Calendar

April

APR

20

Recital Tickets On Sale

April 20, 2024

Tickets for our June 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2024 recital go on sale. Reserved seating. Tickets are available here.

APR

26

Energy Dance Competition

April 26 – 28, 2024

Competition Company Event

May

May

3

Mind Body training

May 3rd, 2024 

6pm-6:45pm- 3rd-5th grade 

7pm-8:15 pm- 6th-12th grade

This dynamic workshop will  provide students with various tools they can use leading up to a performance. Join Shannon Mueller for a discussion on topics such as: pre-performance anxiety, post-performance rumination, and various strategies to build excitement or calm nerves.(COST $16)

May

04

The Academy Workshop Musical “Peter Pan” Performance

May 4, 2024

Performances will be held at the Schuleman Theatre at the Dove Library at 2 pm and 4pm. Tickets are available here.

May

10

Act 1 Talent Competition

May 10 – 12, 2024

Competition Company Event

May

13

Photo Week

May 13 -18, 2024

Students are invited to capture the dance year with a photo session with Doug McMinimy. A detailed photo schedule will be emailed one month prior to photo day. All dancers are encouraged to be part of their class photo so that their picture can be displayed in our yearbook, and in our lobby before our Art Alive dance concert.

May

24

Memorial Day Weekend

May 24 – 27, 2024

Studio closed.

May

24

Adrenaline Optional Dance Competition

May 24 – 27, 2024

Competition Company Event

June

Jun

01

Student Choreography Show

June 1, 2024

Event held at Brubeck Theatre on Palomar College Campus. 6:30pm OR 8pm. Tickets are available here.

Jun

03

Competition Company Parent Meeting

June 3, 2024

Interested in being a part of our Season XVI Competition Company? Join us virtually for our informational parent meeting from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

Jun

11

Art Alive Dress Rehearsal

June 11 – 12, 2024

Students will be called at specific times to rehearse. No classes held.

Jun

15

Art Alive 2024

June 13 – 15 2024

No classes held. Performance will take place at the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center at Carlsbad High School. Reserved Seating Required. Tickets are available for purchase here. Address: 3557 Monroe St, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

Jun

17

Studio Closed

June 17 – 23, 2024

Studio closed for post recital break to allow their dancers to rest and recover.

Jun

18

under the sea camp

June 18- 20, 2024 | 9 AM – 11:30 AM

Ages 4 – 6 yrs

Get ready to explore the deep blue sea with this fun camp that will surely thrill young dancers! At Under the Sea camp your dancer will get to experience Under the Sea themed dance and theatre classes from 9:00am – 11:30am Tuesday through Thursday. Students will explore acting, singing, various styles of dance and fun crafts. Get those mermaid tails ready and dive into excitement this summer! (COST $150)

Jun

22

Competition Company Auditions

June 22, 2024

First date of auditions for Season 16 Competion Company. More information to come after the parent meeting.

Jun

24

STEP – UP TO BROADWAY CAMP

June 24 – June 28, 2024 | 9 AM – 12 PM

Ages 6 – 11 yrs

Join us for a fun filled week of singing , dancing and acting from the heart warming movie/musical “Annie”. Students will learn songs, dances and scene work from selected musical! Workshop culminates in a staged performance on the last day of camp to share with friends and family! (COST $250)

Jun

24

Potential new families week

June 24-29, 2024

Classes will resume as regulary scheduled, but this is a perfect opporuntiy for new dancers to try out our studio!  Evaluations will be offered to all new dancers. This is an equal opportunity to be evaluated for proper placement for next seasons classes.

Jun

24

Nationals

June 24-29, 2024

Act 1 National Compeition held in Palm Springs

July

Jul

1

Ballet/Contemporary/Modern Intensive

July 1st – July 3rd, 2024 | 10 AM – 1 PM

Ages 9+ yrs (INT/ADV)

A 3-day intensive focusing on Contemporary, Modern, and Ballet techniques for INT/ADV dancers. Students will train with seasoned professionals in their respective fields; Khamla Somphamh, Odessa Uno, and Diane Cheeseman. Khamla’s dedication to Modern technique makes her an exceptional guide for aspiring dancers. With a wealth of experience and passion for contemporary dance, Odessa brings a unique blend of creativity and precision to the studio. Elevate your ballet skills under the tutelage of Diane, a seasoned professional known for her grace, expertise, and commitment to the art form. (COST $230)

JuL

4

4th of July Break

July 4th-7th, 2024

Studio closed for 4th of July break.

Jul

8

Broadway Bound

July 8th-July 19th, 2024 | 9 AM – 12 PM

Ages 6 – 16 yrs

A two-week musical theatre intensive designed for students who love to do it all. Students are separated by age/level and will rotate between classes in Acting, Dance, Vocal Fundamentals and Production classes. Camp culminates in a staged performance on the last day of camp to share with friends and family at the CAC! (COST $495 for two weeks)

Jul

9

Acro Workshop with Miss Kimberly

July 9th 2024 | 9 AM-3pm (Times vary depnding on age group)

Ages 9-18 yrs

  • Beg/Int Ages 5-9: 9-10:30 am ($40)- Class will focus on beginning fundamentals
  • Int/Adv Ages 9-12: 10:45 am-12:45 pm ($45)- Class will focus on dance-based across the floor acro tricks & combinations, as well as strength and conditioning!
  • Int/Adv Ages 12+: 1-3 pm ($45)- Class will focus on dance-based across the floor acro tricks & combinations, as well as strength and conditioning!

Jul

12

Competition Company Audtions 

July 12th, 2024

Second date of auditions for Season 16 Competion Company. More information to come after the parent meeting.

Jul

23

Dance-A-Mania 

July 23rd-July 26th 2024 | 9 AM-12pm

Ages 6-11 yrs (Beg/Int)

Great for dancers with 3 and fewer years of experience. Students will have tons of fun rotating between musical theater, jazz, lyrical, ballet, leaps & turns, and tumbling. Suggested for first year competition company dancers and those interested in joining for the 2024 season. Culminates in a studio showing for friends and family.(COST $235)

Jul

30

Breakthrough (leaps and turns intensive)

July 30th-Aug 1st 2024 | 8:30AM-1PM (times vary depending on age group)

Ages 9-18 yrs (Int/Adv)

Intensive workshop designed for dancers who want to take their craft to the next level! This camp will include a dynamic warm up with Miss Lauren, a one-hour leaps & turns class with Miss Christine, and finish with a 45-minute Pilates-based stretch & strength class with Miss Amber! This is ideal for intermediate/advanced dancers who would like to refine their technique!(COST $200 for full day or $75 per day)

August

Aug

5

Grease Musical Workshop Production

Aug 5th-9th, 2024 | 9 AM – 2 PM

Ages 11-18 yrs

Looking to take your acting skills to the next level? Beyond Broadway is for you! This condensed production of Grease is for ages 6th grade and up, focusing on the creative process of putting on a production. Students will rotate between classes focused on music, choreography, acting and improvisation. Audition and casting will be held the first day of camp. Camp culminates in a staged performance on the last day of camp to share with friends and family at Sunshine Brooks Theatre! (COST $375)

AUG

26

Summer break

August 26th-September 2nd, 2024

Studio closed for end of summer and Labor Day break.

September

sEP

3

first day of season xvi

September 3rd, 2024

Welcome back dancers!