Magnum Opus
School of the Arts

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Magnum Opus School of the Arts is opening this September! Our mission is to create a Christ-centered environment that nurtures the artistic abilities that God has placed in each and every one of us.

We will be located on the east side of Madison, 4230 Argosy Court. We have brand new state of the art of the sprung dance floors to ensure the safety of all of our artists. Our building is tucked away off of the main road and has ample parking for students and their families.

Stay tuned for our grand opening tour at the beginning of September!

Friendships

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Work Ethic 

Confidence

Training at Magnum Opus School of the arts is more then just honing your art form. We believe that art prepares young children for well-rounded life styles as well as enriches our whole being. You will also find a class no matter your age or ability. Whether you hop into our Simply Seniors class, or try picking up a violin for the first  time, there is a place for you at Magnum Opus!

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All of our staff is dedicated to not only teaching, but mentoring our students. Each teacher longs to encourage their students in their art form, as well as pray for them and walk beside them in all areas of life.

Our Classes

Little Ballerinas, Cutie Patooties &

Dancing Dreamers

Classes for ages 3-7. Exploring movement and rhythm, with creative imagery, props, and story telling using the basics of ballet!

Intro to Ballet A

 

Introducing you to the basics of ballet for ages 7-11.

Minimal experience needed.

Intro to Ballet B

 

Introducing you to the basics of ballet for ages 8-13.

No experience necessary.

Intermediate Ballet

Expanding on classical ballet technique, and continuing to learn new terminology.

Prior ballet experince is needed to take this class.

Advanced Ballet

Focusing on advanced footwork, jumps, turns, and extensions. A minimum of three years of ballet is required before taking this class.

 

Conditioning and 

Pre-pointe

Focusing on ankle strength, as well as conditioning the whole body to get ready for those special shoes. You are welcome to take the class, even if you don't desire pointe shoes!

Pointe

Pointe shoes are a two hundred year old classical tradition in ballet! Receiving them is a high honor. You must be enrolled in advanced ballet to take this class. 

Youth Classical Contemporary 

Classical Contemporary fuses jazz, ballet, and modern together and allows for individual expression while maintaining dance technique in the classroom. Ages 7-11

Teen Classical Contemporary

Classical Contemporary fuses jazz, ballet, and modern together and allows for individual expression while maintaining dance technique in the classroom. Ages 12-18

Youth Jazz

Dancing to energetic and upbeat music while learning the fundamentals of classic jazz technique with a twist!

Ages 7-11

Teen Jazz

Dancing to energetic and upbeat music while learning the fundamentals of classic jazz technique with a twist!

Ages 12-18

Homeschool Dance

During this homeschool class we will go through the basics of ballet, classical modern, and jazz. As well as overall conditioning! Ages 7-11

Teen Creative Worship

Creative Worship allows for Biblical scriptures to come alive through movement and music while you are guided by the instructor.

Ages 12-18

Adult Creative Worship

Creative Worship allows for Biblical scriptures to come alive through movement and music while you are guided by the instructor.

Ages 18-99

Theatrical Fusion

A fun, high energy class that will cover a little of everything! From theater dance, to vocal techniques and rhythm exercises. We’ll sing and learn some popular numbers from the musical theater world and maybe even a tap dance or two!

Ages 9+

Music Lessons

 

Take a beginner violin class, cello, or an energetic drum circle. Good for all ages who want to learn the fundamentals of music, brush up on an old skill, or just want to try something new

Simply Seniors

Simply Seniors is a class that is designed specifically for senior citizens. It helps with balance, flexibly, and mobility from a ballet base structure. 

Manda Panda Program

This program focuses on teens and adults with down syndrome. Bringing joy, confidence, mobility and strength in every dance move!

Adult Ballet

Adult ballet will be a class tailored to your needs as an adult dancer. Working on ballet basics as well as getting a great workout! 

Teen Hip-Hop

 

 

Fun, energetic, clean hip hop for boys and girls alike! 

                                                 What do I wear?

  • Cutie Patooties and Dancing Dreamers: Feel free to wear what makes you feel amazing. Hair pulled back and ballet shoes. 

  • Ballet Girls: Solid black leotard, pink or black tights, black dance skirt is optional. Ballet shoes and hair in a bun.

  • Ballet Boys: White t-shirt and comfortable black pants.

  • Classical Contemporary, Jazz, Theatre Fusion, Creative Worship, Adult Dance, Simply Seniors, Homeschool Dance, and the Manda Panda Program: Stretchy, movable, and comfortable shirt and pants. Hair pulled back and your choice of ballet shoes, jazz shoes, or turners. Please no socks. 

  • Theatre, Worship, and Manda Panda: Feel to get dance sneakers if you prefer.

Who are my teachers?

Our teachers are experienced professional artists that long to give their gifts back to the community and train the next generation to connect their faith and art!

Do I get to perform?

Yes! At Christmas each class will have an intimate in-studio performance for family and friends. Also, at the end of each season (the end of May) everyone in our Fine Arts Programs will have the exciting opportunity to perform with our professional company!

We want to hear from you!

We could not be more excited to kick off all of our classes this fall! As we plan our first season, we would love to know what classes are of interest to you and your family. Before we open registration on June 1st, please take a minute to email us all of that classes that you think sound great to you! Classes will be during the week from 4:00PM-7:30PM.

We can't wait to hear from you!

schoolmanager@magnumopusballet.org