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.

TERM 1: September 13 to December 6, 2021

TERM 2: January 3 to March 12, 2022

TERM 3: March 21 to May 28, 2022

No recreation classes during March Break, March 14-20, 2022

Recreation Brochure 2021-2022

Term 2 Recreation Class Schedule 2021 – 2022


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.

PRE- PRIMARY
Ages: 4 years
Duration:  45 minutes
Dress Code: White leotard, pink ballet ankle socks, pink shoes.

PRIMARY
Ages: 5 years
Duration:  45 minutes
Dress Code: White leotard, pink ballet ankle socks, pink shoes.

BALLET LEVEL 1
Ages: 6 – 8 years
Duration:  60 minutes
Dress Code: Peach, Wear Moi Faustine leotard, ballet pink tights, pink shoes

BALLET LEVEL 2
Ages: 8 – 10 years
Duration:  60 minutes
Dress Code: Pink, Wear Moi Faustine leotard, ballet pink tights, pink shoes

BALLET LEVEL  3
Ages: 10 – 12 years
Duration:  75 minutes
Dress Code: French Blue Wear Moi Faustine leotard, ballet pink tights, pink shoes

BALLET LEVEL 4
Ages: 12 – 14 years
Duration:  75 minutes
Dress Code: Dark grey Wear Moi Faustine leotard, ballet pink tights, pink shoes

BALLET LEVEL 5
Ages: 14 years +
Duration:  90 minutes
Dress Code: Prune Wear Moi Faustine leotard, ballet pink tights, pink shoes

BALLET LEVEL 6
Ages: 14 years +
Duration: 90 minutes
Dress Code: Black leotard, ballet pink tights, pink shoes. Other styles can be worn in class, must have Faustine style for performance purposes.

 


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


*NEW* CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary dance is an expressive form of dance that evolved out of modern dance styles. It combines elements of several dance styles including ballet, modern, jazz, and lyrical. While there is a technical vocabulary characteristic of contemporary dance, every class is choreographic and dependent on the teacher or choreographer leading the class. It’s a rare and exciting opportunity to learn how to dance and move with more artistry. Must be registered in Ballet to take Contemporary.

CONTEMPORARY 1 Duration: 60 minutes (Ballet 4 – Ballet 5)

CONTEMPORARY 2 Duration: 60 minutes (Ballet 6 – Advanced Adults)


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 1 to 3.

LYRICAL 1 Duration:  60 minutes (Ballet 1 – 2)

LYRICAL 2 Duration:  60 minutes (Ballet 3)


JAZZ
Students will be instructed in the jazz dance technique, focusing on rhythm, expression, movement and coordination.  Must be enrolled in Ballet to take Jazz.

JAZZ 1:  Ballet 1 – Ballet 2
Duration:  60 minutes

JAZZ 2:  Ballet 3 – Ballet 4
Duration:  60 minutes

JAZZ 3:  Ballet 5 – Ballet 6 (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 – 11 years (A Beginner class)
Duration: 45 minutes
TAP 2/3:  Ages 12 years+
Duration: 45 minutes



DRESS CODE

Click here for the 2021-2022 Dress Code Guidelines