SPRING DANCE NEWS

Spring is here! The next two months will be busy ones with important dates to remember. Attendance by all students is very important as we prepare for our annual recital.

IMPORTANT DATES:

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Recital T-Shirt order Forms Due April 15th!

 Parents Week:

May 22-25, 2017  

Last day of regular classes:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Dress Rehearsals:

June 8th and 9th, 2017

At Eastview High School.

Recital Dates:

Saturday, June 10 at 1 pm

Saturday, June 10 at 6 pm

Sunday, June 11 at 2 pm

The annual Solo/duet/trio recital show will be held at Eastview High School on Sunday, June 11 at 11:00 am. Admission is $5 and is payable at the door.

 

RECITAL TICKET SALES:

We are excited to announce that all recital tickets be purchased online this year again! No more turning in your envelopes and waiting to see where you get to sit!

*A few things to keep in mind:

  1. All balances must be paid by May 12th! This includes tuition for May and June (June tuition is half the normal amount).

            We encourage you to view your account through our website. You will see ALL invoicing and payments made to your account from the beginning of the season through now. You can also make a payment to your account this way as well. Anybody on auto pay will be charged the balance when due.

Some of you already do this but for those that don’t, the steps for logging into your account are below:

  1. Go to our website www.danceconnection-rosemount.com
  2. Hover over register for classes tab until it drops down two options.
  3. Click on “current student portal” under the picture written in teal.
  4. Click on register my dancer.
  5. A window will pop up that asks for your email address and password. This will get you into your account for viewing.

 

  1. A pre-sale link will be e-mailed to all families that have paid and they will be able to go online purchase their tickets beginning May 15th at 9 am.
  2. If balances are not paid by May 12th, then those families will have to wait until they are paid in full in order to get a passcode to order.
  3. Recital tickets will cost $18 which does not include a $1 service fee charged by the ticket company.
  4. More info will be e-mailed soon!

 

No Saturday Jazz Technique Classes

There will be no jazz technique classes on the following days: April 22nd, May 6th, and May 13th due to dance
competitions.

 

FATHER/DAUGHTER/MOTHER DAUGHTER DANCE ROUTINE – RECITAL 2017

Our annual father/daughter/mother/daughter dance is kicking off once again! We are offering this to dancers who are 8 years old & up. All dancers and parents participating must attend four rehearsals (includes dress rehearsal), which will start in May to learn the routine. The theme this year is has yet to be determined, but the costume for this dance will be something you already own or can borrow. Each parent/daughter couple will have the choice to perform in one or all three recital performances. Anyone interested in participating must come to the first rehearsal to sign up. There will be a small fee of $10 per family, which will be invoiced on your account to pay for choreography and assistant teacher expenses.

 

Practice Schedule     

Wednesday, May 24             Dad’s & daughters                           7:00-8:00 pm                         Wednesday, May 24            Mom’s & daughters                          8:00-9:00 pm

Wednesday, May 31             Dad’s & daughters                            7:30-8:30 pm

Wednesday, May 31             Mom’s & daughters                          8:00-9:00 pm

Sunday, June 4                    Dad’s, Mom’s & daughters              2:00-3:00 pm

The date for the dress rehearsal at Eastview High School is Friday, June 9th 7:00 pm.

 

Grand Finale Dance

All dancers who are in the tap/jazz 1 levels, Int Hip Hop levels and higher will be learning the finale dance in April and May. Dancers will wear the black white and teal 2017 recital t-shirt or a plane black t-shirt, black shorts or leggings and any type of jazz of ballet shoes. Tan tights are also optional

Recital T-shirt order forms were e-mailed. We also have order forms and sample sizes at the front desk.

 

COMPETITION LINE AUDITIONS:

Auditions for our award winning competition lines are combined with our dance camps this summer. Therefore, any student interested in competition must attend one of the camps. Brochures are available at the front desk.

Our competition season is kicking off! Our first competition will be April 21-23 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. If you are considering trying out for a competition team next year, come cheer us on and experience competition dance! Other competition dates are: May 5-7 at BloomingtonKennedy High School and May 10-14 at the St. Paul Rivercenter.

5 YEAR ATTENDANCE

If you have danced with us for five years, please put your name on the list at the front desk to receive your award at the end of the year. Deadline to do this is April 15.

 

GET READY FOR SUMMER! Dance class and camp schedules are now available at the front desk.

2017/2018 Dance Schedule

Look for the 2017/2018 class schedule during parent’s week in May. Class recommendations for the following year will be given out at this time.   We hope that you will continue your dance education with us next year!

Rosemount Leprechaun Days Parade

Please join us again this year to march in Rosemount’s Leprechaun Days parade on Saturday, July 29th. If interested in participating, please check the website the beginning of July for all the details.