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 .
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.
NUTCRACKER AUDITION SCHEDULE
SATURDAY September 20 atYWCA
Performance Dates Nov. 29h & 30th at ABT
Dancers need to arrive at least 20 minutes early to fill out registration form.
There is a $5.00 registration fee. Checks made out to Betty Loos
Lots of parts for dancers ages 6 & up.
Schedule of auditions times:
WOMEN: adv. woman bring pointe shoes 5’1 & up 2:00-3:00
Garland Girls, Ladies in Waiting, Snow ,Finale, other TBA(Chinese, Merlitons if dancers are strong enough)
Garland & Chinese girls under 5'4
BOYS & GIRLS: all levels ages 6+ 4’2 –5’2 3:00 - 4:30
Party Boys, Party Girls, Clara, Gingersnaps, Sr. & Jr. Soldiers, Horse Soldiers, Candycanes, Sheep, Russian Bears, Jr. Rats, Garland Girls, Fritz, Prince
Clara under 5'2; Gingersnaps under 4'7'
(Ask brothers to audition for boys parts. No ballet required. Great for gymnasts and actors.)
BOYS & GIRLS – 6+ UNDER 4’2” 4:45- 5:45
Baby Dolls, Baby Rats, Sugar babes, Sheep
REHEARSAL SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 21
Rehearsal with be at Montana Dance Center 131 Moore Lane
Only Party Scene, Senior Soldiers, Garland Girls & Gingersnaps
Party Girls 11:00-1:00
Sr. Soldiers 1:15-2:15
Garland Girls & Gingersnaps 2:15-3:45
Russian Bears 4:00-5:00
* Dancers need to be able to attend a weekly rehearsal for their parts.*
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.
Fall Workshop 2014 will be held in Belgrade Oct. 17,18, & 19.
Spring Workshop 2015 will be held in Missoula April 11 & 12.
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.
Russian National Ballet Cinderella February 17th at 7:30p.m.
SPRING CONCERT/RECITAL 2014
"Steps On Stage" Photo
MOTION ARTS DANCE COMPANY (MADCO)
A community-based dance company for dancers ages 8-20 with a minimum of two years dance experience.
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
2014-2015 MADCO MEMBERS
Senior Company: Katie Conrad, Emily Kelly, Cara Lagge, Michaela Longbottom, Brynn Miller, Amber Nichols, Jessica Nielson, Frankie Parrott, Brittany Riley
Junior Company: Hannah Berube, Emilee Brown, Helena Brown, Reagan Chakros, Gracie Day, Carlie Dodd, Maiya Easton, Chloe Hartman, Harper Howe, Maddy Hust, Aundrea Johnson, Sophie Kroll, Jazmyn Kronewitter, Molly Mullowney, Brynn Newell, Cora O'Brien, Clara Oliveira, Marlee O’Toole, Meredith Rentz, Lila Virostko, Ava Williams
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 for further information.