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.
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Open house July 14th & August 4th 2:30-6:30 at Montana Dance Center
All 2016 classes start the week of 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 state-of-the-art sprung floors. There is nowhere else like it so come see the amazing new space for yourself!
Get excited for summer! - August intensive schedule announced!
Registration is now open for the 2016 SCB Summer Dance Intensive Series! See the Tuition & Registration page for information. Faculty bios and the week long schedule 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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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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SCB SPRING RECITAL 2017 AT ABT
MAY 19TH rehearsal
MAY 20th performance ( may add second performance)
ABT DANCE PERFORMANCES
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
Performance Dates Saturday Nov. 26 at 2:00p.m. & 7:00p.m. Sunday Nov. 27th. at 2:00p.m. Mandatory Rehearsal Dates with San Diego Ballet Nov. 23rd &25th.
REHEARSAL AND COSTUME FITTING INFORMATION FOR NOVEMBER 23&25
Costume fittings Wed.November 23rd. at ABT
2:30-3:15 party & fight scene 3:15-3:40 Garland, 3:40-4 -petals & snow
Costume Fittings Fri. November 25th at ABT
1:00 Baby Dolls, Baby Rats, 1:30 Sugarbabes, Candycanes, Gingersnaps, ladies In Waiting, Bears need to be fit after party maybe during intermission.
Rehearse Wednesday November 23rd at Montana Dance Center
Sugarbabes w/ Candycanes, Clara & Prince from 4-5:00
Party from 5:00-6:30
Fight from 6:30-7:00
Gingersnaps & Garlands from 7:00-7:30
Snow & Petals from 7:30-8:00
Chinese & Merlitons 8:00-8:30
Rehearsals Friday November 25th at ABT 1:30-4pm & 7:30-10:00pm.
Block Snow from 12:30-1pm
Sunday's cast does first rehearsal 1:30-4:00 (but alternates with other cast(Sat) for variations* below plus fight scene Sat. cast) Sunday cast is required to watch 2nd rehearsal on Friday night.
We run each variation in 2nd Act two times switching casts for the 1:30pm rehearsal.
Opening: *Sugarbabes, Candycanes, Garlands *
Variations: *Bears, Sheep, Gingersnaps & Garlands, Finale*
Saturday Matinee & Saturday Night Cast second dress 7:30-10:00.
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