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Hello!

We would like to give a warm 2018-2019 welcome to our new and returning families. We are so very excited to start our dance year on Saturday, September 8th. To kick off our year, please enjoy our first monthly newsletter.

Car.jpgParking: We will be putting up a one-way sign, but in the meantime please enter through the front, veer right and go around back to exit the other side of the driveway. This will help with the flow of traffic during hectic studio hours and keep everyone safe. Please, no parking on the grass! There are sprinkler heads in the ground that we do not wish to be run over. Also, smoking is not permitted on studio grounds. Thank you for your cooperation.

Because barefoot feet touch our floor, please leave your shoes at the door! Our dancers are often grabbing a drink in between classes or entering the Reception area to change their shoes before heading back into the dance studio.  Any gravel or sand then gets carried into the room with them, which is no fun to dance on! As dancers, family, and friends enter the studio, there is plenty of space for shoes on the benches with shoe racks to the left and on the shoe racks to the right.  Please direct your dancer to use the shoe racks as we need to keep the mats clear for people to enter and exit.  We’d hate for someone to trip! Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Download.jpg2018 Recital Digital Download: Check your inboxes for a PDF on how to view and download the video on VIMEO. It’s best to download and save the attachment for future reference, or you view it on the website under the drop down Digital Video on the Recital tab.  Please note that for privacy purposes, the password is listed on the PDF, but not on the website. For those who ordered physical DVDs, they will be available at our Open House on Saturday, August 18th from 9-11am.

 

Open House.jpgOPEN HOUSE: YOU’RE INVITED! Come join us at our OPEN HOUSE for fun, food and FREE trial classes! Check out our bounce house, meet our faculty, tour the studio, and find out why dancers at Joy of Dance are considered family! We will be happy to talk about fall classes with you. New and returning families are welcome to attend!!

When: Saturday, August 18th 9:00-11: 00 am, free Trolls demo class starting at 9:30 am for ages 3-7 as well as a Ninja Tumbling Workshop for ages 8-12.
Calendar.jpgCar Wash Fundraiser: CALLING ALL DIRTY CARS! We want YOU to stop by our car wash this Saturday to benefit the Joy of Dance Disney squad! These are hard-working dancers who can help make your vehicle squeaky clean! Car washes are by donation and will help get these kiddos to reach their goal of dancing in Disney in 2019.
When: Saturday, August 4th from 9:00am-12:00pm
Where: Joy of Dance- 29 Calef Highway Lee, NH

Calendar.jpgSummer Dance Performance: Come check out how hard our summer dancers have worked this season at our annual Summer Dance Showcase!  This year we are holding it at the studio. This is not a required performance, but we encourage all our summer dancers to invite friends and family to come see what they’ve been working so hard at all summer.

When: Saturday, August 18th from 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Where: Outback at the studio- parking might be limited so please try to carpool if possible. If the parking lot is full, people can park on Pinkham Road, but please do not park along Rt. 125.

Calendar.jpgTeam Intensives: Please check your inboxes for our team intensives August 27-29th. These intensives are mandatory for all Team/Troupe members and will provide students with a 1-hour master class and a head start on choreography for the year.  It will help dancers feel more confident in their choreography by showtime as well as allow more time in class to work on technique.


Calendar.jpgLee Town Fair:
We are pleased to be offering another performance opportunity for our 2017-2018 Team dancers on Saturday, September 8th. We encourage all other Joy of Dance families to support us while enjoying the fair!

Performance Time: 1:30 PM

Call Time: 1:00 PM at fair

2017-2018 Performers and Rehearsal Times for 9/8

Mini Team- 10:30-11:00

Petite Team- 11:00-11:30

Junior Team-11:30-12:00

Junior Troupe- 11:00-11:30

Senior Team-12:15-12:30

Senior Team-12:15-12:30

Senior Troupe- 11:30-11:45

Tap Team-11:45-12:00

Ballet Team- 12:00-12:15

Costumes: black leotard with black shorts(or leggings if it’s chilly) and your JoD jacket. Rehearsal: We will have one short rehearsal the morning of, but dancers should make sure to refresh choreography in the days leading up to the event.

 

Lastly, for our news families or a brush up for our returning families:

Important.jpg2018-2019 Tuition:

Payment is due in full on the first of every month. Payments not received by the 10th of the month will be assessed a $10 late fee. A credit card is required to be on file for all accounts. If you would like to pay by cash or check, please choose the E-payment schedule option “Do Not Bill- backup card“, otherwise your card will be charged on the 1st of each month. All unpaid accounts will get their cards charged on the 20th of the month for the outstanding balance plus $10 late fee. Cash or check is accepted during class hours only via the tuition box on the office half wall, or check payments may be mailed to 29 Calef Hwy, Lee. Credit cards accepted online only. There is a $35.00 returned check charge for any checks returned by the bank.

 

We can’t wait to see you soon!

-JoD Staff

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