Class Schedule 2019-2020

Classes Start 

Classes start Sept 9, 2019 

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 Vaganova and Cecchetti 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 hour long.  

Hip Hop-   Rhythmic movements usually to music, using prearranged or improvised steps and gestures, inspired by 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. 

Modern - A theatrical dance that allows the dancers freedom to explore space, dynamic and musicality. This class has a technique based on 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 today's 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. 

Kindergarten Combo

this class is for dancers that have completed preschool
Monday                5:00-6:00
Tuesday               9:30-10:30 (ages 3-5)
Wednesday          5:00-6:00
Thursday              5:00-6:00             
Saturday              10:00-11:00 (ages 4-5)

Level II and II-III & Youth 
Ballet - II               Thursday 6:00-7:15
Ballet - II-III           Tuesday 5:00-6:30 
Tap IIA                   Tuesday 6:30-7:30

Tap IIB-III              Saturday 9:00-10:00
Jazz                        Thursday 7:15-8:15
Jazz                        Tuesday 6:30-7:30
Modern (Jr.)         Tuesday 7:30-8:30

Hip Hop                Saturday 10:00-11:00
Acro                       Saturday 11:00-12:00

Advanced Intermediate Level Classes - Level IV & V 
Ballet V                 Monday 6:00-7:30             
Ballet -IV               Wednesday 5:00-6:30
Pointe Int             Monday 7:45-8:30

Pointe Beg           Saturday 9:00-9:45
Tap - IV                 Saturday 9:45-10:45
Jazz -Teen             Monday 5:00-6:00

Modern                 Wednesday 6:30-7:30

Hip-Hop Teens     Saturday 11:00-12:00

Preschool Combo  

this class is for 1st and 2nd-year dancers 
Tuesday               9:30-10:30 (ages 3-5)

Wednesday          6:00-6:45
Thursday              5:00-5:45
Saturday              10:00-11:00 (ages 4-5)

Level I and I-II & Beginners 
Ballet I                 Thursday 5:00-6:00
Ballet  I-II             Monday 5:30-5:45 
Tap I                     Wednesday 6:30-7:30
Jazz  I                    Thursday 6:00-7:00

Jazz I-II                  Monday 6:45-7:45 
Acro - (Mini)        Thursday 7:00-8:00

Acro I (Jr)              Saturday 11:00-12:00

Level III and III-IV & Teen 
Ballet- III              Monday 6:00-7:30
Ballet- III-IV         Thursday 5:45-7:15

Jazz (Teen)           Monday 5:00-6:00       
Tap - III                 Saturday 9:00-10:00

Tap - IV                 Saturday 9:45-10:45
Modern-Jr 2         Thursday 7:15-8:15
Acro Jr/Teen        Saturday 11:00-12:00