Summer Camps 2022

Name
Days
Location
Fancy Dancy Tea Party - July 11th
CAMP TUITION: $60
$25 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

OOH LA LA!
Pirouette (that’s fancy for spin!) your way into the world of Fancy Nancy as she tries ballet for the first time in her quest for a role in the Mermaid Ballet.

Dress up in your fanciest outfit and enjoy a delicious (that’s fancy for yummy!) tea party, complete with pearls, story time, snacks, and  a  Fancy Dancy runway show! It's sure to be a delightful (that's fancy really great!) morning filled with dance, treats, fashion & fun!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $25 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Monday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
MDM Studios
Dance PAWty with My Pet
CAMP TUITION: $145
$50 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

Raise your paws if you love Paw Patrol and Secret Life of Pets because you’ll PAWSitively love this fun tap, ballet and creative movement dance camp!

Tiny dancers can bring their favorite stuffed pet (dog, cat, character, anything goes!) and together they’ll unleash the fun on four PURRfect dancing adventures: The Paws & Claws Pet Spa, Pet PAWrade, Museum of Pet PAWtraits and the Disco Dance PAWty! At each stop along the way, dancers and pets will dance together and earn paw prints in their Pet PAWfolios.

This dance PAWty will be a fun time...FUR sure!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $50 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
MDM Studios
Magical Dance Adventure
CAMP TUITION: $145
$50 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

Fairies & Mermaids & Unicorns, OH MY! Unleash your inner unicorn and join us for a MAGICAL dance adventure filled with FIN-tastic music, sparkling choreography & whimsical games. Your dancer will walk out of the door with a daily dose of magic and a fun dance accessory to keep! Campers will be grouped by age and skill and capacities are limited.

DAY 1: Unicorn Sparkles
DAY 2: Mer-Magical Mermaids
DAY 3: Whimsical Fairy Frolic

Due to limited capacities, a $50 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
MDM Studios
Nutty in July... a Nutcracker Dance Camp
CAMP TUITION: $145
$50 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

We’ve gone NUTTY and are celebrating Christmas in July! If your dancer loves the magic of The Nutcracker in December, then this is THE summer camp you won't want to miss!

Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen and Mother Ginger on a journey to the Land of SUMMER Sweets to learn real Nutcracker choreography, learn the story behind the different "sweets" and dance with costumed Company members. This one-of-a-kind ballet camp is sure to inspire your budding ballerina or danseur with its specialty crafts, magical music and a mini performance at the end of the week. Dancers will go to sleep each night with visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $50 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
MDM Studios
Peace, Love & Dance... that 70's Dance Camp
CAMP TUITION: $145
$50 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

Right on! Calling all groovy girls & guys who love tie-dye, bell bottoms and Polaroid pictures for this 70s-inspired jazz and hip hop camp!

Peace, Love and Dance dancers will work hard to earn three Flower Power Patches through groovy dance activities and retro crafts — including fun photo ops with instant cameras and a funky 70s mood board! Then, get ready to perform live at the Retro Remix finale!

This dance camp is sure to be far out and groove- tastic!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $50 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
MDM Studios
Student Choreography Workshop
One of our most popular summer events is BACK! Our Student Choreography Workshop is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for dancers to push themselves to move from simply following steps to creating steps of their own. This 4 day workshop, with extended time this year, is loved by both budding choreographers and dancers who love to perform new and original works. The workshop will conclude with a Student Choreography Showcase featuring the original works performed by all those who participated in the workshop. Please note that you must be 14 to choreograph, but that choreographing is not required to participate. Costumes will be created/provided for the performance.

Dancers will take a lunch break daily so please plan to bring a lunch.

STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCASE
Wichita Grand Opera Theatre
Thursday, June 9th 
Evening Time TBD

Due to limited capacities, a $75 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
MDM Studios
Encanto Campo - July 8th
CAMP TUITION: $60
$25 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

Welcome to the family! Come dance with the family "MDM Madrigal"! This upbeat and FUN camp will incorporate all your favorite Encanto music into an afternoon of magic. Dancers will learn an interactive dance to an Encanto song favorite, participate in a silly sing-a-long and even make a memorable Encanto craft to take home with them.  

We’d love for you to become part of the family Madrigal for this very special day of DANCE! And we'll even try not to talk about Bruno!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $25 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Friday
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
MDM Studios
Encanto Campo - June 17th
CAMP TUITION: $60
$25 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

Welcome to the family! Come dance with the family "MDM Madrigal"! This upbeat and FUN camp will incorporate all your favorite Encanto music into an afternoon of magic. Dancers will learn an interactive dance to an Encanto song favorite, participate in a silly sing-a-long and even make a memorable Encanto craft to take home with them.  

We’d love for you to become part of the family Madrigal for this very special day of DANCE! And we'll even try not to talk about Bruno!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $25 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Friday
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
MDM Studios
Fancy Dancy Tea Party - June 24th
TUITION: $60
$25 DEPOSIT due at time of enrollment; remaining camp tuition due on 1st day of camp.

OOH LA LA!
Pirouette (that’s fancy for spin!) your way into the world of Fancy Nancy as she tries ballet for the first time in her quest for a role in the Mermaid Ballet.

Dress up in your fanciest outfit and enjoy a delicious (that’s fancy for yummy!) tea party, complete with pearls, story time, snacks, and  a  Fancy Dancy runway show! It's sure to be a delightful (that's fancy really great!) morning filled with dance, treats, fashion & fun!

*Dancers will be grouped based on age.

Due to limited capacities, a $25 nonrefundable deposit is due upon registration to hold your spot in the camp. The remaining balance will be due in full prior to the first day of camp.
Friday
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
MDM Studios

Summer 2022 (ages 6+)

Name
Days
Location
Progressing Ballet Technique (All Advanced/Teen 3/4)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 1/TEEN BALLET 3 (or higher) IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS SECTION OF PBT.

Four MDM ballet instructors are now certified in Progressing Ballet Technique™! These classes will complement our ballet curriculum to provide increased strength and alignment training to support and enhance ballet technique.
1 CLASS PER WEEK IS REQUIRED FOR PRE-POINTE & POINTE DANCERS.
TECHNIQUE ONLY

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program developed for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best. One of the important elements used in the PBT method is muscle memory which helps to improve students' understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Each exercise in the PBT program has been developed with care and guidance by Marie Walton-Mahon along with a team of physiotherapists.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Ballet 1
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4/5
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR Jazz 2
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
MINI: Hip Hop 1
Mini Hip Hop 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Kinder-Kidz programs or who are looking to begin introductory Hip Hop training! With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz left off and will quickly get brand new dancers "up to speed"! Dancers will use our progressive Hip Hop curriculum, which includes the use of individual progress sheets, to continue learning the core components of Hip Hop, all in a fun and age appropriate environment! No need to worry about inappropriate lyrics in this class... we've got a library of fun and funky hip hop songs that keep kids dancing to age appropriate music! Get ready to GET YOUR FUNK ON with this super fun and sassy class!
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR: Tap 2
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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ADVANCED: Tap 1
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 6
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR Hip Hop 2
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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ADVANCED Hip Hop 1
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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ADVANCED: Acro
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
TEEN Ballet 4
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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TEEN Tap 1/2
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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ADVANCED Tap 4
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
TEEN Hip Hop 1/2
It's NEVER too late to start dance training! Our studio owner, Jana Owen, was one of those “late-to-start” dancers and is committed to providing programming to encourage Tweens and Teens to begin dance training at any age!

Teen Hip Hop is a fun introductory class for any dancer between the ages of 11 and 20 with little to no previous Hip Hop experience. This fun and fast paced class is designed to quickly introduce the fundamentals of hip hop to new students. With a strong emphasis on isolations, rhythm, timing and FUNK, new dance students will learn the building blocks needed to transition into our more advanced hip hop programming. This class is for older students, but will only include age appropriate music selections and moves.

We would love to have your new dancer get started with this super FUN & FUNKY introductory class!
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
TEEN: Acro
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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TEEN Pointe
**MUST BE ENROLLED IN TEEN BALLET 4 MONDAY 7:30-8:30**
Monday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Advanced Ballet 4/5
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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JUNIOR Jazz 3
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Mini/Jr Acro 2
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR Ballet 3
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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JUNIOR Jazz 4
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Jazz 2
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 1
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Pointe 2/3
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 2
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Music Theatre Adv 3
*Must be skilled at Advanced Jazz 3 or higher
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Advanced Ballet 1+/Adult Ballet
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 1
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Jazz 3
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 4
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Mini/Jr Music Theatre
*Must be skilled at Jazz 3 or higher
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Advanced Jazz 4/5
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Advanced Music Theatre 1/2
*Must be in Advanced Jazz 1 or higher
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Lyrical 2
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Adult Tap
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 5
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 3
Tuesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 4
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Ballet 5
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 6
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 1/2/3)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 1 OR HIGHER IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS SECTION OF PBT.

Four MDM ballet instructors are now certified in Progressing Ballet Technique™! These classes will complement our ballet curriculum to provide increased strength and alignment training to support and enhance ballet technique.
1 CLASS PER WEEK IS REQUIRED FOR PRE-POINTE & POINTE DANCERS.
TECHNIQUE ONLY

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program developed for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best. One of the important elements used in the PBT method is muscle memory which helps to improve students' understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Each exercise in the PBT program has been developed with care and guidance by Marie Walton-Mahon along with a team of physiotherapists.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Jazz 4
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Ballet 3
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
MINI Ballet 1
Mini Ballet 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Taps & Twirls or Kinder-Kidz programs! With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz and other preschool programs left off! Dancers will use our progressive ballet curriculum, which includes the use of individual progress sheets, to continue learning the core components of ballet, all in a fun and age appropriate environment! Classical ballet + modern music = FUN!
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
TEEN Jazz 1/2
It's NEVER too late to start dance training! Our studio owner, Jana Owen, was one of those “late-to-start” dancers and is committed to providing programming to encourage Tweens and Teens to begin dance training at any age!

Teen Jazz 1/2 is a foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 11 and 18 with little to no previous dance experience. This fun and fast paced class is designed to quickly introduce the fundamentals of jazz to new students and students who are newer to dance training. With a strong emphasis on proper technique and terminology, new dance students will learn the building blocks needed to transition into our upper level Teen jazz classes quickly.

This class is a GREAT class for Music Theatre students who are interested in learning basic dance skills for auditions and Music Theatre roles as well.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 7
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 5
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
TEEN Ballet 1/2
It's NEVER to late to start dance training! Our studio owner, Jana Owen, was one of those “late-to-start” dancers and is committed to providing programming to encourage Tweens and Teens to begin dance training at any age! Teen Ballet 1 is a foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 11 and 18 with little to no previous dance experience. This fun and fast paced class is designed to quickly introduce the fundamentals of ballet to brand new students. With a strong emphasis on proper technique and terminology, new dance students will learn the building blocks needed to transition into our leveled Teen ballet classes. We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Jazz 5
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR Ballet 4
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
MINI Tap 1/2
Mini Tap 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Kinder-Kidz programs or who are looking to begin beginner level tap training! With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz left off and will quickly get brand new dancers "up to speed"! Dancers will use our progressive tap curriculum, which includes the use of individual progress sheets, to continue learning the core components of tap, all in a fun and age appropriate environment! Tap dance is a critical part of dance training as it solidifies musicality and an ability to keep time... plus our tiny tappers LOVE to hear the sounds of their own feet tapping to the beat of our fun and modern music selections!
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 5
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Pointe 1
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Intro to Acro
Intro to Acro is the foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 7 and 12 who with little to no previous Acro training. This class provides the building blocks for dancers to continue training in our progressive Acrobatic Arts curriculum. In addition to teaching the fundamentals of Acro tricks, this is an excellent class for dancers looking to increase their strength and flexibility.

WHAT IS ACRO?
Acrobatic Dance, or "Acro" as it is commonly referred to by dancers and dance professionals, is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Often defined by unique choreography, acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, line and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance context.

MDM IS PROUD TO OFFER THE ACROBATIC ARTS™ CURRICULUM & TRAINING PROGRAM:
The Acrobatic Arts™ program is based on safe and effective progressions with proven results in five divisions of AcroDance: Flexibility, Strength, Balancing, Limbering and Tumbling. Developed with input from professionals and experts in ballet, modern dance, jazz, contortion, artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, sport acrobatics, yoga, acro yoga, pilates, physiotherapy, hand balancing and more, you will not find a more comprehensive program. Simple thoughtful progressions take the beginner preschool level dancer from log rolls and summersaults to the advanced dancer tumbling effortlessly across the stage!
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR Ballet 2
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Contemporary 2
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 7
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Ballet 4
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 3
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 6
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 1/2
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Hip Hop 2
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (All Advanced)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 1 (or higher) IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS SECTION OF PBT.

Four MDM ballet instructors are now certified in Progressing Ballet Technique™! These classes will complement our ballet curriculum to provide increased strength and alignment training to support and enhance ballet technique.
1 CLASS PER WEEK IS REQUIRED FOR PRE-POINTE & POINTE DANCERS.
TECHNIQUE ONLY

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program developed for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best. One of the important elements used in the PBT method is muscle memory which helps to improve students' understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Each exercise in the PBT program has been developed with care and guidance by Marie Walton-Mahon along with a team of physiotherapists.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Tap 3
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
MINI Jazz 1
Mini Jazz 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Kinder-Kidz programs or who have some basic dance knowledge and training! With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz and other preschool/Kinder programs left off! Dancers will use our progressive jazz curriculum, which includes the use of individual progress sheets, to continue learning the core components of jazz, all in a fun and age appropriate environment! If you dancer loves ballet, they are guaranteed to love jazz too and we are excited for our young dancers to begin expanding their training by including jazz dance in their training!
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Pointe 2
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 3
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Junior Hip Hop 3/4
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
MINI Ballet 1
Mini Ballet 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Taps & Twirls or Kinder-Kidz programs! With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz and other preschool programs left off! Dancers will use our progressive ballet curriculum, which includes the use of individual progress sheets, to continue learning the core components of ballet, all in a fun and age appropriate environment! Classical ballet + modern music = FUN!
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Ballet 2/3
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 3
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Junior Jazz 4
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Hip Hop 3
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
JUNIOR Tap 4
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
MINI Hip Hop 1
Mini Hip Hop 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Kinder-Kidz programs or who are looking to begin introductory Hip Hop training! With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz left off and will quickly get brand new dancers "up to speed"! Dancers will use our progressive Hip Hop curriculum, which includes the use of individual progress sheets, to continue learning the core components of Hip Hop, all in a fun and age appropriate environment! No need to worry about inappropriate lyrics in this class... we've got a library of fun and funky hip hop songs that keep kids dancing to age appropriate music! Get ready to GET YOUR FUNK ON with this super fun and sassy class!
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 1+/Adult Ballet
Must be skilled at Advanced Ballet 1 or higher to enroll.

Miss Sharon expects black leotards and pink tights. May be subject to practice notes.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Junior Jazz 3
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Music Theatre 4/5
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 4
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 5
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 2
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 4
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Prepointe
Thursday
8:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Junior 4+)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN JUNIOR BALLET 4/TEEN BALLET 3 (or higher) IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS SECTION OF PBT.

Four MDM ballet instructors are now certified in Progressing Ballet Technique™! These classes will complement our ballet curriculum to provide increased strength and alignment training to support and enhance ballet technique.
1 CLASS PER WEEK IS REQUIRED FOR PRE-POINTE & POINTE DANCERS.
TECHNIQUE ONLY

Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program developed for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best. One of the important elements used in the PBT method is muscle memory which helps to improve students' understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Each exercise in the PBT program has been developed with care and guidance by Marie Walton-Mahon along with a team of physiotherapists.
Friday
8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
ADVANCED Ballet 2+
Friday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios

TINY DANCERS: Summer 2022 (Ages 2 - 5)

Name
Days
Location
Taps & Twirls 1 (ages 3/4)
Taps & Twirls 1 is the perfect introductory to dance class! Designed for Tiny Dancers aged 3-4 with little to no dance experience, this class alternates weekly between tap (Taps) and ballet (Twirls) technique. The curriculum focuses on building coordination, flexibility, musicality and encouraging self-expression in a FUN environment. Using age appropriate music, visual imagery, and fun props to enhance imaginative learning, this class is sure to entertain and delight your Tiny Dancer! In addition to the physical benefits of dance training, students learn valuable life lessons such as cooperation, self-control & discipline.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Kinder-Kidz: Ballet/Tap Combo (ages 5/6)
The Kinder-Kidz program is specially designed for dancers who are kindergarten age and have some dance experience. The Ballet/Tap Combo Class will alternate between Ballet and Tap each week focusing on technique, terminology and challenging the dancers' rhythm and coordination. This is a great for any child looking to learn dance fundamentals in a positive and nurturing environment! If you dancer is kindergarten age and hasn't had any dance experience, we may recommend taking Taps & Twirls 2 first to gain some fundamental technique before moving into Kinder-Kidz.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Taps & Twirls 1 (ages 3/4)
Taps & Twirls 1 is the perfect introductory to dance class! Designed for Tiny Dancers aged 3-4 with little to no dance experience, this class alternates weekly between tap (Taps) and ballet (Twirls) technique. The curriculum focuses on building coordination, flexibility, musicality and encouraging self-expression in a FUN environment. Using age appropriate music, visual imagery, and fun props to enhance imaginative learning, this class is sure to entertain and delight your Tiny Dancer! In addition to the physical benefits of dance training, students learn valuable life lessons such as cooperation, self-control & discipline.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Taps & Twirls 2 (ages 4/5)
Taps & Twirls 2 builds on the foundations learned in Taps & Twirls 1 and continues to alternate weekly between tap (Taps) and ballet (Twirls) technique. For dancers that are age 5 and have not participated in Taps & Twirls 1, this class will substitute as as the foundational class for 5 year olds who are looking for an introductory dance class!

The curriculum focuses on building coordination, flexibility, musicality and encouraging self-expression in a FUN environment. Using age appropriate music, visual imagery, and fun props to enhance imaginative learning, this class is sure to entertain and delight your Tiny Dancer! In addition to the physical benefits of dance training, students learn valuable life lessons such as cooperation, self-control & discipline.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Tiny Tumblers (ages 4-6)
JUMP START YOUR CHILD'S FLEXIBILITY & COORDINATION​
It's not too early to get your 4 - 6 year old on the mat to begin working on strength, flexibility and balance skills that are foundational for tumbling and acrobatics. MDM is an Acrobatic Arts certified studio and follows the Acrobatic Arts progressive curriculum for preschool and elementary aged children.

The Acrobatic Arts Preschool curriculum focuses on physical literacy. This is not a program designed to teach young students back handsprings and walkover! You can expect to find skills like: Pike Position, Skipping, Marching, Pre Cartwheel, Plié, Tendu, etc. The focus of this program includes learning the acro positions, locomotive skills (jumping, hoping, etc), balance skills, classroom behaviour skills, movement concepts, cooperation and social skills. The magic is in the repetition, the report cards, coloring pages, imaginary play, fun and games.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Kinder-Kidz Ballet/Tap Combo (ages 5/6)
The Kinder-Kidz program is specially designed for dancers who are kindergarten age and have some dance experience. The Ballet/Tap Combo Class will alternate between Ballet and Tap each week focusing on technique, terminology and challenging the dancers' rhythm and coordination. This is a great for any child looking to learn dance fundamentals in a positive and nurturing environment! If you dancer is kindergarten age and hasn't had any dance experience, we may recommend taking Taps & Twirls 2 first to gain some fundamental technique before moving into Kinder-Kidz.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Kidner-Kidz Jazz/Hip Hop Combo (ages 5/6)
The Kinder-Kidz program is specially designed for dancers who are kindergarten age and looking to learn the fundamentals of dance. The Jazz/Hip Hop Combo Class will alternate between Jazz and Hip Hop each week focusing on technique, terminology and challenging the dancers' rhythm and coordination. This is a super FUN class and is designed to introduce kindergartners to new styles of dance that were not available to them in the preschool curriculum. This class can be taken individually or in addition to the Ballet/Tap Kinder-Kidz combo class.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Taps & Twirls 1/2
Taps & Twirls 1 is the perfect introductory to dance class! Designed for Tiny Dancers aged 3-4 with little to no dance experience, this class alternates weekly between tap (Taps) and ballet (Twirls) technique. The curriculum focuses on building coordination, flexibility, musicality and encouraging self-expression in a FUN environment. Using age appropriate music, visual imagery, and fun props to enhance imaginative learning, this class is sure to entertain and delight your Tiny Dancer! In addition to the physical benefits of dance training, students learn valuable life lessons such as cooperation, self-control & discipline.

Taps & Twirls 2 builds on the foundations learned in Taps & Twirls 1 and continues to alternate weekly between tap (Taps) and ballet (Twirls) technique. For dancers that are age 5 and have not participated in Taps & Twirls 1, this class will substitute as as the foundational class for 5 year olds who are looking for an introductory dance class!

The curriculum focuses on building coordination, flexibility, musicality and encouraging self-expression in a FUN environment. Using age appropriate music, visual imagery, and fun props to enhance imaginative learning, this class is sure to entertain and delight your Tiny Dancer! In addition to the physical benefits of dance training, students learn valuable life lessons such as cooperation, self-control & discipline.
Friday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Mommy & Me
Get ready to move & groove and wiggle & giggle with your toddler! This parent / guardian interactive class introduces the tiniest of dancers to basic dance foundations... rhythm, stretching, counting, moving to the music and more. With the use of props such as tambourines, ribbon rings, parachutes, balls and more, dancers explore a wide range of creative movement and musicality exercises and games. Parents, grandparents or guardians will participate in dancing and assisting their dancer while also making special memories to last a lifetime! Each class ends with a freestyle "dance party”!
Friday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios

Fall 2022 (ages 6+)

Name
Days
Location
Leaps & Turns 4
Prerequisite Advanced Jazz 2
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 2
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Intro to Hip Hop
Intro to Hip Hop is a fun introductory class for any dancer between the ages of 7 and 12 with little to no previous dance experience. This fun and fast paced class is designed to quickly introduce the fundamentals of hip hop to brand new students. With a strong emphasis on isolations, rhythm and timing and FUNK, new dance students will learn the building blocks needed to transition into our leveled hip hop programming. We would love to have your new dancer get started with this super FUN & FUNKY introductory class!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 3
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Modern 1
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced: Music Theatre B
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 4/5
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Hip Hop 4
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Acro 2/3
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios

TINY DANCERS: Fall 2022 (ages 2-5)

Name
Days
Location
Tiny Tumblers (ages 4-6)
JUMP START YOUR CHILD'S FLEXIBILITY & COORDINATION​
It's not too early to get your 4 - 6 year old on the mat to begin working on strength, flexibility and balance skills that are foundational for tumbling and acrobatics. MDM is an Acrobatic Arts certified studio and follows the Acrobatic Arts progressive curriculum for preschool and elementary aged children.

The Acrobatic Arts Preschool curriculum focuses on physical literacy. This is not a program designed to teach young students back handsprings and walkover! You can expect to find skills like: Pike Position, Skipping, Marching, Pre Cartwheel, Plié, Tendu, etc. The focus of this program includes learning the acro positions, locomotive skills (jumping, hoping, etc), balance skills, classroom behaviour skills, movement concepts, cooperation and social skills. The magic is in the repetition, the report cards, coloring pages, imaginary play, fun and games.

This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase in December. It is a technique and foundations class only.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios


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