ODCS offers General School programs from Pre-Ballet to Grade 5 RAD*, Adult Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary/Modern and more.

Fall 2020-21
Our First Semester - PHASE 1 commences
Saturday, September 26

(see Calendar below)

Registration is ongoing.

A completed/signed application form plus a deposit of $100 is required to ensure your place in class, as spaces are limited, following COVID 19 protocol requirements.

Please complete application form and mail OR email along with deposit of $70 on fees, plus a $30 non-refundable registration fee (total amount $100) by etransfer to odcs@ottawadancecentre.ca
(*no password is required )

OR enclose a cheque or money order payable to ODCS, and mail with completed application form in an envelope clearly labeled to:

Ottawa Dance Centre Schools,
500 Old St. Patrick St. Unit #3, Ottawa, K1N 9G4

Balance of first semester fees MUST be paid by class commencement, 2020.
(applications will not be processed without payment and signature)

NOTE: While COVID 19 protocols remain in place spaces in classes will be strictly limited to allow for social distancing.
Classes will be filled upon receipt of application/deposit, on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis.

Application for 2020/21:

For the most recent information regarding Fees and Registration, contact ODCS at 613-293-2240 or email odcs@ottawadancecentre.ca

General School: RAD Ballet Grades, All contemporary (Students and Adults), ODCS Vocational level courses and training programs (Non -Intensive) & Adults.

Please Note: ODCS Academic Year runs for 36 weeks of classes.

Academic Year 2020-21
Ottawa Dance Centre Schools*

ODCS believes all children deserve a Chance to Dance and to follow their dream. We therefore attempt to keep our fees as low as we can possibly manage to insure that no child is left behind.

Now in it's 49th academic year, ODCS looks back with pride to see the number of professional dancers, choreographers , teachers, and professionals at large, who are alumni and have benefited from our philosophy and highly regarded faculty members' classes.

Program Class/Length
(One Class per week)
Half Year**
(18 weeks semester)
PreSchool to Pre-ballet, Pre-primary RAD levels 45 min.
General Courses 1 hour
General Courses 1.25 hr.class $375
General Courses 1.5 hr. class $440
General Courses 1.75-2 hr. class $500
Gr.4 & 5 Character 45 min.
*Plus an Annual $30 non-refundable Registration Fee

** Intensive Study/Enrichment programs: By acceptance only.
Ask for separate fee and schedule pamphlet for more details.

Discounts are available on additional classes.
Family Discount: a 10% discount will be applied to the fees of each additional child in a family enrolled with ODCS (class at lesser amount)

Fee Payment Terms:
Fees are payable in full for the Academic Year (2 semesters) upon registration.

ODCS accepts e-transfers, cheques , cash, and money orders.
Credit card payments of less than $300 are also accepted.

IMPORTANT: A completed and signed application form MUST be submitted before registration can be accepted.
Please include ALL required information.

ODCS fees are eligible for the Child Arts credit with CRA and Vocational Training fees are tax deductible for ages 16 years upwards.
ODCS has a not for profit mandate and is a registered Educational institution.

Examination fees: Royal Academy of Dance examination fees are paid separately. Further information is available at www.radcanada.org

Central site: ODCS offers General School programs for children and teens from Pre-ballet to graded Vocational Advanced levels, RAD, as well as Contemporay Dance techniques including Broadway (Musical theatre) Jazz. Adult Courses are offered in classical ballet and Contemporary.

Ottawa South/Greenboro site: Children's courses are offered from Pre-school creative, Pre-Ballet to grade 5 level Classical ballet RAD.Tiny Tappers (age 5 to 10 years).
Intensive and Enrichment training programs upon audition and consultation only. (Grades 5 RAD to Advanced RAD) and Contemporary Stream (min. age 14).

(Please check regularly for changes)

Saturday, September 26 - Classes Phase 1 commence (all registrations on-line please)

Wednesday, October 7 - NO CLASSES (Special event GPC Hall)

Thanksgiving Weekend -
Saturday, Oct 10: classes as usual; Monday, Oct 12: NO CLASSES

Saturday, October 31 -
Halloween: Classes as usual

December 19 to January 3 inclusive -
Holiday Break: NO CLASSES

February 15 - Family Day: NO CLASSES

Sunday, March 14 to Sunday, March 21 inclusive - March Break: NO CLASSES (Exam coaching TBA)

Easter Weekend - Friday, April 2: NO CLASSES;
Saturday, April 3: Classes as usual; Monday, April 5: TBA

Monday, May 21 - May Statutory Holiday: NO CLASSES

June 7-12 - Spring Performance Week: details TBA