Monday, September 9, 2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 9/9/2019

WEEKLY JR & SR COMPANY INFO FOR WEEK OF 9/9/2019

No extra rehearsals this week, just the regular scheduled company times listed on schedule.

Event Blog
We have posted the schedule of events for the year on the blog.  Here is that link:

http://desertstardancer.blogspot.com/2019/09/2019-2020-company-calendar-of-events.html

Day of Play Event
We will be putting together the show order of this event soon.  Look for more info to come in the next week or so.

KAR Dance Competition - Invoices
You will receive your invoice for KAR by next Friday. This invoice will show you what numbers your dancer will be competing in at this competition.  This competition does have the required media package that will be listed on your invoice also.  Fees are as follows:

Solos - $110 per solo
Duet/Trio - $52 per dancer
Groups - $46 per group
Media Package - $25/$35 family

As a reminder this competition is scheduled for Friday, November 8th - Sunday, November 10th at the Higley Center for the Performing Arts.

Save the Date! - SUNS Halftime Performance
Our game has been set for our SUNS halftime performance - Friday, January 10, 2020.  
Mark your calendars!

Thank you and have a great week ;)





2019 - 2020 COMPANY CALENDAR OF EVENTS


Titans of Dance Convention
Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ Phoenix Convention Center 










Chandler Day of Play
Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ Tumbleweed Park
Showtime is 9:45am - 10:05am - Show details to be posted soon!










KAR Dance Competition
November 8 - 10, 2019 @ Higley Center for the Performing Arts
Senior and Junior Company will be competing at this event.













Desert Star Dance's Annual Holdiay Celebration
Saturday, December 14, 2019 @ Desert Star Dance
More info to come soon!


SUNS Halftime Performance
Friday, January 10, 2020 @ Talking Stick Arena - Game time 7pm















Disneyland Performance
Spring Break March 2020















Family Easter Celebration
Saturday, April 11, 2020 @ Snedigar Sportsplex 









Celebrity Dance Competition
Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3, 2020 @ Mesa Arts Center
All companies will compete at this event













Production 2020 "17"
Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20, 2020 @ Mesquite High School















(All events are subject to change.  If an event arises, we will give you as much notice as possible)





















Monday, August 26, 2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 8/26/2019

WEEKLY JR & SR COMPANY INFO FOR WEEK OF 8/26/2019

No extra rehearsals this week, just the regular scheduled company times listed on schedule.

There will be classes as usual this Saturday, August 31st.

The studio will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, September 2nd.

Reminder - Company fees will be ran with your tuition on September 1st.  If you need to make other payment arrangements please contact the front desk.  The fees are as follows:

Sr. Company - $150
Jr. Company - $100

Thank you and have a great week!






Monday, August 19, 2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 8/19/2019

WEEKLY JR & SR COMPANY INFO FOR WEEK OF 8/19/2019

No extra rehearsals scheduled for this week, just regular company times already listed on the schedule.

Titans of Dance Convention
This is an event for ALL Jr. & Sr. Company members to attend.  This is a great one day convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center on Sunday, Sept 22nd.

IMPORTANT - We will automatically register your dancer for this convention unless you let us know otherwise.  The fee for this event is $135 and due this Friday, Aug 23rd.  We will run this amount with the card on file unless other arrangements are made through the front desk.

The line up for teachers at Titans this year is as follows:

Alex Wong
http://titansofdancetour.com/faculty/alex-wong/

Jaimie Goodwin
http://titansofdancetour.com/faculty/jaimie-goodwin/

Fik-shun
http://titansofdancetour.com/faculty/fik-shun/

Hannahlei Cabanilla  - This Seasons Winner!
https://www.dance-teacher.com/hannahlei-cabanillas-time-on-sytycd-changed-her-life-2639340415.html

Events and Company Fees
We emailed out the list of events last week.  Please let us know if you did not receive this information.  Along w/ the list of events, fees for Sr. and Jr. Company were listed.  These fees will be due with your September tuition:

Sr. Company Fee - $150
Jr. Company Fee - $100

Rehearsal fees and any master classes will be deducted from this company deposit.

Solos, Duets and Trios
If you are interested in a solo, duet or trio please see the front desk and fill out the appropriate paperwork to get the process started.

Thank you and have a great week!








Monday, June 3, 2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 6/3/2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO & REHEARSALS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/3/2019

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

Wednesday, June 5th
Thunderstruck from 2 - 4pm
Step in Time from 7 - 9pm

Thursday, June 6th
Welcome to the Jungle from 2 - 3:30pm
The Chain from 3:30 - 5pm
Sr Company (and boys) from 7 - 9pm

Friday, June 7th
Sr. Company (and boys) from 4:30 - 6:30pm
Step in Time from 6:30 - 8pm

Saturday, June 8th 
Sr. Company (and boys) from 2 - 4:30pm
Step in Time from 4:30 - 6pm

Sr. Company - Grease is now the opening number
As most of you already know, Grease will be the opening number for all three shows.  We will be updating the show orders and dress rehearsals schedules this week and post on the blog.  Once they have been posted we will send an email to notify you.

Registration for the 2019/2020 Season
We have extended the discount for registration for next year.  Please register by June 8th to take advantage of this special.

Company After Party Sign Up
Information for our annual after party was sent last week.  Please sign up a the front desk and let us know if you have any questions.  As a reminder the deadline to sign up is next Tuesday, June 11th.  If you need this email resent please let us know.


Monday, May 20, 2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 5/20/2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO & REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF 5/20/2019

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

Wednesday, May 22nd from 7 - 9pm
Step in Time/Jr. & Mini Co.

Thursday, May 23rd from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Co Rehearsals

Friday, May 24th from 5:15 - 6:30pm **NEW
Step in Time/Jr. & Mini Co.

Upcoming Thunderstruck rehearsals - Mr. Aaron has scheduled a few rehearsals for Thunderstruck:

Wednesday, May 29th from 8 - 9pm
Wednesday, June 5th from 8 - 9pm

There is the possibility of other rehearsals during the day and we will notify you once they have been scheduled.


Costuming for GREASE!

Costuming is underway for Grease!  Some dancers will be using their Nicest Kids in Town dresses and we ask that between now and this Thursday that everyone that was in that number to please bring in your dress and petticoat. We will go over more of the costuming in class on Thursday night.

Studio Closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day

The studio will be closed and there will be no classes on Monday, May 27th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.  

Thank you and have a great week!








Monday, May 13, 2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 5/13/2019

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO & REHEARSALS FOR WEEK OF 5/13/2019

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

SENIOR COMPANY  - "GREASE!" Rehearsals
Thursday May 16th from 7-9pm
Friday May 17th from 5-8pm
Saturday May 18th from 2-5pm


MINI & JR COMPANY - "STEP IN TIME" Rehearsals
Wednesday May 15th from 7 - 9pm
Friday May 17th from 5:15 - 6:30pm

Saturday May 18th from 4 - 6:30pm

We are in the process of ordering items to costume both of these numbers.  We will let you know soon once the costuming has been finalized.

Sr. Company Payment Reminder - We will be running the choreography fee of $25 for "Grease" on Wednesday, May 15th unless you let us know otherwise.

Remember to check the update full rehearsal schedule for upcoming rehearsals:

http://desertstardancer.blogspot.com/2019/05/rehearsal-schedule-may-and-june-for.html

Thank you and have a great week!