Friday, October 11: Parent's Night Out
Monday, October 14: Adult Tap Classes Begin
Monday, October 14 - Saturday, October 19: Costume Measuring Week!
Thursday, October 17 - Wednesday, October 23: Teacher Development Week
Thursday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 30: Parent Participation Week!
Saturday, October 26: Costume Carnival
Sunday, October 27: Ballerina Backstage Pass
Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, October 27: Ballet La Crosse's Cinderella Production
Thursday, October 31: Halloween -- NO CLASSES (Morning classes will still be held)
Parent's Night Out: Drop the kiddos off for a fun night at the studio while you enjoy some time to yourself! Kids will enjoy a dance party, craft, movie, and cheese pizza.
Ages 3+ $25, each additional sibling $15
Friday, October 11 5:30-8:30pm
Costume Carnival: Join MDU for a FREE Costume Carnival! This family friendly event will feature indoor trick-or-treating, games for all ages, awesome prizes, face painting, a costume competition, photo station, dance party, and more!
FREE and open to the entire community!
Saturday, October 26 -- Stop by between 10am-2pm!
Ballerina Backstage Pass: Become a VIP member with a backstage pass to Ballet La Crosse's Cinderella production! You will receive an exclusive backstage tour, see the stage up close, make a craft with cast members, photo opportunities with Cinderella, and more!
$35 (includes two tickets to the Sunday 2pm show), at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, October 27 -- 12:30-1:30pm Backstage Experience, 2pm Showtime
Click HERE to register for any of these events and for more information!
Congratulations to our first Students of the Month for the 2019-2020 season! These dancers were chosen by their teachers for representing our Character Lives "Trait of the Month": KINDNESS! These dancers have gone above and beyond to welcome and befriend new students at MDU, share encouraging words to their peers, and come into the classroom weekly with a smile on their face. Check out the TV in the Lobby Communications Center featuring:
Miss Adalynn Rodenkirch
Miss Betty Mullenix
Mr. Michael Harding
Miss Jillian Reitzel
Other nominees include: Teagan Pientok, Samantha Shrugrue, and Nora Wise. Keep up the great work!
Our fall session of Adult Tap begins on Monday, October 14th! We offer a 6-week class session for beginners (no experience needed) and for intermediate tappers, taught by our studio owner herself, Miss Misty Lown!
Click HERE to register today for an experience you won't want to miss.
Beginner Class -- Monday 6:30-7:00pm
Intermediate Class -- Monday 7:00-7:30pm
Here at MDU, we strongly believe in continuing to train and develop our teachers in order to provide the best classroom experience for each dancer and family. Miss Kylie, our Teacher and Student Service's Manager, will be visiting classes Thursday, October 17 - Wednesday, October 23 to observe each teacher in order to give them feedback, strategies, and new skills to apply to their weekly routines. Be sure to say hello if you see her pop into one of your dancer's classes!
We are SO excited for our first Parent Participation week of the 2019-2020 season! Dancers may choose one guest to participate for their entire class, giving their guest an opportunity to experience what it is like to be a dancer at MDU. This is a great opportunity to connect with your dancer, meet their teacher, and learn about what they have been working on in class over the past month. We hope to see YOU in the classroom!
Thursday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 30
Ballet La Crosse is excited to present the timeless fairy tale of Cinderella. The power of love transcends all obstacles and boundaries as proven in this rags to riches story. A young girl desolated and mistreated by her step family is assisted by a magical fairy godmother who makes the impossible possible. Come and experience a young girl’s dream of her prince unfolding to the luscious score of Sergei Prokofiev with original choreography by Kennet Oberly and Amanda Schams.
All tickets are available on the Weber Center Website.
Main floor seats are $22, balcony seats are $18, youth tickets are $8 each for any seat.