ALLERGIES ~ ANAPHYLACTIC
Thank you to everyone for taking care and making our studio NUT FREE. This includes all food that contians nuts too!
We hope you had a great holiday season. All the best in 2024.
PINK SHIRT DAY
Wednesday, February 28
Dancer are welcome to wear PINK!
February 10, UVic
Dance Studio Community coming together to raise money for Pediatric Oncology in Victoria BC.
Dancers Edge, CREW 5 will be peforming on behalf of KCDS!
Costume orders have been placed. By the end of January we will have some confirmations along with a photos of class costumes. When are Recital costumes handed out? We start the process in the new year as soon as we start to receive them. This gives us time to take care of alterations and make sure that we are all ready in time to hit the stage on May 3 & 4.
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.
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!
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!
2024 Classes start on Saturday January 6
Calendar Of Closures
The Studio will be closed during these dates.
First class back Saturday, January 6
Monday, February 19,
March 25 - 28 - 1 week only
March 29, 30, 31, April 1,
MAY LONG WEEKEND
MAY 18, 19, 20, – NO RAD EXAM BALLET
Thank you Dance Families!
2024 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. We will head into our dance year with this goal in mind and be ready if changes are necessary.
RECITALS: May 03, 04, (2 shows on the 4th.)
DRESS REHEARSALS: April 23, 24, 25. The Recital Breakdown of what class performs in which show will be available in early 2024.
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.
The next time with the RAD Examiner will be between May 22 - June 24, 2024. Dancers ready for their exam will be notified In March. The balance of the RAD exam entry fee will be due in March 2024.
WHICH RECITAL DOES MY CLASS DANCE IN?
The Recital Break Down information will be listed in your KCDS account mid March. We will let you know when it is available.
PARENT VIEWING - February 1 - 7
Friday, February 23, 7:00pm
A solo, duo, trio, quad and small group
February 23, 7pm, at Charlie White Theatre in Sidney. Additional Performance Opportunity for solos, duos, trios, quads and select small groups. A shake down dance performance helping our dancers prepare for competitions. Tickets will be on sale February 1. All are welcome to be part of our audience.
KIX 'N RHYTHM
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 on sale TBA
Kix 'N Rhythm is our Competition Team Showcase - all are welcome to be part of our audience.
If you have questions please contact us by phone 250-658-0445 or email . We answering these questions a lot this time of year.
Q: May a dancer join 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 2024 for the 2024/2025 dance year.
Q: Will there be a 2's in Tutus class in the new year.
A: Yes, February 6 - March 5, 5 classes for $65.00. Please click here to register.
Q: When will the 2024/2025 schedule be ready?
A: Our new schedule will be available in June 2024.
Q: My Dancer danced in 2023 and not in 2024. When can we register for 2023/24?
A: Dancers with us in 2023/2024 will have first chance to register for 2024/2025. Then we will open registration for to new Dancers.