The JAMM Buzz

May Edition 2019

Hooray It's May!

And that means one month closer to our annual recital! May is a busy month as our dancers continue to prepare for the BIG Stage at the Ames Center. There is lots of information in this edition of the buzz pertaining to our upcoming show! Make sure your read all of the info so you stay in the know!

JAMM Packed Summer Dance schedules are online now. Click on the link below under summer dance to find all the class offerings here. So many new programs for every dancer in mind. We hope to see you this summer.

We are having a blast in classes! We can't wait for you to see all that your dancer has been working hard on! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to work with your dancer. We are honored and grateful to be part of your family.

Important Dates

May 12 NO DANCE Mother's Day

May 17 NO Katelyn Classes (yes there is tech and yes there is ninja and acro)

May 17-19 Spotlight Dance Cup (No Saturday or Sunday Tech)

May 24-27 No Dance Memorial Weekend

May 28-June 3 Last Week of Dance Presentations of Awards

June 4 JAMM Carnival 6:00pm-7:30pm

June 5 JAMM Staff and Protege Party 7:30pm

June 6 Competition Dress Rehearsal

June 7 Dynamic Division Dress Rehearsal

June 8 Recital Show ALL Dancers 6:00pm

June 9 Recital Show ALL Dancers 2:00pm

JAMM 13th Annual Recital "WXRK"

Where: The beautiful Ames Center in Burnsville.


Thursday, June 6th Dress Rehearsal for all Competition groups and Sr. Solos

Friday, June 7th Dress Rehearsal for all Dynamic Division (recreational dancers)

Saturday, June 8th 6pm Show

Sunday, June 9th 2pm Show

All classes will perform in BOTH shows

Graduating Senior solos in both shows

Tell Me More!

Please click on recital packet below for all information regarding 2019 JAMM Dance Co. Recital.

Purchase Recital Tickets

Our recital is held at the beautiful, state-of-the art Ames Center in Burnsville. We are proud to offer you and your dancer(s), as well as your guests the very best in a professional theater experience. The cost of the tickets helps the studio cover the cost of the facility rental, lighting rental, lighting designer, backdrop, JAMM faculty, and Ames Center professional theater stage as well as Ames security and janitorial staff and so much more.

Ticket sales begin on May 15th. The price per ticket is $23. Kids 3 and under are FREE if they will be sitting on the lap of an adult. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Ames Center box office (see below for hours). Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster at or 1-800-982-2787. Please be aware that Ticketmaster adds an additional fee per ticket if ordered online or over the phone. The option to purchase online tickets through Ticketmaster is not a requirement. To avoid this charge, get your tickets in person at the box office at Ames. Tickets will also be available for purchase at dress rehearsal and at both shows. To ensure you get the seats and amount of tickets you want, we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance.

The John and Betty Adamich Box Office is located on the first floor of the Masquerade Theater/Ames Center at

12600 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337

Box Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sundays: Closed The box office is also open two hours prior to every ticketed performance.

Ames Center Box Office: 952-895-4680

Ticketmaster: 1-800-982-2787

Recital Show Order - Repertoire

A repertoire is the stock of pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform. The informal term is...the order of the show!

Recital Volunteers Needed!

All classes MUST have parent volunteers to assist the dancers at dress rehearsal and both shows.

Please click on the document below if you are helping out at the recital. Lots of important information about the process of checking dancers in and out, emergency plan of action and more.

Before you sign up and purchase recital tickets, please talk to the other moms in your class to determine who is watching each show and who will be with the dancers.

JAMM Recital Tee $28

Get yours today before they are gone! High quality unisex t-shirt by Bella Canvas. Every dancers name is listed on the back! Come find where your name is listed!

Youth Small - Adult 2 XL

Last Class and Presentation of Awards

All dancers receive awards at JAMM for the number of years danced. 1st yr., 5th yr., 10th yr. and 15th yr. dancers will receive a trophy and 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9,11,12, 13 and 14 will receive a medallion.

5, 10 & 15 year trophies will be presented on stage at both performances.

1st year trophies & medallions will be handed out the last week of class in the last 15 minutes of class. Parents are welcome to come in for the award presentations. Dancers that are in numerous classes will get their award in there tap/jazz class.

Dance Picture Pick Up

You will be able to pick up your dance photos you ordered on picture day the evening of your dancers dress rehearsal. Visit our table in the lobby of the Ames Center from 6:00pm-7:00pm

JAMM Annual Family Appreciation Carnival

Join us for our annual JAMM Carnival here at the studio! It's Free to ALL JAMM Dancers and their families. One of our favorite events that kick off recital week!

Tuesday, June 4th


Protege Volunteers for JAMM Carnival

Hi Proteges!

Please click on the link below to help out at the carnival. There ain't no party like a JAMM Dance Party and it's obvious we need your help (smiley face). Thanks for signing up!

Year End Protege and Staff Party

Mamma Mia! At Chanhassen Dinner Theater Wednesday, June 5 8pm (please arrive at 7:30pm). JAMM staff and proteges please sign up no later than by Friday, May 10th by NOON!

Please dress up and come hungry! We are having dinner while we watch the show!

We sincerely appreciate all of your hard work once again this year and are so excited to celebrate with you!

JAMM PACKED Summer Dance!

Our JAMM packed Summer Brochure is now available. Click below and join us this summer for all the fun! Keep up on your training, attend one of our new dance camps, try a new style, bring a friend! Summer at JAMM is the hottest place to stay cool!

Fall Dance Schedule 2019

Fall dance schedules will be out the week of the recital. Online registration opens on June 17. classes will fill quickly! It's important you register early!

Competition Corner

Congratulations to all of our dancers and faculty on a highly successful competition season so far! What an honor it was to spend a weekend dancing on the U of M campus at Kids Artistic Revue Competition and dancing on the Northrup stage where so many famous dancers have performed!

Moving into last weekend we attended our favorite competition Masquerade!

So many amazing results were shared by every team! We are so proud of all of our faculty and dancers on all of their success!