Boy break dancing | Girl ballerina | Dancer jumping through all types of dance | Hip hop, lyrical, ballet, acro, jazz, musical theatre, tap, modern

Welcome to Calgary’s Elite Dance Academy

From Ballet and Tap to Hip Hop

A fully accredited dance academy for children of all ages and adults, Elite Dance Academy has been in operation in Calgary since 1988. From classic ballet, tap, jazz and pointe to hip hop/street dance and lyrical/contemporary jazz, we offer a full range of dance classes to suit any interest and ability level. Our academy has over 8,000 square feet of space with five individual studios and two waiting lounges for parents and their children with free Wi-Fi for your convenience.

Growth on a Personal Level

Our experienced, knowledgeable staff creates a positive atmosphere, encouraging our students to develop solid technical skills while promoting an environment for growth on a personal level. Candice Mathewson, owner and artistic director, is committed that our classes reflect the most current styles and techniques.

Our Mission Statement

Elite Dance Academy strives to create an atmosphere that promotes learning, personal growth, improvement and confidence in all students, delivered with a superior level of service and enjoyment.

Our Professional Awards Include:

  • Recipient of 2014 Studio Sportsmanship Award
  • Our competitive team has received several high score scholarships & special awards

New Parent n’ Tot Session Starting January 2017!

This class is a great introduction to dance for your little one! Class will run on Saturday mornings from 9:00 -9:45 AM beginning January 14th and running until March 25th (there will not be class on February 18th due to the long weekend). Students should be approximately 1.5 - 3 years of age and must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is only $100 for all 10 weeks. Contact the office to register!

Our Special Offers Include:

Multi-class & family discounts

Dance Birthday Party

Dance parties at Elite Dance Academy include two hours of non-stop fun! Your party will consist of a one hour dance class (dance style chosen by you!), use of the lounge for snacks, cake and presents, and a fun game at the end!

We will provide:

  • A large studio
  • A dance teacher
  • Utensils (plates, napkins, tablecloths, etc.)
  • Use of the student lounge
  • Balloons
  • Optional: two dozen mini cupcakes, snacks, candy, and drinks

Pricing: $250 without food options | $300 with food options

Pricing is based on up to twelve children, however, larger parties can be accommodated - contact us for details!

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3-9715 Horton Rd. S.W., Calgary, AB T2V 2X5 | Phone: 403-281-8922 | Fax: 403-281-8927

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