LAURA’S STUDIO OF PERFORMING ARTS
September 2015 Newsletter


UPCOMING EVENTS:
   
  September: 7th Studio Closed for Labor day

  October: 1st $35 Costume Deposit Due
 
November: 13th Preschool will perform at Regency Square Mall
STUDIO CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING Nov 23rd– 28th 
   
December:11th Dance Company performs at Regency Square Mall.
STUDIO CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS Dec 21st – Jan 4th 

January: 4th Classes resume

  February: 1stRecital costume balances due

March: STUDIO CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK 
March 28th-April 2nd

April: Recital pictures at the studio by Butler Photography 

May:27th Recital Dress Rehearsal May 27th at Norton Auditorium
SPRING RECITAL on May 28th & 29th at Norton Auditorium


MALL PERFORMANCE: Preschoolers will have the opportunity to perform at the mall and participate in the Santa parade on November 13th. The preschoolers should arrive at the mall at 5:30 pm the performace begins at 6:00pm. We will meet at the center court. There will be a Christmas performance by the preschoolers. Cost will be $50 for the costume. This money will be due by Nov. 10th. They will also perform on Fri. Dec. 4th at the First Friday Event Downtown Florence. More info to come.

FACULTY: We are so excited to have several faculty members back this fall. Clarence McDorman is teaching ballet on Mondays. He is driving up from B'ham every week. He has a Masters Degree in Dance Education from NYU and American Ballet Theatre and has been teaching ballet for over 20 years. His full bio is on our website. Ms. Ana Peeples is teaching Music Theatre on Wednesdays. If your child likes to sing and dance, they will love this class. Mrs. Chynna is back teaching hip hop, lyrical, and Dance Company and Miss Emily is back working with Pre-Schoolers.

 ADULT CLASSES: We are offering an adult jazz class on Monday nights at 7:30. We do a lot of stretching and cardio, and work on jazz technique and choreography. We have request to start up an adult tap class again. If you are interested, please let me know.

MUSIC THEATRE: We are offering a free Music Theatre trial class to all those interested on Wednesday, Sept 2nd. 5:30 -6:30 for ages 3-5 and 6:30-7:30 for ages 6 &up. This class focuses on vocal training and basic choreography. Most all song choices will come from familiar broadway shows. Please bring your dancer and let them try out this class for free.
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. 
REFLEXIONS: Just Arrived: huge selection of Motionwear basics, Katrina wear shorts and tops, Gymnastic leos and biketards, Punkz gear Hip hop wear and Lexi-luu 2 piece ruffled outfits.
LSOPA Sweats, Bags and Beanies: LSOPA rhinestoned sweats and embroidered dance bags and beanies will be available for Christmas gifts. Dance Bags are $37, Beanies are $12 , Rhinestoned Black and Pink Dancer Sweats are $45.
NO MORE LATE FEES! We are again offering automatic tuition deduction. You can sign up to have tuition, costume deposits, recital fees, and/or recital costume balances taken out on the due dates. If you are interested in signing up to have any or all of your fees automatically taken out please nstop in the office to get the form. If you have any questions please talk to the office.

LOCKERS: We need all dancers who currently have a locker here to come in the office and let us know which one is yours, by Monday. All others will have the locks cut off and rented to someone else. 

STUDIO POLICIES: Please be sure that you read over the studio policies. A copy can be found posted up in the studio or on the website. Things such as tuition policies, dress code and other important information can be found here.

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

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