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About

Ballet Etobicoke was founded in 2022 by Amelia Low for all the dedicated lovers of movement, music and art. Now, Rowen and her team at Ballet Etobicoke, are committed to continuing to grow our flourishing community of dancers.

We pride ourselves in creating an environment in which we believe in empowering dancers in a positive environment that fosters self-worth and respect for others. 

We continue to nurture creative artistic expression that embraces intelligent thinking and use of imagination in the spirit of curiosity and artistic exploration. Our mission is to touch lives in the community through the art of ballet.

Why choose Ballet Etobicoke?

We are a small but mighty dance community in the heart of Etobicoke.

 A Welcoming Place

We aim to share the joy of ballet, creativity and self-expression with every student.

Inclusive Student Body

Dancers of all abilities are encouraged to attend lessons at Ballet Etobicoke. All bodies are welcome.

Fun & Inclusive Environment

It is important to us that your child enjoys their dance lessons.

Holistic Approach

In developing life skills to reach full potential as an artist and human being.

Quality Training

the teachers at Ballet Etobicoke are highly qualified and pride themselves in their knowledge of anatomy and healthy dancer practices.

About the Artistic Director

Rowen McBride-Pilon is a certified Royal Academy of Dance ballet teacher and graduated from York University with a BFA Honours degree.

Her dance journey spans diverse styles, including modern techniques like Graham and Limon, contemporary dance, and various ballet forms such as RAD, Cecchetti, and Vaganova.

Having completed the Teacher Training Program at The National Ballet School of Canada, Rowen’s commitment to quality and contemporary ballet education shapes her role as a teacher at Ballet Etobicoke. Believing deeply in dance’s transformative potential, she endeavours to make the art accessible to all, particularly fostering connections with young minds for both physical development and creative expression.

Based in Toronto, Rowen serves as the Artistic Director of Ballet Etobicoke, a dance teacher at Swansea School of Dance, a freelance dance artist and contemporary performer, pilates teacher, and a leading advocate for dance expansion across communities.  

As a choreographer, Rowen’s works blend technical prowess with creative expression, often infused with humour. Her focus lies in fostering confidence, responsibility, generosity, self-discovery, and meaningful expression through dance practice.