Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy welcomes dancers at all levels – beginner to advanced. Our hip hop dance lessons are available for youth (ages 4 and up)  wanting to learn hip hop or street jazz.

Please call the office at 301-762-1757 to register for any class or to schedule a free trial/placement class. Thank you!

To register – complete the 2020-2021 registration form, then mail, email or bring your form to MBT. Your place in class is only guaranteed with your registration materials and deposit, and after you have confirmed availability and placement with our artistic staff for a particular class day/time. You may establish a payment plan at the time of registration.

Click here for online registration for classes not requiring faculty placement.

Hip Hop

Click here to register online for Hip Hop classes. (online registration opens July 1)

Classes/ Age Day Time Location Notes Tuition (Full Yr/ Semester/ Quarter)
Mini Hip Hop 1

Ages 4-6

Wednesday

Thursday

Saturday

4:40-5:25

6:00-6:45

10:00-10:45

Clarksburg

Gaithersburg

Virtual

Girls and boys are welcome in all hip hop classes.

Dance sneakers or clean, dark-soled sneakers
that have not been worn outside are required.

$745/$400/$210
Mini Hip Hop 2

Ages 5-7

Saturday 11:00-12:00 Clarksburg Girls and boys are welcome in all hip hop classes.

Dance sneakers or clean, dark-soled sneakers
that have not been worn outside are required.

$825/$495/$260
Hip Hop

Ages 7+

Wednesday

Thursday

6:00 – 7:00

6:45-7:45

Virtual

Gaithersburg

Girls and boys are welcome in all hip hop classes.

Dance sneakers or clean, dark-soled sneakers that have
not been worn outside are required.

$795/$495
Teen Hip Hop

Ages 11+

Wednesday

Thursday

7:00 – 8:00

7:45-8:45

Virtual

Gaithersburg

Girls and boys are welcome in all hip hop classes.

Dance sneakers or clean, dark-soled sneakers that have
not been worn outside are required.

$795/$495
 Jazz 1 / Street Jazz

Ages 8+

Thursday 3:50-4:50 Gaithersburg Jazz/Hip Hop Fusion $795/$495

Class Information:

  • 1 class/ week
  • Full year or session

Additional information:

  • All hip hop students required to wear dance sneakers or clean, dark-soled sneakers that have not been worn outside.
  • See class schedule for additional requirements.
  • Hip Hop Students are eligible to perform in The Nutcracker and at the Annual Scholarship Gala.
  • Mini Tap students enrolled in Quarter 2 are eligible to perform in the Young Dancer Showcase; Mini Hip Hop Students enrolled in Quarter 4 are eligible to perform at the Annual Scholarship Gala. 
  • There will be a mini-observation week at the end of each quarter for parents/guardians to observe Young Dancer classes.
  • In the instance that we cannot produce planned performances due to COVID restrictions, video will be taken in in-studio classes and shared with parents.
  • Registering for a full year after classes have begun: Opportunity to receive the prorated full year tuition rate is only available before Thanksgiving break. Registrations received after this time will incur the prorated semester rate, plus the cost of the full second semester.

Private Classes

MBT offers private lessons in nearly every discipline taught in the academy in individual or small groups. These classes are perfect for home-school groups. Please contact us for more details!

By registering for hip hop classes or street jazz classes at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy’s Gaithersburg, Maryland or Clarksburg, Maryland dance studios, students and parents/guardians are expected to read and adhere to the Code of ConductLiability Policy, and Dress Code.  All of this information is also found  in print form at the MBT office.