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!
NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS FOR 2017 WITH SAN DEIGO BALLET
Friday, Sept. 8th & Saturday Sept. 9th 2017
Held at Montana Dance Center, 701 Daniel
$5 Audition fee. Checks made out to Betty Loos
Please check below for your audition time based on age, level, and height.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early, as forms will have to be filled out.
Dancers need to warm themselves up.
No observing of any auditions Allowed!
FRIDAY, September 8
4:30-5:45pm - Ages 8+ for students 4' 8" - 5' 2"
Clara, Prince, Garland, Ladies in Waiting, Jr. Rats, Sr. Soldiers, Russian Bears, Party Boys & Girls. (Girls picked for party scene will need to stay for the next audition.)
6:00-7:15pm - Ages 6+ for students - 4' 2" - 4' 7"
Party Boys & Girls, Fritz, Gingersnaps, Candy Canes, Jr. Soldiers, Sheep
SATURDAY, September 9
9:00-10:00am - Ballet Class: Robin Morgan, Artistic Director San Diego Ballet
Intermediate/Advance level Dancers. Ages 12 & up
10:00-11:00am - Ages 13+ advanced 5' 2"+
Petals, Snow, Garlands, Ladies in Waiting, possible variations and/or understudies for variations.
11:00am-12:00pm - Ages 6+ for students Under 4' 2"
Baby Dolls, Baby Rats, Sugarbabes, Sheep
PLEASE NOTE: Girls chosen for party scene , Senior & Junior soldiers, garland, & gingersnaps will have rehearsals Saturday, September 9 starting at 12:00pm with Robin to learn choreography for party scene.
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 2017 MDAA workshop October 20-22 in Great Falls
Spring 2018 MDAA workshop April 7 & 8 in Helena
ABT Dance Performances & Master Class 2017
Dance Theater of Harlem Master Class, Thursday Oct. 5th inter/adv. level ages 12 & up
5:oopm -7:00pm at Montana Dance Center 701 Daniel.
Cost is $20. Pre register by calling 702-7262. Class size limited. Checks made out to ABT.
Dance Theater of Harlem Performance Friday,Oct. 6th. at ABT.
Call box office for tickets. Student prices $25.
SCB SPRING RECITAL DATES 2018
Week End of May 18,19, & 20th ( Rehearsal & performance)
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
Check us out at www.motionartsdancecompany.com
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