The School of Dance, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shall we DANCE!

The School of Dance Season 36

 

Dance promotes fitness, imparts poise and creates self-confidence. Join us on the dance floor and discover the magic of dance! We have fantastic teachers, amazing musicians and an atmosphere that inspires learning. See you in class!

 

 

Merrilee Hodgins A.R.A.D. Artistic Director.

 

Season 37 2015-16 Registration

Children's Fall Registration Form PDF

Adult Fall Registration Form PDF

Adult Dress Codes and Class Descriptions PDF

Piano Lessons Registration Form PDF

Homeschooling Classes Registration Form PDF

PD Dance Days Registration Form PDF

Connecting with Dance, new course designed for people with Parkinson's Disease PDF

 

Watch this space for upcoming announcements and information!

 

Special Announcement

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Connecting with Dance, a new course designed for people with Parkinson's Disease. This 10 week course beginning in October 2015 will explore Dance through Creative Movement with teacher Maria Shepertycki and musician Nenad Duplancic. PDF

 

Professional Ballet Studies

Auditions Age 15+ at The School of Dance

Photo credit: D. Brian Campbell

 

 

 

Programme 2015 - 2016 Learn more>

 

 

Auditions Learn more>

 

Contemporary Dance Diploma

Traces

Photo credit: Sarah Schorlemer and Gilles Vézina

 

 

 

Programme 2015 - 2016 Learn more>

 

Auditions Learn more>

 

Prospectus <English> <Français>

 
The School of Dance on Facebook
The School of Dance on Twitter

Our Twitter and Facebook pages are frequently updated with new information about classes, performances, people and projects.

 

Arts Education and Outreach

Arts Education and Outreach

Photo credit: Gilles Vézina

 

 

DanceONTour

 

Gallery 200 Public art space

 

Did you know? Your child's Tuition for Dance Education is TAX Deductible.

P.S. Save your receipts.

 

txt the word DANCE to 20222 to donate $10.

 

What's Happening

Where in the World are the Grads? visit our facebook page and add your name to the map

 

Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign and The School of Dance Learn more>

 

Artist in Residence Programme

Audrey Greyeyes Learn more>

 

Neera Huckvale Learn more>

 

Maryse Maynard Learn more>

 

Beth Ross Learn more>

 

DragonFly Programmes for Learners with Down Syndrome

DF

Photo credit Barbara Legowski

 

 

About the DragonFly Programme Learn more>

 

Ottawa Citizen Article Link to the Article

 

I Feel Fire

Photo credit Barbara Legowski

I Feel Fire, a book of photographs by Ottawa photographer Barbara Legowski, is now on sale at The School of Dance.

These images capture the enthusiasm, grace and love of dance and learning portrayed by DragonFly students.

The gift that gives twice; a unique book of photography for a friend or family member that also supports innovative programmes that expand learning for young people with Down Syndrome.

 

The School of Dance thanks the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support of our magical programme.

Ontario Trillium Foundation

 

For more information contact The School of Dance.

 

Stuart Conger Learning Centre

Stuart Conger Centre for Learning

 

 

 

In 2007, The School announced the opening of the Stuart Conger Learning Centre.

 

The Centre, named for Stuart Conger to acknowledge his years of dedicated support of The School, is located on the second floor of The School.

 

Learn more>

 

Scholarships and Awards

Gabrielle Lachance 2014 winner Celia Franca Award!

 

Rich Little Endowment Fund PDF

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2015 Rich Little Endowment Fund for the Performing Arts, provided by the City of Ottawa to The School of Dance for administration: Robin Treleaven and A.J. Ayson.

 

The School of Dance is proud to collaborate with the City of Ottawa in the important role of supporting young dance artists.

 

Congrats Robin and A.J!

 

The School gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa.

 

Community

The School of Dance Helps the Community Learn more>

 

The SODA Network. Calling all graduates! Learn more>

 

Studio Rental Learn more>

 

Performances

Fall into Winter

Saturday November 14, 2015

Canadian Museum of History

Tickets on sale at The School of Dance

 

Dance of Life Health!

Physiotherapy for Dancers Learn more>

 

Mental Performance in Dance Learn more>

 

About The School

History Learn more>

Staff Learn more>

General Information Learn more>

Accessibility, Privacy, Policies and Procedures Learn more>

Donate to The School of Dance Learn more>

TEXT the word DANCE to 20222 to donate $10 to The School of Dance

Wikipedia article Learn more>

 

We would like to thank

Ministry of Culture for Ontario, Canada Council for the Arts, Cultural Human Resources Council, Ministry of Culture for Ontario, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion, Ontario Trillium Foundation, The Ontario Arts Foundation, City of Ottawa, The Celia Franca Foundation, The Chawkers Foundation, Cold Nose Productions, The Harold Crabtree Foundation, The George Lunan Foundation, The Community Foundation of Ottawa, Acacia Fund, Gunther & Inge Abrahamson Fund, Betty Davison Fund, The Ottawa Citizen, Shirley and Stuart Conger, Joyce Conger Fund for the Arts, MDS Nordion, Canada Post Corporation, J.P. Bickell Foundation, TD Canada Trust, Cross Border Management, TELUS, CIBC, mbna, Victoria and Walter Prystawski, Michael Potter, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, Bridgewater Systems, Spiteri & Ursulak LLP, Kathleen Grimes, Iain Trevena, anonymous, Anonymous

 

txt the word DANCE to 20222 to donate $10.

 

Ottawa Seniors, Dance is BEST

We are excited to announce the launch of our unique new Dance Programme for Ottawa Seniors, Dance is BEST, in collaboration with Bruyère Continuing Care and funded by the Government of Ontario as part of the Seniors Community Grant Program! PDF

 

I Love The School of Dance Campaign

I love The School of Dance

 

 

A button for you

(and a second one two)

We hope that you pass it along

On backpacks and shoes

(we’re spreading the news)

The School is where dancers belong

Pick up your free button in the office.

 
The School of Dance is a registered, non-profit charitable, educational organization currently celebrating its 37th anniversary season.