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AUGUST 2016

Monday, 8/22/16:  August Acro Workshop w/ Brooke Saffell

4:00pm-6:00pm; Level 2 Acro

6:00pm-7:00pm; Level 1 Acro

 

Musical Theater w/ Brooke Saffell

7:00pm-8:30pm; Level 2/3 Musical Theater

 

Wednesday, 8/31/16: FIRST Jazz Line Rehearsals/Choreography

4:30pm-6:30pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

6:30pm-8:30pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

Thursday, 9/1/16: FIRST Lyrical Line Rehearsal/Choreography

6:00pm-8:00pm (all LL dancers)

Tuesday, 9/6/16:

 

Classes Start!

 

Program Ad Sales Begin & continue through January 2017

 

Saturday, 9/10/16:

 

Sub Sale #1 Begins

 

Mario Hip Hop Rehearsals

11:00am-11:30am; Mario Group 1 (all Mario Group 1 dancers)

11:30am-12:00pm; Mario Group 2 (all Mario Group 2 dancers)

**MID SEPTEMBER** D&J’s Costume Invoices Distributed

Monday, 9/12/16: Claire’s Gourmet Packets handed out (optional fundraiser)

Thursday, 9/15/16: October Tuition Due

Remember….

·       September Tuition was paid in July

·       October Tuition will be paid in September

·       November Tuition will be paid in October

·       Costumes will be paid in November- NO Tuition payment for November

·       December Tuition – June Tuition will be paid on the coordinating months for the remainder of the season

Saturday, 9/17/16: D&J’s Fall Fest @ Christmas Tree Park, 4:00pm-7:00pm

For ALL dancers & their families & friends.  Join us for fall games, picnic, cookout style food, pot luck!

Sunday, 9/18/16: D&J’s Prop Dad Meeting @ the Studio; 12:00pm

Making a strong attempt to organize a solid group of Dads this year to help out with set pieces & props at rehearsals, shows, competitions, etc.  You don’t need to make a commitment to every event- but your help can certainly be used, where you are willing to provide it!  If any Dads are interested in helping out- this is the time to be there.  Shouldn’t last long….just an initial start to the organizing efforts.  Thank you in advance!  Further meet ups will be determined at this meeting.

Saturday, 9/24/16:

 

Lyrical Line Rehearsal/Choreography Day

8:00am-10:00am; Lyrical Line (all LL dancers)

 

Sub Sale #1 Begins

 

D&J’s Paint Night Fundraiser

Monday, 9/26/16: Jazz Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. H Jazz

-Co. E Jazz

5:00pm-7:00pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. I Lyrical

-Co. J Lyrical

-Co. J Jazz

-Contemporary

Tuesday, 9/27/16: Ballet Line Rehearsal/Choreography Night

6:30pm-8:45pm; Ballet Line (all BL dancers)

Wednesday, 9/28/16: Tap Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:15-5:15pm; Hip Hop 1 w/ Elijah

5:15pm-6:15pm; Hip Hop 2 w/ Elijah

*On Tap Line Rehearsal weeks, Elijah’s classes switch time slots!

 

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. H Tap

-Musical Theater

5:00pm-7:00pm; Tap Line 1 (all TL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Tap Line 2 (all TL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. I Tap

-Co. J Tap

-Sr. Supp. Tap

 

OCTOBER 2016

Saturday, 10/8/16:

 

Mario Hip Hop Rehearsals

11:00am-11:30am; Mario Group 1 (all Mario Group 1 dancers)

11:30am-12:00pm; Mario Group 2 (all Mario Group 2 dancers)

 

Claire’s Gourmet Orders/Payments Due

Wednesday, 10/12/16: Sub Sale #1 Delivery & Pick Up Night

Saturday, 10/15/16: November Tuition Due

Remember….

·       September Tuition was paid in July

·       October Tuition will be paid in September

·       November Tuition will be paid in October

·       Costumes will be paid in November- NO Tuition payment for November

December Tuition – June Tuition will be paid on the coordinating months for the remainder of the season

Monday, 10/17/16: Jazz Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. H Jazz

-Co. E Jazz

5:00pm-7:00pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. I Lyrical

-Co. J Lyrical

-Co. J Jazz

-Contemporary

Tuesday, 10/18/16: Ballet Line Rehearsal/Choreography Night

6:30pm-8:45pm; Ballet Line (all BL dancers)

Wednesday, 10/19/16: Tap Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:15-5:15pm; Hip Hop 1 w/ Elijah

5:15pm-6:15pm; Hip Hop 2 w/ Elijah

*On Tap Line Rehearsal weeks, Elijah’s classes switch time slots!

 

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. H Tap

-Musical Theater

5:00pm-7:00pm; Tap Line 1 (all TL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Tap Line 2 (all TL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. I Tap

-Co. J Tap

-Sr. Supp. Tap

Friday, 10/21/16; D&J’s Golf Tournament @ Oakmont Green Golf Course

Saturday, 10/22/16:

 

Lyrical Line Rehearsal/Choreography Day

8:00am-10:00am; Lyrical Line (all LL dancers)

 

D&J’s Trunk or Treat @ the Studio for ALL Dancers & Families/Friends

5:30pm-7:00pm; Open your trunk, get dressed up, grab some sweet treats, & show your Halloween spirit!  Details to come, including a contest for the best “D&J’s Trunk Theme”

Monday, 10/24/16 – Sunday, 10/30/16; Halloween Week & Candy Drive for the Troops

Wear your costumes to dance classes this week!!!  Please consider bringing in some extra candy to donate to our Troops, serving our country proud!  Everyone deserves some sweets!

Monday, 10/31/16: Halloween Night- Studio Closed

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Tuesday, 11/1/16: D&J’s/Tree of Friends Foundation Donation Drive Begins!

*We’ll again support our local Tree of Friends Foundation by giving a Christmas donation.  Last year, we raised over $1500 from D&J’s, simply from each dancer donating $5-$10!  No gift exchanges again this year- it’s all about giving back to our community & providing a happy holiday season to those less fortunate.

Saturday, 11/5/16:

 

D&J’s Fall Designer Bag Bingo @ CC Ag Center

 

Claire’s Gourmet Delivery Day

 

Sub Sale #2 Begins

 

Saturday, 11/5/16: Mario Hip Hop Rehearsals

11:00am-11:30am; Mario Group 1 (all Mario Group 1 dancers)

11:30am-12:00pm; Mario Group 2 (all Mario Group 2 dancers)

Saturday, 11/12/16:

 

D&J’s Costume Payments Due

Remember….

·       September Tuition was paid in July

·       October Tuition will be paid in September

·       November Tuition will be paid in October

·       Costumes will be paid in November- NO Tuition payment for November

December Tuition – June Tuition will be paid on the coordinating months for the remainder of the season

 

D&J’s Clothing Orders Due

 

KAR Baltimore, MD Payments Due

www.dancekar.com/convention

Pricing:                                                                               

5 Classes = $95.00 per dancer

5 Classes + Audition Workshop = $115.00 per dancer

Parent Observer Band = $20.00 per parent

 

D&J’s Movie Night & Thankful for Dance Booklet Creation

5:30pm-8:00pm; All dancers are welcome to come enjoy movie night in their PJ’s, sleeping bags, stuffed animals, & pillows!  Be sure to bring something yummy to share with friends.  We’ll also create a small “Thankful for Dance” booklet, highlighting why each dancer is thankful to have dance & D&J’s in their lives.  We’ll display the booklet at the front desk J

 

D&J’s MOM SQUAD Meeting

6:30pm-7:30pm; For all Moms who may have some questions about the upcoming dance season.  If you are a new mom to D&J’s, this is the perfect opportunity to ask your questions to veteran moms who have been doing this for a long time!  Plus, you can do it right when your kids are enjoying Movie Night in the other studio!

Monday, 11/14/16:

 

Sub Sale #1 Delivery & Pick Up Night

 

Jazz Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. H Jazz

-Co. E Jazz

5:00pm-7:00pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. I Lyrical

-Co. J Lyrical

-Co. J Jazz

-Contemporary

Tuesday, 11/15/16: Ballet Line Rehearsal/Choreography Night

6:30pm-8:45pm; Ballet Line (all BL dancers)

Wednesday, 11/16/16: Tap Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:15-5:15pm; Hip Hop 1 w/ Elijah

5:15pm-6:15pm; Hip Hop 2 w/ Elijah

*On Tap Line Rehearsal weeks, Elijah’s classes switch time slots!

 

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. H Tap

-Musical Theater

5:00pm-7:00pm; Tap Line 1 (all TL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Tap Line 2 (all TL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. I Tap

-Co. J Tap

-Sr. Supp. Tap

Saturday, 11/19/16: Lyrical Line Rehearsal/Choreography Day

8:00am-10:00am; Lyrical Line (all LL dancers)

Monday, 11/21/16 – Sunday, 11/27/16: Thanksgiving Break- Studio Closed

 

Monday, 11/21/16:

4:45pm-5:30pm; D&J’s Team Photo (wear red/black/white clothing)

5:30pm-7:00pm; Minute to Win It Team Building Night (for ALL D&J’s dancers)

7:00pm-8:30pm; Lyrical Line Rehearsal

Tuesday, 11/22/16: Jazz Line 1 & Jazz Line 2 Rehearsal/Choreography Night

5:00pm-6:30pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

6:30pm-8:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

Sunday, 11/27/16; BBMC Rehearsal @ McDaniel College (Time TBA)

*For select older dancers ONLY

Tuesday, 11/29/16: Sub Sale #2 Due

 

DECEMBER 2016

Thursday, 12/1/16; BBMC Dress Rehearsal @ Westminster High School (Time TBA)

*For select older dancers ONLY

Saturday, 12/3/16:

 

Mario Hip Hop Rehearsals

11:00am-11:30am; Mario Group 1 (all Mario Group 1 dancers)

11:30am-12:00pm; Mario Group 2 (all Mario Group 2 dancers)

 

BBMC Show @ Westminster High School (7:00pm)

*For select older dancers ONLY

Sunday, 12/4/16: KAR Convention; Baltimore, MD (Baltimore Convention Center)

www.dancekar.com/convention

Pricing:                                                                               

5 Classes = $95.00 per dancer

5 Classes + Audition Workshop = $115.00 per dancer

Parent Observer Band = $20.00 per parent

Monday 12/5/16, Tuesday 12/6/16, & Wednesday 12/7/16: Sarah Jo Fazio Winter Master Classes

 

Saturday, 12/10/16: Tree of Friends Foundation Donations Due

Monday, 12/12/16: Jazz Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. H Jazz

-Co. E Jazz

5:00pm-7:00pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. I Lyrical

-Co. J Lyrical

-Co. J Jazz

-Contemporary

Tuesday, 12/13/16: Ballet Line Rehearsal/Choreography Night

6:30pm-8:45pm; Ballet Line (all BL dancers)

Wednesday, 12/14/16: Tap Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:15-5:15pm; Hip Hop 1 w/ Elijah

5:15pm-6:15pm; Hip Hop 2 w/ Elijah

*On Tap Line Rehearsal weeks, Elijah’s classes switch time slots!

 

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. H Tap

-Musical Theater

5:00pm-7:00pm; Tap Line 1 (all TL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Tap Line 2 (all TL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. I Tap

-Co. J Tap

-Sr. Supp. Tap

Thursday, 12/15/16: December Tuition Due

Remember….

·       September Tuition was paid in July

·       October Tuition will be paid in September

·       November Tuition will be paid in October

·       Costumes will be paid in November- NO Tuition payment for November

·       December Tuition – June Tuition will be paid on the coordinating months for the remainder of the season

Saturday, 12/17/16: Lyrical Line Rehearsal/Choreography Day

8:00am-10:00am; Lyrical Line (all LL dancers)

**TENTATIVE** Friday, 12/16/16: D&J’s Christmas Party & ToFF Donation Presentation

 

**ONLY IF NECESSARY** Monday, 12/19/16: Jazz Line 1 & Jazz Line 2 Rehearsal/Choreography Night

5:00pm-6:30pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

6:30pm-8:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

Monday, 12/19/16 – Sunday, 1/1/16: Winter Break- Studio Closed

 

 

JANUARY 2017

Monday, 1/2/17: Sub Sale #3 Begins

Saturday, 1/14/17:

 

D&J’s Family Fees Due ($10.00 per family goes directly toward Director’s competition expenses)

 

Sub Sale #3 Due

 

Mario Hip Hop Rehearsals

11:30am-12:00pm; Mario Group 1 & 2 (all Mario Group 1 & 2 dancers)

Sunday, 1/15/17: January Tuition Due

Saturday, 1/21/17:

 

D&J’s Movie Night & “Out With the Old, In With The New” Night @ the Studio for ALL Dancers

5:30pm-8:00pm; Bring your PJ’s, pillows, sleeping bags, stuffed animals, & something yummy to share with everyone!  Also, the New Year is a great time to refresh.  Over the holiday break, clear your dance closets of old shoes, dance clothes, costumes, etc. that don’t fit & bring them to the studio this evening to swap items with teammates’ donations at NO COST!

 

D&J’s Mom Meeting @ the Studio

6:00pm-7:00pm; for any & all new or old D&J’s Moms who wish to be informed about the upcoming competition/rehearsal/show protocols.  Veteran moms will discuss costumes, makeup, hair, schedules, rehearsals, competitions, hotels, etc.  You name it, they’ll cover it!  You can also take this time to ask your questions to moms who have done this for a long time!  We encourage you to come out!!!  Super easy since your dancer(s) can come to Movie Night at the same time!

Monday, 1/23/17: Jazz Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. H Jazz

-Co. E Jazz

5:00pm-7:00pm; Jazz Line 1 (all JL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Jazz Line 2 (all JL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For

-Co. I Lyrical

-Co. J Lyrical

-Co. J Jazz

-Contemporary

Tuesday, 1/24/17: Ballet Line Rehearsal/Choreography Night

6:30pm-8:45pm; Ballet Line (all BL dancers)

 

Wednesday, 1/25/17: Tap Lines Rehearsal/Choreography Night

4:15-5:15pm; Hip Hop 1 w/ Elijah

5:15pm-6:15pm; Hip Hop 2 w/ Elijah

*On Tap Line Rehearsal weeks, Elijah’s classes switch time slots!

 

4:00pm-5:00pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. H Tap

-Musical Theater

5:00pm-7:00pm; Tap Line 1 (all TL1 dancers)

7:00pm-9:00pm; Tap Line 2 (all TL2 dancers)

9:00pm-9:45pm; Rehearsal For:

-Co. I Tap

-Co. J Tap

-Sr. Supp. Tap

Saturday, 1/28/17: Lyrical Line Rehearsal/Choreography Day

8:00am-10:00am; Lyrical Line (all LL dancers)

 

 

FEBRUARY 2017

Wednesday, 2/1/17 – Tuesday, 2/28/17: D&J’s Lottery Drawings

Saturday 2/4/17: D&J’s Winter Designer Bag Bingo @ CC Ag Center

 

Saturday, 2/11/17: Sub Sale #4 Begins

Wednesday, 2/15/17: February Tuition Due

**MID FEBRUARY** In-Studio Dress Rehearsal Week

Saturday, 2/18/17:

 

Competition Payment #1 Due!!!!!

For every day a competition payment is late, there will be a $50.00 per day additional charge.  After the third day of no payment, the dancer will be removed from the competition.  This is a STRICT policy!!!  All payments will be done online this year.

 

We LOVE D&J’s Spirit Night; 5:00pm-7:00pm

For ALL Dancers!  Spend a night at the studio, creating D&J’s Spirit items in preparation for competition….posters, hairbows, & candy grams!

Saturday, 2/25/17: Sub Sale #4 Due

**LATE FEBRUARY** D&J’s Solo/Duo/Trio Showcase

**LATE FEBRUARY** D&J’s On Stage Rehearsals

 

MARCH 2017

**EARLY MARCH** D&J’s On Stage Production Rehearsal & Parent Reveal Night

**MID MARCH**

·       Combined Rehearsals (schedule will alter for team rehearsals)

Wednesday, 3/15/17: March Tuition Due

Saturday, 3/11/17: Competition Payment #2 Due!!!!!

For every day a competition payment is late, there will be a $50.00 per day additional charge.  After the third day of no payment, the dancer will be removed from the competition.  This is a STRICT policy!!!  All payments will be done online this year.

Saturday, 3/18/17:

 

D&J’s Group/Individual Photo Orders & Payments Due

 

D&J’s Showcase T-Shirts Orders Due

 

D&J’s Window Decorating for Co. H, I, J; starting at 1:00pm

Saturday, 3/22/17: Competition Payment #3 Due!!!!!

For every day a competition payment is late, there will be a $50.00 per day additional charge.  After the third day of no payment, the dancer will be removed from the competition.  This is a STRICT policy!!!  All payments will be done online this year.

**TENTATIVE** 3/24/17-3/26/17; Competition #1 Weekend (Competition & Location TBA)

Monday, 3/27/17:

 

Window Decorating Removal                                                             

 

Competition #1 Recap for ALL Dancers (bring in trophies, pins, plaques, etc.)

 

APRIL 2017

**EARLY APRIL**

·       Combined Rehearsals (schedule will alter for team rehearsals)

Sunday, 4/2/17: D&J’s Individual & Group Photo Day

*ALL photos will be taken this year on ONE day for ALL dancers!!!  Schedule & info TBA.

Saturday, 4/8/17

 

Window Decorating for Co. E, F, G; starting at 1:00pm

 

NCRC/D&J’s Fun Bun Night & Dance Party @ the Studio; 5:00pm-7:00pm

*Get your creativity going now!  FUN BUN is back!  We’re going to make it a ONE NIGHT experience this year- that means, you have to up your game!  There will be judges this year for the best FUN BUN!  Every creation must include at least 1 bun & be able to be danced in!  Stay for a fun dance party in the black lights that night!

Wednesday, 4/12/17 – Tuesday, 4/18/17; Spring Break- Studio Closed

Wednesday, 4/12/17: Studio Spring Break Skating Party @ Magic Elm Skateland (time TBA)

Saturday, 4/15/17: April Tuition Due

**LATE APRIL/EARLY MAY**: Charity Walk for D&J’s Team

**TENTATIVE** 4/21/17 – 4/23/17; Competition #2 Weekend (Competition & Location TBA)

Monday, 4/24/17:

 

Window Decorating Removal

 

Competition #2 Recap for ALL dancers (bring in all trophies, pins, plaques, etc.)

Saturday, 4/29/17: D&J’s Window Decorating for Co. B, C, D; starting at 1:00pm

 

MAY 2017

**EARLY MAY**

·       Combined Rehearsals (schedule will alter for team rehearsals)

**TENTATIVE** 5/7/17 – 5/9/17; Competition #3 Weekend (Competition & Location TBA)

Monday, 5/8/17:

 

Window Decorating Removal

 

Competition #3 Recap for ALL dancers (bring in trophies, pins, plaques, etc.)

Saturday, 5/13/17; D&J’s Mother’s Day Gift Making; 4:00pm-5:30pm @ the Studio

Show your appreciation for your Mom by coming to make something special for her, right along with your best teammates!

Monday, 5/15/17: May Tuition Due

Monday, 5/15/17 – Friday, 5/19/17: D&J’s Parent Evaluation Meeting Week

Saturday, 5/20/17; D&J’s 2nd Annual Lip-Sync Battle!  5:00pm-7:00pm @ the Studio

Last year’s Lip Sync Battle was a hit!  Let’s make it even better this year!  For all dancers & even parent groups!  Let’s make an attempt to get at least 20 entries this year…..hopefully more!

**LATE MAY**

·       **TENTATIVE** Monday, 5/22/17 & Tuesday, 5/23/17: D&J’s 2017-2018 Team Auditions

·       D&J’s 16th Annual Company Showcase

 

JUNE 2017

**EARLY JUNE**

·       NCRC Group/Individual Photos

·       NCRC In-Studio Dress Rehearsal Week

Saturday, 6/3/17; D&J’s Father’s Day Gift Making; 4:00pm-5:30pm @ the Studio

Show your appreciation for your Mom by coming to make something special for her, right along with your best teammates!

**TENTATIVE** Sunday, 6/11/17: D&J’s Company Awards Banquet @ Martin’s Westminster

Thursday, 6/15/17: June Tuition Due

**MID JUNE**

 

NCRC Recitals

Nationals Rehearsals

 

JULY 2017

**TENTATIVE** 7/3/17 – 7/7/17; Imagine/Believe Nationals; Ocean City, MD