April & May 2016 Newsletter


May:27th Recital Dress Rehearsal May 27th at Norton Aud.

28th SPRING RECITAL on May 28th at Norton Auditorium

  June 6th Summer Classes Begin

26th ANNUAL RECITAL: Please mark your calendars for our 26th annual recital. Dress rehearsal will be Friday, May 27 at 4pm. Recital will be Saturday, May 28 at 7pm.

RECITAL TICKETS: Recital tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at All seats are RESERVED. Everyone, except dancers, over the age of 2 needs a ticket.

CLASS ATTENDANCE: Teachers have started choreographing for recital. It is very important that all students attend class regularly so they can be ready for recital in May.

RECITAL SHOES AND TIGHTS: The accessories list is posted in the lobby along with the costume list.

RECITAL FEE: There was a $50 recital fee due back in March . This fee helps to cover the cost of Norton Auditorium, backdrops, security, sound and stage crew. Included in this fee will be a 26th Anniversary t-shirt and program book.

RECITAL VIDEO: Burns Mass Media will again be filming our recital. Cost is $40 and can be ordered in the office.

SUMMER CLASSES: LSOPA Summer classes will begin on June 6th and run through July 18th(no class July 4th). Schedule is posted on the website and on the bulletin board. Mrs. Laura will also be teaching in Russellville on Thursdays.

 STUDIO WEAR & BAGS: We still have a few Laura’s Studio rhinestoned sweat suits available for sale in the office. Cost is $45. Also, Just in are glittered and embroidered LSOPA backpacks with your child’s name. Cost $40.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Please note that class tuition is based on a 4 week month (even if there are five weeks) and is paid regardless of classes unattended. Tuition remains the same regardless of absences, vacations, or holidays. No refunds or adjustments will be made due to absences. Make-up classes are encouraged and must be taken within the month missed. If there are extenuating circumstances (medical, etc.) please contact the office or Mrs. Laura so other arrangements can be made. If you choose to withdraw from a class please let the office know before the start of the month so that your account can be adjusted, once the month has started the account cannot be adjusted. You cannot dropout for a month. If you miss for an entire month, you must still pay for that month, but all classes missed can be made up.

INSTAGRAM:Please go to our Instagram page, lsopadance_ , to view videos and photos taken in class. Follow the page and please share with others.

FACEBOOK: Please go to facebook and like and share our page. We will be posting lots of information on this page, such as important dates, weather closing etc... We will also post pics of LSOPA dancers.

PRIVATE LESSONS: Many of you have asked about private lessons for your child. We can choreograph a routine for a pageant or talent show, as well as work with your child on something they want to learn or are having trouble with. All of the teachers here can do them. Please book through the office.

REMINDERS: Tuition is due by the 10th of the month or a $10.00 late fee will be applied to your account.

  Office and Reflexions Hours: Monday – Thursday 12-8
  Friday 12 – 6
  Saturday 10 – 3