Preschool Combo – (Ages 3-5)
Monday               4:45-5:30
Tuesday               9:30-10:15   
Wednesday          10:00-11:00
Thursday              6:00-7:00
Saturday              10:30-11:30

Level I and I-II & Beginners (Ages 7+)
Ballet                   Thursday 5:00-6:00
Ballet                   Monday 4:45-6:00  
Tap                      Tuesday 6:30-7:30
Jazz                      Monday 6:15-7:15
Modern               Tuesday 5:30-6:30
Hip Hop              Saturday 10:30-11:30
Acro                     Saturday 11:30-12:30
Level III and III-IV & Teen (Ages 11+)
Ballet                   Wednesday 5:00-6:30
Ballet                   Tuesday 4:30-6:00
Ballet                   Monday 6:00-7:30 
Pointe                  Monday 7:45-8:30
Jazz                      Monday 5:00-6:00
Jazz                      Wednesday 7:30-8:30            
Tap                      Wednesday 6:30-7:30
Modern              Tuesday 7:00-8:00
Acro                    Saturday 10:30-11:30

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 2018-2019

Classes Start

September 5, 2018

Kindergarten Combo-(Ages 4-6)
Monday                5:15-6:15
Tuesday               4:30-5:30
Wednesday          10:00-11:00
Wednesday          6:00-7:00
Thursday              6:00-7:00             
Saturday              10:30-11:30

Level II and II-III & Youth (Ages 9+)
Ballet                    Tuesday 4:30-6:00
Ballet                    Thursday 5:00-6:15
Tap                     Thursday 7:15-8:15
Jazz                    Thursday 6:15-7:15
Jazz                     Monday 6:15-7:15
Modern                 Tuesday 6:00-7:00
Hip Hop                Saturday 11:30-12:30
Acro                     Saturday 10:30-11:30

Advanced Intermediate Level Classes - Level IV & V - (13+)
Ballet                    Monday 6:00-7:30             
Ballet                    Wednesday 6:30-8:00
Pointe                   Monday 7:45-8:30
Tap                       Wednesday 5:15-6:15
Jazz                     Wednesday 8:00-9:00
Modern                Tuesday 7:00-8:00