From Ballet and beyond, QBSC has many classes to enjoy!
Come and move to the music, get fit, get dancing!

Please note that age range is a guide only, and placement is determined at the instructor’s discretion and based on the student’s age and level of experience and physical development.

QREC Fall 2018 Schedule

QREC Brochure 2018-2019


BALLET PROGRAM

Quinte Ballet School of Canada’s Ballet Program is taught with a focus on developing the ballet vocabulary emphasizing posture, alignment and technique, while developing expression, musicality and artistry.  All Ballet classes are scheduled twice weekly.

 The RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) is offered to levels Primary through Ballet 4 currently, and is optional.
Visit ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE for more information on QBSC’s program.

PRIMARY
Ages: 6 – 8 yrs old
Duration:  45 minutes

BALLET LEVEL 1
Ages: 7 – 9 yrs old
Duration:  45 minutes

BALLET 2
Ages:
8 – 10 yrs old
Duration:  60 minutes

BALLET LEVEL  3
Ages: 10 – 13yrs
Duration:  75 minutes

BALLET LEVEL 4
Ages:
13rs +
Duration:  Mondays – 90 minutes / Thursdays – 75 minutes

BALLET LEVEL 5/6
Ages: 14rs +
Duration:  90 minutes


POINTE

Pointe classes focus on developing an understanding of the art of pointe work.
Students wishing to take Pointe classes must be enrolled in 2 senior level ballet classes (ballet 4 or 5) per week.

Pointe 1:  Beginner Level (Ballet 4)
Pointe 2:  Intermediate Level (Ballet 5)
Duration:  Both levels are 30 minutes


LYRICAL
A passionate and imaginative dance style merging ballet and jazz.  Characterized by fluidity and grace.
*Must have ballet experience.  Ballet class prior is strongly recommended.
Age Range:  Ballet levels 3 to 5/6
Junior Lyrical Duration:  45 minutes
Senior Lyrical Duration:  60 minutes


JAZZ
Students will be instructed in the jazz technique, focusing on rhythm, movement, posture, placement and coordination.  This fun and interesting dance class is a great complement to ballet.
Jazz 1:  Entry level for Ages 6 to 9
Duration:  45 minutes
Jazz 2:  Ages 9 to 12
Jazz 3:  Ages 12+ (must have experience)
Duration for levels 2 and 3:  60 minutes


HIP HOP
An urban dance art form based on current pop music and culture.  This is a popular and energetic class that does not require previous experience.  Students will develop coordination and learn complex choreography.
Mini Hip Hop:  Ages 6 to 9
Duration: 45 minutes
Junior Hip Hop:  Ages 9 to 12
Senior Hip Hop:  Ages 12+
Duration for Junior & Senior levels: 60 minutes


TAP
This enjoyable class is a great way to develop your coordination, musicality and rhythm.  This is a fun, expressive and rewarding dance art form that is currently making a big come-back.
Tap 1:  Ages 7 to 9yrs
Duration: 45 minutes
Tap 2:  Ages 9 to 12yrs
Duration: 45 minutes
Tap 3 (experience required):  Ages 12yrs+
Duration: 60 minutes


JUNIOR DANCE
A pre-primary ballet level to explore dance through creative movement, music and rhythms.
JD 1:  Ages 4 to 5
JD 2:  Ages 5 to 6
Duration for both levels:  45 minutes


weeDANCE
A fun and interactive class of play-acting, movement instruction, imagination and music in a studio setting.
Ages 3 to 4 (must be 3yrs at the time of registration)
Duration:  45 minutes


DRESS CODE

 

QBSC has a dress code for all Junior Dance and Ballet class levels.  Leotards, footwear and boy’s clothing can be purchased locally and through online stores.

For non-ballet classes and adult classes, loose and comfortable clothing is recommended, and non-skid, non-marking indoor athletic shoes, ballet slippers or socks are required.

A complete list of the dress code and retail stores can be found here …
QREC 2018-2019 Dress Code