Class Schedule

2022-2023 Class Schedules

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2022-2023 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 6/22/22. 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.FSaturday9:00-9:45am
PreDance 103.FMonday4:30-5:15pm
PreDance 103.FSaturday9:45-10:30am
Combo 103.FMonday4:30-5:30pm
Combo 104.FMonday5:15-6:15pm
New Market Studio
PreDance 101/102.NSaturday9:00-9:45am
PreDance 103.NThursday4:30-5:15pm
Combo 103.NTuesday4:30-5:30pm
Combo 103.NSaturday9:45-10:45am

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.FMonday4:30-5:30pm
Ballet 250.FTTuesday4:30-5:45pm
Intro to Pointe.FTuesday5:45-6:15pm
Ballet 250.FCThursday6:00-7:30pm
Ballet 265/275.FTTuesday6:30-7:45pm
Pointe II/III.FTuesday7:45-8:45pm
Ballet 265/275.FCThursday4:30-6:00pm
Ballet – Open LevelTuesday6:30-7:45pm
New Market Studio
Ballet 210.NWednesday4:30-5:15pm
Ballet 220/230.NTuesday5:30-6:30pm
Ballet 295.NMonday6:00-7:30pm

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.FMonday5:30-6:15pm
Jazz 345/350.FThursday4:30-6:00pm
Jazz 365/375.FMonday7:15-8:45pm
Jazz – Open LevelMonday6:15-7:15pm
New Market Studio
Jazz 310/320.NMonday5:15-6:00pm
Jazz 330.NTuesday6:30-7:30pm
Jazz 395.NMonday7:30-8:45pm

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/Lyr III.FTuesday6:30-7:45pm
Cont/Lyr IV.FThursday6:00-7:30pm
New Market Studio
Cont/Lyr I.NThursday5:15-6:15pm
Cont/Lyr II/III.NWednesday7:00-8:15pm

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.FMonday7:00-8:30pm
Modern 565/575.FMonday5:30-7:00pm

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 II/III.FTuesday7:45-8:45pm
Hip Hop IV.FTuesday5:15-6:15pm
Intro to Hip Hop.FSaturday9:30-10:15am
New Market Studio
Hip Hop I.NWednesday5:15-6:00pm
Hip Hop II.NThursday6:15-7:15pm
Hip Hop III.NThursday7:15-8:15pm

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 440/490.FThursday7:30-8:30pm
Adult TapTBDTBD
Tap ClubTBDTBD
New Market Studio
Tap I (Youth).NMonday4:30-5:15pm
Tap 495.NWednesday6:00-7:00pm

Additional Offerings

Frederick Studio
Adult Dance SamplerSaturday9:00-10:15am
Tech Fundamentals.FSaturday10:15-11:30am
Special Topics/TLCSaturday10:15-11:30am