OAKVILLE SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL BALLET

For over 50 years Oakville School of Classical Ballet has provided a long tradition of excellence in classical and contemporary ballet training. The School’s unique training guides young dancers through the world of ballet, from pre-school to professional level in a positive, nurturing environment. The OSCB faculty seizes the opportunity to share the excitement, challenge and beauty of dance.

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SUMMER INTENSIVE 2020 

JULY 13 to AUGUST 28

JUNIOR SUMMER INTENSIVE

  • Session One: July 13 – 24  (Monday to Friday)
  • Session Two: August 17 – 28 (Monday to Friday)
  • Ages 9 +
  • The Junior Summer School is aimed at the young Pre-Professional dancer and is an intensive ballet training session.  Classes are offered in ballet, preparation for pointe, modern, body conditioning, character, choreography, and repertoire.  Designed to focus upon the needs of young dancers, the program instills confidence, encourages creativity, while building upon strong ballet technique.

SENIOR SUMMER INTENSIVE

  • Session One: July 13 – 24  (Monday to Friday)
  • Session Two: August 17 – 28 (Monday to Friday)
  • Ages 13 and up
  • The Senior Summer Program is for dancers 12 and up who have had an extensive previous training.  It is a challenging training program featuring a curriculum of ballet, pointe, variations, pas de deus, repertoire, body conditioning, contemporary dance, and choreographic workshops. This is a unique opportunity to study at an intensive level and build upon strong technical skills and stamina required in today’s dance world.

JUNIOR SUMMER DANCE CAMP

  • August 3 – 14 (Monday to Friday)
  • Ages 5 – 8
  • The Junior Dance Camp is a fun and challenging session geared towards the young dancer who wishes to explore creative movement and expressive dance.  The curriculum includes ballet, modern/jazz, choreography, dance appreciation, and general fitness.  The students will also participate in arts and crafts pertaining to their dance studies.
  • Theme for Week One: Little Mermaid/Cinderella
  • Theme for Week Two: Frozen
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BALLET AT ITS BEST

Oakville School of Classical Ballet is committed to the belief that ballet improves confidence, coordination, memorization and discipline – therefore enhancing any lifestyle. The creativity, grace and love of dance will enhance your child’s life forever.

School

Founded in 1960, the school provides aspiring young dancers with the highest quality ballet training.

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Training

Junior, pre-professional, and company training including exposure to full-length ballet productions.

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Faculty

Our faculty consists of a group of highly qualified resident and guest teachers from professional backgrounds.

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Open Houses

We run a number of open house weeks for prospective students and their parents. Contact us to attend a class. Call 905-302-Jeté (5383) or register your interest using the link below.

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OAKVILLE BALLET

Oakville Ballet is a regional youth ballet company, whose mission is to provide performance experience for aspiring young dancers throughout their classical ballet training, while helping the community at large to develop an appreciation for the performing arts. The ambition of Oakville Ballet is to provide much needed performance experience, giving aspiring young artists from the ages of 12 to 25 the chance to participate in full-scale productions.

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JOYOUS DETERMINATION

The training of dancers is the heart of Oakville Ballet. Our aim is to provide a clear career pathway through intensive training, and to produce young dancers whose talent and abilities are internationally sought. In addition to our ongoing training programs, we now have the exciting opportunity of empowering our students with the valuable performance experience they will need to embrace the rigours of life as a professional dancer.

Artistic Director

Under the guidance of Amanda Paterson, Oakville Ballet will present a diverse mix of ballets annually.

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Company

The company consists of aspiring young dancers from the Oakville School of Classical Ballet and guest dancers.

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Performance

Our inaugural ballet on 16 September at the Oakville Centre will feature acts from La Bayadère and Paquita.

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SUPPORT OAKVILLE BALLET – I’M ON POINTE

The Oakville Ballet youth company has captured the imagination of celebrities from a variety of disciplines who have chosen to proudly support our mission of giving aspiring young dancers the opportunity of professional-level performance experience. They understand the commitment, sacrifice and sheer hard work needed to reach the highest levels in their respective fields and their endorsement is a testament to the dedication and joyous determination found within each of the company members.

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Every gift, no matter the size, helps us make far-reaching impact on the lives of our young dancers. Whether you’re an individual, company or charitable trust or foundation, we’d like to hear from you.

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