REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Summer Dance 2019: Theme---"Around the World"

Registration for this session is on Wednesday, June 5th from 6-8:30 PM

*Walk-in Registration ONLY*

SUMMER SESSION  CLASS OFFERINGS:

*Students must meet the age requirement by June 30th to participate in the classes. Classes are held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday evenings after 5:30 P.M. with a focus on dance training/technique, poise, and stage presence. We do our best to make the classes run back-to-back for dancers taking two or more classes. Our program runs from June 18, 2019 until August 29, 2019 (classes canceled on Thursday, July 4th).

Classes are held on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for students under 10 and Thursday evenings for Intermediate and Advanced students. We create classes after registration as we do not want to turn any dancers away when age groups fill up. If you sign up and are unable to make any of the class times for your child's age group, we will give you a full refund.*     

BALLET---AGES 3 AND UP           TAP--- AGES 3 AND UP            JAZZ---AGES 6 AND UP         

HIP HOP---AGES 8 AND UP        LYRICAL/MODERN COMBO--- AGES 10 AND UP

BALLET TECHNIQUE--- AGES 11 AND UP            JAZZ TECHNIQUE--- AGES 11 AND UP

Students 7 yrs. and under receive 30 mins of instruction per class. Students 8 yrs. and up receive 40 mins of Ballet and Tap instruction and 30 mins per class for the other styles. 

TUITION/PAYMENT INFORMATION:

BALLET- TAP- JAZZ- HIP HOP- LYRICAL/MODERN COMBO- BALLET TECHNIQUE- JAZZ TECHNIQUE

*THE PRICES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE THE FULL TUITION FOR APPROXIMATELY 10 WEEKS OF DANCE CLASSES AND REGISTRATION FEES. TUITION DOES NOT INCLUDE DANCE SHOES AND WEEKLY CLASS DANCEWEAR (leotards, tights, skirts, etc).   

1 class: $175

2 classes: $200

3 classes: $225

4 classes: $250

5 classes: $275

*Technique classes are 1 hour each*

Ballet OR Jazz Technique: $100/each

Ballet AND Jazz Technique: $150

*Checks should be made payable to GLRRC. Please include your dancer's first and last name on the "memo" line when writing checks. A $35 fee will be charged for returned checks and/or invalid online payments (chargebacks).*

DRESS CODE:

GENERAL DRESS CODE INFORMATION---

  • HAIR: Hair must be tied back for all classes. If your dancer has short hair, please pin it back or use a headband to keep the hair away from the dancer's face.
  • NO JEWELRY: Remember loose or dangling jewelry is a safety hazard and distraction for dancers. Jeans, jean shorts, play clothes, or school clothes are not suitable dance attire.
  • TIGHTS are required in all classes. (footed or convertible---NO FOOTLESS)  

CLASS SPECIFIC DRESS CODE INFORMATION---

Ballet and Tap (3 year olds- 12 year olds):

• Black Leotard, Tutu Dress (dance and tutu skirts are optional)

•Ballet Pink tights (footed or convertible---NO FOOTLESS)

•Stretch-Fit pink ballet slippers (with drawstring and elastic band)

  • Tap shoes-- Capezio black "Ribbon Tie Tap Shoes" or "Mary Jane Buckle Strap" or "Velcro Strap"

Intermediate and Advanced Level Ballet and Tap:

 •any style/color supportive leotard

•may wear dance skirts, athletic shorts/skirts, or leggings are allowed;NO BAGGY pants or anything that covers the lower legs, ankles, and feet

•may wear a nude performance leotard/dance bra/sports bra if needed

•Ballet Pink or Tan tights (footed or convertible)

•Ballet shoes--Bloch or Capezio canvas pink ballet slippers (MUST have a drawstring, not just elastic, *split-sole acceptable)

  • Tap shoes-- Capezio or Bloch lace-up or slip-on black tap shoes (split-sole required)

Jazz and Hip Hop (all levels):

•black lace-up or slip-on jazz shoes (split-sole reccomended for Intermediate and Advanced dancers); NO HARD SOLE shoes or dance boots allowed

  •any style/color supportive leotard; form-fitting tank tops and/or crop tops are allowed

•long black jazz pants, athletic shorts/skirts,or leggings are allowed

Modern and Lyrical (all levels):

•any style/color supportive leotard;sports bra tops, form-fitting tank tops, and/or crop tops are allowed

•foot undies/socks/bare feet are optional (teacher approval required)

 

ATTENDANCE AND CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY:

Attending class on a regular basis is important.  Dedication to class not only ensures students are prepared, but also helps students get the most out of their dance experience.  Therefore, all students who participate in Loch Raven Dance  must comply with the program’s attendance policy. We understand that children have other activities, and may get sick, so please let us know ahead of time about your child's absence (if/when possible). Of course, there are special circumstances, so if your child has a serious injury/illness, please make sure to contact his/her teacher.

 
Tardiness
A student will be considered absent if he/she is late to class by 15 minutes or more. 

Attendance Policy Details:

 If your child is absent from two consecutive classes and/or 3 total classes, you will receive an e-mail reminder of our policy. If your child misses 5+ classes, you will receive an e-mail notice to schedule a meeting. If more than 5 classes are missed, the chairperson and teachers reserve the right to determine whether your child will be able to participate in the program. A refund will not be issued if your child is removed from the program due to attendance issues.

 

Please review the Loch Raven Dance Troupe Code of Conduct with your child prior to the dance year. Each registrant is required to submit a signed form and/or agree to the terms on online registration in order to participate.

DANCE EVENT CALENDAR:

APRIL:
10: Picture Day for Recital 1 Dancers (including Monday students---Schedules and order forms will be given out two weeks prior 
11: Picture Day for Recital 2 Dancers (including Leads, Wednesday, and Thursday students---Schedules and order forms will be given out two weeks prior  
19-22: Spring Break--- ALL CLASSES AND SATURDAY REHEARSALS ARE CANCELED
27: Stage Rehearsal @ LRHS---ALL DANCERS ATTEND---Schedules for stage and dress rehearsals will be emailed in the beginning of April
29: Recital 1 Stage Rehearsal @ LRHS
MAY:
1: Recital 2 Stage Rehearsal @ LRHS
3: Recital 1 Dress Rehearsal @ LRHS
4: Recital 2 Dress Rehearsal @ LRHS
4: Recital 1 Performance---5:30pm Call, 6pm Curtain
5: Recital 2 Performance---2pm Call, 2:30pm Curtain

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:

In the event of bad weather, we follow the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) system.  If BCPS closes for the day or cancels after school/evening activities, then classes are cancelled.  If there are BCPS delays in the morning, we will still have classes that afternoon/evening.  If classes are cancelled, we do our best to notify parents/dancers via email as soon as possible. *There are some situations (on the weekends) where BCPS closes school sites only. As the rec center is NOT a school site, we are permitted to then have classes.  We will keep you posted when this occurs.  Please be sure to diligently check the news and/or email when inclement weather occurs.

CONTACT US: 

  • Director/Lead Instructor: Katie Canoles  
  • Instructors: Ajia Adams, Kristin Cox, Alexis Nong, Jessica Schorr, and Jaya Watty
  • Chairperson/Treasurer: Kelly Wassman  
  • Chairperson: Jen Webster
  • Board Members: Michela Mundy and Judy Schwartz

 

General Questions?

lrdancetroupe@gmail.com

Payment Or Tuition Questions?

kwassman@verizon.net or jwebnack@comcast.net 

  

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