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.

Fall 2019 Recreation Schedule

2019-2020 Recreation Brochure


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 3 currently, and is optional.
Visit ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE for more information on QBSC’s program.

PRIMARY
Ages: 6 – 8 years
Duration:  45 minutes

BALLET LEVEL 1
Ages: 7 – 9 years
Duration:  45 minutes

BALLET LEVEL 2
Ages:
8 – 10 years
Duration:  60 minutes

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

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

BALLET LEVEL 5/6
Ages: 14 years +
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 per week (Ballet 4 or Ballet 5/6) at the teacher’s discretion.

Pointe 1:  Beginner Level (Ballet 4)
Pointe 2:  Intermediate Level (Ballet 5/6)
Duration:  Both levels are 30 minutes


LYRICAL
A passionate and imaginative dance style merging ballet and jazz.  Characterized by fluidity and grace.
Students registering for lyrical must also be enrolled in a minimum of 1 ballet class per week. 
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 dance technique, focusing on rhythm, expression, movement and coordination.  Jazz classes pair well with ballet.

JAZZ 1:  Ages 6 –  9 years (Entry level)
Duration:  45 minutes

JAZZ 2:  Ages 9 – 12 years
Duration:  60 minutes

JAZZ 3:  Ages 12 years + (must have experience)
Duration:  60 minutes


HIP HOP
A popular and energetic class where students develop coordination and learn complex urban choreography. No previous experience is required.

MINI HIP HOP:  Ages 6 – 9 years
Duration: 45 minutes

HIP HOP:  Ages 10 years +
Duration: 60 minutes


TAP
Tap class develops your coordination, rhythm and musicality. “Step-ball-change” in a fun and expressive art form that has evolved into a popular, contemporary dance genre.

TAP 1:  Ages 7 – 10 years
Duration: 45 minutes
TAP 2:  Ages 10 to 13 years
Duration: 45 minutes
TAP 3 (experience required):  Ages 13years+
Duration: 60 minutes


JUNIOR DANCE
A pre-primary ballet level to explore dance through creative movement, music and rhythms.
JUNIOR DANCE 1:  Ages 4 – 5 years
Duration: 45 minutes

JUNIOR DANCE 2:  Ages 5 – 6 years
Duration: 45 minutes


CREATIVE MOVEMENT
A fun and interactive class designed to nurture your children’s creative development with creative movement instruction, imagination and music. Must be 3 years at the time of registration.

CREATIVE MOVEMENT: Ages 3 to 4 years
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 …

2019-2020 Dress Code

Photos by Ben Fry