Fall 2021 (Ages 6+)

Name
Days
Location
(Santa Claus is Coming to Town|Madison Palmer) Mini Tap 1
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!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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(Sleigh Bells|Avi Battles) 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
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: ACRO 3
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the Holiday Showcase.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 1/Teen 3/4)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 1 or 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
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 4/5)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 4 (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
(Merry Christmas Waltz|Jana Owen) Advanced Ballet 1
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
(Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer|Arashae Harris) 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!
*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)
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(What Christmas Means to Me|Avi Battles) Junior Jazz 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Advanced Ballet 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of semester recital.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 5
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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(Christmas Tree Farm|Ashlynn Esgro) Mini Ballet 2
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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(Cool Yule|Payton McAtee) Junior Tap 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(Where are You Christmas?|Nadia Khalidi) Teen Ballet 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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(All I Want for Christmas|Arashae/Avi) Junior Hip Hop 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Little Saint Nick|Ashlynn Esgro) Mini Jazz 2
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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(Winter Dreams|Payton McAtee) Advanced Tap 1
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 6
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 4 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!

TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Pointe 3
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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(Ding Dong Merrily on High|Nadia Khalidi) Teen Ballet 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
(Happy Xmas|Ashlynn Esgro) Intro to Ballet
Intro to Ballet is a foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 7 and 12 with little to no previous dance experience. Taught by studio owner, Jana Owen, 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 ballet classes. Miss Jana is known for her ability to merge classical ballet with modern music, making her ballet classes very popular among students! We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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(Santa Claus|Avi Battles) Advanced Hip Hop 1
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(What Christmas Means to Me|Payton McAtee) Teen Tap 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 Tap 1/2 is a foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 11 and 18 with little to no previous tap experience. This fun and fast paced class is designed to quickly introduce the fundamentals of tap 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 tap 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.

*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Acro
TECHNIQUE ONLY
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Classical Variations
*NOTE: This is an invitation only class. Dancer must be invited to attend and be in Pointe 3.
TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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(Jingle Bell Rock Remix|Avi Battles) Teen Hip Hop 1 & 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 4 - Studio 4
This class will be taught remotely by Courtney Runft.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 4 - Virtual Group
This class will be taught remotely by Courtney Runft.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Classical Partnering (Invite Only)
NOTE: This class is an invitation only class and dancer must also be placed in Advanced Ballet 5.
TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
TEEN: Acro
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!
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Prepointe
This is an invitation only class that will transition teen dancers to dancing en pointe over the course of a year or more. To enroll in this class, students must also be enrolled in the co-requisite class, Teen Ballet 4 on Mondays, PLUS 1 additional ballet class.

TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
(Christmas Vacation|Ashlynn Esgro) Junior Jazz 3
This class will perform in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the 3rd week in December.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Come on Christmas|Marcee Harris) Mini Jazz 3
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4/5 (RBI)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Student must be approved to take a class with Miss Sharon and must be placed in Advanced Ballet 4 or 5 in order to register to take this class.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 3
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 1 in order to enroll in this class.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: ACRO 2
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(Light of the World|Amy Faimon) Advanced Jazz 1
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(My Kind of Present|Arashae Harris) Teen Jazz 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(Santa Claus Boogie|Kyra) Junior Jazz 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(The Most Wonderful Day of the Year|Marcee Harris) Mini Ballet 3
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(There is No Place like Home for the Holidays|Ashlynn Esgro) Junior Ballet 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer|Amy Faimon) Advanced Jazz 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 1
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, students must be placed in Mini or Junior Ballet 3 or higher.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the Holiday Showcase.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Pointe 2/3 (RBI)
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Music Theatre 3
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Music Theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Teen Music Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This class emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.
HIGHLY ENCOURAGED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!

TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 2
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Junior Jazz 4 or higher to enroll in this class.

Is your dancer wanting to expand their jazz dance ability? Then this is your class! Teen Leaps & Turns is an extension of our jazz curriculum and will focus on drills, flexibility and conditioning to increase balance and effectiveness in wide variety of both leaps and turns.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 1+/Adult Ballet 1(RBI)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 1
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, student must be placed in Mini or Junior Jazz level 3 or higher.

Is your dancer wanting to expand their jazz dance ability? Then this is your class! Leaps & Turns is an extension of our advanced jazz curriculum and will focus on drills, flexibility and conditioning to increase balance and effectiveness in wide variety of both leaps and turns.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Lyrical 2
PREREQUISITE: Dancers must be placed in Advanced Jazz 1 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Take your ballet and jazz training to the next level! Lyrical is a combination focused class that incorporates both ballet and jazz technique into lyrical style. Your dancer will work on growing traditional lyrical transitions and musicality through this fun and emotive class experience. Lyrical classes are always a favorite among dancers and a great way to advance your movement and emotional dance quality! Strongly recommended for all Company dancers!

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of season recital.
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Santa Claus is Watching You|Kyra) Advanced Jazz 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 4
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 2 to enroll in this class.

TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: Music Theatre
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, students must be placed in Mini or Junior Jazz level 3 or higher.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the Holiday Showcase or Spring Recital.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Leaps & Turns
PREREQUISITE: Dancers must be placed in Teen Jazz 3 or 4 to enroll in this class.

Is your dancer wanting to expand their jazz dance ability? Then this is your class! Teen Leaps & Turns is an extension of our Teen jazz curriculum and will focus on drills, flexibility and conditioning to increase balance and effectiveness in wide variety of both leaps and turns.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 4/5 (Combined)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Music Theatre 1/2
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 1 or 2 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Music Theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Teen Music Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This class emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.
HIGHLY ENCOURAGED FOR ALL COMPANY MEMBERS!
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 1
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Junior Jazz 4 or higher in order to enroll in this class.

Take your ballet and jazz training to the next level! Lyrical is a combination focused class that incorporates both ballet and jazz technique into lyrical style. Your dancer will work on growing traditional lyrical transitions and musicality through this fun and emotive class experience. Lyrical classes are always a favorite among dancers and a great way to advance your movement and emotional dance quality! Strongly recommended for all Company members.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of season recital.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Lyrical
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, dancers must be placed in Teen Jazz 3 or 4.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Adult Tap (RBI)
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
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
(It's Not Christmas Without You|Kyra Mandrigues) Teen Jazz 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 6
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 4 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: ACRO 1
Acro 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Kinder-Kidz or Tiny Tumblers programs or who have some Acro/Tumbling training. With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz & Tiny Tumblers left off! This class will continue to expand on the Acro concepts developed in Kinder-Kidz while moving forward in the progressive Acrobatic Arts curriculum. Acro is also an excellent class for dancers looking to increase their strength and flexibility.
*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class is not scheduled to participate in the Holiday Showcase in December.

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
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Adv. Ballet 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 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(We Need a Little Christmas|Traci Traffas) 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!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(We Three Kings|Heather Eilerts) Teen Ballet 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 3
This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(You're A Mean One|Arashae Harris) Mini Hip Hop 2
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 7
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 5 to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 4 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY; The class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Prepointe
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Teen Contemporary
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, dancers must be place din Teen Ballet 3 or 4.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Teen contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose older dancers this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
(Mary Did You Know|Pentatonix) Junior Ballet 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Run Run Rudolph|Payton McAtee) Mini Tap 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 5
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!
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))
MDM Studios
(Somewhere in My Memory|Traci Traffas) Junior Ballet 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Music Theatre 4/5
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 2
PREREQUISITE: Dancers must be placed in Junior Ballet 4 (or higher) in order to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 7
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 5 to enroll in this class.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 3
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 6
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 5 to enroll in this class.
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(I Heard the Bells|Jana Owen) Teen Ballet 3
Wednesday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Hark the Herald|Jana Owen) 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!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 1/2 (Combined)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Student must be placed in Advanced Ballet 1 or 2 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Hip Hop 2
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (All Adv)
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
(Gettin' In the Mood for Christmas|April Smith) Junior Tap 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(Xmas Song|Nadia Khalidi) Mini Ballet 2
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Holidays|Arashae Harris) 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!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Pointe 2
NOTE: Because this class is 1 hour in length, it WILL count as one of the weekly required "ballet" classes for Company and/or En Avant members.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(Frosty Bounce|Avi Battles) Junior Hip Hop 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Contemporary 3
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 1 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 4
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 2 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Step Into Christmas|Payton McAtee) Teen Tap 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(Let It Snow!|Nadia Khalidi) Junior Jazz 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
(The First Noel|Heather Eilerts) Junior Ballet 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 2/3 (Combined)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Students must be placed in Advanced Ballet 1 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(Count on Christmas|Payton McAtee) Junior Tap 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Hip Hop 3
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Let It Snow!|Arashae Harris) Mini Hip Hop 1
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Christmas Rappin|Avi Battless) Junior Hip Hop 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
(Jingle Bells|Jana Owen) Teen Jazz 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 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.

*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.

Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Rockin' Around the Xmas Tree|Nadia Khalidi) Junior Jazz 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Music Theatre 4/5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 4 or 5 to enroll in this class.
Music Theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Teen Music Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This class emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.

TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Rockin' Around the Xmas Tree|Arashae Harris) Teen Hip Hop 3
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Prepointe
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(Carol of the Bells|Nadia Khalidi) Junior Ballet 4
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
(O Holy Night|Courtney Brittain) 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. Miss Courtney is known for her ability to merge classical ballet with modern music, making her ballet classes very popular among students! We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Winter Things|Payton McAtee) Advanced Tap 2
This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4/5 (Combined)
Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 4 or 5 in order to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 5
This class will be taught remotely by Chad Vaught
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Hip Hop 3/Advanced Hip Hop 2
Thursday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
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.
*This is a TECHNIQUE ONLY class and will not perform in the Holiday Showcase in December.

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!

Friday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Int./Adv. Adult + Advanced 1(and higher) BALLET
CLASS PREREQUISITES & EXPECTATIONS:
- This class is open to Intermediate to Advanced level Adults as well as MDM students who are placed in Advanced Ballet 1 or higher.
- This class is taught by Miss Sharon and she requests that all students wear pink tights and a black leotard. Hair should be worn securely in a bun.
- Dancers who enroll in this class should be serious about ballet training and must be committed to a serious work/dance environment.
- This class will not participate in the end of semester recitals and will not participate in any themed celebrations that the studio hosts.
Friday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Yabba-Dabba Yuletide|April Smith) Intro to Jazz
Intro to Jazz is a foundational 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 jazz 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 jazz classes. Coupled with ballet, jazz is the most basic dance style for anyone wanting to begin exploring dance training... it's fun + foundational! We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!
*This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third week in December.
Friday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 3/4/5)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED 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.
Saturday
8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Jr.4 / Advanced 1/2)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN JUNIOR BALLET 4 (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.
Saturday
8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Strength & Stretch
Saturday
8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
(Carol of the Bells|Jana Owen) Advanced Ballet 5
This class WILL perform "Carol of the Bells" in the Holiday Showcase. Dancers who want to participate in this performance piece must enroll in this class and commit to weekly attendance.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(Hark the Herald Angels Sing|Heather Eilerts) Advanced Ballet 2/3 (Combined)
Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 2 or 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
*This Class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the 3rd week in December.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
(Pretty Paper|Trudy Souba) Advanced Ballet 4
This class WILL perform in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the 3rd week in December.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Strength & Stretch / PBT / Ankle Strength Combo
Saturday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios

TINY DANCERS: Fall 2021 (Ages 2 - 5)

Name
Days
Location
(Let It Snow!|Ashlynn Esgro) 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth|Ashlynn Esgro) 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Santa Tell Me|Arashae Harris) Kinder-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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Up On the Housetop|Jana Owen) Taps & Twirls 1/2 Combo (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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Tuesday
12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Frosty the Snowman|Courtney Brittain) Kinder-Kidz: Ballet/Tap (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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Santa Claus is Coming to Town|Courtney Brittain) 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Mommy & Me (ages 18 mo - 2)
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"!
Wednesday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
(I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas|Jana Owen) 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Peppermint Candy Canes|Courtney Brittain) 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Peppermint Twist|Traci Traffas) Kinder-Kidz: Ballet/Tap (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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Up on the Housetop|Arashae Harris) Kinder-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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Holly Jolly|Jana Owen) 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 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.

This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase in December. It is a technique and foundations class only.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
(Happy Holidays|Ashlynn Esgro) Taps & Twirls 1/2 Combo (ages 3-5)
Taps & Twirls 1/2 is the perfect introductory to dance class! Designed for Tiny Dancers aged 3-4 , 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios

Spring 2022 (Ages 6+)

Name
Days
Location
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 Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini Tap 1
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!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: ACRO 3
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the Spring Recital.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 1/Teen 3/4)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 1 or 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
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 4/5)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED BALLET 4 (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
This class WILL participate in the Spring Recital tentatively scheduled for the third week in May
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Advanced Ballet 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of semester recital.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Advanced Ballet 5
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT participate in the Spring Recital
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Junior Jazz 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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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!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Junior Tap 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Mini Ballet 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Teen Ballet 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Advanced Tap 1
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 6
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 4 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!

TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Junior Hip Hop 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Mini Jazz 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Pointe 3
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Advanced Acro
TECHNIQUE ONLY
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Advanced Hip Hop 1
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Classical Variations
*NOTE: This is an invitation only class. Dancer must be invited to attend and be in Pointe 3.
TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Intro to Ballet
Intro to Ballet is a foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 7 and 12 with little to no previous dance experience. Taught by studio owner, Jana Owen, 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 ballet classes. Miss Jana is known for her ability to merge classical ballet with modern music, making her ballet classes very popular among students! We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Teen Ballet 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Teen Tap 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 Tap 1/2 is a foundational class for any dancer between the ages of 11 and 18 with little to no previous tap experience. This fun and fast paced class is designed to quickly introduce the fundamentals of tap 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 tap 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.

*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Advanced Tap 4 - Studio 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Spring Recital
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Advanced Tap 4 - Virtual Group
This class will be taught remotely by Courtney Runft.
TECHNIQUE ONLY:*This class will not perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Classical Partnering (Invite Only)
NOTE: This class is an invitation only class and dancer must also be placed in Advanced Ballet 5.
TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Teen Hip Hop 1 & 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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TEEN: Acro
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!
Monday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Prepointe
This is an invitation only class that will transition teen dancers to dancing en pointe over the course of a year or more. To enroll in this class, students must also be enrolled in the co-requisite class, Teen Ballet 4 on Mondays, PLUS 1 additional ballet class.

TECHNIQUE ONLY - This class will not participate in the end of season show
Monday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Advanced Ballet 4/5 (RBI)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Student must be approved to take a class with Miss Sharon and must be placed in Advanced Ballet 4 or 5 in order to register to take this class.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Junior Jazz 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Leaps & Turns 3
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 1 in order to enroll in this class.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Mini Jazz 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: ACRO 2
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 1
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Junior Jazz 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Mini Ballet 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Teen Jazz 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Advanced Jazz 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Contemporary 1
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, students must be placed in Mini or Junior Ballet 3 or higher.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the Spring Recital.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Pointe 2/3 (RBI)
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Advanced Music Theatre 3
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Music Theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Teen Music Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This class emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.
HIGHLY ENCOURAGED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!

TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 2
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Junior Jazz 4 or higher to enroll in this class.

Is your dancer wanting to expand their jazz dance ability? Then this is your class! Teen Leaps & Turns is an extension of our jazz curriculum and will focus on drills, flexibility and conditioning to increase balance and effectiveness in wide variety of both leaps and turns.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Advanced Ballet 1+/Adult Ballet 1(RBI)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 1
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, student must be placed in Mini or Junior Jazz level 3 or higher.

Is your dancer wanting to expand their jazz dance ability? Then this is your class! Leaps & Turns is an extension of our advanced jazz curriculum and will focus on drills, flexibility and conditioning to increase balance and effectiveness in wide variety of both leaps and turns.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Lyrical 2
PREREQUISITE: Dancers must be placed in Advanced Jazz 1 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Take your ballet and jazz training to the next level! Lyrical is a combination focused class that incorporates both ballet and jazz technique into lyrical style. Your dancer will work on growing traditional lyrical transitions and musicality through this fun and emotive class experience. Lyrical classes are always a favorite among dancers and a great way to advance your movement and emotional dance quality! Strongly recommended for all Company dancers!

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of season recital.
Tuesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Advanced Jazz 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Leaps & Turns 4
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 2 to enroll in this class.

TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Mini/Junior: Music Theatre
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, students must be placed in Mini or Junior Jazz level 3 or higher.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the Holiday Showcase or Spring Recital.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Leaps & Turns
PREREQUISITE: Dancers must be placed in Teen Jazz 3 or 4 to enroll in this class.

Is your dancer wanting to expand their jazz dance ability? Then this is your class! Teen Leaps & Turns is an extension of our Teen jazz curriculum and will focus on drills, flexibility and conditioning to increase balance and effectiveness in wide variety of both leaps and turns.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 4/5 (Combined)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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Advanced Music Theatre 1/2
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 1 or 2 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Music Theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Teen Music Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This class emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.
HIGHLY ENCOURAGED FOR ALL COMPANY MEMBERS!
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 1
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Junior Jazz 4 or higher in order to enroll in this class.

Take your ballet and jazz training to the next level! Lyrical is a combination focused class that incorporates both ballet and jazz technique into lyrical style. Your dancer will work on growing traditional lyrical transitions and musicality through this fun and emotive class experience. Lyrical classes are always a favorite among dancers and a great way to advance your movement and emotional dance quality! Strongly recommended for all Company members.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the end of season recital.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Teen Lyrical
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, dancers must be placed in Teen Jazz 3 or 4.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Adult Tap (RBI)
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Leaps & Turns 5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Lyrical 3
Tuesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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Lyrical 4
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Teen Jazz 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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Advanced Ballet 5
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
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Leaps & Turns 6
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 4 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini/Junior: ACRO 1
Acro 1 is the perfect transition class for dancers who have graduated from our Kinder-Kidz or Tiny Tumblers programs or who have some Acro/Tumbling training. With a strong emphasis on technique and proper terminology, this class will pick up where Kinder-Kidz & Tiny Tumblers left off! This class will continue to expand on the Acro concepts developed in Kinder-Kidz while moving forward in the progressive Acrobatic Arts curriculum. Acro is also an excellent class for dancers looking to increase their strength and flexibility.
*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class is not scheduled to participate in the Holiday Showcase in December.

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
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Adv. Ballet 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 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 3
This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
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!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
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!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 7
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 5 to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 4 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY; The class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini Hip Hop 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Prepointe
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 5
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini Tap 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!
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))
MDM Studios
Advanced Music Theatre 4/5
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 2
PREREQUISITE: Dancers must be placed in Junior Ballet 4 (or higher) in order to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Leaps & Turns 7
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 5 to enroll in this class.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Teen Contemporary
PREREQUISITE: To enroll in this class, dancers must be place din Teen Ballet 3 or 4.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Teen contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose older dancers this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training.

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 3
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Lyrical 6
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 5 to enroll in this class.
Wednesday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Ballet 3/4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Wednesday
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 1/2 (Combined)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Student must be placed in Advanced Ballet 1 or 2 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Hip Hop 2
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT participate in the Holiday Showcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in December
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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!
**This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (All Adv)
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
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini Ballet 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
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!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Pointe 2
NOTE: Because this class is 1 hour in length, it WILL count as one of the weekly required "ballet" classes for Company and/or En Avant members.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 3
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 1 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Contemporary 4
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 2 (or higher) to enroll in this class.

Elevate your dance training by taking a contemporary class! Contemporary is a combination focused class that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz and modern into this wonderfully creative style. Dancers will work on the foundations for contemporary dance and transition those foundations into combinations that explore the wide range of styles within the contemporary genre. With professional dance companies and college programs focusing more and more on the contemporary style of dance, this class will expose dancers to this popular extension of traditional ballet and jazz training. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL COMPANY DANCERS!

*TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Hip Hop 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Teen Tap 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 2/3 (Combined)
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Students must be placed in Advanced Ballet 1 (or higher) to enroll in this class.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Junior Jazz 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Advanced Hip Hop 3
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not participate in the Spring ShowRecitalcase tentatively scheduled for the third week in May
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Tap 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Mini Hip Hop 1
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Thursday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Music Theatre 4/5
PREREQUISITE: Dancer must be placed in Advanced Jazz 4 or 5 to enroll in this class.
Music Theatre dancing is less of a particular style, and more of a description of dancing that is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway musicals. Teen Music Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This class emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.

TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Hip Hop 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Jazz 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
MDM Studios
Teen Jazz 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 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.
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Advanced Prepointe
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Teen Hip Hop 3
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4/5 (Combined)
Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 4 or 5 in order to enroll in this class.
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will NOT perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Jazz 5
This class will be taught remotely by Chad Vaught
TECHNIQUE ONLY: This class will not perform in the end of semester recital.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Tap 2
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Junior Ballet 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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. Miss Courtney is known for her ability to merge classical ballet with modern music, making her ballet classes very popular among students! We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Teen Hip Hop 3/Advanced Hip Hop 2
Thursday
8:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
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.
*This is a TECHNIQUE ONLY class and will not perform in the Holiday Showcase in December.

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!

Friday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Int./Adv. Adult + Advanced 1(and higher) BALLET
CLASS PREREQUISITES & EXPECTATIONS:
- This class is open to Intermediate to Advanced level Adults as well as MDM students who are placed in Advanced Ballet 1 or higher.
- This class is taught by Miss Sharon and she requests that all students wear pink tights and a black leotard. Hair should be worn securely in a bun.
- Dancers who enroll in this class should be serious about ballet training and must be committed to a serious work/dance environment.
- This class will not participate in the end of semester recitals and will not participate in any themed celebrations that the studio hosts.
Friday
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Intro to Jazz
Intro to Jazz is a foundational 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 jazz 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 jazz classes. Coupled with ballet, jazz is the most basic dance style for anyone wanting to begin exploring dance training... it's fun + foundational! We would love to have your new dancer get started with this introductory class!
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Friday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 2: Gregory Hines (Back Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Advanced 3/4/5)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN ADVANCED 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.
Saturday
8:15 AM to 8:45 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Progressing Ballet Technique (Jr.4 / Advanced 1/2)
MUST BE ENROLLED IN JUNIOR BALLET 4 (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.
Saturday
8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios
Strength & Stretch
Saturday
8:15 AM to 8:45 AM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 4
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Saturday
8:45 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio 4: Bob Fosse (New Bldg - Right Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 5
*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Saturday
8:45 AM to 10:00 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
MDM Studios
Advanced Ballet 2/3 (Combined)
Dancer must be placed in Advanced Ballet 2 or 3 (or higher) to enroll in this class.*This class WILL perform in the Spring Recital TENTATIVELY scheduled for the third weekend in May.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 5: Gene Kelly (New Bldg - Window))
MDM Studios

TINY DANCERS: Spring 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Kinder-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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Taps & Twirls 1/2 Combo (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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Tuesday
12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Kinder-Kidz: Ballet/Tap (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.

This class WILL participate in the May Recital which will tentatively take place the 3rd weekend in May. Recital costumes will be purchased and run approximately $50-$70 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity!
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Mommy & Me (ages 18 mo - 2)
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"!
Wednesday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Room 1: Martha Graham (Garage Studio)
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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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Taps & Twirls 1
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.

This class WILL participate in the Spring Recital which will tentatively take place the 3rd weekend in May. Spring Recital costumes are purchased for approximately $50-$75 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity to close out the Spring session!
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Kinder-Kidz: Ballet/Tap (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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
MDM Studios
Kinder-Kidz: Ballet/Tap Combo
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.

This class WILL participate in the May Recital which will tentatively take place the 3rd weekend in May. Recital costumes will be purchased and run approximately $50-$70 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 6: Twyla Tharp (New Bldg - Back Left)
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Kinder-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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:30 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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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.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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Taps & Twirls 1/2 Combo (ages 3-5)
Taps & Twirls 1/2 is the perfect introductory to dance class! Designed for Tiny Dancers aged 3-4 , 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.

This class WILL participate in the Holiday Showcase which will take place in December 2021. Holiday Showcase costumes are rented from the MDM costume inventory for an approximate rental cost of $30 per costume. Getting the chance to perform a recital dance on stage is a valuable part of dance education and MDM is proud to offer this performance opportunity during the holidays!
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Room 3: Cherry Blossom (Pink Studio)
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