The recreational dance program teaches the basic principles and terminology in a variety of dance styles. The academy offers recreational training for individuals ages 2 to adult. Classes are offered in acrobatics, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theatre, pointe and tap. Students are placed in classes based on their age and prior experience.
All programs are based on a set syllabus to ensure that a high standard of instruction is maintained.
Students are offered the opportunity to participate in a year end performance which takes place in June at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.
COMPETITIVE TRAINING PROGRAM
The competitive program is intensive training, designed to challenge dancers in an array of disciplines. The Academy has a reputation for its incredibly clean technique, and award winning choreography. Our positive team spirit is apparent on and off the stage. Our competitive team achieves the highest level of recognition at all dance competitions.
We compete in acrobatics, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theatre, pointe, and tap.
The Academy offers a full time and part time competitive program.
INTENSIVE BALLET TRAINING PROGRAM
Sean Boutilier Academy of Dance offers a highly respected Intensive Ballet Training program for gifted dancers. Selected dancers must accept and retain corrections, and have a keen desire to learn and improve. This program consists of 9 different levels of ballet.
Each year, students in the intensive program prepare for their Cecchetti examinations, held in the spring and fall.
Whether you are a beginner or a retired professional dancer, all levels and ages are welcome. Our highly accredited teachers bring an energy and enthusiasm to every class while still providing an encouraging environment. Our Adult Program focuses on strengthening muscles, improving posture, and increasing flexibility and circulation, all while learning different styles of dance.
Adult students are offered the option to perform in our year end performance at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga.
SUMMER DANCE PROGRAMS
Summer programs provide an opportunity for students to explore several dance styles in a fun and creative learning environment. SBAD offers programs for a range of experience levels, in a variety of different styles.
SUMMER DANCE CAMP, FULL-DAY
The SBAD Summer Dance Camp provides an opportunity for students to explore several dance styles in a fun and engaging learning environment. Our summer program focuses on acro, ballet, hip hop, jazz, and tap, and the week concludes with a performance. Classes are provided for the beginner to advanced recreational dancer, aged 7 to 16 years old.
CREATIVE DANCE CAMP, HALF-DAY
The SBAD half-day Creative Dance Camp is all about having fun in a creative learning environment. Students aged 4 to 6 will learn through creative movement and theme-related crafts. The week concludes with an in-studio performance.
PARENT AND TOT CLASS
This 30 minute class is a combination of ballet, jazz and creative movement. Each student must be accompanied by a guardian. These classes are offered for children aged 2 and 3.
Barre classes are a fusion of dance, pilates, and yoga. This unique workout provides the perfect balance of cardio, strength and flexibility training. Classes are offered for individuals 18 and older.
EXPANDING THE DANCE FLOOR INTENSIVE
The SBAD Expanding the Dance Floor Intensive is geared towards the more experienced dancer looking for an advanced training program in a variety of different styles.
RAISING THE BARRE BALLET INTENSIVE
The Raising the Barre Ballet Intensive is designed for experienced dancers, looking to refine their ballet technique and skill set. This four-day intensive is taught by some of the industry’s top instructors and performers.