Happy Spring!
The studio will be closed March 30-April 8
Anyone needing to make a tuition payment during the holiday week
may call or email the studio to make an appointment to do so.
We will be checking messages and mail all week.
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Early Bird Registration Begins April 9th !

Be sure to get those fall registration forms in by Thursday, May 31st to lock in this year's tuition rates and to be eligible for our drawing for 50% off next year's tuition!
General registration begins May 1st, so don't wait to secure your class spot for the fall!
Send us your friends!
With our referral program, you receive a $5 credit on your account for each student you refer who registers for our fall program! Make sure they add your name
to their registration form!
The Alliance (still) needs YOU!
Our general meeting will be
Thursday, April 12th at 6:30pm in Studio 2.
You are not obligated to join by attending the meeting, so come on over and check us out!
Got plans this summer?
Come dance with us!
We have lots of fun camps and classes happening right here at The Dance Project! Register now to secure your spot at any of our summer programs!

Our recital DVDs will no longer be handled by Masked Media. We have contracted a new videographer, so details regarding DVD orders have changed. I have secured the same pricing as before, however, we will require a pre-order to secure that price of $35/DVD.
Order forms are available in the office and are due by June 4th with payment in full.
Student Assistants Needed...
...for summer and next fall!
Information packets and applications are available in the office for any student age 11& up interested in learning skills in teaching dance, being a role model, as well as being a leader at The Dance Project.

Interested students may also ask SA Lead, Katie Simon , any questions about the program and its requirements.
Don't miss your chance to work with the incredible
DESIREE ROBBINS in this year's Closing Number!
Desiree is a highly sought-after teacher/choreographer throughout the nation. We are so lucky to have her right here at The Dance Project on April 19-21 to set our Closing Number for the recital!
Auditions are April 19th beginning at 5:30pm in Studio 1.
A $100 participation fee will be required for selected students.
No conflicts can be accepted for the choreography dates.
Hali Jo Metzel Scholarship
The Hali Jo Metzel Scholarship was founded last year in honor of our beloved faculty member who inspired us all for a short time with her love of dance
and love of life here at The Dance Project.
This is a full-ride scholarship for the entire 2018-2019 season.
Applications along with eligibility requirements are available in the hallway.

Passionate dancers who love to learn, set and reach goals, be part of a team, and represent DP by performing throughout our community!
Could that be YOU?
Come to our Company Info Meeting on Friday, April 13th at 6:30 to find out if Company is a good fit for you!
Company Auditions Are as Follows:

Friday, June 22nd
Petite Level: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Junior Level: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Junior Tap: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Saturday, June 23rd
Teen Level: 10:00am-11:30am
Teen/Sr Tap: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Senior Level: 1:00pm-2:30pm
The students of this year's Choreography Class
will be holding open auditions for our
to be held at Slidell Little Theatre
on Friday, August 3rd.

Auditions will be held Friday, June 8th
More detailed information to follow soon.
Important Dates:
March 30-April 8: Spring Break
April 8: Early Bird/Attendance Policy Begins
April 13: Company Info Meeting
April 14: Keep Slidell Beautiful Clean-Up
April 19-21: Closing Number Auditions/Choreography
April 20-21 : Reserved Seating Ticket Sales
April 28: Company/Team Kids Fest Performance
April 30-May 3: Dance Project Spirit Week
May 5: Company/Team Bayou Bash Performance
May 12: Summer/Fall Registration
May 17-18: Pictures
May 19: Sequence rehearsal
May 28: Memorial Day holiday
May 31: Early Bird Registration Ends
June 4: Dress Rehearsal
June 10: Recital
Happy Birthday to our April dancers!
Addison Threeton- 1
Julianna DeMoss- 2
Katie Simon- 2
Gabrielle Battaglia- 3
Reece Bordelon- 3
Benjamin Greer- 3
Ayvah Diaz- 6
Ryleigh McCreary- 12
Isabelle Beane- 15
Grace Manion- 16
Jayla Crawford- 17
Allison Jones- 17
Savannah Duvio- 22
Victoria Otillio- 29
Amelie Scariano- 29
The Dance Project
1042 B Front St
Slidell, La. 70458