Ballet

McFetridge Dance Studio offers Ballet classes for students with any level of dance experience. Our classes fuse the tradition and structure of ballet as a dance style with the joy and creativity appropriate for a community program. Students are challenged to build strength and technique at their own pace, whether they are just starting or have taken class with our program for a long time. Ballet classes help build strength, self-confidence, and respect for the self and others, as well as classroom and self-motivating skills.

Currently our program offers:

  • Tot Ballet 1 (ages 3-4)
  • Ballet 2 (ages 4-5)
  • Youth Ballet 1 (ages 6-9)
  • Youth Ballet 2 (ages 6-9, Instructor Approval Required)
  • Preteen Ballet 1 (ages 10-14)

Jazz and Acrobatics

McFetridge Dance Studio offers Jazz classes for Youth and Preteen aged students. Jazz is one of the most common and most diverse styles of dance, and is a great foundational skill for any dancer or performing artist. Students will work on a variety of dance skills that build technique, strength, and musicality. In our Youth classes, Jazz is combined with Acrobatics, where students will learn age appropriate tumbling basics during the second half of class. Dance classes build self-confidence, respect for self and others, classroom skills, and self-motivation.

Currently our program offers:

  • Youth Jazz and Acrobatics 1 (ages 6-9)
  • Youth Jazz and Acrobatics 2 (ages 6-9, Instructor Approval Required)
  • Preteen Jazz (ages 10-14)

Musical Theater

McFetridge Dance Studio is excited to offer Musical Theater classes for the Youth and Preteen age groups. Any student interested in acting and dancing will be interested in this fun and widely applicable class. Students will build confidence and focus along with their acting and dancing skills in an environment that encourages creativity.

Currently our program offers:

  • Youth Musical Theater (ages 6-9)
  • Preteen Musical Theater (ages 10-14)

Tap

Our current tap classes focus on introducing students to the basics of tap dance and the foundational steps necessary for more difficult levels. Students will learn to isolate foot movements and enhance their understanding of rhythm and musicality. Dance classes build self-confidence, respect for self and others, classroom skills, and self-motivation.

Currently our program offers:

  • Tot Tap 1 (ages 3-7)
  • Tot Tap 2 (ages 3-7, Instructor Approval Required)

Movement with My Parent

For students who are too young for our Early Childhood classes, MSC offers a creative movement class for children 1-3 called Movement with My Parent. This class focuses on developing both gross and fine motor skills, different types of movement, creativity, and classroom skills. Adults and students will bond over the fun activities, and learn about how to encourage growth through movement.