1/13 | MDM Dance Project

Saturday, January 13 | 7 p.m.

The new MDM Dance Project showcases some of the most extraordinary young talent from throughout the state. Lead by founder Mark McCleese, the award-winning, innovative and inspiring company has performed all over the country in dance competitions and concerts. Don’t miss their exciting new dance concert this January!

ABOUT THE FOUNDER (Mark McCleese) Mark McCleese has been teaching for 12 years and dancing for 20 years. Mark is very excited to be moving back to Michigan from California to teach at the studio! He was recently the head of the Dance Department at the Center Stage Studio Performing Arts Studio in California. Mark has judged for several dance competitions including Showbiz and Primetime for the last decade. His students have placed first overall at many competitions and he has also won many choreography, costume and special awards. Mark has taught master classes at many studios throughout the United States. He has performed professionally in many shows including Tony and Tina’s Wedding, Fiddler on the Roof and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

1/21 | Strega Nona

Sunday, January 21 | 1 p.m.

Strega Nona is a story that will satisfy your appetite for laughter and fun. Strega Nona has a magical pasta pot which only she can control. Come see what silliness ensues when Big Anthony does not listen to her, causing the streets of their small Italian village to fill with pasta. Nationally renowned artist Chris Roberts-Antieau has designed the sets, costumes, and props for this not-to-be-missed production.

“We had parents in attendance this year; they loved the performance as much as the kids. Thanks for another great show!” – Teacher, Sturgis Schools

Performed by Wild Swan Theater Company who provides engaging and enriching live theater experience for children and their families. (Ages 3 – 8)