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Why Collingwood School of Dance is Collingwood’s #1 choice for dance lessons

Collingwood School of Dance is Collingwood’s largest dance school, teaching over 300 students a week from ages 18 months to adult. Whatever dance style you or your child wish to discover, odds are we teach it: Prima Star Tots, Creative Kids Club, Prima Star Dance, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, AcroDance, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Cecchetti Ballet Exams and Musical Theatre all taught under one roof.

Are you looking for a place where your child will have a blast while learning something new and exciting? Look no further than Collingwood School of Dance!

Imagine your child grinning from ear to ear, showing off their fancy footwork and twirls, and having the time of their life with their new dance buddies. It’s a heartwarming sight that’ll make any parent proud.

At our Collingwood dance studio, we’re passionate about helping kids develop their skills, grow their confidence, and achieve their full potential. We offer one-of-a-kind specialty dance programs that you won’t find at any other studio, and tailor your child’s experience to their unique interests and abilities.

Whether your child is a complete beginner or a competitive Dancer, our friendly and knowledgeable dance educators will provide the guidance and support they need to succeed. We create a positive and nurturing environment where everyone can feel comfortable, inspired, and challenged.

So why not give your child the gift of dance classes, community, and life-long confidence? At Collingwood School of Dance, they’ll not only have a blast, but they’ll also gain valuable skills, friendships, and memories that will last a lifetime. Come join us and let’s make some magic happen on the dance floor!

14 Benefits of becoming a Collingwood School of Dance Student:

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1. We Put Dancer Wellness and Safety First

We are the only studio in Collingwood with a comprehensive Dancer Wellness and Safety Plan that includes:

  • Accident & Incident Procedures and Reporting System to ensure that injuries and emergencies are handled quickly and effectively.
  • Allergy Protocols, so your child can avoid severe allergic reactions while at the studio.
  • Security Cameras in every studio and the waiting room to keep your child safe and give you peace of mind.
  • HEPA Filter Air Purifiers in every studio to create a healthier and more pleasant environment for your child, and decrease the spread of illness.
  • “Floating Floors” in every studio, which are superior to “sprung floors” because floating floors absorb the shock of landing jumps and acrobatic skills to help reduce the risk of injury to your child.
  • Daily cleaning of our facility so that our school sparkles and your child learns in a clean and healthy environment.
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2. The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in Collingwood

We have 9 dance educators, all with either college and/or university dance training, certification with Cecchetti Canada, Acrobatic Arts, ADAPT, professional performance experience, and teacher training certification. Our teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal dance goals and helping you to achieve them. In addition to their teaching credentials, our dance educators have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to connecting with you, and teaching you the styles of dance that you want to learn.

3. The widest range of dance classes and convenient times to fit your schedule

We are the only dance school in Collingwood with two dance studios in one facility, which means that we can offer your child a variety of dance styles, class times, and teachers to help them progress and feel confident faster, while conveniently keeping your child’s schedule to just one or two nights a week.

4. A proven track record of excellence since 2007

Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. Collingwood School of Dance has a proven track record of offering high quality one-of-a-kind programs and dance classes in Collingwood. Our mission is to help kids discover their passion for dance, increase their confidence and self esteem, and achieve success in dance and in life.

5. A convenient on-site dance store with everything you’ll need

No need to drive 45 minutes to the nearest dance shop or order the wrong size online. Our dance store is your one-stop-shop for all your dance class uniform and dress code requirements from tutu dresses, bodysuits and tights to shoes, warm ups and hair bun kits. We have everything you’ll need to be prepared and ready for class.

6. We offer monthly payment plans and everything’s included

We’ve got you covered with convenient monthly payment plans that cover everything. Unlike other studios, we won’t be hitting you up for more fees or extras throughout the season. Your tuition includes everything you need for your dance journey – dance classes, costumes, photoshoots, digital images, and shareable video links. The only thing not included is your class uniform, because we understand that not everyone needs a new uniform every season. Also, we know that every family has unique seating needs, so tickets to performances are not included in the package. We strive to keep things transparent and straightforward, so you can focus on what’s really important – your passion for dance!

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7. Professional office staff to serve you before and during classes

We are the only dance school that offers professional customer service for their students and dance families before and during classes. Many dance studio desks are staffed by a teacher or more commonly an answering machine. Our friendly office team members are available at the front desk to assist our students and dance families quickly and professionally.

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8. Medals and certificates to celebrate achievement

We are the only dance school in Collingwood that gives their students the opportunity to earn special “Dancer Progression Awards” medals and certificates for passing each year of dance. The Dancer Progression Awards is our unique method for tracking and celebrating our Dancers achievement that you can only get here.

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9. Picture Day

Every spring we host a photoshoot for our Dancers in their Recital costumes. It’s a super fun vibe and our Dancers and teachers look forward to it every year. Parents love receiving the quality photos of their children, sharing them with family members, and having special mementos to look back on their child’s dance journey and growth.

10. Performances held in a large professional theatre

We want your child to gain a professional performance experience complete with a real stage, curtains, lighting, raked seating, and of course, all the fun, bonding and memories they’ll experience backstage!

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11. Beautiful Recital Costumes

We select the most beautiful recital costumes for our dancers, complete with hair accessories, and we take special care to ensure they’re age appropriate and family friendly, because children don’t need to be dancing on stage in bikinis!

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12. Studio Spirit and Dress Up Weeks

Each month your child gets to express themselves in a different studio spirit/dress up week, from Halloween and neon dress up to holiday pjs and wacky hair, and then there’s our absolute favourite – parent participation week!

13. Leadership Programs

We don’t just stop at dance classes, we also have a comprehensive Class Assistant Training program where Foundation Dancers 11+ learn to assist in our Prima Star Dance classes and gain volunteer hours and experience. The next step, for those wishing to become a dance educator, is our Apprentice Teacher Training program. Many of our dancers continue to use their dance education after high school by getting into a college/university dance program, joining their college/university dance team, and/or becoming certified dance educators.

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14. “You’re so organized and already your communication is better than our last studio.”

The most common first compliment we get from parents when their child switches to our school is how well organized we are, and how amazing our communication is. We know how busy you are as a parent, and do everything we can to communicate with you effectively and efficiently.

Happy Parents and Dancers

My daughter Emma has asked to wear her most beautiful dance uniform everyday since we had our trial class last week and then registered immediately afterwards! Even during their most busy time, the first week of classes for the year, all of the incredible teachers made her feel so cared for, special and truly saw her and she felt this fully! She has gained so much confidence from the classes that we took together at the Collingwood School of Dance as a toddler and she was fully prepared to go into a class on her own as a result of the incredible teachers and wonderful programs! We are looking forward to many more years of continuing to watch Emma grow strong and even more confident and we are beyond thankful to be a part of such a beautiful community here!

Amanda C.

“When we moved back to Collingwood I was looking for programs for our daughter. We signed up for parent and tot class and have never left. Brooklyn loves the program and Ms. Elise. When Brooklyn turned 3 she attended the dance camp and is now in prima one. We recommend the program to all our friends with young children. Thank you for providing such a wonderful experience for our daughter.”

Nicole C.

“Our daughter Isabelle started in the mom and tot class and quickly got into prima 1! She absolutely loves dancing and loves everyone at CSD! It is a great dance school and their end of the year dance recital is amazing and so cute! Izzy will be in prima 1 in the fall, and she can’t wait to continue her dance! Thanks CSD!!!”

Ashley M.

“Collingwood School of Dance is amazing. The staff are so helpful and go out of their way to make this experience positive for both child and parents. We drive all the way from Wasaga Beach to bring our daughter to this dance studio!”

Krista C.

“My little dancer is living her passion. If I look at the evolution of my little dancer, it’s unbelievable the growth she has seen in only 3 seasons. Working through her fears, while supported by her family and the teachers of Collingwood School of Dance, is an important life tool that will serve her well throughout her life. I am so thankful that I made the decision to encourage my little dancer to return for season 2 and 3. I am also so thankful for the teachers of Collingwood School of Dance, how they inspire and support these little dancers.”

Laura B.

“My daughter joined the Collingwood School of Dance (CSD) family 2 years ago. She came from a school that had brought her as far as it could in a recreational stage. She was ready to get serious about her dance, so we joined CSD. Since the change, my daughter has become the most beautiful dancer!!! Under the instructions of very talented and educated teachers, my daughter has fallen in love with dance again. The faculty team at CSD is professional, very organized and there is never any doubt of how devoted they are to the art of dance. A passion they instil in all their students.”

Virginia R.

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