Week of May 21-23, 2018

Dancers – Congratulations on a great year and good luck on all of your final exams! I will be posting periodically over the summer, but won’t be back for regular weekly posts until right before the school year. Have a wonderful summer and keep dancing!!

Exam Schedule – Early Release both days

Tue. 5/22 – 1st and 2nd blocks

Wed. 5/23 – 3rd and 4th blocks



Week of May 14-18, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS on an amazing concert dancers! I am very proud of all of you and how you performed each night. I hope your family and friends enjoyed the show as well.

We are in our last full week of the school year! Obviously now that the concert is over our primary focus will be reviewing for the final exam.

Weekly Schedule – 

Monday 5/14/18 – Ballet Review for Exam with Ms. Denise

Tuesday 5/15/18 – Jazz Review for Exam with Ms. Eileen

Wednesday 5/16/18 –

-Review will continue, we will let you know if you need to bring dance clothes on Tuesday

-Senior Exams – 3rd and 4th period

Thursday 5/17/18 – 

-Review will continue, we will let you know about bringing clothes

-Senior Exams – 1st and 2nd period

Friday 5/18 –

Dance (dress out for both classes) –

-Gold – Davis

-Silver – Edwards

Week of April 30-May 4, 2018

Hello Dancers –

I look forward to seeing you all in the studio tomorrow, here is the schedule for the rest of the week –

Tuesday 5/1/18 – 

Silver Group – Dance History/Warm-up/Choreography

Wednesday 5/2/18 0 

Gold Group – Dance History/Warm-up/Choreography

Thursday 5/3/18 – 

Gold Group – Dance History/Warm-up/Choreography

Friday 5/4/18 – 

Gold Group – Warm-up/Choreography


Other reminders for the week –

-Tap Class – Tuesday 5/1/18 4:30-5:30 pm

-EOCT Schedule through May 16

-Review costume requirements for concert to make sure you have everything for next week!

Week of April 23-27, 2018

Dancers – we are only three weeks away from our concert, so obviously our main focus will be technique and finishing all choreography for the show. We will also continue our Jazz History unit on African-American concert dance artists.

Also, make sure you have read the separate post on jazz costume requirements for the concert.

Weekly Schedule – 

Monday 4/23-

Silver Group – Dance History, Warm-up, Choreography

Tuesday 4/24 – 

Silver Group – Dance History, Warm-up, Choreography

Wednesday 4/25 – (Advisement Schedule)

Gold Group – Dance History, Warm-up, Choreography

Thursday 4/26 –

Gold Group – Dance History, Warm-up, Choreography

Friday 4/27 – 

Silver Group – Warm-up, Choreography


Jazz Costume Requirements for Spring Concert

Hello – below are the required items that you are responsible for providing as part of your costume. I will go over any specific hair/makeup things in your individual classes and will send out reminds as well as we get closer to the concert.

Reminder that ALL of this is required at the FIRST Dress Rehearsal, or your concert grade will be lowered.

Any questions, please ask!

General requirements – 

-Females- flexi, hair in a bun (until told otherwise) – this includes hairnet/bobby pins/gel etc., stage makeup

-Males – dance belt, black socks if wearing jazz pants and jazz shoes

* by any item indicates Star Clapper Dance Wear

Class requirements – (in addition to general requirements listed above)

1st Silver – 

-Females – tan convertible tights, flexi

-Males – black jazz pants*

1st Gold –

-Females – 3/4 sleeve leotard*, black convertible tights

-Males – black convertible tights

2nd Silver – 

-Females – tan tights, tan character shoes

-Males – black jazz pants*, black socks, black tank*

2nd Gold – 

-Females -black jazz pants*

-Males – black jazz pants*

3rd Silver – 

-Females – 3/4 leotard* or tank leotard* (have both), convertible black tights

-Males – black tank*, convertible black tights

3rd Gold- 

-Females – tan tights, black tights

-Males – black bike shorts*

4th – 

-Females and Males – required underdressing