About Us


The Quinte Ballet School of Canada is one of Canada’s top full-time professional ballet Schools, based in Belleville, Ontario.

Led by Catherine Taylor, Artistic Director, QBSC provides an innovative and versatile dance curriculum, which is grounded in classical ballet technique. QBSC is dedicated to providing an inspiring, challenging and supportive environment that nurtures talented young people to become world-class professional dancers. Graduates perform in major Canadian and international dance companies.

Our School offers the highest calibre of dance training to students through three programs of instruction:

Professional Training Program – Full-time program for aspiring professional dancers

Recreational Dance Program – Evening and weekend program providing quality instruction to recreational dancers

Summer Dance Intensive – two programs: The Professional Training Program for aspiring professional students and the Open Training Program for students looking solely for a fantastic summer of intensive dance training.

Our Mission

To teach, promote and present the joy of dance at both professional and recreational levels.

Our Vision

Aspiring toward excellence, the Quinte Ballet School of Canada’s vision is to support and inspire dancers to follow their dreams. QBSC provides a safe and creative community that will produce young people with the strong characteristics needed to be leaders not only in the dance world, but also in the community at large.

Our Promise

If you have the talent, drive and determination to become a professional dancer, we will provide you with innovative training, connect you to the dance world and support you every step of the way to become the dancer you want to be.

If you have the desire to dance we will provide you with quality recreational instruction and make available a variety of classes to enable you to learn from the best.

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