ALLERGIES ~ ANAPHYLACTIC
Thank you to everyone for taking care and making our studio NUT FREE. This includes all food that contains nuts too!
PARENT VIEWING: Next viewing week starts February 1 - 7, 2019 ~ last viewing for 2018/19 dance year. We can't wait for you to join us!
FAMILY DAY: Monday, February 18 - the studio will be Closed
March 1, 7pm, at Charlie White Theatre in Sidney. All Additional Performance Opportunity Dancers will perform in Stage Stars. A shake down dance performance. Tickets will be available February 1, Please click here to order tickets.
WEATHER OR NOT?
If we do have inclement weather (lots of snow, black ice) in the next month, the best way to check to see if the studio is open is by checking this web site.
KIX 'N RHYTHM
Saturday, March 2, 7:00pm ~ UVIC
KIX 'N RHYTHM
Saturday,March 2, 630pm, at University Farquhar Auditorium at UVic. All Competition Dancers will perform in "Kix ‘N Rhythm.” A shake down performance for our Competition Team. Tickets will be available Feb 5, please click here.
Calendar Of Closures
The Studio will be closed during these dates.
Monday, February 18, 2019
March 18 - 23 - 1 week only
April 19, 20 and Monday, April 22
PRIMARY TAP SHOE LACES
It is time to say good-bye to the black satin laces in our tap shoes (primary dancers) Please replace the laces with a dance shoe ties (available at the studio office $6) or a piece of black elastic. No more laces coming undone hurray!
PERSONAL KIT SAMPLES
The company that has Secret Antiperspirant and Always Feminine Hygiene Products has sent us some sample packs (female & male.) Samples are limited, if your Dancer is 9+ years - please ask at the office desk if you are wanting one for your Dancer.
2019 RECITAL AND DRESS REHEARSAL DATES
Please mark these dates down and keep these dates open. All classes will perform in one rehearsal and one recital.
RECITALS: May 10, 11, (2 shows on the 11th.) DRESS REHEARSALS: April 30, May 1, 2 ~ Dress Rehearsals and Recitals take place at the University Farquhar Auditorium and UVIC. The Recital Breakdown of what class performs in which show will be available in mid February. If you have more than one child dancing or a child taking more than one class a week, please be aware that you could be involved in more than one show. This would mean purchasing tickets for all shows you plan on attending.
WHICH RECITAL DOES MY CLASS DANCE IN?
The Recital Break Down List info (which dress rehearsal and recital each class will be in) will be available and listed in your KCDS this year. Once the info is in your KCDS account you will receive an email.
The next time with the RAD Examiner will be between May 26 - June 21, 2019. Dancers ready for their exam will be notified In March. The balance of the RAD exam entry fee will be due in March 2019.
COSTUMES - Everyone please have costumes organized by March 31
Studio seamstresses are busy sewing and orders for ready-made costumes continue to be placed and have started to arrive. Distribution takes time and will start at the beginning of March (or sooner.) So if we get to the middle of March and you don't have a costume yet please get in touch with us and we can update you. Please remember having your dancers costume organized is your responsibility, but we are here to help. To find out what is happening with costumes please give us a call, e-mail us through our web site or drop by the studio office. Keeping in touch with us will be very helpful. Please label costume pieces and dance shoes with your dancer's name.
Karen Clark Dance Studio
is in it's 30th year
Established in 1988
Welcome Miss Xiamara
Miss Xiamara is a 2nd year student at UVic studying kinesiology and is from Regina, Saskatchewan. She has been dancing since she was two and trained at Martin School of Dance & Baton Twirling in RAD ballet, ADAPT jazz, acro, lyrical, modern, contemporary and hip hop. Her favorite discipline is acro, and she has taken her module 1 acrobatic arts teachers certification. A fun fact about Xiamara is that she is currently training to represent team Canada in the upcoming Gymnaestrada FIG gala in Austria in the summer of 2019. Xiamara looks forward to joining the Faculty at Karen Clark Dance Studio and passing on some of her knowledge to the students.
DANCE DURING DRESS REHEARSAL AND RECITAL WEEK
No regular dance classes the weeks of April 29. See you at the Dress Rehearsals.
No regular classes during the week of May 6. See everyone at the Recitals.
RAD Ballet : during the weeks of April 29 and May 6 will run as normal unless a dancer has dress rehearsal.
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COBS Bread, our neighbours in the Royal Oak Shopping Centre are lending us a hand to raise funds for "Studio Life” – a program that helps under privlidged dancers in our community. When you shop at COBS Bread, simply mention to the sales assistant that you are a parent, teacher, dancer from Karen Clark Dance Studio. 5% of the total sales will be donated back to the Studio ... yipeee! So if you are in COBS making a purchase please mention our name ~ Thank you very much!
GRADUATION, 5/10/15/20/25 YEAR DANCERS
If your dancer is graduating grade 12/University or has been with us for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 years and will be receiving their award please confirm this by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
CREWJam 2019 Date ~ COMPETITION TEAM HIP HOP CREWS
Wednesday, February 27, 5:00-6:30pm
If you are in a CREW - mark this date and time on your Calendar! Here comes CREWjam 2019!
All CREWS come together to perform for each other. All CREWS ~ Wednesday, February 27, 5:00-6:30pm. CREWs on Tuesday and Friday will still have their CREW class at their normal day and time. 2NewCREW & LittleRascalsCREW will have their class from 5:00-6:30pm on February 27.
NO COSTUMES - PLEASE REMEMBER: Dress in black and wear your CREW shoes!