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JANUARY

REMINDER EMAIL
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QUICK GLANCE - THIS MONTH
  • REGISTRATION IS OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR SPRING REGISTRATION
  • LAST WEEK OF FALL CLASSES THE WEEK OF January 13th
  • NO CLASSES THE WEEK OF January 20th (The week of Martin Luther King)
  • BROADWAY BOUND Auditions Disney Alice in Wonderland Jr Auditions Tuesday, January 21 and Thursday, January 23 4:00-7:00.
  • DIAMOND DANCE COMPANY & PERFORMANCE TEAM Extra Practices the week of Martin Luther King January 21st
  • DIAMOND DANCE COMPANY LOCK-IN January 17th 
  • FAMILY RECITAL FEE DUE - January 25th
  • DIAMOND DANCE COMPANY - Dress Rehearsal January 26th & Sunday, February 2nd
COSTUME LIST ATTACHED TO EMAIL 
AMAZON/PARENT PURCHASE:
IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A VARIETY OF COSTUMES TO THE SHOW AND SAVE MONEY FOR OUR PATRONS WE ADD AMAZON OR DIY COSTUMES AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO CATALOG COSTUMES FOR SOME CLASSES.  WE ASK THAT IF ONE OF YOUR CLASSES SAYS AMAZON/ PARENT PURCHASE THAT YOU PURCHASE YOUR COSTUME WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS. THIS IS TO ENSURE YOU RECEIVE YOUR DANCERS COSTUMES IN TIME FOR RECITAL AND IT DOES NOT GO OUT OF STOCK OR BECOME UNAVAILABLE. 
Thank you in advance for purchasing your costume in a timely manner.

Recital Season is our most popular enrollment time of year!
We have automatically re-registered your dancers in the class schedule they have for our SPRING Session.
(If you would like to adjust your schedule or add classes please contact STACEY finalestudio110.office@aol.com


FRIENDS & FAMILY DISCOUNT

If your FRIENDS or FAMILY sign up and give your name you wil each recieve $10.00 off your next months TUITION!


Finale Academy of the Arts
19th annual showcase
Thursday, June 18th Rialto Square Theater
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!

Schedule for FALL 2019
Last week of classes January 13th

 

Schedule for SPRING 2020
*****CLASSES START THE WEEK OF JANUARY 27th*****
No classes the following weeks…
January 20th – (Martin Luther King)
February 17th – (Presidents Day)
March 23rd & March 30th – (Spring Break)
May 29th - (Memorial Day)

IMPORTANT THIS WEEK!!!
DIAMOND DANCE COMPANY & PERFORMANCE COMPANY PLEASE BRING YOUR RACK AND ROLLS TO THE STUDIO SO WE CAN START FILLING THEM!!!

The week of
JANUARY  6-12

Wilmington Dancers: 
REGULAR CLASSES!!!

DDC Dancers:
Saturday, January 10th - Refer to Google Calendar
*All dancers performing in Arabian please bring your 2019 Ballet costume to the studio.
*Rachel is waiting for all WEPA costumes to be turned in to the studio.

Extra:
January OPEN house!  Bring a friend or try a new class anytime through out the month.

 

Recital/ Performances:     

January 25th all Family Recital Fees are due.

The week of
JANUARY 13-19

Wilmington Dancers: 
REGULAR CLASSES!!! 

DDC Dancers
LOCK-IN January 17. Food List Attached.


Extra:


Recital/ Performances:              

January 25th all Family Recital Fees are due.

Click Here! 2020 FIREHOUSE Lock In Shopping List

The week of
JANUARY 20-26


Wilmington Dancers: 
NO CLASSES 

DDC Dancers:

Extra Practices listed on Google Calendar

Extra:

BROADWAY BOUND AUDITIONS: Tuesday, January 21 and Thursday, January 23rd 4:00-7:00.  Please email finalestudio110.office@aol.com to reserve a 10 minute time slot.  Audition materials attached.  
LIMITED SPOTS available.

Recital/ Performances:        

January 25th - Family Recital FEE due! Please write checks to Kimberly Larson. If checks or cash is not received by January 25th we will assume you would like it applied to your card on file. Recital Fees will be charged to dance debit accounts on January 26th. There will be a 2% ($2.00) service charge added.
Wiggles & Giggles  dancers are exempt from the FAMILY RECITAL FEE!

Click Here! Dress Rehearsal Sunday, January 26th
Click Here! Dress Rehearsal Sunday, February 2nd

The week of
JANUARY 27-February 2


Wilmington Dancers: 
REGULAR CLASSES - 1st week of the spring session!!!

DDC Dancers:

Dress Rehearsal

Sunday, February 2

Extra: 

Recital/ Performances:       
COSTUME MONEY WILL BE DUE FEBRUARY 15TH.

If you have questions please contact the studio!
STACEY 
finalestudio110.office@aol.com
815-476-3426

UPCOMING PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES!!!

Hello Parents & Dancers,

PLEASE CHECK YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE AND CONTACT THE STUDIO WITH ANY CLASS ADJUSTMENTS. WE HAVE UPDATED CLASSES SINCE THE FIRST EMAIL. 

Welcome to Finale Academy of the Arts!!! The staff and I are excited and ready to get dancin'!!! Please take a moment to check the classes listed below to confirm your class times and days. There may have been some changes made to accommodate for new opportunities or class sizes. Please contact the studio if you need to make adjustments to your schedule.

Schedule for SPRING 2020
*****CLASSES START THE WEEK OF JANUARY 27th*****
No classes the following weeks?
January 20th - (Martin Luther King)
February 17th - (Presidents Day)
March 23rd & March 30th - (Spring Break)
May 25th - (Memorial Day)

Dress Code:
Ballet/ Pointe: Ballet Slipper/  (Pointe shoes * must be approved*) Black Leotard Skirt or Black shorts Pink Tights/ Convertible or footed
Tap: Tan Tap Shoes: Black Leotard Skirt or Black shorts Pink or Tan Tights/ Convertible or footed LEVEL 1 & 2 Ballet/ Tap BLACK tap shoes.
Jazz: Tan Jazz Shoes Black Leotard/ Sports Bra Black shorts or leggings Pink or Tan Tights/ Convertible or footed
Hip Hop: Gym Shoes Tank Top/ Sports Bra Sweat pants, leggings 
Tumbling: No shoes Sports bra/ leotard Black shorts or leggings 
Lyrical: Pirouette Slippers Sports bra/ leotard Black shorts or leggings Pink or Tan Tights/ Convertible or footed
Tuition:
Dance Debit will be charged on the following dates:
(January, February, March, April, May)
5th - Wilmington Studio (Late fee added on 15th)
25th - Art Program- $15.00 activity fee due at the start of each session.
 (Late fee added on 5th)

30 min class - $30.00
1 - Class $35.00
2 - Classes $68.60
3 - Classes $101.85
4 - Classes $140.00
5th Class FREE

$145.00 Unlimited Dance & Tumbling
$165.00 Unlimited Competitive Program
$200.00 Triple Threat (Unlimited Dance/ Music/ Acting)

Broadway Bound
80 min - $68.60
120 min - $101.85
*Competitive Dancers receive a 50% discount on Broadway Bound Program.

$10.00 off Friends & Family - Recommend a new student to the studio and both of you receive $10.00 off your tuition.

Dance Debit POLICY: All students must have a credit card on file as of January 1st.   If monthly dance debit payments do not go through on your account as of the late fee date, a fee of $25.00 will be added to your account.  Although we do understand the issues with debit cards being canceled unexpectedly due to fraudulent activity we need payments to be made on tuition no later than the late fee date.

CASH or CHECK POLICY: If you would prefer to pay cash or check we will welcome payments in full by the first class but a credit card will still be required on the account.  If you would prefer to pay monthly payments of cash or check a $10.00 transaction fee will be placed on your monthly tuition.  (Example: $31.00 - dance debit or $41.00 - cash or check monthly)

"NEW" Ballet/ Tap 1 & Ballet/ Tap 2 dancers: Ballet shoes should arrive for your first class; however please pack a pair of socks just in case. Please remember this is also a Tap class so please have tap shoes by the first class.

* Feel free to order your shoes and clothing online. Items will ship to your home. http://www.curtaincallforclass.com/
Finale Studio
Paraphrase: finalestudio1

*I have an open door policy and it is important to me that all your questions and concerns are answered or addressed. Feel free to contact me at the studio 815-476-3426 or if you would like an immediate response please email me at finalestudio110@aol.com.

*We have a beautiful webpage that has a printable calendar with the weeks that we are closed each session. Please take a moment to enjoy the pictures, learn about the studio, and of course print the calendar!!! www.finalestudio.com

IMPORTANT DATES FOR RECITAL!!!

Recital Season is around the corner!!!
Finale Academy of the Arts
Proudly present
NEVERLAND
The Rialto Square Theater, Joliet Thursday, June 18th

The recital is offered to all Finale Studio students. Although it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. 

Costumes are sized and ordered in February. There is a $125.00 family recital fee that is due January 25th. This fee covers props, scenery, and extra rehearsals. Costumes average $65.00-$85.00 per class. Each dancer will receive one pair of tights pink, tan, or both depending on classes, earrings (pierced or clipped).  DANCERS in level 1 & 2 will receive a hair-a-gami.  Costumes must be paid in full by February 16th. Unpaid costumes will not be ordered.

Important Recital Dates:
Tuesday, January 21st & Thursday, January 23rd Auditions for Alice In Wonderland Jr.
Please contact finalestudio110.office@aol.com to reserve an audition time.  Auditions are done in a 10 minute time slot.  More information about tryout requirements will be posted following the holidays.

January 25th - Family Recital FEE due! Please write checks to Kimberly Larson. If checks or cash is not received by January 25th we will assume you would like it applied to your card on file. Recital Fees will be charged to dance debit accounts on January 26th. There will be a 2% ($2.00) service charge added. 
Wiggles & Giggles dancers are exempt from the FAMILY RECITAL FEE!

February 15th - Costume FEE's are due and sizes are confirmed! Please write checks to Kimberly Larson. If checks or cash is not received by February 15th we will assume you would like it applied to your card on file. Costume Fees will be charged to dance debit accounts on February 16th. There will be a 2% service charge added.

February 17th - SENIOR Company Action Photo Shoot at Burns Photography in New Lenox

April 6th - This week all schedules for the recital will be sent home with the dancers (pictures, rehearsal, recital)

April 20th & April 27th  - During these weeks Senior members with main parts will be attending all classes.

May 1st & 2nd  - ACT practices for the recital, very important practice for dancers. 

Friday, May 15th  6:00-9:00p - Tickets go on sale at the WILMINGTON studio- First come, first serve to choose your seats. Graduating senior parents are invited to pick up tickets at 5:45p.

Sunday, June 7th - Picture Day held at the studio by Burns Photography

Wednesday, June 17th - Dress Rehearsal held at Rialto Square Theater

Thursday, June 18th - 
Finale Academy of the Arts Presents
Director: Kimber Larson
"NEVERLAND" held at the Rialto Square Theater at 6:30p

Saturday, June 20th - 
FINALE Broadway Bound Presents
Director: Sharra Martyka Asst. Director: Alexus McLaughlin
"Alice In Wonderland, Jr" held at Coal City High School at 1:00p

2020 Staff
Jen Rosenburg
Jessica Rodriguez
Otis Harris 
Paige Jones
Sharra Martyka
Rachel Hunter
Jessie Nash
Marissa Moser
Kaitlyn White
Alexus McLaughlin
Stacey Dummitt

Cheerfully,
Kimber Larson
Copyright © *2020* *Finale Academy of Arts*, All rights reserved.

Our email address is:
finalestudio110@aol.com

Phone: 815-476-3426  website: www.finalestudio.com

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