February 2024 Newsletter

February 2024 Dance News

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!

Below are important SDA updates for the month of February:

Payments

Fees for February tuition have been posted and will be charged on Feb 5th. Any balances from before January will be issued a late fee so please clear those balances!

 

Diamond Dancers’ 4th Annual Team Showcase

This year, our Diamond Dancers will be having a team showcase open to the public to kick off our 2024 Competition Season! The dancers will be performing all of their pieces that are not typically in our recital (and some that are) including solos, duos, trios, and groups. Come and see what our Competition teams are all about! Our Showcase will be held in two parts on Sunday, March 10th at Nashua North High School. Show #1 will be Solos Only and will begin at 11am. Show #2 will be duos, trios, and groups and will be at 4:30pm. Tickets are only $10.00 per person and one ticket will get you into BOTH shows! If you are interested in coming to this show, please EMAIL MISS BECKY for tickets (Tickets to this event will not be sold online).

June Recital

Our June 2024 recitals will be held on June 9th and 14th at Littleton High School! We are so excited to celebrate our Sweet 16th season recital with everyone! As usual, we will have 2 recitals split by age group. Our first show on Sunday, June 9th will be at 11am and will include: All Tots, All Preschool, All Combo, All Kinder, Mini Team, some DD extra pieces (no solos). Our second show will be on Friday, June 14th at 4:30pm and will include: All Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, Teen, Advanced, and Adults. We will have Dress Rehearsals on Tuesday, June 4th (4-9pm), Wednesday, June 5th (4-9pm), Thursday, June 6th (4-9pm), Sunday, June 9th (2-9pm after recital) Tuesday, June 11th (4-9pm) and Thursday June 13th (4-9pm). Each class will only be required to be there for a 15 min time slot on stage per class NOT all weekend. These times will get scheduled as we get closer to June.

Costume prices will be emailed out by February Vacation and charged March 1st. Teachers will begin recital dances around this time as well, so please let us know before March 1st BY EMAIL if you will not be participating in this event! All classes except technique classes will be included in this recital! Please let me know if you have any questions!

 

Summer 2024

SUMMER REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOMETIME IN MARCH! Please watch your emails for our summer schedule announcements!

This summer SDA plans to offer our regular 6 week session classes for ages 2-adult from July 8th-August 16th. Some of the classes offered this summer will be Acro Intensives, Technique/Conditioning intensives, Ballet Intensives, Tap Intensives, Hip Hop, Jazz/Lyrical, Adult Classes, Kinder Classes, Preschool, Tots, and much more!

 

We will be offering our Dance Camps for all ages (posted soon on our website!):

Dance Intensive 1 (ages 5-9 and Mini/Petite) *dates TBD

Dance Intensive 2 (ages 9-12 and Juniors) *dates TBD

Dance Intensive 3 (ages 12-18 and Teens) *dates TBD

Dance Intensive 4 (ages 13-18 and Advanced/Elite) *dates TBD

BROADWAY BOUND DANCE CAMP (ages 8-18) *dates TBD

Disney Princess Adventure Camp (ages 3-6) *dates TBD 

Also look out for one-day workshops and intensives throughout the summer for those with busy schedules that cannot make summertime commitments! Private Lessons are also offered by request. Ask Miss Becky for details!

  

February 2024 Dancer of the Month: Aubrey Edwards Age 17

Aubrey has only been dancing at SDA for a year, but it feels like so much more! Aubrey is one of our Teen Emerald Diamond Dancers and also takes every class offered for her age! Aubrey is amazing at picking up and remembering choreography and is also a natural performer. She a great teammate, always helping to encourage and uplift others and is so close to her fellow Emeralds. She is kind and respectful to her teachers and always ready to work hard which is appreciated by all of her instructors! We are so excited to have her this year and cannot wait to watch her shine at competition this season!

 

Important Dates:

February 19th-25th: February School Vacation- STUDIO IS CLOSED

March 1st: Costume Fees charged with tuition

March 10th: Diamond Dancers Showcase 11am (solos) and 4:30pm (Duos/Trios/Groups) Nashua North High School

April 15th-21st: April School Vacation- STUDIO IS CLOSED

 

Snow Days

In the case of inclement weather, please check our website www.sdawestford.com , our facebook page, or our instagram for announcements. Emails will be sent out to the classes scheduled that day if we are cancelling class. SDA follows weather advisories and considers when Westford schools are cancelled.

 

 

As always, if you have any questions, please email me at Becky@sdawestford.com Thank you!!!