The Dance Element offers recreational classes for dancers ages 18 months up to adult. Our recreational programs enhance rhythm skills, coordination, musicality, self-esteem and allows everyone to garner a love for the art of dance! All of our classes are taught by fully certified teachers. Students will have the opportunity to perform one routine per discipline at The Dance Element INC’s annual year-end recital held at the beautiful First Ontario Arts Centre Milton.
Tiny Tots (ages 2-3): a 30 minute class running on a 36 week term (Sept – June). Tiny Tots classes are offered weekly in the following: Tumbling Tots, Ballet and Jazz
Little Steps (ages 4-5): a 30 minute class running on a 36 week term (Sept – June). Little Steps classes are offered weekly in the following: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Kiddy Hop and Acro
Mini (ages 6-8): a 45 minute class running on a 36 week term (Sept – June). Mini classes are offered weekly in the following: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and Acro
Jr/Int (ages 9-11): a 45 minute class running on a 36 week term (Sept – June). Jr/Int classes are offered weekly in the following: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro and Contemporary.
Senior (ages 12+): a 45 minute class running on a 36 week term (Sept – June). Senior classes are offered weekly in the following: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro and Contemporary.
This is a special program designed for dancers who wish to pursue an advanced level of training and train between 6 – 15 hours per week that range from age 6-18yrs. The mandatory classes for this program are: Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acro and stretch/technique. The dancers are placed into the teams according to technique level and age. Competitive dancers represent the studio at 3 – 5 different competitions throughout the year, as well as at many community events and all The Dance Element 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 Element INC’s Competitive Auditions Dates.
Competitive Team Auditions
To become a competitive dancer at The Dance Element INC you first need to Audition. Dancers must be registered in one of our Audition Dates, please contact the office for Audition Dates and Times.
Our Part Time Competitive Program is specially designed for dancers wishing to be part of the exciting competitive world of dance while being introduced to multiple disciplines, choreographers and to be part of a team without having to commit to full time hours. Part Time competitors are dancers who wish to train at a higher level of commitment but will not exceed a total of 6 hours per week with a minimum of 3 hours a week. Ballet is not mandatory for this program. Dancers try out for this program at the TDE Competitive Audition Dates. This program provides students with well-rounded dance training that consists of Jazz, Tap, Acro, and Stretch / Technique with the option of Hip Hop and Ballet. Part-Time company members will take part in 3 local competitions per year. The Part Time company is open to all dancers aged 6 – 16 years.