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Registration for the 2016/17 recital season is open!

For a look at our updated registration booklet please click here: 2015 class web order updated april 10(1)

Look below for our 2016/2017 classes and to register now.

Registration is online by searching classes below

Pantuso Dance Levels

We have streamlined our levels for all of our programs with a number system. The level is listed beside each course, before the time/date information. If you are unclear as to your level, please speak to Lindsay or your instructor. Preschool programs are open to all levels. Also note levels do NOT correspond to the number of years taken, but is representative of the optimum learning environment for the individual student.

1= Beginner 2= Advanced Beginner 3A= Intermediate Junior 3B= Intermediate Senior 4=Advanced Intermediate 5= Advanced

 


Summer Intensives 2016

 

Aerials and Ballet August 15-19

Victoria Culver and Guest Instructor Kelsey Moss

Join us for a week of fun and intensive Ballet and Aerial training. Students will be given the opportunity to re-fresh and advance their ballet skills before the start of the 2016/2017 season, as well as getting to learn all about aerials, including silks and hoops. For more information on Aerials, please see below in the Aerials section of this page. Please select level according to your current Ballet level (those with no Ballet experience can register in Level 1).

Ballet, Modern and Aerials 4-5 13yrs and up August 8-12

Victoria Culver and Guest Instructor Kelsey Moss

A week of intensive training in Ballet, Modern and Aerials for our senior dancers. For more information on Aerials, please see below. Please select level according to your current Ballet level.

 


Please note GST will also be added to all fees. Monthly Payments and discounts are not applicable to preschool programs.

Preschool Programs

 

No classes on Oct 10, Nov 11 or Feb 6 (stat holiday and stat holiday week-ends). Please note that discounts do not apply to these classes.

 

Preschool Programs do not perform in the year end recital “Groove”.

 

Bumble Bees Ballet (2yrs with a parent)

Creative fun for tots while learning the basics of dance with parent participation.

Leaping Lambs Ballet (3-4yrs independent learning)

Join us for this fun and interactive introduction to ballet. Students in this class should be comfortable participating in the lesson with minimal parental support.

Twirling Tigers Ballet (4-5yrs independent learning)

Ballet basics in a supportive and fun atmosphere. Students in this class should be comfortable participating in the lesson without parental support.

 


Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).

Tap

The mainstay and inspiration for Pantuso Dance, these fun high-energy classes explore the world of rhythm, time steps, technique, and fun. Experience the joy and rewards of making music with your own feet, explore all styles of tap, and work on challenging and fun choreography for the year end performance. Be prepared for all types of music since tap dance is all about expression and feeling the rhythm. Classes are structured for the students’ own specific level so that progress can be made as a group and new levels of expertise can be achieved. Please note if class is full you can register to be placed on a waitlist.

Tap Youth Boys (By Invitation)

A program just for male dancers. Develop a sense of self in a non- competitive, inclusive environment.

Tap Tech

Expand technique and foot work in this intensive class. (Students must be enrolled in a regular Pantuso tap program in addition to this class.) Co-requisite: Tap Tech 2-3 must be enrolled in Tap Level 2, 3A or B Co-requisite: Tap Tech Level 4-5 must be enrolled in Tap Level 4-5


Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre classes explore the wonderful world of song and dance. Classes will equally emphasize dance, acting and vocal techniques giving students the skills necessary to become a true “Triple Threat” performer. Please note if class is full you can register to be placed on a waitlist.

Broadway Jazz Tech

Expand your repertoire of dance technique while working on music and choreography from the Broadway musical canon. Minimum ballet 3 required. This class runs every other week in coordination with Pas De Deux.

New! Musical Theatre Boys Tech

Work on male focused vocal and movement technique specifically for boys. Co-Requisite Musical Theatre Levels 2&up


Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).

Ballet

A good foundation in dance begins with ballet, which enables the proper placement and alignment needed to build strong versatile dancers. This program will help students gain the fundamentals required for all other forms of dance. Students are encouraged to study ballet in conjunction with their tap, jazz and musical theatre.

Ballet Contemporary

Contemporary Ballet fuses the technical elements of classical ballet with modern dance. Challenge yourself both physically and emotionally with focus on strength, technique, improvisation, and story.

Co-requisites: Ballet contemp 2: Students must be enrolled in minimum Ballet Level 3A 

Ballet contemp 3: Students must be enrolled in minimum Ballet Level 3B                    

Ballet contemp 4-5: Students must be enrolled in minimum Ballet Level 4-5

New! RAD Ballet Tech

The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance education organisations. It offers a wide range of exams and assessments to motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities. Each Grade from Primary right up to Advanced 2 develops technique, musicality and the performance skills of the student. Students must register and attend an assessment session (no charge) as listed below. RAD Classes will run on Fridays and Saturdays and times will be given after assessments. Please note Co-requisite of being enrolled in a Pantuso recital Ballet class.  Fees will range from $443-$473 (depending on day/time slot). There are also exam fees of approximately &75-$100. Please register according to current ballet level at Pantuso Dance.

Pas de Deux (by invitation)

A challenge in strength, technique and trust as dancers work to create beautiful partnerships. Runs once every other week.

Pointe (by invitation)

A comprehensive series that prepares students for pointe by beginning with a pre-pointe strength program (Level 3) and carries them through to full pointe (Levels 4 & 5). Attention is paid to strengthening of the core and feet.

New! Ballet Boys Tech

A strengthening and technique program designed specifically for the male dancer.

 


 

Pantuso Studio Ensemble

A supplementary training program designed to push the technical and artistic abilities of our higher level dancers. Each session consists of an hour of technique drawing from all of the dance forms offered at Pantuso Dance, followed by an hour of creating choreographic repertoire. Once the group attains a consistent level of excellence it will also include additional performance opportunities. Minimum Ballet 3B (or by invitation) and all students must be enrolled in at least three classes in addition to this class with Ballet being a fundamental requirement. Admission by audition only: Friday, May 13, 5:30pm. Contact Lindsay to audition. Registration for this will be done by Lindsay once auditions are complete. $350


Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).

Jazz

This class will offer jazz dance emphasizing strong technique and performance. Students will explore isolation, contraction, turns, across the floor and jumps. Each class will end with choreography exploring different styles of jazz dance. Co-requisite for Jazz 4 and 5: must be taking a ballet class. Please note if class is full you can register to be placed on a waitlist.

Lyrical

A combination of ballet, jazz and modern. Emphasis on soft flowing movements, emotional connection to music and expressive, fluid and gracious choreography. Co-requisite: must be enrolled in minimum Ballet Level 4 and Jazz 4 (or with permission).


Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).

Hip Hop

A high-energy, mixed level class that uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with movements influenced by some of today's hottest video choreographers. Hip hop encompasses movement that has elements of poppin', locking, and breaking as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. No street shoes please. Please note if class is full you can register to be placed on a waitlist.


Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).

Modern Contemporary

A continually evolving style of movement that is initiated from an emotional standpoint combining elements of ballet, jazz and other forms of movement. Ages 10-adult. Please note all Modern Contemporary Level 2&up have a Co-requisite of being enrolled in a ballet class.


 

New! Aerial Adventures

Learn to navigate the hoops and silks in this invigorating new class. Please register by current Ballet level. Aerials do not participate in the year end recital. No classes Oct 8, Nov 12 or Feb 11 (stat holiday and stat holiday weekends).

 

What are Aerials?

Aerial Silks is a length of material rigged from the ceiling, giving you a tool to climb, createfigures, perform tricks and stunts and generally have a play! The variety of moves, drops, wraps, twists and turns are practically endless and create an ever intriguing challenge. It is wonderful for flexibility and building core strength as well as having fun! The aerial hoop (also known as the lyra, aerial ring or cerceau) is a circular steel apparatus rigged from the ceiling, giving you the opportunity to execute dynamic tricks, spins and swings! The hoop provides the perfect frame for an endless variety of balances, transitions and routines. Aerial Hoop classes are great for building strength, stamina and increasing flexibility.

Please note GST and discounts will be applied to all tuition fees at time of billing (summer 2016).