Competition & Performing Line Updates!

Hello parents,

I hope you had a wonderful weekend! It was great to see so many of you at the movie on Saturday!

Competition Hair- You have all been waiting....we have decided on - a bun with a middle part! No braids this year:) We will update the hair tutorial in the winter. Sunbeams and possibly Cupids will have a different style FYI.

Company Cleaning Weekend time change- Everyone received an email, but to recap, the Company cleaning time for Friday, 11/9 is 6:15-9:15. Senior Elite is now coming on Saturday 4:15-7:15.

Honor Society Forms due - These were due Friday 10/5. Please turn in your forms this week if you have not already!

Volunteer opportunities - 1/12- Feed My Starving Children - sign up HERE

 10/28 -Darby's Dancer Chili Feed. Email Rhonda at boudewyns@midco.net if you are interested in helping!

11/16 or 11/17 2PM - Ushering or helping with Parking at the new Hanifl Performing Arts Center in WBL for Children's Performing Arts. Also boudewyns@midco.net if interested!

Middle School Goals lunch 10/20-Calling all 6th-8th graders! Come to the studio on 10/20 from noon-2PM to set goals and be inspired! We are making it simple, bring your own lunch and blanket to sit on! Sign up HERE

Workshop opportunity at Gustavus college -  Miss Kate's alma mater is hosting a FREE workshop for high school students. Here is the registration info:

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is excited to offer a workshop for high school students (grades 9-12) taught by Gustavus dance faculty. The workshopwill be held Saturday, October 27, 9:30am-3:30pm.

Visit this web page for the day's schedule, to register, and for more information. gustavus.edu/theatre-dance/danceworkshop. Cost is free, but registration is required. Space is limited, so please register early.

Future Absences - We have created a sheet for future absences (vacations, weddings, times where you know your child will be gone in advance). Please fill THIS form out and the front desk will notify teachers. 

Production over Thanksgiving weekend - We will NOT have Production on 11/25 over the Thanksgiving weekend. We WILL have practice over MEA weekend this month.

Miss Kaylee's Leadership nights - The dancers had a blast and learned so much last night! I hope you can make it to the next one in 2 weeks Mark your calendars- 10/14, 11/11, 1/27, 4/14. 8:00-9:00PM at the studio.

Musical Theater class/Acro- In addition to our Acro BOGO deal ($20/month!), we are now offering a special to our competition and performing line students to join our Musical Theater and Acting class for $20/month! Learn acting skills, musical theater dances, and more! Email me if you are interested.

Curtains on viewing windows - To ensure we have the full concentration of our students, we will only have the curtains open during the LAST WEEK of each month. 

Optional competitions -this year we will be offering 2 optional competitions for solos/duets/trios. Act 1 - 3/15-17 in Hopkins, and Eclipse - 4/12-14 at the Convention Center. Sign up HERE if you are interested.

If your child will be absent- Reminder - Please notify THE FRONT DESK at dancefactorydesk@gmail.com, or call the studio 651-464-6394 preferably by 4PM. 

Have a great week!

Jennifer