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January 24, 2019

CityDance School & Conservatory: January 2019 Monthly Newsletter

January 2019 Newsletter

Creating the Magic Videos are Available for Purchase
Dear Parents, Congratulations on your child's beautiful performance in this year's Creating the Magic!  Our experienced videographer, Shannon Braine, was able to capture 3 of the performances.  She has made the shows available for purchase on her website.  This year she is offering DVDs, as well as digital files, which are becoming the most popular and highest quality format for families.  Digital files are .mp4s that can be saved directly to your computer or iPad, and can be streamed easily using Apple TV or other applications.  Shannon recommends this format for the best quality footage of the performance.  Please feel free to email her at if you have any questions or concerns about making the switch to digital.
To purchase your personal DVD or digital file of your child's performance in this year's Creating the Magic visit 
When placing your order, please make sure to choose the correct date and format you would like to receive. 
Performances that are available for purchase: 
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 5PM

Friday, December 14, 2018, 7PM

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 2PM

Digital File: $25 
DVD: $25 + $4 for shipping 
Please contact for any questions.

SAC Winter Break

SAC Winter break begins on Sunday, December 23rd.  CityDance is closed from December 23, 2018-January 2, 2019.  Classes resume on Monday, January 7th!

Summer Programs & Early Bird Registration

The School & Conservatory's themed Dancing Around the World Camps (ages 4-9) offer learning and fun through culture and creativity while allowing students to grow in their dance technique with daily classes in ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, and world dance forms. Our Dance Up Programs (ages 10-14) offer serious young dancers a chance to elevate their technique and artistry through focused genre-based study and prepares them to advance in the year ahead. There is no audition necessary and each camp/program culminates in an in-studio performance for family and friends. 

Summer camp placements will be sent out on December 20th.  Please look out for your child's placement email.   Spots in camps/programs are limited!  For a full list of summer offerings and to register online, CLICK HERERegister by Feb. 1st for the Early Bird discount! 

If you have not received your placement by the new year, please email  

CityDance School Parent Observation Week

Come see how much your young dancer has grown since September! CityDance invites all family and friends into the studio to observe Little Movers, Lower School and Select classes during the week of Monday, Jan. 14h through Saturday, Jan. 19th.  

S&C Open on MLK Day

CityDance is open for all regular classes on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21st at all locations (Strathmore & Rockville).

Little Movers Spring Semester Begins

The last day of the Fall Semester for Little Movers' Pre-Ballet and Creative Movers classes is Saturday, Jan. 19th.  The Spring Semester officially begins on Monday, Jan. 21st and classes are filling up fast! Please CLICK HERE to register your Little Mover for classes today and to secure his/her spot in the annual Children & Youth Concert.
For more information/new inquiries related to the Little Movers Program, please email
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 Fun 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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