Competition Teams 2019-2020

 At Ms. Melinda’s, our competitive lines are offered for dancers that desire to challenge themselves and improve their skills and technique at a harder level. Competitive lines focus on trying to better our dancers to create a more welcoming and positive environment in our studio as well as in the community. These 1 to 6 hour per week Competive classes are year-round, based on age and ability. Competition lines perform in community dance shows and events, regional competitions, and the spring recitals. Competitive dancers also have the opportunity to travel out-of-state for National Competitions. We pride ourselves on improving technique, skills, movement, and expression not only in individual dancers but also in teams.

We offer three levels of Competitive Dance plus Hip Hop 

Hip Hop Competitive Teams

Our Hip Hop Competitive teams are for the hip hop dancer who wants to have more and grow in the area of hop hop dance style. Auditions are required to be on a Competitive Hip Hop Crew.

Mini Crew              Monday       4:15-5:15 pm

Jr. Crew                  Mondays    7:30-8:30 pm

Super Crew            Tuesdays    7:15-8:15 pm

Super Nova Crew   Tuesdays   8:15-9:15 pm

Emerald Level – 1 day per week team

This level is for the dancer who wants to continue growing in jazz, ballet and tap skills at a competitive level. These classes are 1.5 to 3 hours per week, year round. Auditions are required to make an Emerald- Level Competitive Team.

Stargazers        Wednesdays     6:00-7:30 pm

Sapphire Level – 1 day plus ballet class per week teams

Our sapphire Level provides an opportunity for the dancer who wants a more in competitive level of dance. Our sapphire classes are 2 to 3 hours per week. This level require students to take a ballet class in addition to their team class. Auditions are required to be placed on a Sapphire Level  competitive team.

Rising Stars         Tuesdays       5:15-7:15 pm

Starlights             Thursdays      5:15-7:15 pm

Super Stars          Thursdays     5:30-8:00 pm

Elite Stars            Thursdays      5:15-8:15 pm

Rockstars            Mondays         6:15-9:15 pm

Show Stars          Mondays         6:15-9:15 pm

Diamond Level – 2 days per week plus ballet class teams

Our Diamond Level provides an opportunity for he dancer who wants to perform at the advanced competitive level of dance. Our Diamond Level classes are 5 hours per week that include jazz, lyrical, tap, production and Acro dance. The Diamond Level require students to take an additional ballet class in addition to their team classes. Auditions are required to be placed on a Diamond Level Team.

Dreamettes           Tuesdays       5:15-7:15 pm

                                Thursdays    5:15-7:15 pm

All Stars                Tuesdays        4:15-7:15 pm

                              Thursdays      7:15-9:15 pm

Dream Team         Mondays        6:15-9:15 pm

                              Thursdays      7:15-9:15 pm

Specialty Production Team

This is a large production that will be also the recital opener!

Production            Mondays        5:15-6:15 pm 

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  • Basic Dance Basic Dance Students will learn tap, ballet, and or jazz. These students will perform two dances in the spring recital.
  • Hip Hop Hip Hop Hip Hop is one of the hottest trends today. Learn free form movements and choreography done to hip hop or pop music.
  • Ballet & Pointe Ballet & Pointe Pointe classes are offered to students who have outstanding ballet technique and would like to expand their training in the most advanced form of dance.
  • Acrobatic Dance Acrobatic Dance Designed to promote excellence in flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, tumbling, basic contortion and partner/group stunting for dancers.
  • Competition Teams Competition Teams For students who would like to perform and compete on a higher level of dance.

454 Great Oak Drive Waite Park, MN 320-257-8637

Ms. Melinda’s Dance Studio Office will be open the following times. You may visit the studio, register for a class, make a payment and purchase your dance apparel at those times.
Monday10:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday10:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesday10:00am - 7:30pm
Thursday10:00am - 7:30pm
FridayBy appointment only