Welcome to Protégé Dance Company!
protégé: (def) one who is protected or trained or whose career is furthered by a person of experience, prominence, or influence

About Us

Protégé Dance Company has been serving families from across the Durham Region with excellent dance instruction since 2010.

Our success over the past twelve years is a combined result of our close-knit, family-oriented studio and our highly trained teaching staff providing Durham Region a unique dance studio culture like no other. We provide sound dance technique, meeting the demands of professional performance opportunities and careers but more importantly we instill self-confidence in every student.

Our teachers are certified and in good standing with the following internationally recognized organizations: Acrobatic Arts, Alixa Flexibility, A.D.A.P.T., Cecchetti Canada, Dance Masters of America and Dance Masters of Canada Chapter #38.

Why Protégé Dance Company?

Protégé Dance Company fosters a positive and healthy environment through the role-modeling of our exceptional teachers and administrators. We pride ourselves on organization and value open communication, integrity, honesty and respect for everyone involved. In addition, our professional dance curriculum and age appropriate studio atmosphere inspires children of all ages, in a disciplined, holistic and motivational environment.

We are teaching little humans first. Finding the right dance studio means finding your village. Come be a part of our village, our dance family.

Protégé Dance Company welcomes newcomers with open arms. Join us today and become one of our Protégés!

Programs Available

Recreational (3 yrs and up)
(3-4yrs) mini munchkins
(5-6yrs) creative combo, acro-tastic, musical monkeys and itty bitty hip hop 
(7-11yrs) musical theatre 
(7-18yrs) ballet, jazz, tap, acrobatics/tumbling, lyrical/contemporary and hip hop 

 (6 yrs and up)
Competitive Program & Examinations

Adult Classes
 (18 yrs and up)
Adult Programs (Fall, Winter & Spring Sessions)

Protégés In The Industry

Many of our Protégés are presently enrolled in the All Saints Catholic Secondary School Regional Arts & Media Program (Whitby, ON).

Since opening our doors in 2010, our students have performed in:

  • Ajax Home Week Parades
  • Ballet Jorgen's "Nutcracker"
  • Bell Canada's Corporate Gala
  • Breathe: The Refuge Arts Fundraiser
  • Canada's Wonderland
  • Canadian Cystic Fibrosis of Canada Galas
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Dancing for Dogs Charity Event
  • Diversified Productions of "Cinderella"
  • I Heart Radio Jingle Ball
  • Pan Am Closing Ceremony
  • Risa Theatrical Productions of "Aladdin" & "Snow White"
  • Starlight Children's Wish Foundation
  • Toronto Argonauts Cheerleading Team
  • Toronto Raptor's "Junior Dance Pak"
  • Toronto Wildlife Centre "Wild Ball" Gala
  • WE Day
  • World Performers Canada (Dance World Cup- Europe)
  • Hamilton's Theatrical Supply (Models- Costume Catalogue)
  • Jazzamattaz (Models- Costume Catalogue)
  • Five Star Dance Company (The Barcelo Maya Beach Resort- Mexico)

Business Awards

Protégé Dance Company is the recipient of many awards, including the 2023 Consumer Choice Award: Schools-Dance in Durham Region (four years in a row).  

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