Welcome to The Dance Connection/Mabank Website!  NOW REGISTERING for FALL!  See Schedule at a glance below for classes, Schedule/Fees page for class prices/registration.
"Dance, Dare, Dream, Do!"  


THE DANCE CONNECTION offers classes for ages 18 months through adult, beginner through professional level.  We offer a professional and fun learning environment where self-esteem, confidence, inspiration, discipline, and team work are the focus.

Classes offered include classical ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical/contemporary, pointe, creative dance,   Mommie & Me, Waltz, Salsa, Swing,Country-Western, and Belly Dance.  For your convenience, we have an on-site Dance Boutique featuring discount dance supplies and gifts for your dancer.  We are located in historic downtown Mabank at 121 E. Market Street.  You are invited to stop by, tour our studio, meet our faculty, see our students in class on the lobby video monitor, or try a class (Limited time only).  Please contact us to set up an appointment or call 903-880-9999.


The Magic of Dance awaits YOU!

Office hours week of 7/28:

Monday 3pm-4:30pm & 6:30pm-7:30pm, Tuesday 3pm-5:30pm, Wed 3pm-4:30pm, Thur 3pm-4:45pm, Friday 3pm-5:30pm, Sat 10am-noon

Last chance to tryout for competition team is this Saturday, 8/2!  Open to ages 7+ with minimum of 1 year dance training.  Please call 903-880-9999 for more info.

FALL CLASSES Start 8/18!


Check out our Fall Schedule for classes, times, and tuition! OR Call 903-880-9999 to talk to us! Or scroll down for our Fall schedule at a glance. 

NEW this Fall:  

 Pilates Dance Fit - 8 weeks to a new you!  Incorporates Pilates Mat exercises for that fantastic dancer hard-core center and long and lean body, zumba style aerobics for heart healthy calorie burn, ballet for backside spot toning, and yoga style stretching for end of workout relaxation.  2 times per week recommended.

Intermediate Ballet II/Pre-Pointe/Pointe - age 8+ with instructors approval.  Class will focus on strengthening and preparation for pointe work, as well as pointe for students that are ready. 2 times per week




Classes started 8/18/14 The Dance Connection, Mabank, Texas
Schedule as of 7/28/14
FALL 2014
Classes started 8/18/14 The Dance Connection, Mabank, Texas
Schedule as of 7/9/14
Room A
3:45-4:30 Creative Dance & Tumbling ages 2 ½ +
4:30-5:25  *Jr Int Ballet ages 7+ (2Xs per week) 
5:30-6:25 *Int Ballet II/Pre-Pointe/Pointe ages 8+ (2Xs per week)
6:30-7:25 *Competition Team (2Xs per week)
7:30-8:25 **Pilates Dance Fit ages 8+   
Room A
4:15-5:00 Beg Jazz/Hip-Hop ages 6+
5:00-5:45 Beg Ballet ages 6+
5:45-6:30 Kinder Ballet ages 4-7
6:30-7:25 Adult/Teen Ballet 
7:30-8:25 Adult/Teen Hip-Hop
Room B
5:00-5:45 Kinder Tap ages 4-7
5:45-6:30 Beg Tap ages 6+
Room A
3:45-4:30 Mommie & Me 
4:30-5:25 Kinder Tap&Ballet II ages 5-7
5:30-6:25 *Int Ballet II/Pre-Pointe/Pointe ages 8+ (2Xs per week)
6:30-7:25 *Competition Team (2Xs per week)
Room B
5:30-6:15 Kinder Hippity-Hop ages 4-7
Room A
4:30-5:25 *Jr Int Ballet ages7+ (2Xs per week)
5:00-5:55 Kinder Combo Tap&Ballet ages 4-7
5:30-6:55 Combo Tap&Ballet&Jazz/Hip-Hop ages 7+
5:30-6:25 Combo Tap&Ballet ages 7+
6:00-6:55 Combo Ballet&Jazz-Hip-Hop ages 7+
6:30-7:25 Combo Jazz/Hip-Hop&Lyrical ages 7+
7:30-8:25 **Pilates Dance Fit ages 8+ 
Room B
4:00-4:55 Adult/Teen Tap
Room A
3:45-4:30 Kinder Ballet ages 4-7
4:30-5:15*Int/Adv Jazz-Hip-Hop ages 8+ 
5:15-6:00*Int Lyrical/Contemporary ages 8+
6:00-6:45 Creative Dance & Tumbling ages 2 ½ +
6:45-7:45 TBA
Sat Available for Private Lessons, Birthday Parties
Sun Available for Private Lessons, Birthday Parties
Available weekday mornings for group or private lessons and rentals
*With instructor approval
**and twice per week highly recommended