CMDC offers a 6-week program for young dancers ages 5 - 9. Students are given the opportunity to study multiple disciplines of dance, 5 days a week. They will grow their technique and have some fun while taking The Homer Bryant’s Floor Ballet, Ballet, Hip Hop/Jazz Fusion, Tap, and more. The Dance Camp also includes weekly field trips and daily outside recess!
CMDC offers a 6-week Summer Intensive for motivated dancers, ages 9 and up. Students will train intensely in various techniques including The Homer Bryant’s Floor Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, lyrical and more. Through the study of these techniques, along with repertory and master classes, the Summer Intensive is designed to grow each student technical, artistic and creative abilities!
CMDC offers dance classes for children starting at age 3. Students can choose from Creative Movement (ages 3 - 6), Beginning Ballet ages (6 - 9), Tap, Acrobatics, Hip Hop and African dance. Classes are held on Saturday mornings from September through June.
The Pre-Youth Professional program is designed for young students that wish to study ballet more intensely, and participate in classes during the week. Training within this program is based upon skill level, age and commitment to the time required to build proper technique and artistry. This program focuses on ballet technique, terminology, strengthening/ conditioning, flexibility, coordination and musicality. Furthermore, students in this program are taught the importance of discipline and commitment necessary to be successful dancers. PYP students are required to take a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week, as well as specific classes from the multidisciplinary dance offerings. PYP students are required to register for the entire program in order to progress to Division 1.
The Bryant Youth Professional (BYP) Training Program offers serious students an opportunity to train at a pre-professional level. Placement and training within this program are based upon skill level, as well as an understanding of the time commitment required to build proper technique and artistry. This program focuses on strengthening technique, flexibility, musicality, performance quality, and commitment to success. BYP students are required to take a minimum number of technique classes according to their division, as well as specific classes from the multidisciplinary dance offerings. BYP students are required to register for the entire program within their appropriate divisions.
The Adult Program offers training for beginning and intermediate dancers 18+ who love the joy and discipline of the dance and the feeling of accomplishment that it brings. It’s dancing fun in a classical mold. As dancers progress they may do center with progressions involving jumps, turns and waltzes. Adult classes are a great form of exercise and all classes will put both hemispheres of the brain to work.
The CMDC Dance Team offers serious students an opportunity to showcase their technical training in regional and national dance competitions. Age ranges from 8-18 years to compete. Dancers are given the opportunity to learn choreography in contemporary, lyrical, jazz, and hip hop with various choreographers. The team provides students the experience to build performance quality, consistency, and teamwork. Students who participate are committed for the year of competition season and are placed based on their technical training evaluation.