Since its inception, the School of Classical Ballet has been dedicated to providing quality dance instruction appropriate for the age and physical development of each student. The School provides a diversified program that meets not only the needs of those who seek a fun, creative, and challenging environment, but also those who wish to pursue a professional dance career.
The School of Classical Ballet offers classes in a variety of dance genres including Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop,Tap, Pre Ballet, Musical Theater, and Creative Movement.
SCB is excited to have new studio spaces located at Montana Dance Center, 701 Daniel Street. The Center has four new studios with state-of-the-art sprung floors, kitchen area, stretch room, and comfortable waiting area for parents.There is nowhere else like it so come see the amazing new space for yourself!
NUTCRACKER CAST LIST 2019
CLARA: Madelynn Hust
Understudy: Aundrea Johnson
FRITZ: Catherine Hopfensberger
PARTY GIRLS: Isabella Collender, Elizabeth Cutright, Claire Foot, Audrey Mills, Syra Neil, Sephora Jones, Loretta Queen, Aspen LaMont, Ava Rockwell, Alia Russell, Brynn Sogaard
PARTY BOYS: Isabel Haub, Nicholas Kays, Justice Kitts, Madison Low, Vaness Hunt, Teddy Rentz, Elise Venable
BABY DOLLS: Abigale Billstein, Thomas Hopfensperger, Dacey Oleyte
SENIOR SOLDIERS: Ivee Brown, Brittyn Boyce,Taylor Gasvoda, Olivia Kieger, Ruby Hampton, Elizabeth Hopfensperger, Austynn Schweitzer, Kaylee Swander, Anna Walsh
JUNIOR SOLDIERS: Mattie Barrett, Atley Bausch, Catherine Cutright, Isabella Edwards, Stella Loran, Kallie Peterman
CAVALRY: Josie McPhail, Daisha Oleyte
BABY RATS: Isabella Edwards, Maezi Harris
JUNIOR RATS: Nora Arbogast,Tabitha Holmes, Sophie Venable
SNOW: Emilee Brown, Kayla Christensen, Eliana Davila, Katrina Dringman, Madelynn Hust, Olivia Kusek, Marlee O’Toole, Meredith Rentz, Lila Virostko, Maya Walling, Jordyn Walsh
SUGAR BABES: Parker Boschert, Kabella Edwards, Everly Gilmore, Mia Hoppe, Lexi Parlovick, Ayla Swander, Alexandria Sawyer
LADIES IN WAITING: Rose Johnson, Sacred Degges
CANDY CANES: Rosie Engels, Maezi Harris
CHINESE: Madelynn Hust Understudy: Olivia Kusek
RUSSIAN BEARS:Ella Charette, Isabella Collender, Elizabeth Cutright ,Elizabeth Hopfensperger, Sephora Jones, Audrey MIlls, Alia Russell, Ellie Stratton
MERLITONS: Katrina Dringman Understudies: Emilee Brown, Marlee O’Toole
SHEEP: Abigale Billstein,Gary Cox, Susie Cox, Jenetzia Flores, Gabby Gomez,Gwenny Gauger, Thomas Hopfensperger, Dacey Oleyte, Bree Pepper
GINGERSNAPS: Catherine Cutright, Catherine Hopfensperger, Cammie Koch, Mia Madach, Josie McPhail ,Daisha Oleyte, Navy Taylor, Maci Yarina
GARLAND: Janie Hallowell, Ruby Hampton, Chloe Hartman, Ainslie Hoke, Aundrea Johnson, Olivia Kusek, Emma Leffler, Meredith Rentz
GARLAND:Claire Foote, Olivia Krieger, Olivia Mackenzie, Mariana Rivera Rosas, Brynn Sogaard, Kaylee Swander, Anna Walsh Understudies: Ivee Brown, Brittyn Boyce, Austynn Schweitz
PETALS & FINALE: Emilee Brown, Kayla Christensen, Eliana Davila, Katrina Dringman, Marlee O’Toole, Lila Virostko, Maya Walling ,Jordyn Walsh
MDAA 2019 FALL WORKSHOP
October 18,19 & 20 in Butte
Montana Dance Arts Association is a non profit group that puts on two week end workshops a year. One the third weekend of Oct. and the other in the spring usually April. They bring in amazing guest teachers from around the country to educate Montana Dancers for fun filled dance weekends. They also provide scholarships to talented young MT dancers and teachers to further their studies at prestigious summer dance programs. Ballet, Jazz, Modern,Tap, Hip Hop and more are taught during these weekend workshops (Oct/Apr), which are held in the various major MT cities. Workshops are open to students ages 9 and up, with at least 2 years dance experience. The spring workshop offers classes and holds adjudications for students wanting to try for scholarships to study at various summer dance intensives around the United States.
APRIL 6TH MADco Show Case at Lewis and Clark
APRIL 26TH & 27TH. SPRING CETRONE RECITAL PHOTOS AT MDC
SCB SPRING RECITAL AT LINCOLN CENTER DATES 2019
May 16,17 &18 ( Rehearsals & performance)
Thursday, May 16th for Fri. May 17th night performance
Saturday May 18th for Sat. May 18th night performance
Friday, May 17th & Saturday,May 18th at 6:30pm
ABT DANCE PERFOMANCES
Hiplet Ballerinas February 25 at Lincoln Center 7:00pm Under Artistic Director and Founder Homer Hans Bryant, a former dancer with the Dance Theater of Harlem, Hiplet Ballerinas is the only company in the world to perform the signature trademark style. Hiplet Ballerinas of Chicago fuse classical pointe technique with African, Latin, Hip-Hop, and urban dance styles rooted in communities of color. Promoting inclusivity in both their casts and audience, Hiplet features true-toned tights, modern music, and dancers of all shapes, sizes, and colors.
Finding Neverland (Musical) April 2 at 7:30
Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters : Peter Pan , Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys' enchantinmake-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a llittle bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving this world behind for Neverland where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lsts forever.
MADCo is a community-based dance company for dancers ages 8-18 with a minimum of two years dance experience co sponsored by Montana Dance Center and School of Classical Ballet.
This is a performing company of young people, offering professional performance opportunities for children and, in so doing, provides powerful and playful dance performances accessible to people of all ages. Performances will include professional theaters, Dance Showcase, School Performances, and other Venues.
Company Directors: Julia Marble, Carly Green, & Betty Loos
Check us out at www.motionartsdancecompany.com
Annual Showcase - Saturday,April 6th 2019 at Lewis & Clark Middle School
2014-2015 MADCO MEMBERS
Senior Company: Emilee Brown, Helena Brown, Kayla Christensen, Eliana Davila, Haylee Haarr, Madelynn Hust, Olivia Kusek, Brynn Newell, Cora O'Brien, Marlee O,Toole, Emily Point, Abigail Simpson, Lila Virostko, Maya Walling, Jordyn Walsh
Junior Company: Abigail Aning, Ivee Brown, Sophia Douglas, Ruby Hampton,Chloe Hartman, Ainslie Hoke, Addison Johns, audrey Mills, Landy Neil, Amelia Petersen,Janie Quandt, Meredith Rentz, Brynn Sogared, Kaylee Swander, layli Virostko