Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I register for classes?
A. Click here to register/login to our registration form and family portal. We ask that you kindly call the Academy to discuss the appropriate class for you or your child and confirm availability and fees.
Q. What level should I register for?
A. We will assist you in determining the appropriate class level when you call the Academy. The following minimum age requirements are intended as a guideline only.
  Minimum age requirements
  Discover with me 18 months by September 1st 2022
  Ballet 3 years by September 1st 2022
  Tap 7 years by September 1st 2022 OR 3 years of dance at Grace Academy – at Miss Knapp’s discretion
  Musical Theatre 7 years by September 1st 2022
All students must be taking one form of dance. Dancers will be divided based on age and dance level
  Modern Jazz 6 years by January 31ST 2023 OR 1 Year of Pre-Primary Ballet at Grace Academy (primary and grade 1 modern jazz will also have a taste of hip hop appropriate to this age level)
  Junior Hip Hop 8 and 9 years old OR enrolled in Grade 2 Modern

ALL STUDENTS wishing to enrol in Grade 4 Hip Hop or higher MUST also be attending the corresponding modern class.

Intermediate foundation ballet 1st year students must attend 2 classes of ballet per week in order to be considered for pointe work.

Intermediate foundation ballet 2nd year students and above MUST be attending 2 regular ballet classes per week to work on pointe.

We highly recommend that students in grade 1 ballet 2nd year and above attend 2 classes per week in order to progress through the level in 1 year and achieve a good standard (please discuss this with Miss Knapp if you have questions).

Musical theatre students must be taking at least one form of dance

Those interested in The Spirit Moves Christian Dance Company or Pure Grace Performing Company should speak to Miss Knapp

Leaps and Turns dancers should be enrolled in either ADV 1 1ST YEAR MODERN OR ABOVE

Q. What should I wear to class?
A. Please review the uniform list here to determine the appropriate dancewear for your class.
Q. Where do I buy dancewear?
A. All uniforms, including shoes can be purchased from Instep Activewear in Oakville (905.844.4415 or at
Q. Can I watch my child's dance class?
A. A parents' viewing day is held during the month of November. On this day, we invite parents to sit in on a normal class so they can see what goes on from week to week. During normal class hours, the doors to the studio are usually closed to avoid dancers being distracted by those waiting in the changeroom.