Maritime Dance Academy

Welcome to Maritime Dance Academy!

Maritime Dance Academy has been in business for 33 years, offering classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Acro and Hip Hop for all ages. With over three decades of experience in the dance world, Maritime Dance has become a pillar in the community, providing programs to suit our dancers' age, talent level and interest.  We have been honored with the 2014-2015 Consumer Choice Award for Best Dance Instruction in the Halifax Regional Municipality for the FIFTH year in a row!

Visit our dancewear store found in our Bedford location for the latest trends in dancewear and supplies.  Featuring leading brand name items from Bloch and Mondor, you can find bodysuits, tights, pointe shoes, tap, jazz and ballet shoes along with character shoes and fitness Sneakers.  For pricing and more information on our merchandise,  please see our "Dance Store" page or contact us at 835-5776.

For more information on our school and various programs, please review our "About Us" page or click on one of the photos below to be directed to each program.

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Maritime Theatre School

Please visit out new Maritime Theatre School website for information on our Theatre


News and Events

Office and Dancewear store hours:

Bedford Location: 

Mon-Friday- 3pm-9pm
Saturday- 9am-5pm
Sunday- 12pm-5pm 

Halifax Location:
Mon-Friday- 3:30-9pm
Saturday- 9am-5pm
Sunday- CLOSED 

Junior Elite Auditions: Saturday October 3rd, Bedford location
ITP Levels 3 and 4 -
5:30 – 6:30
ITP Levels 5 and higher - 

Thanksgiving Weekend:
Regular classes Saturday October 10th and Sunday October 11th
CLOSED Monday October 12th




Children's Program
Performance Group