Our Studio

As one of Toronto's top voted dance studios, we strive to offer the very best in adult, youth and teen dance class instruction in a friendly and welcoming environment. Dance is the fastest pathway to joy, so come here to leave your troubles on the dance floor.

Kids Dance Classes
for Ages 10-12

FALL/WINTER 2017/18

Saturday, September 9, 2017 –
Friday, January 26, 2018

WINTER/SPRING 2018

Saturday, February 3 –
Friday, June 15, 2018

About Our Dance Classes

Joy of Dance offers fun and energetic dance classes for kids in the GTA. Kids learn the FUNdamentals of dance, stress release and how to build self-esteem. Qualified dance instructors teach all our kids dance classes in an age-appropriate setting. From Hip Hop and Jazz to Lyrical, Ballroom and Ballet, we are sure to have the perfect class for your children to experience the joy of dance. Come visit us anytime to see how you will feel at home here.

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Scheduling Note:

The studio is CLOSED Sunday, October 8 and Monday, October 9 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Kids and Teen classes are cancelled for the Winter Break, Saturday, December 23, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018. Classes resume on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Fall/Winter Dance Showcase

Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre at Exhibition Place
Tickets: $20
Students may have to purchase a costume for the Showcase.
Cost is usually between $50 – $70.

Available Classes

Ballet 10-12

Ballet dance classes for kids 10-12 offer those students who like a more traditional movement the opportunity to establish technique, positions, turns and more.

Ballet Attire

Girls

Shoes (canvas or leather ballet slippers in ballet pink or skin tone) Tights: ballet pink or skin tone, Body Suit: any colour, Skirt: if desired. Hair: tidy, preferably in a bun

BOYS

Shoes: (canvas or leather ballet slippers black or white), Pants: Fitted or loose athletic shorts or black or navy fitted legging, Top: white fitted t-shirt, Hair: out of the face.

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Ballroom 10-12 (Scholarship Program)

Ballroom has a special magic that can’t be explained. Students gain confidence, posture and character all while having fun. Waltz, Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing…students will learn a wide variety of dances.

Students and parents interested in the program, please email Nicole at nicole@joyofdance.ca

Auditions will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 3 to 4 p.m.

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Competitive Lyrical 12-Teens

Our competitive program is for students who are reaching for a higher level of dance and are committed to performing routines at a competitive level at Provincial championships in the spring. For the past four years the Teams have won top awards at each competition.

Full year program September 2017-June 2018
Class Time: Wednesdays 4-6 p.m.
Choreographer: Lianne Tammi
Cost: $950 + HST per term

Program includes:

  • 2 hour Competetive class and Teen Lyrical 1.5 or Ballet
  • 4 compeitions
  • Costume
  • Teamwear
  • Access to duets, solos & trio entries

Preparation Class: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 4-6 p.m.
Cost: $20

Auditions: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 4-6 p.m.

 

Hip Hop 10-12

Hip Hop dance classes for kids 10-12 are the expression of Urban culture through dance. They are fun, funky and age appropriate.

*Students must be approved by the teacher to register for Level 2 classes.

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Hip Hop/Jazz 10-12

The Joy of Dance offers some of the most fun and energetic dance classes for kids in Toronto. Kids learn the FUNdamentals of dance, stress release and building self-esteem. Qualified dance instructors teach all of our kids dance classes in an age-appropriate setting.

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

Irish Dancing 10-Teens

The Broadway stage shows Riverdance and Lord of the Dance took the world by storm – making traditional reels and jigs mainstream. Now everyone can join the fun of the toe-tapping rhythms of Ireland.

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Lyrical 10-12

Contemporary Lyrical dance classes allow for fluid dance expression, ability, technique creativity, and discipline.

*Students must be approved by the teacher to register for Level 2 classes.

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Musical Theatre 10-12

Musical Theatre combines it all. Kids get to work on triple threat – dance, sing & act. Broadway is brought to Broadview. Students will learn to develop their performance skills as they learn choreography and lyrics to a popular musical production. It’s fun and entertaining. (Lip sync singing – all are welcome)

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Performance Team 10-Teens

This Team is available to dancer’s looking for a deeper commitment to dance. Don’t be shy, be bold and come audition for this imaginative and challenging new team. We promise it will be a year of great progress and development as a dancer and a person. Performance will be in 2008.

  • Class: Sundays from 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Ages: 10-Teen
  • Audition Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
  • Prerequisite: Hip Hop Level 2 or experience
  • Term: September 2017 – June 2018
  • Cost: $420 + HST per term
  • Choreographer: Shameka Blake

 

Instructors

Shameka Blake

Hip Hop, Reggae, Musical Theatre, Burlesque

Kimberly Pilc

Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap

Mark Read

Ballroom – American & International, Joy of Dance Academy Faculty Member

Irene Yacoub

Ballet

Kelly Gregan

Ballet

Irvin Washington

Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, heels

Arpad Raymon

Ballroom – American, Tap, Musical Theatre

Michael Farrell

Irish Dancing

Pricing Options

These are registered classes only. Register your child for more than one class and SAVE 10% on your second or more classes. Please register over the phone or in person to receive the discount. Only paid students are guaranteed a spot in class. (Sorry, no pro-rating for late registration and no refunds.)

Prices may vary. Please see individual class descriptions for details.

CLASS FEE

$342

plus HST
per term

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