2018-2019 MDS Season

Location Name Class Days
Dream Dancers
This class is designed to introduce ballet and tap class to pre-school age dancers. They will learn basic dance techniques and vocabulary. Through this class they will be taught creativity and musicality with the use of props and imagery. Dancers in this class will need pink ballet shoes, nude tap shoes, leotard and tights for each class. This class will perform one dance at the annual recital.
Monday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Hip Hop 3/4 Early
This class is for dancers ages 8-10 years old and entering Third or Fourth Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. This class will perform in the annual recital. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Lyrical 4
This class is for dancers ages 9-10 years old and entering Fourth Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Jazz 4
This class is for dancers ages 9-10 years old and entering Fourth Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Hip Hop 3/4 Late
This class is for dancers ages 8-10 years old and entering Third or Fourth Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. This class will perform in the annual recital. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Tap 3/4/5/6
This class is for dancers ages 8-10 years old and entering Third or Fourth Grade. In this class dancers will learn basic tap terminology such as shuffle ball change, flap, cramp roll, buffalo etc. This style of dance focuses on the use of the dancers tap shoes striking the floor to produce sound. Dancers will need nude tap shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jazz 5
This class is for dancers ages 10-11 years old and entering Fifth Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Lyrical 5
This class is for dancers ages 10-11 years old and entering Fifth Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Senior Sg Lyrical
MDS Competition Team
Monday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Hip Hop 5/6
This class is for dancers ages 10-12 years old and entering Fifth or Sixth Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. This class will perform in the annual recital. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Senior Sg Contemporary
MDS Competition Team
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Ballet 5/6
This class is for dancers ages 10-12 years old and entering Fifth or Sixth Grade. Ballet is the base of all dance training and is very important in the development of the dancer’s technique. Each class will begin with warm up and barre exercises. They will progress to movement across the floor and jumps in center. Dancers will learn ballet terminology and proper body alignment and posture. It is strongly suggested that all dancers take ballet class to ensure they have a strong foundation to perform all other styles of dance. This class will need pink ballet shoes and leotard and tights at each class. Dancers will perform in the annual recital.
Monday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Ballet Technique for Teen/Senior Competition Team - Session 1
This class is only offered to 2018-2019 MDS Competition Team members. This the first 10 week session running from September 10 through November 12.

Dancers will be required to wear any color of leotard, pink tights & pink ballet shoes. Hair pulled up and pinned into a bun. Optional ballet skirt and warm ups will be
allowed for the first 15-20 minutes of class if needed. Dancers will not perform in the annual recital.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Ballet Technique for Teen/Senior Competition Team - Session 2
This class is only offered to 2018-2019 MDS Competition Team members. This the second 10 week session running from November 19 through February 18.

Dancers will be required to wear any color of leotard, pink tights & pink ballet shoes. Hair pulled up and pinned into a bun. Optional ballet skirt and warm ups will be
allowed for the first 15-20 minutes of class if needed. Dancers will not perform in the annual recital.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Ballet Technique for Teen/Senior Competition Team - Session 3
This class is only offered to 2018-2019 MDS Competition Team members. This the third 10 week session running from February 25 through April 29.

Dancers will be required to wear any color of leotard, pink tights & pink ballet shoes. Hair pulled up and pinned into a bun. Optional ballet skirt and warm ups will be
allowed for the first 15-20 minutes of class if needed.

Dancers in session 3 will have the option to perform a piece in the annual recital.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Jazz 6
This class is for dancers ages 11-12 years old and entering Sixth Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
8:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Lyrical 6
This class is for dancers ages 11-12 years old and entering Sixth Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Monday
9:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Acro Mini 1
This class is designed for dancers ages 3-6 years old. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. MDS is certified to teach the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Acro Mini 2
This class is designed for dancers ages 3-6 years old. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. MDS is certified to teach the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Acro 1/2
This class is designed for dancers ages 6-8 years old. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. MDS is certified to teach the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Acro 3/4
This class is designed for dancers ages 8-10 years old. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. MDS is certified to teach the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Acro 5/6
This class is designed for dancers ages 10-12 years old. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. MDS is certified to teach the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Acro 7/8
This class is designed for dancers ages 12-16 years old. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. MDS is certified to teach the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Junior Sg Lyrical - 9 yr.
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Junior Sg Lyrical - 11 yr.
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Junior Sg Musical Theatre
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Teen Sg Contemporary
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Teen Sg Hip Hop
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Teen Sg Lyrical
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Teen Sg Musical Theatre
MDS Competition Team
Tuesday
9:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Starlettes Early
This class is for dancers ages 5-6 years old and entering Kindergarten. Dancers enrolled in this class will expand on basic movements and dance vocabulary. This class will build off skills learned in Dream Dancers and apply ballet and tap technique to choreography. Dancers in this class will need pink ballet shoes, nude tap shoes and leotard and tights at every class. This class will perform a ballet and tap routine at the annual recital.
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Ballet 3/4
This class is for dancers ages 8-10 years old and entering Third or Fourth Grade. Ballet is the base of all dance training and is very important in the development of the dancer’s technique. Each class will begin with warm up and barre exercises. They will progress to movement across the floor and jumps in center. Dancers will learn ballet terminology and proper body alignment and posture. It is strongly suggested that all dancers take ballet class to ensure they have a strong foundation to perform all other styles of dance. This class will need pink ballet shoes and leotard and tights at each class. Dancers will perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Jazz 3
This class is for dancers ages 8-9 years old and entering Third Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Lyrical 3
This class is for dancers ages 8-9 years old and entering 3rd Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Dream Dancers
This class is designed to introduce ballet and tap class to pre-school age dancers. They will learn basic dance techniques and vocabulary. Through this class they will be taught creativity and musicality with the use of props and imagery. Dancers in this class will need pink ballet shoes, nude tap shoes and leotard and tights for each class. This class will perform one dance at the annual recital.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Starlettes Late
This class is for dancers ages 5-6 years old and entering Kindergarten. Dancers enrolled in this class will expand on basic movements and dance vocabulary. This class will build off skills learned in Dream Dancers and apply ballet and tap technique to choreography. Dancers in this class will need pink ballet shoes, nude tap shoes and leotard and tights at every class. This class will perform a ballet and tap routine at the annual recital.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Jr High/HS Tap
This class is designed for dancers ages 12-18 years old and entering Seventh through Twelfth Grade. In this class dancers will learn basic tap terminology such as shuffle ball change, flap, cramp roll, buffalo etc. This style of dance focuses on the use of the dancers tap shoes striking the floor to produce sound. Dancers will need nude tap shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
High School Hip Hop
This class is designed for dancers ages 14-18 years old and entering Ninth-Twelfth Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in and perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Jr High/HS Pointe
This class is designed for dancers ages 12-18 years old and entering Seventh-Twelfth Grade. In this class dancers will learn how to properly strengthen their body to go up on pointe. They will also learn ballet terminology. In order to enroll in this class dancers must be enrolled in ballet. Dancers will need pink pointe shoes and leotard and tights for each class. This class will perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
High School Jazz
This class is designed for dancers ages 14-18 years old and entering Ninth-Twelfth Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 8:45 PM
High School Lyrical
This class is designed for dancers age 14-18 years old and entering Ninth-Twelfth Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
8:45 PM to 9:15 PM
High School Modern
This class is designed for dancers ages 14-18 years old and entering Ninth-Twelfth Grade. This style of dance allows the dancer to take their ballet technique and move more freely with it. Dancers will learn basic modern techniques such as contractions, leaps, C-curves and melts. Dancers will dance barefoot and learn how to stay grounded. They will perform in the annual recital.
Wednesday
9:15 PM to 9:45 PM
Ballet 1
This class is for dancers ages 6-7 years old and entering 1st Grade. Ballet is the base of all dance training and is very important in the development of the dancer’s technique. Dancers will learn ballet terminology and proper body alignment and posture. It is strongly suggested that all dancers take ballet class to ensure they have a strong foundation to perform all other styles of dance. This class will need pink ballet shoes and leotard and tights at each class. Dancers will perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:15 PM
Hip Hop 1
This class is for dancers ages 6-7 years old and entering 1st Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 4:45 PM
Tap 1/2
This class is for dancers ages 6-8 years old and entering 1st or 2nd Grade. In this class dancers will learn basic tap terminology such as shuffle ball change, flap, cramp roll, buffalo etc. This style of dance focuses on the use of the dancers tap shoes striking the floor to produce sound. Dancers will need black tap shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:15 PM
Jazz 2
This class is for dancers that are 7-8 years old and entering 2nd Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 5:45 PM
Hip Hop 2
This class is for dancers ages 7-8 years old and entering 2nd Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Ballet 2
This class is for dancers ages 7-8 years old and entering 2nd Grade. Ballet is the base of all dance training and is very important in the development of the dancer’s technique. Each class will begin with warm up and barre exercises. They will progress to movement across the floor and jumps in center. Dancers will learn ballet terminology and proper body alignment and posture. It is strongly suggested that all dancers take ballet class to ensure they have a strong foundation to perform all other styles of dance. This class will need pink ballet shoes and leotard and tights at each class. Dancers will perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Lyrical 7
This class is for dancers 12-13 years old and entering 7th Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Jazz 7
This class is for dancers 12-13 years old and entering 7th Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
JH/HS Ballet
This class is for dancers 12-14 years old and entering 7th or 8th Grade. Ballet is the base of all dance training and is very important in the development of the dancer’s technique. Each class will begin with warm up and barre exercises. They will progress to movement across the floor and jumps in center. Dancers will learn ballet terminology and proper body alignment and posture. It is strongly suggested that all dancers take ballet class to ensure they have a strong foundation to perform all other styles of dance. This class will need pink ballet shoes and leotard and tights at each class. Dancers will perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Hip Hop 7/8
This class is for dancers ages 12-14 years old and entering 7th or 8th Grade. Hip hop is a great style for a dancer that has no formal dance training. Techniques such as popping, locking and freestyle will be taught in this class. The music and choreography for this style will be inspired by hip hop culture. They will need hip hop shoes that are easy to dance in and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
8:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Jazz 8
This class is for dancers 13-14 years old and entering 8th Grade. Dancers will focus on leap combinations, turning sequences and jumps in this class. Dancers will benefit from being enrolled in ballet in addition to jazz so they already know the basic techniques. Dancers will need nude jazz shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
8:45 PM to 9:15 PM
Lyrical 8
This class is for dancers 13-14 years old and entering 8th Grade. This style of dance is more based off the dancers freedom to express themselves. This class fuses together ballet and jazz technique. There is a strong connection between the music and the choreography that the dancers will portray through their emotions. Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet and jazz to assist in their lyrical technique. This class will need nude lyrical shoes and perform in the annual recital.
Thursday
9:15 PM to 9:45 PM
Petite Trio Jazz
MDS Competition Team
Sunday
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Petite Sg Hip Hop
MDS Competition Team
Sunday
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Junior Lg Jazz
MDS Competition Team
Sunday
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
Teen Lg Jazz
MDS Competition Team
Sunday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Senior Lg Jazz
MDS Competition Team
Sunday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM