265 North Main Street, Suite 21, Munroe Falls, OH 44262

(330) 688-3000

Meneer School of Dance
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northeast ohio's premiere dance studio since 1984

Youth come from all around the area learn ballet, jazz and tap at the Meneer School of Dance including: Stow, Munroe Falls, Hudson, Cuyahoga Falls, Akron, Tallmadge, Kent, Ravenna, Brimfield, Streetsboro, Wadsworth & many more.

Creative Movement (Ages 2 - 5)

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This class introduces young children to the world of movement, music, and rhythm. Students will explore ballet stretches, rhythm and coordination exercises, easy ballet steps, and creative moves.

Ballet (Ages 6 - 18)

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Pre-Ballet (Ages 6-8)
This class prepares the young body for ballet. Concentration is on ballet floor stretches, strengthening of the body, basic positions of feet and arms, small jumps and coordination exercises.

Ballet (Ages 9-18)
Concentration is on proper stance and alignment, detail and quality of movement, and concentrating on developing each student’s individual artistry.

Jazz (Ages 5 - 18)

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Pre-Jazz (ages 4 - 5)
    This class introduces young children to music, rhythm and movement.  They will learn basic stretches, isolations, balance and coordination skills through easy exercises as well as fun combinations and dances.

Beginner Jazz (ages 6 - 8)
    These levels focus on stretching, footwork, patterns and learning to move as well as developing their jazz vocabulary.  Students will explore lots of jumps, kicks, turns and fun combinations as they develop more complicated dance skills.

Jazz (age 9+)
    These levels will allow students to explore lots of difficult turns and jumps in the jazz technique as well as learning body positions and correct alignment.  They will also learn about the many styles and history of jazz and explore how to choreograph. 

Tap (Ages 4 - 18)

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Pre-Tap  (ages 4 - 5)
    This class teaches children that tap is making music with your feet.  Students will learn basic rhythm and coordination skills, easy tap steps and fun little combinations and dances.

Beginner Tap (ages 6-8)
    These levels focus on more footwork, patterns and sounds as well as developing their tap vocabulary.  Students will explore more complicated rhythms along with jumps and turns associated with tap.   

Tap (ages 9+) 
    These levels will allow students to truly explore all of the complicated rhythms and advanced footwork of tap.  They will continue to learn more jumps and turns to accompany their tap skills as well.  Students will learn about how to choreograph and the history of tap with the many different styles it offers.

Calendar

2/7/2020 - 2/9/2020

Beyond the Stars - Dance Kraze Competition

All day

Toledo, OH

2/7/2020 - 2/9/2020

Beyond the Stars - Dance Kraze Competition

All day

Toledo, OH

2/28/2020 - 3/1/2020

Kids Artistic Review - Dance Kraze Competition

All day

Boardman, OH

2/28/2020 - 3/1/2020

Kids Artistic Review - Dance Kraze Competition

All day

Boardman, OH

3/13/2020 - 3/15/2020

Turn It Around - Dance Kraze Competition

All day

Medina, OH

3/13/2020 - 3/15/2020

Turn It Around - Dance Kraze Competition

All day

Medina, OH

5/2/2020

The Little Mermaid

2:00 PM

Akron Civic Theatre

Event Details

5/2/2020

The Little Mermaid

2:00 PM

Akron Civic Theatre

5/2/2020

The Little Mermaid

7:00 PM

Akron Civic Theatre

Event Details

5/2/2020

The Little Mermaid

7:00 PM

Akron Civic Theatre

More Events

Summer 2020

Four Week Summer Intensive, Ages 8-18

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Our program is four week summer intensive which includes daily ballet class plus pointe, partnering, variations, jazz, tap choreography and student choreography for some levels.  Classes are each a week-long and students can choose to attend one, two, three or all four weeks.


Week 1: 6/22/2020 - 6/26/2020

Week 2:  6/29/2020 - 7/3/2020

Week 3:  7/6/2020 - 7/10/2020

Week 4:  7/13/2020 - 7/17/2020

Summer Dance Camps for Kids, Ages 4-9

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Our program features a different theme every week: Princesses & Pirates, Superheroes and Fantasy Fun. Our one week camps run Monday through Thursday from 9:30 AM to 11:30 PM and includes dance class, crafts, snacks and a performance on the last day complete with costumes and props! 


Week 1: 6/8/2020 - 6/12/2020 - Pirates & Princesses

Week 2:  6/15/2020 - 6/19/2020 - Superheroes

Week 3: 6/29/2020 - 7/3/2020 - Fantasy Fun

Meneer School of Dance is the home of:

Ballet Theatre of Ohio

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 The Meneer School of Dance is home to BALLET THEATRE OF OHIO (BTO).  BTO is a pre-professional ballet company. For our various productions, we utilize an additional 50-60 children from our dance school each year.  Our dancers have the opportunity to partner with and dance on the same stage as seasoned professionals.   

Dance Kraze

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The Meneer School of Dance is also home to DANCE KRAZE, a Jazz and Tap competition team.  This team travels three times each year competing in jazz, tap, modern, and lyrical.  Our most recent competition gathered the highest honors of the competition.  

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Meneer School of Dance

265 North Main Street, Suite 21, Munroe Falls, OH 44262

(330) 688-3000