Event Location Date
Howard County Dance Festival Howard Community College March 16th & 17th
Laurel, MD April 12–14
www.starpowertalent.com Baltimore Convention Center April 26-28
www.creationdancechamps.com Haggarstown, MD May 11 & 12
www.infernodance.com Towson, MD May 17-19
Nationals: www.starpowertalent.com Ocean City, MD May 22 -26th
Nationals: www.starpowertalent.com Ocean City, MD July 22-26

Qualified students participate in regional and national competitions in the spring and summer months. Auditions for the 2013/14 Competition and Nutcracker will be held on July 31, 2013.

Visitor’s Day

Visitors’ Day is held in December on the last day of class during the Winter session as an opportunity for families and friends to observe what has been accomplished so far in class. Under the direction of the teacher, students perform an informal studio presentation of class work. Class is followed by refreshments and an opportunity to discuss upcoming programs and classes. For the upcoming Visitor’s Day dates, see the current ‘Memos to Students / Parents‘.

Student Concert

The annual Student Concert is held in June, at the end of the school year. In 2013 we will be celebrating our 30th anniversary. The date is tentatively set for Saturday June 1915, time and location TBD. All students ages 2 through adult will be invited to participate.  The purpose of the student concert is to showcase each class at their level in an original dance performance.  Choreography is taught as part of the class curriculum starting in the winter months and throughout the Spring session. Participants are required to attend all classes and mandatory rehearsals in the theatre the week of the production. In addition to tuition payments, participants are responsible for costume fees. Tickets are sold to cover theatre rental and production expenses. Students will have the opportunity to attend the annual studio photo shoot and purchase professional videos of the performance. More specific information will be made available in December.

Competition Teams and Nutcracker

Competition teams and Nutcracker dancers are selected by audition only. These students participate in our annual December Nutcracker our and/or represent our school in competitions throughout the Baltimore/Washington area. These additional performance venues provide a more intensive performance and training regimen for those serious students who desire to pursue dance either as an avocation or a profession.