Calendar

Upcoming Events

 

June 20th - July 10th

Melina's Dance Company studio is closed

July 11th

Our 2022/2023 Dance Season starts

July 11th - July 15th

Princess Camp (ages 3 to 6) 10AM to 12:30PM

July 18th - July 22nd

Christmas in July Camp (ages 6 to 11) 10am to 12:30pm

July 25th - July 29th

Encanto Dance Camp (ages 6 to 10) 10am to 12:30pm

August 1st - August 5th

Broadway Bound Musical Theatre Camp (ages 8 & up)

9:30am to 2:30pm

August 15th - August 19th

Hip Hop Camp (ages 4 to 10) 10am to 12:30pm

August 22nd - September 5th

MDC is closed for summer break

September 6th

WELCOME BACK TO DANCE CLASS!

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Important Dates

July

  • 4th: Studio Closed

  • 11th: Open for the new dance season

August

  • 22nd - 31st: Closed for End of Summer Break

September

  • 1st - 5th: Closed for End of Summer Break

  • 6th: Back to dance!

October

  • 10th - 15th: Bring A Friend to dance

  • 17th - 22nd: Wear Pink Week

  • 24th - 29th: Wear your costume to class Week

  • 31st - Closed for Halloween

November

  • 1st - 19th: Dancers Fight Hunger Food Drive

  • 14th - 19th: Love Your Body Week hosted by NHSDA

  • 23rd - 27th: Closed for Fall Break

December

  • 12th - 16th: Pajama Week

  • 19th - 31st: Closed for Winter Break

January

  • 3rd: Back to dance!

  • 15th: Costume Fee is due

  • 15th: Winter Showcase (tentative)

February

  • 13th - 18th: Wear red to dance week

March

  • 27th - 31st: MDC Spirit Week

April

  • 3rd - 8th: Closed for Spring Break

  • 15th: Recital Fees due

  • 29th: MDC Recital Expo

May

  • 1st: New season registration opens for members

  • 15th: Registration is open to the public

  • 15th: Dancer Recital Package Fee due

  • 27th - 29th: Closed for Memorial Day

June

  • 17th: MDC 2023 Recital (tentative)

  • 19th - 30th: Closed for summer break

Performances

A big part of dance training includes learning through performance. Performance opportunities can contribute to children’s success in non-dance activities. The experience helps build self-esteem and confidence, which can result in better in-school presentations, improved social skills, and strong college and job interview skills.

 

The rehearsal process is a tremendous learning experience as well. It helps the children develop retention skills, and by working with their classmates on a group performance, they learn the positive aspects of working as a team to create the best end result.

All students are given the opportunity to participate in our annual recital to be held the second weekend of June.  The recital offers our students a beautiful performance opportunity and the chance to celebrate their hard work and progress with their family and friends! Recitals are short, and 100% focused on making  1st experiences on stage magical and stress free for dancers AND their parents!

Pre-Ballet classes perform one time in the annual recital. All combination classes present two routines and all other students perform one time in each of the styles of dance they are registered for.

 

We spend many hours determining the correct costumes for each class. They are always age appropriate and of the highest quality possible. Pre-Ballet classes will have one costume and perform 1 dance. Combination classes will have one “Two in One” costume and perform 2 dances.

 

All other students will need one costume for each dance form they train in. Costumes include all accessories (hats, gloves, etc.), but do not include tights or shoes.

 

In an effort to ensure that costumes are delivered in time for school photographs and an organized distribution to our students, costume orders are placed the first week of February. Costume manufacturers do not accept cancellations or offer refunds; therefore the school does not refund costume deposits. Costumes are always age appropriate and of the highest quality possible.

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