VDA Pre-Professional Program

Dance Training for ages 9 and up, grouped by age and skill level

VDA Pre-Professional Program

The VDA Pre-Professional Program offers dancers the opportunity to train virtually with Ballet Jörgen. Dancers will take class with Ballet Jörgen faculty to develop strong technique and artistry through a variety of dance styles. All classes will take place via Zoom through which dancers will participate from their own locations. 

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*Current students are those who have participated in any previous VDA sessions.

Fall Session 2022

Session Dates: October 19th – December 7th, 2022

This is a registered program (no drop-in classes).


5:00-6:15pm: Ballet (ages 12+)

6:20-6:50pm: Pointe (ages 12+)

Please scroll down for tuition fees and registration details. Please note that classes will require four students to run. 

All classes are taught by our diverse faculty of Ballet Jörgen dancers and George Brown Dance faculty.

All classes will be chaperoned by Jörgen Dance staff who are there for administrative support.  

Private Lessons are available. Please reach out to Nina Milanovski, auditions@balletjorgen.ca, for details.

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Dancers will be taken through a ballet barre and some center work which will focus on developing strong ballet technique.

Ballet, Ages 12+ – 5:00-6:15pm EST

Dancers will focus on pointe work at the barre to build and maintain the strength and technique required for pointe work. Students who have not started on pointe are welcome to register and take class in their flat shoes in order to prepare for starting on pointe.

Pointe, ages 12+ – 6:20-6:50pm EST

Private Lessons are available to all VDA pre-professional students. They are scheduled on a first come first serve basis, and can be purchased individually or as multiples. Private lessons are available as 20, 30, and 45 minute options. For more information, please reach out to Nina Milanovski (auditions@balletjorgen.ca).

Private Lessons: 6:00-6:45pm EDT Monday through Thursday (when the Company is in Toronto)


Tuition Fees

Fall Session tuition fees are based on the total registered class hours per week over the 8-week session (Oct 19th – Dec 7th, 2022). Please add up your total class hours per week and calculate your fees owing based on the chart below.

Example: if only registering for the Wednesday evening ballet, the total hours per week is 1.25. The total session fee would then be $190.00 +HST

Tuition Fees

Cost per hour:

0.5 hours = $80.00 +HST

1.25 hours = $190.00 +HST

1.75 hours = $262.50 +HST

Private Lessons

Cost per lesson:
20 minutes = $30.00 +HST
30 minutes = $40.00 +HST
45 minutes = $60.00 +HST


All new students to the VDA Pre-Professional Program must complete an application form. Please click the New Students – Apply Here button below. Once completed and if accepted to the program, you will receive an email with details on how to register and pay for classes.

Questions, didn’t get the zoom link, or having tech trouble during your class? Please reach out to vda@balletjorgen.ca.

*Current students are those who have participated in any previous VDA session.

For program information, please contact Nina Milanovski, auditions@balletjorgen.ca