Learn to dance
Love to dance
The Dance Works
1580 Osgood Street
Rte. 125, South Entrance)
North Andover, MA 01845
LIABILITY WAIVERS: If you have not signed a liability waiver for yourself or your children, please do so and return to the studio immediately. You can download this form from our website, or obtain one at the office.
APRIL VACATION: There will be NO REGULAR CLASSES from Mon. April 16, 2018 - Sat. April 21, 2018.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: No regular classes Friday May 25, 2018 - Monday May 28, 2018.
THE LAST DAY OF REGULAR CLASSES WILL BE THURSDAY, JUNE 21st.
RECITAL THEME: Turn Up the Music
Non-competitive students: Friday June 22nd from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Methuen High School. Please see specific class and time info on our website in the "recital" section.
Competitive students: Friday June 22nd from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Methuen High School. No costumes, but dancers must wear a black leotard, tan tights, black shorts, and have all the proper shoes with them. Hair must be tied back. Visit our website for complete schedule.
Adult students: Saturday June 23rd from 8:00 – 10:00 AM at Methuen High School.
Competitive Showcase: Saturday June 23rd at 3:30 PM at Methuen High School. All specialty routines will perform. There is no admission to this show and everyone is invited to attend.
SPECIAL EVENING OF DANCE: Date and place to be announced soon! All specialties are invited to perform. This is a wonderful evening celebrating some of our students. There is no admission and everyone is welcome to attend.
DADS: Miss Gina is choreographing a “Dad’s” dance for recital on Wednesdays from 8:00-8:30 pm beginning April 4, 2018. Dads will perform a routine to "The Twist" in both recitals. There is no charge for the classes, and all dads (grandpas and uncles, too!) are invited to participate. Sign up at the office.
Non-Competitive Students: Monday, May 14th – Saturday, May 19th. All Non-Competitive Class costumes will be tried on this week during regular class times. It is important that a parent be present during this time – important information regarding these costumes, including hair and make-up, as well as dress rehearsal, picture and recital schedules will be discussed. COSTUMES WILL NOT BE GOING HOME THIS WEEK. The students will try on all costumes. They will then be collected at the end of class and any needed alterations will be done. Costumes will be passed out to go home in June (please see below for specific dates/times).
Competitive Students: – Saturday, March 10th - Friday, March 16th. All Competitive Class costumes will be distributed this week during regular class times using the following schedule. It is important that a parent be present during this time – important information regarding these costumes, including hair and make-up, will be discussed. All accounts must be paid in full, including March tuition, comp fees, costume balances, late fees, etc.
TICKET DAYS / COSTUME PICK-UP DAYS:
Ticket sales and costume pick-up will be at the studio on Thursday, June 14 from 6pm-9pm AND Saturday, June 16 from 1-4PM. These are the only days you may pick up costumes and purchase tickets at the studio. Tickets will also be on sale at all dress rehearsals and at the door – based on availability. All outstanding balances must be paid in full in order to pick up costumes and purchase tickets.
Note: Mothers who will be getting up to change their child will need to purchase an aisle seat. In order to keep the show moving smoothly, the traffic in and out of the auditorium must be kept to a minimum. To help us with this, whenever possible, please change your child’s costume during intermission.
Please note: Children and adults performing in the show are not allowed into the auditorium. Please do not purchase a ticket for them to that show. However, they can watch any show they are not performing in and will need a ticket to that performance.
CHAPERONES: We need chaperones for most classes at recital. Chaperones will stay with the classes in the dressing rooms during the show. You will be responsible for getting the class backstage for their routines, and back on stage for finale. You will also remain with the class until each child has been claimed by his/her parent or guardian after recital is over. Chaperones will receive 2 complimentary tickets.
PICTURES: Non-competitive students’ pictures will be taken at the studio on Thursday June 21, 2018. Visit our website for complete schedule breakdown.
Competitive students' pictures will be taken Sunday March 18, 2018 at the competitive dress rehearsal at the studio. Visit our website for complete schedule.
RECITAL MUSIC: If you wish to obtain a copy of your child’s recital music on CD, please fill in a “Recital Music” form and return to the office or Miss Paula. The cost is $5.00 (cash only); the CD will be ready in one week and delivered right to your child. If you have more than one child dancing in the recital all music can be put on one CD.
Reminder to all Competitive Students: You will be performing at Elite Performance Challenge, April 6th-8th in Windham, NH and Spirit of Dance Awards, May 4th-6th. Schedules will be emailed as soon as they are available.
Mandatory Competitive Dress Rehearsal for Elite Performance Challenge: A mandatory dress rehearsal for all comp classes will be on Sunday, March 18th at the studio in conjunction with pictures. Visit our website for the complete schedule.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES: Have your next birthday party with us. For more information, see the office.