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MononaAcademyofDance@gmail.com
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Monona Acadamy of Dance

Monona Academy of Dance
Address: 2605 S. Stoughton Rd.
    Madison, WI 53716
Hours: Monday - Friday 12-6,
    Saturday 9-12
Phone Number: 608-221-4535

La Boutique
Address: 2605 S. Stoughton Rd.
    Madison, WI 53716
Hours:
Monday - Friday 12-6,
    Saturday 9-3
Phone Number: 608-221-4590

Sun Prairie Location
Address: 838 Grove St.
    Sun Prairie, WI 53590
   
Inside 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.

Phone Number: 608-221-4535 

What's New?

New Adult Classes Offered
Progressive Ballet Technique:
Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 pm
Ballroom Dancing:
Fridays from 6:30-7:30 pm
Adult Tap:
Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 pm
Adult Ballet:
Thursdays from 7:00-8:00 pm
Yoga:
Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30
Pilates:
Thursdays from 6:00-7:00

Mini Mad City

 

Types of Classes

Our classes take dancers from their first steps on the dance floor through their launch as professional dancers. Our curriculum includes pre-ballet (3 years and up), classical ballet, jazz, modern, tap, and hip hop. We also offer specialized partnering and boys-only classes.

There are still openings in Pre Ballet and Beginning Tap Classes.  

 Monona Academy of Dance is offering several new classes
during the 2017-2018 academic year. See below:

Progressive Ballet Technique:  Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Ballroom Dancing:  Fridays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Adult Tap:  Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 pm 
Adult Ballet:  Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:00 pm 
Yoga:  Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Pilates:  Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Mommy and Me

Designed for babies and their parent (or other grown up) as a way to explore movement and music. AGES: WALKING - 2

Creative Movement

Movement exploration, pattern recognition, and body awareness for the older toddler. AGES: 3-4

Pre-Ballet

Introduction to dance and movement for the small child, focusing on motor skills, coordination, balance, and preparatory ballet movements and positions. AGES: 4-5

Pre-Ballet II

Continuation for the child who has completed Pre-Ballet. AGES: 6-7

Beginning Ballet

Class consists of barre, center, and combinations in both adagio and allegro, which stress proper body alignment, strength, flexibility and muscular control. AGES: 7 & UP

Beginning Tap

Class develops the student’s awareness of musical rhythm, and builds speed by combining sounds and steps. AGES: 5 & UP

Beginning Jazz/Jazz I, II & III

Learn different styles including lyrical, musical theater, and funk. AGES: 8 & UP

Ballet I, II, III & IV

The next levels following the Beginning classes.  Placement is by instructor approval only.

Modern I & II

Movement is explored through use of such concepts of time, space and effort. The use of momentum and gravity, the articulation of the upper body, the use of parallel leg positioning, flexed feet, and weight distribution that is low to the ground, are skills typically found in Modern Dance classes. AGES: 11 & UP

Hip Hop I, II & III

The cutting-edge form of street dance, most often characterized by the dancing seen in music videos. Heavily influenced by jazz and break-dancing, emphasis is placed on isolation, rhythm, and individuality. AGES: 7 & UP

Junior  (V) and Senior (VI) Company

Next level following the Intermediate classes of III and IV. Placement into these classes is determined by an annual audition at the end of summer.

Ballet Academia

Pre-professional Advanced Ballet classes and intensive coaching for students preparing to enter professional companies. Acceptance into this program is highly competitive and is limited to 6 students per year. Contact director for more information.

Boys' Classes

A ballet class for boys and teens designed to teach the male-specific skills of ballet. Only intended to be taken in addition to regular ballet class. AGES: 8 & UP

Partnering

Pas De Deux class for intermediate to advanced students. Placement into this class is by audition only.

Adult Classes

Beginning to intermediate level classes for adults and older teens. Class is structured to fit participant’s ability and level. AGES: 14 – ADULT

Pilates Class

Increases flexibility and core (abdominal) strength. AGE 11 – ADULT.

Ballroom

Learn the waltz, foxtrot, swing, polka, cha cha—for weddings or just for fun and fitness!