2024 Spring Sessions

Name
Days
Location
Mommy & Me (Grown Up & Me)
4 spots left
Ages 1 - 3
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Shining Stars
This class is full
Ages 3 - 6
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Tumbling, Tricks, & Technique I
This class is full
For dancers 7 years old and older who are looking to set goals and achieve skills to take their training to the next level. This session will be challenging with difficult movement, conditioning, and more. Dancers will be challenged at their level for tumbling, turning, and a variety of other dance skills that are used during the regular dance season. There will also be a Tumbling, Tricks, and Technique II for those with experience.
Ages 7 - 18
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Tumbling, Tricks, & Technique II
11 spots left
Ages 7 - 18
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Shining Stars
5 spots left
Shining Stars is a fun session for 3 to 6 year olds. Dancers will explore dance genres, play fun, musical games, and make new friends!

To accommodate for many of our families who travel out of town starting Thursday for Memorial day weekend, we will have class on Wednesday for the weekend of Memorial Day. Therefore, this Shining Star class will meet on the following days:
- Thursday, May 16th
- Wednesday, May 22nd
- Thursday, May 30th

Ages 3 - 6
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Stretch and Sip
12 spots left
The countdown to summer is ON! Let's finish Spring with creating healthy habits to continue through the summer and beyond. Melissa's School of Dance is hosting 'Stretch and Sip' encouraging our community to set healthy and cozy time aside to take care of your body and mind. This 3 week session can give you the tools you need to set healthy habits at home that are wonderful for physical and mental health. Bring a cup of your favorite lemon water, boba, or tea.

To accommodate for many of our families who travel out of town starting Thursday for Memorial day weekend, we will have class on Wednesday for the weekend of Memorial Day. Therefore, this class will meet on the following days:
- Thursday, May 16th
- Wednesday, May 22nd
- Thursday, May 30th

Not required, but feel free to bring a stretching mat and / or stretching block (blocks can help make stretches deeper, we will have some blocks available to borrow if you are interested).

Stretch and Sip is a fusion of pilates basics, active stretching, and some of our favorite dance warm ups set to relaxing and feel good music, with an occasional upbeat hit to get our hearts going.

Refreshments are not provided. We ask that everyone leave their refreshments off the dance floor, in a designated area, to prevent spilling, however, we will take many sip breaks throughout the session.

Class information
- wear T-shirt / fitted tank with cotton / knit / spandex leggings / yoga pants.
- Thick socks or Jazz shoes required. No bare feet, sneakers, or tennis shoes on the dance floor.
- You are responsible for bringing whatever you Sip in a spill proof cup with a lid.
- Cups must stay off the Dance floor, but there will be plenty of sip breaks.

Ages 21 - 99
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance

2024 - 2025 Dance Season

Name
Days
Location
Ballet & Tap Combo
1 spot left
As your pre-school aged dancer puts on her leotard and tights and walks into her first dance class, let the memories begin. As she makes new friends and learns her first French words, her world has opened up to the art of dance. This exciting class includes introduction to ballet and introduction to tap. Along with learning ballet basics, tap basics and new dance terminology, this class also will get to play with fun props that will improve their fine motor skills and gross motor skills. In addition to movement and social skills, little ones learn emergent performance skills and how to use movement and facial expression to tell a story. No experience necessary.

This class will learn and perform two (2) routines in our recital showcase. This class will order two (2) MSOD approved dance costumes for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15h.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html

Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 3 - 4.5
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Ballet & Tap Combo
This class is full
This wonderful class is for school aged dancers. They will explore ballet and tap combinations in a fun environment which will further their dance training. In addition to movement and social skills, little ones learn emergent performance skills and how to use movement and facial expression to tell a story. No experience necessary.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

This class will learn and perform two (2) routines in our recital showcase. This class will order two (2) MSOD approved dance costumes for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 5 - 6
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Nashville I
7 spots left
Below you will find some general information about this trip.

Trip dates: July 27th - 29th 2025

Resort: Gaylord Opryland Resort

How will I Sign Up

The company that makes this opportunity available to our studio is called Dance The World. You will sign up through a link they provide and make your payments to them. We have enjoyed participating in many trips with this company including Disney World and Nashville TN. Please note that you must travel through this company to have access / entrance to the Grand Ole Opry for our dancer’s performance, Wildhorse Saloon, etc.

To participate in this performance opportunity your dancer(s) must be registered in one of the MSOD Nashville Company classes for the 2024 – 2025 dance season. Melissa’s School of Dance will offer classes for this performance group called Nashville Company. We will have two class groups Nashville Company I & Nashville Company II. The classes will be divided considering multiple factors including but not limited to age, ability, and dance experience at our studio. We will need a minimum of 10 dancers for each class. These dancers must register for the Nashville Company class for the 2024 - 2025 dance season. *If there is not enough interest, we will have to combine the classes. *If there is a lot of interest, we will open additional classes.

Nashville Company I: Monday's 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Nashville Company II: Monday's 7:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Please note, there will be some dates when dancers in the Nashville I Company will need to stay a little later, and days when the Nashville II dancers will need to come a little earlier. This will be so the dancers can all practice together. Dancers and families will be notified in advance.

Performance Information

MSOD Nashville Company will learn a dance routine to perform on the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage. These dancers will order a costume, tights, shoes, etc. for this performance in November 2024. These dancers will also perform this routine during our annual recital showcase in the spring of 2025.

Our Nashville Company dancers will also learn a group routine to perform at the Music City Showstopper Downtown performance. The costume, tights, and red glitter performance boots are included in the cost for performers for this opportunity. Choreography for this performance will be taught during class and practiced at home. During our trip, we will have a required dress rehearsal at our resort (Gaylord Opryland Resort) for this performance. Our dancers will also have the option to participate in a Master Dance Class with a famous dancer / choreographer, this exciting guest has yet to be announced. In the past the master class instructor was an expert dancer from Dancing with the Stars.

Our dancers and their families will enjoy celebrating at the Music City Showstopper After Party that will take place at the famous Wildhorse Saloon.

Traveling

Each dance family is responsible for their own travel for this opportunity. As always, we will look into group flight prices. I will share this information with you all when travel prices are available for July 2025. You must travel through MSOD / Dance the world (our group) to participate in our group flight

Performer Dedication

Please note: Representing our community, our studio, and dancing on the Grand Ole Opry Stage is an elite and incredible opportunity. MSOD Nashville Company dancers must have excellent class attendance and dedication to be a part of this elite group. This means they should arrive for class on time, prepared for class with a can-do attitude. These dancers should give 100% in class and practice at home as well. This class must be their number one extracurricular activity. If a dancer misses too many classes they may be required to complete and pay for private lessons with Melissa or Taylor in order to catch up. Dancers with poor attendance and / or lack of dedication will be dropped from the class without refund for class, costumes, props, trip through Dance the World / World Class Vacations, etc.


Please reply to this email and let me know if you are interested in receiving additional details when I have them.

Dancers in this class are expected to have excellent attendance to practice technique and stay conditioned for the level of difficulty the choreography will be for the class. Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class.

Dancers new to the MSOD dance family are expected to demonstrate the Triple A’s and have a can-do, team attitude.

Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will definitely perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase and will order one (1) MSOD approved Dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available. HOWEVER, based on attendance, attitude, class dedication, and how much the dancers are practicing at home, the class might perform a 2nd routine and may need a 2nd costume.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 6 - 22
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Nashville II
10 spots left
Below you will find some general information about this trip.

Trip dates: July 27th - 29th 2025

Resort: Gaylord Opryland Resort

How will I Sign Up

The company that makes this opportunity available to our studio is called Dance The World. You will sign up through a link they provide and make your payments to them. We have enjoyed participating in many trips with this company including Disney World and Nashville TN. Please note that you must travel through this company to have access / entrance to the Grand Ole Opry for our dancer’s performance, Wildhorse Saloon, etc.

To participate in this performance opportunity your dancer(s) must be registered in one of the MSOD Nashville Company classes for the 2024 – 2025 dance season. Melissa’s School of Dance will offer classes for this performance group called Nashville Company. We will have two class groups Nashville Company I & Nashville Company II. The classes will be divided considering multiple factors including but not limited to age, ability, and dance experience at our studio. We will need a minimum of 10 dancers for each class. These dancers must register for the Nashville Company class for the 2024 - 2025 dance season. *If there is not enough interest, we will have to combine the classes. *If there is a lot of interest, we will open additional classes.

Nashville Company I: Monday's 6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Nashville Company II: Monday's 7:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Please note, there will be some dates when dancers in the Nashville I Company will need to stay a little later, and days when the Nashville II dancers will need to come a little earlier. This will be so the dancers can all practice together. Dancers and families will be notified in advance.

Performance Information

MSOD Nashville Company will learn a dance routine to perform on the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage. These dancers will order a costume, tights, shoes, etc. for this performance in November 2024. These dancers will also perform this routine during our annual recital showcase in the spring of 2025.

Our Nashville Company dancers will also learn a group routine to perform at the Music City Showstopper Downtown performance. The costume, tights, and red glitter performance boots are included in the cost for performers for this opportunity. Choreography for this performance will be taught during class and practiced at home. During our trip, we will have a required dress rehearsal at our resort (Gaylord Opryland Resort) for this performance. Our dancers will also have the option to participate in a Master Dance Class with a famous dancer / choreographer, this exciting guest has yet to be announced. In the past the master class instructor was an expert dancer from Dancing with the Stars.

Our dancers and their families will enjoy celebrating at the Music City Showstopper After Party that will take place at the famous Wildhorse Saloon.

Traveling

Each dance family is responsible for their own travel for this opportunity. As always, we will look into group flight prices. I will share this information with you all when travel prices are available for July 2025. You must travel through MSOD / Dance the world (our group) to participate in our group flight.

Performer Dedication

Please note: Representing our community, our studio, and dancing on the Grand Ole Opry Stage is an elite and incredible opportunity. MSOD Nashville Company dancers must have excellent class attendance and dedication to be a part of this elite group. This means they should arrive for class on time, prepared for class with a can-do attitude. These dancers should give 100% in class and practice at home as well. This class must be their number one extracurricular activity. If a dancer misses too many classes they may be required to complete and pay for private lessons with Melissa or Taylor in order to catch up. Dancers with poor attendance and / or lack of dedication will be dropped from the class without refund for class, costumes, props, trip through Dance the World / World Class Vacations, etc.

Please reply to this email and let me know if you are interested in receiving additional details when I have them.

Dancers in this class are expected to have excellent attendance to practice technique and stay conditioned for the level of difficulty the choreography will be for the class. Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class.

Dancers new to the MSOD dance family are expected to demonstrate the Triple A’s and have a can-do, team attitude.

Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will definitely perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase and will order one (1) MSOD approved Dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available. HOWEVER, based on attendance, attitude, class dedication, and how much the dancers are practicing at home, the class might perform a 2nd routine and may need a 2nd costume.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 6 - 22
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Hip Hop II
8 spots left
In this class, students will learn hip-hop technique; hip-hop is an urban style of dance which will include a variety of stylish dance moves, floor work and more. Because of the high amounts of floor work in this class, students must be comfortable getting on and off the floor quickly. No experience necessary, dedication required.

Dancers in this class are expected to have excellent attendance to practice technique and stay conditioned for the level of difficulty the choreography will be for the class.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class. Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

Dancers new to the MSOD dance family are expected to have demonstrate the Triple A’s and have a can-do, team attitude.
Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 10 - 22
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Pop Hop
8 spots left
Pop Hop is a high energy class for 5 and 6-year olds. This class is an introduction to funky jazz and hip hop style. If your dancer likes music with some bass, this class is for them. No experience necessary.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 5 - 6
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Poms I
2 spots left
Pom class is a fusion of cheerleading and dance. This high energy class will surely get your dance and cheer enthusiast on her feet! Pom students will learn cheer basics and incorporate them with dance while using poms, of course. They will strive for excellence as a group but will also work towards personal goals. Experience preferred, dedication required.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 7 - 18
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Ballet & Barre I
9 spots left
The art of ballet is truly timeless, and what do girls dream of? Being an exquisitely, beautiful ballerina and captivating an audience on the stage. This class is for dancers 7 years old and older to learn this classic genre of dance. In this class, dancers will practice at the ballet barre in order to improve their overall dance technique and strengthen their bodies. Dancers will also learn a variety of ballet progressions such as various turns, leaps, and other progressions. Both classical and modern techniques will be taught in this class in order to keep the dancers well rounded.

Dancers in this class are required to wear a dance leotard and tights to each class.

Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class.

Dancers new to the MSOD dance family are expected to demonstrate the Triple A’s and have a can-do, team attitude throughout the dance season.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 7 - 18
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Ballet & Barre II
9 spots left
The art of ballet is truly timeless, and what do girls dream of? Being an exquisitely, beautiful ballerina and captivating an audience on the stage. In this class, dancers will practice at the ballet barre in order to improve their overall dance technique and strengthen their bodies. Dancers will also learn a variety of ballet progressions such as various turns, leaps, and other progressions. Both classical and modern techniques will be taught in this class in order to keep the dancers well rounded.

Dancers in this class are required to wear a dance leotard and tights to each class.

Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class.

Dancers new to the MSOD dance family are expected to demonstrate the Triple A’s and have a can-do, team attitude throughout the dance season.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 7 - 19
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Poms II
9 spots left
Pom class is a fusion of cheerleading and dance. This high energy class will surely get your dance and cheer enthusiast on her feet! Pom students will learn cheer basics and incorporate them with dance while using poms, of course. They will strive for excellence as a group but will also work towards personal goals. Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need to purchase Poms as part of their class materials.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 10 - 18
Tuesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Contemporary I
16 spots left
Contemporary dance is the name for a modern dance genre. It is not a specific dance technique but a collection of methods, and sometimes tells a story. Contemporary dance is a mixture of forms that is typically danced to modern music instead of classical music, and usually encompasses ballet, modern, jazz and lyrical. Some ballet experience necessary.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 9 - 12
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Contemporary II
14 spots left
Contemporary dance is the name for a modern dance genre. It is not a specific dance technique but a collection of methods, and sometimes tells a story. Contemporary dance is a mixture of forms that is typically danced to modern music instead of classical music, and usually encompasses ballet, modern, jazz and lyrical. Some ballet experience necessary.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 13 - 20
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Ballet & Tap Combo
7 spots left
As your pre-school aged dancer puts on her leotard and tights and walks into her first dance class, let the memories begin. As she makes new friends and learns her first French words, her world has opened up to the art of dance. This exciting class includes introduction to ballet and introduction to tap. Along with learning ballet basics, tap basics and new dance terminology, this class also will get to play with fun props that will improve their fine motor skills and gross motor skills. In addition to movement and social skills, little ones learn emergent performance skills and how to use movement and facial expression to tell a story. No experience necessary.

This class will learn and perform two (2) routines in our recital showcase. This class will order two (2) MSOD approved dance costumes for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html

Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 3 - 4.5
Thursday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Jazz & Tap I
3 spots left
Continuing to strive for their dancing dream, this group of dancers will be challenged in learning rhythmic tap and modern jazz. We will set high goals as a class, but encourage individual achievement as dancers master different levels of different skills in their own time. Experience preferred, dedication required.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

This class will learn and perform two (2) routines in our recital showcase. This class will order two (2) MSOD approved dance costumes for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 7 - 13
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Hip Hop I
1 spot left
This class is for dancers 7 and older. In this class, students will learn hip-hop technique; hip-hop is an urban style of dance which will include a variety of stylish dance moves, floor work and more. Because of the high amounts of floor work in this class, students must be comfortable getting on and off the floor quickly. No experience necessary, dedication required.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html
Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 7 - 13
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance
Character II
3 spots left
For our dancers who dream of being Broadway bound, or for those dancers who have extra charisma, this class is for you. Our character class is a fusion of dance, character portrayal, and dramatic interpretation. We will work on dance skills from various genres and with the use of different costumes and props we will entertain with a fascinating story. In this class, you can immerse yourself into a role that will help you develop more facial expressions and body language for your overall dance technique. No experience necessary, dedication required.

Good attendance (less than 4 absences per dance season) and dedication (can-do attitude) required. 6 or more absences in the dance season and / or 3 or more consecutive absences is considered excessive.

In order to meet the registration fulfillment for this course, previous MSOD dancers are expected to have demonstrated excellent Triple A behavior the previous dance season, including excellent attendance, ability, and attitude in their class.

Dancers new to the MSOD dance family are expected to demonstrate the Triple A’s and have a can-do, team attitude throughout the dance season.

This class will need at least 10 dancers enrolled by July 15th.

This class will definitely learn and perform one (1) routine in our recital showcase. This class will definitely order one (1) MSOD approved dance costume for the recital showcase at our first parent week in the fall (dates posted on the calendar). HOWEVER, there is a possibility that this class may perform a 2nd routine during the showcase. We will discuss this possibility during parent night. Prices are not yet available for costumes, but you will know as soon as I have all the information ready and available.

Classes and / or dancers who participate in MSOD activities, MSOD community events, and demonstrate Triple A behaviors may have potential for additional opportunities.

Important MSOD Events and Dates
MSOD Required Rehearsal date: To be announced
MSOD Recital Showcase date: To be announced
We are in the process of booking the venue for our 2025 Spring recital showcase. The date will be added to the studio calendar as soon as it is finalized. Our preference is late April or early May 2025. Please note that the recital showcase marks the end of the dance season.

Attendance during the months of April and May are required. During the months of April and May our dance schedule will change and the dancers’ classes may meet at a different day / time, these modifications have not yet been applied to the calendar yet, but will be given to you by late February / early March.

Prior to registering for any class, please be sure that you have read and fully understand our policies as listed on our website: http://www.melissasschoolofdance.com/studio-policies.html

Please note, the policies may change at any time without notice, if necessary.

Ages 10 - 25
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Main
Melissa's School of Dance