Please join us for an NHSDA meeting from 2:30-3:30 in Annex 1. We will be cleaning the studios and playing board games.
Please check your email. Ms. Ruttan has sent you important information about the audition. You must submit an application no later than February 1 in order to audition. The link to the application is available in the email.
Reminder Dance Concert Reception Committee Meeting and High School Dance Festival Meeting this Thursday
Attention Freshmen Parents: Please join us for a Dance Concert Reception Committee Meeting this Thursday from 6:00-7:00 p.m in the Annex Building, Room 14.
Attention Parents of and Students attending the High School Dance Festival: Please join us for an informational meeting this Thursday from 7:00-7:30 in the Annex Building, Room 14.
Please join us Friday, January 12 from 2:30-3:30 for a National Honor Society for Dance Arts meeting. We will be cleaning the studios. Meet in Annex 1.
Happy New Year...The Fuzi shoe company would like to offer discounted flat ballet shoes to our YPAS dancers. The price would be $5-10 depending on how many we order. Please see Mr. Cesler with your sizes.
Tickets are available to see Urban Bush Women on Saturday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m. at the Brown Theatre. Student tickets are $15. Adult tickets are $36.25. All checks should be made out to YPAS Dance. Money is due to Ms. Ruttan by February 1.
All students attending the National High School Dance Festival should peruse the list of schools/summer programs attending the festival auditions to see if they are interested in auditioning for those schools in particular. Students should only audition if they would accept an invitation to study at one of these schools/summer programs.
Students who are interested in auditioning for summer or college/university programs at festival should email Ms. Ruttan the following information:
ACT or SAT score
Parent Guardian Email
A brief description of your goals in dance
Whether or not you plan on attending college
Which schools/summer programs you are specifically interested in attending
Students will be accepted into the audition first come/first served by seniority. All information must be submitted to Ms. Ruttan no later than January 15.
Summer Dance Study is highly encouraged. The following ballet summer program auditions will be taking place at the Louisville Ballet Studios located at 315 East Main Street. Please see Ms. Ruttan if you are interested in modern summer study programs.
Fort Wayne Ballet
Next Generation Ballet
Please turn in your payment on time. The YPAS bookkeeper needs to finalize all payments for the school year.
Please bring ballet slippers to class on Wednesday.