Competitive NDFS Dance  Team Division

The below is a guideline of expectations for entrance of our Dance Team. Audition is necessary into the Team. All dancers are taught the Cecchetti Method of Ballet and Ballet exams are through the CDTA. We always have 100% success rate with our dancers in exams.

Tiny Novice Ballet Team for 5-6 year olds

3 hour minimum.- 1.5 hour ballet class  1.5 hour jazz class

any additional class is optional- acceptance into this Tiny Novice Team is with a personal invitation, or audition. Previous dance experience required.

Novice Team: 7-9 year olds

3 hour minimum- 1.5 hour ballet class and 1.5 hour jazz class

any additional class is optional- acceptance into this Novice Team is with a personal invitation, or audition. Previous dance experience required.

Junior Team 10-13 yrs – minimum of 6.5 hrs 

  • 1.5 hr Ballet Exam Work
  • 1.5 hr Free Ballet Class with Choreography
  • 1.5 hr Jazz Technique with Choreography
  • 1 hr lyrical
  • 1 hr acro/stretch

any additional class is optional.

Intermediate-Senior Team 13 yrs plus

  • 1.5 hr Ballet Exam Work
  • 1.5 hr Free Ballet Class with Pointe
  • 1.5 hr Jazz Technique with Choreography
  • 1hr Lyrical
  • 1hr Contemporary
  • 1hr  acro/stretch

any additional class is optional

We attend  4 competitions throughout the year. One is away, and the rest are local around Niagara Falls, and Hamilton

NDFS Dance Team Dancers are required to attend a minimum of 2 weeks of summer intensive training.

All of our dances are taught by our own Professional Dance Instructors who have years of Competitive Choreography experience.

Throughout the year- we offer a variety of dance workshops which each of these members are highly encouraged to participate it.

We strive to have a family atmosphere in this program- do a lot of team building exercises with the focus on positive- not negative.

We also strive make sure that each member works to their full potential. We are a team!!

Each member will take home a Competitive Program Package contract for each the child and the parents to sign.

PRIVATE CLASSES:

Private lessons are available for those dancers who are wanting or needing a little bit extra attention.

contact to the office for more information.