Cameron Dance Academy – Important Dates 2018 / 2019




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Office Hours

Please e-mail the office at camerondanceacademy@yahoo.ca. We will do our best to respond within 2 business days. If a student is going to be absent for a lesson, especially during choreography, the office must be notified by email.


Parents Observation Days

Information regarding scheduling will be sent to each class separately.

Parent’s Observation Days are provided for parents to see the progression of the students and we encourage parents to video the class so the students have the music and work at home. It is also the time when student’s needs are pointed out, and general information is explained. Please do not bring other siblings, the attention of other parents, students and teachers is distracting, as it is unfair to expect younger siblings to sit quietly. These unfortunate distractions do affect the quality of the class. We cordially invite other relatives, and friends to our Annual Performance at the beginning of June.


Picture Days May 4-5:

Photo Sessions with Ideal Engineering Photography
(8:00 am to 8:00 pm, takes place in studio) Schedule TBA

Cameron Dance Academy’s Annual Production at the Surrey Arts Theatre

All Students perform in both shows. (Tickets available April through The Arts Centre’s box office 604-501-5566 or online www.arts.surrey.ca)

Students arrival times are 1 hour before curtain or 10:00am for GVE classes for warm-up. Students must be in attendance for all rehearsal classes and performances. Please do not book holidays during the choreography sessions from April to showtime, consideration and consistency of students is needed to develop the choreography in this brief number of classes. In this respect, any missed sessions may require the student to be excluded from that portion of choreography, so pieces are to our highest standards. We will video both shows and order forms made available at show should be returned by Saturday June 15th.



Friday May 31 3:30 – 10:00 Dress Rehearsal blocks of times to be announced
Saturday June 1 – Curtain at 1:00 PM – Matinee Performance
Saturday June 1 – Curtain at 6:30 PM – Evening Performance

Holidays

The studio will be closed to observe certain holidays, two weeks at Christmas and one week for Spring Break. Classes are held on Rememberance Day, Family Day, Easter Weekend, and school Pro-D days.

Special Events for Studio!

September – Welcome October November
(T) 4 – First Day of Classes
(T) 11 – Completed Direct Deposit Forms & VOID cheques submitted to Office
(F) 14 – First Direct Deposit processed for Sept/June Fees
(M) 1 – Direct Deposit
(M) 8 – Studio Closed for Thanksgiving
(M) 15 – Festival Entry Consent Forms due
Festival Competition Dates posted to website for Competitive Division
(Th) 1 – Direct Depost including Costume Rental Fees
(M) 12 – Studio OPEN
Parents Observation Dates & Times to be distributed to classes for November
December January February
(M) 3 – Direct Deposit
(Su) 23 Studio Closed for Christmas Holidays
(W) 2 – Direct Deposit
(M) 7 – School Re-opens
(F) 1 – Direct Deposit
(S-Su) 2-3 – Festival Dress Rehearsal (Schedule TBA)
(S-Su) 9-10 – 1st Mock Class Awards & Exam performance for eligible GE students
Feb 13-Mar 5 – Chilliwack Festival @ HUB Theatre/Rotary Hall, Chilliwack
(M) 18 – Family Day, Studio Open
March April May
(F) 1 – Direct Deposit
(W-S) 13-16 – Festival du Ballet @ Surrey Arts Centre, Surrey
(Su-Su) 17-24 – Studio Closed
1 Week (Spring Break)
Parents Observation Dates & Times to be distributed to classes for March
(M) 1 – Direct Deposit
(S-Su) 6-7 – Final Mock Class Awards & Exam performance
(M-Su) 8-14 – Synergy @ Bell Centre, Surrey
(W-S) 17-20 – Our requested dates GE Exam Spring Session. NOTE: Exams may fall on Easter Weekend.
(F-S) 19-20 – Good Friday OPEN
(M) 22 – Easter Monday, Closed
Competitive class times TBA
(M-Su) 22-28 – Peak Invitational @ Centennial Theatre, North Van
(W) 1 – Final Direct Deposit
(S-Su) 4-5 – Picture Days @ Studio
(M) 20 – Studio Closed Victoria Day
(T-Su) 21-26 – Dance Power @ The Act Theatre, Maple Ridge
June July August
Two Year End performances for all at Surrey Arts Theatre
(F) May 31 – Dress rehearsal 3:30 pm – 10:00pm at Surrey Arts Theatre *Schedule TBA
(S) June 1 –Two performances:
Arrive 10:00 warm-up (Gr5 up)
Full cast 12:00 then 5:30 again
1:00 pm Matinee performance 6:30pm Evening performance
(M-S) 10-15 – Bring a friend to class & New student registration
(S) 15 – DVD & BluRay Order Forms Due
(Su) 16 – Season closes
Children’s Summer Dance Camps TBA (M-Th) 19-22 10:00-2:00
Summer School Week 1
(M-Th) 26-29 10:00-4:00
Summer School Week 2

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