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Performance Classes

We offer both competitive and recreational dance classes in several traditional and cutting-edge dance styles. Both levels are fun, challenging, and inclusive.

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Check out our new Membership Programs - Only register once for all the classes you want! 

Pop Ensemble *NEW*

Are you stuck Under the BoardwalkDesperado to let your voice out to Fly Like An Eagle? Call Me Maybe and register for Passion & Performance's new adult vocal ensemble. It will be a Thriller of a good time. Take It to the Limit with Stephanie Sartore, our Leader of the Pack. Even if you're Like A Virgin when it comes to singing Your SongDon't Stop Believing! Soon you'll be saying Oops, I Did It Again to your vocal chords, and your friends will be going Crazy over your new skills. Let yourself get All Shook Up, and we will be Happy Together!

No audition necessary.

By Request

East Coast Swing *NEW*

Sometimes also called jive or jitterbug, East Coast is fast, single-time (not triple-step!) swing dancing that uses the well known "slow-slow-quick-quick" basic timing and will give you a solid cardio workout in the process. Dance to classic big-band music such as Benny Goodman, 60's rock & roll, or more modern "neo-swing" by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the Squirrel Nut Zippers, or BC's own Colin James. East Coast Swing is the fastest, funnest and easiest form of swing around, and is the ideal place for beginners to start. Classes are progressive (no drop-ins please) and do not require a partner to register. Students are encouraged to switch partners regularly in class to hasten learning and reduce bad habits. Singles will be required to register as either leader or follower, and a wait list will be established if there is an imbalance of roles.

By Request

Pop Culture - A year of Pop Groups!

In this class we will spend each session dedicated to a specific pop groups who's music and dancing style has influenced the dance community. We will begin each class with a discussion of a why the fashion, music, history and music videos have been influential  in pop culture (5mins), we will do a warm up using the signature moves and style and then we will specifically learn the styles of one of their famous dances. 

 

Thursday 7:00-8:00

September-October : Backstreet Boys
November - December: The Supremes & The Temptations
January - February: The Spice Girls
March- April: New Kids on the Block

April - May: The Pussycat Dolls

June - July: Salt'n' Pepa

 
$90 Adults, $81 Students/Seniors

 

Competitive Performance Class

competitiveThe end of high school does not mean you have to tuck your shoes away while your love of dance simmers. Our Competitive Singles Performance Class is built for women over 18 with a minimum of 5 years of dance experience who are looking to continue their craft with their peers. In this class you will learn two dances which will be entered into competitive dance festivals and performed at local community events.

This class requires a full year-long commitment until the end of May. An informal entrance audition is also required at the beginning of the year's session to determine skill placement. For more details and eligibility, please read our Competition page.

**SEPTEMBER 2013**

Tuesdays 8:00 -9:30

Wednesdays 8:00 -9:30

Thursdays 8:00-9:30

$400 - Plus Costume fee and any additional festival fees.  See Competition Page for Audition Details.

Hoop Dancing

Hoopdance Basics and Beyond Learn the fundamentals of Hoopdance while working your core, upper body and legs. This class is suitable for total beginners or anyone who has some experience but would like to practice more before moving on to the Intermediate level. 

 

Intermediate Hoopdance Now that you have some basic moves down, work on finding your flow and putting it all together. Review basic/intermediate tricks, learn new hoopdance sequences, and practice some basic choreography. This class also has an opportunity to perform in the Passion and Performance Showcase in 2013!

Monday 8:00-9:00 Hoop Dance Basics

$90

SPACE IS LIMITED - PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE, ONLY 10 SPOTS PER SESSION.

 

Stretch, Strength and Technique

techniqueThis full year class is for experienced dancers who are looking to work on technique, progressions, flexibility and stamina. All dancers must have a minimum of five years experience. Priority placement for students in the Competitive Performance Class.

 


Wednesdays -6:30-8:00

$450

Monthly payment options available

 















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Passion and Performance Studio 
#201-661 Burnside Road 
Victoria, BC V8T 2X9
250-590-8099