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September 27, 2017
COMPANY DIRECTOR'S NOTE!
NOTES FROM KRISTEN!

Hi Company Families! 

Great job and thank you to everyone who performed and came out to support CS at Burg Fest! 

Our next performance, featuring three Company routines, will be October 7 at the Harvest Festival at the Harvest Fellowship Church! You can find all of the information below!

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!)
  • Our first fundraiser of the season has begun! 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!
  • Sunday rehearsals continue this Sunday, October 1st- see schedule below! 
  • Company Headshots will be Sunday, October 8th for EVERYONE in Company! Mark your calendars now! 
  • Harvest Festival is October 7- Details below!
  • The Talent on Parade Dance Directive is coming up October 15th! This is a required event for all Pre-Professional Company members and is optional, but highly recommended, for all other company dancers! :) Dancers who won a scholarship to attend this event for FREE need to bring the scholarship to me!
  • Save the Date! Our Company Intensives with Don Mirault will be December 15-17 and are required for everyone except Pre-Company! 
  • Kari Herman is coming back for another awesome weekend of dance! Save the dates: October 27-29! More details coming soon!
  • 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 fabulous day!

Kristen, Company Director

HARVEST FESTIVAL PERFORMERS!
Harvest Festival- Saturday, October 7th!
Performing from 1:00-1:30pm
(Plan to remain the entire time to support all CS performers!)

Via Dolorosa
Zero to Hero
Bathing Beauty

Meet at 12:45pm at Harvest Fellowship Church!
372 S Division, Warrensburg, MO 64093
  • Please wear your company uniform, leotard and shorts with tan tights. 
  • Wear tennis shoes or old jazz shoes that you aren't going to wear to class anymore. 
  • We will have CS red shirts for you to borrow! (fill out the form with your t-shirt size below! Please do so even if you already did for Burg Fest-thank you!)
  • Wear your hair in a ponytail.  
  • No makeup is required.


TOP DANCE DIRECTIVE!
Talent on Parade Dance Directive
October 15th

This is a GREAT opportunity that I highly recommend to all Company and Pre-Company students!* 

There will be classes in jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, musical theatre and more!  
Beginners (generally age 7 and younger) approx. 7:15am-12:00pm
  • $74 for the day or any part thereof. The Beginner Level is a half-day program that consists of 4 morning classes at approximately one hour each, with registration beginning at 7:15 am, warm-up at 7:45 am, and classes beginning at 8:00 am. Classes will conclude around noon. It will be geared primarily to ages 7 and younger with 2 or less years studio experience although true beginners of any age will be welcome.
Intermediate students (generally age 8-12)  approx. 7:15am-5:00pm
  • $94 for the day or any part thereof. The Intermediate Level program consists of a full day of classes which typically includes 8 classes of approximately 1 hour each. Registration begins at 7:15 am, warm-up at 7:45 am, and classes begin at 8:00 am. There is a 1 hour lunch break around noon, and classes conclude around 5:00 pm. These classes are best for dancers ages 8-12 with 2-4 years of studio experience although dancers of all ages are typically represented based on strength of experience and comfort level.
Advanced students (generally age 12 and up) approx. 7:15am-6:30pm  (including an hour and a half scholarship audition).
  • $104 for the day or any part thereof. The Advanced Level program consists of a full day of classes which typically includes 8 classes of approximately 1 hour each and a 1 1/2 hour audition class as well. Registration begins at 7:15 am, warm-up at 7:45 am, and classes begin at 8:00 am. There is a 1 hour lunch break around noon, and classes conclude around 6:30 pm. These classes are best for dancers ages 12 and older who work hard and are ready to be challenged. Strong dancers under 12 may also be admitted with studio teacher recommendation.
*Pre-Pro Dancers are Required to Attend!


PIZZA! PIZZA!
Little Caesars Pizza

It's that time of year! Our first Company Fundraiser for the 2017/18!
Little Caesar's Pizza Kits!

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 HEADSHOTS!
Say Cheese!

We will be taking Company (& Pre-Company) headshots and a group photo on Sunday, October 8th! 

All dancers will need to attend this exciting opportunity in order for us to get a complete group picture! 

More details TBA!
MASTER CLASSES WITH KARI HERMAN!
Mark Your Calendars Now!
October 27-29
Center Stage Academy Hosts: Kari Herman!

Kari Herman Headshot

Kari will be holding Master Classes for ALL AGES! Be sure to SAVE THE DATES for this incredible opportunity!

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

More details TBA!

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!

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.

FLASHBACK FUN!
Company
SUNDAY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1st

The following groups are rehearsing this week!

Musical Theatre A: 1:00-1:45pm

Small Group 1: 1:00-1:45pm

Lyrical B: 1:45-2:30pm

Seniors: 1:45-2:30pm

Mini Lyrical: 2:00-2:45pm

Small Group 4: 2:30-3:15pm

Small Group 5: 2:30-3:15pm

Small Group 6: 3:30-4:15pm

Small Group 7: 3:30-4:15pm

Junior Small Tap: 4:15-5:00pm

Hip Hop C: 4:15-5:00pm

Lyrical C: 4:15-5:00pm

Hip Hop B: 5:00-5:45pm

Small Group 2: 5:00-5:45pm

Contemporary A: 6:00-6:45pm

Musical Theatre D: 6:00-6:45pm

Lyrical D: 6:45-7:30pm

Small Group Tap: 7:30-8:15pm

Musical Theatre B: 7:30-8:15pm

Musical Theatre C: 8:15-9:00pm

Small Group 3: 8:15-9:00pm


COMPANY 2017/18 SCHEDULE!
Upcoming Dates
Exciting 2017/18
Events!
September

October 7:
October 8:

October 14:
October 15:

October 28: 


November
November 21-25:
November 26:

December 1-3
December TBA
December 22-31

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:

Pizza Fundraiser (Exact Dates TBA)

Harvest Fest- Some Dancers Will Be Asked to Perform
Company and Pre-Company Photo Shoot (Confirmed and Required)
UCM Homecoming Parade
TOP Dance Convention in KC (Optional - Required for Pre-Professional)
Pizza Orders Due!


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 - Will Confirm Soon)
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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