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Dear Parents and Students:

It's the most "magical" time as we prepare for our Junior Princes & Princesses at the "Royal Theatre" and our Mouseketeer's to dance down Main Street USA! Please mark your calendars for the following upcoming dates if you are involved in this year's production of "It's an Encore World After All!"

SUNDAY MAY 7th, 2PM – EDC Junior Recital

Its show time for our juniors at the "Royal Theatre"! Please come and support our littles! We still have a few tickets left for purchase at the studio for $10 each. Please note: THERE WILL BE NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR (La Verne City regulations).

Parents of toddlers- if you have any further questions regarding our Junior Recital please don't hesitate to ask. I can be reached at encoredancecentre@gmail.com. It should be a memorable time for parents, families and friends attending our Royal Gala!

SATURDAY May 13th - Boosters Breakfast and Ticket Day!!

Please join us for breakfast on Saturday May 13th at 8:30am in the Encore parking lot to support our upcoming show! The EDC Boosters will be serving up yummy pancakes, bacon and juice! Price of breakfast is $7.50. Please come out and support the studios efforts for our June performance! Thank you in advance for your support!

Also at 8:30am we will be distributing numbered ticket stubs for those who want to guarantee themselves the first selection of seats for the June 11th production. Tickets will go on sale from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. NOTE: ALL SEATS ARE RESERVED SEATING.

Encore's "Bunny Murphy" Scholarship

We will be accepting applications for our 5th annual "Bunny Murphy" Scholarship which was started in honor of my Mother's dedication to the Art of dance. All students who wish to apply for the scholarship must submit a 1-page personal essay regarding the importance of dance in their life and their future. If you would like to be considered for the scholarship, please sign up at the front desk. The deadline to sign up will be Saturday May 27th.

It's an Encore World After All!

It's an Encore World After All - Presale tickets will be sold until Friday June 9th for the cost of $22.00 and at the door the day of performance for $25.00. Please note tickets purchased at the door the day of performance can be paid with CASH ONLY. All seats are reserved and must be paid in full at time of purchase. Please note we cannot hold tickets for anyone and all tickets are non-refundable….no exceptions. Thank you.

SUNDAY May 21st & June 4th – Sunday May 21st is our 1st runthrough for our show. A schedule of times will be posted in the lobby on May 8th. These runthroughs are to familiarize your child with the shows lineup. Please do your best to have your child attend both Sunday run- though rehearsals. It is MANDATORY that they attend at least one. The second run though is Sunday June 4th.

SATURDAY May 27th – COSTUME CHECK DAY

Costumes will be distributed starting the week of May 15th as they are finalized. I am aware its Memorial weekend, however with the show 2 weeks out I have no choice. If you are unable to make it, please check with someone in your class for costume and hair details. Thank you. All tuition, late fees, candy money, outstanding costume payments must be cleared by May 27th in order for your child to collect costumes, no exceptions.

MONDAY May 29th – HOLIDAY

The Studio will be closed Monday May 29th to observe Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday May 30th.








SHOW DATES

  • Jr. Recital, Royal Theatre - Sunday May 7th at 2:00pm, La Verne Community Center.

IT'S AN ENCORE WORLD AFTER ALL!

  • Mandatory dress rehearsal will be held at the auditorium Saturday June 10th.
  • Performance Sunday June 11th 4:00pm, Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center Monrovia.

The show will be approximately 3 hours. More info to follow in our recital packet distributed the first week in June. You will need to sign an acknowledgment of receipt for your package.

2017 RECITAL CAST MEMBER T- SHIRTS

Our 2017 It's an Encore World After All cast member recital t-shirt is being developed. We expect to release the design in the next few weeks, and will post it on the bulletin board in the EDC cafe. All students in the show will have their name featured on the back side of the t-shirt, and we will have the list posted for your review. Please check to make sure your name is shown and spelled correctly and notify the front desk of any changes as soon as possible.

Prices are $24.95 for adults S-XL, and $21.95 for youth sizes S-L.
T SHIRTS ARE PRODUCED BY ORDER ONLY, AND THERE WILL BE NO EXTRAS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE SHOW.
Orders for the t-shirts will be taken thru Thursday May 25th only.
T shirts will be handed out at dress rehearsal on Saturday June 10th unless we are able to get them earlier.

ACCESSORY BOARD

Our accessory board is now posted. Please check the board for orders for tights and shoes from Revolution Dancewear, along with specialty shoes. Revolution orders need to be placed by Tuesday May 9th. All Amazon shoe orders should be placed promptly to assure you get them. Please see the flyer displayed with the accessory board.

If you are ordering anything online at Discount Dance, or purchasing in their store, please use the following promotional code: TP00131. This will ensure EDC receives store points for all our recital purchases. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask me. Between now and show time, it's a good idea to pop in weekly just to check on any added info posted on the desk. Thanks!

EDC is now using Remind.com

We sent an email out last week notifying everyone we are using Remind.com to inform our customers of updates on time or class changes, additional rehearsals and reminders on EDC Dates and Events! ALL YOU DO IS TEXT 81010 WITH YOUR CLASS CODE! Additional information can be found on the bulletin board in the lobby for class codes and info, or email Jenelle at jfritz370@gmail.com with any questions you may have.

PAVING OUR WAY TO ENCORE WORLD FUNDRAISER!

Have you ever been to Disneyland and seen all those amazing bricks with people's names on them as you walk into the Magic Kingdom? Well now's your chance to have your name featured at the presentation of "It's an Encore World After All!" We are selling Encore "tiles" to our dancers for $10.00 each, which enters you for a chance to win 4 tickets to Disneyland!! Each tile will display our Encore logo, the dancers name and how many years they have danced at Encore.

Every time a dancer sells a seat ticket to the recital, that dancer will add a gold star to their tile for every ticket sold. The dancer with the most stars for the most recital seats sold will receive $100 off their tuition! We will post the tiles on the walls at the studio for display. The grid of Encore tiles will be also be displayed in the auditorium on show day and will be featured in the program. At intermission on show day, we will randomly draw one winner from all the dancers who sold tickets, and that lucky winner gets 4 tickets to Disneyland!!

CONGRATULATIONS IN FORM AL SHOWCASE!

A fabulous shout out to all the dancers who performed in Showcase in April!! Thank you to Joelle Martinec for heading up the project and to our talented instructors with their creative choreography!! There has been nothing but RAVE reviews from all who attended!!! Success!

**TUITION REMINDER & SUMMER HOLIDAY CLOSURE**

EDC will be closing after our annual production for a 1 week summer break, and will be closed beginning June 12th and will re-open on Monday June 19th. Please note tuition is still DUE AND PAYABLE ON THE 25TH OF THE MONTH AND MUST BE PAID BY JULY 1ST TO AVOID ANY LATE FEES.

With the some of the calendar months of the year having 5 weeks where you are not additionally charged for tuition, tuition remains the same during this closure.

Also if you drop your student from dance classes for the summer months, you cannot be gone longer than 60 days without paying a new registration fee. Please see our handbook for further details.

Any tuition received after the 1st will incur a $15 late fee... no exceptions! You have the option to pay by cash, check or credit card. You can mail your payment (must be postmarked no later than the 1st) to 432 E. Foothill Blvd San Dimas 91773, or drop it through the door in our mail slot, call the studio and we can charge over the phone or pay in person at the desk. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Thank you.

Wishing our Encore families a very festive Cinco de Mayo and a Happy Mother's Day to all our fantastic EDC Mom's!

 

 

Thank You,