Hello Dancers and Families,
We have successfully made it through the first week of our Spring Session! It’s so great to see dancers back in the studio. A few business notes:
If you are new to our studio - Welcome! Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our POLICIES, STUDIO ETIQUETTE, and DRESS CODE. Parents should drop off their dancers on the first floor for our youngest dancers through our Junior 1-2 level. They will be met by their class assistant or the person working the desk that day. After class, they will be brought back to the first floor. Exceptions are made for PrePrimary 1 and PrePrimary 2 dancers who need support getting to class.
For all dancers - we will no longer be providing hair supplies. Every class requires hair to be pulled back neatly from the face, so bring your hair ties!
January tuition was due on the 1st and is now considered delinquent. Payments received after January 10th will incur a $10 late fee. If you plan to pay by check, please bring your check in to your next class. If that class is after the 10th, let us know that is your plan, and the late fee will be waived.
May 2024 Performance (May 17th, 18th, and 19th) mailing will go out in early February. However, families must decide if their student(s) will participate in our performance by the end of January. 50% of costume fees will be posted with February tuition and 50% with March tuition. Once costumes are ordered, there are no refunds for costume fees, even if a family decides not to perform. We will assume that your dancer is participating unless you tell us otherwise. The performance is a very special experience and a truly rewarding way to end the year. For questions, please email us. You can find general information about the performance HERE.
Mandatory dates to consider when deciding on participation:
May 4 and 11th: Rehearsals at CD&FS for all of Isadora’s ballet classes
May 11th: Rehearsal at CD&FS for PrePrimary 1, PrePrimary 2, Primary 1, Primary 2, BKidz, Tap & Jazz Kidz A and B, and Modern Kidz.
May 12th-19th: Technical Rehearsals, Dress Rehearsals, and Performances at the Barre Opera House. Specific rehearsal times and performance details will be released in February.
Summer Camps are on the horizon! Our schedule will be released on January 22nd, and Registration will open for current families on February 1st. Registration for new families begins on February 5th. We will be offering a multi-camp discount of 10% - sign up for two or more camps per family and receive 10% off of your total camp tuition. As well as a referral discount of 5% - invite a new-to-us friend to take camp with you and receive a discount on your camp tuition when they enroll. A 25% deposit is due at enrollment to reserve your spot, and the remaining tuition is due on June 1st. All camp details will be posted on our website HERE.
Looking forward to the rest of the semester, you can always find our STUDIO CALENDAR on our website. We are closed for February Break 2/23 - 3/2. Classes ARE HELD on March 4th and 5th. We are closed for April Break, 4/22-4/27.
Here's to week 2!
Isadora Snapp and the CD&FS Faculty
Dear Dancers and Families,
Happy New Year, and welcome to the Spring Semester! Classes begin tomorrow, January 2nd. I hope everyone enjoyed their Winter Break and is ready to step back into the Studio with renewed energy and focus.
I am extending a warm welcome to our new families and our new(est) teacher - Millie Heckler. Millie will be teaching two classes on Monday nights. Inferno Pilates Conditioning from 5:15-6:15 and Fusion (Intermediate/Advanced) from 6:15-7:45. Millie is an engaging, energetic teacher, and we are so lucky to have her. Enrollment for her classes is open. If you're curious about what a Millie Heckler Fusion class is like, contact the office about dropping in for a class.
On Fridays, we have added a second class time for Tap & Jazz Kidz. The A class will run from 3:45-4:30 pm, and the B class will run from 4:30-5:15 pm. These classes are at the same level and will be taught by Madison Atwood, who is taking over for Molly McCall. She is a member of Teen Jazz and a junior faculty teacher who loves jazz and tap dance. She is excited to share that love with the students. There is plenty of space for new students in these classes. Contact the Studio if your dancer would like to join. To adjust for the additional Tap & Jazz Kidz class, HipHop 1-2 will be shifting 15 minutes later and is now 5:15-6:45 pm.
Although it may seem far away, we are beginning to plan for our May performance at the Barre Opera House. For general performance information, please refer to our WEBSITE. Detailed information and schedules will be posted on the website and mailed to families in February. Costume fees will be broken into two payments this year and added to your JackRabbit account. 50% will be due on February 1st and 50% will be due on March 1st. Costume fees are charged per class, not per student. Our Ballet, Kidz, and Junior classes have a $60 costume fee. Our Teen Adult classes have an optional $30 costume fee that the teacher will decide. Those classes will be notified individually to address whether or not their class has a costume fee. We have several students who receive scholarships or do a work-study to afford their tuition. We are only able to offer scholarships for class tuition. Please let us know if you can sponsor a family and help offset their costume fees.
Summer Camps: This year, we will have a 3-week Summer Session with exciting, new class offerings. This session will run from June 10th to June 28th. We will also offer half and full-day Summer Camps during the last week of June and into July. Camps will serve a wide range of dancers in various dance genres. There will be something for everyone! Our camp schedule will be released on January 22nd, with registration opening on February 1st. Please take a moment to fill out our SURVEY so that we can best meet your needs when building our summer schedule. We want to hear from you!
Also taking place this summer - Save The Date for our 50th Anniversary Celebration at Goddard College the weekend of June 29th. Details to come!