15th June 2018
Well we blinked and it’s here! The Kings Summer Festival of Dance is next weekend! We’ve been asked to request that all Kings Trophies are engraved and returned as soon as possible.
Summer Holiday Activity Days – booking forms are open for our summer holiday activity days (more info here: https://jldance.co.uk/summer-2018/) please let us know as soon as possible if you will be joining us for any of these days as we need to confirm dates for booking trips and for letting people know that the days will definitely go ahead.
Midlands Dance Festival – Troupe Championship 2018 Rehearsal Dates:
- Friday 7th September
- Friday 14th September
- Friday 21st September
- Friday 28th September
- Friday 5th October
- Friday 12th October
- Friday 19th October
- Sunday 21st October – Day of the Festival!
Competition Class times will remain as currently. Students must be able to attend their Competition Classes on all of the following dates. Absence from any of these dates will result in the student being unable to participate in the festival and no costs will be refunded. Please do not commit to this competition unless you are certain you are able to attend all 7 classes.
Supporting Ripley Hospital League of Friends (click here for event page) We’ve been asked if we’d like to take some performances to the Ripley Hospital Garden Party on Saturday 14th July to support their charity event that raises money to support the hospital each year. If you’re available, please respond on the Facebook event using the link above, thank you!
A polite reminder on external events: At this time of year there are lots of auditions/external opportunities being offered for students. Several of these are opportunities we promote on behalf of their organisers and encourage our students to take part in, in other situations these are opportunities we are not yet familiar with.
We’d like to remind students that it’s appropriate to inform your principal prior to attending any audition; many programs do stipulate this on their paperwork. This is also to ensure that the program or event you are interested in meets the standards we expect for you, as we would caution against any opportunities that are unsuitable or inappropriate for the individual.
Before accepting places offered at external events please remember to check for any date clashes, as students are expected to honour any commitments to dance school that trained them above that of the event they have auditioned for.
JL Does Disney! – Rehearsal Dates:
- Sunday 18th Nov 2018
- Sunday 9th Dec 2018
- Sunday 20th Jan 2018
- Sunday 10th Feb 2019
- Sunday 19th May 2019
- Saturday 25th May 2019
The ‘Interested’ list has been taken down from the studio notice board and replaced with a ‘Definitely Interested’ list now that we have more information around dates and prices etc. Please email or put your name on that list as soon as you’re able too as we need an idea of numbers as soon as possible! £50 per person deposits are due by Thursday 28th June.
Primary Grade work added to the Summer Holiday Timetable – now viewable from https://jldance.co.uk/timetable/, please look for a link at the top of the page.
Lastly but by no means least, another congratulations to Aimee Barker, Emily Hallott, Louis Gillespie and Savannah Wilmott, who all successfully auditioned for the English Youth Ballet’s ‘Sleeping Beauty and Wedding/Ballet Etudes’ audition at Buxton Opera House on Tuesday this week! Well done again everyone!
That’s it for this one,
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Take care everyone!