News & Important Information
COMPETITIONS FOR 2020 DSSD will be entering:
SENIORS ONLY: (Grade Seven Ballet and up students): DANCE INVASION, MEDICINE HAT, April 23rd to 26th, 2020.
MOOSE JAW FESTIVAL OF DANCE - DANCE INSPIRATIONS, Moose Jaw, May 6th to 10th, 2020.
FEVER DANCE CHALLENGE, REGINA, SK. - May 14th to 17th, 2020.
2020 Year End Recital:
"Every Child a Star"
Moose Jaw Cultural Centre (MJCC),
217 Main Street North, Moose Jaw
Thursday, May 28th, 2020:
Full dress rehearsal with photographs
Friday, May 29th, 2020 show:
Saturday, May 30th,2020 shows:
2:00 p.m. Matinee
7:00 p.m. Final Show
Recital Tickets will go on sale at the Box Office, Moose Jaw Cultural Centre at an announced date.
Tickets can be purchased on-line at this time also.
DANCE FAMILIES ONLY will be allowed to purchase up to
eight (8) Recital Tickets initially.
Balance of Tickets go on sale to public after specified dates.
Costume Booklets: Recital and Competitions
Handed out in Class to students approximately one week prior to Competition or Recital events
Provides arrival times for each event
Explains details about costuming
Outlines hair requirements and hair accessories
Provides make-up details and earring requirements
Late Registrations will be accepted every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, between 4:00 and 4:30 each day for the month of September. This will accommodate folks who are away and not able to attend on the Registration dates below.
Registration for 2019/2020 season will be held at DSSD on Wednesday and Thursday, August 28th and 29th, 2019 from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. Classes will commence on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019.
We encourage post-dated cheques or full payment to commence October 1st, rather than September. This permits schedules and fees to be amended as required to change, add or delete classes during the month of September. However, there is no refund of September fees. Your Financial Options are as follows:
October 1st, 2019 to May 1st, 2020 inclusive
Full or Partial Year Payment
October 2019 to May 2020
October 2019 to December 2019 and
January 2020 to May 2020.
The first week of each month
– October 2019 to May 2020
Payment Methods Available:
Costume Deposits are due the end of November at $60.00 per Class. DSSD costume orders commence in December. DSSD is required to pay in full at time of ordering so Costume Deposits are required prior to ordering.
Please Note: This is a Costume Deposit only and once expenses are calculated to include Exchange, Duty, GST, Shipping, etc. the difference is collected when the costumes are distributed. This usually happens about one week prior to each event.
Students that withdraw from classes after costumes have been ordered, are responsible for the full cost of the costume. You will be provided with the costume.
Tap, Jazz and Ballet Examinations
Students are assessed by Teachers to determine if there is potential to be examination ready by the date of the scheduled Exams. If assessment confirms sufficient motivation, teaching and practice time to be successful, the student is chosen to be entered.
- Permission slips are sent home with students
- Cost of examination is included
- Parental signature provided on Permission slip, along with examination fee
- Students are scheduled for two (2) Private Lessons with their exam partner
- Some examinations will also require one (1) individual Private Lesson
- If deemed helpful, additional Private Lessons can be scheduled