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December 05, 2019

CityDance School and Conservatory Monthly Newsletter: December 2019

CityDance Presents Creating the Magic

The rising stars of CityDance School & Conservatory enchant audiences with their annual winter showcase in an exciting program of ballet, jazz, contemporary and world dance.Creating the Magic features choreography by CityDance faculty, Ignite artists and guests. You will see a new classical repertory "Gioconda" and variations from famous classical ballets staged by Ballet Master Stanislav Issaev. Conservatory Seniors will perform their solos and group pieces created by talented teaching faculty artists: Diana Amalfitano, Therese Gahl, Kaitlin Madzelan, Caroline Rocher, Keith Thomas, Monique Walker, Ignite Artist Sarah J. Ewing, award-winning Choreographer-in-Residence Robert J. Priore and Artistic Director Lorraine Spiegler. Guest artist works include Koresh Dance Company, Shaun Boyle D'Arcy and Alex Neoral, Director of Focus Cia de Dança. Conservatory Dancers will also share a new work that they created within the CityDance International, ICONS & Choreographer-in-Residence Intensive this summer.
Saturday, December 7 at 7pm
Sunday, December 8 at 1pm & 5pm
Monday, December 9 at 7pm*
Friday, December 13 at 7pm
Saturday, December 14 at 7pm
*This is a free showing, but all guests are required to RSVP
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! We are thrilled to announce that our CityDance students will take part in this exciting production along side with Moscow Ballet's professional dances.

Performances will be held on Sunday, December 15th, 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and on Monday, December 16th, 8:00pm, at Strathmore Music Center. 

For more information and for tickets, click HERE

Winter Break
CityDance School & Conservatory will be on Winter Break from Sunday, December, 22nd though Sunday, January, 5th. Classes will resume on Monday, January, 6th.
2020 Summer Programs are Now Open for Registration!
Dance around the world and into the stars with us this summer. CityDance’s themed summer camps offer learning and fun through culture and creativity. Young dancers, ages 4 through 14, learn multi-cultural myths and themes and are invited to explore how the tales relate to their daily lives. They take daily classes in ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop and world dance forms, learn challenging choreography and even make up their own dances. Dance, ideas, cultural themes, music, visual art and poetry are woven together in a final performance for family and friends.
June 16 - July 31, 2020 
9am-3pm with the option of aftercare from 3-5pm
Click HERE to find your camp. Register now to secure early bird pricing!

Summer 2020 Auditions

CityDance School and Conservatory students are invited to extend their September-to- June professional training into the summer months. To ensure we know who to expect this summer, we are asking all current students age 8-20 to attend this audition on January 26, 2019 at DREAM School for DanceYou will need to register for the audition and pay $25 audition fee HERE

You can find more details about the 2020 Summer Intensive Dates HERE

Proper School Attire

As a training school, all students at CityDance are required to adhere to a specific dress code. No street shoes may be worn on marley floors. Loose jewelry is prohibited. Uniforms should be purchased from FOOTLIGHTS. 

To view our uniform requirements for your child's classes please click HERE.

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