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January 24, 2019

CityDance School & Conservatory: December 2018 Monthly Newsletter

December 2018 Newsletter

Summer 2019 Audition

Join us for our first Summer 2019 Audition on Saturday, Dec. 1st! Experience world-class artistry through six weeks of intensives for the pre-professional dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Koresh Dance Company, CityDance's Vaganova training and International guest artists from around the world. CityDance Summer Intensives are ideal for dancers interested in a challenging exploration of classical and contemporary training with daily classes in ballet, pointe, pas de deux, modern, contemporary, jazz, and African. 

For more information and to register for the audition, click HERE.

CityDance Presents Creating the Magic

Join us this December for CityDance Conservatory's Annual Mid-Year Showcase, Creating the Magic. The rising stars of CityDance Conservatory, Petite Conservatory and Select Plus students enchant audiences with their annual winter showcase in an exciting program of ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop and world dance.Creating the Magic features choreography by CityDance faculty, Ignite artists and guests. You will see excerpts from Don Quixote and variations from famous classical ballets staged by Stanislav Issaev, CityDance Conservatory Ballet Master. Conservatory Seniors dance their solos and group pieces created by talented Teaching faculty artists: Therese Gahl, Kaitlin Madzelan, Caroline Rocher, Keith Thomas, Monique Walker, Diana Amalfitano, Ignite Artist Sarah J. Ewing and Robert J. Priore, Choreographer-in-Residence. Guest artist works include Koresh Dance Company, Bruce Wood Dance, YY Dance Company. Conservatory Dancers will also share two new works that they have created in Vladimir Angelov's Summer ICONS intensive. 
 Let's Create the Magic together this holiday season!
Performances are Saturday, Dec. 8th at 7pm, Sunday, Dec. 9th at 5pm, Friday, Dec. 14 at 7pm and Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2pm and 7pm in CityDance's Black Box Theater at Strathmore.  
To purchase tickets for Creating the Magic performances, please click HERE. 
For rehearsal schedule information, please email Irina Lapteva at
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian "Nutcracker" is the holiday tradition that brings the Christmas spirit to life! Performances will be held Sunday, Dec. 16th and Monday, Dec. 17th at Strathmore Music Center. 

For more information, click HERE or email Marybeth Russell at

Parent Observation Week: Little Movers & Lower School

Come see how much your young dancer has grown since September! CityDance invites all family and friends into the studio to observe Little Movers and Lower School (levels 1-4) classes during the week of Monday, Dec. 17th through Saturday, Dec. 22nd.  

Winter Break

CityDance School & Conservatory will be on Winter Break from Sunday, Dec. 23rd through Sunday, Jan. 6th. Classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 7th.

Footlights Studio Direct

Shopping for CityDance uniforms is now seamless! CityDance has partnered with locally-based Footlights Dance & Theatre Boutiques since their inception. Footlights offers unmatched product selection and incomparable customer service and it's no surprise they're celebrating 25 great years. In honor of this anniversary, CityDancers can now shop seamlessly through our unique Footlight Studio Direct link.  

Every time you shop using this link, and with each item, you will receive a 15% discount and you ill automatically donate 5% to CityDance's Scholarship Fund, supporting young dancers in style. The items we recommend are based on those outlined in your handbook, but if you shop though this link, anything you add to your cart will qualify for the special bonuses listed above.

When you shop in any Footlight Dance & Theater Boutique's brick and mortar stores, CityDance Scholarship Fund will receive the same 5% or purchase donation. Please be sure that when you shop in-store that the sales associates know you are with CityDance School & Conservatory!

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