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Dance Events for May/June 2018

May 24th: ECHALE¡¡
This is our student choreographes show.
Show time: 6:00pm
Call time: 4:30pm
 
May 25th: school assembly. 
 
Pegate rehearsals: Tues, 3-4 pm.
Magdelena rehearsals: Thurs, 3-4pm
 
June 1st: school assembly for incoming 6th graders. Dances to be determined. 

Upcoming Dance Events for April 2018!!

* April 12th-NPAA VAPA Showcase, On Broadway! 5:00pm-7:00pm
This is a mandatory show for ours dancers.
* April 14th-ERUSD Health Fair: 9am-10am. Various dances, tbd.
*April 25th- ERUSD VAPA Showcase: 5pm-8:00pm. Dances from advanced dance.
 

Field-trip Fundraiser!!

On March 16, 2018 (Friday), our dance department has an awesome opportunity to raise money for our dance needs AND witness a live taping of America's Got Talent!
We will leave the school at 2:00 pm, and return at approximately at 7:00 pm. Our transportation will be provided by the company, On Camera Audiences, at no cost. Students may bring snacks, and their cell phone, and money for Starbucks! They must dress nice, and will not be allowed to take their backpack. I will lock up all their belongings in my dance room before we leave to the fieldtrip.
We would LOVE to have as many chaperones as possible, It's a fun event you don't want to miss! Please let me know as soon as possible should you want to come along with us. You may bring relatives and friends as well. Email to crico@erusd.org. You may also send a note with your child to let me know to put you on the list.
Thank you so much for your support.

MANDATORY DANCE REHEARSAL THIS SATURDAY

This Saturday, March 10, 2018, the school we be open, so we are now scheduled for a mandatory rehearsal for our upcoming show, On Broadway!!
 
Rehearsal will began at 8:30 am to 10:30 am. Please be prompt!! Should all go well, we may be finished earlier than 10:30. Please bring water and a snack.
 
This mandatory rehearsal has a 10 point value toward your grade.
 

Upcoming Dance Events for March!!

On Broadway Dance Concert!!
March 15, 2018
7:00 pm ( show will last approximately 45 minutes)
Dancers Call Time: 5:00pm
Donations are gratefully accepted
 
Lunch & a show, during both school lunches: March 15th. Student choreographed dances.

Advanced Dance Auditions!!

On February 20th, students who wish to audition for Advanced Dance for the following school year (2018-2019), will come to the cafetorium afterschool until 4:30pm, to learn the choreography.
 
On February 22nd, students will be auditioned from 3-4:30 in the cafetorium. 
 
Results will be posted by the attendance window on Friday, February 23rd.

URGENT POST FOR 2ND PER. DANCE PARENTS/GUARDIANS

Due to the high volume of school buses after school, our bus from the Whittier Center Theatre will pick us up at 3:30pm. We will arrive back on campus at approximately 4:00pm.
 
Thank you for your understanding.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN DANCE!!

* DECEMBER 11TH (MONDAY), MANDATORY REHEARSAL AFTER-SCHOOL FROM 3:00PM-4:30PM.
 
*DECEMBER 14TH (THURSDAY), SHOWTIME!! 6:00PM-7:00PM
 
*DECEMBER 15TH (FRIDAY), SHOWTIME DURING SCHOOL HOURS!!
 
*ALL EVENTS ARE MANDATORY AND A VITAL COMPONENT TO OUR DANCE PROGRAM!!
 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT IN THE PERFORMING ARTS!!

Attention EVERYONE!!

I am happy to announce that our next dance show will be on December 14th, Thursday evening, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. The title/theme is HAPPY HOLLADAZE!!
 
Please feel free to email me should you have any questions. Most of the costume items will be furnished with just a few exceptions. Your child may ask that you purchase their own set of Christmas/Elf-type socks!

ATTENTION ALL DANCERS!!!

THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, FROM 9:00AM-12:OO NOON, WE WILL HAVE A MANDATORY ALL CAST REHEARSAL. IT IS SUPER, SUPER, IMPORTANT THAT EVERYONE BE IN ATTENDANCE TO RUN THE SHOW AND BE PREPARED FOR OUR UPCOMING SHOWS. GET EXCITED!!!
 
SHOW DATES!!
 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27TH DURING SCHOOL....WAITING FOR DETAILS FROM ADMINISTRATION.
 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 30TH AT 6:00 PM TO 7:00PM
CALL TIME FOR DANCERS IS 4:30PM. I WILL STAY ON CAMPUS, SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO HOME AND COME BACK....UNLESS YOU WANT TO..
 
DANCE PERFORMANCES ARE MANDATORY, AND HAVE A POINT VALUE OF 25 POINTS PER SHOW!!
 

Dance Shows Dates for Fall 2017!!

Our fall dance show dates are as follows:
 
Halloween Show 18---------------------------------Monday, October 30 6:00-6:30pm
 
VAPA Night--------------------------------------------Thursday, December 14. THIS IS A TENTATIVE DATE. OFFICIAL DATE IS UNDER DISCUSSION!!
 
**DETAILS TO FOLLOW**
 
Thank you for your continued support!

DANCE PERFORMANCE UPDATES FOR MAY!

In the month of May, 2017, our dancers will be participating in three shows as follows:
 
May 10, dancers will perform after school for the teachers at 1:00 pm-2:00pm. This is on a Wednesday/modified day. They will perform Our 70's Dance Show.
 
Sometime during the week of May 15 to the 19th, dancers will perform dances from our new show Echele! This is in celebration of culture, dance, unity, and diversity. Exact date and time will be determined.
 
May 31, dancers will participate in the the Visual & Performing Arts Showcase, for the 5th graders in our surrounding area. This will take place in our cafetorium from 9:00am-11:00am. We will perform selected dances from throughout this school year.
 
Thank you for your continued support in the performing arts!

MANDATORY REHEARSALS FOR OUR 70'S DANCE SHOW!!!!

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, we will run the entire show will all classes, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, we will have a dress rehearsal (costumes only) and run the entire show from 9am to 11:30am.
 
These rehearsals are mandatory.  Your attendance is required.
 
THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
 

UPCOMING PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR DANCERS!

We have two performances coming up soon!
 
The first, is our Spring Dance Concert 2017: Our '70's Show!
DATE: March 30th(Thursday)
TIME: 6:00pm
WHERE: NPAA Cafetorium
CALL TIME FOR DANCERS: 4:30pm. Check-in with Ms. Rico in dance room.
Approximate length of show 45-55 minutes.
 
The second show is for the ERUSD Health Fair
DATE: April 1st (Saturday)
TIME: 9:45am-10:25am
WHERE: The parking lot across the street from El Rancho High School.
CALL TIME FOR DANCERS: 9:00 am SHARP! Please come dressed in costume, make-up, hair, etc.