• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Facilitated by the Centennial College, the dynamic Dance - Performance program is on the cutting edge of what's new, innovative, current and popular in today's dance culture. This college diploma program focuses on helping you to develop a high standard of performance and technical dance skills in:

  •  Commercial dance
  •  Hip-hop
  •  Ballet
  •  Jazz
  •  Contemporary
  •  Cultural
  •  World trends
  •  Indigenous North American dance forms
  •  Acrobatics
  •  Singing
  •  Choreography
  •  Pas de deux

In addition to learning technical dance skills, you take courses that nurture and enrich the mind-body connection and enhance the ability for storytelling. Throughout the two years you spend in the Dance – Performance program, you also learn and develop the skills and tools needed to cope with issues such as self and body image, stress, rejection, nutrition and better understand anatomy and injury prevention.

With a learning environment that reflects today's industry, you graduate with a professional resume, photos and dance show-reel. You will also possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a professional attitude and instruction ability within the training and performance environment.

Career Outlook

  • Professional dancer
  • Instructor
  • Choreographer
  • Studio owner

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • College Communications
  • Ballet 
  • Jazz 
  • Contemporary 
  • Commercial Dance 
  • Cultural/World Trends/Indigenous Dance 
  • Choreography-Creative-Innovation 
  • Healthy Mind & Body

                                                                                        English Language Requirements

                                                                                        You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                                                                        • Minimum required score:


                                                                                          The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                                                                          The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                                                                                          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                                                                          PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

                                                                                        Academic Requirements

                                                                                        General Requirements

                                                                                        Academic Requirements
                                                                                        • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
                                                                                        • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

                                                                                        Tuition Fee

                                                                                        • International

                                                                                          13283 CAD/year
                                                                                          Tuition Fee
                                                                                          Based on the original amount of 13283 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                                                                        • National

                                                                                          4373 CAD/year
                                                                                          Tuition Fee
                                                                                          Based on the original amount of 4373 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                                                                                        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                                                                        Living costs for Toronto

                                                                                        • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
                                                                                          Living Costs

                                                                                        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                                                                                        Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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