ALEX HOPP accepted to JOFFREY SCHOOL PROGRAMS March 2012
Alex Hoppwas accepted to the Joffrey Schools Ballet & Contemporary Summer Programs along with their year round program as well! Congrats, Alex! We are so proud! So nice to see your talent and potential recognized!
KYLIE BROWN accepted to AMERICAN BALLET THEATER'S Summer Program March 2012
Kylie Brownwas accepted to American Ballet Theater's Summer Program in New York City! The program in NYC is the most prestigious of them all. Congratulations to you, Kylie! Have fun and work hard in NYC this summer!
Main Street Dance Centre students in HONK! - The Musical November 2011
Come see some of our students in Honk! at Milford High School, Nov 18 & 19th.
Kaleb Reilly as the CAT!, Amelia Redding as Penny and dancers Holly Albert, Faith Hemingway, Madison Hoeft, Alex Hopp and Anna MacDougall For tickets go to www.mhsperformingarts.com
Dance USA National Competition July 2011
The Main Street Dance Company and Competition Line did an OUTSTANDING job at nationals in Rhode Island July 14-16, 2011. Here are some of the awards received - Miss Dance USA 2011 - Allie Keller Mr Dance USA 2011 - Kaleb Reilly TEEN GRAND CHAMPION - "Merge" BEST CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD - "Merge" 1st Place SENIOR SOLO - Kylie Brown 1st Place SENIOR DUO - "Arabian Dance" Kylie Brown & Kaleb Reilly 1st Place SENIOR SMALL GROUP - "Look At All The People" 1st Place TEEN LARGE GROUP - "Merge" 1st Place JUNIOR SMALL GROUP - "Rock This Town" Model Search Winner - Kylie Brown Senior Workshop Winner - Haley Gray Junior Dance Jammz Dance Off Winner - Kailey Dykstra Mark Marino Scholarship Winner - Allie Keller STAR STUDIO AWARD - Suzanne's Main Street Dance Centre Congratulations to everyone and thank you to all the parents for supporting the dancers and coming out to Rhode Island!
American Ballet Theater Summer Program February 2011
Kylie Brown and Kaleb Reilly have both been accepted to the American Ballet Theater's Summer Program for 2011. Kylie will be attending their program in California. Kaleb was also the recipient of a scholarship to the program here is Detroit at Wayne State University. Congratulations to you both!
KYLIE BROWN named AMERICA'S RISING TALENT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT July 2010
Kylie Brown was presented with America's Rising Talent Scholarship at the Dance USA Nationals this July for her pointe solo "Tales of the Vienna Woods" Congratulations to Kylie! So nice to see your talent and potential recognized!
MSDC Student to be featured in Nutcracker Ballet as Sugar Plum Fairy Sept 2010
Kylie Brown will be appearing as the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Livonia Civic Ballet's production of the Nutcracker on DEC. 11 & 12, 2010 at Clarenceville High School
Other MSDC students performing are:
Andrea Diviney, Kendall, Diviney, Kiley Diviney, Kailey Dykstra, Joanna Germane, Alex Hopp, Payton Leo, Celia Lochkos, Anna MacDougall, Stephanie Miller, Olivia Mobley, Christina Salice Allie Keller as the Snow Queen
Main Street Dance Centre students in OLIVER - The Musical Sept 2010
Come see some of our students in Oliver at Milford High School, Nov 19 & 20th.
Jenna Mosser as one of Fagin's boys, Maddy King as one of the boys and in the role of Charlotte, PJ Jonna as the evil Bill Sykes, Kaleb Reilly as the Artful Dodger and Gill Cooper in the lead role of OLIVER! "Consider Yourself" one of the family and come see the show! For tickets go to www.mhsperformingarts.com
MSDC Student Accepted to Interlochen Arts Academy Aug 2010
Samantha Stephens has been accepted to the Interlochen Arts Academy for dance on scholarship. She will be attending there starting this fall.
Best of luck to you, Sam! We will miss you!
MSDC Company Dancers make the International Dance Team 2011 July 2010
Four dancers from the Main Street Dance Company have been invited to perform on the International Dance Team and represent the USA at the international competition scheduled in Italy spring of 2011!!! Congratulations to Kylie Brown, Alex Hopp, Allie Keller & Hope Swantko!
Fourth year in a row! MSDC Students take home "Miss Michigan Dance USA" May 2010
For a fourth year in a row an MSDC students have taken the titles of Miss Michigan Dance USA 2010 in Lansing, Michigan!
Allie Keller - Miss Michigan Dance USA 2010 Alex Hopp - Miss Teen Michigan Dance USA Congratuations! We couldn't be more proud of you, girls!
Cecchetti Ballet Summer Program Scholarships February 2010
The MSDC has two students this year that have received scholarships to the Cecchetti Ballet Summer Program at Hope College. We would like to congratulate Kylie Brown and Kaleb Reilly and wish them the best this summer at Hope College this July!
American Ballet Theater Summer School February 2010
Congratulations to Alex Hopp as she was accepted to the American Ballet Theater's Summer School program here in Detroit. The event takes place this summer at Wayne State University and the Detroit Opera House. Congrats, Alex!
MSDC Staff is new Cecchetti Council of America President November 2009
We would like to congratulate one of our teachers, Jean Gloria Newell as she has been elected to be the new president of the Cecchetti Council of America! We wish you all the best as you take on this huge job!
MSDC Student gets Cast in Upcoming NYC Movie October 2009
MSDC Alumni, Janelle Jonna was cast as a specialty dancer in the Sex and The City 2 movie due out in May of 2010! She spent three exciting days on set with the 4 leading ladies (Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Catrell, Cynthia Nixon & Kristin Davis) and 14 other dancers in New York City. Janelle said, "It was a lot of work and long hours but a fantastic experience working with everyone! The costumes, set and everything were amazing!" Way to go, Janelle, and what an item for your resume! Look for Janelle in the movie - she is the dancer in purple.
Students to perform in Nutcracker 2009 September 2009
We have several students from the Main Street Dance Centre will be performing in local Nutcrackers! Best wishes to everyone for a fine performance!
Livonia Civic Ballet - Nutcracker Students include Christina Salice, Anna MacDougall, Samantha Stephens, Stephanie Miller, Allie Keller as Dew Drop, Matthew Brodbeck as Fritz, and Kylie Brown as Snow Queen Cincinnati Ballet - Nutcracker Alex Hopp will performing at the Detroit Opera House
:pushing progress Contemporary Training Program Aug 2009
MSDC Alumni JANELLE JONNA has been accepted to the :pushing progress contemporary training program in New York City. Only a handful of dancers were accepted to participate in this 8 month intense program starting in Sept. 2009. Congratulations, Janelle! Best wishes for a great year!
Cecchetti Ballet Summer School Scholarship Recipient May 2009
MSDC Student, Kristopher Reilly has recieved a full tuition scholarship to the Cecchetti Ballet Summer Program!
He will be attending the 2 week program to be held at Hope College this July. Congrats, Kris! And have fun!
MSDC Alumni graduates with BFA in Dance May 2009
Ashley Gray (MSDC '06) has just received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from Oakland University!
Congratulations, Ashley! We are so proud of your accomplishment and wish you the best of luck to you in your dance career!
Third year in a row! MSDC Student Crowned "Miss Michigan Dance USA" May 2009
For a third year in a row an MSDC student has taken the title of Miss Michigan Dance USA in Lansing, Michigan! And in addition to that we are also the proud home of this years Junior Miss Michigan Dance USA and Teen Miss Michigan Dance USA for 2009!
Megan Carriere - Miss Michigan Dance USA 2009 Allie Keller - Teen Miss Michigan Dance USA 2009 Alex Hopp - Junior Miss Michigan Dance USA 2009 Outstanding performances from all 3 dancers - Your titles are well deserved!
Student Accepted to Grand Valley State University Dance Program March 2009
Grand Valley State University is known for having a prestigious dance program and admittance into the program is tough competition. We are proud to announce MSDC student and Premiere Company Member,
Megan Carriere has been accepted into their dance program. Congratulations, Megan! We are sooooo proud of you!
3 Students to Attend American Ballet Theater Summer Program February 2009
The MSDC staff is proud to announce 3 of our students have been accepted to ABT'S Summer Ballet Program. Congratulations to Kylie Brown, Alex Hopp & Allie Keller! What a wonderful opportunity for all of you!
Come see your favorite Dr. Seuss characters in SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL! The Cat In The Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz and Yertle the Turtle, just to name a few!!!
The following MSDC students will be seen on the stage: Matthew Brodbeck, Melissa Kelm, Ashley Ferrara, Allie Keller, Dean Fluegel, Emily Ribick as the Sour Kangaroo & Chris Hendricks as The Cat In The Hat!!!
Shows at Milford High School's Center for the Performing Arts Fri. Nov. 21st at 7:00 pm Sat. Nov. 22nd at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm Tickets available at Milford High School
NUTCRACKER PERFORMANCE Fall 2008
Congratulations to the following students for acceptance into the Livonia Civic Ballet's performance of the Nutcracker this season: Amanda Brodbeck, Brenna Brodbeck, Matthew Brodbeck, Kylie Brown, Andrea Diviney, Alex Hopp, Allie Keller, Anna MacDougall, Stephanie Miller, Gabrielle Phillips & Sam Stephens.
SPECIAL CONGRATS to Anna MacDougall playing the roll of Fritz and Allie Keller as the Snow Queen! Performance at Clarenceville High School, Livonia Dec. 13th @ 7:00 pm Dec. 14th @ 2:00 pm Tickets available at the Main St Dance Centre in December
MSDC Alumni lands lead role at Oakland University's Show August 2008
Steven Edgar Ross (MSDC Alumni 2006) lands the lead role in the musical Falsettos at Oakland University.
Steven is a musical theatre major at Oakland University. Congratulations, Steve! Show will be playing mid-October 2008 at Varner Hall.
MILWAUKEE BALLET SCHOOL June 2008
Gabrielle Phillips & Sam Stephens were accepted into the Milwaukee Ballet School's Summer Intensive for the summer of 2008. Congrats girls! Work hard & have fun!
Work Study Program at Broadway Dance Center September 2008
Janelle Jonna was accepted into the work study program at the Broadway Dance Centre in NYC. This is a 9 month program in which she will be assisting the fabulous BDC faculty in the classroom. Way to go, Janelle!
Second year in a row! MSDC Student Crowned "Miss Michigan Dance USA" May 2008
For a second year in a row an MSDC student has taken the title of Miss Michigan Dance USA 2008 in Lansing, Michigan!
Lauren Gray - Miss Michigan Dance USA 2008 What an accomplishment and we couldn't be more proud of you, Lauren!
MSDC Student, Chris Hendricks, to be featured on MTV! March 2008
For those of you who missed the MTV camera crew at the dance studio, here is the scoop! Chris Hendricks, one of our students, was selected to be featured in an MTV episode of MADE! Although he is quite an artist he was to "made" into a wrestler over a 6 week period. This episode is the Season 8 Finale and will air on: MTV, Saturday, March 8, 2008 12 noon. Be sure to check it out!
Cecchetti Ballet Summer Program Scholarship Recipients February 2008
The following students have received scholarships to the Cecchetti Ballet Summer Program: Megan Carriere, Kylie Brown & Alex Hopp. Congratulations, Girls! We are proud of you!
Main St. Dance Centre Student Selected As Costume Catalog Model October 2007
MSDC Dancer and MAIN ST. DANCE COMPANT Member, Alex Hopp, auditioned and was select to be a model for the 2008 Leo's Costumes catalog. She went to Chicago, last spring for the catalog shoot and we are anxious to see the upcoming catalog! Congrats, kiddo! We are so proud of you!
Congratulations to our University Dance Team Alumni September 2007
This year we have 3 our MSDC alumni making university dance teams!
Jordan Ruch - University of Michigan Dance Team Sarah Farina - Central Michigan University Dance Team Sarah Kilroy - Eastern Michigan Dance Team & Dance Captain
We are so proud of you! Congratulations and have a great season!
Congratulations to MSDC Dancers selected for Nutcracker Ballet
The following MSDC students will be performing with the Livonia Civic Ballet's production of the Nutcracker this December: Amanda Brodbeck, Brenna Brodbeck, Matthew Brodbeck, Alex Hopp, Janelle Jonna, Allie Keller, Anna MacDougall, Gabrielle Phillips & Samantha Stephens. Janelle Jonna will be featured as the Snow Queen. Performances are Dec. 8 & 9, 2007 at Clarensville High School. Tickets will be available at the studio after Thanksgiving break.
MSDC Dancers Selected for NYC Invitation Only Workshop & Rockette Summer Intensive May 2007
Janelle Jonna was selected as one of 50 dancers to particpate in an invitation only workshop this summer with Brian Friedman from the show "So You Think You Can Dance." Brian saw thousands of dancers across the nation this past year and was choosing dancers to work with him for 6 days in New York City. This is a huge honor to selected for such an event and to work with someone of his caliber. Also, Janelle Jonna and MSDC Company Alumni, Paige Makoski were selected for the Rockette Summer Intensive in New York City in July of 2007 and both made advanced placement for the workshop. We hope to see both you on stage with Radio City one day!
MSDC Students Crowned "Miss Michigan Dance USA" & "Junior Miss Michigan Dance USA" May 2007
What an exciting annoucement! Not one but TWO of our students receiving titles this month-
Janelle Jonna - Miss Michigan Dance USA 2007 Alex Hopp - Junior Miss Michigan Dance USA 2007 Both gave outstanding performances and we couldn't be more proud!
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