Feb 2019 HIP News - Company Teams

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Calendar Events:       

Feb. 2nd -        Junior Company Extra Rehearsal 9:00-10:30am
Feb. 2nd -        Small Elite Extra Rehearsal 10:30-12:30pm
Feb. 2nd          Tiny Company Extra Rehearsal 12:30-2:30pm
Feb. 5th-         Tuition Due
Feb. 8th-         Junior Elite Extra Rehearsal 4:00-7:00pm
Feb. 9th-         Mini Elite Extra Rehearsal 9:00-11:00am
Feb. 9th-         Elite Company Extra Rehearsal 12:00-2:00pm
Feb. 14th-       Dress Rehearsal- Junior Elite
Feb. 18th -      Studio Closed- Presidents Day
Feb. 18th-       Competition Kickoff Party 4:30-5:30pm Pizza, Pie Café (3078 w 7800s)
Feb. 19th-       Competition Information Night for parents-7:00-8:00pm Studio C
Feb. 20th -      Final Costume/Competition Payment Due
Feb. 22nd-      Elite Contemporary and Small/Mini Elite Hip Hop to perform at CHHS Drill Showcase
Feb. 23rd-       Dress Rehearsal- No Varity Teams

Account Balances:

ACCOUNTS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY FEBRUARY 20TH.

Competition Kick Off Party:

As competition season approached we like to get the dancers together for some team bonding before we compete. We will hold this party on Monday, Feb. 18th at the Pizza, Pie Café from 4:30-5:30pm. We have the banquet room reserved!

Competition Information Night:

As competition season approaches there will be many questions that need to be answered. I will be holding a parent meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19th from 7:00-8:00pm in Studio C to discuss competition procedures. Please try to attend!! 

Practices, Extra Practices, and Performances:

We are coming into the busy months of competition season. As a reminder classes and extra rehearsals are not optional. We have asked you not to schedule family vacations or activities near competition months. It is very frustrating to instructors when dancers are continually missing class. We try to give as much notice as we can when extra rehearsals are scheduled. We receive special invites to perform at different local events in the month of March. These performances are also required.

Costumes:

Many costumes will arrive towards the end of February right before dress rehearsal. Please be patient and remind the girls they will not need them until we perform. When you start receiving them I recommend putting your dancers name in every piece. This way if it gets picked up by another dancer or left we will know who to return it to. Many costumes have hair pieces and miscellaneous accessories. Team moms will keep them and bring to all competitions and performances! Earrings- If you have not responded to your email regarding team earrings then please review it and email me ASAP.

Spring Technique Workshops:

We will be offering a series of technique workshops beginning in March. Dancers will learn to enhance their endurance, style, form and technique. Each class will concentrate on different aspects of dance, striving to improve their overall technical ability. These are great classes for those interested in auditioning for our “Company Teams” or for those wanting to improve their technical abilities! Cost per class is $15.00 per hour class or $20.00 per hour and a half. Classes will be held on Saturday, March 16th, April 6th,

May 4th, & June 8th.  Ages 10+ 8:30-10:00am, Ages 6-9 10:00-11:30am. Signups available in the office!

Pre-Registration is required. Class size will be limited.

Company Dress Rehearsal:

Our team dress rehearsal will be held at the studio on Sat., Feb. 23rd from 7:45am-2:30pm. Detailed times will be emailed out the first week in Feb. Your dancer will not need to be there the entire day. Team rehearsals could last up to 2hrs depending on the number of dances they are competing. This is a closed practice. Competition hair and make up will be required along with all costumes and shoes. Competition hair and make-up will be reviewed again at the parent meeting. We will need one parent volunteer (team mom) per class.

Junior Elite will have dress rehearsal on Thursday, Feb. 14th because of a scheduling conflict with their instructor. This information was already emailed out. They will need to follow competition hair and make up procedures. I will send another email next week with more instructions.

Elite- Will have dress rehearsal for Hip Hop on Thursday, Feb. 14th during Hip Hop class. Hair, make up, and costume will be required.      

Mark your Calendars:

March 2nd – WDFK Competition- Taylorsville High School
March 30th- Dance Spectacular Competition- Woods Cross High School
April 15th -19th- Studio Closed for Spring Break
April 25th- Dress Rehearsal- Varsity Teams
April 27th - USA Dance Challenge- Roy High School- Varsity Teams attending.
May 3rd- Small Varsity and Mini Varsity Class Picture Day
May 6th- Registration Opens for Regular/Level 2 Classes
May 10th-11th- Nuvo Dance Convention-Elite, Jr. Elite, & Small Elite attending.
May 18th- Gotta Move Dance Competition- Timpanogos High School- Varsity Teams attending.
May 27th- Memorial day- Studio Closed
June 15th- Spring Recital@ Taylorsville High School *Check In 9:30am Perforamnce-10:00am
June 17th & 18th- Company Auditions
June 24th- Company Parent Meeting*7:00pm
July 8th-11th- Session #1 Company Summer Intensives
July15th-19th- Session #2 Company Summer Intensives
August 5th- Classes Begin for the 2019-2020 Season

Dancer Spotlight

Rylan Fitch - Thursday Hip Hop

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Rylan is our soft hearted and responsible 8 year old that loves to laugh and have fun with her family and friends. She's a great big sister and a wonderful example to them. She enjoys traveling, camping, and hanging out with all of her friends. She does great in school with spelling being her best subject. She's been dancing with HIP for three years now and loves performance time. We love watching her succeed at whatever she puts her mind to and are so proud of her!

Saydie Valenzuela - Junior Company

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