Dance students will be focusing on technique this week. Ballet is our foundation for all of our dance styles. We will be adding skills and working to maintain our placement and technique in these new skills. Please check our performance dates below to ensure your dancer has included these mandatory performances in their schedule.
PLEASE REVIEW THE FORMAL PERFORMANCE AND REHEARSAL SCHEDULE BELOW. REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES ARE MANDATORY AND INCLUDED IN DANCER'S EVALUATION AND NINE WEEK GRADE. ALL CONFLICTS SHOULD BE COMMUNICATED TO MRS. HANCOCK WITHIN THE FIRST 4 WEEKS OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS TO RECEIVE AN ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT. LAST MINUTE CONFLICTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED EXCUSED. STUDENTS WHO HAVE AN EMERGENCY, ILLNESS OR INJURY WILL BE PROVIDED WITH ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT FOR THEIR EVALUATION GRADE.
Wednesday, Dec. 9th - Dress Rehearsal for ARTStravaganza Dance Concert at VCMS gymatorium (Time 3:00-6:00 pm)
Friday, Dec. 11th - ARTStravaganza Dance Concert at VCMS gymatorium (doors open 5:30 pm, curtain is 6:00 pm)
Friday, Feb. 5th - Student Choreography Concert
Wednesday, May 4th OR Thursday, May 5th - Dress Rehearsal for Spring Dance Concert at "The Sharon" (Time and assigned day TBA)
Friday, May 6th (7:00 pm) OR Saturday, May 7th (2:00 pm) OR Saturday, May 7th (7:00 pm) - Spring Dance Concert at "The Sharon" (Assigned day TBA)
Our dance class uniform is classical black dance attire. Please have your class uniform and dance shoes by Tuesday, Sept. 8th.
A. Ladies: Black tank style leotard or biketard with high back to cover undergarments, black bottoms (shorts, skirt, skort, capris, or pants), tan jazz shoes and pink ballet slippers
B. Men: Black dance or warm up pants, black t-shirt or tank top, black ballet slippers and tan jazz shoes.
**Please note: Undergarments should not be visible unless ladies are wearing a black sports bra under their leotard or biketard. Men should wear athletic sliders or a dance belt under their dance pants or warm up pants