The Student Experience

August 1st & 2nd, 2018
The International Centre | 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON

2 days of dance classes taught by the hottest choreographers we can find. Every year we change things up to give you a fresh and exciting CDX Student Experience and leave you ready to take on your next dance season by storm. 3 skill levels ensure students are challenged without feeling overwhelmed. Make sure you visit the CDX Expo Centre to see the newest dance apparel, clothing, events, conventions and more.

New this year:

·       TAP CLASSES and TAP FLOORS will be a part of The CDX 2018 Student Experience.

·       Limited class sizes to ensure every student can see and hear instructors.

·       A fair distribution of scholarships and awards to celebrate all levels of dancers who show a desire to learn and grow.

Dates and Times:
Wednesday, August 1st 2018: Registration from 8am-930am | Classes begin at 930am | Classes end at 6pm
Thursday, August 2nd 2018: Classes begin at 9am | Classes end at 6pm

Faculty & Class Topics Include:
Desiree Robbins
- (1) Making the Most of Convention Classes/ Warm-Up; (2) Jazz; (3) Mock Audition Class
George Jones Jr. - Hip Hop
David Norsworthy - Improv.
Gerard McIsaac - Ballet
Kevin Howe - Jazz Funk
Naomi Zahler, Jackie Judah & Paria Mirazimi (Athletix Academy) - (1) Footwork: A Dancer’s Base; (2) Splits: Where It All Begins
Jay T Schramek- Tap Dancers Keep Time. Others Waste It.
Jade Whitney - Contemporary
Kim O’Neill - Theatre Jazz
Tiffany McLachlan - Contemporary




The Student Vision

  • Create a convention that focuses on diversity in dance, showcasing a cross-section of dance genres
  • Present opportunities in the film and television industry, face to face interactions with Toronto’s top casting directors
  • Educate dancers on post secondary school opportunities, what to do after studio life.
  • Gain valuable knowledge from experienced teachers, choreographers and elite artist working in the business.
  • Create, build, and/or enhance the student’s network within the dance industry
  • Bring all the must have dance accessories to you! Dance wear, gear, and tools to take your dancing to the next level!