We hope you had a great holiday season. May 2021 hold health, happiness and hope!
Our Dancers are back in the studio in person - Yipeee! (The zoom link is still in your KCDS account - just in case we need it in the future.)
We await the January 8 PHO update from the BC Government. Once received, will make any necessary adjustment - including our adult classes.
Dancers / Family Traveling
If a Dancer or their Family traveled during the holidays . It is expected that the Dancer will not return to the studio for 14 days after they arrive back home.
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!
EYES UP PLEASE
It is dark early ... when around cars in our lot or on the street please be careful, don't bend down behind cars, keep your eyes up, stay to the middle of the parking lot when walking and look both ways before you cross the street.
ALLERGIES ~ ANAPHYLACTIC
Thank you to everyone for taking care and making our studio NUT FREE. This includes all food that contians nuts too!
WEATHER OR NOT?
If we do have inclement weather (lots of snow, black ice) in the next few months, the best way to check to see if the studio is open is by checking this web site.
MANAGING YOUR KCDS ACCOUNT ON-LINE
You can update your contact/account/payment information, check class times, on-line. Please go to our web site home page - click on the ‘Manage Your Account On-Line’ Log in with your e-mail address. Forgot your pass word – hit the ‘forgot your password’ button and away you go!
RECITAL AND COSTUME PAYMENT INFORMATION
Things will be different for our 2020/2021 dance year. Performance & Costume Fee: will not be collected for the 2020/2021 dance year until we are sure of holding a recital in 2021. Please mark these dates; recital dates, May 7, 8, 2021 and dress rehearsal dates on April 27, 28, 29 however we will not collect any recital fees until we are certain we can have a show.
Calendar Of Closures
The Studio will be closed during these dates.
First class back Thursday, January 7, 2021.
Monday, February 15, 2021
March 22 - 28 - 1 week only
April 2, 3, 4, 5
Karen Clark Dance Studio - Dance Fees
Dance fees are based on the instructional year, 8/9 months. A 1 hour class for the dance year cost is $440.00 (not including GST, registration fee and costume deposit.) Dance tuition may be paid all in October or you may pay monthly for a 8/9 month period. Example: The 8 month performance program offers 25 lessons for the dance year. Monthly payment terms are for your convenience. Lessons per month will vary.
RAD BALLET CLASSES
$80.00 Deposits paid on November 3, 2019 were moved to November 3, 2020. If your Dancer was new to the RAD Program your $80.00 Deposit was be posted to your KCDS account and charged in November 2020. RAD classes will continue working on syllabus. There will be no exams in the March session. We will continue to monitor the situation with covid-19. We are hopeful for a June 2021 exam session however at this time we have to wait and see.
This is a very different dance year. We sincerely thank you for your patience and commitment allowing us to do what we love ... DANCE! If you have questions please contact us by phone 250-658-0445 or email . Popular questions lately;
Q: Can we join dance class in the new year?
A: Our registration is full for our dance year - we are not able to take new Dancers at this time.
Q: When is the next time we can join KCDS?
A: Our next registration will be in June 2021 for the 2021/2022 dance year.
Q: Will there be a 2's in Tutus class in the new year.
A: We miss our 2's in Tutus so much. As soon as we are able to have class again - we will. When? All depends on what unfold with covid-19.
Q: When will the 2021/2022 schedule be ready?
A: Our new schedule will be available in June 2021.
Q: My Dancer danced in 2019 but not in 2020. Can we still register for 2021?
A: Dancers with us in 2020/2021 will have first chance to register for 2021/2022. Then we will open registration for Dancers from 2019 and then we will open registration to new Dancers.