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6-Week Intro Series

6-Week Intro Series

6-Week Intro Series

PRICING:

Tier 1 – $117 ($19.50/class) | Tier 2 – $135 ($22.50/class) | Tier 3 – $153 ($25.50/class)


 

Intro Series I features engaging classes taught by our talented Teaching Artists, allowing students to confidently start from scratch and master the fundamentals of a particular dance style in a progressive 6-week series.

 

Intro Series II is designed for students who have taken Intro Series I or are beginners with relatively little experience who want to continue to explore dance.  Students have an opportunity to master next level fundamentals of a particular dance style in a progressive 6-week series.

 

Summer I: June 10 – July 25

Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Modern, Tap, West African

Summer II: July 6 – August 29

Afro-Brazilian/Orisha, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Modern, Tap

 

REGISTER BELOW

 

Most Summer I classes are at capacity. To express interest in a sold-out class, please fill out this form and we will reach out if a spot has opened up.

 


 

IMPORTANT NOTE

After purchase, you should receive two emails, one with the purchase receipt and one email confirming which Intro Series you signed up for. If you have not received both emails, you are not confirmed and should reach out via email to adultprograms@mmdg.org to verify your registration.

 


 

 

 

For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this series is an introduction to tap dance fundamentals. This is a great place to begin developing your skills in rhythm, syncopation, and musicality in a fun and non-competitive environment.

Intro to Tap I

June 15 - July 20, 2024 | Saturdays 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Intro to Tap I

July 22 - August 26, 2024 | Mondays 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Intro to Contemporary I

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For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this class is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of contemporary dance. The beginning of an exploration of the totality of movement and form, as well as storytelling, dynamic rhythms and energetic release. This is a great series to develop your skill set in contemporary dance elements in a non-competitive, fun environment. 

Intro to Contemporary I

June 15 - July 20, 2024 | Saturdays 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

sold out

Intro to Contemporary I

July 25 - August 29, 2024 | Thursdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Intro to West African I

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For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this class is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of West African Dance. Each class builds on traditional West African dance techniques, followed by practice across the floor, and culminating in a final phrase.  This is a great series to develop your technique, polyrhythms, and musicality in a non-competitive, fun environment.

NO CLASSES JULY 4

Intro to West African I

June 13 - July 25, 2024 | Thursdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Intro to Modern I

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This series of classes is designed for absolute beginners, teaching students the rudimentary movements that are the foundation for classical modern dance to live musical accompaniment. Students will focus on contractions, spirals, basic floor work, and elemental concepts of space, time and force. They will also build core strength and flexibility in a fun and encouraging environment.

NO CLASSES JUNE 19

Intro to Modern I

June 12 - July 24, 2024 | Wednesdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

SOLD OUT

Intro to Modern I

July 20 - August 24, 2024 | Saturdays 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Intro to Hip-Hop I

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For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this series is an introduction to Hip-Hop fundamentals. This is a great place to begin developing your skills in the basics of Hip-Hop dance including freestyle, popping, and locking in a non-competitive, fun environment.

Intro to Hip-Hop I

June 11 - July 16, 2024 | Tuesdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

sold out

Intro to Hip-Hop I

July 6 - August 10, 2024 | Saturdays 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this class is the perfect introduction to the basics of jazz dance. Born out of African dance, American tap dance, ballet, and theater, jazz dance is inherently related to popular music and has evolved alongside it. A great place for beginners to gain an understanding of syncopated rhythms, body isolations, and precision in a fun, friendly and exciting environment. 

Intro to Jazz I

June 10 - July 15, 2024 | Mondays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

sold out

Intro to Ballet I

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For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this series is an introduction to ballet fundamentals. It will consist of developing skills at the barre and center, as well as traveling exercise across the floor. You will gain a better understanding of terminology, alignment, balance, artistry, sequencing, and space. This series is a perfect place to begin your education of the fundamentals of ballet in a non-competitive, fun environment with musical live accompaniment.

Intro to Ballet I

June 10 - July 15, 2024 | Mondays 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

sold out

Intro to Ballet I

July 24 - August 28, 2024 | Wednesdays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Intro to Afro-Brazilian / Orisha I

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For absolute beginners with relatively little experience, this series is an introduction to the foundational elements of Afro-Brazilian / Orisha Dance both in traditional and social dance form while engaging in teaching a philosophy that there is healing in movement. This series is a perfect place to begin developing an understanding of the importance of polyrhythm, musicality, controlled breath, and core strength in Haitian Dance movement in a fun and encouraging environment.

 

Intro to Afro-Brazilian / Orisha I

July 15 - August 19, 2024 | Mondays 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm