Classes

Midwest Dance Center offers classes for recreational dancers who love to dance as well as a competitive program for those who like to compete and travel.  All dancers will perform in both a Winter Show as well as a Spring Show.

Styles of Dance offered at MDC

Tap  |   Tonia Pierce  |  Tonia’s love of tap inspires fun and innovative classes!  She emphasizes technique and creativity while instilling self-esteem and self-confidence in each of her students!

Hip Hop  |  Jen Garry & Elizabeth Garry  |  You can expect high energy, cutting edge hip hop classes at MDC.  Jen and Elizabeth are both seasoned veterans to hip hop and will offer you a class different than most in the Midwest filled with today’s hottest music and styles!

Lyrical/Contemporary  |  Jen Garry & Katelyn Trei  |  Jen & Katelyn will stretch your passion for dance in her emotional thought-provoking lyrical/contemporary pieces!

Technique  |  Sarah Zuber  |  Sarah will strengthen your passion for details in your dance form through her technique class.

ACRO  |  Christa Larson  |  Christa will teach you from the beginning of tumbling skills, through ariels,back handspringsm Kip-ups, Heasdstall Kip-ups, rubber bands to name a few tricks to get you ready for class.

Competitive Dance Teams  |  Jen Garry, Elizabeth Garry & Katelyn Trei  Midwest region’s premier dance teams are recognized locally, regionally and nationally.  Competitive dancers develop strength, confidence and resilience through their training.  Some of the best times of our lives have come from our competitive times!  Auditions are held in the Spring for the upcoming season.

Class Guidelines

These guidelines are set for your convenience of registering for classes.  At MDC we place dancers by ability and experience not necessarily by age.  We will make sure your dancer is challenged and enjoys their class. Final class placement will be made by the MDC Staff.

Pre-Tap & Pre-Ballet Combo class   3 – 5 Yr old

Level I classes 6 – 8 yrs old

Level II classes 8 – 10 yrs old

Int Level III Classes 11 – 13 yr olds

Adv Level III Classes 11 – 13 yr olds and/or 3 years of dance or more

Level IV Classes 14 – 16 yr olds and/or 3 years of dance or more

Level V Classes 15 – 18 yr olds and/or 5 years of dance or more