Professional & Post-Grad Program

OUR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO PURSUING A CAREER IN CLASSICAL BALLET OR CONTEMPORARY DANCE. THE FOCUS OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP EACH STUDENT INTO A COMPLETE DANCER, AND MULTI-FACETED ARTIST, WHILE PREPARING THEM FOR THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL DANCE.

ENTRANCE TO THE PD PROGRAMS ARE BY ACCEPTANCE ONLY. INTERESTED PARTIES NEED TO SUBMIT A REGISTRATION FORM AND CONTACT GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM TO SET UP A DROP IN CLASS TO AUDITION. IF THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE, THE STUDENT MUST SUBMIT PHOTOS IN THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: TENDU A LA SECOND, FIRST ARABESQUE, AND IF ON POINTE THEN FIFTH EN POINTE WITH ARMS IN FIFTH EN HAUT. THESE CAN BE SUBMITTED TO GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM AS WELL.

OUR POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM IS FOR STUDENTS THAT HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND ARE LOOKING FOR EXTRA TRAINING TO IMPROVE THEIR SKILLS AND TO PREPARE THEM FOR AUDITIONS. ENTRANCE TO THE POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM IS BY ACCEPTANCE ONLY. INTERESTED PARTIES MUST SUBMIT A REGISTRATION FORM AND CONTACT GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM TO SET UP A DROP IN CLASS TO AUDITION. IF THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE, THE STUDENT MUST SUBMIT PHOTOS IN THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: TENDU A LA SECOND, FIRST ARABESQUE, AND FIFTH EN POINTE WITH ARMS IN FIFTH EN HAUT. THESE CAN BE SUBMITTED TO GALIEN@HWBALLET.COM AS WELL.

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PD one

$7305.00 + gst

This combined grade includes students who are enrolled in grades 5 and 6 in school. This grade will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Pre-pointe
  • Contemporary

Training days for the 2018/2019 school year will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday

PD two

$7694.00 + gst

This combined grade includes students who are enrolled in grades 7, 8, and 9 in school. This grade will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe

Training days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

PD three

$7999.00 + gst

This combined grade includes students who are enrolled in grades 10, 11, and 12 in school. These students will train daily from 1pm to 4pm, as part of a high school partnership program. Students will attend high school in the mornings and attend the Hattori/Williamson School of Ballet to train in the afternoon. Students in this program also have the option to take high school classes through correspondence, utilizing our flex room for academic schooling in the mornings. This grade will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe/Variations
  • Dance History/Repertoire

POST GRADUATE PROGRAM

8997.00 Full Year + gst

This program runs on a session by session basis. Because of the nature of post graduate training, this format allows young dancers time away from school to audition for companies without being locked in to a full year training program. If a student wishes they can sign up for the full year program. This program will involve up to 5 hours of intense training per day. These students will receive the following classes (per week):

  • Ballet
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe/Variations
  • Choreography
  • Dance History/Repertoire
  • Body Conditioning
  • Philosophy of Dance

 

Fall Session: September to December

Winter Session: January to March

Spring Session: April to June

Cost per individual session is $2999.00 + GST 

SHORT TERM STUDIES

2999.00 + gst

Students looking for an intensive training opportunity that will expand their technical, artistic, and performance abilities while working with our esteemed staff will find great benefit in joining one of our short term study programs. These studies run three times per year.

Fall: September 10-December 21

Winter: January 7-March 30

Spring: April 1-June 22

Students who are accepted into one of these study groups will train daily with our Post Graduate and PD3 students in a variety of classes like Ballet, Pointe and Variations, Contemporary, Choreography, Dance History and Philosophy, Body Conditioning, and Pas de Deux. They may also have the opportunity to join our full year students in some of our school performances.

Students must be between the ages of 16 and 21 to be considered. 

To apply, please send your request to galien@hwballet.com