The dance school offers classes in tap dancing lessons, ballet lessons, jazz lessons, contemporary dance classes, pointe, acro, hip hop dancing and musical theatre. CSSOD offers recreational and competitive classes, as well as exam class.
Performance opportunities include our annual Santa’s Brunch, Senior’s Showcase at Square One and our year end recital.
CSSOD is proud to be a professional dance school with a staff of qualified, certified dance educators.
Liz Haupert is a Full Member the Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association (CDTA) where she has served on the Stage and Executive Committees since 1999. She also has coordinated the CDTA Ontario Dance Challenge, their annual dance competition. Liz is a certified teacher with Dance Maters of America, Canadian Chapter #38, where she currently sits as and examiner in Ballet, Tap and Jazz. She attended Sheridan College for Musical Theatre and has a Diploma in Business, as well as being a Fitness Instructor with CanFit Pro. Liz is certified with the British Association of Dance (BATD), and can also be seen around Southern Ontario as an adjudicator for several dance competitions.
Liz’s students have won many awards at competitions throughout Canada. Several students have gone on to represent Canada at IDO World Championships in Germany and Poland. Graduates of CSSOD have gone on the become Dance Teachers, Choreographers, Performers and Business Professionals.
Liz strongly believes that the relationships, friendship and bonds, lessons learned, successes and failures are as much a part of the dance experience. As we grow old we will always have our dance family.