Our School

The Tryzub School of Ukrainian Dance is an integral component of Tryzub. The School was created in 1996 in response to the need for a professionally operated dance school in Calgary, focusing on the development of future Ensemble members. The core values of the School are excellence, teamwork, community, and pride.

Our mission is to provide the best Ukrainian dance instruction available in Calgary, foster an atmosphere of learning, facilitate the technical training of our students, encourage an appreciation and love of Ukrainian dance, and prepare our youth so they become the foundation of the Ensemble of tomorrow.

Find out more about our Syllabus for Ukrainian dance:


The School is comprised of students ranging in age from four to adult. The Fundamentals of Ukrainian Dance classes teach basic skills and steps to children from four to fourteen, as set out in the dance syllabus implemented by Tryzub's Artistic Director, Shane Gibson. 

Junior Tryzub provides the opportunity for dancers 12 to 18 to increase their level of technical ability and develop the skills and passion that are Tryzub.

The Tryzub Adult Class allows former Ensemble members, parents, and others with a love for Ukrainian dance to continue to maintain their skills in a recreational environment.

Learn more about Tryzub's various programs and upcoming classes: