Since its inception, the School of Classical Ballet has been dedicated to providing quality dance instruction appropriate for the age and physical development of each student. The School provides a diversified program that meets not only the needs of those who seek a fun, creative, and challenging environment, but also those who wish to pursue a professional dance career.
The School of Classical Ballet offers classes in a variety of dance genres including Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop,Tap, Pre Ballet, and Creative Movement.
REGISTER NOW FOR FALL CLASSES
Open house July 14th & August 4th 2:30-6:30 Montana Dance Center
2016 classes start September 6th.
SCB is excited to have new studio spaces located at Montana Dance Center, 701 Daniel Street. The Center has four new studios with sprung floors.
Get excited for summer!
Registration is now open for the 2016 SCB Summer Dance Intensive Series! See the Tuition & Registration page for information. Faculty bios can be found on the Summer Workshops page.
See also the Class Schedule/Holidays page for information on ongoing summer classes.
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The may also be picked up on July 11, 13, and 15, between the hours of 9:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
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Montana Dance Arts Association is a non profit group that puts on two week end workshops a year. One the third weekend of Oct. and the other in the spring usually April. They bring in amazing guest teachers from around the country to educate Montana Dancers for fun filled dance weekends. They also provide scholarships to talented young MT dancers and teachers to further their studies at prestigious summer dance programs. Ballet, Jazz, Modern,Tap, Hip Hop and more are taught during these weekend workshops (Oct/Apr), which are held in the various major MT cities. Workshops are open to students ages 9 and up, with at least 2 years dance experience. The spring workshop offers classes and holds adjudications for students wanting to try for scholarships to study at various summer dance intensives around the United States.
Fall 2016 MDAA workshop Oct. 21-23 in Belgrade
Spring 2017 MDAA workshop April 8 & 9 in Missoula
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2016 SCB SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE SERIES
at Montana Dance Center, 701 Daniel Street, Billings MT
We are excited to have wonderful guest teachers for each intensive.
June 2016 intensive:
Alexey Kulpin, Northern California Dance Conservatory
Marte Osiris, Dance Kaleidoscope
July 2016 Intensive:
Returning teachers Tucker Davis, Ithaca College and Leigh Schanfein, New York University
August 2016 intensive:
Valerie Robin, Joffrey Ballet
Erica Gionfriddo, Associate Artistic Director of Arcos Dance Company
and returning teacher Kirsten Cooper from Seattle.
See our Summer Workshops Page for more information!
SCB SPRING RECITAL 2017 AT ABT
MAY 19TH rehearsal
MAY 20th performance ( may add second performance)
ABT DANCE PERFORMANCES
MOMIX Oct. 7th at 7:30 Modern workshop Oct. 6 inter/adv 4:30-6:30 at MDC. Register for class through ABT.
FAME THE MUSICAL Oct. 28 at 7:30
RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET "Sleeping Beauty" Feb. 14th at 7:30
NUTCRACKER with SAN DIEGO BALLET & BILLINGS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Audition Date: September 17at Montana Dance Center 701 Daniel Dancers chosen for parts will need to be available sunday Oct. 18th to learn choreography
Performance Dates: November 25 & 26 with rehearsal on Friday November 24th. there are three performances this year. Saturday 2:00PM & 7:00PM Sunday 2:00PM.
Tickets purchased at ABT and are on sale now.
MOTION ARTS DANCE COMPANY (MADCo)
MADCo is a community-based dance company for dancers ages 8-18 with a minimum of two years dance experience co sponsored by Montana Dance Center and School of Classical Ballet.
This is a performing company of young people, offering professional performance opportunities for children and, in so doing, provides powerful and playful dance performances accessible to people of all ages. Performances will include professional theaters, Dance Showcase, School Performances, and other Venues.
Company Directors: Julia Marble, Carly Green, & Betty Loos
Motion Arts Dance Auditions for 2016-2017
May 13, 2016 5:00-6:00pm
$5.00 audition fee
Call Julia 208-0788 for further information.
2014-2015 MADCO MEMBERS
Senior Company: Emilee Brown, Helena Brown, Reagan Chakos, Gwen Clark, ElianaDavila, Carlie Dodd, Maddy Hust, Emily Kelly, Cara Lagge, Brynn Newell, Amber Nichols, Cora O'Brien, Marlee O,Toole, Frankie Parrott, Emily Point, Brittany Riley, Selby Schye, Lila virostko
Junior Company: Chloe Hartman, Sophie Kroll, Molly Mullowney, Landy Neil, Clara Oliveira, Janie Quandt, Meredith Rentz
2015 -16 Choreographers: Katie Conrad, Paige Fredlund, Carly Green, Ricki Feeley, Erica Gionfriddo, Megan Mullowney, Hannah Brown, Maribel Schaff, Leigh Schanfein, Nikki White, and Tucker Davis