Holiday & Studio Calendar

Nutcracker Agreements

Dancers in Ballet 1A and higher and have had at least some dance experience are eligible to perform in The Nutcracker. Nutcracker Performance Agreements MUST be turned in by August 20th to be cast in the 2023 production.  CLICK HERE to fill out a Performance Agreement. CLICK HERE to view the rehearsal schedule.

40th Anniversary Kick-Off Event

MBC is celebrating its 40th season as part of the Mankato community. We invite the community to celebrate with us on Thursday, August 17th at the studio.  We will have food, performances, activities and all kids of fun giveaways between 3pm and 7pm.

Fall Classes Begin

Monday, September 11th classes begin!

Columbus Day

We DO have classes.

MEA Week

We DO have classes.

Thanksgiving Break

Break will run Wednesday through Saturday and classes will resume on the Monday following Thanksgiving.

The Nutcracker

Visit our webpage for dates and details.

Holiday Break

Break will run Monday, December 11th through Tuesday, January 2nd.
Classes resume on Wednesday the 3rd as usual.


We DO have classes.

Presidents Day

We DO have classes

A Midsummer’s Eve Concert

The Performing Company Concert will be held in March 2024. Performances are at West High School and tickets can be purchased through our website or at the door. MBC students each receive a FREE ticket with a paid adult.

Spring Break

Break runs Sunday, March 25th through Saturday, March 30th
Classes resume on Monday, April 1st.

Observation Week

MBC will be held the week of April 15th.  Parents are invited to attend their dancer’s classes that week to observe what they have learned, see their recital dance and receive important performance information.

Picture Week

Pictures will be taken during regularly scheduled class time during the week of April 22nd. Dancers will be dressed in their recital costumes and have individual and group photos taken.

Performing Company Auditions

Performing Company Auditions will be held on Saturday May 4, 2024. The audition class is from 12:00-2:00pm. Dancers between 11-18 who meet the requirements and will be enrolling as a student in the fall of 2023 may audition. Click here for more info.

Snow Spring Recital and Dress Rehearsal

Snow will be featured in May 11th and 12th of 2024.  A Dress Rehearsal will likely take place on Friday, May 10th. Details will be communicated closer to the event.

Last Day of Classes

Classes conclude the week of the performance. There are NO classes after the recital.

Summer Sessions

Summer Schedule available on our webpage.