Music & Performing Arts

Registration will open on January 14th!

Youth Choir

We are excited to announce that we will be starting Youth Choir back up on January 28th! Our area Youth Choir will rehearse weekly to prepare for two performances during the semester. Fun and exciting musical literature will include folksongs, world music, art music, and a mix of other musical styles. Rehearsals work together as a team. Absolutely no musical background necessary. Open to students who are enrolled in grades 4-8 during the 2018-19 school year. 

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 begin in February 2019 and have a maximum of 15 students and will be held at the City Park Roundhouse.

Pre-Ballet Ages 3-4 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.
Beginning Hip Hop Ages 5-8 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.
Dance Squad Ages 5-8 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.
Beginning Ballet Ages 5-8 Beginning 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.
Beginning Tap Ages 5-8 Tap is a form of dance that uses the tap shoes striking the floor to make percussive sound. This class will explore both Jazz and Broadway-style tap. Be prepared for a workout as we explore rhythm and build strength!
Register for youth dance classes on January 14th

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.

Youth Theatre

Our Summer Theatre program provides a performance opportunity for school-aged youth who have an interest in dramatic arts. The productions provide students with creative and engaging theatrical experiences, as well as the opportunity to participate in live performances. Participants who are interested in the Junior Musical must have completed Kindergarten through 6th grade. Participants who are interested in the Senior Musical must have completed 7th  through 12th grade. 

Thank you to all you came and supported our two musicals, Alice in Wonderland and Seussical the Musical, during the 2018 Summer. We appreciate the continued support and the great partnership we have with K-State Theatre Department. Check back in March 2019 for more information for the next youth theatre programs.