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: Tuesdays, Aug. 28- Oct. 30

Time: 6:00- 6:30 pm

Age: 18 months -3 years by 08/01/18

Fee: $70 (10 classes)

Instructor: R. Racki

Creative Movement 3-4 years

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

Day/Dates:   Thursdays, Aug. 30- Nov. 1

Time: 4-4:30 pm

Age: 3-4 years by 8/1/18

Fee: $70 (10 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, Aug. 29- Oct. 31

Time: 4:30-5 pm

Age: 3-4 years

Fee: $18 (10 classes)

Instructor: D. Schleich

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Pre-Ballet for 4 year-olds

Playful and engaging first steps into classical ballet.

Day/Dates: Tuesdays, Aug. 28- Oct. 30 

Time: 5 - 5:30 p.m.

Age: 4 by 8/1/18

Price: $75 (10 classes)

Instructor:  R. Racki

Creative Movement 5-6 years

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

Day/Dates:   Thursdays, Aug. 30- Nov. 1

Time: 4:30-5 pm

Age: 5-6 years by 8/1/18

Fee: $70 (10 classes)

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, Aug. 29-Oct. 31

Time: 4:00-4:30pm

Age: 5-6 years

Fee: $18 (10 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, Aug. 27- Oct. 29 (No class Sept. 3)

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

Age: 5 by 8/1/18

Price: $80 (9 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:  Wednesdays, Aug. 29- Oct. 31

Time: 5-5:45pm

Age: 5 years & up

Price: $70 (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, Sept. 1- Nov. 3

Time: 12:15-1:00 pm

Age: 6-9 years

Price: $70 (10 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: Mondays, Aug. 27- Oct. 29 (No class Sept. 3)

Time: 5:30- 6:30 p.m.

Fee: $85 (9 classes)

Age: 6 by 8/1/18

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

HOURS OF OPERATION

The MCA offices will be closed March 30-April 2nd, 2018

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

Wednesday
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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