Summer Programs

MDT&S offers summer dance classes through the Performing Arts Division (PAD), Young Children’s Division (YCD), and Boys Program.

Registration for our July programs is now open. If the student has not been an MDT&S student previously, please contact us to determine level. 

Performing Arts Division

July 9–12 | July 16–19 | July 23–26

Level VI/V   $560.00*
July 9-26: Monday – Thursday

  • 9:30–11:00  Ballet Technique
  • 11:15-12:15  Advanced Pointe
  • 1:00-2:30  Masterclass: Contemporary, Creative Workshop, Rep

Level III, IV   $560.00*
July 9-26: Monday – Thursday

  • 9:30-11:00  Ballet Technique
  • 11:15-12:15  Pointe
  • 1:00-2:30  Masterclass: Contemporary, Creative Workshop, Rep

Level II   $215.00*
July 10-26: Tuesday – Thursday

  • Tuesday/Thursday: 2:30-4:30  Ballet/Conditioning
  • Wednesday: 2:30-4:30 Contemporary/Creative Workshop

Level I   $101.00*
Wednesdays, 3 weeks; July 11, 18, 25

  • 4:30-6:30 Ballet/Contemporary

*Rate reflects 10% discount for the full 3 weeks. Contact us for weekly or pro-rated rates.

Current MDT&S students should register for their current level. If the student has not been an MDT&S student previously, please contact us to determine level.  


Young Children’s Division

For children ages 4 to 6 

These week-long camps nurture the joy of creative expression and the love of performance.

Week 1
Monday, June 11 – Friday, June 15, 10:00–11:30
Teacher: Brittany Wilson

Week 2
Monday, June 18 – Friday, June 22, 10:00–11:30
Teacher: Erin Baltes

Week 3
Monday, June 25 – Friday, June 29, 10:00–11:30
Teacher: Brittany Wilson

Registration for one week is $133.00. Register for two or more weeks, and get 10% off each additional week.


Boys Program

June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25

These classes offer an opportunity to develop rhythmic awareness and athleticism and lay the foundation for dance technique. Special emphasis is placed on creative thinking and listening skills.

Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm Studio 6C Ages 5-7
Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm Studio 6B Ages 8-11

All 5 classes: $8.00 registration fee


 Additional Information


Dancers can eat in hallway areas of MDT during breaks or with parent’s permission, leave the building for break. There is a Jimmy Johns and Starbucks across the street.

Parking, Parking Meters, Lots & Ramps

MDT&S is located at 528 Hennepin Avenue in The Cowles Center’s Arts and Education Wing (formerly the Hennepin Center for the Arts) on the 6th floor. You will enter through The Cowles Center main entrance at 528 Hennepin Avenue and walk to the elevators on your left.

Parking is available on surrounding streets and in many nearby ramps and lots. Parking ramps and meters may change their prices, especially during downtown events. Many parking ramps have discounted rates after 3 or 4 PM.

Ramp and Lot Map
Parking Meter Map

There are 15 minute drop off/pick up parking meters located on 6th street next to the building.


There is ample bike parking outside The Cowles Center. There are bike lanes on Hennepin Ave, First Ave and 6th St. This City of Minneapolis website will help you find bike lanes and paths.

Public Transportation

MDT&S is one block from the Warehouse District stop on the Light Rail system. Many bus lines run on Hennepin Ave and 6th St. Visit for an easy way to plan your public transit route.