Institute of Dance at Marygrove

 

Preserving the legacy of dance education at the Marygrove campus in northwest Detroit. 

Fall Registration is now closed

About Us 

Led by Veronica Williams-Jakubus and Marnita Dickerson, the mission of the Institute of Dance at Marygrove, a year-long dance school on the Marygrove campus, is to provide students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds with high quality, developmentally appropriate dance programs. 

The purpose of IDM is to nurture and harness creativity, foster discipline, strengthen technical and performance skills, heighten artistic awareness and encourage a life-long interest in the arts. 

Over 20+ Years of Delivering Dance at Marygrove 

The Institute of Dance is continuing the long, rich history of dance instruction at the Marygrove campus. Formerly part of the Institute of Music & Dance (IMD), The Institute of Dance at Marygrove was created to ensure access to quality dance programming at the Marygrove campus. An essential fabric of the Fitzgerald neighborhood, we aim to provide dance instruction for decades to come.  

Our Passion is Dance Education 

With combined dance experience of 80+ years, or instructors are seasoned professionals with a passion for youth dance education. 

 

 

 

 

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Fall 2020 Registration Schedule 

Ballet:

Ballet I (age 4-6)-An introduction to ballet focused on pre-ballet skills and beginning technique.

12:00-12:45 Studio 204 $60

Ballet I (7 and up)- An entry level ballet class focusing on the introduction of ballet technique and basic steps.

11:00-12:00 Studio 204 $80

Ballet 2 – A second level class for students who have mastered the basic steps and skills taught in Ballet I.

9:00-10:00 Studio 211 $80

Ballet 3 – A more intense class for serious dance students. Focus is on improved technique and more complex combinations of steps. Meets twice a week.

Sat. 1:00-2:00/211 and Tues. 5:30-6:30/204 $160

Ballet 4 – A more advanced class for dedicated students. Focus is on advanced combinations, advanced performance of skills and development of repertoire.

Sat. 1:00-2:00 and Tues. 5:15-6:15 Studio 211 $160

Pointe – An extension of ballet and pointe technique for qualified students. Instructor permission is required.

Sat. 2:00-2:30 & Tues. 6:15-6:45 Studio 211 $80

Jazz:

Jazz I (all ages) – A beginning jazz class. Students will learn basic jazz techniques and steps.

Sat. 12:45-1:30 Studio 204 $60

Jazz 2 – A second level class for students who have mastered the basic steps and skills taught in Jazz I.

Sat. 10:00-11:00 Studio 211 $80

Jazz 3 – A more intense class for experienced dance students. Focus is on improved technique and more complex steps.

Sat. 12:00-1:00 Studio 211 $80

Jazz 4 -A more advanced class for dedicated students. Focus is on advanced combinations and performance skills.

Tues. 6:45-7:45 Studio 211 $80

Tap:

Tap I – A beginning class for first time tappers or those continuing from the younger class.
Sat. 1:30-2:15 Studio 204 $60

Tap 2 – A second level class for students who have mastered the basic steps and skills taught in Tap I.
Sat. 11:00-12:00 Studio 211 $80

Tap 3 – A more intense class for experienced dance students. Focus is on improved technique and more complex steps.
Sat. 2:15-3:15 Studio 204 $80

Tap 4 – A fast paced class for dedicated students. Focus is on advanced combinations and performance skills.
Sat. 2:30-3:30 Studio 211 $80

Repertory Company: 

Performance based company. Admission by audition only.

Sat. 3:30-4:30 Studio 211             $80

Adult Dance:

 A class for adults to explore various genres of dance while participating in an enjoyable workout. Includes Tap, Jazz and Stretch.

Tues. 6:30-7:30 Studio 204 $80

Registration:

 Registration: You may register for classes in person from 9:00-11:00 and 12:00-12:15 on Saturdays or remotely with more information coming soon.

For students taking multiple classes only, 50% may be paid initially with the other 50% due by October 17, 2020.

 

Fall 2020 Registration is now closed

Fall registration is now closed