All Dance Classes- May- June 2017

Early Childhood Dance (Ages 18mo.- 6 years)

Creative Movement

Children will look forward to class each week as they creatively explore the world of movement.

Day/Dates:   Wednesdays, May 3- June 21,  3:45-4:15pm

Age: 3-5 years by 5/1/17

Fee: $63 (9 classes)

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Pre-Ballet for 4 year-olds

Playful and engaging first steps into classical ballet.

Day/Dates: Wednesdays, May 3- June 21

Time: 5-5:30pm

Age: 4 by 5/1/17

Price: $56 (8 classes)

Instructor:  J. Taber-O’Neill

Boys in Motion

Calling all super heroes, knights and future athletic stars, this dance class rocks!  Specifically designed for young boys ages 4-6 years, to enhance athletic skills, flexibility, coordination and strength while also being introduced to ballet and contemporary dance.

Day/Dates:Fridays, May 5-June 23 3:45-4:15pm

Age: 4-6 years

Fee: $22 (8 classes)

Instructor- J. Taber-O’Neill

Pre-Ballet for 5 year-olds

An imaginative, technique based introduction to classical ballet perfect for your 5 year-old.

Day/Dates:  Wednesdays, May 3- June 21

Time: 4:15-5pm

Age: 5 by 5/1/17

Price: $64 (8 classes)

Instructor:  J. Taber-O’Neill

Irish I 

Introduction to Irish Dance technique.  Students will learn basic jig and reel steps, along with ceili dances.

Day/Dates:  Wednesdays, May 31-June 21

Time: 5-5:45pm

Age: 5 years & up

Price: $32 (4 classes)

Instructor:Alanna Duffy Pelowski

Tap for Kids –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

Tuesdays, 5-6pm & Thursdays, 4:45-6pm $72 + $12 for T-shirt (ages 6 years and up )

Instructor:  J. Dienger

Price: $90 (10 classes)

Junior Hip Hop 

Day/Dates: Thursdays, May 4-June 22

Time: 4-4:45pm

Age: 6-9 years

Price: $64 (8 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Modern I

No need to lace up shoes, come and explore beginning level of modern dance in your bare feet.

Day/Dates: Fridays, May 5- June 23

Time: 6:30-7:15pm

Age: 6 -9 years

Price: $64 (8 Classes)Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Price: $80 (10 Classes)

Beginning Ballet

Continued introduction to classical ballet. Designed to build coordination, strength and body awareness through a range of creative techniques perfect for your 6 year-old.

Day/Dates: Fridays, May 5-June 23

Time: 4:15-5:15pm

Fee: $72 (8 classes)

Age: 6 by 5/1/17

Instructor:  J. Taber-O’Neill

See all arts programming for children 6 years of age or under

Hip Hop

Junior Hip Hop

Day/Dates: Thursdays, May 4-June 22

Time: 4-4:45pm

Age: 6-9 years

Price: $64 (8 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Hip Hop I/ II

Day/Dates: Saturdays, May 6- June 24

Time: 11am-12pm

Age: NA

Instructor: J. Dienger

Price: $72 (8 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Hip Hop III/IV

An intermediate and advanced study of the movement influenced by hip hop music from across the globe including breaking popping locking, and tutting.*

Day/Dates: Tuesdays, May 2- June 20

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Age: NA

Price: $72 (8 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Price: $90 (10 classes)

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: Jessica Dienger

Adult Dance/ Wellness Classes

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

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

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

Teen and Adult Ballet Technique and Barre Conditioning

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

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 & Sundays, 6:15-7:45pm

Fee: $80 + $12 for T-shirt

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

Homeschool Dance

NEW! Homeschool Dance Discovery

Want to try dance, but you’re not sure which style to choose? During this sampler class will learn about and test out a variety of dance styles from Jazz to Modern and Musical Theatre to Ballet.  Student’s will love expressing themselves through movement, gaining knowledge of different dance forms and benefit from moving in space with others. The class will get to vote on their favorite style to repeat the final week of class for demonstration week. No prior dance experience necessary.

Day/Dates: Mondays, Jan. 16-March 6

Time: 1pm-2pm

Age: 8-12 years

Instructor:  J. Taber-O’Neill

Price: $49 (10 classes)

Learn more about MCA’s Homeschool Arts Enrichment program including the NEW! Homeschool Songwriting workshop with Amanda Grace, Homeschool Art Exhibit and more.

Ballet

Pre-Ballet for 4 year-olds

Playful and engaging first steps into classical ballet.

Day/Dates: Wednesdays, May 3- June 21

Time: 5-5:30pm

Age: 4 by 5/1/17

Price: $56 (8 classes)

Instructor: Jennifer Taber-O’Neill

Pre-Ballet for 5 year-olds

An imaginative, technique based introduction to classical ballet perfect for your 5 year-old.

Day/Dates:  Wednesdays, May 3- June 21

Time: 4:15-5pm

Age: 5 by 5/1/17

Price: $64 (8 classes)

Instructor: Jennifer Taber-O’Neill

Beginning Ballet

Continued introduction to classical ballet. Designed to build coordination, strength and body awareness through a range of creative techniques perfect for your 6 year-old.

Day/Dates: Fridays, May 5-June 23

Time: 4:15-5:15pm

Fee: $72 (8 classes)

Age: 6 by 5/1/17

Instructor: Jennifer Taber-O’Neill

Ballet I

Beginning classical ballet basics, including the introduction of barre work.

Day/Dates: Saturdays, May 6- June 24

Time: 9:00am- 10:00am

Age: 7 & up by 5/1/17

Price: $72 (8 Classes)

Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Ballet II

Fast beginning level of classical ballet.*  

Day/Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 2- June 22

Tuesdays 4-5:15pm & Thursdays, 6:30-7:45pm

Age: NA

Price: $162 (16 classes)

Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Ballet III

Intermediate level of classical ballet.*  

Day/Dates:Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 2- June 22

Time: Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00pm & Thursdays, 6:30-7:45pm

Age: NA

Price: $189 (16 classes)

Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Ballet IV

Description: Fast intermediate level of classical ballet including pre-pointe class (for female students). *

Day/Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 2- June 22

Times:  Tuesdays- 7-8:30pm, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Thursdays, 4-5:45pm, Instructor: Tammy Schmidt

Thursdays, 5:45-6:30pm, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Age: NA

Price:  Females: $279 (32 hours) $169 Males (26 hours)

Ballet V

Description: Fast intermediate level of classical ballet including pre-/ beginning pointe technique (for female students) and conditioning classes.*

Day/Dates: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, May 1- June 24 (no class Monday May 29)

Mondays- 4-5:30pm, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Mondays-5:30-6:30pm, Avin Honecker-Sherman

Thursday- 4-5:45pm, Instructor: Tammy Schmidt

Saturday- 10:15-11:45am, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Pointe class as determined by instructor

Time: See above

Age: NA

Price: Females: $437 (51.5 hours), Males: $297 (43.5 hours)

Ballet VI and VII

Description: Advanced level of classical ballet including intermediate/advanced pointe technique (for female students) and conditioning classes.

Day/Dates: Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays,  May 1- June 24 (no class Monday May 29)

Mondays- 4-5:30pm, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Mondays-5:30-6:30pm, Instructor: Avin Honecker-Sherman

Thursday- 4-5:45pm, Instructor: Tammy Schmidt

Saturday- 10:15-11:45am, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Pointe class as determined by instructor

Enrollment choice in appropriate level of Modern or Hip Hop class weekly

Time: See above

Age: NA

Price: Females: $457 (59.5 hours), Males: $317 (51.5 hours)

Classical Ballet Pointe technique

Placement is determined by instructor.  Tuition is included in the Ballet V, VI or VII class fee.

Beginning  Pointe- Thursdays 5:45-6:30pm, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

Advanced Pointe- Saturdays, 11:45-12:45pm, Instructor: Rachael Nehring

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

Tap & Jazz

Jazz I

Beginning level of traditional jazz dance.

Day/Dates: Saturdays, May 6- June 24

Time: 10am-11am

Age: 7 & up

Price: $72 (8 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

NEW! Leaps & Turns

This class focuses on flexibility and proper technique for turns and leaps. It will give a great introduction to different leaps and turns not typically introduced and practiced in a classroom setting.*

Day/Dates: Saturdays, May 6- June 24

Time: 12:15-1:15pm

Age: 11 & up

Price: $ 72 (8 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

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

Tap for Kids & Tap I- Tuesdays, 5-6pm & Thursdays, 4:45-6pm $72 + $12 for T-shirt (ages 6 years and up ), Instructor: J. Dienger

Tap II/III*– 6:15-7:30pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, $119 + $12 for T-shirt, Instructor: C. Martin

Tap IV & V*– 5-6:15pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, $119 + $12 for T-shirt, Instructor: C. Martin

Teen & Adult Tap, Tuesdays, 6:15-7:45pm & Sundays, 6:15-7:45pm $80 + $12 for T-shirt, Instructor: J. Dienger

 

Modern

My Grown-up and Me

Does your child love to move?  Children ages 18 mos. – 3 years old are invited to explore a new environment and connect with a special grown-up in their life.   This class will stimulate coordination, balance and listening skills and will be filled with smiles to last a lifetime!  Grown-ups attending will be asked to participate along with their child.

Day/Dates:  Next offered in Fall 2017

Age: 18mo.-3 years by 1/1/17

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Creative Movement

Children will look forward to class each week as they creatively explore the world of movement.

Day/Dates:   Wednesdays, May 3- June 21,  3:45-4:15pm

Age: 3-5 years by 5/1/17

Fee: $63 (9 classes)

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Modern I

No need to lace up shoes, come and explore beginning level of modern dance in your bare feet.

Day/Dates: Fridays, May 5- June 23

Time: 6:30-7:15pm

Age: 6 -9 years

Price: $64 (8 Classes)

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Modern II

Intermediate level of modern dance.

Day/Dates: Fridays, May 5- June 23

Time: 6:30-7:30pm

Age: 10 & up

Price: $72 (8 Classes)

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Modern III

Fast intermediate level of modern dance, including exploration of contact improvisation and choreography.*

Day/Dates: Fridays, May 5- June 23

Time: 5:15-6:15 pm

Age: NA

Price: $72 (8 Classes)

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Modern IV/V

Advanced level of modern dance, including exploration of contact improvisation and choreography.*

Day/Dates: Wednesdays, May 3-June 21

Time: 5:45-7pm

Age: NA

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

 

Family Dance

With busy work and school schedules we know it can be hard to find time to do things as a family so in addition to producing a variety of music, theatre and dance performances for you and your family to enjoy we have 4 classes that will help families make memories and learn together.

 

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

My Grown-up and Me

Description: Does your child love to move?  Children ages 18 mos. – 3 years old are invited to explore a new environment and connect with a special grown-up in their life.   This class will stimulate coordination, balance and listening skills and will be filled with smiles to last a lifetime!  Grown-ups attending will be asked to participate along with their child.

Day/Dates: Next offered Fall 2017

Age: 18mo.-3 years by 1/1/17

Instructor: J. Taber-O’Neill

Click here for more information about family music classes and Family Arts Academy.

 

Boys Dance Program

Boys Dance Program

Boys in Motion

Calling all super heroes, knights and future athletic stars, this dance class rocks!  Specifically designed for young boys ages 4-6 years, to enhance athletic skills, flexibility, coordination and strength while also being introduced to ballet and contemporary dance.

Day/Dates:Fridays, May 5-June 23 3:45-4:15pm

Age: 4-6 years

Fee: $22 (8 classes)

Instructor- J. Taber-O’Neill

Dance Technique for Boys

This high energy class just for boys focuses on building technique and strength while exploring classical and contemporary dance disciplines such as ballet, modern and jazz dance. All experience levels welcome.

This Program will be offered again in Fall 2017

Age: 7-12

Instructor:  J. Dienger

Irish

Irish Dance

Irish I

Description: Introduction to Irish Dance technique.  Students will learn basic jig and reel steps, along with ceili dances.  

Day/Dates:  Wednesdays, May 31-June 21

Time: 5-5:45pm

Age: 5 years & up

Price: $32 (4 classes)

Instructor:Alanna Duffy Pelowski

Irish Dance II

Intermediate Irish dance technique training will expand to new tricks which will be worked into soft shoe steps, along with ceili dances.  Basic hard shoe technique will be introduced as students learn hornpipe, treble reel and treble jig steps and set dances.*

Day/Dates:  Wednesdays, May 31-June 21

Time: 5:45-6:45pm

Age: NA

Price: $36 (4 classes)

Instructor:Alanna Duffy Pelowski

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

 

Specialty Classes & Dance Programs

Accreditation

Students in their junior and senior years of high school who participate in the Post Secondary Education Option may also take selected MCA classes for Saint Mary’s University credit offered through the Saint Mary’s dance minor.

For more details, contact your high school counselor.

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