The School of
Missouri Contemporary Ballet
School of MCB Presser CampusMission
The not-for-profit School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet, in advancement of the Company’s Mission, cultivates the artistic and personal development of their students by providing a supportive environment of dance study to motivate and inspire.
VisionThe School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet’s Vision is to develop the skills of the student both professionally and artistically by introducing both traditional and innovative dance technique. This Vision is supported by two fundamental principles which provide our foundation: continual growth & the pursuit of excellence. The School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet is guided by the strategic ideals of Missouri Contemporary Ballet; providing education, promoting involvement in the arts, and enriching our community. These goals require hiring the highest caliber instructors, developing a competitive yet supportive class structure, and retaining students dedicated to the study of dance. Attaining our Vision requires diligence, creativity, confidence, and fortitude from our staff, instructors, students, and supporters.
Presser Performing Arts Center &
The School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet
Creative Movement: (3 and up): Designed for our youngest students to explore body capabilities and movement. Creative movement allows for active minds while introducing ballet class discipline, coordination and rhythm.
Pre-Ballet: Designed for ages 6+ to introduce the fundamentals of ballet. Students will learn the ballet positions along with basic technique and age appropriate steps.
DanceAbility: We are thrilled to begin 2015 with the start of an educational outreach program called DanceAbility. This program at the School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet is catered toward students with special needs.The School of MCB’s mission is to cultivate the artistic and personal development of our students by providing a supportive environment of dance study to motivate and inspire. DanceAbility will further this mission by giving students with special needs an opportunity to learn and explore the world of dance.If you are interested in signing your child up for DanceAbility, call The School of MCB: 573/825-0095; email@example.com
Pre-Professional Division: (ages 8 and up, students will be required to take two ballet classes per week)
Ballet I-V and pointe: Beginning with Level I, students will learn classical ballet techniques with an awareness of alignment and discipline enabling them to progress to higher levels. Mastery of skill set is assessed by the instructor & determines class placement. Students will be required to take two ballet classes each week.