Saturday, October 7, 2023
*Important date, please contact the business office for more details*
Saturday, October 28, 2023
Fall Fest students wear their favorite Halloween or Dance Costumes to class. (Activities will be held during each class)
*Saturday, November 4, 2023
(Black Saints Parade) Time and location will be given upon confirmation.
Saturday, November 18, 2023
Final day to purchase Pelican tickets from MDSD.
Saturday, November 25, 2023
Thanksgiving Break* NO DANCE CLASS
Wednesdays November 15, November 29, December 6, & December 20, 2023
Pelican Primetime mandatory rehearsals for all students performing for the Pelican’s basketball game, from 5:30p.m.-7:00p.m.
*Saturday, December 2, 2023
Tentative (Krewe of Jingle Christmas Parade) Parade line-up and time will be given upon confirmation.
Saturday, Dec 9, 2022- Feb 3, 2024
Program ads may now be emailed or turned in any Saturday from 9:00am-3:00pm.
Saturday, December 9, 2023
Picture schedules will be disseminated.
Saturday, December 16, 2023
MDSD Hot Chocolate Pajama Party
(Parties will be held during each class)
Saturday, December 23, - December 30, 2023
Winter Break* NO DANCE CLASSES
Saturday, December 23, 2023, MDSD Pelican Nights
MDSD students will perform at the Pelican’s basketball game.
Saturday, January 6, 2024
Dance Classes Return
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, from 9a.m.-5p.m. & Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024, from 1p.m.-5p.m.
NO SATURDAY DANCE CLASSES on Picture Days
Saturday, February 3, 2024
Please get in touch with the business office for more information
Saturday, February 10, 2024
*NO DANCE CLASS (Mardi Gras Weekend)
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Recital Balances Due
Saturday, March 30, 2024
Easter Break* NO DANCE CLASS
Royal Court Cotillion
Tuesday-Thursday, April 16-May 23, 2024
Evening Recital Rehearsal Classes begin 5:30-7:00p.m. (Weeks 1-5: Tues, Wed, Thurs, & Sat are regular class schedules.) Day Recital Rehearsals (Week 6 5/27-30/2024) 1:00-7:00p.m.
May 7-9, 2024
Costume and Ticket Distribution
Friday, May 31, 2024
Distribute Program Booklets MDSD Studio from 12- 2p.m. (No books are given out at the recital)
Saturday, June 1, 2024
Mahalia Jackson Theater