Overview

Private lessons and group classes, master classes, a year-end dance recital and, for competition classes, dance festivals provide our dancers with exceptional training and performance opportunities.

Place des Arts’ caring and highly skilled teachers make dance fun and challenging and take pride in making sure all students receive personalized attention.

Classes take place at Place des Arts and off-site in satellite studios at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam.

Registration for all Place des Arts dance and movement classes, including those that take place in our off-site satellite studios at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, must be done at Place des Arts.

Registration for fall session classes may be done online, by phone at 604.664.1636 or in person at Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam.

Registration for all September – June classes and private lessons must be done by phone at 604.664.1636 or in person at Place des Arts, 1120 Brunette Avenue.

September – June dance classes

These dance classes begin in September and run until June. Late registration is accepted at the discretion of the teacher and where space is available. As there are many technical elements to learn, a student will usually spend more than one year in each level. Placement is based on teacher recommendation.

Fall, winter, spring session dance classes

Dance classes that run during the fall, winter and spring sessions introduce beginners to dance while preparing them for entry into the September – June program.

Summer dance classes

Place des Arts hosts exciting summer dance programs for youth and adults. Summer dance is a great way to spend some time in the summer dancing, learning, making new friends and having a great time!

Register:

  • Online here 
  • By phone at 604.664.1636
  • In-person at Place des Arts

Fees for Sep-Jun Dance & Movement Classes

Class Fees for Sep-Jun Dance & Movement Classes and Lessons

  • 30-minute group class $9.50
  • 45-minute group class $10.00
  • 60-minute group class $10.50
  • 1.25-hour group class $11.00
  • 1.50-hour group class $11.50
  • 30-minute private lesson $25.50

Dance Recital Production Fee

A $25 annual dance recital production fee is applied per student participating in September to June dance classes and is used to offset the cost of producing the year-end dance recital. 50% of this fee will be refunded if the student withdraws from the course by October 31.

Year-End Dance Recital Production Fee

A $45 year-end dance recital production fee is applied per student enrolling in any Sep-Jun dance classes that participates in the year-end dance recital. This fee is used to offset the production costs (sets, props, venue rental) and the video of the annual year-end dance recital. Each student will receive a password-protected online video link to view the dance recital video. For the 2020-2021 season, the Dance Recital Production Fee will not be payable until the recital date, format and venue is confirmed. At that time, students will be notified, and the fee will be collected. Once collected, the fee is non-refundable.

Year-End Dance Recital Costume Deposit

All students performing in our annual year-end dance recital will require a costume for each dance they perform. A $90 costume deposit is applied per Sep-Jun dance class that performs in the recital. For the 2020-2021 season, the Year-End Dance Recital Costume Deposit will not be payable until the recital date, format and venue is confirmed. At that time, students will be notified, and the deposit will be collected. Once collected, the deposit is non-refundable.

Note: This deposit is an estimated amount. Depending on the final cost of your costume(s), you may be required to pay more, or a portion of this deposit may be returned/refunded.

Dance Competition Entry Fee Deposit and Costume Deposit

Dance competitions are annual adjudicated competitions that take place from March to May. A $100 festival entry fee and a $90 costume deposit will be applied to all competitive classes and are payable at the time of registration. A full refund will be granted if notice to withdraw is provided before January 31. Refunds will not be granted after this date has passed.

Note: This deposit is an estimated amount. Depending on the number of competitions you are entered in or the final cost of your costume(s), you may be required to pay more, or a portion of this deposit may be returned/refunded.

Withdrawals and Cancellations Policy

View our withdrawal and cancellation policy here.

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