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October 11, 2017
COMPANY DIRECTOR'S NOTE!
NOTES FROM KRISTEN!

Hi Company Families! 

We have another big weekend in store with the Homecoming Parade on Saturday and the Talent on Parade Dance Directive on Sunday (which also means no Sunday Rehearsals this week)!

Here are a few quick notes but BE SURE TO READ THE BLOCKS BELOW to stay up-to-date on all of our Company Information!  (The schedule of dates is also below!)
  • Homecoming Parade: This Saturday morning October 14th!  Don't forget to sign up and reserve your shirt size by TODAY, October 11th! See block below!
  • The Talent on Parade Dance Directive is this Sunday, October 15th! Everyone who signed up to go should be at the Overland Park convention center at 7:15am on October 15th! See below for more details!
  • Awards from Nationals are available to be picked up at the front desk!
  • Makeup for the Stage 6-week Specialty Class begins tomorrow! You'll learn basic stage make up and then move on to aging effects, cuts & bruises, optical illusion makeup and more! (Thursdays 5:15-6pm- Only $69!) Click here to register now!
  • Reminder! Students must wear their company uniform to Sunday rehearsals as well as weekday classes!  
  • Due to the TOP Dance Directive on Sunday, there will be no group rehearsals this Sunday! 
  • If you missed having your picture taken this weekend, the make up day for Company Head Shots is October 19th from 6-6:30pm!
  • Save the Date! Our Company Intensives with Don Mirault will be December 15-17 and are required for everyone except Pre-Company! 
  • Kari Herman Master Classes: October 28! Sign up below!
  • Our Pizza fundraiser is underway! Pizza order forms are available at the front desk! Remember, money is due when orders are placed! All order forms need to be turned in by October 28th!
  • Company Scavenger Hunt! October 28th! See all of the exciting details below!
  • If your dancer plans to compete a solo/duet/trio this year we must have a contract signed for the solo/duet/trio! We will be unable to assign a teacher to your dancer/start the routine until we receive your paperwork.
If you have any questions, please send me an email or give the front desk a call at 660.747.6133!

Have a great day!

Kristen, Company Director

HOMECOMING PARADE!
Homecoming 2017

The exact details for Saturday will be available on the studio website as soon as we receive the information from UCM. We will also send out a studio wide emails with the times and locations to line up! 

Everyone must sign up by TODAY, Wednesday, October 11th to participate!


TOP DANCE DIRECTIVE! OCT 15TH!
IMPORTANT NOTES!
  • Be sure to bring ALL of your dance shoes!
  • You can wear any kind of dance attire. Bring/wear layers as you may want to wear different things for different classes. Be sure to dress like a dancer, but you don't have to wear your company uniform! 

Also available on the Company Web Page and Team App!

Top Dance Directive Schedule 2017


MAKEUP FOR THE STAGE! 6 WEEKS!
Makeup for the Stage Center Stage Workshop

Sign up today for this amazing, hands-on 6-week specialty class! Open to ALL STUDENTS in 6th Grade & Up! You don't have to be a Center Stage student  to join in the fun! Invite your friends!

Basic Stage Makeup, Aging Makeup, Cuts & Bruises,  Optical Illusion & More!

Learn  the purpose and techniques of using  makeup to enhance  characters on the stage, learn basic techniques of applying highlights and shadows and experiment with special effect makeup! 


COMPANY HEADSHOTS MAKEUP DAY!

COMPANY HEADSHOTS MAKEUP DAY!

Thursday, October 19

6:00-6:30PM

 

If you missed having your picture taken last weekend, please plan on getting your headshot taken during this scheduled makeup day!

 

Please wear your company leotard and have your 
hair down and fixed nicely! This is a picture representing our awesome 2017/18 Company Team and we want everyone to look polished! Makeup is optional. :)

MASTER CLASSES WITH KARI HERMAN!
MASTER CLASSES! 
October 28th
Center Stage Academy Hosts: Kari Herman!
Kari Herman Headshot
Kari will be holding Master Classes for ALL AGES and will be doing Choreography for our Pre-Pro Dancers!* Be sure to SAVE THE DATE for this incredible opportunity and SIGN UP ASAP via the google form below to save your spot! 

Master Classes are OPEN TO EVERYONE, AGES 7 & Up in the studio and entire community! Dancers of all skill levels are welcome!

Two Lyrical/ Contemporary Master Classes: October 28th
Junior Lyrical/ Contemporary (for ages 7-11): 11:00-12:30pm
Senior Lyrical/ Contemporary (for ages 12 & Up): 12:30-2:00pm

 
Cost is $30 per dancer! Click on the link below to sign up and we will charge your account!
 

* Pre-Pro Dancers are REQUIRED to take this master class!



SCAVENGER HUNT FUNDRAISER!
PIZZA! PIZZA!
Little Caesars Pizza

Order forms are available at the front desk! Remember- money should be collected at the time the order is placed! 

All orders are due by Saturday, October 28th!

COMPANY TEAM APP!
SIGN UP FOR THE FREE CS COMPANY
 TEAM APP NOW!  
STUDENTS (who have a smart phone) AND PARENTS SHOULD BOTH SIGN UP FOR THE NEW 2017/18 SEASON GROUPS! 
(Specialty Routines will be added by Sunday!)
Team App

Center Stage Company has their own Smartphone App to keep you informed!   To get the full features of the CS Team App you need to: 

First: Download Team App onto your smartphone.

Download Team App here: 

It's 100% FREE!

Second: Launch Team App.

Then follow these steps:

1. Sign-up to Team App.
 You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.

2. Log in. Then search for Center Stage Company and request access to the group(s) that apply to you.

For example, everyone should request access to join the 2017/18 All Company group and then all of the group classes/ routines that you/ your dancer are in! 

3.  Enable Push Notifications on your phone! (Go to settings to enable them.)

We will use this App to send push notifications to your phone to give everyone immediate need-to-know information- especially during the competition season! 

If you don't have a smartphone, reply to this email so you can be added manually and you'll receive email notifications instead of push notifications to your phone.

COMPANY COMMUNICATIONS!

STAYING INFORMED!

There is always a lot of Company information to share and we want to be sure everyone is kept informed! Here's how we communicate with you!
  • Weekly Company Newsletter via email! Watch for it each week! 
  • We use our Company Team App to send out push notifications as needed! Be sure to sign up for all of your specific groups as well as the ALL COMPANY group! (Instructions Below)
  • Email as needed. You can send email to us at: info@centerstageacademy.org or to Kristen at: kdrice13@yahoo.com.
Please make sure we have your most used email address on file at the front desk so you don't miss out on important information!

SUNDAY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15th


 

Due to the TOP Dance Directive on Sunday, there will be no group rehearsals this Sunday!

 



COMPANY 2017/18 SCHEDULE!
Upcoming Dates
Exciting 2017/18
Events!
October 14:
October 15:

October 28:
October 28: 
October 28:


November
November 21-25:
November 26:

December 1-3:
December 15-17:
December 22-3:

January 5-7:
January 8:
January 27:

March 9-11:

March 19-23:

April 1:
April 6-8:

April 19-22:


May 4-6:


June 1-2:

July 5-10:

UCM Homecoming Parade
TOP Dance Convention in KC (Optional - Required for Pre-Professional)
Master Classes with Kari Herman
Pizza Orders Due!
Company Scavenger Hunt


Bread Sale (Exact Dates TBA)
No Classes or Rehearsals (Thanksgiving Break)
Sunday Rehearsal WILL Be In Session

Center Stage Nutcracker Performances
Intensives with Mr. Don (Required)
No Classes or Rehearsals (Christmas Break)

JUMP! Dance Convention (Optional)
Classes and Rehearsals Resume
Company Lock-In

Cathy Roe Dance Competition in Kansas City (Optional - Required for Pre-Professional)
Spring Break

Easter - No Rehearsals
Competition - Nexstar or Stage One (Kansas City) (Confirmed and Required)
Talent on Parade Competition in Kansas City (Confirmed and Required)

May 4-6 Competition - VIP or Spotlight (both in Kansas City) (Confirmed and Required)

June 1-2 Center Stage Recital

Talent On Parade Nationals in Overland Park, KS (Optional - Required for Pre-Professional)

349 SE DD Highway
Warrensburg, MO 64093
660.747.6133

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