Summer Programs

MDT&S offers dance classes throughout the summer comprised of Young Children’s Division (YCD) classes and Performing Arts Division (PAD) intensives.

Students from outside the MDT&S community are welcome to register. Please call our office at 612.338.0627 or email to schedule a placement class before registering for a PAD intensive. 

Performing Arts Division

2 – week June Intensive

June 12-23, 2017

Levels IV, V, VI    9:30 – 3:00   Monday – Friday

Levels II, III    10:30-3:00    Monday – Friday

Level I   3:00-4:30  Monday, Wednesday, Friday

detailed schedule and cost coming soon


3 – week July Intensive

July 10-28, 2017   Mondays – Thursdays

detailed schedule and cost coming soon


Young Children’s Division & Boys Classes

Stay tuned for information on our 2017 June and July Weekly and Camp Classes for students 3-11. Info should be available within first weeks of February.


 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.