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Dance Studio

Mankato Class Info


Dance classes for all

Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota offers both performance and non-performance classes for children and adults of all ages and skill levels.

We offer dance classes for small children, combo classes, hip hop classes, ballet classes, competitive team groups, dance sessions, adult classes, boys classes, non-performing technique classes, summer camps and more!


We currently have dance class studios in Mankato and New Ulm. We also offer dance classes in St. Peter through their community education program.

Dance classes start September 3rd, 2024

Registrations accepted until Oct. 1st for the performance dance classes listed below.

Session dance classes are listed separately.

Small Childrens Classes

Wee Dancers Ages 2-3

Designed to introduce music and movement through basic dance and creative movement activities. Black ballet shoes required.

Saturday 10:00 -10:30


Tiny Ballerinas Ages 3-5

Pink ballet shoes required.

Monday 5:00-5:30 or Tuesday 5:00 - 5:30 or Saturday 10:30 -11:00 


Preschool Movement Ages 3-4

Develop motor skills, sociability while giving a fun, hands-on introduction to the world of dance. Black tap and ballet shoes required.

Monday 5:30-6:00 or Tuesday 5:30 - 6:00 or Saturday 11:00 -11:30 

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Combo Classes

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Combo A Ages 5-6

Ballet, Jazz, and Tap Black shoes required.

Tuesday 4:15 - 5:00 or Wednesday 5:15 - 6:00

or Saturday 11:30-12:15

Combo B Ages 7-8

Ballet, Jazz, and Tap Black shoes required.

Wednesday 5:00 - 5:55

Combo C Ages 9-10

Ballet, Jazz, and Tap Black shoes required.

Thursday 5:30 - 6:25

Tap/Jazz 1-2 Ages11+

Black Tap and Jazz Shoes Required. Thursday 7:30 - 8:25

Tap Ages 7+

Black Tap Shoes Required. Thursday 6:30 - 7:25

Hip Hop Classes


Hip Hop 1 Ages 5+

Monday 6:00-6:55 or

Tuesday 7:00 - 7:55 


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Ballet Classes

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Beginner Ballet Ages 5+

Pink ballet shoes required.

Tuesday 6:00-6:55 or Thursday 5:00 - 5:55

Intermediate Ballet 

Pink ballet shoes required.

Thursday 4:30-5:35


Instructor recommendations. Pink ballet shoes required.

Thursday 6:30 - 7:25


Pre-Pointe/Pointe (Approval required)

Instructor recommendations. Pink ballet shoes required.

Tuesday 8:00 - 8:55

Beginner Modern Ages 11+

Tuesday 6:00 - 6:55

Day Time Combo Classes  **Starts October 1 2024

Daytime Preschool Ages 3-4

Ballet, Jazz, and Tap

Tuesday 10:00-10:30


Daytime Combo Ages 5+

Ballet, Jazz, and Tap

Tuesday 10:30-11:15

Daytime Ballet Ages 5+

Ballet, Jazz, and Tap

Tuesday 11:15-12:30

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Adult Classes

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Adult Tap

Monday 7:00 - 7:55


Adult Ballet

Saturday 12:30-1:25 


$15 per class or $50 a month

Boys Classes

Beginner Combo (Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz) Ages 5+

Thursday 7:30 - 8:25

Intermediate Tap/Jazz Ages 9+

Thursday 8:30 

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Non-Performing Technique Classes

Would you like to improve your dance skills but don't want to perform in front of a live audience? Non-performance classes at Dance Conservatory of Southern MN may be perfect for you!

Ballet Tech B

Must have dance experience. $75/month, no discounts.

Tuesday 5:00 - 6:30

Ballet Tech A

Must have dance experience. $75/month, no discounts.

Tuesday 6:30 - 8:00

Saturday Ballet Technique

Saturday 11:00 - 12:30 $75/month, no discounts

Leaps & Turns

Saturday 10:00-10:55


Advance Technique Ages 12+

Saturday 12:30-1:00

Dance Tumbling

Saturday 8:00-8:55

Winter/Spring Classes

Classes begin January 8th, 2025 and will perform in the spring recital. Each class is $40/month. No registration fee.

Winter Frost Ages 3+                                Intro to Hip Hop Ages 5+

Black tap & ballet shoes required.                                                      Saturday 12;30-1:15

Wednesday 6:00-6:45 

Winter Musical Theatre Ages 7+

Wednesday 6:00-6:45 

Dance Conservatory Competitive Dance Team


Competitive Technique

Saturday 9:00 - 9:55

All classes are subject to change during the danced year based on enrollment.

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