Classes and Programs / Dance

Early Childhood Dance Programs

Dance Classes for children

ages 18 months – 6 years

My Grown up & Me

Does your child love to move? Children ages 18 months – 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: Wednesdays, May 8- June 12 

Time: 5:15-5:45 p.m.

Age: 18 months -3 years by 05/01/19

Fee: $45 (6 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Creative Movement

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

Day/Dates:   Thursdays, May 9- June 13

Time: 5-5:30 pm

Age: 3-5 years by 5/1/19

Fee: $45 (6 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Boys in Motion Ages 3-4

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: Wednesdays, May 8- Une 12 (six weeks)

Time: 4:30-5 pm

Age: 3-4 years (by 5/1/19)

Fee: $18 (6 classes)

Instructor: D. Schleich

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Pre-Ballet for 4 year-olds

Playful and engaging first steps into classical ballet.

Day/Dates: Mondays, May 6- June 10 (No class May 27) 

Time: 4:45-5:15 p.m.

Age: 4 by 5/1/19

Price: $38 (5 classes)

Instructor:  R. Ryan-Dahlgren

NEW! Dance Adventures

Do you have a little one who loves to twist and spin and dance around the room? If so they will love this sampler class which is a blend of creative movement and ballet technique and games.  Students will love expressing themselves through movement, gaining knowledge of different dance forms. and benefit from moving in space with others. (No class May 18)

Day/Dates: Saturdays, May 11 - June 15 (five weeks)

Time: 10:45-11:15 a.m.

Age: 4-6 years by 5/1/19

Fee: $38

Instructor: J. Dienger

 

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Boys in Motion Ages 5-6

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: Wednesdays, May 8- June 12 (six weeks)

Time: 4-4:30 pm

Age: 5-6 years (by 5/1/19)

Fee: $18 (6 classes)

Instructor: D. Schleich

Pre-Ballet for 5 year-olds

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

Day/Dates:  Mondays, May 6 - June 10 (No class May 27)

Time: 4:00-4:45 p.m.

Age: 5 by 5/1/18

Price: $43 (5 classes)

Instructor: R. Ryan-Dahlgren

Irish I

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

Day/Dates:  Mondays, May 6- June 10 (No class  May 27)

Time: 4-4:45 pm

Age: 5 years & up

Price: $43 (5 classes)

Instructor: A. Honecker-Sherman

Beginning Hip Hop

Get ready to move to the beat in this fun introduction into the world of hip hop dance with music and moves just right for your age.

Day/Dates: Wednesdays, May 8- June 12

Time: 5:45-6:30 pm

Age: 6-9 years

Price: $52 (6 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

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 10-May 14

Time: 4-5 p.m.

Fee: $57 (5 classes)

Age: 6 by 1/1/19

Instructor:  R. Ryan-Dahlgren

Super Artist Camp

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Super Camper! During this week long adventure, campers will hone their creative super powers. Exploration in dance, theatre, music and visual arts will take their creativity to new heights. Families are invited to an open house at 10:15 am on the last day of camp.

Dates: June 25-29 (Monday- Friday)

Time: 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Age: 3-5 years & K-1st grade (students must be potty-trained)

Price: $59, price includes a camp t-shirt

 

NEW! Nutcracker Fairy Tale Camp

Journey with Clara and the Nutcracker to the lands of snow and sweets as you creatively explore the world of ballet and this classic tale.
Friends and family will be invited to an informal showcase on the final day of camp. 

Dates: Aug. 13-17 (Monday- Friday)

Time:  Ages: 5-6, 9:30 – 10:30 am

          Ages 3-4, 10:45-11:45 pm 

Price: $59, price includes a camp t-shirt

Pair with Drummin’ up Fun and save $10, and daily snack provided between camps. Students will be asked to bring a water bottle each day. Includes camp t-shirt. Students must be potty-trained.

LOCATION

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
1164 West Howard (10th) Street
Winona, MN 55987

Phone: 507-453-5500
Fax: 507-453-5507

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Tuesday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Friday
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Building and Galleria open during programming

 

 

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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