Classes Cancelled Tuesday, 1/27

Due to the winter weather forecast, all classes are cancelled Tuesday, January 27th.
All students in Tuesday classes will be granted a make-up class to be used anytime in the Spring 2015 term, by either the enrolled student or a family member.

Stay safe and warm!

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Modern/Jazz Spring Show Audition rescheduled to 2/1

Due to the winter weather advisory the Modern/Jazz audition for the BSD Spring Show scheduled for January 24th from 2-4 pm is rescheduled for Sunday February 2nd from 4-6pm.  Classes are still running this morning (Sat 1/24), except Holly’s Therapeutic Dance.  If you cannot make it to class today you will receive a make-up class to be used anytime during the current semester in any age and level appropriate class.  Make-ups are transferable to immediate family members within your household.  There will be no THERAPEUTIC DANCE class this morning.  Holly Johnson has rescheduled today’s missed class for Saturday February 1st at 11am.

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BSD Spring Show Auditions start 1/24


BSD Spring Show Auditions!

All BSD Dancers ages 7 and up are invited to audition

Alll BSD Dancers ages 7 and up (or those enrolled in a Children’s Level class who may be 6) to audition for our Spring Dance Concert, performing at New England Youth Theater for 6 shows over two weekends – May 22nd, 23rd and 24th and May 29th, 30th, and 31st.  The show runs similarly to the Nutcracker with tech week the week leading up to opening (May17th-22nd), but there will only be one show per day.  The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 and the Sunday matinee has been traditionally at 4pm.

Children in Children levels 1, 2, 3 or 4 should audition for Nan’s Children’s Piece “Singing In The Rain” on Saturday, January 31st from 1:30-2:30pm.

Dancers in their second year of Children’s Ballet 4 or in Youth Ballet 5 should also attend the Ballet audition with any advanced beginner and intermediate or advanced level teen/adult ballet dancers, on Sunday January 25th from 4-6pm.

Any advanced beginning or intermediate level modern, jazz or hip hop dancers should attend the Modern/Jazz audition Saturday January 24th from 2-4pm.  Dancers in their second year of Children’s Ballet 4, Youth Modern, or Youth Ballet 5 are also welcome to attend and will be seen first.

All levels of teen/adult dancers are welcome to attend the Ballroom audition Saturday January 31st from 3-4pm.

All levels of teen/adult Tap Dancers should attend the Tap audition Wednesday January 28th from 7-8pm.

Please arrive early, bring your calendar and be prepared to fill out an availability and conflict form, as well as a letter of commitment.  There is a performance fee of $40 for each dance piece that each dancer is cast in and chooses to participate in.

We look forward to seeing you all for the audition for this year’s show, City LIghts!

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No Toddler’s Dance, Creative Dance 3-4 or Pilates Classes 1/19

Due to a family emergency, Jane LoMonaco will be unable to teach her Toddler’s Dance, Creative Dance 3-4, Multi-level Pilates (4:30) or Beginning Pilates (5:30) on Monday January 19th.  She will reschedule a make-up day of classes for Monday February 16th (during our February class break).  If you are unable to make the make-up class on February 16th, please feel free to take a make-up class any time during the Spring term of classes (make-ups are transferable to an immediate family member within the household).  We’re sorry for the inconvenience.  If you have not already registered for these classes, but were intending to tomorrow, you can call Brattleboro School of Dance at (802) 254-6884 to register by phone.

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Spring Term Begins January 19th!

Nuts14-spanishjumpThe 2015 Spring term is just around the corner!

Click Here to Register Now!

If you have yet to see the new schedule, you can download it here.
The term runs from January 19th to May 17th, with class breaks February 16th – 22nd, and April 20th – 26th.
If you have any questions, you can email them to Alistair in the office.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Spring Term Scholarship Application Deadline Jan. 2nd

The Spring 2015 Term Scholarship Application Deadline is January 2, 2015.  Please download & print your application here, and send the completed application with copies of tax forms and/or additional proof of income (if necessary) to Brattleboro School of Dance, 22 High Street, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301 c/o Scholarship Committee.  The committee will be meeting in early January to award scholarships for the Spring term beginning January 19th.  Spring registration begins January 12th.

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Intermediate Ballet Holiday Mini-Term

During the Brattleboro School of Dance holiday break, BSD will offer a mini-term of intermediate ballet classes during the usual Intermediate Ballet time slots.

Saturday 12/20 10:30am-12:00 with guest artist Justin Koertgen
Tuesday 12/23 4:30-6:00pm (Carrie Towle)
Friday 12/26 9:00-10:30am  (Rachel Hebert)
Saturday 12/27 10:00-12:00  (Mucuy Bolles)
Tuesday 12/30 4:30-6:00  (Carrie Towle)
Friday 1/2 9:00-10:30  (Carrie Towle)
Saturday 1/3 10:00-12:00  (Mucuy Bolles)

Purchase a 5-class series for $64 and attend any 5 of the 7 classes, or purchase all 7 classes for $88.  Feel free to drop in to any of the classes for the single class rate of $15 ($17 for 2-hour classes).  Make your holidays happy with dance!

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Meet The Sugar Plum Fairy and Friends


Brattleboro School of Dance in association with its fundraising organization, Company of Muses, is happy to invite you to “Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and Friends” on Sunday December 21st from 2:45-3:30 at New England Youth Theater. Travel with your passport to the different countries of the Nutcracker Ballet. The Sugar Plum Fairy, the Dewdrop ballerina from Waltz of the Flowers, the Snow Queen, and the Kissy Doll will stamp your passport and autograph a keepsake photo for your. You may even meet the Nutcracker Prince or the Rat King! This event has a suggested donation of $5 for the keepsake photo and supplies are limited so reservations are recommended. You do not need to have Nutcracker tickets to attend. All are welcome. For more information visit Call Company of Muses at (802) 451-0312 to make reservations for this event.

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Winter Class Break 12/15 – 1/4

Brattleboro School of Dance classes are on break from December 15th through January 4th.  Classes resume Monday January 5th for the final two weeks of the fall semester.

Zumba is still happening Mondays at 6pm (except 12/15) and Saturdays at 9am.

Robin will be holding tap classes Wednesday December 17th, but will not be holding classes January 7th or 14th.

Nan will hold make-up Creative Dance classes Saturday January 3rd for the 12/13 cancellation.

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Creative Dance 3-4 & 5-6 Cancelled 12/13

Due to instructor absence, both Nan’s Creative Dance 3-4 and Creative Dance 5-6 classes are cancelled December 13th. Make-up classes for each have been scheduled at their respective times for January 3rd.
(Please note that January 3rd is the last Saturday of our winter holiday break, which begins December 15th.)

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