Upcoming Open Office Hours

Please see our office open hours listed below but for more immediate assistance please email admin@stardancecompany.com.  Our office hours for the month of February are very limited as well as our attention is focused on the training of our students in preparation for recital and competition.  Regular office hours resume in March.

  •  Monday March 2nd (5:00-8:00pm)
  • Wednesday March 4th (4:30-6:30pm)

 

Upcoming Calendar

 

December 18th

COMPETITION ENTRY FEES ARE DUE!  All competition entry fees are due to the studio office.  This includes solo team competition entry fees. Fees that are late are subject to a 10% late fee. These fees can be broken up if a plan is made with administration but are also then subject to a 10% administration fee.

 

January 22nd

STAGE REHEARSAL FEES ARE DUE!  All fees for studnets on our competitive teams for stage rehearsals are due by no later than this date.  No exceptions.  Late fees will be subject to a 10% late charge on the full amount owing.

 

February 29th

COMPETITIVE HAIR AND MAKEUP CLASS!  Are you nervous about the style of hair requested for your child’s dance or worried that you’ve never put competitive makeup on your dancer before?  This is the perfect class to get yourselves sorted before we hit our competition season.  Each parent brings their own child and practices SBDC required hair and makeup.  Parents must bring their own supplies (including your dancer =-P).

 

 

March 6th

STAGE REHEARSAL AT BERT CHURCH THEATRE!  The following groups will have mandatory rehearsals at Bert Church Theatre on this date.  Students should arrive 20 minutes prior to their rehearsal  in proper, designated dance attire, shoes, and hair.  These rehearsals are not done in costume unless otherwise requested by the instructor.  Parents may not stay in the theatre for these rehearsals.  The schedule for March 6th will be as follows:

  • 5:15-6:00pm Accelerated Intermediate Contemporary (Lovely)
  • 6:00-7:00pm Junior Acro Production (We Need A Hero)
  • 7:00-8:00pm Accelerated Acro Production (Somewhere)
  • 8:00-9:00pm Junior Musical Theatre Production (The Wiz)
  • 9:00-10:00pm Accelerated Musical Theatre (Hang Ten)

 

March 7th

SBDC POP UP SHOP!  We will be holding our annual pop up shop to sell SBDC merchandise from tees and tanks to jackets and shorts.  Don’t miss your chance to get decked out in all the latest SBDC gear and show your pride at competition.  Selected items for parents as well.  The shop will take place in STUDIO 3 from 10:00am-12:30pm.

 

March 15th

STAGE REHEARSAL AT BERT CHURCH THEATRE! The following groups will have mandatory rehearsals at Bert Church Theatre on this date. Students should arrive 20 minutes prior to their rehearsal in proper, designated dance attire, shoes, and hair. These rehearsals are not done in costume unless otherwise requested by the instructor. Parents may not stay in the theatre for these rehearsals. The schedule for March 15th will be as follows:

  • 12:15-1:15pm Accelerated Hip Hop Production (Fear The Night)
  • 1:15-2:15pm Accelerated Acro Production (Somewhere)
  • 2:15-3:00pm Primary Ballet (Cinderelly)
  • 3:00-3:45pm Grade 1 Ballet (Tis The Season)
  • 3:45-4:30pm Grade 2 Ballet (Aria)
  • 4:30-5:15pm Accelerated Intermediate Ballet (Imagine)
  • 5:15-6:00pm Accelerated Intermediate Ballet (The Show Must Go On)
  • 6:00-7:00pm Accelerated Senior Ballet (Struck)

 

March 18th

STAGE REHEARSAL AT BERT CHURCH THEATRE! The following groups will have mandatory rehearsals at Bert Church Theatre on this date. Students should arrive 20 minutes prior to their rehearsal in proper, designated dance attire, shoes, and hair. These rehearsals are not done in costume unless otherwise requested by the instructor. Parents may not stay in the theatre for these rehearsals. The schedule for March 18th will be as follows:

  • 5:15-6:00pm Junior 1 Jazz (Itsy Bitsy)
  • 6:00-6:45pm Junior 2 Jazz (Hey Mickey)
  • 6:45-7:30pm Junior 3 Jazz (Let’s Get Loud)
  • 7:30-8:15pm Accel Intermediate Jazz (Entertainers)
  • 8:15-9:00pm Accel Senior Jazz (Blah Blah Blah)
  • 9:00-10:00pm Accel Jazz Production (Masquerade)

 

March 23rd-24th

RAD EXAMS AT SBDC! Our Graded Royal Academy of Dance Ballet Exams will take place at the SBDC Studio.  Classes will be cancelled the evening of the 23rd in lieu of the examinations but classes on the 24th will run as normally scheduled!

 

March 29th

STAGE REHEARSAL AT BERT CHURCH THEATRE! The following groups will have mandatory rehearsals at Bert Church Theatre on this date. Students should arrive 20 minutes prior to their rehearsal in proper, designated dance attire, shoes, and hair. These rehearsals are not done in costume unless otherwise requested by the instructor. Parents may not stay in the theatre for these rehearsals. The schedule for March 29th will be as follows:

  • 2:15-3:00pm Primary Jazz (Clubhouse)
  • 3:00-3:45pm Pre Junior Lyrical (We’re Going To Be Friends)
  • 3:45-4:30pm Non Exam Ballet (Ophelia)
  • 4:30-5:15pm Non Exam Lyrical (Carry You)
  • 5:15-6:00pm Junior 3 Jazz (Singing In The Rain)
  • 6:00-7:00pm Accelerated Senior Contemporary (Que Sera)

 

March 30th

STAGE REHEARSAL AT BERT CHURCH THEATRE! The following groups will have mandatory rehearsals at Bert Church Theatre on this date. Students should arrive 20 minutes prior to their rehearsal in proper, designated dance attire, shoes, and hair. These rehearsals are not done in costume unless otherwise requested by the instructor. Parents may not stay in the theatre for these rehearsals. The schedule for March 30th will be as follows:

  • 5:15-6:00pm Tap Tech 1 (Lollipop)
  • 6:00-6:45pm Tap Tech 2 (Sea Cruise)
  • 6:45-7:30pm Tap Tech 3 (Hit Me Up)
  • 7:30-8:15pm Grade 3 Ballet (Fortis)
  • 8:15-9:00pm Accelerated Tap (Halo)
  • 9:00-10:00pm Accelerated Hip Hop Production (Fear The Night)

 

April 5th

STAGE REHEARSAL AT BERT CHURCH THEATRE! The following groups will have mandatory rehearsals at Bert Church Theatre on this date. Students should arrive 20 minutes prior to their rehearsal in proper, designated dance attire, shoes, and hair. These rehearsals are not done in costume unless otherwise requested by the instructor. Parents may not stay in the theatre for these rehearsals. The schedule for April 5th will be as follows:

  • 2:15-3:00pm Junior Lyrical (Ashes)
  • 3:00-3:45pm Grade 3 Ballet (Papillons)
  • 3:45-4:15pm Non Exam Jazz (Move)
  • 4:15-5:15pm Pre Junior Hip Hop and Junior Hip Hop (Brass Monkey and Let Me Clear My Throat)
  • 5:15-5:45pm Non Exam Hip Hop (Whatcha Think)
  • 5:45-7:00pm Accelerated Jazz Production (Masquerade)

 

April 10th-13th

EASTER BREAK!  No classes will take place at the SBDC Studio due to the Easter Weekend.  Classes will resume on April 14th.

 

April 14th-15th

MODIFIED COMPETITION PREP SCHEDULE! SBDC competitive students will have a modified rehearsal schedule for these dates in preparation for their first competition which begins on the Thursday.  The schedule will be released at a later date.

 

April 16th-19th

TERPSICHORE DANCE STARZ COMPETITION!  Our Competitive and Accelerated Team will be competing in Terpsichore in Calgary, AB at the Edge School For Athletes.  Please see the second draft schedule listed below.  Terpsichore has given us permission to post this schedule as they do not anticipate a number of changes to the final draft:

2020-Terpsichore-Competition-Schedule-2nd-Draft-5e5811a30ba6f

 

April 23rd-26th

DANCE INVASION COMPETITION!  Our full studio will be competing in Dance Invasion in the Calgary area at Rock Pointe Church.  Please see the schedule below to note when your dancer will be dancing:

2020-Dance-Invasion-Competition-Schedule-5e42182fa06f5

 

May 3rd

COMPETITIVE PICTURE DAY!  Photos will be taken for our Pre Competitive, Competitive, and Accelerated Teams at a cost at the SBDC Studio.  Although all students may not wish to purchase photos we ask that all students attend so we have an accurate account of who was in the class for this season.  The schedule will be released below closer to the date.

 

May 7th-10th

CANDANCE COMPETITION! Our full studio will be competing in Candance in Calgary, AB at The Edge School for Athletes.

 

May 11th-May 16th

RECREATIONAL WATCHING WEEK! Parents of recreational students will be invited into the classroom to watch their child take class. Please note that we do not allow food or drink into our classrooms and that all outdoor footwear must be removed before entering our classrooms. Parents are invited to take photos or videos during these classes and the last ten minutes of class will be reserved for parents to ask questions with the teacher.

 

May 18th

NO CLASSES AT SBDC!  Classes will be cancelled for the evening of May 18th in lieu of Victoria Day and the long weekend.

 

May 23rd

PRE REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING CLIENTELE! Currently enrolled students (only) may begin pre registering for our 2020-2021 season! This can be done between 10:00am-1:00pm in person at the SBDC Studio.  This is an opportunity for parents to ask questions about how to format their schedule as well as clients are given a 10% discount when registering and paying their deposit on this date even if they are breaking their tuition into monthly payments.  This discount only applies on this date and registration must be made in person.  Clients may save 10% off of tuition before gst at any time before July 1st when paying their tuition up front for next season.

 

May 24th

RECREATIONAL PICTURE DAY!  Photos will be taken for our Recreational Dance Students at a cost at the SBDC Studio.  Although all students may not wish to purchase photos we ask that all students attend so we have an accurate account of who was in the class for this season.  The schedule will be released below closer to the date.

 

May 25th

PUBLIC REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  Public registration will be open for all summer classes as well as our 2020-2021 full season.  New parents will be able to register online (link to follow), in person during open office hours or via email to admin@stardancecompany.com.  We encourage all families to register early as many of our programs for younger students fill quickly.

 

June 3rd-4th

ADAPT Jazz and Tap Examinations will be taking place at the SBDC Studio!  Classes will be cancelled the evening of June 3rd and will resume on June 4th.  A schedule for the examination process will be sent out after recommendations and registration.

 

June 6th

A MAGICAL MEETING!  Have you heard the amazing reviews from our clientele on our memorable experience at Disney World for Dance The World Disney?  We can’t stop talking about how incredible the program was and what an inspiring time our athletes and families had!  We travelled with over 120 people to Orlando, Florida for a top notch, 5 star dance and vacation experience……….and it’s happening again!  Our studio will once again be travelling to Orlando with Dance The World for Christmas 2021!  We realize that seems a lifetime away with over a year and a half from this meeting but Disney and Dance The World set the program up to give parents time to make payments, plan efficiently and ensure the most memorable experience!  Want more information or ready to sign up?  This is the meeting you NEED to attend!!!

 

June 20th

LAST DAY OF REGULAR SCHEDULED DANCE FOR THE SEASON! It has to end but don’t worry, it will always begin again.  Our 2019-2020 season will close and this will be the official last day of dance for the year before recital.

 

June 22nd

SOLO SHOW AND 2020 AWARDS BANQUET!  Soloists, Duets and Small Groups from our 2020 Solo Team will be performing their routines from the season as well as SBDC Staff and Alumni will be giving out the season’s scholarships and awards!  This takes place at Bert Church Theatre with festivities beginning sharp at 5:30pm!  Tickets will only be available from the SBDC office and are first come first served basis.  More details to follow!

 

June 23rd

SBDC SHOWCASE 2020 DRESS REHEARSAL FIRST HALF ONLY! SBDC Students who are in the first half of our program will have rehearsal on this evening for staging, organization and to make sure all changes go smoothly and according to plan. This rehearsal is mandatory and is imperative for all of our volunteers, students, and the tech crews provided at recital to have a successful and smooth showcase experience. Details to follow.

 

June 24th

SBDC SHOWCASE 2020 DRESS REHEARSAL SECOND HALF ONLY! SBDC Students who are in the first half of our program will have rehearsal on this evening for staging, organization and to make sure all changes go smoothly and according to plan. This rehearsal is mandatory and is imperative for all of our volunteers, students, and the tech crews provided at recital to have a successful and smooth showcase experience. Details to follow.

 

June 25th

SBDC SHOWCASE 2020 BETTER TOGETHER PERFORMANCE 1.  This is it, the real deal.  Our first showcase performance.  Students are required to start arriving at Bert Church Theatre at 5:00pm, however, parents will be sent more detailed information in their SHOWCASE NEWSLETTER!  The show starts promptly at 6:00pm!

 

June 26th

SBDC SHOWCASE 2020 BETTER TOGETHER PERFORMANCE 2. This is it, the real deal. Our second showcase performance. Our studio hosts the same show two evenings in a row to accommodate all parents and families of our students.  Students are required to start arriving at Bert Church Theatre at 5:00pm, however, parents will be sent more detailed information in their SHOWCASE NEWSLETTER! The show starts promptly at 6:00pm!

 

July 30th

CANADA DAY PARADE REHEARSAL!  Students from our studio who will be participating in the annual Canada Day Parade will have rehearsal on this evening from 4:30-6:00pm as well as we will need parent volunteers to help with our float decorating!

 

July 1st

CANADA DAY PARADE!  SBDC will once again be participating in the annual Airdrie Canada Day Parade!  More details to follow!