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 summer intensives with exceptional faculty!
Join us this summer for intensive weeks of learning, creativity, artistry, and fun. The world-class faculty coming to us this summer include:
Leigh Schanfein - ballet, contemporary, pointe
Tucker Davis - jazz, musical theater, lyrical
Nicole Restani - modern, composition, contemporary
Alexey Kulpin - ballet, variations, character, pointe, partnering
Danielle Bower - contemporary, modern, hip hop, composition
Mira Cook - contemporary, improvisation, composition, ballet
Roni Mahler - ballet, pointe, variations, repertory
Kirsten Cooper - jazz, lyrical, musical theater
Maurice Watson - modern, jazz, contemporary
Each week is an opportunity not to be missed!
These multi-level SCB intensives will take place June 19-23, July 24-28, July 31-Aug 4 and Aug 7-11, 2017. All workshops will be held at Montana Dance Center. Find out more on the summer workshops page, the MDC website, and ask Julia and Betty about registration today!
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!
SCB SPRING RECITAL 2017 AT ABT
MAY 12 & MAY 19 rehearsal
MAY 20 & May 21 performance
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.
Spring 2017 MDAA workshop April 8 & 9 in Missoula
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
5th Annual Showcase - Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Lewis & Clark Middle School
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