Dance

Mountain View College Dance Department under the direction of professor John Merrifield serves as a vital dance training center for southwest Dallas County. The MVC Dance program features an experienced faculty dedicated to providing students the skills and training necessary to pursue a career in dance.

The curriculum offers a diverse selection of dance classes including Folklorico, Latin, hip-hop, African, Zumba, Pilates, yoga and body conditioning along with featured core classes in ballet, contemporary modern, jazz and dance appreciation. Performance opportunities are also offered in Latin, Folklorico, contemporary modern and auditions for the MVC Dance Company are held twice annually. 

Auditions and Performance Dates:
January 30, 2020

MVC Dance Company Auditions
4 p.m. 
Room E35

April 2, 2020

Spring Brown Bag Dance Series

12:30 p.m. 

Treetop Lounge


April 23-25

Spring Dance Performance 
7:30 p.m. 
Performance Hall 

2020 Dance Spring Class Schedule


Monday and Wednesday:
​DANC 1245 - 2245 
63202
​Modern Dance I, II
(Flex class starts 1/27/20)
​9:30 - 11 a.m.
​DANC 2303
63203
​Dance Appreciation 
(Core Class)
​11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
DANC 1201
63201
​Dance Composition/Improvisation (Core class Flex class starts 1/27/20)
​11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
DANC 1241 - 2242
63202
​​Ballet I, II 
(Flex class starts 1/27/20)
​​1:30 - 3:20 p.m.
​DANC 1151
63701
Latin Dance Performance
(Flex class starts 2/5/20)​

​7 - 8:30 p.m.


Tuesday and Thursday:

Danc 2303 63201       Dance Appreciation (Core Class)     11:00 am-12:20 pm

​DANC 2241
63201
​Ballet II 
(Flex class starts 1/28/20)
​1 - 2:50 p.m.
​DANC 2289
63201
​MVC Dance Company
(Flex class starts 2/6/20)
An audition is required for the MVC Dance Company and students must be enrolled in a ballet technique class at MVC
​3 - 5:30 p.m.
DANC 1241 - 2241
63702
​Ballet I, II
(Flex class starts 1/28/20)
7 - 8:55 p.m.​


Friday:

Danc 2303 63202       Dance Appreciation (Core Class)     9:00-11:50 am


Saturday:

​DANC 1147 - 1148
63201
​Jazz Dance Studies
(Flex class starts 2/1/20)
​9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
​DANC 2289
63201
​MVC Dance Company
​12:30 - 3 p.m.


Auditions for 2020 Fall MVC Dance Company take place January 30, 2020 at 4 p.m. in room E35.

For more information contact John Merrifield at jmerrifield@dcccd.edu


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