Classes and Programs / Dance

Early Childhood Dance Programs

Dance Classes for children

ages 18 months – 6 years

Creative Movement

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

Day/Dates:   Thursdays, Jan. 11- Mar. 15,  5:00-5:30 p.m.- FULL

                     Fridays, Jan. 12- Mar. 16, 5:00-5:30 p.m.- New section!

Age: 3-5 years by 1/1/18

Fee: $70 (10 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger


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Pre-Ballet for 4 year-olds

Playful and engaging first steps into classical ballet.

Day/Dates: Mondays, Jan. 8- March 12

Time: 5 - 5:30 p.m.

Age: 4 by 1/1/18

Price: $70 (10 classes)

Instructor:  N. Schleich

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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: Wednesdays, Jan. 10- Mar. 14

Time: 3:30-4:00pm (new section added) or 5:00-5:30pm (currently full)

Age: 4-6 years

Fee: $18 (10 classes)

Instructor: J. Dienger

Pre-Ballet for 5 year-olds

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

Day/Dates:  Mondays, Jan. 8- Mar. 12

Time: 4:15-5:00 p.m.

Age: 5 by 1/1/18

Price: $80 (10 classes)

Instructor: N. Schleich

Irish I

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

Day/Dates:  Wed. Jan. 10-Mar. 14

Time: 5-5:45pm

Age: 5 years & up

Price: $80 (10 classes)

Instructor: Alanna Duffy Pelowski

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: Saturdays, Jan. 13- Mar.17

Time: 11:15-12 p.m.

Age: 6-9 years

Price: $80 (110classes)

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, Jan. 12 - Mar. 16

Time: 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Age: 6 -9 years, by 1/1/18

Price: $80 (10 Classes)

Instructor: B. Mosser

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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: Wednesdays, Jan. 10- Mar. 14

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Fee: $90 (10 classes)

Age: 6 by 1/1/18

Instructor:  N. Schleich


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

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


Happy Holidays! The MCA offices will be closed Dec. 25, 2017- Jan. 1, 2018

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

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

Thursday - Friday
9 a.m. - 3 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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