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Dance Events
and Workshops


Joy of Dance studio presents special dance workshops and dance performances throughout the year.

Regular Events

Thursday $12 Workshops and Ballroom Dance Parties

Join us every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. for the Joy of Dance $12.00 Ballroom dance workshops and practice parties. Have a great time socializing while practicing your Ballroom moves.



12:  Hustle w/Annie | Hustle Rueda w/Mark
19:  Ballroom Dance Party
26:  American Rumba – Beginner w/Ian | American Rumba – Advanced w/Annie


3:    Ballroom Dance Party
10:  American Waltz w/Arpad | American Waltz – Advanced w/Annie
17:   Ballroom Dance Party
24:  Viennese Waltz w/Ian | Viennese Waltz – Advanced w/Steve
31:  Halloween Dance Party


7:   American Bolero – Beginner w/Mark | American Bolero – Advanced w/Steve
9:   Black Tie Decadance
14:  Ballroom Dance Party
21: International Samba – Advanced w/Annie
28: Ballroom Dance Party


5:   Night Club 2-Step w/Mark | Night Club 2-Step – Advanced w/Steve
12: Holiday Dance Party
19: American Cha Cha – Beginner w/Arpad | American Cha Cha – Advanced w/Mark


Sunday Workshops with Mark Read

Join Mark Read this winter for intensive workshops in your favourite ballroom and night club dances!

What: Intensive Workshops
When: Sundays  3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Joy of Dance Centre
Cost: $12

Students may register by online, by phone at 416-406-3262 or in person.



8:   Hustle/WCS Combo
22: Intermediate Hustle


20: Intermediate Hustle


17: Cha Cha Variations


15: Hustle Rueda

Hustle & West Coast Swing Monthly Dance Party

SATURDAY, December 14

7-8pm: Intermediate HUSTLE Workshop w/Annie Lebedeva
8-9pm: Intermediate HUSTLE patterns w/Annie Lebedeva and Steven James
9-midnight: Social Dance (Hustle & WCS tunes)

Both workshop & social – $20
One workshop & social – $15
Social only – $5

Visit our Facebook event here and invite your friends.

Special Events

International Silver/Gold Ballroom Dance Camp with Ole Burley

November 29  8-10 p.m. | November 30  3-5 p.m.  | December 6  8-10 p.m. | December 7  3-5 p.m.

Get your dancing re-charged and challenged with 2 hour Silver/Gold Intensives with Ole Burlay – Technique, Style, Character, Choreography and Steps.

Fee – $40/one day, $75/two days, $140/all four

Pointe/Ballroom/Tap Shoe Fitting with danceshoppe Canada Experts

Sunday | December 1  | 11:00 – 3:30 p.m.

You can visit or call front desk to sign up, spots are limited!

Ballet Workshops: Fall 2019

Sugar Plum Fairy Variation

Saturday, November 16

Saturday, December 14

2-4:00 p.m. with Emily

Pre-requisite: 3+ years of ballet experience
Nutcracker Season is almost upon us! This Fall join Joy of Dance Centre for 2 special holiday variation workshops introducing dancers to the classic Nutcracker Ballet variation, The Sugar Plum Fairy.
Dancers at an Elementary-Intermediate level ballet are welcome to come take this open workshop in soft shoes. Dancers working at an Advanced 1 or 2 level are encouraged to take the workshop on pointe. Male dancers are welcome! Slight amendments to this traditionally female choreography will be made to provide a male version.
Level 3 and 4 Teens from Joy of Dance students are also able to attend.

Workshops are based off the RAD’s new Discovering Repertoire syllabus, Level 4.

Note: Bring your tutus! Tiaras will be provided.

Fee: $28 for one or $50 for both

*Joy’s registered Adult RAD students may use any unused make-up classes for these workshops. They can also use their RAD Jump-in passes to pay for them.

Pas de Deux Workshop

Friday, January 3   5-7:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 4   2-4:00 p.m.

with Marq Frerichs

Pre-requisite: 3+ years of ballet experience

Pas de deux is a classical ballet term meaning “a step for two.” It is a duet that is usually performed by a female and male dancer. The work includes assisted turns and jumps, and lifts.

Note: Intermediate-Advanced level adults welcome and Level 2-4 teens welcome.

Fee: $28 for one or $50 for both

*Joy’s registered Adult RAD students may use any unused make-up classes for these workshops. They can also use their RAD Jump-in passes to pay for them.

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