Class Schedule

2024-2025 Class Schedule

Frederick Studio Schedule 2024-2025

New Market Studio Schedule 2024-2025

2024-2025 Class Leveling System

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Prerequisites and Guidelines

  • Students must be currently enrolled in Ballet 230 level or higher to take a Lyrical class.
  • Students who wish to take a 50 level and above ballet choreography class must also take a corresponding level technique class.
  • Pre-Pointe and Pointe are by audition only, after completion of the 50 level ballet or by invitation from faculty.
  • In order to take Musical Theater II or higher, students must take a core supplemental class (Ballet, Jazz or Modern).
  • In order to take Jazz 370/380, students must take at least one supplemental ballet class at their appropriate level.

Class Descriptions and Schedules

The chart below has been updated as of 10/15/22. Please note MMPAC reserves the right to change class schedules based on enrollment and teacher availability.

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.

FREDERICK STUDIO
PreDance 101/102.F Saturday 9:15am-10:00am
PreDance 103.F Thursday 4:30pm-5:15pm
Combo 103/104.F Tuesday 4:30pm-5:30pm
NEW MARKET STUDIO
PreDance 101.N Saturday 9:00am-9:45am
PreDance 101/102.N Thursday 1:00pm-1:45pm
PreDance 102.N Saturday 9:45am-10:30am
PreDance 103.N Wednesday 4:30pm-5:15pm
Combo 103.N Wednesday 5:15pm-6:15pm
Combo 104.N Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm

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.F Saturday 10:00am-10:45am
Ballet 220/225.F Tuesday 5:30pm-6:30pm
Ballet 235/245.FT Thursday 6:15pm-7:15pm
Ballet 245/250.FC Wednesday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Ballet265.FT Tuesday 4:30pm-5:45pm
Ballet 265.FC Wednesday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Ballet 275.FC Tuesday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Ballet 275.FT Wednesday 6:00pm-7:15pm
Pointe IA.F Tuesday 5:45pm-6:30pm
Pointe II.F Wednesday 7:15pm-8:15pm
NEW MARKET STUDIO
Ballet 210.N Tuesday 4:30pm-5:15pm
Ballet 220.N Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm
Ballet 230/240.N Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm
Ballet 290.N Wednesday 6:15pm-7:15pm

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 w/ Hip Hop Saturday 10:45am-11:30am
Jazz 325/330.F Tuesday 6:30pm-7:30pm
Jazz 335/345.F Thursday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Jazz 365/375.F Thursday 7:00pm-8:30pm
NEW MARKET STUDIO
Jazz 310.N Tuesday 5:15pm-6:00pm
Jazz 320.N Thursday 6:30pm-7:30pm
Jazz 325/330.N Monday 7:00pm-8:00pm
Jazz 390/395.N Wednesday 7:15pm-8:15pm

Lyrical and 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
Cont/Lyrical IIA/III.F Saturday 10:00am-11:30am
Cont/Lyrical IV.F Tuesday 7:00pm-8:30pm

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 535/545.F Thursday 7:15pm-8:15pm
Modern 565/575.F Saturday 10:00am-11:30am
NEW MARKET STUDIO
Modern 520/530.N Monday 6:00pm-7:00pm

Hip Hop

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 I.F Thursday 6:00pm-7:00pm
Hip Hop III.F Wednesday 6:00pm-7:00pm
Hip Hop IV.F Wednesday 4:30pm-5:30pm
NEW MARKET STUDIO
Intro to Hip Hop.N Monday 5:15pm-6:00pm
Hip Hop II.N Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00pm
Hip Hop Supp Wednesday 8:15pm-8:45pm

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 I.F (TA) Saturday 9:00am-10:00am
Tap II/III.F Thursday 5:15pm-6:15pm
NEW MARKET STUDIO
Tap I.N (Y) Saturday 10:30am-11:15am

Additional Offerings

FREDERICK STUDIO
Adult Dance Sampler Tuesday 6:30pm-7:45pm
Zumba Wednesday 7:00pm-8:00pm
Zumba Saturday 9:00am-10:00am