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Part-Time Competitive Program

CDC also has the perfect opportunity for those who have been dancing in recreational to experience the excitement of competitive dance. Our part time competitive program is based on 5 disciplines with a minimal time commitment taught by our full time staff. Ideal for the newcomer to competitive, but also full time dancers looking for a step back from the demands of a full time program.


Pico

(Age 4)

This program takes our youngest dancers and helps them put their best foot forward on the path towards competitive dance. With 2 hours a week in Jazz and Ballet, they get a fun introduction to what the world of competitive dance is all about. These dancers do not compete but perform in our year-end show at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.


Nano

(Ages 4-5)

The next progression from our Pico program, these dancers train 4 hours a week in Ballet, Jazz and Tap. They will take their first steps on the competitive stage with their Jazz routine while also getting the opportunity to perform all 3 disciplines at our year-end show.


Micro

(Ages 6-7)

Micros take the plunge into the true training of competitive dance with a higher level of focus on technique and presentation. Their 6-hour a week program continues to nurture their excitement for dance. Training in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap and Acro while only competing their Jazz and Hip Hop routines gears them towards a more full time commitment.


Pre-Junior

(Ages 8-11)

With well-established skills our Pre-Junior dancers continues to experience the competitive dance world. Training 5-hours a week in Ballet, Jazz, Tap & Hip Hop they refine their technique and style to gain a better understanding of competitive dance. At this point they have opportunities to strive towards our full-time program or simply continue with the part-time commitment. These dancers will compete in Jazz & Hip Hop, and also perform Tap and Ballet routines in our year-end shows.


Pre-Senior

(Ages 12-14)

A direct step up from the Pre-Junior program, we now add the Contemporary discipline. These dancers show a greater understanding of their technique and knowing how their bodies move. Competing in Jazz & Hip Hop as well as experiencing Contemporary, Tap and Ballet in the year-end show.


Pre-Advanced

(Ages 15+)

The highest level of our Part-Time competitive program, Pre-Advanced is the option for older students who wish to continue in dance and still compete to a level that is comfortable for their schedules. Training 5½ hours a week in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Tap. This program is a great to finish your training throughout the high school years. Competing in Jazz & Hip Hop as well as showcasing Contemporary, Tap and Ballet pieces in the year end show.


Hip Hop Crewz

Boyz (Ages 6-9)
Galz & Guyz (Ages 10-12)
Ladiez & Gentz (Ages 13+)

Our newest addition to our part-time program these 3-levels of Hip Hop Crewz offer an opportunity to those with style at heart. Without the need for additional dance disciplines they are able to compete fully and express their passion for dance. They train 1 hour a week with one of Toronto’s leading hip hop choreographers.