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    A Frost Dance Experience

    Our Studio

    A Frost Dance Experience has something for everyone. Offering a wide variety of dance styles that include contemporary, ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and musical theatre (See class descriptions here.), Artistic Director Andrea Frost ensures that both experience and education are an integral part of her studio. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from Ryerson University, Miss Frost studied under Nadia Potts, former Principal Dancer from the National Ballet of Canada. Miss Frost and her staff bring warmth and patience into every class setting, fostering an atmosphere of stimulation and creativity that builds confidence in all her students.

    Our Philosophy

    At A Frost Dance Experience, we believe that by providing a safe and happy environment for our students, we are enabling each student to maximize his or her potential. We believe that with small class sizes, there is no limit to their learning as we are able to work individually with each student. This way we can ensure that each student will benefit, strengthen and mature at their own pace.

    We are a close, caring group. Our staff has the utmost respect for our students and strives to instill a passion for dance in all of our students. We help students create a positive self image, build their self esteem and become more confident while in our studio.

    A Frost Dance Experience works as a family and in doing so, creates a warm, welcoming atmosphere where both students and their families feel they belong.

    Registration

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Classes

Acro

What is Acro Dance?

Acro Dance is a style of Acrobatics used specifically for dancers.

It is a genre of dance which seamlessly fuses elements of lyrical gymnastics tricks, balancing, tumbling, and jazz. Students learn Acrobatic tricks such as handstands, cartwheels, chest stands, elbow stands, walkovers, side and front aerials, and tumbling lines.

Source: acrobatique.ca

Imagine for a moment that you are at Paris’ glittering grand opera house in 1832 to see the new ballet everyone’s talking about, “La Sylphide.” The red velvet curtain rises and to your amazement you watch dancers in ethereal white dresses gracefully twirl across the stage. They seem to defy gravity as they leap and float through the air. For the first time ever, you see a woman center stage, leading the group. And what’s that – they’re dancing on the tips of their toes! You’ve never seen anything like it, but one thing’s for certain – you’re witnessing the dawn of classical ballet.

Source: tututix.com

Classical

Teal Ballerina
Gerri-Lynn
“I just want to say how very grateful we are for everything Ms. Frost has done for Audrey. Miss Roy has been an amazing teacher as well. She has such a caring and nurturing approach to teaching. We love her. Audrey is becoming such a confident dancer and girl in general that there are no words to describe.”  
Christina Wheeler Moorcroft
Andrea and her dance school are by far the most inclusive school we have ever sent our daughter to. The varying levels, differentiation instruction and time that goes in to preparing these children is exceptional. This is a professional, compassionate leader who treats her dancers as if they were her own children. Mr. Frost is an amazing support and adds a family touch to the environment.
Tanya LD
An amazing environment that respects the dancers by offering age appropriate support, costumes and performance opportunity.

Modern Jazz

Competitive dancer

It was after the 1950s that the modern jazz dance which is recognised by audiences and dancers around the world began to develop. During this period, there was an increased supremacy of other forms of entertainment music, and jazz dance evolved onto Broadway with a new smooth style that is epitomised by musicals such as Chicago and Cabaret. These popular musicals were choreographed by Bob Fosse who is largely responsible for popularising jazz dancing. He took much of his influence from choreographer Jack Cole who is often considered the father of jazz dance. To this day, modern jazz is an indispensible ingredient of musical theatre, which is very apparent in many contemporary music videos and competitive dances.

 

Source: danceelektra.com