Absolute Beginner Ballet


This class is taught by:

Danielle Clifford

Danielle toured throughout Europe as a principle dancer with the Grand Theatre de Nancy and as a soloist with the Nice Opera during the 50's and 60's. Shortly after immigrating to Canada in 1970, she opened the Ballet Studio in North Vancouver. Over the past ten years, Danielle has worked as ballet mistress at Anna Wyman Dance Company, completed the teacher training seminar at the National Ballet School of Canada and has adjudicated numerous competitions throughout the province. She was profiled in Vandance Magazine for her rich experiences. Danielle is co-founder of Harbour Dance.

Caitlin Griffin

Over the past decade, Caitlin has performed in ballet and contemporary productions across Canada and in China, Thailand, and Israel. She has worked on stage with companies including Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, MOVE: the company, Sony Pictures's Center Stage: Turn it Up, and the 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremonies. She is an active member of Margie Gillis' Legacy Project, in which she continues to study and perform under the Canadian Dance icon. Presentations of Caitlin's work have included multiple installments of at Dances for a Small Stage, 12 Minutes Max, The ROMP! Festival, The City of Vancouver’s Biennale Open Air Museum, The City of Coquitlam's 125th Anniversary Celebration and for the BC Children's Hospital A Night of Miracles Gala. Acting as ballet choreographer for Team Canada West in 2014, Caitlin's choreography won 4 gold medals at the international competition in Poland. Caitlin is also a sought after adjudicator and guest teacher for youth and is passionate about community engagement through the arts. You can find out more at www.caitlingriffin.com
 
This class is designed for Adult students that have no Ballet Background. It will give you the basic Positions (arms, feet, body). You will work on balance, stretch and strength and proper ballet lines through traditional exercises.

The class consists of approx. 1 hour at the Barre and ½ hr in the centre learning simple ballet steps, including some jumps and turns.


Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Sep 22 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Sep 29 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Oct 06 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Oct 13 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Caitlin Griffin
  • Fri Oct 20 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Caitlin Griffin
  • Fri Oct 27 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Caitlin Griffin
  • Fri Nov 03 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Nov 10 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Nov 17 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Nov 24 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Dec 01 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Dec 08 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Dec 15 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Dec 22 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Dec 29 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Jan 05 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Jan 12 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford
  • Fri Jan 19 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Danielle Clifford


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