Please note: we are closed for the Holidays from December 23 - January 05. Classes resume Saturday, January 6th. Enjoy!
Parent Viewing Weeks!
November 13 - 18: Studios 1 & 3
November 20 - 25: Studios 2 & 4
Please verify your dancer’s studio beforehand.
Join Us! During these weeks only, parents are invited into our studios to watch their dancer’s class(es). Due to privacy concerns, no videotaping is permitted in the studios. No food/drink/shoes inside the studios. Please leave small children at home. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
Classes begin Monday, September 11, 2017
Be sure to review our 2017-18 Calendar for important dates and our Class Attire.
It's not too late to register or add additional Classes. September 11 is the last day to receive your 5% discount off full tuition.
Don't miss out!
How to Register for Fall Programs | There are 3 ways to register:
I want to register ONLINE...
On June 22, Click here to select classes and pay online. You'll have the choice of paying monthly or in full. The $25 Registration Fee will be processed within 3-5 business days and tuition payments begin September 1, 2017. Be sure to read our Policies and Procedures before registering online.
I want to register anytime via DROPBOX...
You can use our convenient drop-box to register anytime, all summer long. (The dropbox is located at the back of our building beside our loading door, #6. It looks like a small black mailbox and it has our logo on it.)
For Drop-Box Registration, you’ll need to submit the following...
ALL ITEMS ARE REQUIRED TO HOLD A PLACE IN CLASS. CLASSES FILL QUICKLY, REGISTER NOW!
2017-18 Registration Begins June 17, 2017
Registration for our next season of year-round Classes begins on June 17, 2017 for returning TDS Families. New Families can register beginning June 22, 2017. See all dates and times below. Our 2017- 18 Dance Season runs from September 2017- June 2018. Many Classes/Programs fill immediately. Register as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
17 June In-person Registration begins for Returning TDS Families 10am -2pm
20 June In-person Registration for Competitive Families 6-8pm
22 June In-person Registration for New Families 6-8pm
Online Registration opens June 22, 2017
General In-Person Registration Dates -All Welcome!
Tuesday, July 11, 6 - 8pm
Thursday, July 20, 6 - 8pm
Thursday, August 10, 6 - 8 pm
Wednesday, August 16, 6 - 8pm
Saturday, August 26, 10 -12 noon
Wednesday, September 06, 6 - 8 pm
3 ways to register:
- REGISTER ONLINE BEGINNING JUNE 22
- IN PERSON ON DATES/TIMES ABOVE
- BY DROP-BOX
Dress Rehearsal Schedules 2017
Our Recital is an exciting, large scale event that involves the immense organization and work of faculty, stage technicians, theatre staff, families, volunteers and dancers. Please carefully review the Dress Rehearsal information for your Dancer's approximate Rehearsal time. Please note: Rehearsals can run early or late. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled rehearsal time. Don't forget to wear your wristbands to Dress Rehearsal. Pink on Saturday. Blue on Sunday. Only 1 parent/guardian will be admitted into Dress Rehearsal. No siblings/ extra family members/ guests. Please read the finale information if your dancer would like to join us onstage for the finale.
Dress Rehearsal - Saturday
Dress Rehearsal - Sunday
To purchase a DVD of our year-end Recital, That's Showtime 2017, please fill out a DVD Order Form & return it to the Office by Thursday, June 01. To order a DVD after June 1st, you will need to contact JB Video directly. Please note there's is no videotaping or photography permitted in Hamilton Place Theatre.
Photo Week April 30 - May 06
The Photo Week Schedule is now available. Your dancer’s Photo Day is usually the same day as their regular class, however times may vary slightly. Check the schedule carefully!
No Recreational Classes will run during Photo Week. A professional photographer photographs each dancer individually and with their class. Please arrive 15 minutes early with full makeup, hair, shoes, tights and in full costume. Say cheese!
Individual and Group Photos will be available in a pre-packaged format at Dress Rehearsal.
Cost: $27 (Payable by CASH or Cheque made out to Drew Hammond)
When/Where: At Hamilton Place during Dress Reheasals (June 03 & 04)
Recital Cast Lists 2017
Please view the Recitals Cast Lists for 2017 by following the links below. These lists indicate which recital your Dancer(s) Class is performing in:
Saturday, June 03
Sunday, June 04
Please check both lists carefully and identify all your Dancer's Classes. Please make note of your Dancer's Class Name, Instructor and Routine Name. Recital Tickets go on sale: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10 AM. More info regarding Ticket sales will be communicated shortly. If you have any questions regarding our recital please read our Recital FAQs, our latest newsletter or inquire in the office.
REMINDER: If your dancer takes multiple classes OR your family has more than 1 dancer, you may be required to participate in both recital evenings. With our large student body, it is impossible to have all families attend 1 recital only. We thank you in advance for your understanding.
Recital Tickets go on sale: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10 AM
Recital Tickets for our year-end performance, “It’s Showtime 2017!” will be sold by First Ontario Centre Box Office and TicketMaster.
Tickets will go on sale: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10 AM & can be purchased at the following locations:
- ONLINE: www.ticketmaster.ca
- CHARGE BY PHONE: 1 855 985 5000
- IN PERSON: DAN LAWRIE INSURANCE BOX OFFICE at FirstOntario Centre (101 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8R 3L4)
IMPORTANT! DANCERS WHO WISH TO WATCH THE SHOW BEFORE/AFTER THEIR ROUTINE WILL REQUIRE A TICKET.
Please read our Newletters (posted on this page, right-hand side) and stay informed by carefully reading our Bulletin Board located in the TDS Lobby or our Twitter & Facebook pages.
Winterlude Competitive Showcases
This February, the TDS Competitive Team will present three showcases to hone their skills and prepare for the Competitive Season.
Ticket prices are $15 per ticket per show.
See ticket info posted in the TDS Lobby. Hope to see you there!
Reminder: Costume Fees are processed November 1
Just a reminder, Recreational Costume Fees and Competitive Choreography Fees are automatically processed on November 1 in addition to Monthly Tuition. Both fees are non-refundable on November 1st.
It's not too late to register
It's not too late to register for Fall Classes or add an additional class. Contact us for more info!
Open House - Thursday, September 08, 2016
Join us for our final Registration Night and Open House Event!
When: Thursday, September 08 from 6pm - 8pm.
Classes, performances, prizes, raffles and more... Registration is available throughout the event. Ask questions, meet faculty and tour the studios. All welcome!