2017 / 2018 Year at a Glance

APRIL 2017

Saturday April 1st – All classes resume

Friday April 14th to Monday April 17th – The studio will be closed for Easter Break. All classes resume Tuesday April 18th

Monday April 24th to Saturday April 29th – Viewing week for all classes & registration packages are handed out

MAY 2017

Monday May 1st – Recital tickets go on sale and Fall registration opens

Friday May 19th to Monday May 22nd – Studio closed for May Long Weekend. All classes resume Tuesday May 23rd

Saturday May 27th to Thursday June 1st – Class pictures will be taken at the studio. Specific schedule TBA

JUNE 2017

Thursday June 8th – Last day of classes for all sessional and full year programs

Friday June 9th – The studio will remain closed – No Classes

Saturday June 10th – Recital dress rehearsal at The Bella Theatre Mount Royal University. Specific schedule TBA. The studio will remain closed – No Classes

Sunday June 11th – Year end recital at The Bella Theatre Mount Royal University. Children’s & Junior Show 11:00am / Youth Teen Competitive Show 3:00pm 

Monday June 12th to Thursday June 22nd – Mandatory Competitive Training & Technique classes for ALL competitive team members.  Dancers must attend in order to be eligible to compete.  Exceptions cannot be made

JULY 2017

Summer Session Programs TBA

AUGUST 2017

Monday August 14th to Friday August 18th – Summer Camps

Monday August 21st to Friday August 25th – Summer Camps

Tuesday August 29th to Thursday August 31st – Mandatory Competitive Training & Technique Bootcamp for ALL competitive team members.  Dancers must attend in order to be eligible to compete.  Exceptions cannot be made (ALL competitive team members including, petite crew and part time hip hop crew)

SEPTEMBER 2017

Tuesday September 5th – Sunday September 10th – Holiday production character role choreography & guest choreography solos, duets, trios, groups and lines

Monday September 11th – All full year and Fall programs begiN

Friday September 22nd – Annual competition meeting for Mini, Junior, Youth, Teen and New competitive team members 7:00pm.  Mandatory for all competitive team parents.  Dancers are not required to attend, classes are as usual

Friday September 29th – Annual competition meeting for Pre Inter, Intermediate and Advanced competitive team members 7:00pm.  Mandatory for all competitive team parents.  Dancers are not required to attend, classes are as usual

Saturday September 30th – View Dance Convention at BMO Centre for all full time competitive team members. Part time competitive hip hop dancers are not required to attend.

OCTOBER 2017

Friday October 6th to Monday October 9th – Studio closed for Thanksgiving.  Classes resume Tuesday October 10th

Tuesday October 10thAll classes resume

Tuesday October 31st – Studio is CLOSED for Halloween

NOVEMBER 2017

Wednesday November 1st – Holiday Production Tickets go on sale

Saturday November 11th – Studio is OPEN for Remembrance Day, all classes as usual

Saturday November 11th – 1st Blocking rehearsal for Holiday Production at Absolute Dance 2:00-5:00pm. Mandatory for all participants

Saturday November 18th – 2nd Blocking rehearsal for Holiday Production at Absolute Dance 2:00-5:00pm. Mandatory for all participants

Friday November 24th – Dress rehearsal for Holiday Production at Absolute Dance 4:30-8:30pm.  All competitive classes are cancelled on this day due to dress rehearsal. Mandatory for all participants

Sunday November 26th – Holiday Production show day at The Wright Theatre Mount Royal University.  Show times 1:00pm & 4:00pm

DECEMBER 2017

Monday December 11th – Saturday December 16th – Viewing week for all classes

Tuesday December 19th – Last day of fall session and last day of regular classes before the holiday break

Wednesday December 20th – Studio Holiday Party (no classes)

Thursday December 21st to Friday January 5th – The studio will be closed for the holiday break. All classes resume Saturday January 6th

JANUARY 2018

Saturday January 6th – All classes resume.  Winter session begins

*Please note there are no scheduled competitive team rehearsals over the holiday break

FEBRUARY 2018

Friday February 16th to Monday February 19th – Studio closed for Family Day Weekend.  Classes resume Tuesday February 20th

Tuesday February 20thAll classes resume

Friday February 23rd  – Plies to Performance. An evening of Ballet Repertoire and Song & Dance performances by your Ballerinas and Triple Threat Performance Crew 6:00pm 1st seating & 7:30pm 2nd seating

MARCH 2018

Friday March 2nd & Saturday March 3rd   – Competitive group dress rehearsal and photos at Absolute Dance.  Mandatory for ALL competitive team members.  Dancers must attend in order to be eligible to compete. Exceptions cannot be made

Sunday March 4th   – Competitive solo dress rehearsal at Absolute Dance 10:00am-6:00pm. All competitive classes are as usual.  Mandatory for all solos

Friday March 23rd to Thursday April 5th – The studio will be closed for Spring / Easter Break. Classes resume Friday April 6th

*Please note there are no scheduled competitive team rehearsals over the Spring / Easter break

APRIL 2018

Friday April 6th – All classes resume

Monday April 23rd to Saturday April 28th – Viewing week for all classes

MAY 2018

Tuesday May 1st – Recital tickets go on sale and Fall program registration begins

Friday May 18th to Monday May 21st – Studio closed for May Long Weekend. All classes resume Tuesday May 22nd

Tuesday May 22nd – All classes resume

Saturday May 26th to Thursday May 31st – Class pictures will be taken at the studio. Specific schedule TBA

JUNE 2018

Thursday June 7th – Last day of classes for all sessional and full year programs

Friday June 8th – Studio will remain closed

Saturday June 9th – Recital dress rehearsal at The Bella Theatre Mount Royal University 12:00-10:00pm.  Specific schedule TBA

Sunday June 10th – Year-end recital at The Bella Theatre Mount Royal University

Tuesday June 12th to Thursday June 21st – Mandatory Competitive Training & Technique classes for ALL competitive team members. Dancers must attend in order to be eligible to compete.  Exceptions cannot be made.  (ALL competitive team members including, petite crew and part time hip hop crew)

JULY 2018

Studio will remain closed

AUGUST 2018

Monday August 13th to Friday August 17th – Summer Camps

Monday August 20th to Friday August 24th – Summer Camps

Tuesday August 28th to Thursday August 30th – Mandatory Competitive Training & Technique Bootcamp for ALL competitive team members.  Dancers must attend in order to be eligible to compete.  Exceptions cannot be made. (ALL competitive team members including, petite crew and part time hip hop crew)

SEPTEMBER 2018

Monday September 10th – All full year & Fall programs begin