At Freestyle Dance Centre our competitive program is designed for students who wish to take their training to the next level. Joining our competitive program allows dancers to build their confidence and performance qualities as well as develop a strong technical ability and excel in a variety of dance genres.This program allows dancers to compete throughout the lower mainland as well as participate in community performances. Placement for competitive classes will be at the discretion of the director and a placement audition will be required.
Dancers are required to take a ballet class,jazz technique class and choreography class. Other optional competitive classes are available in lyrical,stage,acro,ballet,modern, and contemporary.
Junior and senior company program
Our Junior and senior company program is designed for our senior dancers who wish to train at an elite level.This program is open to dancers with a strong work ethic and a desire to train at an elite level.Company dancers will be exposed to guest instructors and workshops regularly to continue their development and provide an on going source of inspiration and development.We are proud of our diverse staff that provide the most innovative,award winning and creative choreography for all of our dancers.*** Audition and director’s approval are required.
Included in our company program is our assistant TEACHER TRAINING program. Students will have the opportunity to work one on one with the director and be taught the importance of proper training,choreography techniques and child development. Each student will be assigned a class to assist with and a mentor teacher to shadow and learn from.
We do offer opportunties for dancers to travel and be exposed to the best training in the world. Past trips have included Disneyland,Los Angeles (The edge performing arts) and New York City. These trips are OPTIONAL for our competitive program and allows dancers to be exposed to the best of the best and have opportunties of a lifetime.
Past graduates of Freestyle have gone on to professional training programs and careers in both the commercial and classical industry and have trained around the world including Alvin Ailey,The Edge(LA),Steps on Broadway (NYC), as well as persued succesful acting careers and have appeared on show’s such as “The Vikings” and Disney’s The Descendants”.