Combo classes - These classes are designed to introduce a young dancer to the dance classroom. These dancers learn ballet and tap and work on large motor skill development and musicality. 

Ballet -   MCDA ballet program is a professional American Ballet style, which incorporates various forms of Vagonova and Checceti techniques.  These classes meet 2 -3 days a week minimum to develop the strength, discipline and placement for pointe work. Classes range from beginner to advanced and vary in length from 1 hour to 1 ½ hours long.  

Hip Hop-   Rhythmic movements usually to music, using prearranged or improvised steps and gestures, inspired from the hip-hop culture and lifestyle. 

Tap - The tap program at MCDA is designed to work through a graduated method of tap.  These classes include strengthening and conditioning to improve fine motor development in the feet and ankles.  Dancers learn rhythm and coordination.  These classes are fast-paced. 

Contemporary/Modern - A theatrical dance that allows the dancers freedom to explore space, dynamic and musicality. This class has technique based Graham, Ailey, Horton and more.   It also supports choreography in the popular style of contemporary and lyrical dance.  

Jazz   This class encourages flexibility, quick coordination, proper placement with jumps, turns and leaps. This high energy class will also incorporate todays popular  music.

Acro- This class teaches acrobatic skill used in multiple styles of dance.  Dancers develop flexibility and strength while working on tumbling and contortion tricks. 

Class Schedule 2017-2018

Preschool Combo–  Ages 3-4
Tuesday            9:30-10:15
Tuesday            6:00-6:45
Saturday           10:30-11:15


Kindergarten Combo-Ages 5-6
Monday            5:30-6:30
Thursday          5:00-6:00
Saturday           11:15-12:15


Level I and I-II & Beginners    - Classes for Ages 7-9
Ballet              Monday 4:45-6:00 &
                        Wednesday 5:30-6:30  
Tap                 Wednesday 6:30-7:30
Jazz                 Monday 6:30-7:30
Modern         Thursday 5:30-6:30

Level II and II-III & Youth  - Classes for Ages 10-12
Ballet              Tuesday 4:30-6:00
                        Thursday 5:00-6:15
Tap                 Tuesday 6:00-7:00
Jazz                 Wednesday 6:30-7:30
Modern         Thursday 6:30-7:30
Hip Hop        Saturday 11:30-12:30
Acro               Saturday 10:30-11:30
 

Level III and III-IV & Teen
Ballet                      Wednesday 5:00-6:30
                                Monday 6:00-7:30 
Pointe                     Monday 7:30-8:15
Jazz                          Wednesday 8:00-9:00
Tap                          Tuesday 5:00-6:00

Modern                  Thursday 7:30-8:30
Hip Hop                  Saturday 9:30-10:30
Acro                         Saturday 10:30-11:30


Level IV, IV-V
Ballet                       Monday 5:00-6:30
                                 Wednesday 6:30-8:00
Tap                          Tuesdays 5:00-6:00
Jazz                          Wednesday 8:00-9:00
Modern                   Thursday 7:30-8:30
Hip Hop                  Saturday 9:30-10:30
Pointe                     Monday 7:15-8:15
Acro                        Saturday 10:30-11:30


Adult Classes
Senior Ballet              Tuesday 10:15-11:15
Tap                              Tuesday 7:00-8:00