Classes

Our goal is to provide the best training possible in order to produce strong versatile performers, with good people skills, that will enable them in a professional career in dance or any other avenue of their choosing.

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HIP-HOP

Our faculty offers a variety of styles that extend from hip hop fundamentals to urban fusion. Classes range from beginning to advanced for various ages, as well as offering a pre-professional level program called RAW. We also have competitive teams that help sharpen their skills throughout their younger years preparing them to pursue bigger opportunities under this genre.

 

 

5:00 – 6:00pm: Hip Hop 1/2 (ages 6-9)

5:00 – 6:00pm: Industry Drop In 3

6:00 – 7:00pm: Industry Drop In 4

7:00 – 8:00pm: Industry Drop In 5

4:00 – 5:00pm: Hip Hop 2/3

8:00 – 9:00pm: Industry Drop In 4/5 

4:00 – 5:00pm: Breaking (ages 6-11)

5:00 – 6:00pm: Breaking (ages 12+)

6:00 – 7:00pm: Hip Hop 1/2 (ages 6-9)

6:00 – 7:00pm: Hip Hop 2/3

7:00 – 8:00pm: Hip Hop 3/4

8:00 – 9:00pm: Hip Hop Fundamentals

Contemporary

In this fast evolving world of contemporary fusion, a strong foundation in modern technique is pivotal for the development of a contemporary or modern dancer. Our classes provide such, as well as pushing them to explore creativity in their approach to movement.
Classes range from beginning to advanced for various ages. Competitive teams are also available for this genre.

 

Our “Fusion” class is a mixture of all styles/an open genre focused on movement.

4:00 – 5:00pm: Contemporary 3

5:00 – 6:00pm: Contemporary 4/5

6:00 – 7:00pm: Lyrical 3/4

7:00 – 8:00pm: Lyrical 1/2

8:00 – 9:00pm: Modern Contemporary 3/4

 

5:00 – 6:00pm: Fusion 3

6:00 – 7:00pm: Fusion 4/5

 

7:00-8:00pm: Lyrical 2/3

Improvisation

A big part of being a dancer is being able to express yourself through improv. Our improv classes guide students through their choices and help them be volunerable while growing.

There are no improvisation classes offered in the Fall/Spring-However, many of our technique classes incorporate improv in their curriculum. Improv is a big part of teaching students how to be vulnerable to grow into their own dancer.

Ballet

Ballet is at the core of all technical dance forms, therefore it plays an important role in the formation of strong performers. Our first focus is to establish a level of respect towards this art form, as well as developing an understanding of each dancer’s body and its proper use.
Classes range from beginning to advanced for various ages, with various focuses, based on each teacher’s methodology.

6:00 – 7:00pm: Ballet 5

7:00 – 8:00pm: Ballet 3

8:00 – 8:00pm: Ballet 4

4:00 – 5:00pm: Ballet 4/5

5:00 -6:00pm: Ballet 1/2

6:00 – 7:00pm: Ballet 2/3

7:00 – 8:00pm: Pointe

8:00 – 9:00pm: Ballet 3

5:00 – 6:00pm: Ballet 1/2 (aged 6-9) 

Jazz

We believe the basic understanding of technique comes from a solid jazz training. Our jazz staff comes from a variety of backgrounds that offer a well rounded approach, focusing on quality and proper execution.

Classes range from beginning to advanced for various ages. We also offer competitive teams for this style.

4:00 – 5:00pm: Jazz 2

6:00 – 7:00pm: Jazz 3

7:00 – 8:00pm: Jazz 4/5

8:45 – 9:30pm: Turns 4/5

 

5:00 – 6:00pm: Jazz 4/5

6:00 – 6:00pm: Jazz 3 

4:00 – 5:00pm: Jazz 1/2 (aged 6-9)

5:00 – 6:00pm: Jazz 2/3

6:00 – 7:00pm: Turns 1/2

7:00 – 8:00pm: Turns 3

Musical Theater

Musical theater dances use jazz-based technique and movement to interpret music from Broadway and musicals. Focus on a sense of story, emotional connection, expression, and movement.

Tap

Tap has always been at the heart of MVP since it helped create the core of our programs. This art form assists in developing a sense of rhythm and timing and it’s a great genre to start with if a dancer is a bit intimidated by the more technical ones.

Classes range from beginning to advanced for various ages. We also offer competitive teams for this style.

4:30 – 5:30pm: Tap 5

6:00 – 7:00pm: Funk Tap 2/3

7:00 – 8:00pm: Funk Tap 3/4

7:00 – 8:00pm: Tap 3

8:00 – 9:00pm: Teen/Adult Tap

5:00- 6:00pm: Tap 1/2

7:00- 8:00pm: Tap 4/5

8:00- 9:00pm: Funk Tap 2/3

Acro

This is a fairly new program at MVP and from the moment of its conception, it has already proven to be extremely beneficial for all our genres, giving the dancers another layer to their training. This is an acrobatic based program focused on developing skills in the area of contortion, cirque, partnering/stunting, and traditional gymnastics combined with the movement of dance to prepare students for a career in the world of professional acrobatic performances.

5:00 – 6:00pm: Conditioning

 

6:00 – 7:00pm: Stretch & Strength

 

4:00 – 5:00pm: Acro 3/4

5:00 – 6:00pm: Stretch & Strength

6:00 – 7:00pm: Acro 1/2

 

8:00 – 9:00pm: Conditioning

 

Acting

Acting goes hand in hand with dance. It provides performers with a deeper level of interpretation and understanding of a role, however this class provides a broad gamma of the different backgrounds and methods. We offer 2 different levels for this class for ages 10 and up.

7:45 – 8:45pm: Acting

8:45pm – 9:45pm: Auditions & Scene-Work

 

 

 

Tiny Dancers

Our introductory classes made for students to have fun and express themselves! Classes range from ages 3-5.

3:00 – 4:00pm: JBT: Jazz, Ballet, & Tap (ages 4-6)

 

 

 

 

 

4:00 – 5:00pm: JBT: Jazz, Ballet, & Tap (ages 4-6)