Minnesota Conservatory for the arts is excited to welcome the community to our 16th Annual Summer Dance Intensive Showcase on July 28th at 7pm. The showcase performance will feature a variety of dance forms including:  ballet, pointe, jazz, musical theatre dance, and modern dance. The works are choreographed by MCA instructors and visiting guest artists, Ryan Cappleman, Jessica Dienger, Allan Kinzie, Sharon Mansur, and Tammy Schmidt.

In addition to learning showcase pieces during the 3-week long intensive, students participate in comprehensive dance training including technique and theory classes. Class studies have included ballet, pointe, variations, repertory, jazz, hip hop, Haitian dance, rhythm tap, Irish dance, modern, musical theatre dance, piyo, choreography, and improvisation.

This year the 23 dancers performing join us from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The dancers range in age from 11 to 18, and were selected for the program by audition that were held throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin Feb- April.

This exciting showcase is free and open to the public on Saturday, July 28 at 7pm at the Page Theatre inside the Performance Center on the Saint Mary’s University Campus, 700 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN. No tickets are needed.

For more information about the Summer Dance Intensive showcases or future MCA program offerings, visit www.mnconservatoryforthearts.org, email mca@smumn.edu,“Like” them on Facebook, or call 507-453- 5500.