Tuesday, October 16, 2018

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 10/16/2018

COMPANY REHEARSALS AND INFO FOR THE WEEK OF 10/16/2018

We hope everyone had a wonderful Fall Break!

Here is the rehearsal schedule and info for this week:

Thursday, October 18th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production Class/Rehearsals

Friday, October 19th from 6 - 7:30pm
Salute - Kate, Mary-Ashley, Alyssa & Kali

Saturday, October 20th from 3 - 6pm
Hotel California

Please remember to check the full rehearsal schedule for upcoming rehearsals and updates:

http://desertstardancer.blogspot.com/2018/09/dsd-company-rehearsal-schedule-oct-2018.html

Christmas Festival Performances

Sr. Company will be performing several numbers at our upcoming Christmas Festival on Saturday, December 15th.  Some of you may have already received emails on some additional classes that will be performing also.  This year there will be a participation fee and for company members this fee is $15 per student (not per dance).  Please disregard the $20 fee if you received an email for a class your child is also performing in.  This fee will be due along w/ your December tuition.  

We will be sending information soon on what company numbers your child will be performing at the Christmas Festival along w/ costume info.

SUNS Halftime Performance

Rehearsals have been set for our halftime performance. Please refer to the link above for this full rehearsal schedule.

A choreography fee of $40 for this number will be due w/ your November tuition along w/ a $60 costume deposit.  We will deduct the $40 from your company deposit and run the costume deposit automatically w/ your November tuition.

Halloween
The studio will be closed and no classes on Wednesday, October 31st for some Halloween fun!


Thank you and have a great week.



Tuesday, October 2, 2018

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 10/2/2018

COMPANY REHEARSALS AND INFO FOR THE WEEK OF 10/2/2018

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

Thursday, October 4th from 7 - 8:30pm
Guest Teacher - Cody Pickens (Free for DSD Company Members)

Friday, October 5th from 6 - 8pm
Hotel California

Saturday, October 6th from 2 - 5pm
Hotel California

Dancers for new company numbers:

Hotel California ($60 costume deposit due on Monday, October 15th)
Mea Grifin
Paityn Frye
Grace Rucka
Ashleigh Taylor
Jayda Kelly
Sydney Howell
Olivia Howell
Taylor Hammond
Destinee Amistoso
Madeline Wyatt
Emily Stopher

Dream On
Logan Holmes
Amy Morales
Beka Martinez
Paris Sheridan
Sydney Hammond
Kimberly Courtney
Mary-Ashley Sheridan
Kate Yetter
Erin Dyer
Bella Sorrentino
Alyssa Reesing
Emma Wilson
Jadelyn Narido

Company Rehearsal Schedule
We posted the rehearsal schedule for October - January last week on the blog.  Please check this schedule for upcoming rehearsals and/or updates.

http://desertstardancer.blogspot.com/2018/09/dsd-company-rehearsal-schedule-oct-2018.html

KAR Dance Competition
Invoices were sent last week for KAR.  Please let us know if you did not receive your invoice and we will re-send to you.  Competition fees for KAR are due next Wednesday, October 10th.  We will be running your card on file for these fees unless you let us know otherwise.

Fall Break
The studio will be closed for Fall Break from Monday, October 8th - Sunday, October 14th.  

Thank you and have a great week!



Friday, September 28, 2018

DSD COMPANY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE OCT 2018 - JANUARY 2019

OCTOBER 2018

Thursday, October 18th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production Class/Rehearsals

Saturday, October 20th from 3 - 6pm
Hotel California

Thursday, October 25th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production Class/Rehearsals

Friday, October 26th from 4:30 - 7pm
Black and Gold
Moonlight Sonata

Saturday, October 27th
Megan Branch from 2 - 3:30pm (She will be looking for dancers for a new number)

Black and Gold & Moonlight Sonata from 4 - 6pm

NOVEMBER 2018

Thursday, November 1st from 7 - 9pm
SUNS

Friday, November 2nd from 4:30 - 8pm
SUNS

Saturday, November 3rd - from 2:30 - 6pm
SUNS

Thursday, November 8th from 7 - 9pm
Dress Rehearsal for KAR

Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11th - KAR

Thursday, November 15th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production Class/Rehearsals

Friday, November 16th from 6 - 8pm
Christmas Rehearsals - Santa Baby

Saturday, November 17th from 2 - 4pm
SUNS

Monday, November 19th from 7 - 9pm
Master Class w/ Jessica Starr

Thursday, November 29th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production Class/Rehearsals

Friday November 30th from 6 - 8pm
Christmas Rehearsals - Sleigh Ride

DECEMBER 2018

Saturday, December 1st from 2 - 4pm
Christmas Rehearsals - Christmas Island

Thursday, December 6th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production - Christmas Rehearsals

Saturday, December 8th from 2 - 5pm
Sr. Company Production - Christmas Rehearsals

Thursday, December 13th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production - Christmas Rehearsals

Saturday, December 15th - Holiday Festival from 3 - 6:30pm

Thursday, December 20th from 7 - 9pm
SUNS

JANUARY 2019

Saturday, January 5th from 3 - 5pm
SUNS

Thursday, January 10th from 7 - 9pm
SUNS

Friday, January 11th from 4 - 6pm
SUNS - Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, January 12th
SUNS Halftime Performance

Game time on this day at 7pm at Talking Stick Resort Arena

Rehearsal dates and times are subject to change.  We will notify you as soon as possible when these changes arise.



Tuesday, September 25, 2018

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 9/25/2018

COMPANY REHEARSALS AND INFO FOR THE WEEK OF 9/25/2018

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

Thursday, September 27th from 7 - 9pm
Master Class w/ Dr. Alexis Sams

Friday, September 28th from 6:30 - 8:30pm
ALL Sr. Company/Production Rehearsal

Saturday, September 29th from 11am - 3pm
EPIK Workshop
(Teen Ballet 3 & Teen Ballet 4 will be combined from 9:15am - 10:45am on this day)

Sunday, September 30th from 4:30 - 6pm
Human (KAR)

We will be posting a rehearsal schedule for the next few months by the end of the week.

KAR Dance Competition
Invoices for KAR will be sent in the next day or two.  Below is a list of numbers that will be competing at this competition along w/ the fees and due date.

Human
Hotel California
Bring em' Out
Mueve
Sorry Not Sorry
Moonlight Sonata
Black and Gold
Salute
A Wink and a Smile
Me and My Baby
Princess Florine Bluebird
Betta Watch Yo'self

Fees are as follows and will be due by October 10th:
Groups - $46 per dance/per dancer
Duet/Trio - $52 per dance/per dancer
Solo - $110 per dance

SUNS Rehearsals
Rehearsals for the SUNS halftime performance:

Thursday, November 1st
Friday, November 2nd
Saturday, November 3rd

Please mark these dates on your calendar and be available for rehearsals this weekend.  Times for the above dates will be sent soon along w/ other scheduled rehearsals for this event.












Tuesday, September 18, 2018

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 9/18/2018

COMPANY REHEARSALS AND INFO FOR THE WEEK OF 9/18/2018

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

Thursday, September 20th from 7 - 9pm
"Human" rehearsal for U of A/AJDS

Those not in this number do not need to attend Production class on this night.

Friday, September 21st from 5 - 6:30pm
"Human" rehearsal for U of A/AJDS

There will be NO rehearsal for "Human" on Saturday, Sept 22nd.

There will be an additional rehearsal for "Human" scheduled for Sunday, Sept 30th - time TBA.  We will notify you as soon as possible of the time for this day and of any future rehearsals for this number.

KAR Dance Competition
KAR is scheduled for Friday, Nov 9th - Sunday, Nov 11th.  Invoices will be sent within the next week of what numbers will be competing at this competition.  If you have a solo, duet or trio that you would like to compete at this event please let the front desk know so we can add that number to your invoice.

EPIK Workshop 
The EPIK workshop is next Saturday, Sept 29th!  We will be sending a revised schedule for ballet on that day.  Workshop starts at 11am and goes until 3pm.  Unless you have let us know otherwise we have enrolled all Sr. Company for this event and deducted the $60 fee from your company deposit.

SAVE THE DATE! - Reminders

Here are a some SAVE THE DATE reminders:

Master Class w/ Jessica Starr
Monday, November 19th from 7 - 9pm

DSD Holiday Festival
Saturday, December 15th from 3:00 - 6:30pm

SUNS Halftime Performance
Saturday, January 12th - time TBA

Thank you and have a great week!






Tuesday, September 11, 2018

WEEKLY COMPANY INFO 9/11/2018

COMPANY REHEARSALS AND INFO FOR THE WEEK OF 9/11/2018

Here is the rehearsal schedule for this week:

Thursday, September 13th from 7 - 9pm
Sr. Company Production Class - Miss Ann will be selecting those for Hotel California and Miss Audrey will be evaluating dancers for a new piece.

Next Thursday Miss Ashley and Miss Audrey will be working w/ Sr. Co to set new pieces.  We will notify you once selections have been make along w/ rehearsal fees.

Saturday, September 15th from 12:30 - 2pm
Human - this rehearsal is for those original dancers in Human and new dancers asked to participate in this piece for the U of A/AJDS.  We will be sending a separate email regarding this event w/ more details.

SAVE THE DATES!

Monday, November 19th from 7 - 9pm
Jessica Starr will be teaching a master class on this date.  The fee for this class will be $35 and all Sr. Co will be required to attend - mark your calendars.

Saturday, January 12th
SUNS game!  We have scheduled our halftime performance for the SUNS for this date.  A rehearsal schedule will be sent next week.

Thank you and have a great week!





Tuesday, September 4, 2018

WEEKLY COMPANY & WOD INFO 9/4/2018

COMPANY AND WOD REHEARSALS AND INFO FOR WEEK OF 9/4/2018

Here is the rehearsal schedule and info for company and WOD for this week:

Tuesday, September 4th from 4 - 6pm (During Hip Hop 5 & Hip Hop 4)
Bring em' Out

Thursday, September 6th from 7 - 9pm (During Company Production)
Bring em' Out - DRESS REHEARSAL

Those not in "Bring em Out" do not need to attend classes on Sept 4th and Sept 6th.


WOD News
We should be receiving our Welcome Packet from WOD soon and will send out final details once we receive it.  Please remember that parents, family and friend that will be attending need to purchase a ticket.  Here is the link to purchase your ticket on-line:

https://wod.ticketspice.com/2018-arizona


EPIK Dance Workshop
We are hosting a Dance Workshop featuring four talented members of EPIK Dance Company. Senior Company dancers are required to attend our EPIK Dance Workshop as the level of education during this event will be amazing. And, Swerve TV will be filming our EPIK Dance Workshop, so please have your dancer come dressed to impress!

EPIK Dance Workshop is:
  • Saturday September 29 from 11 am - 3 pm
  • $60 for all four, one hour classes
  • Intermediate/Advanced dance friends are welcome! 
  • All Senior Company dancers will be enrolled and the $60 workshop fee will be deducted from your Company Deposit on Tuesday, September 4th and confirm your dancer's participation 
Thank you and have a great week!