Spring/ Summer 2017 (April-August )

Hip Hop Cardio

Hip Hop Cardio

A total body workout that will not at all feel like a workout! Hip Hop Cardio takes influence from all types of hip hop dance styles and fuses them together to create an hour of a high energy, high intensity,FUN exercise session! No dance experience necessary. (Take in conjunction with Barre Sculpt or Pilates to ensure you get cardio and muscle toning each week!)

Thursday, May 4-June 22

Time: 7:45-8:45pm

Fee: $59 (8 classes)

Age:  Ages 14 & up

Instructor: J. Dienger

Barre Sculpt

Barre Sculpt

Are you ready for a new challenge?  Make the time in your schedule for this high-energy workout, taught by an Align Barre certified instructor.  Workouts are designed to safely and quickly reshape your body by blending yoga, Pilates, ballet movements, and aerobic exercise.  Performed to high-energy music, the class is engaging and motivating.  You will leave stronger in both body and mind.  Whether you have a limited or extensive background in dance, you will love this fast moving, fun style of exercise. (Take along with our Hip Hop Cardio Class to ensure you get muscle toning and cardio each week!)

Day/Dates: Wednesday, May 3- June 21, 7:00- 8:00pm

Fee: $59 (8 classes)

Age:  Ages 14 & up

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Learn more about the Barre Craze

Teen & Adult Tap

Teen and Adult Tap I/II- National Tap Dance Day workshops

Each class will include tap technique, warm-ups and rehearsal to learn a choreographed piece to be performed at Winona’s National Tap Dance Day (NTDD) celebration.  Even if you do not plan to attend NTDD, you are still welcome to participate and learn!  Each year tap celebrations are held in honor of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson’s birthday.  Don’t miss this exciting opportunity!

Dates: Classes May 1- May 19, Performance & Rehearsal on May 21st, details TBA

Days & Time: Tuesdays, 6:15-7:45pm & Thursdays, 6:15-7:45pm

Fee: $80 + $12 for T-shirt

Master Classes

Dance for the Camera Master Class

A fun introduction to creative and practical skills for making dance films, an inspiring collaboration between choreography, performance and the videocamera.

Day/Time:  9-12 years (4-5:30pm) & 13+ (6pm-8pm)

Dates:   Sunday, Feb. 5th

Instructor: Sharon Mansur

Price: $18

Dance Repertory Company Concert: Deeply Rooted Dance: Celebrating our Connections  Auditions

In addition to classes, an exciting part of the learning experience for MCA students is performance opportunities.  Students may audition for MCA’s  performing ensemble, the Dance Repertory Company (DRC). The DRC  will hold auditions on  Jan. 22nd for its annual Spring production.  DRC is a special opportunity for intermediate- advanced dancers ages 12 and up (limited roles may be available for younger dancers depending on performance needs).  Auditions are free and open to the public.  Those cast will be required to pay a $75 performance fee and will be required to be enrolled in at least once dance class at MCA.  Performances are April 20th-22nd at the Page Theatre.

2nd Annual Free-4-All- Jan. 7th

Have you been waiting for just the right time to check out one of our classes? The wait is now over, MCA is having a FREE-4-ALL… a day of free classes for the whole family! This event will feature classes for both youth and adults- so bring some friends and try a class or two. All classes are FREE, space is limited so preregistration is recommended online, by phone or in-person.

Participants should wear clothing that is easy to move in, no dance shoes or attire required! For Tap class MCA will have tap shoes for use with socks. All other classes may be taken barefoot or in the case of Hip Hop Classes clean gym shoes (that have not been worn outside) may be worn.

This is also a wonderful opportunity to tour our classroom and performance spaces, meet faculty and get fitted for you dance shoes and tights.

As a bonus, participants who register on the day of the Free-4-All for any dance or theatre class in the Winter session will receive $10 off!

10-10:45am-      My Grown-up & Me (18 mo.- 3 years with an adult)
                           Ballet I (ages 7-13)
                           Ballet 101 (learn about MCA’s Ballet Program)
11am-11:45am-  Hip Hop Cardio (ages 14- Adult)
                           Musical Theatre Acting (ages 7-13)
12-12:45pm-      Barre Sculpt (ages 14- Adult)
                           Tap & Jazz (ages 6-13)
1-1:45pm-          Pre-Ballet (ages 4-6)
                           Hip Hop (ages 6-13)
2-2:45pm-          Boys in Motion (ages 4-6)
                           Dance Technique for Boys (ages 7-12)


Family Irish

Family Irish

Want to bond with your child(ren) over something different for a change?  This is your chance to spend quality time as a family making memories that will last a lifetime as you exercise and learn basic Irish jibs, reel steps and ceili dances.

Day/Dates: Mondays, May 1- June 19

Time: 4-5pm

Age: All Ages 5+

Price: $69 a Family (7 classes)

Instructor: A. Honecker- Sherman

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Teen and Adult Ballet Technique and Barre Conditioning

Teen and Adult Ballet Technique and Barre Conditioning

An introduction to ballet technique incorporating exercises from barre conditioning classes.  All levels are welcome.  Experience the artistry of ballet while gaining flexibility, placement, strength, and fluidity.

Day/Dates: Mondays, May 1- June 19, No class 5/29

Time: 6:30-7:45pm

Age: Ages 14 & up

Price: $64 (7 classes)

Instructor: A. Honecker-Sherman

Read about 4 Reasons you should try Ballet in Adulthood

NEW! Intermediate Pilates Mat Class

Intermediate Pilates Mat Class

Get ready to improve your flexibility, build strength and develop control and endurance in your entire body in this Pilates method class. Taught by a certified instructor to help you meet your fitness goals.

Day/Dates:  Mondays, May 1- June 19, No class 5/29

Time: 5:30-6:30pm

Age: Ages 14 & up

Price: $51 (7 classes)

Instructor: A. Honecker-Sherman

Silver Slippers (Ages 55+)

NEW! Silver Slippers

Are you 55 year or older? MCA’s Silver Slippers program is designed just for adults like you who are starting out or returning to dance after a hiatus. You will enjoy a variety of movement styles including ballet, yoga, creative movement and low-impact cardio. Dance will help you gain mobility, strength, balance and improve memory in a motivating and inspiring environment.

Age: Ages 55+

Class not running in the 2016 May/ June session- check back for details.

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*Parents who have a child/children enrolled at MCA may enjoy any of our Adult Dance/Wellness classes (any listed on this page) at a reduced fee of $10 for classes that meet weekly or $20 for classes that meet twice weekly.  This is limited to one class per parent during each semester a child is enrolled.