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 or 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​

(2-4 classes per week)

Gr. I – Gr. IV Ballet
Gr. V & Intermediate Foundation Ballet

Intermediate Ballet

Advanced Ballet

CCDT Company Level Pre-Professional & Professional Classes

Acceptance to the Company & Apprentice Programs is by audition only. Auditions are held annually in February/March.

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Young Apprentice Program (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 Apprenticeship (14-19 yrs of age)

  • Conditioning

  • Limón Modern Technique (taught by Company Instructor)

  • Modern & Contemporary Technique (taught by Guest Instructors)

  • Repertoire (choreography for home/touring season; approx. 30 annual performances)

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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.