Contemporary Dance 1

Contemporary Dance 1

Photo: Adéral Piot | Dancer: Yakhoub Dramé

Taming Movement

Class includes basic contemporary dance technique as well as choreographic exploration.

Discover new ways to unleash your talent and stay fit through contemporary dance. The École de danse contemporaine de Montréal offers a stimulating learning environment and access the expertise of trained professional - all in our new studios located in the heart of downtown Montréal, in the Édifice Wilder-Espace Danse.

Profile: The participant has already taken recreational dance classes (any kind of dance style).

10 participants min. | The class will be transmitted in French.


Schedule Monday Tuesday Thursday
6:00 to 7:30 pm
or 7:45 to 9:15 pm
Dance 1
6:00 to 7:30 pm (full)
7:45 to 9:15 pm
6:00 to 7:30 pm (full)
Dance 2  
6:00 to 7:30 pm
Dance 3  
6:00 to 7:30 pm
Well-being Monday 6:15 to 7:45 pm    
Midi Pilates
11:45 am to 12:30 pm
or 12:30 to 1:15 pm (full)
11:45 am to 12:30 pm (full)
or 12:30 to 1:15 pm
11:45 am to 12:30 pm (full)
or 12:30 to 1:15 pm (full)
Apero Pilates
5:30 to 6:30 pm (full)
or 6:30 to 7:30 pm (full)
5:30 to 6:30 pm (full)
or 6:30 to 7:30 pm (full)
5:30 to 6:30 pm (full)



  • Fall 2018 : September 10 to December 3 (except October 8)
  • Winter 2019 : January 21 to April 12
  • Spring 2019 : April 23 to May 28 - Monday classes will finish on June 10 (April 22 and May 20 off)



(prices include taxes )

Classes Rate
WINTER SESSION (12 weeks / session)  
One class per week $220
Two classes per week $350
Dance + Apero pilates $380
SPRING SESSION (6 weeks)  
One class per week $110
Dance + Apero pilates $190
Drop-in class or trial class* $22

*Online payment not available.




Early subscription payment guarantee your participation to the class.
One single payment is accepted. Payment must be made before the start of the first class in the term. We are open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m to 9 p.m. If you wish to make the payment during the first class, please arrive at least 30 minutes in advance.
Payment methods: online payment (PayPal), cash, debit or credit card.

Refund: For refunds, the EDCM complies with the Consumer Protection Act (Office de la protection du consommateur) in effect in Quebec. Clients may at any time, and at their discretion, cancel their course by notifying the EDCM in writing. To do so, clients must complete and submit the online cancellation form by email. Courses are automatically cancelled from the date on which written notice was sent. No fees or penalties are charged if courses are cancelled before they begin. If courses are cancelled during the term, courses that have been taken must be paid for, in addition to a penalty equal to the lesser of the following amounts: $50 or 10% of the cost of services not yet received. All refunds will be paid within 30 business days. 

Please note that a participant’s absence in a course does not commit the School to replacing the missed course.

25 people per class max. If registrations exceed 25 people, priority is given to people who paid the subscription in advance. 


Can I take a drop-in class?
You can take a drop-in class for the first class of the term at a cost of $22. Participants who would like to register after taking this drop-in class will receive a $22 credit applied to their registration fee for the term. To reserve a spot, we recommend that you register online in advance. Please specify on the form that it is a drop-in class. However, if the maximum of 25 participants is reached following the first class, we will not be able to accept additional registrations. Please note that priority is given to those who have registered for the term and who have paid the registration fee in advance, then to those who choose to register to the session.
Are drop-in classes available for the whole session?
Participants can take drop-in classes between session 1 and 11, with the last class (session 12) being a free observation class. As the learning pace increases during the session, participants taking drop-in classes need to be aware of the difficulties and risks associated to the cadence of the class. Depending on the progression of the session, it may be preferable to follow a class of lower level.
Do I need to complete the form if I only take drop-in classes?
All drop-in participants must fill out a registration form once per term. By registering for drop-in classes using our online form, you will avoid having to fill it out on site. You only have to pay the fee for your class at the School’s reception before your class starts. Please note that online payment is not available for drop-in classes. Drop-in classes are subject to availability. Maximum of 25 people per class.
If I was registered in the last term, do I need to fill out the form again?
All participants must complete a registration form every term.
Is there any requirements to participate to a dance class?
Participants can determine which level suits them through the following:
- Adult Beginner: profile – The participant has never taken any kind of dance style.
- Adult 1: profile – The participant has already taken recreational dance classes (any kind of dance style).
- Adult 2: profile –  The participant has taken at least 1-2 year(s) the Adult 1 class.
- Adult 3: profile – The participant has taken at least 2 years the Adult 2 class.



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