SPRING BREAK NEXT WEEK! April 8, 2014

Regular classes will not run next week-Monday, April 14th-Sunday, April 20th-because of Spring Break. However, the front office will remain open from 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday and we will also be having an APPAREL SALE-20% off of everything! Please see our Spring Break Camp schedule on our registrations page if you haven’t done so already, and enjoy your Spring Break!

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National Dance Week 2014 Events! March 27, 2014

We are happy to announce our events for National Dance Week 2014 – Friday, April 25th-Sunday, May 4th. Please see a list of ongoing and individual events below. We are offering events for all ages and abilities! Click “read more” below.

Ongoing National Dance Week Activities:

National Dance Week Poster Contest: Design a poster that follows the theme, “My Favorite Dance Memory.”  These posters will be displayed around our school for everyone to see during National Dance week. Everyone who participates in this event will get a prize and the winning posters will receive a special award!

Eligible Participants: All Students

Dates: Posters are due the first day of National Dance Week – Saturday, April 25th.

National Dance Week Canned Food Drive: Bring in your canned goods to donate to someone in need. Collection bins will be located at the front of our Arlington location.

Sponsored By: Adagio Ballet Dance Company Members

Eligible Participants: Everyone!

Dates: Friday, April 18th - Friday, May 2nd

National Dance Week Individual Events:

Name of Event Date Time and Place Eligible Participants Description
Open Ballet Company Rehearsal Friday,April 25th 5:30 to 6:15pm

Black Box

ARL location

Early Years Students-Little Fairies, Dancing princesses, and Tiny Ballerinas Bring your young dancer to watch the “big girls” dance and rehearse! Company members will share some of their dances and then invite Early Years students to do a group activity/dance together. Please RSVP here.
Movie and Pizza Night! Friday,April 25th 7:30 pm to 9:30pm

Black Box

ARL location

All Intensive Students and Dance Company Members  (from all 4 dance companies) Come and enjoy a dance or musical theater film with many of your friends! Please RSVP here by Wednesday,  April 23rd.
Fancy Nancy Camp Activity Event  Saturday,April 26th 9:00am to 11:00am

Lavender Studio

ARL location

All Early Years Students (Little Elves, Little Fairies, Dancing Princesses and Tiny Ballerinas) Bring your young student to enjoy a fun craft, story, music, and picture in costume. A promotional discount for our Summer camps will be offered to those students that participate in this activity. Students are not required to RSVP for this event. Just stop by and enjoy!
Adult Latin Aerobics Class Saturday,April 26th 5:30-6:15pm

Black Box

ARL location

All Adult Students and Parents Join us for this high energy, 45-minute class and enjoy the movement and rhythms of Latin dance as well as get a good workout! Please RSVP for this event here.
Company Danzante performance with trainees Saturday,April 26th 6:30- 7:15pm

Black Box Theater

ARL location

All Students, Adult Students and Parents See the Company Danzante dancers perform works by Mr. Arturo, Ms. Kyoko, and Ms. Rachael along with some of Adagio Ballet’s very special guest high school student trainees. Please RSVP here.
Hip Hop Master Class Sunday,April 27th 1:00-2:00pm

Black Box

ARL location

All Students Ages 6 and Up Take a high-energy hip-hop master class taught by Ms. Rachel!  Younger students may feel challenged, but it’s worth a try. Please RSVP here.
Student Choreography Competition Sunday,April 27th 3:30-4:30pm (ages  7-10)4:45-5:45pm (ages 11+)Black Box

ARL location

All Students ages 7 and Up Students are invited to show their love of dance by choreographing an original ballet, jazz, tap, modern or lyrical piece to their choice of music and showing the piece in our Arlington location’s Black Box Theater with professional lighting and sound. All participants will receive a prize and winners will receive a special award. Please RSVP at the Arlington location front desk.*Additional Rules and Guidelines for the NDW Choreography Competition:1) Pieces may include up to four dancers.2) Student choreography must be done entirely by students; no help from teachers or parents is permitted.

3) Students must provide all costumes and props.

4) Students must register at the front desk two weeks prior to participate.

5) Students can collaborate with other students from Adagio or outside friends.

6)  Students must provide music on an iPod device for performance.

7)  The maximum length of the piece should be one minute.

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All Afternoon Classes Running on Time March 25, 2014

All afternoon classes today, Tuesday, March 25th, will run on time despite the snowy conditions. The roads and parking lot continue to be clear. Please continue to check our website in case of any additional weather-related updates. Be safe and we will see you in class!

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Classes Today, 3/25 March 25, 2014

Hi Everyone – we can’t believe we’re at this again! Today is a tough call as things seem fine now but could get worse throughout the day. This is what we have decided:
-All classes meeting before 12:00pm will run as scheduled
-We will make an announcement for afternoon classes around 12:00pm
Please stay tuned and drive safely!

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Classes Today, 3/17 March 17, 2014

All classes are cancelled today.
We will add make-up opportunities at the end of the school-year – details coming soon.
Please stay warm and drive safely today – we all hope this is the end of it! We are ready for Spring!

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Announcing: Adagio’s Spring Camps! March 6, 2014

We are happy to announce that registration for our 2014 Spring Camps is now open!

This year, we have new, exciting camp themes such as: Ballet with Hello Kitty; Dance with the Little Einsteins; Frozen; and Backyardigans do Ballet. Camps will take place April 14th-April 16th in our Arlington location, with morning and afternoon options available. Each day, the students will be given a healthy snack and participate in craft time. At the end of the week, the dancers will display all that they’ve learned during a performance in our state-of-the-art Black Box Theater! With the perfect balance between fun and dance, your dancer is sure to have a blast at our Spring Camps! Enroll today!

Here’s what parents have had to say about our camps in the past:

“Their teachers are life-long learners. They are educated and motivated; open-minded and innovative; passionate and devoted.”

“Instructors at Adagio Ballet and Dance School draw their inspiration from their students’ love and excitement for the art of dance.”

“They have a structured and engaging curriculum, which is the key factor of the program’s success.”

For more information about our camps, please visit the Spring Camp section of our website!

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Morning classes Tuesday March 4th March 3, 2014

Due to icy conditions the 9:45am Parent/Child class and the 10:30am classes are cancelled for Tuesday March 4th.

We will open the school today at 12 noon for all afternoon classes. Stay Safe and warm!

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