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Happy March and Happy St. Patrick's Day!  ADA is getting very close to our recital time and this newsletter is full of important dates and information.  Please feel free to respond with any questions you may have.  This newsletter will also be posted on our website www.DANCEatADA.com under the Studio News.  
Wishing you all a month of health, luck and happiness!!
 
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  ADA 25TH ANNIVERSARY  
March Contest
Starting March 1st, share any of our social media posts on Facebook by clicking the "Share" button at the bottom of any posts and be entered to win
5 FREE RECITAL TICKETS
along with FIRST CHOICE SEATS for any other tickets needed!!
VALUE $100
Every time you share a post (up to once a day) your name is entered in the drawing!!  
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WHO WILL BE THE LUCKY WINNER ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY MORNING 3/28?   
Important Dates
Reminder
 For those paying monthly.  Tuition is a yearly fee, broken down into 10 payments, with 2 being paid upon registration. There are three remaining tuition payments for the year, due 
March 1st, April 1st and May 1st.

March 1st
:  Recital Costume Distribution begins (for all costumes that are in) 
March 11th   ADA Dance Company & Performance Group Showcase 
held at Sanford School 3PM
March 26th:  Recital T-shirt orders due  
March 26th:  Stage Mom Sign Up begins-look for email with the online link
March 31st-April 6th Studio Closed for Spring Break
April 11th:  Spring Session WEE DANCE begins
April 14th:  Picture day by DSM Productions (optional)
April 16th:  Recital tickets go on sale through www.TUTUTIX.com 
April 16th:  Recital program book ads due
April 18th:   Dance Company Parent Interest Meeting for the 2018-19 season from 8:30-9:30
April 19th:   Petite/Mini Meet & Dance Company Trial Day
April 21st:  Teddy Bear Orders Due
May 7th:   Studio Closed-No classes/No rehearsals
May 8th:  Dry Run for everyone in the recital-Held at St Mark's High School 4:30-8:30 (Will be given half hour slots per dance)
May 9th:  Studio Closed-No classes/No rehearsals
May 10th:  Dress Rehearsal for everyone in the recital-Held at St Mark's High School  Dancers arrive at 5:30, rehearsal begins at 6
May 11th 6:30 PM & 12th 2:00 PM:  Recital "A Reason To Celebrate" held at St Mark's High School
May 14th-19th:  Recital After/Glow Party held at the studio during class time
May 19th-24th:  Bring a Friend/Try any class for FREE
May 24th:  Last day of classes for the season
 
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  ADA SPRING BREAK IS FROM MARCH 31ST THROUGH APRIL 6TH
CLASSES RESUME APRIL 7TH
HAPPY EASTER!!

Come see our fabulous  ADA Dance Company perform 
all their competition routines at the beautiful Sanford Theater located in Hockessin, DE!

 
We can't wait to showcase these amazing dancers! We hope you can join us as we send them off with the best of wishes for a fabulous season!! We are so proud of all of them for their hard work and dedication and look forward to watching their growth through the rest of the year! You'll see their amazing group pieces, small groups and all duo/trios and solos. Be prepared to be dazzled, amazed and inspired!
Tickets are $16 person (plus processing fees) through the following link:
www.TUTUTIX.com
  You can also call the toll free call center at 435.222.2849 
Tickets will be $20 at the door.
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Picture Day
Saturday, April 14th
 3PM to 7PM
(You choose your time)
On Saturday, April 14th we will have an optional individual picture day.  There will be no group photos but multiple dancers can be photographed together.  Any dancer interested will be photographed by DSM Productions, who is a new company to us that came highly recommended as they do photo shoots for many costume company catalogs.  They do both headshots and full body with digital files and additional online ordering.  You can visit www.dsmcustomerservice.com for samples and can pick up pricing sheets at the studio.  Prices begin at $25.



null REGISTER NOW FOR OUR GREAT SUMMER CAMP WEEKS 

6 Week Course
Tuesdays June 5th-July 17th
$80/6-week session
(no classes July 3rd)
Ballet/Tap for Ages 3-5  5:00-6:00
Baton for Ages 6 & up 6:00-7:00
Dancers with Special Needs~RHYTHM WORKS Ages 7 & up  7:00-7:45
(includes 1 private session with Miss Darlene before classes begin)  
Acro Dance Classes 5:00-6:00 for ages 6 & up  
More classes may be added on Tuesday nights in Acro Dance 
 
Weekly Summer Performing Arts Camps
These fun yet educational camps are for the students who are interested in dance, art, and performing!  Each day they work on different styles and technique along with learning a routine in that genre.  They make a prop that is used for each dance they learn.  At the end of the week, they will have put together a mini show to entertain family and friends!
 
 

JUNE 4th-7th
Ages 3-5 from 9:30-12:30  $150
Theme:  Junior Cartoon Mania 
dancing with some of the cartoon shows on all your favorite "junior" networks
   
JUNE 25th-28th   
Ages 8-12 from 9:30-3:30 $250 

Theme: So You Think You Can Dance 
dancing each day to a different styles as you'd see on SYTYCD
 
JULY 16TH-19TH  
Ages 5-7 from 9:30-12:30 $150
 
Theme:  Barbie & Friends 
dancing each day focusing on various careers each day
& Ages 8-12 from 9:30-3:30 $250  
Theme:  At the Movies 
dancing each day to different styles of dance based off a different movie each day
 
Summer Intensive Weeks for Ages 8 & up: 
These are for the serious dancers who want intense yet fun training with our current staff and guests each day!  It's like going away to a dance convention but held right here at ADA!!
Times:  9:00-5:00  Cost: $350
Dancers will be divided into levels each week
June 18th-21st Intensive #1
July 9th-12th Intensive #2
July 23rd-26th Intensive #3 
 
Summer Master Classes

Evenings of June 6th, August 8th &  August 29th
$30/one hour Levels 3 and under
$45/1.5 hours Levels 4 & 5
Dance company members will automatically be signed up for these classes and all others are on a drop in basis and pay when you get there.  These guest instructors  will be announced soon.

Register online now at  www.DANCEatADA.com
Current students register through your parent portal.
  *Register for two or more camps or intensives (per student) and get any additional camps/intensives for 
1/2 PRICE! 
(these can be be paid the first class of each week)  
use code " Summer3 " when checking out to receive this promotional rate!
AMERICAN DANCE ACADEMY
Darlene Giordano Cummings
302-234-9900 |  DANCEatADA@comcast.net | www.DANCEatADA.com 
 
WEE DANCE!
Our next 6-week session will begin on Wednesday, April 11th for little ones age 2-3 and their mom or caregiver.  It's a special one on one time dedicated to those little ones! 

6 Week WEE DANCE
Begins April 11th and last class is May 16th
Wednesdays 11:00-11:45
Teacher:  Miss Darlene
Cost $60
  Click here to read about our WEE Dance Program
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HAPPY MARCH TO ALL!