Mountlake Terrace Dance Programs

Summer registration has started!  The camp you're looking forward to may fill to capacity so register soon.  Weekly classes are available for kids and adults also!

Our year-end dance recital is coming to the MLT High School Theater on June 15th. Show times are 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm and admission is $14. Ticket sales begin May 14th via Online sales will end May 30th. After that all remaining tickets will be for sale at the box office during dress rehearsal and one hour before each show.

This community event will feature dances in tribute to local artists, scenes and sights we love, and sports and activities common in the PNW.

Get up and Dance!

Dance Academy Classes offer children 3.5-19 years old a full year's dance curriculum with two theater performance opportunities. One in the Winter and one in the Spring. This program offers Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Ballet I-VI, Pointe, Lyrical, Jazz I-V, Tap I-III, Hip Hop I- IV, Irish Step Dance I-V and combination classes. Children are placed in class level by age and ability at the director and teachers discretion.

Quarterly Dance Classes offer children 3 - 6 years, Teens 13+ and adults the opportunity to try something new and to have a recreational dance experience with a short term commitment. We offer Creative Dance, Intermediate Ballet, Open Level Ballet, Tap, Flamenco, East Coast Swing, Salsa, and our newest Funky Jazz/ Hip Hop.
Summer Dance Camps are offered after the 4th of July for 7 weeks. Dance camps are a great way to introduce kids ages 3-19 to new dance forms or to immerse them in the dance they love.
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Dress Code

In general:

​Never wear your dance shoes outside. Always change your shoes at the studio door.
​Everyone's hair must be secured off their face so they can focus on learning to move.
​Jeans and other non-flexible fabrics are not appropriate for dance.
​Adult classes are not required to follow a dress code but should use it as a guide. Appropriate shoes for each style are needed.

Creative Dance

​Boys - sweats or shorts and a plain t-shirt, bare feet
​Girls - any color leotard, footless tights or leggings, bare feet

Creative Pre-Ballet & Ballet I - VI

​Boys - plaint t-shirt, black tights or leggings, black leather ballet shoes
​Girls - black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes
​Level II-VI must have their hair in a bun. Pre-Ballet & Level I are practicing buns.

Tap & Ballet

​Boys - plain t-shirt, black leggings, black leather ballet shoes & black tap shoes
​Girls - black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, hair in a ponytail or bun
​*Tap shoe fasteners are for sale at the front desk and shorten the time it takes to change shoes

Tap / Jazz / Jazz combo classes / Lyrical

​Boys & Girls - black jazz pants, plain t-shirt or leotard
​Tap shoes, Jazz shoes, Bare Feet - respectively

Hip Hop

​Boys & Girls - clean dance sneakers that haven't been worn outside, sportswear

Irish Step Dance

​Boys & Girls - sportswear, black ghillies or black ballet slippers