Welcome to Midwest Performing Arts-
The Dance Center
Where we believe that introducing and enriching people's lives in dance is a wonderful gift that will last forever.
Midwest Performing Arts
Youth Performance Groups
A CONCERT FOR A CAUSE
A dance concert supporting Waunakee Food for Kidz.
Sunday, March 9th
Silent Auction at 1:00 PM
Performance at 2:00 PM
WAUNAKEE HIGH SCHOOL
301 Community Dr.
Tickets available at the door, $12
All proceeds from this event will be donated to Waunakee Food for Kidz to help with their annual food pacing event.
Guest Artist Class with
Sunday, April 13, 2014
10:00-11:00 Master Class
(ages 8-11) $22
11:00-12:30 Master Class
(ages 12 and up) $25
click here, call (608) 849-4922, or stop by the MPA office today!
Summer Dance 2014
Registration begins March 31st!
WELCOME SUBSTITUTE INSTRUCTOR
Get to know Miss Sarah...
Jacobs is an interdisciplinary performer,
choreographer, and movement and arts educator. Most recently based in Los
Angeles, Sarah grew up in Madison and is back in Wisconsin for a few months
while on leave from UCLA, where she is pursuing her MFA in Dance from the
Department of World Arts and Cultures. Recent performance credits include: Who’s
Hungry, directed by choreographer Dan Froot and puppeteer Dan Hurlin (New
England tour), FieldShift Further’s Sonderbauten (Munich, Germany), and
Yu Dance Theater (Los Angeles, CA). Prior to LA Sarah
was based in Minneapolis where she taught full time at St. Paul Conservatory
for Performing Artists high school; served as an instructor with Perpich
Center’s Dance Courses for Educators, training K-12 teachers to integrate
movement into their curricula; and taught widely in dance programs throughout
the state. As well, Sarah performed with a range of Twin Cities choreographers
and companies spanning ballet, modern, and physical theater, co-founded a
site-specific improvisation company, and widely presented her own humorous and theatrical choreography, including at the
Walker Art Center. She holds a B.A. from Carleton College and is a Somatic
Movement Educator with the School for Body Mind individuality. Centering®. Her
studies of anatomy, developmental movement, and improvisation have shaped a
teaching practice grounded in healthy alignment, curious exploration, and
honoring She is excited to beat the cold this winter in the studios at MPA!
Miss Sarah will be
substitute instructing for Miss Meghan during her maternity leave. We honored and excited to have her joining
the MPA staff. Please Join us in giving
her a warm welcome!
Why choose Midwest Performing Arts·
provides a professional, fun, and encouraging environment in which
students of all ages and levels can come to learn about dance and find
an appreciation for dance as an athletic art form, as well as learning
skills needed for a successful life.
program provides a strong syllabus diverse in many styles of dance and
is designed to provide each student with proper placement for optimal
faculty are highly trained professional instructors with degrees in
dance and professional performance experience and all use positive
reinforcement to help students in attaining goals.
will be housed in a state of the art dance facility with proper dance
floors for safety, a comfortable waiting area for parents and visitors,
and a location easily assessable to the community.
- MPA prides itself in having a welcoming, informative, accessible, and organized staff.
Call 608-849-4922 and speak with our friendly staff to find the classes that are right for you. Click here to view our brochure.
We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!