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WELCOME TO
MURPHY SCHOOL OF DANCE

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER 2024! 

Western North Carolina’s Premiere Dance Education Program & Studio 

Murphy School of Dance is located right in the heart of downtown Murphy, North Carolina, currently serving students and families from eight surrounding counties in Western North Carolina, North Georgia, East Tennessee and other bordering states and counties.

We invite you to join us!

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ENROLL THIS SUMMER 2024!

Join us for 4 weeks of Summer Fun!

Summer Sign Ups:

Saturday June 22nd or 29th

From 11 am to 1 pm (drop in)

Thank you for your interest in MSOD! Our next open enrollment for GROUP classes are listed above in preparation for our 4 week summer program this July - flexible schedule ages 2.5 (if potty trained) through 18 and up. This summer session will run July 8 through August 2 for four consecutive weeks - one class weekly. Have a summer vacation during this time? Don't worry, we understand summer is a busy time! Our attendance policy does not apply to our Summer session, so pop-ins are always welcome! This is the PERFECT time to try MSOD and fall in love!

 

We are PROUD to say that through ALL of the inflation, our tuition rates have NOT changed! We pride ourselves in offering affordable and professional dance education to our community! We can keep doing this with YOUR help! Please help us spread the word and refer your friends supporting LOCAL. Anyone who refers a friend to this mini session gets $10.00 off their registration fee.
We look forward to a busy summer season ahead and cannot wait to meet new faces and friends and see our MSOD students thrive!

 

Thank YOU for choosing MSOD!

Summer Classes Offered In:

 

Tap/Ballet (ages 2.5-6) Must be potty trained

Tap/Jazz (ages 7 and up) 

Ballet Technique (ages 7 and up)

Pre-Pointe/Pointe (instructor recommendation only)

Lyrical/Contemporary (ages 7 and up)

Tumbling/Acro (ages 3 and up)

Hip Hop (ages 5 and up)

Adult FitFUSION (ages 18 and up) - Jazz Funk Cardio

 

Private lessons - ALL STYLES

(Booked by request only/different rates apply)

NOTE: Some classes are NOT combination classes.

This is dependent upon age and skill level (example: tap/jazz vs. tap only, jazz only - at director's discretion)

Summer Pricing:

 

All classes are $75.00 for the ENTIRE four weeks, with a $25 registration fee. This $100.00 in total commitment guarantees your spot for both summer and fall classes as all enrolled members get FIRST priority in our fall selection. If for any reason the final schedule does NOT work for you, you will be refunded all but your registration fee, prior to the start date. We offer family/sibling discounts and multiple class discounts. Stop by at either registration for more info!

 

NOTE:This pricing is NOT reflective of our Fall program (September to June) which begins at only $65/mo. 

Summer Scheduling:

We base our class schedules off of the "Parent/Student Scheduling Survey" found In the registration packet. Typically classes are held on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday afternoons between 3 and 7 pm. This registration survey process allows us to better accommodate and consider everyone's scheduling needs and concerns before forming our class schedule. We have a great success rate in this process to better serve EVERYONE! All class assignments will be sent out via text / email by the registration deadline as outlined in the registration paperwork. 

Registration Location:

281 Tennessee Street, Murphy, NC 28906 

 

Visit us on Facebook, Instagram (@murphy_school_of_dance) and our website, www.murphyschoolofdance.com for updates!

 

Contact us:

Email – torie.pinkleton@gmail.com

Phone (office hours may vary) – 828.644.4887

Facebook Messenger – Murphy School of Dance (very prompt)

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ABOUT MURPHY SCHOOL OF DANCE

Est. 1988

Offering both, a Pre-professional conservatory program and a recreational dance program within one studio environment. Classes are available in a variety of dance genres to students ages 3 to 18, private lessons for all ages, Mommy & Me Yoga 18-36 months, and monthly adult classes for ages 18+. MSOD specializes in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop and tumbling. Classes are also offered in clogging, baton twirling, acro, ballroom, contemporary and modern dance as interest allows. In an environment which celebrates each and every student's talents and abilities, MSOD seeks to provide a create outlet for student self-expression and to promote and atmosphere of community and compassion. We believe our students will rise to the expectation we set for them... so we set them HIGH!

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THE MSOD MISSION

Teaching children and young adults MORE than just the art of dance!

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Established in 1988, MSOD offers students the opportunity to commit to either a Recreational or Conservatory dance program within one quality studio environment. With former students now performing in Las Vegas, New York, and Los Angeles, MSOD has proven its ability to train and guide students to success at all levels of commitment. Over our 30 years, we have strived to create an artistic learning environment where everyone truly feels wanted and appreciated! Welcoming students of ALL backgrounds, our instructors aim to teach their students more than just dance, often focusing in lessons of kindness, compassion, giving, accountability and sharing while relating all topics and desired morals back to the arts; our passion!

A sincere "dance family", MSOD provides the highest quality of dance education within a loving and nurturing environment. Students are encouraged to be accountable, responsible, and self reliant; qualities we know will assist them in all of their future endeavors entering adulthood. Whether you’re looking to learn new dance moves or hone in on your existing talent, we strive to meet the goals and potential of each and every student. Our instructors are committed to giving each student attention while also moving the class forward to get the most out of our program's experience. We are more than happy to answer any questions you have about our program
~ simply contact us or stop by!

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✨ THE WAIT IS OVER! Feel free to share! Murphy School of Dance is excited and proud of announce our 30th annual 2020 Recital Theme - “THEME PARKS!” The official name is still to be decided! “THEME PARKS” will depict songs from ALL amusement parks aro

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MSOD STRIVES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

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OPENING HOURS

Come Visit Us!

Office: Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Available Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday for special bookings such as workshops or private sessions, upon appointment only.


Email torie.pinkleton@gmail.com to book an appointment.

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PARTY PACKAGES ARE BACK!

Exciting News... WE NOW HAVE A 360 PHOTO BOOTH TO RENT! 

Party Package 1: $160.00

ADD THE 360 PHOTO BOOK - UNLIMITED IMAGES $75.00

  • 30 minute tumbling, cheer or hip hop lesson by one of our professional instructors 

  • 90 minute total reservation - including tables, chairs, music, space and props 

  • Includes deep cleaning // All trash must be taken out by client  

 

Party Package 2: $195.00

ADD THE 360 PHOTO BOOK - UNLIMITED IMAGES $75.00

  • ALL of the above in ADDITION to: 

  • Glitter tattoos OR 1 craft (any theme) lead by one of our instructors 

  • 120 minute reservation 

 

Party Package 3: $260.00 + up

ADD THE 360 PHOTO BOOK - UNLIMITED IMAGES $75.00

  • ALL of the above in ADDITION to...

  • An appearance from The Princess Collective including princess options of: Snow White, Ariel, Tiana, and Cinderella 

  • Princess appearances include 1, 2, 3 or 4 princesses (total pricing will vary) with a Dance-a-long / story time lead by the Princess guests! 

  • 150 minute reservation 

 

Party options are offered to ages 3-18 with a maximum of 20 participating guests (meaning MORE people can attend but instruction such as dancing and crafts are limited to 20 participants only). Party decorations are NOT include. Inflatables such as jump houses are not permitted indoor. All decorations MUST be wall-safe.

 

Bookings available on Fridays and Saturdays only as Sundays are reserved for cleanings. Some Wednesdays available by request. 

 

UNIQUE PARTIES THAT MAKE EVERLASTING MEMORIES WITH ENDLESS SMILES AND POSSIBILITIES!

Message us to book your dance party today! 

MSOD HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

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2023-2024 Holiday Closings

Halloween - October 31
Thanksgiving Break - November 21-24
Christmas Break - December 18th - January 10th 
Martin Luther King Jr Day - January 15
Spring Break - April 8-12
Memorial Day - May 27

MSOD INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

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Because our program is primarily focused in the afternoon and evening hours, we do NOT follow the Cherokee County School System's weather policy. In the event of inclement weather, all MSOD weather closings or delays will be announced via Facebook by 1 pm the day of concern. Please follow us on facebook to stay up to date!