Half of the performance fee is due November 1st.
*Please note: If the responsible party chooses to not have his or her child participate in the Spring Performances, the responsible party must notify the The Dance Foundation office by November 1, 2016. Otherwise, a costume will be ordered for your dancer, and you will be obligated for at least ½ of the performance fee. All performances listed here are free to attend. These participation fees cover costumes and production costs. Dancers get to keep their costumes.
2 year old dance classes
Fee: $35.00 (includes something special to wear, which your dancer will keep)
During their last class in May 2017, 2 year old classes will share some of what they have learned with family and friends. At The Dance Foundation.
The mini-showcase dates:
May 9, 2017 Regular class time/Tuesday 2 year old class @ 10:10am and 11:05am
May 10, 2017 Regular class time/Wednesday 2 year old classes @ 9:15 am
May 10, 2017 Regular class time/Wednesday 2 year old classes @ 10:10am
May 13, 2017 Regular class time/ Saturday 2 year old class @ 10:10am
2½ year old dance classes
Fee: $65.00 (includes costume, which your dancer will keep)
On Friday, May 5, 2017 [5:00pm or 6:00pm (which classes perform at each time will be announced by March 2017)] at our Studio Theatre. The fee includes a costume, which you will keep. The performance itself will be brief and family and friends are invited to enjoy an informal reception with their dancers afterwards. More specific logistical information will be shared in early spring 2017.
3 year old through 2nd grade dance classes
Fee: $120.00 (includes costume, which your dancer will keep)
This performance will be held at the historic Alabama Theatre and includes students in our 3 year old through 2nd grade classes. Family, friends, and the public are invited to attend this free event. No tickets are required.This year, our dancers will perform to the lovely story of On the Night You Were Born, by Nancy Tillman. Each class dance will be a character in the story and have a dance that is creative and appropriate to the dancers’ age and skill level. We will have three separate performances to accommodate our many classes of younger students and to keep the event at an enjoyable length – a little over an hour. Each class will be assigned to one of the three performance times, listed below.
Rehearsals and Performances will be held at the Alabama Theatre:
Saturday, May 6, 2017 Dress Rehearsal (9:00am, 11:15am or 1:30pm)
Sunday, May 7, 2017 Performance (1:00pm, 3:15pm, or 5:30pm)
3rd-12th grade Ballet, Jazz, Modern & Tap classes
Fee: $140.00 (includes costume, which your dancer will keep)
Poetry and prose will be the inspiration for our 2017 spring performance featuring dance students in 3rd grade and up. As always, our teaching artists will highlight what the students have learned throughout the year in an artistic presentation. The performance will be held at the historic Alabama Theatre and is free to attend. Family, friends, and the public are invited.
1st Dress Rehearsal: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at The Dance Foundation theatre
Students should be dropped off at 9am (with hair complete; wearing first costume) and picked up at 12:30pm. Parents do not need to stay. A dressing room will be assigned for your dancer who has costume changes, and staff will be available to help.
2nd Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Alabama Theatre
Students should be dropped off by 5pm (with hair and makeup complete; wearing first costume). Parents do not need to stay, but are welcome to. A dressing room will be assigned for your dancer who has costume changes, and staff will be available to help.
Performance: Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Alabama Theatre
Dance for students with special needs
During their last class in May, 2017 at 4:00pm. To celebrate a year of dancing together, we invite your family to come during our regular class time to watch some of the things your child has been learning all year. The participation fee is $10.00. This is for the t-shirt, which your dancer will keep.
The rehearsals and performances will be held at The Dance Foundation and are as follows:
Friday May 12, 2017 Dress Rehearsal 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday May 13, 2017 Performances 5:00pm & 7:00pm