Mid Maryland Performing Arts Center

Classes

Class Schedules and Descriptions

2018-2019 Class Schedules                      revised 6/14/18

Frederick Studio Schedule

New Market Studio Schedule

 

2018-2019 Class Leveling System

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Prerequisites and Guidelines

  • In order to take a Lyrical class, students must complete a 230 level Ballet class.
  • Students who wish to take a 50 level and above ballet choreography class must also take a corresponding level technique class.
  • In order to take Musical Theater 30 and above, students must take a core supplemental class (Ballet, Jazz or Modern). Musical Theater 690 is exempt. 
  • Pointe is by audition only, after completion of the 50 level ballet or by invitation from faculty. 

 

2018-2019 Class Descriptions and Schedules

The chart below has been updated *********. Please remember MMPAC reserves the right to change class schedules based on enrollment and teacher availability.

Click on any of the links below for a full description and current schedule.

Length of class will vary depending on the level of instruction. If you need more information on what is an appropriate level for your child, call our studio at 301-694-5105. Our Director will be happy to guide you.

* = Classes TBD pending adequate enrollment. Contact office if interested. 

Classes for Little Dancers

The following classes are offered at a variety of levels for students of age 3 and older.               revised 9/13/17

Frederick Studio

PreDance 101/102.F Sat 9:15-10:00
PreDance 103.F Sat 9:00-9:45
Combo 103.F Sat 9:45-10:45
Combo 104.F TBD TBD

New Market Studio

Predance 101/102.N Wed 2:00-2:45
PreDance 103.N Tue 4:30-5:15
Combo 103.N Mon 4:30-5:30
Combo 104.N Mon 5:30-6:30

Ballet

Ballet’s strong technical basis is the foundation of all dance, and is central to a student’s study of any movement style. Our students are introduced to many different techniques including the Vaganova Method, Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Contemporary Ballet forms.

Frederick Studio

Ballet 210/220.F Thu 5:15-6:15
Ballet 230.F Tue 4:30-5:30
Ballet 240.F Tue 4:30-5:30
Ballet 250.FC Mon 6:00-7:30
Ballet 250.FT Thu 4:30-5:45
Ballet 250.FP (prep) Thu 5:45-6:15
Ballet 260.FC Tue 5:30-7:00
Ballet 260.FT Thu 4:00-5:15
Ballet 270/280.FC Tue 5:30-7:00
Ballet 270/280.FT Wed 4:15-5:30
Ballet 260/270.FP Tue 7:00-7:45
Ballet 295.FC Wed 5:30-7:00

New Market Studio

Ballet 210/220.N Wed 4:30-5:30
Ballet 230/240.N Wed 5:30-6:30
Ballet 290.N Wed 7:30-8:30

Jazz

An energetic & fast paced dance form, jazz is both transitional and traditional. Varied styles of movement are explored with attention to body isolations & dynamics. Our curriculum ranges from classical jazz, theater dance from NYC, LA stylized jazz, hip hop and lyrical.

Frederick Studio

Jazz 310/320.F Sat 10:45-11:30
Jazz 330.F Wed 6:45-7:45
Jazz 355.F Mon 4:30-5:45
Jazz 360.F Wed 4:15-5:45
Jazz 370/380.F Thu 4:30-6:00
Jazz 390.F Wed 7:30-9:00
Jazz 395.F Thu 6:00-7:30
Adult Jazz Mon 6:45-8:00

New Market Studio  

Jazz 310/320.N Thu 4:30-5:15
Jazz 330.N Thu 7:00-8:00
Jazz 340.N Mon 7:30-8:30
Jazz 350/395.N Thu 8:00-9:00

Lyrical & Contemporary

Characterized by its fluidity, lyrical combines elements of ballet, jazz and modern dance. Choreographed to inspirational music, lyrical dance gives students an opportunity to interpret a wide range of expressions and emotions.  Contemporary adds powerful, symbolic modern movement to the flow of lyrical.

Frederick Studio

Lyrical 952.F Sat 10:00-11:00
Lyrical 962.F Mon 4:30-5:45
Lyrical 972.F Wed 7:00-8:30
Lyrical 992.F Thu 7:45-9:00

 New Market Studio

Modern

Modern dance explores movement in its entirety and goes beyond the boundaries of other techniques. Elements explored are: level, speed, direction, energy, focus, space as students push the envelope of this expressive dance form.

Frederick Studio 

Modern 550.F Thu 6:15-7:45
Modern 560.F Thu 6:15-7:45
Modern 570/580.F Mon 7:30-9:00
Modern 590/595.F Tue 7:00-8:30

New Market Studio 

Modern 530/540.N Wed 6:30-7:30

Hip Hop & Jazz Funk

Hip hop is derived from African and Jazz dance forms. Isolations, improvisation and freedom of movement are main focuses. Styles include popping, locking, breaking, and tutting.

Frederick Studio 

Hip Hop 730/740.F Mon 5:45-6:45
Hip Hop 750/760.F Thu 7:45-8:45
Hip Hop 770/780.F Wed 5:45-6:45
Hip Hop 795.F Mon 8:00-9:00

New Market Studio

Hip Hop 720/730.N Tue 5:15-6:15
Hip Hop 740.N Tue 6:15-7:15
Hip Hop 795.N Tue 7:15-8:15

Tap

Tap dance focuses on rhythms of the feet and helps develop coordination, balance and musicality. MMPAC’s tap instruction includes rhythm, broadway and classical styles of tap.

Frederick Studio

Tap 420/430.F Wed 5:45-6:45
Tap 440/450.F Tue 5:45-6:45
Tap 460.F Sat 9:00-10:00
Tap 470/480.F Tue 7:45-8:45
Tap 495.F Tue 4:45-5:45
Adult Tap Wed 6:45-7:45

New Market Studio 

Tap 410/420.N Thu 5:15-6:00
Tap 430.N Mon 6:30-7:30

Musical Theater

Students integrate dancing, acting and singing into their performance. Students will gain confidence and new skills as they work on multiple theatre styles. In order to take Musical Theater levels 30 and above, students must take a core supplemental class (Ballet, Jazz or Modern).  Musical Theater 690 is exempt.

Frederick Studio 

Musical Theater 610/620.F Wed 4:30-5:30
Musical Theater 640.F Tue 6:45-7:45
Musical Theater 660.F Mon 7:30-9:00
Musical Theater 770/780.F Mon 4:30-6:00
Musical Theater 695.F Mon 6:00-7:30

New Market Studio

Musical Theater 630.N Thu 6:00-7:00

New Market Studio

Additional Offerings

Frederick Studio 

Acting 101 Sat 11:00-11:45
Dance Conditioning Sat 10:00-11:30
Acting Up Sat 11:45-1:15
FX Sat 11:30-1:00

New Market Studio 

     

MMPAC  •  5901 Enterprise Court  •  Frederick, MD 21703  •  301.694.5105