The Dancers Pointe

Dance with Kim School of Performing Arts LLC

DECEMBER/JANUARY Newsletter 2017-18

"We are not just teaching our students to be great dancers, we are also teaching them to be great people" 

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 Everyone enjoys playing BINGO!  Do you want to play?
Directions are on the card above. We will post the Bingo card November 26th on our facebook and instagram page. Our game will end December 21st or after the first person completes the board.

Adult Series
Monday 9:00 to 10:00 am
Friday 9:00 to 10:00 am  

Adult Tap
Tuesday 6:45-7:30
We have booked the 2018 showcase at Lehighton Area High School.  The  date of the showcase is Sunday
June 3, 2018.  
Students scheduled on
Monday and Tuesday: Evening showcase at 4:00
Students scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday: Matinee showcase at 1:00
Dress rehearsal is
Saturday June 2, 2017. 
Please mark your calendars. 
All students must be at dress rehearsal to participate in the show.      
Recital tickets will go on sale and be available online in April at
This year's recital theme is "Be the Change" Once again we will have beautiful costumes, beautiful lighting and a show you will be proud to bring your friends and family to...guaranteed!  
AWARDS will be presented at a special studio banquet to give students more recognition for their accomplishments and achievements. Our Awards banquet is Thursday May 3, 2018 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club.  
Studio Office Hours
Monday - 4:00 to 7:30
Tuesday - 4:30 to 7:30
Wednesday - 4:30 to 8:00
Thursday - 5:00 to 8:00
Saturday - By Appointment
Sunday - By Appointment 

Any Dancer who achieves  three flat splits will be in our honorary Banana Split club!  A bulletin board in our lobby will display all of our split club member names who will be awarded a split club metal at our award banquet as well as a coupon for free ice cream from our friends at Corner Cone in Lehighton! Achieving three flat splits just got a little sweeter!



Happy Holidays...
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  We are grateful for the holiday season and the opportunity it brings to wish you and your family's health and happiness throughout the new year.  Thank you for your continued patronage.

We love the generous gifts we receive during the holiday season.  Knowing how expensive the season can be, the DWK staff and I would suggest that you consider giving us a kind review on facebook or share a good experience that you have had here at DWK.   
We are grateful to be able to help make everyone's season a little brighter so we are also collecting socks for area shelters.
Thank you and Happy Holidays. 
December 18th through the 21st!  Pajama Rama week is a favorite with our students and staff.  Students come to class in there favorite pajamas, enjoy holiday cookies and a Santa surprise.  Parents: please dress your children in pajamas that they will be able to dance in.  Fun...Fun...Fun!
Costumes have started to arrive...
Costumes must be paid in full before they can go home. Thank you   
Closed for the Holiday
The studio will close December 22nd 2017 through January 1st 2018. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  Classes resume Tuesday January 2nd, 2018.      
Dancer Dedications  
  Advertising and dancer dedications for this seasons program booklet has begun! Program information is posted and is now being handed out to all students. If you were absent, information is available at the front desk.
Adding to the complete theater experience, a program booklet/yearbook is prepared for our show.  It contains a summary of highlights from the past year at the dance studio.  We include many candid class photos as well as a page for autographs of your favorite dancers. 
Within the program booklet, advertising space is offered for sale.  Many local businesses advertise and parents can purchase space to wish the dancers good luck!  All program ad orders and dancer dedications are due February 22, 2018.  Students participating have the opportunity to have their individual photo in the program, earn a studio spirit trophy or earn a performing arts scholarship.
DWK dancers Perform for  
Dream Come True!  
  A sincere thank you to Mia Jones, Jenna Kroboth & Jordyn Zwetolitz for volunteering to perform for the Dream Come True Telethon. An organization that is near and dear to our hearts, the DWK dancers took the stage with confidence and wowed the audience with their tap & ballet choreography. Did you know Jordyn Zwetolitz  was a dream recipient
four years ago?       
Costume balances due 
Costume measurements and selections are now complete.  Please see Ms. Sue if you missed your class costume showing.  The costume book with all of your showcase details are listed. It includes price & required shoes. Tights and garment bags are now included!! 
 Costume balances are now due.     

All fundraising has now been credited to all family accounts.  We decided to not have the costume payment come out automatically on November 3rd but to give our families until the end of the month to make their costume payment at the front desk.
We are always happy to work with our families and if you have any questions regarding your account, please see Ms. Sue in our main lobby. Thank you for your continued loyalty and support.

Dance Shoe fittings!
Dance shoes too small? The next complimentary shoe sizing will be December 4th through the 7th in studio three lobby before or after your regularly scheduled class time. 
T hanks to all who registered for the daddy-daughter dance.  Please see the studio lobby bulletin board and watch your email for further information.
A complete list of couples in show one Matinee 1:00 and couples in show two Evening 4:00 will be listed along with detailed rehearsal times. 
January 7 & 21 -12:00 to 2:00 
February 4 & 11 -12:00 to 2:00 
March 18 - 12:00 to 2:00 
April 15, (studio rehearsal and Cancer Telethon performance) 
Time to be announced 
June 2, Dress rehearsal  
June 3, 31st Annual Dance showcase  
"Be the Change" 
1:00 & 4:00 
As our weather gets colder, would you like to receive text alerts for studio closings?  Please be sure we have your cell phone on file.  We will also continue to post closings on facebook instagram and BRC TV channel 13.    
 Dancers Of the Month
SEPTEMBER:  Sophie Thigpen, Jordyn Negley, Sophia Maslanka, Zoe Rodgers, Gia Lorenzo, MaKenna Jacobs & Julia Kupillas 
OCTOBER: Lilee Rascavage, Victoria Failla, Makayla Miata, Bella Heckman, Lily Grammes, Sofie DeAngelo, Kayla Ulmer, Kalla Miller, Vivian Zimmerman & Brielle Parliman
NOVEMBER: Cassie Hager, Mia Jones, Madeline Hoffert, Elenore Colancecco, Elizabeth Binder, Addison Krall, Hailey Anthony & Abigail Keiser.   

Kimberly Semmel and Brittany Semmel 
Dance with Kim School of Performing Arts