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Advanced Dance Auditions!!

On February 20th, students who wish to audition for Advanced Dance for the following school year (2018-2019), will come to the cafetorium afterschool until 4:30pm, to learn the choreography.
 
On February 22nd, students will be auditioned from 3-4:30 in the cafetorium. 
 
Results will be posted by the attendance window on Friday, February 23rd.

URGENT POST FOR 2ND PER. DANCE PARENTS/GUARDIANS

Due to the high volume of school buses after school, our bus from the Whittier Center Theatre will pick us up at 3:30pm. We will arrive back on campus at approximately 4:00pm.
 
Thank you for your understanding.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN DANCE!!

* DECEMBER 11TH (MONDAY), MANDATORY REHEARSAL AFTER-SCHOOL FROM 3:00PM-4:30PM.
 
*DECEMBER 14TH (THURSDAY), SHOWTIME!! 6:00PM-7:00PM
 
*DECEMBER 15TH (FRIDAY), SHOWTIME DURING SCHOOL HOURS!!
 
*ALL EVENTS ARE MANDATORY AND A VITAL COMPONENT TO OUR DANCE PROGRAM!!
 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT IN THE PERFORMING ARTS!!

Attention EVERYONE!!

I am happy to announce that our next dance show will be on December 14th, Thursday evening, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. The title/theme is HAPPY HOLLADAZE!!
 
Please feel free to email me should you have any questions. Most of the costume items will be furnished with just a few exceptions. Your child may ask that you purchase their own set of Christmas/Elf-type socks!

ATTENTION ALL DANCERS!!!

THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, FROM 9:00AM-12:OO NOON, WE WILL HAVE A MANDATORY ALL CAST REHEARSAL. IT IS SUPER, SUPER, IMPORTANT THAT EVERYONE BE IN ATTENDANCE TO RUN THE SHOW AND BE PREPARED FOR OUR UPCOMING SHOWS. GET EXCITED!!!
 
SHOW DATES!!
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27TH DURING SCHOOL....WAITING FOR DETAILS FROM ADMINISTRATION.
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH AT 6:00 PM TO 7:00PM
CALL TIME FOR DANCERS IS 4:30PM. I WILL STAY ON CAMPUS, SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO HOME AND COME BACK....UNLESS YOU WANT TO..
 
DANCE PERFORMANCES ARE MANDATORY, AND HAVE A POINT VALUE OF 25 POINTS PER SHOW!!
 

Dance Shows Dates for Fall 2017!!

Our fall dance show dates are as follows:
 
Halloween Show 18---------------------------------Monday, October 30 6:00-6:30pm
 
VAPA Night--------------------------------------------Thursday, December 14. THIS IS A TENTATIVE DATE. OFFICIAL DATE IS UNDER DISCUSSION!!
 
**DETAILS TO FOLLOW**
 
Thank you for your continued support!

DANCE PERFORMANCE UPDATES FOR MAY!

In the month of May, 2017, our dancers will be participating in three shows as follows:
 
May 10, dancers will perform after school for the teachers at 1:00 pm-2:00pm. This is on a Wednesday/modified day. They will perform Our 70's Dance Show.
 
Sometime during the week of May 15 to the 19th, dancers will perform dances from our new show Echele! This is in celebration of culture, dance, unity, and diversity. Exact date and time will be determined.
 
May 31, dancers will participate in the the Visual & Performing Arts Showcase, for the 5th graders in our surrounding area. This will take place in our cafetorium from 9:00am-11:00am. We will perform selected dances from throughout this school year.
 
Thank you for your continued support in the performing arts!

MANDATORY REHEARSALS FOR OUR 70'S DANCE SHOW!!!!

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, we will run the entire show will all classes, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, we will have a dress rehearsal (costumes only) and run the entire show from 9am to 11:30am.
 
These rehearsals are mandatory.  Your attendance is required.
 
THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
 

UPCOMING PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR DANCERS!

We have two performances coming up soon!
 
The first, is our Spring Dance Concert 2017: Our '70's Show!
DATE: March 30th(Thursday)
TIME: 6:00pm
WHERE: NPAA Cafetorium
CALL TIME FOR DANCERS: 4:30pm. Check-in with Ms. Rico in dance room.
Approximate length of show 45-55 minutes.
 
The second show is for the ERUSD Health Fair
DATE: April 1st (Saturday)
TIME: 9:45am-10:25am
WHERE: The parking lot across the street from El Rancho High School.
CALL TIME FOR DANCERS: 9:00 am SHARP! Please come dressed in costume, make-up, hair, etc. 

IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR DANCERS!

We have a mandatory dress rehearsal on Tuesday (12/13), immediately afterschool until approximately 4:30.
On Thursday ( 12/15) we will quickly run the show immediately afterschool. This should only taker about 45 minutes.
Our call time is 6:00pm on Thursday (12/15). Showtime is at 7:30 pm.