Class Schedule

2023-2024 Class Schedule

Frederick Studio Schedule 2023-2024

New Market Studio Schedule 2023-2024

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 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 9:00am-9:45am
Combo 103/104.F Thursday 4:45pm-5:45pm
New Market Studio    
PreDance 101.N Saturday 9:00am-9:45am
PreDance 101/102.N Wednesday 1:00pm-1:45pm
PreDance 102.N Saturday 9:45am-10:30am
PreDance 103.N Tuesday 4:30pm-5:15pm
PreDance 103.N Wednesday 4:30pm-5:15pm
Combo 103.N Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm
Combo 104.N Friday 4:30pm-5:45pm


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 Thursday 4:45pm-5:30pm
Ballet 260.FC Tuesday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Ballet 260.FT Thursday 5:45pm-7:00pm
Ballet 265/275.FC Tuesday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Ballet 265/275.FT w/ Pointe Wednesday 6:15pm-7:45pm
Pointe I.F Thursday 7:00pm-7:30pm
New Market Studio    
Ballet 210.N Saturday 10:30am-11:15am
Ballet 220.N Monday 6:15pm-7:15pm
Ballet 225.N Monday 4:30pm-5:30pm
Ballet 235/240.N Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00pm
Ballet 255/295.N Monday 7:15pm-8:45pm


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 w/ Hip Hop I.F Thursday 5:30pm-6:15pm
Jazz 330/340.F Thursday 4:45pm-5:45pm
Jazz 360.F Wednesday 6:15pm-7:45pm
Jazz 365/375.F Wednesday 4:45pm-6:15pm
New Market Studio    
Jazz 310.N Tuesday 5:15pm-6:00pm
Jazz 320.N Thursday 5:30pm-6:15pm
Jazz 340.N Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00pm
Jazz 355/395.N Wednesday 7:00pm-8:30pm

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    
Modern/Contemporary III.F Tuesday 6:00pm-7:15pm
Contemporary & Lyrical IV.F Tuesday 7:15pm-8:45pm
New Market Studio    
Modern/Contemporary II.N Thursday 6:15pm-7:15pm


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 560/570.F Thursday 7:30pm-9:00pm
New Market Studio    
Modern 510/520.N Monday 5:30pm-6:15pm

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    
Jazz 310/320 w/ Hip Hop I.F Thursday 5:30pm-6:15pm
Hip Hop II/III.F Tuesday 7:15pm-8:15pm
Hip Hop IIIA/IV.F Tuesday 6:15pm-7:15pm
New Market Studio    
Hip Hop IA.N Wednesday 5:15pm-6:00pm
Hip Hop IIA.N Wednesday 6:00pm-7:00pm


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    
Beginning Tap – Teen/Adult (November) Wednesday 6:30pm-7:30pm

Additional Offerings

Frederick Studio    
Adult Dance Saturday 9:00am-10:30am
Conditioning & Fundamentals Saturday 10:45am-11:45am
Acro I.F (November) Wednesday 5:45pm-6:30pm
Acro II.F (November) Wednesday 4:45pm-5:45pm
New Market    
Acro I.N (November) Friday 5:45pm-6:30pm