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Dance Intensive: Conservatory Prep
Ages 15-19
Apply by June 21, 2019

August 12-23, 2019
(Week 1: August 12 - 17th. Week 2, August 19th - 23rd, with an in studio presentation on the 23rd)
$950.00* for 2 weeks
9:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Check out the Summer Dance Intensive Pamphlet

*for an additional fee of $50.00 you can have an audition considered toward admittance to Ryerson School of Performance BFA Dance Program (see below for more information)*
Monday-Friday with an in-studio presentation on Friday August 23rd

Take your dance technique and performance to the next level in the heart of downtown Toronto at the Ryerson School of Performance Dance Intensive: Conservatory Prep. This 2 week full-time program is intended for dancers who already have many years of dance training and experience and are looking to pursue dance at a post secondary or professional level.Take 2 classes each morning in ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz, and repertoire work in the afternoons. Meet like-minded aspiring artists with a passion for dance, and immerse yourself in pre-professional practical study.

Taught by Faculty Members of the Ryerson BFA Dance Program, Alumni, Guest Artists, and Choreographers.

Stayed tuned for instructors’ bios to be released throughout the spring! Classes take place in Ryerson School of Performance's state-of-the-art studios at 345 Yonge St, and are accompanied with live music.

The Intensive culminates with an open presentation of repertoire, and the opportunity for an early Audition for the Ryerson School of Performance BFA Dance Program, start date September 2020.

Opportunity to audition for the Ryerson BFA Dance Program!
This opportunity is targeted to current grade 11 students, or grade 12 students who plan on taking a “gap year” after high school. After your two weeks of intensive dance courses at Ryerson, audition for our undergraduate program, for September 2020 entry.  Conditional offers will be awarded to successful dancers dependent on academic applications to be submitted to Ryerson University in the subsequent fall.


Dance Intensive Conservatory Prep is an Application+ Program, meaning it requires successful submission of additional materials to gain admittance. See below for the requirments:

To be considered for the Dance Intensive: Conservatory Preparation please submit your dance resume outlining your previous training and performance experience. Email it to You will also need to film and submit 2 contrasting solos, each no more than 60 seconds long. These videos are to be upload to a file sharing site (such as Dropbox, or Google Drive), and shared with us that way. 

If you would like to be considered for entry to the Ryerson School of Performance BFA Dance program, start date September 2020, you will also need to submit a headshot and two letters of reference. We will be in touch with information on how to pay an additional $50.00 audition fee.

*Program fee for participants aged 15 and up will be subject to 13% HST*
Early Care starting at 8:00 am is available for $35.00 a week.
After Care until 6:00 pm is available for $45.00 a week.