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Mayer Arts Dance Classes at the MCC
The mission of Mayer Arts is to not only provide training for those who are serious about learning, but also to offer classes that are tons of fun! We teach proper technique, terminology, body awareness, and appreciation for the arts. Our goal is that students will not only find a love for the arts but also build healthy habits and self-esteem. Skills that will be helpful to them for the rest of their lives!


Saturdays, January 18 - May 10
(No class February 8, March 8, May 3)

Mondays, February 3 - May 12
(No class March 10)

Dance recital is May 18 (2:00pm and 3:30pm)

Pre Ballet and Tap Ages (Ages 3-5)
SATURDAYS, 9:30AM - 10:15AM OR SATURDAYS, 10:15AM - 11:00AM
This class includes the Wish Upon a Ballet curriculum with the added fun of tap! An introduction to the movements and vocabulary of these disciplines are taught with the help of musical instruments, parachutes and scarves. Students will develop poise, strength and flexibility. Ballet and tap shoes are required. Cost is $130.00 ($120.00 for MCC members).


Wish upon a Ballet (Ages 3-5)
SATURDAYS, 11:00AM-11:45am
Wish upon a Ballet is a dance program for children that incorporates popular children’s stories as well as ballet stories to create a dance class that is more than ballet steps. Using musical instruments, parachutes and scarves we will create a complete fairy tale experience while we skip, leap, jump and spin. Girls and boys will need ballet shoes. Girls should wear a leotard and tights. Boys should wear comfortable clothes they can move around in. Cost is $130.00 ($120.00 for MCC members).


Ballet and Tap (Ages 6-9)
SATURDAYS, 11:45AM-12:45PM
We can’t stop the beat! Young dancers will float and leap in ballet and then jump and jive to fun songs while learning about tap. An introduction to the movements and vocabulary of these disciplines are taught with the help of musical instruments, parachutes and scarves. Students will develop poise, strength and flexibility. Ballet and tap shoes are required. Cost is $145.00 ($135.00 for MCC members).


Hip Hop and Tap (Ages 5-8)

MONDAYS, 5:30PM-6:30PM
Growing dancers will experience the upbeat and energetic style of hip hop as well as the exciting rhythms of tap. Proper terms for dance steps will be taught as well as body awareness to improve posture, strength and flexibility.  Students will gain poise and confidence as they leap and spin! Ballet and tap shoes are required. Cost is $145.00 ($135.00 for MCC members).


Hip Hop (Ages 8-12)
MONDAYS, 6:30PM-7:30PM
Get into the Groove! Students will learn jazz and hip hop steps to fun and upbeat music.  Come learn to leap, turn and shine. This class is not only fun but will improve posture, strength and flexibility in a positive and self-esteem building atmosphere. Ballet or jazz shoes are required. Cost is $145.00 ($135.00 for MCC members).



**Registration does not include the costume fee for recital.



Call Maplewood Parks and Recreation at 651.249.2120 or MCC at 651.249.2230 or in person at the Maplewood Community Center


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1830 County Road B East • Maplewood, MN 55109 • Ph: (651) 249-2000