The ever-growing popularity of MK Studios is a testament to Owners/Instructors Miranda McHan and Kyle Plunkett. A new and exciting part of Arkansas' rich dance culture, the school promotes traditional training and innovative live performance. Our newly renovated, spacious studio houses a training ground for dancers of all ages and abilities. The studios dance curriculum embraces both classical and emerging dance styles, inspiring dancers to strive for both technical excellence and meaningful artistry. Students experience real-world performance opportunities, and may participate in numerous regional and national competitions, as well as a stunning annual series staged in a professional venue.
Our highly anticipated Showcase held in May of each year, features engaging choreography in a wide range of styles, vibrant music, and a flourish of creative costumes. Miranda and Kyle personally oversees all of the costuming and set design for the series, consistently creating a remarkable dance event for all.
In working with young students, Miranda and Kyle are deeply in tune with the children’s perspective, choreographing dances that captures their enthusiasm, depth and humor. They maintain a deep commitment to community building and activism –as students master technical skills and performance, they learn life lessons about the importance and value of being part of a team.
Since its beginnings MK Studios has brought excellence in dance to the Pine Bluff community, inspiring the best in students of all ages. MK Studios continues to prioritize individual attention, innovative performance, and community involvement to create a unique and personally rewarding experience for all of its dancers and their families.

At MK Studios, we celebrate art while maintaining a strong belief in the importance of excellent technique, discipline, focus, and respect.
We see students’ time here as part of their life education. Children have a natural creativity that they bring to the studio; we seek to teach them the tools to express themselves as dancers, while also exposing them to a structured educational setting. Here, students learn to respect their teachers, focus on what is being taught, incorporate constructive critique, and address performances with maturity and a sense of responsibility.
Our students, of all ages, learn to value the challenge in pursuing a creative discipline, and the importance of a sense of achievement.
Whether learning to be prepared and in proper dance attire before entering the studio, or how to stand in first position, our students are taught invaluable life lessons that will help them throughout their lives.

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