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Stoney Brook Dance Company

BALLET - CECCHETTI SYLLABUS

Ballet is available as a part of all of our Preschool and Combination Classes (Ages 2 - 6, see below), and for those ages 6 & up. At SBDC, our dancers train in the Cecchetti Ballet Syllabus. We are proud to offer Cecchetti Ballet exams annually, for those students invited by their instructors in Primary & up. All ballet classes participate in our annual year-end recitals, and many are given the opportunity to participate in the SEMF festival here in Steinbach. 

For more information about ballet classes for students ages 2 - 6, or beginners ages 7-12, please scroll down and see our Preschool and Combination Classes sections!

TAP - AL GILBERT & A.D.A.P.T. SYLLABI

Tap is available as part of all of our Combinations Classes (Ages 4 - 6, see below), and for those ages 6 & up. At SBDC, our dancers train in the A.D.A.P.T. and Al Gilbert Tap Syllabi. We are proud to offer exams in both syllabi annually, for those students invited by their insturctors in Pre-Junior & up. All tap classes participate in our annual year-end recitals, and many are given the opportunity to participate in the SEMF festival here in Steinbach.  

For more information about tap classes for students ages 4 - 6 or beginners ages 7 -12, please scroll down and see our Combination Classes sections!

JAZZ - A.D.A.P.T. SYLLABUS

Jazz is available for those ages 6 & up. At SBDC, our dancers train in the A.D.A.P.T. Jazz Syllabus. We are proud to offer exams in the A.D.A.P.T. Jazz Syllabus annually, for those students invited by their instructors in Junior 1 & up. All jazz classes participate in our annual year-end recitals, and many are given the opportunity to participate in the SEMF festival here in Steinbach. 

For more information about Jazz classes for begginers ages 7 - 12, please scroll down and see our Combination Classes sections!

POINTE - CECCHETTI SYLLABUS

Pointe is the art of female ballerinas dancing on the very tip of their toe, with special pointe shoes. At SBDC, Pointe is available for those ages 12 & up, who train in ballet twice a week or more, and have been invited by their instructor, based on technique and strength. We do not offer dance exams in Pointe, but once students reach their Intermediate exams and higher, Pointe is a part of the Cechetti ballet exam. All Pointe classes participate in our annual year-end recitals, and many are given the opportunity to participate in the SEMF festival here in Steinbach.

MUSICAL THEATRE

Musical Theatre is a class which includes acting, singing and dancing .......... "Sound Of Music", and "Mary Poppins". It is designed to give students all the basics to make them a "Triple Threat", in the world of theatre and dance. Musical Theatre is available for those ages 6 & up. All Musical Theatre classes participate in our annual year-end recitals, and many are given the opportunity to participate in the SEMF festival here in Steinbach. 

HIP HOP

Hip Hop is a class in which students learn the newest dance trends, like the dancing you see in popular music videos and concerts. Students also learn basic Hip Hop "stalls", which are the basic steps of break-dancing. At SBDC, Hip Hop is available for those ages 6 & up. All Hip Hop classes participate in our annual year-end recitals, and many are given the opportunity to participate in the SEMF festival here in Steinbach. 

BOYS TECHNIQUE

A class geared specifically for boys ages 8 & up. They learn the fundamentals of ballet and jazz technique but in a more masculine environment. This class learns 1 to 2 danced to be performed in SEMF and the year end recital.

PIYO

An exercise class that combines the muscle sculpting of Pilates with the flexibility of Yoga in fun non-stop fluid movement.

ADULT CLASSES

Adult classes are for those 18 & up who are looking for a fun and interactive way to learn the basics of dance and stay in shape at the same time! SBDC offers Adult classes in Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet and Jazz, for beginners and Tap for experienced dancers. All classes include a warm-up of stretch and strength and a full dance class. Adult classes are given the opportunity to participate in the year end recital, however this is completely optional for each dancer.

CHOREOGRAPHY/COMPETITION TEAM CLASSES

These classes are designed to give students an opportunity to work on their performing skills while learning various different combinations and an extra routine to be performed in our annual recital, the SEMF and Manitoba Provincial dance festivals. Students are selected for these classes based on their work ethic, effort, attitude and ability. Students should be enrolled in all "core" classes to be a part of the Choreography and Competition Team classes. We separate the dancers according to level each year.