Co-curricular Movement Classes

Ballet with Barbara Doyle-Wilch

Location: MAC 109


Ballet returns to the dance program this Spring. Classical ballet technique in traditional ballet class structure. No point shoes, please. Each session is open to a maximum of 14 participants.  PE credit is available for attendance at 8 classes. Previous dance experience in any form is recommended. Free.

Barbara Doyle-Wilch has been teaching ballet classes, among other genres of dance, for over 40 years.  She studied in Chicago with Stone Cameron Ballet and majored in dance at the Jordon College of Music at Butler University in Indiana, earning a BA and MA in dance.

“I love ballet! I hope you will join me in class so I can share the joy!”


Tuesdays, 5:00-6:30pm

Start date of Tuesday February 22nd

Spring recess is from March 21st – 25th No class this week.

Last class will be on Tuesday May 10th

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Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30pm

Start date of Wednesday February 23rd

Spring recess is from March 21st – 25th No class this week.

Last class will be on Wednesday May 11th.

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Children’s Creative Dance Class


A Fun Introduction to Dance for Boys and Girls Ages 4-8

Instructors Maia Sauer '22 and Graham Shelor '23 invite boys and girls 4 to 8 years old to have fun while exploring the basics of movement and ballet. 

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Classes will take place on Saturday mornings beginning September 28, 2019 and ending December 7, 2019. There are no classe on November 30.

Session 1: 9:00-9:45 a.m.
Session 2: 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Sponsored by the Dance Program

Children must be 4 years old by the first day of class. Enrollment limited to 8 children per session.

Class expectations: Children should be dressed and ready to go by the class start time so they don’t miss any of the fun. Appropriate dance attire includes tights, leotards, T-shirts or comfortable shorts. Ballet slippers, socks and bare feet are all acceptable, but street shoes are not allowed in the dance studio. If a child will be absent, please notify the instructor in advance.

Parent information: Parents may watch from the door but may not enter the studio during class. At the last class, parents, family and friends are invited to an in-studio demonstration and performance.

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Dance Department

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753