Elev8 Dance Recital - Elev8 Dance

Elev8 Dance Recital

When: Friday, June 9th, 2023 • 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: McIntyre Performing Arts Centre • 135 Fennell Ave W, Hamilton

Mohawk has a Tim Hortons and various refreshments available for purchase before the show. Jeans Flowers will be on site with flowers available. Bring cash. The Mohawk Theatre bar is closed at this time.

Show Tickets

$20 per ticket per person


Follow the instruction below for complimentary parking at Mohawk College:

  1. Register Parking
  2. Select “Order Visitor & Continuing Education Permits”
  3. Select “Dance”
  4. Select “Elev8 Dance”
  5. Select “Add Vehicle” and follow along

Don’t Forget to Save Your Spot!

Enrol now to save your spot for September classes!

Elev8 Dance now has two locations in hamilton:
• 623 Upper Wellington Street, and
• 182 Dundurn Street South.

Enrichment classes bring the fun and joy of dance into a student’s life, and Academy classes for students ready for that something extra, with programs for students starting at two years old. Don’t hesitate to be in touch if you have any questions.

Hair and Make-Up

Photo Week: Monday, May 8th to Saturday, May 13th • During your regular class time.

  • Make-up is highly recommended to add professionalism and polish to the class photos and stage performances. Brown eyes, rosy cheeks and red lips. There is no such thing as too much when we are on stage. Clear stud earrings are welcome for photos and on stage.
  • Hair in a mid-high ponytail (crown of the head). A tight ballet bun for ballet. No parts. Flyaway hairs are sprayed or gelled down. The ponytail can be curled or braided. Any variation of hair will need to be redone. For our students with hair too short for a bun or ponytail, please see your teacher.

Recital Schedule for the Day

  • 5:00 pm – Helper briefing meeting.
  • 5:00 pm – Students who want to practice on stage should arrive early.
  • 5:30 pm – Mini, Junior and Intermediate Student Drop-Off.
  • 6:00 pm – 1st Steps drop off, and Theatre doors open.
  • 6:30 pm – Showtime.
  • 8:00 pm – Special Awards / Goodbyes.

Snack Time & Entertainment

Please bring filled water bottles and theatre-approved snacks:

  • Water only
  • Dry snacks such as granola bars, cereals
  • Sliced apple
  • Cheese
  • Crackers
  • Carrots
  • Bananas
  • Celery
  • Grapes

Assume whatever you pack for a snack will be rubbed or spilled on someone’s costume.

Please do not bring:

  • Things with powder (eg. cheese fish snacks)
  • Things that spill (eg. yogurt, pudding)
  • Things that stain (eg. strawberries, chocolate)

It is a good idea to bring some entertainment. Simple toys, colouring or devices. There is a lot of downtime, including the time between the dancer’s arrival and the show’s start. Label everything in case something is left behind.

Summer and Fall Registration

Don’t forget to secure your spot for this summer and fall dance classes.

Have a great show!

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    World-Class Dance Lessons at Elev8 Dance

    Our dance teachers work collaboratively to build a safe and caring environment for our students to learn, train and flourish. We take part in ongoing training to develop our skills as dance teachers and community leaders. We are committed to fulfilling our responsibility of teaching our students to become outstanding dancers and valuable community members.

    With years of experience across different age groups, our instructors use proven teaching techniques that consistently produce classroom results.

    Why Choose Elev8 Dance?

    One of a Kind Dance Instruction

    • Exceptional teachers
    • Comprehensive curriculum
    • Wide range of dance styles
    • Supportive and welcoming environment
    • Proven track record
    • Open to both recreational and academy dancers

    Elev8 Dance has been named “Hamilton’s Best Dance Classes for Children,” “Hamilton’s Best Dance Teacher,” and an overall award of “Hamilton’s Best Dance School” (Hamilton Spectator). We take pride in providing top-quality dance education with fun and engaging dance classes in an environment that will help your child reach their full potential.

    Preschool Programs

    2-3 & Me Dance Discovery: Dancers aged 2 and 3 and their parent or guardian learn to follow along in classes to spark the senses and develop motor skills.

    KinderDance 1st Steps: Dancers in Kindergarten learn to socialize and participate in group activities while learning to jump, roll and spin.

    Recreation Enrichment Programs

    Mini Dance: Students in Grades 1 and 2 can explore their movement range while developing coordination, strength, flexibility, and balance.

    Junior and Intermediate: Students in Grades 3 and up can choose from various dance styles such as Hip Hop, Acrobatics, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, and more.

    Adult Programs: There is no better place to build community than a dance class. Elev8 Dance provides a fun and supportive space for our adult students to learn new skills, meet new people and share laughs.

    *Ages groupings follow the school year.

    Academy Programs

    With specialty classes designed to hone your skills, our Academy dance students are ready to take that next step in their dance journey, eagerly embracing new challenges to build their dance and performance skills.

    Competition Programs

    Academy dancers will participate in specific weekly dance classes to elevate their skills. Students receive diverse cross-training in different styles to help them become well-rounded dancers and confident performers. Prior dance experience is required.

    What to Wear for Dance Class

    Elev8 Dance has a uniform in place, which helps to eliminate distractions, promotes a sense of community and makes getting ready for class easy. Only your teacher can set you up with the class uniform.

    How Much Do Classes Cost

    We provide affordable programs and free trials for students wanting to check it out for the first time. Enrolment is for the entire school year, with monthly tuition instalments. Youth programs have a tuition deposit which varies per program.


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