Institute of Dance at Marygrove

 

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

Fall 2022 Registration Coming Soon!

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, our instructors are seasoned professionals with a passion for youth dance education. 

 

 

 

 

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Summer Workshop  Schedule & Registration

Saturday, Aug. 20

10:00-11:30 – Ballet: V. Williams-Jakubus

11:45-1:15 – Improv: A. Lurry

1:30-3:00 – Contemporary: A. Dickerson

Saturday, Aug. 27:

9:00-10:30 – Modern: A. Lurry

10:45-12:15 – Jazz: J. Coleman

 Summer Workshop Registration

Fall 2022 Registration

Registration:

Registration for our Fall 2022 session will open soon!  

You may register by clicking on the green links or in person from 9:00-1:00 on Saturdays. Checks should be made payable to The Institute of Dance at Marygrove.

If you are paying with a credit card, we will send you an invoice. A $2 per course processing fee will be added.

For students taking multiple classes only, 50% may be paid initially with the other 50% due by October 22, 2022. 

*Note: Any outstanding balances must be paid in full before registering for the Fall.

Important Dates for Fall 2022:

August 27 – Scholarship Auditions

September 17 – Classes begin

November 26 – No Classes

December 10 – Last day of regular classes

 

Ballet:

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

Sat. 12:00-12:45 Studio 212 $72

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

Sat. 10:00-11:00 Studio 212 $96

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

Sat. 9:00-10:00 Studio 211 $96

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. 12:45-2:00/211 and Tues. 5:15-6:15/212 $216

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

Sat. 12:45-2:00 and Tues. 5:15-6:30 Studio 211 $240

 Jazz:

Jazz I (ages 4-6) – A beginning jazz class. Students will learn basic jazz techniques and steps.

Sat. 12:45-1:30  Studio 212    $72

 Jazz I (ages 7 and up) – A beginning class for first time dancers or those continuing from the younger class. 

Sat. 11:00-11:45  Studio 212  $72  

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

Sat. 11:00-12:00  Studio 211  $96 

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

Sat. 11:45-12:45  Studio 211   $96

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

Tues. 7:00-8:00  Studio 211  $96

Tap:

Tap I (ages 4-6) – A beginning tap class. Students will learn basic tap movements and steps.

Sat. 1:30-2:15  Studio 212 $72

Tap I – (ages 7 and up) A beginning class for first time tappers or those continuing from the younger class. 

Sat. 9:15-10:00  Studio 212   $72

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

Sat. 10:00-11:00 Studio 211 $96

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

Sat. 2:30-3:30  Studio 211 $96

Tap 4 – A fast paced class for dedicated students. Focus is on advanced combinations and performance skills.

Sat. 2:30-3:30 Studio 212 $96

Pointe:

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

Sat. 2:00-2:30 & Tues. 6:30-7:00 Studio 211 $96

Repertory Company: 

Performance based company. Admission by audition only.

Sat. 3:30-4:30 Studio 211  $96

Adult Dance:

Adult Jazz -A class for adults to explore various genres of jazz dance while participating in an enjoyable workout.

Tues. 6:15-7:15 Studio 212 $96

Adult Tap – A class for adults to learn fundamentals of tap dance while participating in an enjoyable workout. 

Tues. 7:15-8:15 Studio 212 $96