What's New

Summer 2017 planning has begun.  Click here

Dance Teacher Magazine's October 2014 Issue features a story on JoJean Retrum and her work with male dancers.  http://www.dance-teacher.com/2014/12/teachers-tools-up-close-with-jojean-retrum/

Owner, Jo Jean Retrum, is quoted in September 2011's Dance Teacher Magazine.  Article

Monona Academy of Dance is mentioned in a national magazine.  So proud to be a tenant at the new Sun Prairie Ice Arean.  Article

Mommy and Me Classes!

 

Registration Specials!

Refer a Friend and earn a tuition credit.

Families can earn tuition credit and a t-shirt with a friend's paid enrollment.

30 or 45 minute class - $10

1 hour to 2 hour class - $20

Credit will be applied to the next term's tuition.

Dance Wisconsin News

Visit the site for our award-winning pre-professional company, Dance Wisconsin.

 

 

Location Information

Monona Academy of Dance and La Boutique are located at:

6332 Monona DR

Monona WI 53716

608-221-4535

Front Desk Hours:  M-R 12-6, Closed Friday, Saturday 9-12

La Boutique Hours:  M-R 12-6, Closed Friday, Saturday 9-3

La Boutique

6330 Monona Drive

Monona WI 53716

608-221-4590

MononaAcademyofDance@gmail.com

Sun Priaire location is located at:

838 Grove ST 

Sun Prairie WI 53590 

Inside the New Sun Prairie Ice Arena.

Enter the front doors and turn to right into the Cardinal Rink.  The studio is then to your left once inside the Cardinal Rink.  Dancers can also enter the rear door of the building near the Monona Academy of Dance sign. Proceed up the steps and the studio is immediately to your left once you leave the stairwell.

608-221-4535


 

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Monona Academy of Dance is owned and operated by Jo Jean Retrum.  It is a wonderful school to begin your dance education.  The primary focus is on ballet as it is the foundation of all dance.  Many other genres are offered such as tap, jazz, modern and hip hop.

Rehearsing out of Monona Academy of Dance is Dance Wisconsin a non profit 501(c)3 performance company that presents opportunities for dancers from all over, not just students of MAD, to perform in full length ballets and original choreography pieces.  Visit www.dancewisconsin.com to learn more about how your dancer can be apart of these productions.


Summer DANCE options announced for Summer 2017

the following options will be available this summer at Monona Academy of Dance:

Princess/Prince Dance Camp - Four days of fun for girls and boys from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Instruction includes creative movement, basic ballet, introduction to other dance genres, games, videos and snack.  Perfect for ages 3 - 5.  Monona location June 12th - 15th and Sun Prairie location July 17th - 20th.

Young Dancer Camp - An excellent opportunity for your 6 - 9 year old looking to learn more about all genres of dance.  Four days of classes will be offered from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.  Dancers will work on ballet technique, tapp, jazz, musical theater and learn some dance history.  Dancers will need proper footwear, water and snacks.  Monona location June 26th - 29th and Sun Prairie location June 19th - 22nd.

 Choreography and Musical Theater Camp - This four day camp narrows its focus to how is choreography created, whom are some famous choreographers and what was their specific style, how do I audition for shows, famous musical theater choreography, singing and dancing together and presenting a monologue.  This week is available to dancers age 9 - 18 years of age.  It will occur only at the Monona location June 26th - 29th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Early drop off is available through special arrangement with staff.

4 Week Dance Intensive - If your dancer is looking to grow their skills in multiple genres this summer or are they interested in becoming a member of Monona Academy of Dance's MAD City Dancers than our dance intensive is for them.  Depending upon their individual goals one week or all four weeks may be appropriate.  When registering be sure to speak with Monona Academy of Dance staff or owner Jo Jean Retrum as to what option is best for your dancer.  Dancers from any dance studio are welcome to attend.  Focus will be:  ballet technique, tap, jazz, modern, choreography, dance history and the art of performance.  These four weeks are offered only at the Monona location July 3rd - 27th.  Class days are Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Early drop off is available through special arrangement with the staff. 

Summer dates are being released on 2-14-17.  Enrollment forms are expected to be available 2-28-17.  Email questions to mononaacademyofdance@gmail.com or call 608-221-4535.


Click to visit our facebook page to see additional photos of dancers from Monona Academy of Dance. 

Monona Acadeny of Dance is proud to be a tenant at the Sun Prairie Ice Arena.  Classes are now being held at 838 Grove ST Sun Prairie.

 

 

Monona Academy of Dance offers its students unmatched excellence in dance education at all abilities, interests, and age levels.  


Studio Location Information - Academic Year

 

Monona-6332 Monona Drive

(608)221-4535  Desk hours: M-R 12-6, Closed Friday, Saturday 9 - 3 and Closed Sundays.  If Dance Wisconsin is rehearsing La Boutique is open from 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Sundays.  Call ahead to check.

La Boutique: Hours: M-R 12-6, Closed Friday, Saturday 9 - 3 and Sunday closed.(608)221-4590.

Sun Prairie-838 Grove Street within the Sun Prairie Ice Arena

Enter the front doors and turn to right into the Cardinal Rink.  The studio is then to your left once inside the Cardinal Rink.  Dancers can also enter the rear door of the building near the Monona Academy of Dance sign. Proceed up the steps and the studio is immediately to your left once you leave the stairwell

Dance wear is available only at the La Boutique store at 6332 Monona Drive.

Questions on this satelitte location please call (608) 221-4535.

 

If you would like a brochure mailed to you, call 608.221.4535

 

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