Training - Competition
The Genée is one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world, attracting the finest young dancers trained in the RAD syllabus. Join us at the Final to see who will take home a medal. The Final will see the dancers perform three variations, including a world premiere of the commissioned choreography by renowned Italian-Canadian dancer, Gioconda Barbuto, bringing the competition to a stunning close.
17th Canada International Children’s Art Festival
Concert Gala: Aug 9, 2019
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B7
Dance Competition: Aug 5, 2019
35 Fairview Mall Dr. Toronto ON M2J 4S4
Returning to downtown Toronto for a thrilling third edition, Hit The Floor is one of the world’s largest multi-style dance competitions. This illustrious event is back by popular demand with an additional full day and a half of programming. 2,000 talented dancers of all ages from over 50 dance schools nationwide will take the stage to compete for $15,000 in cash prizes and scholarships awarded by an esteemed panel of industry judges.
A star-studded dance production, Hit The Floor’s All-Stars Showcase is part of a four day, multi-style dance event. This “Hall of Fame” themed show features elite professional dancers who will pay tribute to some of the world’s most iconic music artists. The competition’s top eight performers will star alongside renowned headliners including NBC’s World of Dance alumni Royal Flux and Opus Dance Collective who will each present a world premiere performance choreographed for Hit The Floor.
One of the dance world’s most prestigious events, the Royal Academy of Dance’s (RAD) Genée International Ballet Competition returns to North America.