Class Schedule and Tuition

$40 yearly registration fee is due for all students upon enrollment.  A completed and up to date registration form must accompany payment of registration fee.

Dancers are considered enrolled for a school year.  The cost of the year, for example of Creative Movement is $450. We have broken it down into 10 monthly payments. Some months will have more classes than others.  MBT is flexible with payment plans and we can offer many other options.

Lower Division

These classes are for dancers ages 3-5 with little or no experience.  Basic ballet, learning to listen, self control, language, rhythm, and creative movement are all incorporated into this class.

Creative Movement:

Black leotard any style / Pink tights / Pink shoes / Hair in bun

Saturdays 9:00-9:45
$45.00 Monthly – September-June

Fircrest Recreation Center – Thursday – 9:15-10 a.m.
$66 per month for 11 weeks – sign up at Fircrest Community Center.

Level I and II –

Black leotard any style / Pink tights / Pink shoes / Hair in bun

Wednesday – 4:30-5:30 p.m.
$55.00 Monthly September-June

Mid Division

These classes are for dancers ages 6-9 with some experience.  Ballet technique is introduced, stretching, formal class syllabus and continued self control and listening.  Discipline increases but joy is still abundant.

Level III:

Black leotard any style / Pink tights / Pink shoes / Hair in bun
Boys: Black Convertible tights and shoes, white T shirt

Tuesday-  4:15-5:15 p.m.
$55.00 Monthly September-June

Level III Extended:

Black Leotard / Pink tights / Pink shoes / Hair in bun

Saturday 9:45-11:15
$65.00 Monthly Sept-June


Upper Division

These classes are for dancers typically ages 9 and up.  Formal ballet technique, pointe, strengthening and other styles may be introduced.  Dancers must have director’s permission for upper levels and company.

Level IV:

Black Leotard / Pink seamed tights / Pink shoes / Hair in bun

Monday – 4:45-6:30 p.m. and Wednesday 5:00-6:15
$110.00 Monthly September-June

Level V/VI:

Black Leotard/ Pink seamed tights / Pink shoes / Hair in bun

Monday 4:45-6:30 Wednesday 4:00-6:00 Thursday 4:45-6:30 Level 6 6:30-7:30
$150.00 Monthly September-June

Company Division
Any color Leotard, pink tights, shoes, pointe shoes. Black tights, skirts, leg warmers may be worn for rehearsals and floor barre

$180 Monthly September-June
Artistry Classes $30.00 per month

MBT Company:


$180.00 per month  Sept-June
Artistry Classes $30.00 per month (includes all classes-contemporary, flamenco, hip hop)
Artistry Classes are open to MBT Company/Level VI and advanced drop in dancers.

MBT Open Classes/

Open classes are for anyone who is not formally registered as a student with MBT and who would like to attend class on a drop in or monthly basis.

Floor Barre Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pm

$25 Drop-in

Instructor: Jehrin Alexandria or Damaris Caughlan

Adult Ballet Wednesdays 6:30-7:45 p.m.

Cost: $48 per month or $15 drop-in

Instructor: Carol Munsey

Artistry Classes for School Division
Hip Hop
Saturdays 11:30-12:30 Ages 7-11
10 weeks for $60.00


In case of inclement weather, MBT will follow the Tacoma School District closures.
Please call the school voice mail or check website for updated information.

MBT is licensed by ASCAP and is accredited by CVA (Columbia Virtual Academy).

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