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, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Pre Ballet, and Creative Movement .
FALL REGISTRATION 2014-2015
Classes start September 8.
SPRING CONCERT/RECITAL at ABT 2015
Saturday, May 16th at 6:30p.m.
Rehearsals May 15th 3:30p.m.-9:30p.m. & May 16th 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Possible second performance on Sunday May 17th.
Guest choreographs: Teal Darkenwald, Kitsten Cooper, Ethan White, & Tiffany Wardell.
SUMMER INTENSIVE AUGUST 4-8 2014
Guest teachers: Caroline Richardson: National Ballet of Canada, Sarah Donohue: Repertory Dance Theater, Kirsten Cooper: Director of Pre Professional Jazz Company in Seattle.
Classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Repertory, Lyrical, Jazz, Musical Theater, & more
Be sure to register early to save your place.
Summer intensive 2014 photo Level 3 ballet class with Ballet Instructor Shawn Stevens & Pianist Timm Bell
NUTCRACKER Photo with San Diego Ballet
San Diego Ballet will be coming back in September to audition dancers for parts in Nutcracker. Dates will be posted later.
Montana Dance Arts Association is a non profit group that brings in amazing guest teachers from around the country to educate Montana Dancers for fun filled dance weekends twice a year. 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 10 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.
The Fall Workshop 2015 will be held in Belgrade Oct. 17,18, & 19.
Congratulations: Jessica Nielson was awarded a modern scholarship to attend a two week dance intensive in Vail, Colorado & Cara Lagge received a jazz scholarship to attend Nuvo workshop!
ABT DANCE PERFORMANCES
Ririe Woodbury Performance November 20th Master classes 18th & 19th 4-6 at ABT.
Rusian National Ballet Cinderella February 17th at 7:30p.m.
SPRING CONCERT/RECITAL 2014
"Steps On Stage" Photo
MOTION ARTS DANCE COMPANY (MADCO)
MADCO, a community-based dance company, is holding AUDITIONS for motivated dancers with a minimum of two years dance experience. August 10th at Montana Dance Center 131 Moore Lane. Ages 8-11, 2:00-3:00p.m., Ages 12+, 3:30-4:30pm. $5 audition fee. Call julia Marble for more information 406-208-0788.
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:Ricki Feeley, Betty Loos, and Julia Marble
2013-2014 MADCO MEMBERS
Senior Company: Katie Conrad, MIchaela Longbottom, Brynn Miller, Amber Nichols, Jessica Nielson, Frankie Parrott, Brittany Riley, Abigail Thomason
Junior Company: Emilee Brown, Helena Brown, Gracie Day, Maiya Easton, Sophia Clark Feeley, Chloe Hartman, Harper Howe, Maddy Hust, Meredith Rentz, Lila Virostko, Ava Williams, Marlee O’Toole
2014 -15 Choreographers: Paige Fredlund, Carly Green, Ricki Feeley, Megan Mullowney, Hannah Brown, Julia Marble, Maribel Schaff, Leigh Schanfein, and Tucker Davis
Call Julia 208-0788 or Ricki 697-4180 for further information.