Twinkletoes Studio Life
Welcome to Twinkletoes Studio of Dance and Performing Arts.  

We know that you have several dance studio options to choose from. This site will offer you information on studio's classes and programs.  We would like to provide you with the tools necessary to make an educated choice for you and your family, as all dance schools are not created equal.  Click here to see what sets Twinkletoes apart


Twinkletoes Studio Life

Acrobatic Arts Exams

by Haylie James on 07/12/15

Twinkletoes is a certified Acrobatic Arts Certified studio.  A strong acro syllabus to ensure that dancers are developing their acro skills safely and with great technique.  In May 2015 Twinkletoes had 11 dancers complete their Acrobatic Arts exams.  We are very proud to announce that 6 dancers received a mark of "Superior", 4 dancers received a mark of "Excellent" and 1 dancer received a mark of "Good".  Keep up the great work ladies!

Ballet Exams

by Haylie James on 04/28/15

Great work ballerinas!

Yesterday we had 21 dancers perform their RAD ballet.  Out of the 18 who participated 18 of them was their first time attending.  You made us very proud.  Keep up the great work!

Congrats to our Dancers

by Haylie James on 04/28/15

This is a busy time of year for us here at Twinkletoes!  With so much going on we want to take a moment and congratulate our competitive team on a great showing at their first competition of the season in Quebec April 10 & 11th.  Overalls, judges awards and polite and positive team members made for an outstanding weekend!  Looking forward to our next one on May 2-3 in Port Hope at The Capitol Theatre!

Performance Opportunity!

by Haylie James on 01/21/15

Twinkletoes dancers ages 5+ now have the chance to perform at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa with the Harlem Globetrotters.  We are very excited to get to see all our dancers strut there stuff on Sunday February 15, 2015 during the 2pm performance.

If you would like to participate please let our office know and fill in the performer waiver and submit your ticket purchase form with payment to reserve your tickets.
Dancers will be required to attend one rehearsal at the location they currently dance at.
A portion of the ticket sales will help support our Twinkletoes Pre-Competitive and Competitive teams.

*All forms available on the homepage of our website.

So Much Excitement!

by Haylie James on 10/28/14

The end of October and start of November brings the announcement of many exciting things happening at Twinkletoes

  • Halloween week photos have been posted to our facebook page.  Check them out!
  • In November we will be hosting: Twinkletoes- Wipe Out Hunger Nov. 10-15.  Attend any recreational class in your age group for the donation of a non-perishable food item.  Check out the website for more details. Open to Twinkletoes and non-Twinkletoes dancers.
  • Twinkletoes dancers may now sign up to be in the Cobourg and Ajax Santa Clause Parades with us!
  • Winter Session classes commencing January 2015 now accepting registration
  • March Break One Day Camp special offer!  register before December 22, 2014 and pay only $20+HST *see camp page for details.
  • Twinkletoes Christmas parties happening soon!  Check out the calendar page for dates and times.  RSVP happening at the studio starting in November. 

Twinkletoes is an Acrobatic Arts certified studio and can offer acrobatic exams for our students
Read more in our class description.
For audition dates and more information on our 
Jr. Choreography program 
click here
Twinkletoes is proud to offer RAD Ballet to our students.
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What sets us a part?

Pre-Ballet & Pre- Acro Programs for ages 2.5-4 years
  • Our school has a professionally developed program for dancers starting out in our "Pre-Ballet and Pre-Acro classes".  These classes follow a class curriculum specifically designed by studio director Miss. Haylie James.  Miss. Haylie has more then 17 years experience teaching these programs.  She has developed classes that are teaching young dancers proper safe dance technique and terminology right from the start!  What makes these programs so special?  It is the combination of dance development, imagination, music, engagement and pre-school educational elements including colours, counting and so much more.  The weekly classes sweep dancers away into the magical world of dance every time they step into class.
  • We know that sometimes our "Pre" classes maybe the first time your child is participating in a parent free program.  It can be a nervous time for both dancer and parent.  Our certified and experienced teachers are here to support you and your dancer through this process.  We have many little helpful tricks to get dancers who are unsure into the class and participating in no time.  We allow each dancer to develop trust with us and experience the process at their own pace.
  • What if your dancer is just not ready?  It does happen sometimes that a child is just not ready for a parent free program.  We want to ensure that a child will want to return again down the road.  For our "pre" programs we have developed a "Pre-class credit program"  If your child has tried for a few weeks but is not ready we will gladly refund the first payment.  If it is beyond the first payment we will hold any payments as a credit for you to use in the future when your child is ready to try dance again!

  • A clean, safe environment full of encouragement and motivation.  We have professional teachers who provide dancers with the inspiration needed to push themselves to develop proper and safe dance techniques while allowing them a safe and neutering environment to explore their creativity.  The balance of proper technique and artistry is key to the dancers development.  At Twinkletoes we support our teachers by offering such programs as our Super Star Program, which allows teachers to award dancers for all aspect of dance and studio life.  They see you being a great friend to someone in class they can recognize that, they see a dancer has practised to learn a step that was difficult they can recognize that, or they notice a shy dancer come out of their shell and leave their heart on the dance floor they can recognize that!  Positive reinforcement gives all students new and old a sense of pride and accomplishment. 

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