2019 March/April Newsletter

**Edited and updated on April 3 for the modified schedule in April.**

Hi everyone!

We’ve started our busiest (and most fun) part of the year! Congratulations to all of our dancers at their first competition of the year, you all looked amazing and brought out the best performances we’ve seen yet! Thank you to everyone who helped out backstage with everything, it would not have gone nearly so smoothly without you.

Good luck to all of our Competitive and Intensive dancers moving on to their competitions out of town in the next couple of weeks!

Important dates

April 4-7 – Santana Dance Festival (final times are here) – Competitive and Intensive students only

April 10-11 – Dance pictures (Schedule is here)

April 17-20 – For the Love of Dance Festival (final times are here) – Competitive and Intensive students only

April 25-28 – Elite Dance Productions (No times yet) – Senior Intensive students only

April 28 – Grade 3 ballet exams

April 30 – Grace 5 ballet exams

May 6-9 – finale rehearsal for all Technique, Performance, Competitive and Intensive students (details to follow)

May 9-12 – Standing Ovation (No times yet) – Intermediate and Senior Intensive students only

May 15 – Year end recital (details to follow)

Modified and combined schedules

As this is the busiest time of the year, we have some modified schedules coming up. Due to students and teachers being away for competitions, we will have some changes to our schedule in April. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Important dates (they are, or will be in the studio calendar in the Studio 43 app).

April 1-5:

April 1 – Regular Monday classes

April 2 – Regular Tuesday classes

April 3 – Modified/combined Wednesday schedule (scroll down for times)

April 4 – Miss Maria’s classes cancelled, Miss Amber’s Thursday Minions regular class times

April 5 – no dance classes

April 8-12:

April 8 – Regular Monday/Wednesday classes

April 9 – Regular Tuesday/Thursday classes

April 10 – Dance pictures (Wednesday classes combined to Monday, picture schedule is here)

April 11 – Dance pictures continue (Thursday classes combined to Tuesday, picture schedule is here)

April 12 – Regular Friday classes

April 15-19:

April 15-19 – Spring break – no regular classes

April 17-20 – For the Love of Dance festival (Kinder, Competition and Intensive dancers – Schedule is here)

April 22-26

April 22 – Easter Monday – regular Monday dance classes

April 23 – regular Tuesday dance classes

April 24 – regular Wednesday dance classes

April 25 – regular Thursday dance classes

April 26 – no dance classes (Grade 3 exam students – we will send out info)

April 29-May 3

April 29 – all classes combined with Wednesday classes on May 1

April 30 – all classes combined with Thursday classes on May 2

May 1 – Monday/Wednesday combined classes

May 2 – Tuesday/Thursday combined classes

May 3 – Miss Gemma’s classes cancelled, Miss Maria’s regular classes

May 6-10

Last week of classes for all dancers

May 6 – regular classes

May 7 – regular classes

May 8 – regular classes

May 9 – regular classes

May 10 – Miss Gemma’s regular classes are running, Miss Maria’s cancelled.

May 13-15

May 13 – ballet makeup from April

May 14 – adult classes if necessary

May 15 – recital at the C2 (details to be emailed)

Keep practicing everyone, we’ve got some tough competition ahead of us!

Modified dates:

April 3:

South Studio:

4:00-5:00 – Competitive Minions

North Studio:

4:00-4:30 – Kinder tap

4:30-5:00 – Kinder hip hop

5:00-5:30 – Toy Story

5:30-6:00 – Jumanji

6:00-6:30 – Motorsport

6:30-7:00 – Bruno Live!