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SEPTEMBER 2016-MAY 2017


SEPTEMBER 2016
September 7: FIRST DAY OF PRE-PROFESSIONAL CLASSES FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR

September 12-17:  Take Back the Tutu for Students Levels 3-6 within class times
Studio Dynamics
– creating a supportive environment for kids, free of gossiping, comparing, and judging. Using encouraging and supportive language.

September 13, 7:00-8:00pm:  Take Back the Tutu for Parents
Family Dynamics
– Parents of students in all levels and programs the school are invited

ESSENTIAL Fall Parent Meeting: Saturday, September 17 at 4:30pm at Fairview Avenue Studios. Basic policies, events, and performance opportunities will be discussed in detail.


OCTOBER 2016

October 17-22: Take Back the Tutu for Students Levels 3-6 within class times
Food as Fuel
 –
better understand what kind of food will fuel your dancing body and create mindful fueling practices.

October 18: 7:00-8:00pm,Take Back the Tutu for Parents
Food as Fuel for your Dancer – 
Parents of students in all levels and programs the school are invited

Oct 29: Clara’s Dream Full Scene Rehearsal 3:00-6:30pm
Party Scene: 3:00-4:30pm, Opening/Finale 4:30-5:30, Battle Scene 5:30-6:30pm


NOVEMBER 2016

Nov 5: Clara’s Dream Full Scene Rehearsal 3:00-6:30pm
Party Scene: 3:00-4:30pm, Opening/Finale 4:30-5:30, Battle Scene 5:30-6:30pm

Nov 12: Clara’s Dream Full Scene Rehearsal 3:00-6:30pm
Party Scene: 3:00-4:30pm, Opening/Finale 4:30-5:30, Battle Scene 5:30-6:30pm

Nov 19, Saturday: Clara’s Dream Full Cast Rehearsal CAST B
Levels 5, 6 Warm up 10:30am-12:00pm
Levels 2, 3 & 4 Warm up 11:30-12:00pm
Full Cast Beginning Ballet – Level 6 rehearsal 12:00-3:00pm

Nov 20, Sunday: Clara’s Dream Full Cast Rehearsal CAST A
Levels 5, 6 Warm up 10:30am-12:00pm
Levels 2, 3 & 4 Warm up 11:30-12:00pm
Full Cast Beginning Ballet – Level 6 rehearsal 12:00-3:00pm

Nov 24-26: Thanksgiving Break NO CLASSES/NO REHEARSALS (classes resume Monday, November 28)

Nov 27, SundayClara’s Dream Full Cast Rehearsal CAST A & B
Levels 5, 6 Warm up 10:30am-12:00pm
Levels 2, 3 & 4 Warm up 11:30-12:00pm
Full Cast Beginning Ballet – Level 2 rehearsal 12:00-2:30pm
Full Cast Beginning Levels 3-6 rehearsal 12:00-4:00pm

Nov 29-Dec 1: Clara’s Dream Technical/Dress Rehearsals at The O’Shaughnessy


DECEMBER 2016
Dec 2-4: Clara’s Dream Performances at The O’Shaughnessy

December 5-10: Take Back the Tutu for Students Levels 3-6 within class times
Mental Fuel and Health – learn how to create healthy habits to be mentally ready to dance!

Dec 19-Jan 2: Winter Break NO CLASSES (classes resume Tuesday, January 3)

Dec 19-Jan 2: Special Winter Break Adult & Teen Drop-in Classes will be held (Schedule TBA)


JANUARY 2017
Jan 3: All classes resume.
January 3-7: Mid-Year Conferences for Beginning Ballet, Level 1 and Level 2.
January 9-14: Mid-Year Conferences Levels 3-6.

Jan 22: Summer Intensive Auditions ages 10-22
Jan 23: Second semester begins.


FEBRUARY 2017
Feb 24-25: OH+ Performances at Orchestra Hall for Levels 5 and 6 of Pre-Professional Division


MARCH 2017


APRIL 2017
Apr 3-8: Bring A Friend or Try A Class Week For students not currently enrolled at SPB

Apr 9-16: Spring Break NO CLASSES/NO REHEARSALS


MAY 2017

May 1-6: Parent Observation Week for Boy’s Club, Beginning Ballet, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3

May 7, Sunday 1:00-3:30pm: Full Cast rehearsal Beg, Ballet-Level 4 and Boys’ Club

May 13, Saturday 1:00-3:30pm: Full Cast rehearsal Beg, Ballet-Level 4 and Boys’ Club
Regular Boy’s Club, Beginning Ballet, Level 2 and Level 3 classes canceled due to rehearsal day.

May 15-17: Regular classes at the studios for Beg. Ballet – Level 4

May 18-21: Student Spring Showcase Production Week and Performances Macalester College Theater

May 22-26: Parent Observation Week for Levels 4-6 and Year End Conferences 

May 26: Last Day of School Year Classes

May 27-June 4: SUMMER BREAK/NO CLASSES 


JUNE 2017
June 5: Summer Drop-in Classes Begin


JULY 2017
July 1-4: NO CLASSES

July 10-August 4: Summer Intensives


AUGUST 2017

Aug 12 School of St. Paul Ballet Placement Class 12-2:00pm For incoming male and female dancers ages 12-18, and current Levels 4-6 dancers.

Aug 26 Open House for Fall Classes

Aug 27-Sep 4: NO CLASSES


SEPTEMBER 2017
Tuesday September 5