PRO Sports Dance Class

PRO Sports Dance Class

Want to bring the excitement of a Pro Football, Basketball, Soccer or any sport home game to your Dance skill?  Take our Pro Sport Dance at MET dance every Thursday from 8-9PM at MET dance! This class is an energetic dance class that teaches you how to ignite the crowd at any event with elements of street jazz, two-step, Funk, hip hop and gymnastics. Our Cheer/ Dance coachhelps you work hard to keep the crowd pumped up and to make sure you feel the action and excitement of the game at your seat to give the team that extra “push” during key on-field action. 

NEW ADULT HIP HOP CLASS ADDED with MOLLY!

NEW ADULT HIP HOP CLASS ADDED with MOLLY!

Come take a new Adult Hip Hop Class with Molly EVERY Tuesday night from 6-7:30PM! This Teen/Adult Beginner Hip Hop  is an upbeat urban style of dance. This class infuses housing, popping, locking, and waving with choreography. This high energy class will consist of rap, hip hop, pop, and R&B music. With that we focus on musicality and rhythm. The class will also encourage students to  bring their own style and individuality to the combinations. 

 

Morning Ballet Classes at MET Dance!

Morning Ballet Classes at MET Dance!

METdance will be offering 9:30-11AM Adult Intermediate level Ballet every Monday-Friday; Saturday 10:30-12PM and 10-11:30AM Sunday! See you at the Barre!

 

 

Professional Company Auditions

Professional Company Auditions

WE ARE LOOKING FOR ENTHUSIASTIC DANCERS FOR THE 2017-2018 SEASON AND FOR OUR PROFESSIONAL INTENSIVE IN JUNE, 2017. A LIVE AUDITION IS RECOMMENDED. PRIVATE AND VIDEO AUDITIONS ARE ALSO ACCEPTED UNTIL MAY 1ST OF 2017. 

REQUIREMENTS

Dancers Age 21 and Older
Proficient in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary and Jazz
Provide us with a headshot and resume at the audition

OPPORTUNITIES

Contracts Available from September- September with a 32 week guarantee
Repertory Company with a multiple performance in Houston and domestic touring
Competitive Salaries
Training Included
Dancers of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to attend

LIVE AUDITIONS

April 8th, 2017- HOUSTON
METdance
2808 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004
$10 Audition Fee
1-1:30AM Registration
1:30-5PM Audition

April 11th, 2017- NEW YORK CITY
Peridance Capezio Center
126 East 13th Street
New York, NY 10003
Audition Fee through Peridance (TBA)
4-7PM Workshop/ Audition

PRIVATE/VIDEO REQUIREMENTS

In lieu of attending an audition you can submit a video or schedule a private audition by emailing: info@metdance.org. All Videos need to be in by May 1st, 2017.
Please include ballet and contemporary phrase work, plus a recent performance excerpt. The video cannot exceed 5 minutes.

Class with Terrill Mitchell

Class with Terrill Mitchell

Come dance with Terrill Mitchell EVERY Thursday from 7:30-9PM! He would love to see you!

Summer Studio Intensive Audition

Summer Studio Intensive Audition

The METdance Studio Summer Intensive program is designed for dancers ages 9-18 years of age at an Intermediate to Advance level, to study and train in a highly concentrated curriculum at the new MET Dance Center studios in Midtown. Faculty and Guest teachers of professional expertise, training, technique and focus will help you gain the knowledge and training you are needing. Each day includes two technique classes, a lunch break then 2 additional afternoon dance classes. Guest Teachers to include: Joe Celej, Jess Hendricks, Ashley Lindsey, Josh Manculich, Betsy McMillian, Andrea Dawn Shelley, Cynthia Harada, Grace Buckley, Quinton Weathers and many more. Price is $500 a week; $400 for the Pre Intensive. There are NO REFUNDS and entry into the Youth Summer Intensive is by audition only at the METdance Center.  

METdance will be placing all students at the time of their audition by Level.

Level I ( Advanced/ Full Day- 9-3PM 4 classes per day)
Level II ( Intermediate/ Full Day 9-3PM 4 classes per day)
Pre Intensive ( Beginner/ Intermediate/ Half Day 11-3PM 2 classes per day)

Youth Intensive Audition Dates for 2017:
January 15, 2017
March 5, 2017
March 26, 2017 * at the METdance Competition; Berry Center; Cypress, TX
May 21st, 2017

9:15-10AM Registration
10-11:30AM Ballet Class
11:30-12:30 Jazz Class

No Pre Registration is required.
There is a $35 Audition Fee and please bring a 4x6 Headshot with you.
You must take both classes to be considered for the Intensive.

Youth Intensive Dates for 2017:
June 19-23rd
July 17-21st
July 31st- August 4th

Guest Teacher Marlana Doyle

Guest Teacher Marlana Doyle

Come and dance with Artistic Director, Marlana Doyle at METdance on Febuary 28th, 2017 from 7:30-9PM! She would love to see you!

 

TRUNK SHOW!

Guest Teacher Andrea Dawn Shelley!

Guest Teacher Andrea Dawn Shelley!

Come Dance with Andrea Dawn Shelley on March 7th, 2017 from 7:30PM-9PM! She would love to see you all! 

METdance Annual Competition

METdance Annual Competition

METdance strives to be one of Houston’s leaders in dance education, training and performance.  In today’s arena of both competitive and concert dancing, students benefit greatly in the areas of commitment, discipline, and teamwork. They also gain confidence, coordination, and organizational skills that can be taken with them into their adult careers.

METdance Center is hosting for the eighth year a weekend long dance event at The Berry Center in Cypress, TX. The event this year will include a competition, master classes, and a youth intensive audition. There will also be opportunities to win scholarships to various events, class cards to METdance Center, and a chance to perform with the MET Too Youth Company at their spring concert at Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston..

METdance is a 501(c) Non Profit organization and all fees for this competition will go towards expenses for our new Dance Center. It is our pleasure to extend a personal invitation for your dancers to join us.  We hope that you can take part in this wonderful and exciting opportunity. 

For more information, email Max at: Competition@metdance.org

Master Class with Joe Celej

Master Class with Joe Celej

Come Dance with Associate Director of METdance, Joe Celej on April 4th 2017 from 7:30PM-9PM! He would love to see you all! $35 and class cards can be used (2 hours of your class card!)

Guest Teacher Jenni Berthelot

Guest Teacher Jenni Berthelot

Come Dance with Jenni Berthelot on April 25th, 2017 from 7:30PM-9PM! She would love to see you all! 

"Swing, Jive and Pop into Dance!"

"Swing, Jive and Pop into Dance!"

Miller Outdoor Theatre (map)

April 26th and June 1st, 2017 at the Miller Outdoor Theatre 11AM- FREE!

METdance's “Swing, Jive and Pop into Dance” incorporates history, fashion, music and the arts into an interactive blast of excitement.  The company dances through the eras of the 1930’s Lindy Hop, bops into the 1950’s, grooves into the 1970’s and ends into the Hip Hop music of today.

Students, teachers and audience members have the opportunity to converse with the dancers and participate in an energy filled hour of dance while learning fun historical tidbits of information.

MET too 2016-2017 Auditions

MET too 2016-2017 Auditions

2017-2018 Auditions are June 4th at METdance!

10- 10:30AM Registration
10:30-12PM Ballet
12-1:30 PM Jazz/ Rep

$30- Audition Fee
No Pre Registration is required
Please bring a 5 x7 headshot and resume with you

Any questions? Email: mettoo@metdance.org