Please be aware of the studio schedule for upcoming holidays and performances:
Dance Arts Academy will be open for classes on Halloween. Students are allowed to wear costumes to class on October 31st.
We will be closed for Thanksgiving break November 22-24 (Thursday-Saturday).
Our performance time for Festival of Trees is Saturday, November 24 at 1:00 pm at the Boise Centre on the Grove. Check with your instructor to see if your class is participating.
The Nutcracker performance is Saturday, December 22 at 4:00 pm at Mountain View High School. All ballet classes (ages 4-up) will be performing.
We will be closed for Christmas and New Years from December 24-January 5. Classes resume on January 7, 2013.
Participation fees of $25.00 for the Nutcracker are due with November tuition. This covers the costume rental and two tickets to the performance. If you are unable to
participate, please let your instructor and the office know as soon as possible so we can make adjustments to the class choreography and your account.
The volunteer sign up sheet is now posted at the office. Please only sign up for one slot per family to allow the opportunity to as many families as possible.
Thank you for your support in this annual project to give our students a performance opportunity and for us to give back the the community through donations to the Meridian Food Bank and Toys for Tots.
October tuition and costume deposits
Remember that your monthly tuition is due by the 5th of the month. You can pay in the office or online at anytime. Accounts who have opted for auto-pay will recieve a reciept by email on the 5th once your account has been charged.
Costume deposits (down payment) for the spring recital of $20 per class have also been posted and are due with October tuition. The balance for costumes will be due January 5th and will be an additional $15-25. Costumes are ordered the first week of January to ensure delivery
Our annual Nutcracker performance will be December 22nd at Mountain View High School. All ballet classes, ages 4 and up will learn a dance in class as part of the production. Class assignments are listed below. The participation fee is $25, due in November. The fee covers the costume rental and two tickets to the performance. Additional tickets will be available for purchase two weeks prior to the performance. We are in need of volunteers for sewing and stage hands the day of the show. Volunteer projects will be posted in a couple weeks. Those who sign up to volunteer do not need to pay the participation fee, but please only one project per dance family. Please let your instructor and the office know if you are unable to participate in the Nutcracker so we can make preparations for costumes and choreography.
Pre Ballet Mon 4:30 Dancing Dolls
Pre Combo Wed 10:30 Mice
Pre Combo Wed 4:30 Soldiers
Pre Combo Thurs 10:30 Mice
Pre Combo Thurs 4:00 Soldiers
Pre Combo Fri 5:00 Jack in the Box
Kind Combo Mon 4:30 Gingerbread
Kind Combo Tues 5:15 Candy Canes
Kind Combo Thurs 4:45 Snow Fairies
Ballet 1 Mon 5:00 Angels
Ballet 1 Wed 6:00 Chinese Tea
Ballet 1 Sat 10:00 Lullaby (Party Scene)
Ballet 2 Wed 5:15 Marzipan
Ballet 3 Mon 5:45 Party Scene
Ballet 4 Wed 6:45 Spanish Chocolate
Ballet 5 Mon 7:00 Snowflakes
Adv Ballet Mon 8:00 Waltz of the Flowers
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