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Children's Classes: Ages 2–11


5 - 7 YEARS : LEVEL 1

7 - 8 YEARS : LEVEL 2

8-11 YEARS : LEVEL 3

An introduction to dance is formed at these four levels. These levels provide a structured  ballet class in a child-friendly atmosphere. They focus on enhancing musicality, performance, coordination and begin teaching the basic postures and positions of ballet. Introductory ballet technique is combined with tap to teach rhythm. Jazz is then added to teach contrast of movement.

Adolescent Classes & Adult Classes

Adolescent and adult classes are divided into appropriate age groups. These classes are designed for teenagers and adults interested in ongoing dance training at the beginner, intermediate, and pre-company level. These pre-company classes are designed to strengthen and tone muscles, increase flexibility, develop musicality, rhythm, and balance. No previous dance experience is required for the beginner level.


Schedule and prices available upon request.

Company Classes

Prep Company : Ballet & Modern – LEVEL 2 - 3

Junior Company : Ballet & Modern – LEVEL 3 - 4

Senior Company : Ballet & Modern – LEVEL 4 - 5

PRO Company : Ballet & Modern – LEVEL 5 - 6

Midwest Regional Ballet (MRB) Dance Company offers pre-professional level training for students wishing to pursue a career in the arts or ongoing dance education and performance opportunities. It emphasizes classical ballet technique, with character, jazz, and modern dance being an integral part of the training program. Students are also exposed to other forms of dance to enrich and enhance their dance experience.

Students must audition for company placement. This process consists of students participating in a full dance class at the company level. The class is comprised of exercises and movements at barre, in center, and across the floor and is used to evaluate students current skill level to determine for the most beneficial class placement for individual growth. To schedule an audition for Company or Preparatory placement call 417.439.9549 or email us at KayeLewis_MRB@hotmail.com

Students accepted into the Dance Company are required to attend all classes under their assigned level, and are expected to participate in all performance events open to their assigned level.

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