For students who are looking for more advanced training, DansEncorps offers a pre-professional dance training program. The purpose of the program is to teach the skills required to be accepted in professional level dance training programs. Stage experience and developing appreciation for dance in the community are key objectives of our artistic process.

This training program, offered to young dancers from the Spécial Spécial, Special Jeune and Jeune Troupe programs is demanding and requires an important commitment. Members invest aminimum of 3.25 hours a week as part of the Spécial Spécial program, 5.75 hours a week for the Spécial Jeune program and 8 hours a week for the Jeune Troupe program during the entire artistic season (12 months). This program is open to anyone interested in participating in the annual auditions in August.