Anna Marie Dance Studio

March/April 2018 Newsletter

REMIND 101 App - To receive important studio reminders (e.g. - rehearsal schedule changes, inclement weather notifications, etc.) via text or email, please send a text message with the appropriate code(s) below to (302) 597-9365:

- General Studio reminders enter class code @ANNAMA

- Dancers Unlimited (Company) reminders enter class code @DUCOMPANY

Spring Break- The studio will be closed from Friday, March 30th through April 5th. Classes resume on Friday, April 6th.

Recital - Our end of year show will be held at Cab Calloway School of the Arts. Leotard rehearsal will be Tuesday, June 19th from 6-9pm. Dress rehearsal is Thursday, June 21st 6-9pm. Performances will be be Friday, June 22nd at 7pm and Saturday, June 23rd at 2pm. More details to come as we get closer to the show dates.

Costumes - Photos of all costumes have been posted on the Anna Marie Dance Studio website for your viewing. Please make sure you have paid the balance for each costume, as they are now past due. Costumes are typically distributed at the end of May. AMDS reserves the right to withhold all costumes until your account is paid for the year.

PARENT PORTAL - Remember you can access your AMDS account online. Get the latest news, account balance, update your contact information along with the ability to access student calendars & view absences.

Statements - We will be sending out e-mails in the coming weeks to make sure you know where your account stands. Remember we are sending these for informational purposes ONLY.

May and June Combined Tuition is due by May 11th. Recital costumes will be distributed the week of May 13th. The Anna Marie Dance Studio reserves the right to withhold costumes until accounts are paid in full or a written agreement is made. Year end statements have been sent out via email.

Picture Day - Mark your calendars now for picture weekend - June 9th & 10th. This is a completely voluntary event, more information will be coming as we get closer to these dates.

Holiday & Company 2018-2019 Auditions will take place on Wednesday, June 20th at the studio. As a reminder, any dancer 10 years and older must be enrolled in summer 6 week classes or our intensive workshop to be considered eligible to participate in the Holiday show or Company. (Holiday Show - ages 5 and up /Company ages 7 and up).

Summer - Our summer six week schedule will be available shortly, classes for the six week session will run from July 3rd through August 9th. The summer class schedule includes; ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, musical theatre, Acro and more!

Kids Camp - Kids Camp for ages 4-8 will be held the week of July 23rd. This camp offers a variety of dance styles that your dancer might not normally get to experience. In addition to dance, we have vocal classes, crafts and games! There is a half day and full day option for this camp. Half day runs 9:00 a.m. - Noon. Full Day runs from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Intensive Workshop - Summer Intensive is for dancers age 9 and older and will run the week of August 13th. This will include many resident and guest faculty. In addition to instruction in all styles of dance, we will have workshops in hair and make up, auditioning, health and fitness and so much more.

Attendance - As we get closer and closer to the recital dates, it is very important that dancers attend their classes as much as possible. We understand that there are many events happening at this busy time of year but attendance is critical to the success of the recital.