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Back in the Swing of Things!

Classes are off to a great start for 2019, and we couldn't be more excited about this semester of dance with your children! The NHPA II eNewsletter is here to provide you with information about upcoming events at the studio, so make sure you read through carefully and let us know if you have any questions or feedback!
~The Teachers

Calendar of Events

Events will be updated monthly.

Month of February: The Teachers will be measuring all dancers in class for their Recital Costumes. Attendance is important!

February 11-14: Recital Fees due for students participating in NHPA II's 14th Annual Recital performance; $35 per student

February 18: President's Day, NHPA II will be open for regularly scheduled classes.

March 11-14: Spring Break, studio closed

Tentative Event Dates for May/June 2019 (dates will be confirmed in March)
May 27: Memorial Day (studio closed)
June 1: Recital Class pictures & Dance Company pictures @ NHPA II
June 8: Recital Dress Rehearsals (2 shows) @ NHPA II
June 15: NHPA II 14th Annual Recital Performances (2 shows) @ North Shore Senior H.S. (tentative until venue confirms)

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14th Annual Recital Prep/Performance Info

Below is a tentative timeline with tidbits of information about the events leading up to and including NHPA II's 14th Annual Recital at the end of this Spring semester. All dates should be finalized in March once the performance venue sends us confirmation. Keep in mind that all Recital classes will be divided into 2 shows, and a list will be posted at the end of this month detailing the "separation of shows".
Please read through the timeline carefully, mark your calendars, and keep a good eye out for updated postings in the studio lobby and on our website.

Recital Fees Are Now Due

Students wishing to participate in NHPA II's 14th Annual Recital will need to remit a $35 Recital Fee payment (per student) by the week of Feb. 11-14 to confirm their participation. Those students who have not paid their Recital Fees by Feb. 14 will not have a costume ordered for them and therefore will not be able to participate in the Recital performance. If your child is unable to participate in Recital please let us know ASAP.

Recital Costume Measurements

The Teachers will be measuring all dancers in their classes the month of February. These measurements will be used for ordering Recital Costumes so please make sure your dancer attends class that week!

Recital Costume Fees

Recital Costumes will be ordered towards the end of February/beginning of March, and payments for those costumes will start coming due towards the end of March. Costumes typically run $70-$80 per class. Exact Recital Costume prices and payment due dates will be posted in the studio lobby and on our website once they are ordered.

April & May: FINALE Production Rehearsals!

All students in (7-8yrs) classes and older are invited to participate in the NHPA II FINALE production which performs at the closing of each Recital show. A sign-up sheet will be posted in April, and students will need to be available for these extra rehearsals on weekends throughout the months of April, May & June leading up to the show.

June 1: Recital Class Pictures @ NHPA II

All students will take full Recital class pictures at NHPA II on Saturday June 1. Students may also sign up to take individual photos this weekend. Picture schedule will be posted at the beginning of May.

June 8: Recital Dress Rehearsals (2 shows) @ NHPA II

Each Recital show will have a full Dress Rehearsal at NHPA II on Saturday June 8. Schedule of rehearsals and more information TBA.

June 15: Recital Performances!

NHPA II's 14th Annual Recital performances will be held in 2 shows at North Shore Senior H.S. (tentative until confirmed in March).

More detailed information about NHPA II's 14th Annual Recital performance will be posted as the season progresses. Please continue to check the studio lobby bulletin boards and class doors, as well as our website, for updated information.

Stay Connected with NHPA II

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NHPA II Dance Company at JUMP!

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The NHPA II Dance Company recently attended Jump Dance Convention in Houston with some of its Junior & Teen dancers. It was a weekend filled with nonstop dancing and left us all feeling excited and inspired in our chosen art form! The Teachers are so proud of how well the NHPA II dancers represented our studio in classes of all genres including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, ballroom, and even a professional audition experience. Congratulations to Anabel Rodriguez, Bryan Sturdavant, and Nicole Zavala for receiving Class Scholarships in individual classes.

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Dance Quote of the Month

"Let us lift each other up to shine side by side, for the sky would be awfully dark with only one star."

~Unknown

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