DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
The last class this half term is 15th Feb. Classes resume again on Tues 25th February.
Tuesday 18th February - Acropad Workshop
This exciting acrobatic workshop is for selected dancers who we feel would benefit. It is to be held at Fairfield Community Hall from 5pm to 7pm and paid for in advance to secure your place. £22 per dancer. More exciting workshops coming soon!
Sun 23rd February - That's Showbiz Grand Final
The Mixed Competition team are in the grand final at the Liverpool M S Bank Arena which seats up to 11,000 people! WOW!!! We wish you the very best of luck. What an outstanding achievement as this is the largest group dance competition in the UK!
Solo Competition and Classes at Greenacres - Sat 29th Feb
Those who take the solos class will be going to Kent to take part in Destination Dance. ALL SATURDAY CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE GREENACRE CENTRE ON THIS DAY, then back to the Roecroft centre the following Saturday as usual.
Auditions for the New 2020 Competition Squad - Tues 3rd March
The auditions (by invitation only) will take place at Fairfield Community Hall on Tuesday 3rd March and cost £6 per dancer to be paid on the day. Don't forget to return your forms. Exciting times ahead!
Mini Audition (age eight and under) 4.30-5.30pm
Junior Audition (age nine plus) 5.30-7.30pm
Andrew Chadwick Workshops - Sun 8th March
We are so privileged to have secured Andrew for a day! Please see the details on this page. Invitations were sent out to dancers that we feel would enjoy the workshops on 21/1 and booking is on a first come, first served basis. £22 each. 1pm to 3pm for under age 10 and 3pm to 5pm for over age 10 at the Greenacres.
Performance at Stotfold Mill Event - Sat 9th May 2020
All dancers age 6+ need to save this date please.
The International Elite Dance Championships - October Half Term
We are so fortunate to have been confirmed a place at the IEDC. Those hoping to be in the International Competition Squad need to leave these dates free for now (Mon 26th to Fri 30th). You may also want to keep a day either side of these dates for travel just in case, as we don't have the exact itinerary yet and you can choose flights that suit you best. This is going to be the most fantastic competition in an absolutely fabulous venue! We simply can't wait! Invites have been given out in envelopes to those concerned - auditions are 3rd March.
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AFTER HALF TERM, FEES ARE DUE ON THE FIRST DAY BACK PLEASE TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE. INVOICES WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL (LATE FEES APPLY).
SATURDAY CLASSES : SATURDAY CLASSES RESUME ON 29TH FEB
WEEK DAY CLASSES : RESUME ON TUES 25TH FEB
SSA DANCE DATES
The next planned SSA performance - Gifford Showcase 1st and 8th Feb
All choreography taught or created in our classes with the coaches assisting is the intellectual property of Gifford Dance Academy. Both the club rules and the competition squad contracts state that dancers should not
perform our choreography in shows, competitions or at public events without both permission from and credits to GDA. Thank you.
PLEASE DON'T FORGET
We have a new timetable commencing on Tuesday 25th February as per the above. Every dancer will receive an email about this. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but it is necessary to adjust each year. We have tried to keep it as close to the original as possible to avoid disruption and we hope this will be an improvement going forward for most of you, allowing dancers to access more classes.