Established in 2003, Pro Arté Centre is best known for its commitment to providing holistic and inspired training to young dancers intending to pursue a career in dance.
Our graduates have been accepted into companies and dance programs within Canada, the United States and Europe including to name a few; Juilliard, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Ballet BC, Ballet Jorgen, Philadanco Dance Company, Purchase College, Lines Ballet Program, Rambert School, Ryerson University Dance Program and Toronto Dance Theatre.
Students participating in Pro Arté programs have been awarded BC Provincial titles in the classical ballet, contemporary and stage divisions and have also been recognized for outstanding performance and technical ability in internationally acclaimed competitions in the USA and Europe. Pro Arté sees students achieve high distinction in Advanced 2 level international ballet and modern Examinations with both the lmperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). Students are also trained for the Solo Seal and Genée Awards.
Our internationally recognised teaching faculty comes highly qualified with past professional performing careers, international teaching accreditations (RAD; ISTD; AIDTA and AFSA International) and are actively involved with the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS) and “Healthy Dancer Canada”. They have been recipients of numerous choreography and school awards at events held in New York, Berlin, San Francisco, Denver, Dallas, Portland, Seattle and Florida.
Pro Arté Centre Pre Professional Program Students 2013-14 with photography by Pam & Scott McFarlane