In the office this year is Miss. Mary Lou, aka: Mumsie, (Karen and Richelle's Mom), along with Miss Debbie, Miss Sue, Miss Terri and Miss Rachael. Normally there is someone in the office Monday - Friday from 3:00 – 8:00pm and Saturday from 9:00-2:00pm. To reach the studio office the phone number is 250-658-0445.
PARENT VIEWING - October 15-21
As long as things stay on track with our dance year we are planning on Parent Viewing October 15-21.
A great time to support your dancer, video their dance and see how hard they are working.
ALLERGIES ~ ANAPHYLACTIC
Thank you to everyone for taking care and making our studio NUT FREE. This includes all food that contains nuts too!
Tuesday, October 31
The Dance Studio will be closed.
Have a safe and happy Halloween!
No Classes on Monday, October 9,
(Yes, there are class on Saturday, Oct 7 & Sunday, Oct 8 )
We are thankful for all our Studio Families!
Parents - Thank you for sending us a wonderful group of dancers. Thank you to all Dancers and Parents for Proper Dance Attire and hair pulled back. We are looking forward to a great year!
NEWSLETTER ON OUR WEB SITE
Our newsletters are posted on our web site on the 1st of each month. If you do not have Internet access please call the studio office and we will arrange a hard copy for you. Newsletters are very important to keep updated with studio information. Newsletters will not be sent to you – we ask that you go on line and read them.
CLASS WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS
Withdrawal for KCDS DANCERS: October 31, 2023
KCDS Dancers: Written notice (e-mail is acceptable) is required for withdrawal from class (es) and will be accepted until, Oct. 31, 2023. Please submit your written notice to us by the 30th of the month. This will result in you not being charged on the 1st of the next month. After October 31, 2023 it is expected that dancers will remain with the studio for the dance year, Sept 2023 to June 2024. Performance Fee Costume deposit(s) $95.00 class charged on November 2, 2023 ~ due after the drop out date of October 31, 2023 and are non-refundable. The RAD Exam deposit(s) $90.00/grade are charged on November 3, 2023.
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 2023.
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.
There is so much more going on at KCDS ! We are proud to be in our 35th year working towards guiding another generation through Dance!
"Dance is about performance and fun and dance is also about building life skills, self-confidence, self-esteem; models teamwork and co-operation, encourages a solid work ethic and positive attitude."
COSTUME FEE: Costumes are an exciting part of our performance. Costume money deposit of $95 per Dancer per class will be posted to your account and charged on November 2. Some costumes may require your attention with trim/accessories in making the finished product. Competition Team & Competition Class Costume Fee $110.00 will be posted to your account and will be charged on October 2,
RAD EXAM BALLET DEPOSIT: If your Dancer is in an Exam class the presentation / class award / exam deposit in the amount of $90 will be posted to your account and charged on November 3, 2023. The balance will be due in the Spring.
Every week - it gets darker sooner!
Please take care when parking, be mindful of vehicles on each side, don't bend down behind cars, keep your eyes up, stay to the middle of the parking lot when walking and look bboth ways before crossing the street. Thank you!
Media Fee - charged October 15.
Refundable until October 31, for non-competition dancers.
$12.00/family - recital video streaming 2024
$10.00/dancer/class - class & Ind photo in 2024
Example: 2 classes = $20.00
OPENS OCTOBER 11-20
STUDIO CLOTHING including JACKETS
Studio Clothing including Studio jackets will be available to order on-line starting Oct 11 - 20. Studio Jackets are for any dancer that wants one. All Competition Team Members require a KCDS jacket. CLICK HERE to log into your KCDS account, select “Search On-line Store.” Studio Jacket samples will be available in the studio office once they arrive.
Every week - it gets darker sooner!
Please take care when parking, be mindful of vehicles on each side, 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 crossing the street. Thank you!
Calendar Of Closures
The Studio will be closed during these dates.
Monday, October 9
Tuesday, October 31
Saturday, November 11
Tuesday, December 19 - Friday, January 5.
Last class Monday, December 18.
First class back Saturday, January 6 , 2024.
Monday, February 19, 2024
March 25 - 28 - 1 week only leading to EASTER
March 29, 30, 31, April 1, 2024
MAY LONG WEEKEND
MAY 18, 19, 20, 2024 – NO RAD EXAM BALLET
CLICKING ON A PHOTO WILL MAKE IT LARGER
Starts October 3 - 31
Session 2:February 6 - March 5
Register pleae click here
Competition Team & Competition Class Information
Competition Team & Class members please check the web site under the "CompTeam" Button often.
Competition dates, host hotel info is now posted. Please book your hotel now!
Performance Company Dancers will be attending Groove Street Dance Convention in Surrey at the end of October. Please contine to watch the website for updates. We are excited to spend this weekend with our dancers and look forward to seeing them shine on the dance floor! A big thank you to their Parents for making this trip possible!