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2020_Student Waiver_Trial_Class  September 2020_Newsletter

JUNE 2020 DATES: dates subject to Covid19 restrictions being revoked
Last Regular Dance Date, Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
Dress Rehearsal TBD
Recital, Saturday June 20th at 2pm

2019-20 Dance Schedule Registration is accepted online June 1st and
throughout the summer 2020.

2020 Dance Competition Updates:
1. April 9th-12th  Dance4Dreams held at UofC (postponed/no date
2. June 1st-5th Kick it Up held at the Edge School
3  TBD Dance Starz at the Edge School
4. TBD Terpsichore at the Edge School
5. TBD Peak Invitational at Rockpointe Church

All OSA dancers please feel welcome to attend any of the above dance competitions. 
This is an excellent opportunity for recital only dancers to learn about extra performance opportunities available through local dance competitions and festivals and a chance to cheer on your fellow OSA dancers.

OSA 2020 Finale T-shirts:   please wear any OSA logoed apparel.

Recital updates:  Would you like to volunteer?  Volunteers are required from every dance class; with the exception of the senior dancers. If you are interested please speak with your child’s dance teacher.  Thank you!

ONLINE REGISTRATION  OSA offers online registration.  Please register yourself through the website links.  This convenient and secure tool will enable you to monitor your account, register for classes, purchase OSA apparel, etc.   

PARTICIPATION WAIVER:  Our insurance company requires all participants to have a digitally signed consent Participation Waiver on file.  Please access your online account through the Studio Director software and indicate your agreement.  Thank you.

TUITION: postdated cheques for the dance year are now due.  Please submit at your next dance lesson.  If you pre-registered in the Spring, but did not submit your postdated cheques, the pre-registration tuition discount no longer applies.

REFERRAL DISCOUNT:  Referral discounts are valid until the end of the month.  Should a friend sign up by September 30th 2020 a refund on your tuition will be applied.
Please advise the office of any referrals you have made so you can be properly credited.

BALLET CHARACTER SKIRTS: Dancers in Grades One and upwards require character skirts.  Please purchase a skirt at City Dancewear with our studio colours #288-3060 or any other dancewear supplier.

ABSENCES:  Please leave a message on the office if you are going to miss a class.  Competition class dancers are not to miss more than 4 dances throughout the dance year. 

ALLERGIES: Ensure you have informed the office and your child’s teacher of any allergies your child has.

DANCER’S GROOMING: Please attend your dance class in appropriate dance attire with hair worn in a tidy fashion. All acro dancers and ballet students in upper grades three and four onwards are to wear a classical bun to every dance class.  Please leave your valuable jewelry and technology at home.  Cell phones must be turned off during class

LABEL DANCEWEAR: Please mark all your dance apparel; especially footwear.
You won’t regret it!

May 2020 Newsletter

2020_Student Waiver_Trial_Class  please bring signed and witnessed waiver to our
Bring a Friend to Dance Week.

OSA dancers are invited to bring a friend to dance week the following dates.
The friend will be invited to participate in some aspects of the class.
We will still be practicing our recital dances this week.  The friend would watch during this time. This week is also an opportunity for your own child to trial another type of dance class s/he may be interested in joining. Please do not bring a friend to the class if s/he is not capable of joining in, i.e. beginner dancer to an inter class or an  pre-inter to senior levels.
Should you referral join OSA by September 30, 2020, you will receive a 5% discount off of the annual dance tuition.

Bring a Friend Week: to be confirmed, was scheduled.
Monday, May 25th – Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Studio Photographs are held at Edgemont Comm. Association
Photo purchase is optional, some photos are included in recital slideshow
No dance classes at held at either location on these dates.
Photos conducted Tuesday, May 19th and Thursday, May 21st
**Classes will be held at both locations on Wednesday, May 20th

Recital Lipsticks $12 payment, please pay for and pick up at photos, if you have not already done so.

2021 Spring Break:  Friday, March 26th – Sunday, April 4th, 2021 – no classes