Studio de Danse

35 years of Excellent Instruction

“A dance teacher helps students find a song in their heart,
a beat in their feet, and a passion for life”

Meet Our Staff
Meet Our Staff

Marcia Smith Olds founded Studio de Danse, where she is director and instructor in 1979. Marcia began her dance training at the age of three at Virgiline Simmons School of Dance in Lansing, Michigan. She studied with Miss Simmons for over 20 years and taught for her for several years. Marcia attended Lansing Community College and Arizona State University before going to London, England for three years of study at the Stella Mann School of Dancing and the Royal Academy of Dancing Method.

Marcia has attained her advanced certification from the Cecchetti Council of America qualifying her as a Fellow Member, which allows her to coach all levels of students and teachers for Cecchetti examinations.

She served on the General Board of the C.C.A. and the board of the Lansing Ballet Co. and as vice-chairman of the Western Michigan Committee of the C.C.A. and is currently the National Librarian for the C.C.A. Marcia has also received her certification in the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing in ballet and national dance.

Classes
Classes

Rates And Procedures

To be Paid Upon Enrollment

Registration Fee - $15.00 per student(non-refundable)

*Recital Fee - $75.00 per family

**Monthly Class Lesson Fee - To be paid in nine equal payments for clases taken monthly, September through May.

*In addition, a costume fee of approximately $45.00 - $75.00 per class will be due mid-January.

Note Checks returned for NSF will be charged an additional $27.50 fee.

Session Length Cost ($ Per Season / $Per Month)
40 min - 45 min $405.00 / $45.00
50 min $414.00 / $46.00
60 min $423.00 / $47.00
75 min $441.00 / $49.00
60 min - Exam I $450.00 / $50.00
75 min - Exam II-IV $468.00 / $52.00

2017 Mini Workshops(Four Weeks)

Class Name Age Time and Date Misc Note Cost Per Season / Month
Hip Hop Workshop 9 - 15 Monday, January 23 - February 13 7:00 - 7:45 pm 45 Minutes - $405.00 / $45.00
Pre-Primary Ballet 4 - 6 Wednesday, January 18 - February 8 5:15 - 5:55 pm 40 Minutes
Wednesday, February 22 - March 15 5:15 - 5:55 pm 40 Minutes
- $405.00 / $45.00
Beginning Irish 6 - 9 Wednesday, January 18 - February 8 6:00 - 6:45 pm 45 Minutes
Wednesday, February 22 - March 15 6:00 - 6:45 pm 45 Minutes
- $405.00 / $45.00
Beginning Irish 10 - 14 Wednesday, January 18 - February 8 6:45 - 7:30 pm 45 Minutes
Wednesday, February 22 - March 15 6:45 - 7:30 pm 45 Minutes
- $405.00 / $45.00

2017 Youth Classes

Class Name Age Time and Date Misc Note Cost Per Season / Month
Primary III+/Pre-Classical Ballet 7 - 9 Monday, January 9 - May 22 5:10 - 6 pm - $414.00 / $46.00
Classical Ballet I 9 - 11 Monday, January 9 - May 22 6 - 7 pm - $450.00 / $50.00
Cecchetti Exam II 12 - 13 Tuesday, January 3 - May 30 5 - 6:15 pm - $468.00 / $52.00
Pointe II/Non Syllabus II & III 12 - 13 Thursday, January 5 - June 1 5:15 - 6:30 pm - $468.00 / $52.00
Irish Step Ddancing II+ 9 - 12 Tuesday, January 3 - May 30 6 - 6:45 pm - $405.00 / $45.00
Irish Advanced 15+ Tuesday, January 3 - May 30 6:45 - 7:45 pm - $450.00 / $50.00
Hip Hop Class 9 - 15 Monday, January 9 - Febuary 13 6:15 - 7 pm - $405.00 / $45.00

Teen / Adult Classes

Class Name Age Time and Date Dates Cost Per Season / Month
Intermediate Pointe V/VI 16+ Tuesday, January 3 - May 30 6:15 - 7:30 pm - $468.00 / $52.00
Intermediate/Advanced Ballet V-VI 13+ Monday, January 9 - May 31 7 - 8:15 pm - $468.00 / $52.00
Lyrical Ballet IV-V 16+ Tuesday January 3 - May 30 7:35 - 8:35 pm - $450.00 / $50.00

To register for the senior ballet classes listed below, please call Marcia Olds at 517.333.4430

Senior Classes

Class Name Age Time and Date
Ballet Basics for Seniors/Gentle Ballet 50+ Monday, January 9 11-30 am - 12:30 pm & continues Mondays
Senior Yoga 50+ Thursday, January 12 11:30 am - noon & continues Thursdays
Senior Ballet III 50+ Thursday January 12, 12:05 - 1:05 pm & continues Thursdays

Questions? Check out our class policy

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