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.


Danielle Clifford instructs the following:
  • Absolute Beginner Ballet
  • 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.


  • Ballet 1
  • Ballet: Helps to build a strong base, clean technique and proper alignment, all of which are essential for any kind of dance. Barre exercises, combinations across the floor and adagio are taught to live piano accompaniment.

    Level: 1 is for dancers with anywhere from one to four years experience who enjoy a slower-paced class with less complex dance steps.

  • Ballet Intro
  • Ballet: Helps to build a strong base, clean technique and proper alignment, all of which are essential for any kind of dance. Barre exercises, combinations across the floor and adagio are taught to live piano accompaniment. Intro: For those with little or no dance background, you'll learn all the basics at this level.
     
    Check out Ballet: 

  • Ballet 1/2
  • Ballet: Helps to build a strong base, clean technique and proper alignment, all of which are essential for any kind of dance. Barre exercises, combinations across the floor and adagio are taught to live piano accompaniment.
     
    Level 1/2: Intermediate/advanced

  • Ballet Intro/1
  • Helps to build a strong base, clean technique and proper alignment, all of which are essential for any kind of dance. Barre exercises, combinations across the floor and adagio are taught to live piano accompaniment.

    Level Intro/1: advanced beginner
     
     

  • Ballet Intro Workshop Drop-in
  • Drop-in option to the workshop $20 or +$2 with a class card.

  • Ballet Intro Workshop Wed May 3-June 28
  • This class is for learning the basics for ballet and is a good foundation for other forms of dance. Classes are with live piano accompaniment.

    May 3-June 28 with Danielle Clifford
    9 weeks for $162 by April 26, $171 afterwards.

    Intro=Beginner Level Look at Ballet at Harbour Dance:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tl47GxXQpSk
     

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