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Ballet Dancer


Dance Exams are made available to the serious dancer and are an excellent way to monitor and assess one's progress.

Students who are selected to participate in exams will find a wonderful sense of accomplishment as they graduate from grade-to-grade. Examinations assist in resume accolades (for the post secondary student), and prepare students for teacher training courses and diplomas at the advanced levels.

Examinations are held at the Examiner’s availability. Exam material is covered throughout the year with a two/three-week intensive prior to the exam date.

Examinations are mandatory for the competitive student.

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AcroDance Exams

Acrobatic Arts 

Acrobatic Arts offers a comprehensive training program for dance educators to safely teach AcroDance. Our curriculum covers anatomy, technique, progressions, lesson planning, choreography, and more! Developed with input from over 100 experts in related fields, it's the most well-researched program in the industry. 

The Acrobatic Arts examination process is designed to motivate dancers. Having defined and achievable goals is a proven way to motivate dancers to excel. Dancers work through twelve exam levels, each designed to create a well balanced acrobat, including elements of flexibility, strength, balance, limbering and tumbling.  

Examiners evaluate dancers against a set universal standard, allowing dancers and teachers to see where the dancer stands globally.  

Ballet Examinations

Cecchetti Canada

Cecchetti Canada is a student-focused, national organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Cecchetti Method of classical ballet and committed to the highest standards of training for dancers and teachers.

Graded examinations are scheduled, and qualified examiners are provided, for students across Canada. The purpose of these examinations is to give teachers and students specific goals to work toward and to maintain standards of development consistent with international standards. 

The Canadian Branch of the Cecchetti Faculty of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing was founded in 1949 by Betty Oliphant, first ballet mistress of the National Ballet of Canada and co-founder with Celia Franca, of Canada’s National Ballet School.

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