Studio Calendar 2022-2023


Wednesday, August 31st- 4–8pm Glitter and Grit Dancewear Mobile Van will be on site for shoe and dance wear fittings!


Saturday, September 10th - Opening Day for classes

Tuesday, September 13th - Ballet Placement Day for all students enrolling in the Tuesday ballet program with Ms. Erika, Ms. Jacque or Ms. Sandy

~Anyone 12 and under please come from 4:30 – 6:00pm 

~Anyone and 13 up please come from 6:30 – 8:15pm

Tuesday, September 13th - 4–8pm Glitter and Grit Dancewear Mobile Van will be on site for shoe and dance wear fittings!

Friday, September 23rd at NOON - Deadline to choose the ONE-PAY Option on your Studio Director Portal Page to receive the 10% discount on tuition.  Annual tuition balance will be due on October 1st if you choose the one-pay option. No one will receive the 10% discount if requested after this date.

Friday, September 30th - Enrollment Deadline for new students and Add/Drop/Change Class Deadline - once costumes are ordered we can no longer change the class roster.  Thank you for understanding.


Saturday, October 1st - Nutcracker Auditions for principle dancers

Friday, October 7th- Monday, October 10th - We will remain open for all classes throughout the holiday weekend

Friday, October 28th - 6:30–8:30pm - Annual Halloween Party at Center Stage, proceeds to benefit the Excel Dance Team

Monday, October 31st - The studio will be closed for Halloween


Tuesday, November 1st - Monday, November 7th - Measurement Week for recital costumes - this will be done during class so please try not to miss class this week!

Friday, November 4th at NOON - Deadline to choose Recital Fee Options (1 or 4 increments) on your Studio Director Portal Page.  First Recital Payment will be charged on 12/15.  Anyone who has not made a choice online will default to the 4 payment option which will be on the 15th of each month from December thru April.

Monday, November 14th - Saturday, November 19th - PEEK WEEK - Drop in on any of your child’s classes so you can see what they have been working on this Fall!

Wednesday, November 23rd - Sunday, November 27th - The studio will be closed for Thanksgiving Break (Principle Dancers in the Nutcracker may have rehearsals this week so please check in before booking any travel plans)


Thursday, December 1st - Wednesday, December 7th - PAJAMA WEEK -  Yes!  You read that correct!  Ditch the tights and leotards for the week and wear your comfy clothes!

Saturday, December 3rd - 2:15 –3:15pm - Hair and Make-Up Tutorial at the studio for anyone confused or concerned about how to get your child ready for Nutcracker or Recital day!

Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th - In studio Rehearsal for Nutcracker - There will not be any regularly scheduled classes this weekend.  Please come during your designated rehearsal time listed below.


9 – 10am - The Saturday 9am class and Monday 3-4pm class will meet to practice their part in the Nutcracker as our “Storybook Children”

10:30am – 1:30pm - Opening Party Scene - Drosselmeyer, parents, Soldiers, Dolls (Doll Princess, Mini Dolls, Mechanical dolls and hip hop dolls only), older party children, younger party children, Clara, Fritz and the maid

12:30 – 2:30pm - Mouse and Mouse Queen join Opening Party Scene Rehearsal

3:00 – 4:30pm - Finale Rehearsal - not everyone needs to be here for this.  We only need Soloists, Drosselmeyer, Mother Ginger, Clara, Fritz, Maid, Mr. and Mrs. Staulbaum and anyone else Ms. Jacque tells to be there


9:00 – 10:30am - Flowers, Spun Sugar, Mother Ginger and her Petite Pollichinelles, Russian, Chinese Tea (plus people operating the dragon)

11:00 – 12:30pm - All soloists, Icicles, Snowflakes, Reindeer, Angels, Spanish, Arabian, Marzipan, Peppermint, French Dolls

Saturday, December 17th- DRESS REHEARSAL (required for everyone)

10:00 – 11:00am - Storybook Children

11:00am – 2:00pm - Opening Party Scene

2:00 – 5:00pm - Everyone else should be dressed in hair and make up ready to go at 1:30 please.  You can leave once your student has performed her part but you are welcome to stay and watch!

Sunday, December 18th- TENTATIVE SHOW DAY!!!! 11:00am and 3:00pm - Not everyone will be performing in both shows.  Some of our littlest dancers will be split into smaller groups and perform in one show.  Kids in the 11:00 show should plan on being there at 10am.  The doors will open at 10:30am.  Kids in the 3:00 show only should arrive by 2:00.  The doors to the auditorium open at 2:30pm.

Monday, December 19th- The studio will be closed for Winter Break through the New Year


Monday, January 2nd - The studio re-opens for the New Year


Sunday, February 19th - Saturday, February 25th - The studio will be closed for February Break


All Regular Classes this month


Sunday, April 16th - Saturday, April 22nd- Closed for April Break

Sunday, April 30th - Extra tickets go on sale for the June performance online


Monday, May 15th - We will begin sending home recital bags

Saturday, May 20th - All Studio Rehearsal

9:00 – 10:00 - youngest students in 3/4 and 4/5 year old combo classes

10:15 – 12:30 - Students in our 5/6 and 7/8 Combo classes and Tumbling

1:00 – 4:00 - All other students arrive

4:00-5:30- Anyone on the Excel Team that is performing an extra number

Friday, May 26th - Monday, May 29th - We will remain open for all classes throughout the holiday weekend

Wednesday, May 31st - Last day of classes at the studio


Thursday, June 1st- Friday, June 2nd - Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, June 3rd - Recital Day at Milton High School

Monday, June 5th - We will open registration for new families