A group of children dance in a studio at the Center for Performing Arts

MotionArt Children’s Summer Dance Classes

MotionArt is happy to offer children’s classes again! Children’s teacher, Kim Lewis, is excited to share her expertise and love of dance with children of all ages in the following classes:

Creative Dance for ages 3-5
Wednesdays, 9:30–10:15am
August 2, 9, 16
Cost: $35 for 3-week session – 3 classes

In these 3-week mini sessions, preschoolers explore dance concepts through playful, structured activities accompanied by acoustic instruments and a wide variety of music. Children expand their movement vocabulary, develop body awareness, and gain self-confidence in a fun, nurturing environment.

Creative Dance for ages 5-7
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30–11:30am
August 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23
Cost: $75 for 3-week session – 6 classes

This class facilitates an understanding of the dance elements of Space, Time, and Energy through improvised and structured activities. Children explore multiple concepts within these elements while practicing movement skills and enjoying new challenges. Students at this age begin to create their own dances and share them with their peers. No previous experience necessary.

Creative Dance/Introduction to Modern Dance for ages 8-11
Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:45am–1:00pm
August 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23
Cost: $85 for 3-week session – 6 classes

In this class, students expand their creative potential and kinesthetic awareness as they explore a variety of concepts within the dance elements of Space, Time, and Energy. They are introduced to basic technical skills and movement vocabulary of Modern Dance and also have opportunities to improvise and create their own dances. No previous experience necessary.

Location Info

Center for Performing Arts
3754 Pleasant Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Contact Info

Pam Gleason