Mary Ellen School of Dance

Offering The Best Dance Education in Ocala, Florida for 38 years!

  2016-2017 Class Registration

2016-2017 Tuition Rates

 hours per week monthly tuition
0.5  $35
0.75 $48
1 $60
1.25 $70
1.5   $85 
1.75  $95
$110
 2.25$120
2.5 $130 
 2.75$140
$150
each additional 15 minutes add $5 

 

Registration Fee- $35.00   

Accepted forms of payment:  Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, Check

  • Tuition installments are due by the 10th of each month.  After the 10th of each month a $5.00 late fee will be charged.
  • There is a $20.00 service charge on all returned checks.  
  • Tuition is based on a course fee and not by the individual class or weeks.  Some months have 2 classes some may have 3, 4, or 5.
    All vacations and holidays have been taken into consideration.

Dance Wear Requirements 

  • Each teacher will instruct their classes as to specific dance wear requirements.
  • ALL students must have hair pulled back, NO gum, NO jewelry (stud earrings allowed), NO t-shirts.
  • Ballet - black leotard, pink tights, hair in secure bun, pink ballet or pointe shoes with ribbons sewn on
  • Jazz/Lyrical - solid color leotard, tan or pink tights, hair in secure ponytail or bun, tan jazz shoes, skin tight jazz shorts (optional)
  • Tiny Tots - solid color leotard, tan or pink tights, hair in secure ponytail or bun, pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes
  • Acrobatics - solid color leotard, footless tights, hair in secure ponytail, skin tight shorts
  • Hip Hop - active clothing, hair in secure ponytail, sneakers
  • Silks- form fitted shirt or leotard, leggings, hair in secure ponytail or bun
  • Clogging- solid color leotard, dance shorts, hair in secure ponytail, and correct clogging shoes
  • Students have until October 1st to purchase needed items at Dance N Stuff (Chelsea Square) or Dancer's Outlet (off of 441).
Classes
 Description

Classical Ballet/Pointe

 

The foundation of dance in the purest form teaches poise, grace, and self confidence


 Tap
 

Expression of sounds composed of different rhythms

 Jazz
 

A stylized form of dance stimulated by different interpretive characteristics with upbeat rhythm and music

 Lyrical
 

A graceful and expressive form of dance combining Jazz and Ballet movements that tell a story

 Acrobatics
 

Controlled movement using flexibility and strength to contort and tumble

 Contemporary 
 

Modern style of dance utilizing groundwork and principles of centering, balance, emotion, and alignment

  Combo Classes (ballet/tap/jazz/lyrical)
 A one-hour class for students interested in taking a combination of two of these styles of dance
 TinyTot
 

A Ballet/Tap introduction to dance for 3-6 year olds, designed to create awareness of controlled movement to music, improve motor skills and coordination, introduce classroom etiquette, and encourage creativity

 Bumblebees and Bumblebees Tumbler
 

Mommy & me class introduction of creative movements and studio etiquette for 1-2 year olds

 Hip Hop
 

A Jazz style with funky movements

 Open
 

A WILDCARD Class. The class will change up every week with style, choreography and technique

 Flex & Core
 

Combination of cardio and strengthening for dancers with stretching to facilitate becoming a more athletic dancer

 Turns & Leaps
 

Technique to build strength and balance

 Silks
 An acrobatic aerial class that has the students soaring above using silks and hoops
 Clogging
Type of folk dance that eventually tap was born from
 Jazz Funk
Incorporates jazz and funk characterized by a strong beat, electrified sounds, and synthesizers widely used in music dance videos
 Musical Theater
Combines song, spoken dialouge, acting, and dancing
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 29 at 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday, Jun 16 at 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 17 at 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM