2018 / 2019 Year at a Glance

JULY 2018

Tuesday July 10 to Thursday July 12 – Acro Intensive 

AUGUST 2018

Monday August 13 to Friday August 17 – Summer Camps

Tuesday August 28 to Thursday August 30 – Training & Technique Intensive. Mandatory for all competitive team members.  Guest choreography solos, duets, trios, groups and lines

SEPTEMBER 2018

Tuesday September 4 to Sunday September 9 – Holiday production character role choreography & guest choreography solos, duets, trios, groups and lines

Monday September 10 – All full year and Fall programs begin

OCTOBER 2018

Thursday October 4 – Annual competition meeting for all team members 7:00pm.  Mandatory for all competitive team parents.  Dancers are not required to attend, classes are as usual

Friday October 5 to Monday October 8 – Studio closed for Thanksgiving.  Classes resume Tuesday October 9

Tuesday October 9 – All classes resume

Wednesday October 31 – Studio is CLOSED for Halloween

NOVEMBER 2018

Thursday November 1 – Holiday Production Tickets go on sale 

Saturday November 10 – 1st Blocking rehearsal for Holiday Production at Absolute Dance 12:00-4:00pm. Mandatory for all participants

Saturday November 17 – 2nd Blocking rehearsal for Holiday Production at Absolute Dance 12:00-4:00pm. Mandatory for all participants

Friday November 23 – 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 25 – Holiday Production show day at The Wright Theatre Mount Royal University.  Show times 2:00pm & 4:00pm

DECEMBER 2018

Thursday December 13 to Wednesday December 19 – Viewing week for all classes

Wednesday December 19 – Last day of classes before the holiday break

Thursday December 20 to Sunday January 6 – The studio will be closed for the holiday break. All classes resume Monday January 7

JANUARY 2019

Monday January 7 – All classes resume.  Winter session begins

FEBRUARY 2019

Thursday February 14 to Monday February 18 – Studio closed for Family Day Weekend.  Classes resume Tuesday February 19

Tuesday February 19  – All classes resume

MARCH 2019

Friday March 1 – 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

Friday March 8 & Saturday March 9 – Competitive group dress rehearsal and photos at Absolute Dance.  Mandatory for all competitive team members. 

Sunday March 10 – Competitive solo dress rehearsal at Absolute Dance 10:00am-6:00pm.  Mandatory for all solos, duets & trios

Thursday March 21 to Sunday March 31 – The studio will be closed for Spring Break. Classes resume Monday April 1

APRIL 2019

Monday April 1 – All classes resume

Friday April 19 to Monday April 22 – The studio will be closed for Easter Break.  Classes resume Tuesday April 23

Tuesday April 23 – All classes resume

Monday April 29 to Saturday May 4 – Viewing week for all classes

MAY 2019

Wednesday May 1 – Recital Tickets go on sale 

Monday May 13 – 2019 / 2020 Fall program registration begins

Friday May 17 to Monday May 20 – Studio closed for May Long Weekend.  All classes resume Tuesday May 21

Tuesday May 21 – All classes resume

Saturday May 25 to Thursday May 30 – Class pictures will be taken at the studio.  Specific schedule TBA

JUNE 2019

Thursday June 6 – Last day of classes for all sessional and full year programs

Friday June 7 – Studio will remain closed

Saturday June 8 – Recital dress rehearsal at The Bella Theatre Mount Royal University 11:00am-6:00pm.  Specific schedule TBA

Sunday June 9 – Year-end recital at The Bella Theatre Mount Royal University.  Specific showtimes TBA

Tuesday June 11 to Thursday June 20 – Competitive Training & Technique Intensive.  Mandatory for all competitive team members

JULY 2019

Monday July 8 to Friday July 12 – Summer Camps 

Tuesday July 9 to Thursday July 11 – Acro Training & Technique Intensive. Optional for all competitive team members  

AUGUST 2019

Monday August 12 to Friday August 16 – Summer Camps

Tuesday August 27 to Thursday August 29 – Training & Technique Intensive. Mandatory for all competitive team members.  Guest choreography solos, duets, trios, groups and lines

SEPTEMBER 2019

Monday September 9th – All full year & Fall programs begin