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Dear Parents and Students:

It's just about time to pull up a chair... we'll prepare and serve with flair! They can sing, they can dance, after all everyone this is "Encore Dance" SO... Be our Guest, Be our Guest... BE OUR GUEST!!

SUNDAY MAY 20th, 2:00pm – EDC Junior Recital

Its time for "Beauty & the Beast Jr!" We have a new venue this year! Our littles performance will be held at Goddard Middle School, 859 East Sierra Madre Blvd in the city of Glendora. Please come and support our littles! We still have a few tickets left for purchase at the studio for $10 each. Please note the tickets will not be sold the day of the show, they must be purchased in advance at the studio.

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 enjoying our littles and witnessing a sneak preview of "Until the Last Petal Falls!"

SATURDAY May 13th - Ticket Day!!

Please mark your calendar for this coming Saturday as ticket sales start for our June performance of "Until the Last Petal Falls". Note: Due to our annual Booster Pancake Breakfast having to be cancelled this year due to the parking lot construction... WE WILL NOT BE HANDING OUT NUMBERED TICKET STUBS!

Tickets will go on sale at 9:00am until noon Saturday May 12th on a first come first serve basis and will be sold at the studio thereafter until Friday June 8th.

Presale tickets will be sold for the cost of $25.00 and at the door the day of performance for $30.00. 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.

SHOW RUN-THROUGHS

Saturday May 19th... Note: our first run through date has been changed to SATURDAY due to a conflict with the Jr. Recital. The second run-through is Sunday June 3rd. Times to be posted for Sunday June 3rd but will start early afternoon. The schedule of times for May 19th are already posted in the studio lobby as well as were sent out on remind. These run-throughs are to familiarize your child with the shows lineup. Please do your best to have your child attend both Saturday and Sunday run-though rehearsals. It is MANDATORY that they attend at least one.

Monday May 14th - Select Costume Release

Costumes will be distributed starting the week of May 14th as they are finalized. ALL TUITION PAYMENTS AND ANY OUTSTANDING BALANCES MUST BE CLEARED AND PAID IN FULL BEFORE THE COSTUMES ARE RELEASED. NO EXCEPTIONS!

ACCESSORY BOARD

The accessory board is currently posted at the front desk for your viewing. Please take a moment to look and see what is needed in shoes, tights etc. for your child's dances. If your child needs a shoe that is going to be painted, please turn them in ASAP. I will placing a Revolution order in the next week for any tights or shoes that are a Revolution request. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

Encore's "Bunny Murphy" Scholarship

We will be accepting applications for our 6th 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 26th.

LulaRoe and Lipsence Fundraiser

Our Booster Mom Michelle Bowman along with Instructor Amber Dupuy will be offering their fine products for a "spring fundraiser" to help defer the outstanding costs for props and extra costuming associated with this year's production. Please stop in on Saturday May 19th from noon until 3:00pm to browse, sample and support your child's upcoming performance. Thank you in advance for your support!

See's Candy Bars

There are still a few boxes of See's candy bars left to sell if you are trying for the prize of most bars sold! All candy monies are due now. Thank you!

dates to remember

MONDAY May 28th – HOLIDAY

The Studio will be closed Monday May 28th to observe Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday May 29th.



SHOW DATES

  • Junior Recital, Beauty & the Beast Jr. - Sunday May 20th at 2:00pm, Goddard Middle School, Glendora

  • Until the Last Petal Falls... IMPORTANT DATES

  • Mandatory dress rehearsal will be held at the auditorium Saturday June 9th.

  • Performance Sunday June 10th 4:00pm, Louise K. Taylor Performing Arts Center Monrovia. The show will be approximately 3 hours in length.

  • 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.

2018 RECITAL CAST MEMBER T- SHIRTS

Our 2018 cast member recital t-shirt design will be posted this Saturday May 12th at the studio. 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-Shirt orders this year will be taken thru Saturday May 19th ONLY! A very small window to order, please don't wait until the last minute to place your order or you could miss out.

 T Shirt Order Form

T SHIRTS ARE PRODUCED BY ORDER ONLY. THERE WILL BE NO EXTRAS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE SHOW.

**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 11th and will re-open on Monday June 18th. 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 all our Encore Mom's a very Happy Mother's Day!! Thank you to everyone for their support and understanding as we go through the final details of getting this show successfully ready for the stage! It takes a "Belle's" Village !

Wishing all our Encore families a relaxing spring break and blessed Easter holiday.

 

Sincerely,