The School of

Missouri Contemporary Ballet

School of MCB

Mission

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.

 Vision

The 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.

2014 REGISTRATION day is August 23, 2:00-4:00 pm through the front doors.  First day of classes will begin August 25th.

Fall 2014 Schedule-Mexico

Register HERE!

 School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet

headquarters

110 Orr Street, Suite 102 & 106 Columbia, MO 65201 573-825-0095 school@missouricontemporaryballet.com

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The School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet

 Children’s Division 

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.

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.

Modern Dance:  These classes embody free and expressive movement, not bound to ballet stipulations. Various styles will be incorporated.

 Jazz:  Beginning and intermediate levels focus on rhythm and technique while advanced levels will integrate contemporary styles.

 

15 Truths about Dance

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Portland Ballet says it well  written by Melanie Doskocil, on the subject

of Being a professional dancer.  Why would someone from Mexico, Missouri

pursue such a daunting artistic challenge?  Professional dancers have to come from

somewhere and why not Mexico, Missouri?  They’re not all from metropolitan areas!

 

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