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Programs

 Choose from three exciting programs offering classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern dance, acting and vocal.

Dance Performance Preparation

Program Code: P101
Starting:  September
Certification: Ontario College Certificate
Application Deadline: Spring
Auditions Begin: Winter
Classes Begin: September
This one year certificate program is a stepping stone to further training in dance. Dance Performance Preparation is a broad based dance program that can help students determine their aptitude for a career in dance. The program offers classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern dance, acting and vocal to help students realize their strengths and guide them to further study as well as broad range employability.

Dance Performance 

Program Code: P105 (formerly P102)
Starting: September
Certification: Ontario College Diploma
Application Deadline: Spring
Auditions Begin: Winter
Classes Begin: September
This two-year Ontario College Diploma Program develops your technical training from fundamental to professional. Using primarily classical ballet, as well as modern and jazz technical training, you learn the technique required for professional dance work.  Unique courses in Pas de Deux, Composition, as well as Ballet Jörgen Canada Repertoire make this a program for any aspiring dancer.

Commercial Dance 

Program Code: P106 (formerly P103)
Starting:  September
Certification: Ontario College Certificate
Application Deadline: Spring
Auditions Begin: Winter
Classes Begin: September
An intensive three-semester structure allows for a high level of specialized jazz dance training alongside a diversity of hip hop styles and complementary dance techniques. The Commercial Dance Studies Program (P106) prepares you for a dance career in the commercial industry – music videos, touring with recording artists, musical theatre, cruise ship and resort entertainment and industrial productions.  Taught by a core faculty comprised of working dance professionals, students are exposed to current practices and expectations within an evolving industry.

Mentorship Opportunities

By invitation only. Diploma graduates are eligible for selection in Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s post graduate mentorship program. Be immersed in a dance company environment – dance, perform and travel with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen.

The mentors and teachers of George Brown College have guided me to dance to my fullest potential and have brought my movement to heights that I never thought possible.

Joseph Di CiccoGraduate, 2012

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