Summer Evening/Weekend Classes (June 21 – August 21)

*denotes a class that requires faculty placement

Click here for a printable summer 2021 registration form.  Click here to return to the summer programs page.

Click here for a PRINTABLE *summer class session* schedule.

  • Updates for COVID recovery:
    –MBT is following strict protocols for COVID-19 response and recovery, including use of masks during all in-studio programs, distancing, increased cleaning and sanitizing, and capacity restrictions. Please contact MBT if you have any questions.

Classes @MBT-Gaithersburg

Register online here for Summer 2021 classes at MBT-Gaithersburg.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Saturday
4:55-6:25 Ballet Levels 7-9* 4:55-6:25 Technique/Pointe Ballet Levels 6-7* 4:55-6:25 Ballet/Jazz Combo (age 7-10) 9:25-10:10 Creative Movement (age 3-4)
5:00-6:15 Ballet Levels 3-4* 5:10-5:55 Early Ballet (age 5-6) 5:00-6:00 Hip Hop (age 7-10) 10:15-11:00 Early Ballet (age 5-6)
5:10-6:10 Intro to Pointe for Ballet Level 5* 5:00-6:30 Technique & Intro Pointe for Ballet Levels 5-6* 5:00-6:15 Ballet Levels 2-3* 11:05-12:05 Ballet 1/Beginning Ballet (age 7-9)
6:20-7:50 Ballet Levels 5-6* 6:00-7:15 Ballet Levels 2-3* 6:05-7:05 Hip Hop (age 11+)
6:30-7:30 Pointe Levels 7-9* 6:30-8:00 Technique/Pointe Ballet Levels 8-9* 6:15-7:45 Ballet Levels 4-5*
6:30-8:00 Ballet Levels 6-9* (section tentative based on capacity needs) 6:30-8:00 Ballet Levels 6-9*
7:15-8:30 Adult Ballet * denotes a class where placement is required

Classes @MBT-Clarksburg 

Register online here for Summer 2021 classes at MBT-Clarksburg.

Monday Thursday Saturday
4:55-5:40 Creative Movement (age 3-4) 5:00-5:45 Mini Hip Hop (age 4-6) 9:25-10:10 Creative Movement (age 3-4)
5:00-6:30 Ballet/Jazz Combo (age 7-10) 4:55-6:10 Ballet Levels 3-4* 10:15-11:00 Early Ballet (age 5-6)
5:45-6:30 Early Ballet 1 (age 5) 5:50-6:50 Broadway Jazz/Tap (age 7-10) 11:05-12:05 Ballet 1/Beginning Ballet (age 7-9)
6:35-7:35 Early Ballet 2 (age 6) 6:15-7:15 Ballet Levels 1-2*
6:35-7:20 Mini Tap (age 4-6) 6:55-7:55 Broadway Jazz/Tap (age 11+)
7:15-8:15 Adult Ballet (dual broadcast via zoom) * denotes a class where placement is required

Classes @MBT-Virtual 

Register online here for Summer 2021 classes at MBT-Virtual.

Saturday
10:30-11:30am     Ballet Fitness for Adults/Teens 13+ To register for an individual drop-in Ballet Fitness virtual class, please click here.

Register for summer dance classes online! Click here to go straight to the registration portal.

Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).  Click here for a printable summer 2021 registration form.

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Summer Dance Classes – Descriptions and Requirements

Ballet

Creative Movement: ages 3- 4; explore movement, music, and rhythm.

Early Ballet: ages 5-6; learn fundamentals of ballet technique in a fun, exploratory class.

Beginning Ballet: ages 7-9; for beginners or students with up to one year of previous ballet experience.

Ballet/Jazz Combo: ages 7-10; for beginners or students with up to one year of previous dance experience. Class will begin with a ballet barre and will finish with fun jazz combinations, incorporating ballet and jazz technique throughout.

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Ballet – Placement Required

Faculty approval and placement is required for any of these programs, including for students currently enrolled in MBT’s Youth Ballet or Academic Ballet programs. Students who study at other schools during the academic year should call to schedule a free placement class.

Ballet for MBT Levels 1-2 (or equivalent): ages 7-10 with one or more years of previous training.

Ballet for MBT Levels 2-4 (or equivalent): ages 8-13 with one or more years of previous training.

Ballet for MBT Levels 5-9 (or equivalent): ages 11-18 with three or more years of previous training; recommend two classes per week.

Pointe: This class requires prior approval and concurrent enrollment in a technique class.

Introduction to Pointe for MBT Level 5: This class requires prior faculty approval plus enrollment in a Pre-Pointe Workshop (see camp information) or private pre-pointe lessons. Must also be enrolled in a technique class.

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Hip-Hop/Jazz/Tap

Hip hop classes are fast-paced, upbeat, and focus on rhythm, creativity and style.

Mini Hip Hop: ages 4-6; beginner class.

Hip Hop: ages 7-10; beginner to advanced beginner class.

Teen Hip Hop: ages 11+ with or without dance training

Broadway Jazz & Tap: ages 7-10; This class will include music and choreographic elements from popular broadway musicals. Geared to beginning level dancers.

Ballet/Jazz Combo: ages 7-10; for beginners or students with up to one year of previous dance experience. Class will begin with a ballet barre and will finish with fun jazz combinations, incorporating ballet and jazz technique throughout.

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Adults and Teens

Adult Ballet: Fundamental ballet technique at an age-appropriate level. Incorporates exercises at the barre and in center. Learn vocabulary; increase your technique, balance, strength, and flexibility. Beginners welcome.

Broadway Jazz & Tap: (age 11-18) This class will include music and choreographic elements from popular broadway musicals. Geared to beginning and intermediate level dancers.

Register online!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.  Please click here for full online registration instructions (PDF).

Click here for a printable summer 2021 registration form.   Click here to return to the summer main page.

SUMMER DANCE CLASSES – SESSION TUITION:

9-week registration (one class per week):
45-min class $135
60-min classes $169
75 or 90-min classes $195
Ballet Fitness Teen/Adult $169, or adults may use class card
Adult Ballet – drop in or class card

Advanced Class Drop-in: (available only for Levels 6-9 or adult students)
75 or 90-min classes $22
60-min classes $20
Drop-in students must check in at the front desk to provide payment before class

Register online!  Click here to go straight to the registration portal.

Click here for a printable summer 2021 registration form.   Click here to return to the summer programs page.

MBT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education organization, and we strive to make opportunities available to any student who wants to study dance. Thanks to MBT’s generous donors, limited need-based scholarships are available for the summer session. Please inquire to the office.