Our Pre-Professional Program features a balance of Royal Academy of Dance and Limón Modern dance classes led by some of Canada’s preeminent teachers, enriched with inspiring live accompaniment.

SCCDT’s pre-professional dance classes prepare students for a wide range of opportunities including:

  • Royal Academy of Dance examinations

  • unique world-class instruction in Limón Modern Dance beginning at age 8

  • membership in the award-winning CCDT performing company and its apprentice programs

  • admission to regional performing arts schools

  • auditioning for elite national and international post-secondary dance programs

  • auditioning for professional dance companies    


Pre-Professional Classes

Limón Modern Dance

(1-2 classes per week)

Elementary Modern


Pre-Intermediate Modern 


Intermediate Modern

Advanced Modern

RAD Ballet​

(2-3 classes per week)

Gr.I – Gr. IV Ballet

Gr.V & Intermediate Foundation Ballet

Intermediate Ballet


Advanced Ballet

CCDT Company Level Pre-Professional & Professional Classes

Company & Apprentice program auditioned dancers only - auditions are held annually in February/March. 


Young Apprentice Program (YAP, 8-11 yrs of age)

  • Conditioning

  • Limón Modern Technique

  • Repertoire (choreography for annual performance)

CORE Apprentice Program (11-14 yrs of age)

  • Conditioning

  • Limón Modern Technique

  • Repertoire (choreography for annual performance)

Company & Company Apprentice Program (14-19 yrs of age)

  • Conditioning

  • Limón Modern Technique (taught by Company Instructor)

  • Limón Modern Technique (taught by Guest Instructors)

  • Repertoire (choreography for home/touring season)

Pre- Professional Dance Classes Toronto

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Serving the areas of Toronto, East Toronto, Cabbagetown, Corktown, Danforth East,  Riverdale, Leslieville, ​Beaches, East York, Scarborough, Leaside, North York, West Toronto

Offering some of the top dance classes for Kids in Preschool, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary,Jazz, Tap,   Hip Hop and Musical Theatre.