The Midwest Youth Dance Theatre opened in 1994 with the intent to teach students of all talent and skill to perform to the best of their abilities. They take all comers, and the age range is from 3 to 63.They take all students as they are, and the teachers tailor their teaching to meet the needs of their student. Whether someone wants to dance just for fun or is preparing for a career in it, MYDT will provide the necessary teaching to make that happen. They choreograph two major performances a year, one is for all their students, and the other is for their Level 3 - 6 students. The Level 3 - 6 students also have the opportunity to compete one to two times a year, based on their teacher's discretion. The classes include tap, modern, ballet, jazz, musical theater, acrobatics, hip hop, and improv.