LAURA’S STUDIO OF PERFORMING ARTS
October 2015 Newsletter


UPCOMING EVENTS:

October:1st $35 Costume Deposit Due

November:13th Preschool will perform at Regency Square Mall
                    STUDIO CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING Nov 23rd–28  

December:11thDance Company performs at Regency Square Mall
                    STUDIO CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS Dec 21st – Jan 4th 

January:4th Classes resume

February:1st Recital costume balances due

March:STUDIO CLOSED FOR SPRING BREAK 
March28th-April 2nd

April:18-23 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


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.

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.

RECITAL COSTUME DEPOSITS: Please note that recital costume deposits are due the first of this month. Costumes will be ordered by mid-November, so we can get them in earlier. All classes will perform in the recital except specialty classes: back handspring strength/flex and leaps and turns. A $35 deposit is required for each costume your child will need. No costume will be ordered without a deposit being made. Our recital pictures will be taken in April this year, The balance of $35(preschool/adv preschool) and $40(all others) will be due by the first of February.
A $20 shipping/processing fee will be added for all costumes ordered after November 1st. If ordered late there is no guarantee that the costume will be delivered in time for the class pictures in April. 

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.

REFLEXIONS: We are getting new inventory in weekly. Please check out the shop for your child's dancewear needs. We are also selling overstretch bars and gymnastic mats. These would make great Christmas gifts for your dancer or tumbler.

MUSIC THEATRE: We are offering Music Theatre on Wednesday's from 5:30-6:30 for ages 6 & up. This class focuses on vocal training and basic choreography. Most all song choices will come from familiar broadway shows. Please come try out this class for free.

BOYS HIP HOP, BREAKIN, TUMBLING: We are offering this class for boys ages 5-12. This class meets on Wednesday's from 6:30-7:30. It will focus on hip hop choreography, break dancing and tumbling technique. Come try out this class for free.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WEEK: We will be celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month the week of October 19th-25th. Wear pink to class all week.

FRIEND WEEK: LSOPA will be having friend week October 26th-31st. This is the only week during the year you can bring your friends to any of your dance classes and let them experience how much fun dance can be. You may also try out other classes during this week.

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.

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 beapplied to your account.

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

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