wintersong December concert, and the year-end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025, except for Creative Tots and Creative Kids. The Creative Tots and Kids will perform in our Wintersong December concert and they will have their own spring year-end celebration.

Classes

Creative Tots Foundations (3 & 4 years): Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high energy option for our preschool age performers, combining musical theatre with an introduction to ballet and jazz training!

Creative Kids Foundations (4 & 5 years): Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high energy option for our preschool age performers, combining musical theatre with ballet and jazz training!

Creative Tots Rhythms (3 & 4 years): Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high-energy entry-point option for our preschool performers, combining musical theatre with tap and hip-hop training!

Creative Kids Rhythms (4 & 5 years): Thursday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high-energy option for our preschool performers, combining musical theatre with tap and hip-hop training!

Mickey’s Magical Dance Party (5 & 6 years): Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Students will be introduced to the magic of Disney music while dancing and singing to create musical theatre pieces.

Jungle Rhythms (7 - 9 years): Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Students will work on characters, singing and dancing through songs from jungle and animal themed movies and musicals (Jungle Book, Tarzan, Madagascar, and more).

Broadway Bound (9 - 11 years): Monday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This class is geared to young performers who want to focus on musical theatre without the competitive dance element. Music will be a mix of contemporary and classic Broadway shows.

Broadway Now! (12 - 14 years): Monday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class is geared to teens who want to focus on musical theatre without the competitive dance element. The material will include music and characters from shows currently or recently running on Broadway.

Adult Cabaret: Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We know you are out there, and we know you want a chance to sing, dance and act. This is the class for YOU! Work with your peers to collaboratively create a mini musical cabaret show. Sing! Dance! Act! Create! Perform! No experience necessary. This group will perform in their own spring cabaret performance.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation for dance technique and development. Classes will incorporate choreography with barre work, technique, and exercises to build core strength, flexibility, and fluidity through movement. Technique classes will incorporate Royal Academy of Dance (RAD Training) with the opportunity for students to complete exams at the appropriate level. More information about exams will be sent home in September. Registration in the technique class is not registration for an exam. We encourage students to take the class and training regardless of whether they wish to do the exam. All classes take part in pictures and the year-end recitals May 31 & June 1, 2025, except for Creative Tots and Creative Kids. Creative Tots & Kids will perform in our Wintersong December concert as well as their own spring celebration. Please note class placement will be at staff discretion.

Classes

Creative Tots Foundation (3 & 4 years): Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high energy option for our preschool age performers, combining musical theatre with an introduction to ballet and jazz training!

Creative Kids Foundations (4 & 5 years): Saturday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high energy option for our preschool age performers, combining musical theatre with ballet and jazz training!

Novice Foundations Combination Jazz/Ballet (5-7 years): Saturday 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

This recreational class is a fun filled option for students to build a solid foundation for dance technique while exploring both jazz and ballet styles. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year-end recitals on May 31 & June 1, 2025.

Level 1 (Optionally Competitive) Ballet: Wednesday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Level 1 Ballet students attend one class for an hour each week working on technical elements, musicality, and choreography. Students will perform in two competitions or they can choose to partake in this class recreationally. Level 1 students choosing to not participate in competitions must notify the studio in writing by October 31, 2024.

Adult Ballet (age 18+): Thursdays 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is both a technique and choreography class 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 recitals on May 31 & June 1, 2025.

Junior (Recreational) Ballet (9– 11 years): Wednesday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This fun recreational ballet class gives the young student a strong introduction to ballet, learning foundational elements to create fun combinations and perform in December and the year-end recitals May 31 & June 1, 2025.

Teen (Recreational) Ballet (12 – 17 years): Monday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This fun recreational ballet class gives the teen dancer a strong introduction to ballet, learning foundational elements to create fun combinations and then a perform a piece in December and the year - end recitals May 31 & June 1, 2025.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.

Jazz

These high energy classes focus on jazz technique, improving flexibility, and terminology. All classes take part in pictures, our Wintersong December concert, and the year-end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025, except for Creative Tots and Creative Kids. The Creative Tots and Kids will perform in our Wintersong December concert and they will have their own spring year-end celebration.

Classes

Creative Tots Foundations (3 & 4 years): Monday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high energy option for our preschool age performers, combining musical theatre with an introduction to ballet and jazz training!

Creative Kids Foundations (4 & 5 years): Saturday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high energy option for our preschool age performers, combining musical theatre with ballet and jazz training!

Novice Foundations Combination Jazz/Ballet (5-7 years): Saturday 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

This recreational class is a fun filled option for students to build a solid foundation for dance technique while exploring both jazz and ballet styles. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025.

Level 1 (Optionally Competitive) Jazz: Wednesday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Perfect for beginner jazz students. Technique and choreography in a fun high energy class. This class is optionally competitive. Level 1 students choosing to not participate in the competitions must notify the studio in writing by October 31, 2024.

Recreational Jazz – (9 – 11 years): Wednesday 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This is a fun class to learn jazz technique and choreography using fun combinations and exercises. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025.

Teen Recreational Jazz – (12+ years): Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This is a fun class to learn jazz technique and choreography using fun combinations and exercises. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025. 

Junior Recreational Jazz – (12 -16 years): Wednesday 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This is a fun class to learn jazz technique and choreography using fun combinations and exercises. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025. 

He Dances Too – (6 -9 years): Saturday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Experience the benefits of a class focusing on male-specific technique in jazz and hip hop. This is perfect for the male identifying student that wants to experience dance in a safe, inclusive, and fast paced program. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025.

He Dances Too (10 – 14 years): Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Experience the benefits of a class focusing on male-specific technique in jazz and hip hop. This is perfect for the male identifying student that wants to experience dance in a safe, inclusive, and fast paced program. The class will perform in our Wintersong December concert and again in our year end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.

Tap

All classes are once a week. These classes focus on tap technique and terminology using the CDTA Syllabus. All classes take part in pictures, our Wintersong December concert, and the year-end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025, except for Creative Tots and Creative Kids. The Creative Tots and Kids will perform in our Wintersong December concert and they will have their own spring year-end celebration.

Classes

Creative Tots Rhythms (3 & 4 years): Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high-energy entry-point option for our preschool performers, combining musical theatre with tap and hip-hop training! This class will perform in a special spring showcase.

Creative Kids Rhythms (4 & 5 years): Thursday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high-energy option for our preschool performers, combining musical theatre with tap and hip-hop training! This class will perform in a special spring showcase.

Level 1 Tap (Optionally Competitive Ages 6-8): Thursday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The perfect fit for beginner tappers! This class can be taken either recreationally or competitively. Students choosing to opt out of competition must notify the studio in writing by October 31, 2024.

Recreational Tap - (ages 9+): Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A perfect class for students wishing to continue to tap without the competitive aspect, students returning to tap that need a refresher before rejoining the competitive program, or older students choosing to experience tap for the first time.

Tap Adult (age 18+): Tuesday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A perfect class for you to learn something new. Rhythm, sounds, combinations and eventually a year-end recital performance danced with a sense of confidence and accomplishment. No experience necessary.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.

Hip Hop

These classes focus on Hip Hop technique and terminology with an introduction to various styles and disciplines. Competitive Classes will attend a minimum of two competitions in the spring season. All classes take part in the picture day and year-end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025 except Creative Kids & Tots who will have their own special spring showcase.

Classes

Creative Tots Rhythms (3 & 4 years): Saturday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high-energy entry-point option for our preschool performers, combining musical theatre with tap and hip-hop training!

Creative Kids Rhythms (4 & 5 years): Thursday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm September to April

Join us for this high-energy option for our preschool performers, combining musical theatre with tap and hip-hop training!

Level 1 (Optionally- Competitive) Hip Hop (6 – 8 years): Monday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This class can be taken either recreationally or competitively. Perfect for our younger dancers who will learn rhythm and technique and participate in our year end recitals on May 31 & June 1, 2025. Level 1 students choosing to not participate in the competitions must notify the studio in writing by October 31, 2024.

He Dances Too – (6 -9 years): Saturday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Experience the benefits of a class focusing on male-specific technique in jazz and hip hop. This is perfect for the male identifying student that wants to experience dance in a safe, inclusive, and fast paced program.

He Dances Too (10-14 years): Monday 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Experience the benefits of a class focusing on male-specific technique in jazz and hip hop. This is perfect for the male identifying student that wants to experience dance in a safe, inclusive, and fast paced program.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.

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.  Acro 1 and Acro 2 take part in pictures and the year-end recitals May 30 & June 1, 2025. Please note class placement will be at staff discretion.   

Classes

Acrobatic Arts 1 (Recreational): Thursday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you are new to acrobatic arts 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, we will suggest this as a class option for the student. Class runs from September to May and students will put together a performance piece that will be performed in our Wintersong December concert and in the year-end productions May 30 & June 1, 2025. Recommended companion classes - JAZZ, CDTA Jazz Syllabus Classes, Enrichment class.

Level 2 Acro Skills (Recreational): Wednesday 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm

This is a technique class to support senior competitive dance students who are wanting to add acro skills to their choreography in dance and pom, but do not want the commitment for another routine and costume.  Acceptance into this class will be on the advice of the Director of Dance Development. Class runs from September to May. Recommended companion classes – Enrichment, Jazz.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE

Voice

Classes

Vocal Variations – (9 – 17 years): Monday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Our popular vocal technique class is returning. Work in a small class to focus on vocal technique including ear training, harmonies, and breath support so that you can develop your instrument safely and in a fun and supportive environment. Students will perform in December and in our year end recitals May 31 & June 1, 2025.

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.

Drama

Our drama programs include full musical theatre productions. Join the fun this season and perform Willy Wonka Jr. or Anastasia Youth Edition We also have sessional core dramatic arts classes for ages 3 to adult. Something for everyone. No experience necessary.  For more info, CLICK HERE!

If you have registration questions, please contact saskatoon@saskexpress.com

For information on ATTIRE, STUDIO FEES, POLICIES & PROCEDURES, and CODE OF CONDUCT, CLICK HERE.