About the Conservatory


Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, a non-profit organization, has been a part of the Halifax arts community for over 130 years, setting the standard for quality arts education in music and dance. Here individuals of all ages can further their love of dance and music under the guidance of skilled faculty members in a progressive learning environment tailored to match each student’s unique goals.

Located in the heart of the Halifax Peninsula, our studios are steeped in Maritime history, providing the perfect backdrop for artistic and creative growth. We invite you to explore the exciting programming and opportunities at Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts.

The Conservatory is committed to inclusion and equal opportunity and believes that diversity is an essential part of our community. As such, we are committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all students.

Honouring the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring the future.