Two female dance program students are performing on stage dressed up as ballerinas.

Looking to become a professional dancer?

Our highly-connected faculty provides daily links to the professional dance world and creates a stimulating and inspiring environment for students. The unique leadership of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen helps students graduate with the skills, confidence, and connections necessary for employment in a wide range of dance performance settings.

Studying dance at George Brown College means training in the heart of one of Canada’s top cultural centres. With hundreds of theatre, dance, and production companies, Toronto offers extraordinary opportunities to aspiring performers. You will become part of the city’s vibrant dance community as you perform in public shows and work with leading dance professionals.

FIND A PROGRAM THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU:

Our programs cover a variety of dance styles including ballet, jazz, and hip hop. Most of our instructors are professionals with Toronto’s Ballet Jörgen, which means you are training alongside the best! With our location in Toronto, you’re never far away from inspiration. Studying here, you’ll be close to hundreds of production, theatre, and dance companies, and you’ll have an opportunity to perform for the public on some of those stages.

Connected to industry

George Brown College has been the home of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen since 1989. In 1992, CBJ and George Brown College entered a formal partnership to jointly develop George Brown Dance. Today, George Brown Dance is one of the largest post-secondary dance institutions in Canada.

Need some help?

Our Entry Advising service is a free service provided by the college to help match your skills, background and career goals with program options.

Information session

Attend an information session to learn more about our programs and have your questions answered by our knowledgeable faculty and staff. 

Take a campus tour

Our tour guides will show you around our classrooms, labs and facilities, and give you an idea of what to expect from student life at George Brown.