Graded Technique classes are for dancers age 9 and up who love to dance. Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery, and instructor recommendation-not by age-which means all classes have a variety of age levels. Students spend an average of two years at each level before mastering the skills to advance. Students receive annual skills tests. In addition to Graded Technique classes, extend your dancing experience with Specialty Classes.
Expand your performance opportunity with Performance Company.
Mr. Dennis grew up studying ballet at Maple Conservatory of Dance in California. He graduated from Belhaven University with a BFA in dance and has danced professionally with Ballet Mississippi and Filter Dance Company. Additionally, he has four years of experience in Martial Arts. Mr. Dennis has taught at MDU since 2015.
Miss Beth has been dancing for 20 years. Her favorite genres include tap, musical theatre, and contemporary. Beth shared her love for performing for many years as a member of MDU’s Performance Company. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in Elementary Education and Spanish. She has danced with Ingredients Dance Company in Texas and has taught at MDU since 2014.
Miss Alexia has studied various styles of dance, but has a special love of Hip Hop and Lyrical. She is a former member of MDU’s Performance Company and currently leads our Steps of Praise program in which dancers can share their love of God through dance. Miss Alexia enjoys working with children of all ages to help them grow as dancers and individuals. She has been teaching at MDU since 2014.
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Miss Shayna is the School Director of Misty’s Dance Unlimited and leads a staff of 27 teachers. She began teaching at MDU in 1999 and is the creator of “Dancin’ Kids!”, a popular performance group for 7-9 yr. olds. Miss Shayna recently co-authored a Children’s Curriculum for More Than Just Great Dancing™ and is passionate about instilling confidence in every child.
Miss Anna is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she was a member of the LC Hip Hop Dance Team. She grew up dancing at Jan's School of Dance in Hastings, Minnesota for 13 years where she studied and competed in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip hop, and her favorite, clogging! With a wide range of training under her belt, Anna is excited to teach your little ones the magic and fun of dance! Anna has been teaching at MDU since 2017.
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