To The Pointe ~ Our Newsletter

March/April 2020

Important Dates

March 3-Competition form #2 and payment due

April 6-12-Closed for Spring Break

April 20-25 & April 27-May 2-Observation for non-competition classes. Please check schedule for your week.

May 2 & 3 – Picture Days at the studio.

Reminders

• Check your email, our Facebook and Instagram pages for weather- related school closings

• Elite apparel can still be purchased. Check the link on our website

• Photo weekend at the studio is Saturday & Sunday May 2 & 3. Check schedule for your time.

Note: If you haven’t gotten our email, please check your Spam / Junk mail

• Please check our Lost & Found. We will be donating unclaimed clothing and shoes soon.

Summer Class Schedule

Six week classes begin for all students Tuesday July 7 and Wednesday July 8. Classes are held once a week until Aug 18 & 19. NO CLASSES July 14 and 15. These classes are for competitive and non-competitive students of all ages through adult. Disciplines include tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop. Look for additional summer program details and full schedules, with registration form, in our summer brochure. The popular summer dance camps listed below are $150.00/week. The hours are 9:00am-noon.

“Disney Days” M-F (ages 3+ up) July 6-10

“Unicorn Magic” M-F (ages 3+ up) July 20-24

“Frozen 2” M-F (ages 3+ up) July 27-31

Our intensive program for the competitive and advanced dancers at the studio will be M-F Aug 3-7 and M-F Aug 10-14. Ages 12 and under attend 10am -1pm for $155.00/wk. Ages 13 and up attend 10am-3pm for $190.00/wk. We also added a ballet intensive for ages 8 – 12 and 13 & over Aug 17-20

Recital Information

Recitals will be Friday and Saturday June 19 & 20th at the Auditorium Theatre. You should have received an email that included picture dates and times, recital rehearsal dates and times, and the specific date of your child's recital. The studio does not accept requests for changes of recital days or times. The schedule is carefully planned with sibling

placement as our top priority, therefore we cannot honor individual requests. No tickets needed for recital.

Recital T-Shirt – Join the Spirit

Purchase recital t-shirt “Let the Adventure Begin” by April 4th. Order forms are available at the desk. Cost $20 each.

Birthday Parties at Elite

Have your child's next birthday party at the studio. Party-goers will enjoy a theme-based dance class with drinks and party goods provided. Optional craft also available ($1.00 extra). Parents supply cake or other refreshments. $12.00 per child.


Jan/Feb 2020

Happy New Year! The entire staff would like to thank you all for the cards, gifts and holiday wishes. They are all appreciated and we all look forward to a wonderful 2020.

January/February Dates

January 6- Classes resume

January 20-OPEN Martin Luther King Jr Day

February 1-Recital Fee Due-$100 first child, $75 second child, third child free

February 3- Competition Form #1 Due with payment

February 17-23- Closed Winter Break

February 28-Costume Balances Due

Reminders

• Check your email, our Facebook and Instagram pages for weather-related school closings

• Elite apparel can still be purchased. Check the link on our website homepage.

• Photo weekend at the studio is Saturday & Sunday May 2 & 3. More info to follow soon with your exact day and time.

• Please check our Lost & Found. We will be donating unclaimed clothing and shoes soon.

Summer Class Schedule

Six week classes begin for all students Tuesday July 7 and Wednesday July 8. Classes are held once a week until Aug 18 & 19. NO CLASSES July 14 and 15. These classes are for competitive and non-competitive students of all ages through adult. Disciplines include tap, jazz, ballet and hip hop. Look for additional summer program details and full schedules, with registration form, in our summer brochure, available soon on our website. Summer brochure also available soon at the studio. The popular summer dance camps listed below are $150.00/week. The hours are 9:00am-noon.

“Disney Days” M-F (ages 3+ up) July 6-10

“Unicorn Magic” M-F (ages 3+ up) July 20-24

“Frozen 2” M-F (ages 3+ up) July 27-31

Our intensive program for the competitive and advanced dancers at the studio will be M-F Aug 3-7 and M-F Aug 10-14. Ages 7-11 attend 10am -1pm for $160.00/wk. Ages 12 and up attend 10am-3pm for $200.00/wk. Registration for all summer classes will begin in February.

Recital Information

Recitals will be Friday and Saturday June 19 & 20 at the Auditorium Theatre. You will receive an email in March that will include picture dates and times, recital rehearsal dates and times, and the specific date of your child's recital. The studio does not accept requests for changes of recital days or times. The schedule is carefully planned with sibling placement as our top priority, therefore we cannot honor individual requests. No tickets needed for recital.

Dance Competition Team Payments #1 Due February 3

Competition charges for group dances only, are listed on your competition billing forms. If your child participates in a private lesson (solo, trio, duet), and you wish to enter that in a competition, please fill that in on your payment form. Submit the grand total of all group dances, solos, duets and trios. FORM MUST ACCOMPANY PAYMENT. We will not submit a competition entry for any student with an overdue account. All tuition and fees must be current.


Nov/Dec 2019

Classes are in session and we are off to a great start. Our recitals will be at the Auditorium Theatre on Friday

June 19 & Saturday June 20, 2020. No tickets are needed for recital. Rehearsals will be during the week prior

to recital, June 15-18 for all non-competitive classes. All competitive dancers will rehearse at the Auditorium in

March.

Reminders

Nov/Dec- Competition Team fee due: $100.00 – All Competition students.

Friday November 1- Costume deposits are due. $40.00 each costume.

Monday November 11- Open for Veteran's Day

Wednesday November 27 through Sunday December 1- Studio is closed for Thanksgiving.

Saturday December 7- Candy pick-up from 9:00am-1pm.

Monday-Saturday December 2-7- Observation Week #1

Monday-Saturday December 9-14- Observation Week #2

Monday 12/23-Sunday 1/5 – Studio is closed for the holiday break.

Birthday Parties at Elite

Have your child's next birthday party at the studio. Party-goers will enjoy a theme-based dance class with drinks

and party goods provided. Optional craft also available ($1.00 extra). Parents supply cake or other refreshments.

$12.00 per child.

Tuition Payments

Tuition is due on the first class of each month. Statements are emailed each month indicating balances due.

Dance Shoe Requirements

Check our website for the color, style and brand of dance shoes that your child needs for all classes. Ideally,

students should be practicing, and learning their dances while wearing the required shoes that they will be

performing in at recital. Please mark shoes with your child's name.

Lost and Found

Check the plastic bin in the back lobby for any clothing, shoes or water bottles you may be missing. We empty the bin often and toss or donate items that have been left in the Lost and Found for any extended period of time.

Elite Merchandise

Go to our website and check out the new Elite clothing and new duffel bag. Order early for the holidays. Click

the link found on the home page of the website.

Calling all Dance Moms & Dads

If you are interested in performing in Recital 2020, email us at elitestudioofdance@hotmail.com. No dance experience is required and there is no fee to participate. Rehearsals begin Thursday January 9, 2020 from 8:00- 8:45pm. Come and join the fun!


Sept/Oct 2019

Welcome to the 2019-20 dance season at Elite Studio of Dance! Classes will start Monday, September 9. We are looking forward to a great start to the 2019-2020 dance season. Our recitals will be at the Auditorium Theatre on Friday June 19 & Saturday June 20, 2020. No tickets are needed for recital. Rehearsals will be during the week prior to recital, June 15-18 for all non-competitive classes. All competitive dancers will rehearse at the Auditorium in March.

Reminders

Saturday, September 21- Competition Team Parent Meeting 1pm @ studio

Monday, September 23-Saturday 28- Bring a Friend to Dance

Monday, September 30-Niagara Chocolate candy sales begin

Tuesday, October 1- Privates lessons and Competition Team Optionals begin

Monday, October 14- Closed for Columbus Day

Thursday, October 31- Closed for Halloween

Nov/Dec- Competition Team fee due: $100.00 – All Competition students

Friday, November 1- Costume deposits are due. $40.00 each costume

Monday, November 11- Open for Veteran's Day

Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1- Studio is closed for Thanksgiving

Elite Studio of Dance on Social Media Sites

In addition to the newsletter, remember to check for frequent studio updates on Instagram, Facebook and on our website at elitestudioofdance.com

Birthday Parties at Elite

Have your child's next birthday party at the studio! Party-goers will enjoy a theme-based dance class with drinks and party goods provided. Optional craft also available ($1.00 extra). Parents supply cake or other refreshments. $12.00 per child.

Tuition Payments

Tuition is a yearly fee that may be paid in ten installments on the first class of each month. 

Late fees will be applied to chronically delinquent accounts.  

We offer a 5% discount for tuition paid in full by September 30th.

Dance Shoe Requirements

Check our website (FAQ's page) for the color, style and brand of dance shoes that your child needs for all classes. Ideally, students should be practicing, and learning their dances while wearing the required shoes that they will be performing in at recital. Please mark shoes with your child's name.

Lost and Found

Check the plastic bin in the back lobby for any clothing, shoes or water bottles you may be missing. 

We empty the bin often and toss or donate items that have been left in the Lost and Found for any extended period of time.

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