October 2020 Newsletter
DCM WINTER SESSION
Winter Session enrollment will open on November 1st, 2020.

ALL dancers currently enrolled in Fall Session will be automatically re-enrolled in the Winter Session.

Tuition charges will be posted to accounts for Winter session and will be due by November 30th. If you have chosen monthly billing, your first Winter Session payment will be processed automatically on December 1st.

***IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO CONTINUE CLASSES IN WINTER SESSION***
Please be sure to let us know of your withdrawal in writing before the first day of Winter Session, which is November 30th.
HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES
Costumes!

DCM will be holding classes on Halloween! Everyone is encouraged to wear their costume to class on Thurs. 10/29, Fri. 10/30 and Sat. 10/31.

  • Dancers should wear their regular class attire under their costume.
  • Try to wear something you can easily move in!
Thriller Performance & Rehearsals
DCM will be hosting an outdoor performance of Thriller on Halloween! Dancers, siblings, and friends ages 7 and up are invited to participate!

To prepare, there will be some changes to the DCM schedule in the two weeks leading up to the performance.

No need to sign up. Just attend one rehearsal or all of the scheduled rehearsals. 
(See the schedule below for rehearsal times and more information).
Pumpkin Trunk-In Contest
Decorate a pumpkin to enter in our Pumpkin Trunk-In Contest!

Categories Include
Scariest
Best Dance Themed Pumpkin
Most Creative

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category. Bring as many pumpkins as you would like to enter (or that fit in the trunk of your vehicle).

Please sign up below to enter the contest and to be assigned to a parking spot.
We are looking for volunteers to help direct parking for the contest!
Click the link below to sign up.
Halloween Timeline of Events
1:00pm Arrival and Setup for Pumpkin Trunk-In Contest
1:15pm Arrival and Line up for Thriller Performance
1:30pm Thriller Dance Performance and Candy Handout
(Please limit the number of friends and family who come to watch so that we can maintain social distancing. Masks are recommended for this event).
2:00pm Announcement of Pumpkin Trunk-In Contest Winners
NHSDA
Attention Middle & High School Dancers!!!

Attention DCM dancers who are in middle school and high school! You are cordially invited to join the DCM Chapter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Students participating in the program usually go on field trips, volunteer at dance events, and plan an annual student choreography showcase benefiting a charity of the students' choice.

If you are interested, please email us below and plan to attend our next meeting
Saturday, October 17th at 4pm on Zoom!

VIRTUAL NUTCRACKER
We are THRILLED to announce that Ballet Chesapeake will be performing an abridged version of the Nutcracker! We have teamed up with Harford Cable Network to broadcast the performance for FREE to any and all who want to join us in welcoming the holiday season! Ballet Chesapeake will perform on Saturday, December 19th at 4pm. Stay tuned for more info!

Shoppe Hours
Monday-Friday: 4pm-8pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Pointe Shoe Fittings
by Appointment Only

Dance Shoppe on the Boulevard has everything you need for Fall classes at DCM!

  • Professional Footwear
  • Dancewear
  • Hair Supplies
  • Performance Makeup
  • Pointe Shoe Accessories
  • Dance Bags
  • Gifts and More!

Please review the DCM dress code. Click here to view dress requirements.
DCM CALENDAR