Dance

Youth Dance

Classes are for beginning students and use basic dance steps and choreography to help children develop and improve their poise, flexibility, grace, self-discipline, and posture. Students are introduced to basic beginning techniques and vocabulary. You may enroll in more than one class. Classes have a maximum of 15 students and will be held at the City Park Roundhouse. 

Questions? Contact Molli Maberry at 785-587-2765 or molli.maberry@cityofmhk.com

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ClassAgesClass DescriptionDates & TimesCost
Pre-BalletAges 3 - 5
Ballet classes are the basis for all dance training and help children develop and improve their poise, flexibility, grace, self-discipline, and posture. Students will be introduced to basic beginning ballet techniques and vocabulary in this fun class.
Mondays from 1/10 - 4/25
Pre-Ballet A: 5:30 - 6:15pm
Pre-Ballet B: 6:30 - 7:15pm
$65
Ballet Ages 6 - 12

Ballet emphasizes technique, barre work, and choreography, as well as the ballet vocabulary that is used throughout all other dance genres. Students in this class will develop and improve their poise, flexibility, grace, self-discipline, and posture.

Wednesdays from 1/12 - 4/27
Ballet 1 (ages 6-12): 5:30 - 6:15pm
Ballet 2 (ages 8-12): 6:30 - 7:15pm
*Ballet 1 is required for Ballet 2 
$65
TapAges 6 - 12

Tap is a form of dance that uses the tap shoes striking the floor to make a percussive sound. This class will explore both Jazz and Broadway-style tap. Be prepared for a workout as we explore rhythm and build strength!

Thursdays from 1/13 - 4/28
Tap 1 (ages 6-12): 5:30 - 6:15pm
Tap 2 (ages 8-12): 6:30 - 7:15pm
*Tap 1 is required for Tap 2
$65
JazzAges 6 - 12
Jazz dance combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with the current forms of popular dance. Learn various techniques and styles in this high-energy class.
Fridays from 1/14 - 4/29
Jazz: 5:30 - 6:15pm
$65
Hip-HopAges 6 - 12

This class introduces students to the basic concepts of hip hop dance and culture in a fast-paced, high-energy setting. Learn hip hop technique and choreography in this exciting class.

Tuesdays from 1/11 - 4/26
Hip-Hop: 5:30 - 6:15pm
$65
Dance SquadAges 6 - 12

Dance squad incorporates various dance styles (i.e. hip-hop, jazz and contemporary), with basic tumbling and pompom/cheer. Pompoms will be provided by MPRD.

Tuesdays from 1/11 - 4/26
Dance Squad: 6:30 - 7:15pm
$65
Adult Hip-HopAges 18+Adult dance classes use basic dance steps and choreography for a work-out based fitness routine. Cardio is made fun while participants learn new dance combos each week.Mondays from 1/10 - 4/25
Adult Hip-Hop: 7:30 - 8:30pm
$65
Dance Showcase: April 30th at 6pm


Students will be instructed on proper attire at their first class meeting. Students in Beginning Ballet will wear ballet slippers. Students in Pre-Ballet may wear ballet slippers or socks. Tap students will need to wear tap shoes. All other students should wear tennis shoes and socks to their first class session.