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Our Programs

We offer award-winning arts instruction, both private and group, in music, acting, dance and musical theatre.

Who Are We?

We are an award-winning performing arts academy in Waterdown, Ontario, delivering an exciting range of performing arts opportunities to young people aged 3-18. Our private and group lessons, which take place in an engaging and supportive environment at our performing arts academy, teach a host of skills in the fields of music, musical theatre, dance and acting, andΒ help you realize your potential.Β 

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CAMP!!!!! β˜€οΈ Our incredible summer of fun has officially begun! πŸŽΆπŸŽ­πŸ•ΊπŸΌ#lifeatcby #campcby #waterdown #theatrecamp

CAMP!!!!! β˜€οΈ Our incredible summer of fun has officially begun! πŸŽΆπŸŽ­πŸ•ΊπŸΌ#lifeatcby #campcby #waterdown #theatrecamp ...

And with our 6th recital this weekend concluded, so ends our 2023-2024 learning and performing season. Stay tuned for more recital content! We love this community of performers and families! Thank you, thank you!! πŸŽΆπŸ’™ #lifeatcby (πŸ“Έthanks to Brooke's fam for capturing this beautiful moment!)

And with our 6th recital this weekend concluded, so ends our 2023-2024 learning and performing season. Stay tuned for more recital content! We love this community of performers and families! Thank you, thank you!! πŸŽΆπŸ’™ #lifeatcby (πŸ“Έthanks to Brooke`s fam for capturing this beautiful moment!) ...

Here are our Youth Dance students OWNING the stage tonight. They closed our second concert with style, performing a beautiful piece featuring dance forms from different cultures. Well done to our Youth Dancers and all the other CBY students who performed in our End of Year Concerts tonight. What a wonderful way to celebrate these hard working, talented young stars as our year comes to an end. Three more concerts tomorrow!! We’ll see you then, Waterdown 😎 #lifeatcby #cbystudents #thisiswhywedoit

Here are our Youth Dance students OWNING the stage tonight. They closed our second concert with style, performing a beautiful piece featuring dance forms from different cultures. Well done to our Youth Dancers and all the other CBY students who performed in our End of Year Concerts tonight. What a wonderful way to celebrate these hard working, talented young stars as our year comes to an end. Three more concerts tomorrow!! We’ll see you then, Waterdown 😎 #lifeatcby #cbystudents #thisiswhywedoit ...

Finding Nemo Jr is officially swimming into the CBY history books!! Congrats to both of our casts on a SOLD OUT RUN! An ocean of thanks to our teaching and production staff, parent volunteers, and of course our students for bringing this delightful tale alive. It takes a village and we are so happy to be a part of this zany school of fish! Stay tuned for our next panto performance this December! Until then, just keep swimming.... 🐠🐑πŸͺΌπŸ«§πŸͺΈ #lifeatcby #findingnemojr #educationaltheatre #waterdown

Finding Nemo Jr is officially swimming into the CBY history books!! Congrats to both of our casts on a SOLD OUT RUN! An ocean of thanks to our teaching and production staff, parent volunteers, and of course our students for bringing this delightful tale alive. It takes a village and we are so happy to be a part of this zany school of fish! Stay tuned for our next panto performance this December! Until then, just keep swimming.... 🐠🐑πŸͺΌπŸ«§πŸͺΈ #lifeatcby #findingnemojr #educationaltheatre #waterdown ...

Sweet Coral looking at that SOLD OUT AUDIENCE! Thanks for making this one seasational run! Closing night tonight! 🐠 #findingnemojr #justkeepswimming

Sweet Coral looking at that SOLD OUT AUDIENCE! Thanks for making this one seasational run! Closing night tonight! 🐠 #findingnemojr #justkeepswimming ...

"I promise to never let anything happen to you, Nemo." Happy Father's Day to all who celebrate! πŸ πŸ‘” #findingnemojr #fathersday

"I promise to never let anything happen to you, Nemo." Happy Father`s Day to all who celebrate! πŸ πŸ‘” #findingnemojr #fathersday ...

Have you had a chance to learn marine biology from Professor Ray yet? Tomorrow is your last opportunity to get in with this school of fish! 🐟 #findingnemojr #lifeatcby

Have you had a chance to learn marine biology from Professor Ray yet? Tomorrow is your last opportunity to get in with this school of fish! 🐟 #findingnemojr #lifeatcby ...

Big round of applause to our students who competed in the Ontario Music Festival Association's Provincial Festival this week! Can you believe BOTH of our Scuba cast Dorys have balanced their performances in Finding Nemo this weekend with their provincial performances?! Talk about how they "just keep swimming"! Congrats to Evy, Graeden, Zooey and Sophie for incredible singing and acting in musical theatre and pop categories. You do us proud every time you hit the stage and we are so excited to see what all four of you do next! 🎢 #omfa #omfaprovincials #lifeatcby

Big round of applause to our students who competed in the Ontario Music Festival Association`s Provincial Festival this week! Can you believe BOTH of our Scuba cast Dorys have balanced their performances in Finding Nemo this weekend with their provincial performances?! Talk about how they "just keep swimming"! Congrats to Evy, Graeden, Zooey and Sophie for incredible singing and acting in musical theatre and pop categories. You do us proud every time you hit the stage and we are so excited to see what all four of you do next! 🎢 #omfa #omfaprovincials #lifeatcby ...

Our sharks ate and left no crumbs (err....fins)! 🦈 #fisharefriendsnotfood #findingnemojr

Our sharks ate and left no crumbs (err....fins)! 🦈 #fisharefriendsnotfood #findingnemojr ...

Are you a Gill, a Peach, a Gurgle, a Bloat, a Bubbles or a Nemo? We love seeing the teamwork of the Tank Gang unfold on stage and off! πŸŸπŸŒŸπŸ’œπŸ‘πŸ«§πŸ  #justkeepswimming #findingnemojr #lifeatcby

Are you a Gill, a Peach, a Gurgle, a Bloat, a Bubbles or a Nemo? We love seeing the teamwork of the Tank Gang unfold on stage and off! πŸŸπŸŒŸπŸ’œπŸ‘πŸ«§πŸ  #justkeepswimming #findingnemojr #lifeatcby ...

Let me tell you, you'll be JELLY if you miss out on this show! A few tickets still remain for our performance this Sunday at 7pm only. Don't get stung- grab your seats before they swim away! πŸͺΌ #findingnemojr #lifeatcby #waterdown

Let me tell you, you`ll be JELLY if you miss out on this show! A few tickets still remain for our performance this Sunday at 7pm only. Don`t get stung- grab your seats before they swim away! πŸͺΌ #findingnemojr #lifeatcby #waterdown ...

Flying into show weekend! Congrats Scuba cast, you're officially open! 🐒#findingnemojr #gowiththeflow

Flying into show weekend! Congrats Scuba cast, you`re officially open! 🐒#findingnemojr #gowiththeflow ...

β€œCBY Music fosters a safe, fun and invigorating environment for young people eager to hone their skills and excel in the industry.”

Vanessa Sears is a successful Broadway, Tony nominated Canadian stage and screen actor who has previously taught musical theatre masterclasses at the CBY Academy.

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