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July 3, 2015

About Us

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自08年建校至今,为Calgary的华裔孩子带来了正规系统的学院派舞蹈教学并为学生们编排出近180多个精彩的舞蹈节目.众多剧目获得舞蹈大赛金奖及银奖,并获得全美舞蹈大赛加西赛区的”钻石编导”奖,成为该赛历史上第一位获得该奖的华裔.


学校的教学具有独特的专业特色,教学大纲参考教育部直属高等院校艺术系教案及军艺北舞陕师大等院校的教学资源,将科学系统的芭蕾基训;中国民族舞;中国民间舞;中国古典舞等课程全面体现在教学中,结合俄罗斯那塔诺娃芭蕾舞学院的教学大纲使学校每一位学生获得系统芭蕾舞学习.


学校同时开设体育舞蹈课程(拉丁舞;爵士舞;现代舞),丰富而专业的舞蹈课使每一位学生各科舞蹈艺术全面发展.

自08年以来,学校累计参加公益演出达50多场,并连续举办4场大型舞蹈晚会,使学生们得到了丰富的舞台锻炼和艺术实践.在校每位学生都实行严格的档案管理制度,每年举办公开课及教师教学研讨会.


NW校区位于Country Hills,交通方便.SW校区位于Shawnessy 社区附近. 学校拥有70多种400多套各种民族服装和道具.


每年积极参与众多公益演出,其中包括国庆60周年晚会、2009 2011 Calgary Stampede、亚省议会副议长年会,卡城专家协会春节联欢晚会、卡城文化中心新春嘉年华、卡城中华文化中心周年庆晚会、亚省多民族文化表演、卡城民族舞蹈节等演出,印度文化日;Calgary国际舞蹈节, Calgary历史文化节等众多活动.


同时每年6月份举办全校的专场大型舞蹈晚会,精彩的节目使晚会成为Calgary华人每年夏季的一道文艺大餐.


小天鹅舞蹈学校的办学目标是:为卡尔加里的华人提供一个塑造形体的艺术空间以及培养出更多的优秀舞蹈人才. 学校欢迎优秀舞蹈教师加盟,请将个人简历发送至:tundraswandance@hotmail.com


Our dance students

As founder and Principal of Tundra Swan Dance School, Ms. Zhang Xi is a youth choreographer and dance instructor. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Dancing and Dance Choreographer MA Degree. Moreover, Ms Zhang is the only certified Chinese dance teacher from the Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association of Alberta.


Ever since 2008, our dance school has completed many standardized dance courses for Chinese children in Calgary and has contributed to the success of more than 180 excellent dance performances. We have received many gold and silver awards in many dance competitions. In addition, we won the title of ‘Diamond Producer’ in the West District American Dance competition. We are homoured as this is the first Chinese dance school to win such an award in the tournament’s history.


Our school is unique in specialist teaching. We apply the curriculums from several famous colleges and universities such as the National Taiwan Academy of Arts and Dances, Normal University in Monrovia, Shaanxi Normal University, etc. By applying a scientific system of ballet basic training, Chinese ethnic dance, Chinese folk dance, comprehensive Chinese classical dance in conjunction with the Russian Galina Academy of Ballet Syllabus, we enrich students with a variety of dances including full access to learning ballet.


Our school offers physical dance classes (Latin, jazz, and modern dance). Enriching professional dance courses ensure each student can reach their maximum potential.

Since 2008, our school has actively participated in more than 50 charity events and 4 large-scale dance evening extravaganzas. Our students receive abundant stage performance experience and artistic practice.

We hold open public courses and education seminars to provide many opportunities to the public.


Our NW campus is located in Country Hills, conveniently accessible by public transportation. Our SW campus is in the Shawnessy community. Our school has more than 70 kinds of 400 sets of various ethnic costumes and props.

We are an active participant in many public performances, including the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, 2009 and 2011 Calgary Stampede, Alberta Deputy Speaker of Parliament Annual Session, Calgary Professional Association Spring Festival, Chinese New Year Carnival Cultural Centre, Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre anniversary, the Alberta multicultural performances, Calgary’s Folk Dance Festival, Indian Cultural Day, Calgary International Dance Festival and Calgary Historical Cultural Festival.


Every June, our school organizes a Grand Evening Show to showcase our summer season performances.

Tundra Swan Dance School aims to provide an enjoyable and learning environment for kids in Calgary. We not only aim to get them in shape, but also to cultivate their talent into brilliant dancers.

We are always on the lookout for new talented dance teachers. Please send your CV to tundraswandance@hotmail.com. Thank you.