BSD students who have or are auditioning for the Spring show, make sure we have your most up-to-date conflicts. There are extra blank conflict lists hanging on the BSD bulletin board in the dressing room hallway. Ask a desk staff person to let you see the clipboard in the back office if you need to update your conflicts on that list.
The scholarship committee meets this week and all materials are due immediately at the studio. If you’d like to be considered for a scholarship, please have your application and the appropriate tax paperwork/supporting financial paperwork at the studio by the end of the day Monday, January 21st (8pm).
The spring 2013 semester of classes begins Monday January 14th and runs through Saturday May 12th with two vacation breaks, February18-24 and April 15-21, following the WSESU school systems breaks. Registration is the week preceding the start of spring classes – Monday, January 7th – Sunday, January 13th from 1pm – 6pm. Register by phone, in person, or online!
Friday, January 11th, Burklyn Ballet Theatre will be holding auditions for its summer intensive programs in Johnson, VT. The auditions will be at Brattleboro School of Dance at 4:30pm (Intermediate level) and 5:30pm (advanced level). For more information visit http://www.BurklynBallet.com.
Regularly scheduled fall semester classes are on holiday break through Tuesday January 1st. Classes will resume on Wednesday January 2nd. There are a few classes still going on by drop-in ($15) over the break.
- Thursday December 27th – Intermediate Modern with Jamie 5:15 – 6:45pm
- Friday December 28th – Low Intermediate Ballet with Anna Mae 9:30 – 11:00am
- Saturday December 29th – Intermediate Ballet with Mucuy 10:30am – 12:00pm
There are Zumba classes by drop-in ($15) or use your Zumba class card or fall semester make-ups:
- Saturday December 22 930am
- Thursday December 27 7:00pm
- Saturday December 29 9:30am
Bojan Spassoff and Stephanie Wolf-Spassoff, co-director’s of The Rock School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will be auditioning for their 2013 summer ballet intensive program, set to run June 24th through August 3rd, 2013. The audition will be at Brattleboro School of Dance Tuesday, December 18th during the 4:30pm Intermediate Ballet class. Class will be taught by studio founder, Kathleen Keller and will be observed by The Rock School’s co-directors. The $17 drop-in fee for the class includes a discounted audition fee. Students enrolled in the Tuesday ballet class and BSD students using make-ups only pay a $5 audition fee.
Friday, December 14th there will be two performances of “Selections From The Nutcracker” performed by the BSD dancers at the dance studio on the 3rd floor of 22 High Street in downtown Brattleboro. The shows are at 7:00 pm and 7:45 pm. Admission is by donation. Donations benefit the BSD scholarship program which provides tuition assistance to underserved families in the region.
There is also currently a silent auction running at the studio to raise funds for the Windham Regional Career Center Dance Program field trip to the Regional High School Dance Festival this March. Placing bids on such lovely items as princess costumes by Fantasy Wear, a shoulder bag from Altiplano and gift certificates from local merchants like Frankie’s Pizza, Windham Flowers and Amy’s Bakery will help send our High School dance students to Norfolk on March 6th. The silent auction closes Monday December 17th at 8:30pm, with the drawing occurring Tuesday morning December 18th.
Handicapped Access to the studio is through the rear entrance on Green Street Extension opposite the Shriner’s Club.
Dancers participating in the performance should arrive at the studio at 6pm.
Regular Classes are on Thanksgiving Break this week – Monday 11/19 through Sunday 11/25.
Jane’s classes will be held this week as a make-up for the last week of September. Her Thursday morning 7:30 and 9:30 classes will be on Wednesday this week at 7:30am and 9:30am.
Robin will be holding a make-up for both of her Tap classes on Tuesday at 4:30 for Beginning/Advanced Beginning Tap and Wednesday at 4:30 for Intermediate Tap. These are in advance of her week off the first week of January.
Kathi will be holding Pointe I on Monday at 3:45, Pointe II on Monday at 4:30, Intermediate Ballet on Tuesday at 4:30, and Pointe III on Tuesday at 6:00 as make-ups for her missed classes earlier this term.
Zumba Toning will be held this Monday at 7pm and Zumba will be held this Saturday at 9:30am. If you’ve missed a class that you’re registered for this term, you may do a make-up in Zumba!
Brattleboro School of Dance is now offering Zumba Fitness classes on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Check out our schedule