Christmas is Coming!

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The Dance Academy’s 2009 Christmas Celebrations!

Our Adult Christmas party will be held on Friday, December 18th starting at 8pm. We wish to extend an invitation to all student and parents. We hope you can all make it!

Our Children’s Christmas party will be on Saturday, December 19th from 10:30am-12:30pm. There will be games, a sing along, lots of treats and of course Santa will be making a special trip to the studio all the way from the North Pole!

Can’t wait to see you there,

Ashley and Lisa

Christmas Parade 2009!

We wish to extend congratulations to the members of The Dance Academy’s Youth, Junior, and Senior Performing Groups and well as our hip hops students who participated in the Downtown Santa Clause Parade! You all did a fantastic job!

The Youth Performing Group 2009
The Youth Performing Group 2009
Hip Hops Students
Hip Hops Students
The Junior Performing Group and members of The Senior Performing Group 2009
The Junior Performing Group and members of The Senior Performing Group 2009
All aboard!
All aboard!

HALLOWEEN PARTY!

Come Join Us Saturday, October 31st

for our

First Annual Halloween

Spooktacular!!

 

 

 

Don’t forget to dress up in your best costume-parents too :)

There will be a magic show as well as games, prizes, loot bags and lots of fun activities.

 

 9:45am-12:00pm

*Magician will be starting at 10am sharp*

 
 
If any parents would like to bring some treats (ie; cookies, cake, cupcakes or other) that would be great!!  Please remember that we are a peanut free studio!

 

See you there!

Ashley and Lisa

 

Please note: There are no regularly scheduled classes on Saturday to accomodate the partying!

Class Cancellations

October 28th, 2009

All classes for Lisa will be cancelled today, Wednesday October 28th due to illness.

Ashley’s classes will be going ahead as regularly scheduled.

Thank you for your understanding,

Ashley and Lisa

 

October 27th, 2009

One of our senior dancers has been recently diagnosed with the H1N1 virus.  She is at the studio all of the time, is a member of the senior performing group, and is in close contact with both of us.

Due to the fact that we have been exposed to the virus – and are not feeling well ourselves, we have decided to cancel classes for today, Tuesday, October 27th. We do not want to spread the virus and we would also like the opportunity to completely disinfect the studio before you come back for classes.

The diagnosed student was quite sick and ended up in the ER so we are trying to be cautious and we hope you understand.

Lisa and Ashley

Month Two Fees

It is that time again…

Just a notice to all those students who are paying monthly that Month Two fees are due beginning the week of Saturday, October 17th.

Pre-authorized payment forms are also avilable in the office for those wishing to have their monthly fees automatically charged to their Visa or Mastercard.

Upcoming Performances

October 22nd: The Protected Area Society Fundraiser

November 8th: An Evening of Music and Dance in support of The Lung Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

*Tickets for this performance can be purchased through The Arts and Culture Center box office (709) 729-3900

November 29th: The Downtown Santa Clause Parade

Check back soon for additional performance dates

Clothing Orders

Just a reminder that clothing order forms are due in no later than Saturday, October 17, 2009.

Order forms and samples are available in the office.

Studio Opening Delayed

Hi everybody!

Thanks to everyone who has come out to see our new studio and register for your fall classes. We were very excited to see everyone after the summer break and to meet all of our new students and parents. If you haven’t registered yet be sure to get in contact soon, there is still time!

We are very excited to begin our new dance season at our new location unfortunately, this start will have to be delayed. The inspections we need to gain occupancy into our building have not been completed yet. So unfortunately this means that we will have to begin our dance season two weeks late – the official opening will be Saturday, September 26th. This allows the contractor time to get the necessary inspections needed.

We are very disappointed in these recent developments, but we know it will be worth the wait! Thank you to everyone for being understanding and supportive during this exciting (but sometimes stressful) time!

Thank you for all your support and understanding! See you in two weeks!!

Ashley and Lisa

Registration Days

Registration for our 2009-2010 dance season will begin on Thursday, September 3rd!!

  • September 3rd and 4th- Registration 2pm-8pm
  • September 5th and 6th – Registration 10am-4pm
  • September 8th-10th – Registration 2pm-8pm

If you are not pre-registered, have any questions,  or need a registration form – please contact us!!

thedanceacademy@live.ca
or give us a call at 237-7007

We look forward to seeing you at our new studio!!

Ashley and Lisa

Coming Soon to The Dance Academy

Keep checking back for more exciting upcoming events and workshops including:

  • Hula hoop Workshop
  • Bellydancing Workshop
  • Tumbling, falling and lifting workshops
  • Stage Make up Seminar
  • Movie and Sleepover Night

Providing dance classes and workshops in eastern St. John's, Newfoundland