Youth News

Choreographer: Robyn Thomson Kacki
Photographer: Rodney S Braun

Welcome to SCD!

We welcome all returning students, new students and families. Here are some friendly reminders as we get back in the swing of things!!


Please let us know if you or your child is unable to make it to class. You can either let your teacher know, or call our office at 204-452-1239.


Arriving for class on time makes a big difference to how a class runs and progresses. Latecomers are distracting for students and teachers, and are disruptive to the class. Plan to arrive early, and allow time for parking and changing. This will ensure everyone is able to make the most of their time in class.

Dress Code

Please make sure you have the proper dance attire for class.  Refer to our class descriptions for requirements of each class. Wearing the proper attire allows the teacher to see alignment of the body, and make corrections.

Lost Dance Clothes and Shoes

Remember to label all dance wear and shoes (right AND left). We have a lost and found for clothing in the women’s change room near the shower.  Please check with the office for missing shoes or jewelry.

Lockers in the change rooms are assigned to our Professional Program students only. We encourage you to leave valuables at home, or welcome you to bring them into the studio with you.


Important Dates

Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Youth ‘Bring a Friend Week’

Monday, Sep 26th – Saturday, Oct 1st 2016.  This gives new students the opportunity to try a class for free or for current students to try a different class other than which they are registered.


No classes:  Saturday, Oct 8th – Monday, Oct 10th 2016

Parent Observation Week

Tuesday, November 1st – Saturday, Nov 5th 2016

Winter Break

Last day of classes: Saturday, Dec 17th.  The School is closed from Sunday, Dec 18th – Sunday, Jan 8th 2017. Classes resume Monday, Jan 9th 2017.

Louis Riel Day

No classes:  Monday, Feb 20th 2017

Spring Break

Last day of classes:  Thur Mar. 23rd, 2017.  The School is closed from Saturday, Mar. 25th – Friday, March 31st 2017.  Classes resume on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Last Day of 2016-2017 Classes

Saturday, June 3rd 2017

Dance Expressions (Youth Concert)

Tech Rehearsal: Sunday, June 4th 2017 (daytime) at MTC Mainstage
Show: Monday, June 5th 2017 (evening) at MTC Mainstage 

All youth classes participate in Dance Expressions (June 5th).  Dress rehearsal ON STAGE, as well as class photos will occur on Sunday, June 4th. Please ensure that you keep these important dates in your calendars.  Schedules of exact times that each class is needed at the theatre will be available in late April.

All youth classes will have costume fees for the year-end concert.  We try to keep costs to a minimum, with each costume priced at approximately $60.