Heather Ogden. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic. Photo Credits

Heather Ogden. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.

Master Classes

In Studio Master Classes

Master Classes are taught by National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancers and First Soloists in the company’s spacious studios. These challenging and exciting classes offer dance students the opportunity to improve specific areas of technique and benefit from the high level of expertise of some of the finest professional dancers in Canada. Space is limited and registration is required.

Pointe Master Class with Principal Dancer Heather Ogden 

Heather Ogden leads this Master Class designed to build ankle, foot and lower leg strength and stability to improve pointe technique.

Date and Time: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Level and Age Requirements: Dance students with an intermediate level of ballet training or higher with a minimum of 2 years training on pointe are welcome. Intermediate exercises will be taught. Open to ages 13 and up.

Cost 
Participant: $40
CAEA members: $35 
 
Not a Dancer? 
Join us as a spectator for $10. Registration is limited and required.
Please note: spectator seats are SOLD OUT for Heather Ogden's Pointe Master Class on April 13.
  
How to Order 

Participants and spectators can register online or by calling Audience and Donor Services at 416 (toll free 1 866) 345 9595. Note: CAEA members must call to register. Book early as space is limited.

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Location 
All Master Classes take place at The Walter Carsen Centre for The National Ballet of Canada, 470 Queens Quay West in Toronto. The facility is just west of the downtown core at Queens Quay West and Spadina Avenue.
 
By Car: There is no designated parking for The Walter Carsen Centre. There are public parking lots within walking distance of the centre. Please note: due to construction on Queens Quay as well as on lower Spadina, you should expect traffic delays. Please allow yourself plenty of travel time.
 

By TTC: From Union Station, take the #509 bus to Spadina Avenue. From Spadina Station, take the #510 streetcar to King and transfer to the #510 shuttle bus to Queens Quay West. Please note: due to construction on Queens Quay as well as on lower Spadina, you should expect traffic delays. Please allow yourself plenty of travel time. For transit information please visit http://www.toronto.ca/ttc/