Mutual Dance Theatre and Arts Center

is located in Hartwell, a neighborhood of Cincinnati (off I-75 exit 10). Formerly known as MamLuft&Co. Dance, our organization will now offer activities of all arts genres for all ages and skill levels.

This is a rendering of our vision for the arts center. Help us attain our $750K goal by donating here.

Overview of On-Site Offerings

For more information on any of these, keep scrolling or click the applicable item.

We also offer off-site community programs, and we are always interested in collaborating!

If you do not see something below that you would be interested in, let us know.

Fall Arts Pods

Our response to the COVID-19 crisis includes an offering of specialized art activities with school work time for students grades 2-5, M-F 8am-4pm.


Arts Classes

Classes in different forms of arts for all ages.


Recreational Dance Classes

Open studio classes for any person, no matter their level. No auditions required. For adults and for kids.


Day Camps

Day camps provided throughout the year. Running now: Summer Camp!


Facility Rentals

Teach your own class here, have a baby shower, or practice in the studio alone.

Academy Training Program

More serious studies for young dancers. Placement is based on auditions. Two ensembles (youth companies) at the higher levels. Add-ons for weekly time dedicated to skills (such as leaps/jumps, turns, acro/inversions, stretching) available.


Pre-College Prep for Modern Dance

A wealth of preparation for Modern Dance studies at the university level. Mentoring, mock auditions, juries, solo development, college applications, résumé building, and more.


Solos and Private Lessons

Available for anyone! But, certain Academy levels can perform solos at the recital.


Summer Intensives

Returning in 2021.

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Arts Classes for All Ages

We’re currently deciding on what types of non-dance, arts classes to offer.

Help us decide what arts classes to offer!

Dance for Adults

DANCE CLASSES FOR ADULTS are offered at various levels in varying techniques.

Auditions are NOT required, however Company Class is very advanced and is not appropriate for all dancers.



Classes for all ages

Classes are grouped by grade going into 20-21 school year

No audition required: just sign up!

Abilities may be mixed within a class

Can take as few or as many classes as you’d like!

2 classes in a family: 10% off tuition, 3 classes: 15% off, 4 classes: 20% off


For kids and youth seeking a more disciplined and rigorous environment

More advanced classes with higher expectations

Requires placement audition

Levels II and III/IV will have ensembles (youth companies)

Each level has a required collection of classes

Supplemental options (turns, leaps/jumps, acro) are optional, but may be advised to improve weaknesses

Pre-College Preparatory

For dancers interested in majoring in dance or becoming a professional dancer

Specifically prepares youth for study in Modern Dance, along with supporting techniques to gain admissions

Meets 2 Saturdays a month with BFA and MFA graduates.

Program benefits/activities include:
Assistance with college application essay and other counseling (including recommendations and introductions to various universities).
Includes group work/feedback on college application solo. (Private lesson add-on optional.)
Audition skills and mock auditions with feedback from university faculty members.
Senior showcase (live and video) to present graduating seniors to university scholarship and admissions.

Mutual Dance Theatre and Arts Center

8222 Monon Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45216

On the corner of Monon and Parkway

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 Genre Descriptions 

 Summer Levels 

Levels 20-21