Summer classes!

Raya and the Last Dragon  July 12-16 9:30-11:30 age 4-7

Everything Princess July 19-21 9:30-12:00 age 4-7

See both brochures below for more classes and complete information

Intensives  July 19-23 and August 2-6

Registration deadline for summer July 15

Summer Brochure

 Summer Fun For Little Ones


Deborah MacKay School of Dance helps your child develop confidence, self-esteem, discipline and the skills necessary for all types of dance in a friendly, structured, environment.  Our curriculum consists of: pre-school, combination classes, ballet, pre-pointe, pointe, lyrical,  jazz, tap,contemporary ( if inter or advanced), theater ( inter,advanced) and hip hop.  In  4 or 6 week sessions we  also offer, Creative movement for 2 1/2 to 4 year olds, pre-school movement and fun! yoga, pilates, adult classes, and childrens theater.  Short session schedule available soon.

Year Round Classes for 2021-22
The schedule is not complete yet.  When it is, for a complete schedule and proper placement, please call or e mail the studio.
 Year round classes begin SATURDAY September 11, 2021

To register:
contact the school at or call 585-872-0940

FALL SCHEDULE AVAILABLE  Please e mail studio for complete information

Tap Jazz for 8-10 years old
Saturday 9:30-11:00  



Creative Movement

Age Requirement: 3 - 4 years
Class Length: 1 hour
Description:A fun, active class. Every week features a child friendly theme such as paw patrol, the zoo, dinosaurs and dragons, Winnie the Pooh and many more. Explore movement and rhythms with music, props, games, books. We learn our right from left, how to follow directions and make new friends! No performance. 4 week sessions.   $50.00


Age Requirement: Age 3 - 4 by end of December
Other Requirements:None
Class Length: 60 minutes
Description:  Creative movement, pre-ballet, tap. Students will learn through play and games along with traditional lessons. We will skip, hop, galop and march. We will be animals stretching and developing our muscles, fairy tale princesses learning to walk and run, musicians with tambourines and moroccas. We will do very basic acrobatic work and make a lot of rhythms with our tap shoes and rhythm sticks. This class does participate in our year end show.  Choose one and please have a 2nd choice in case all classes do not fill.

Combination Classes  levels 1 2 and 3

Age Requirement: 5 - 7
Other Requirements: None
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: This class consists of 30 minutes each of ballet and tap. Combo 3 consists of 30 min each ballet tap and jazz.


Age Requirement: Not before age 10
Other Requirements: 2 ballet classes per week
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: When the teacher determines a student has the physical structure, ability and strength to begin pointe, this can be added as a preparation for pointe work.


Age Requirement: -
Other Requirements: 2 ballet classes per week in addition to pointe
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: this is a third ballet class per week.


Age Requirement: pre-lyrical (no dance) is offered in level 3, a lyrical dance is offered level 4
Other Requirements: 1 Ballet class
Class Length:varies
Description: A fluid, expressive form of jazz .


Age Requirement: Age 8 and up
Other Requirements: 1 Ballet class  there are jazz classes for age 10 and up that do not require ballet
Class Length: 45 minutes ( beginning) to 1 Hour
Description: a traditional, theatre based style.


Age Requirement: Age 8 and up
Other Requirements: 
Class Length: 45 minutes beginners:  one hour when students enter level 2
Description: Rhythmic sounds and patterns are created.

Hip Hop

Age Requirement: Usually age 10 and up
Other Requirements:  jazz is recommended prior or along with this class
Class Length:45 minutes to an hour 
Description: This is not always a separate class. We incorporate it into their regular jazz class at younger levels.

Teen Classes ( 13 and up)

Other Requirements: none
Class Length: 60 minutes 
Description:  For those students that would like to experience dance and participate in other activities.

Barre Fitness:

Requirements: hand weights, mat
Class Length: one hour
Description: a combination of exercises derived from ballet, yoga and pilates.  The barre is used as a                                  prop for balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training.

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