Dance Kaleidoscope is offering a modern dance master class in the Martha Graham technique on Sunday, September 25 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the 205 studio. The first 20 YPAS dance students to email Ms. Ruttan at firstname.lastname@example.org will be able to attend this class. The artistic director of Dance Kaleidoscope will be teaching the class. Click the link to read his bio. Dance Kaleidoscope Info.
YPAS is looking for six students and one parent chaperone to attend a free moderated conversation with Louisvillian and former New York City Ballet Dancer, Wendy Whelan. The conversation will take place on Monday, October 24 at the Kentucky Center Bomhard Theater. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m. with the actual presentation starting at 6:30 p.m. This is the same day as the Young Choreographer's Showcase Dress Rehearsal. Students who are participating in the showcase will not be able to attend the Whelan presentation. Please email Ms. Ruttan at email@example.com if you are interested in attending. The first parent and six students to sign up will get to attend this free event.
For students attending the Regional High School Dance Festival all permission slips and related forms have been updated on the Festival webpage. In addition to a deposit all students must submit the permission slip and release of liability forms no later than August 31st to confirm their spot on the trip. Students who have not turned in these forms by Aug. 31st will not be confirmed for the trip and may have their spot given to another student. Remember that the permission slip must be signed by all the student's teachers as well as a parent.
Additionally, medical forms (over-the-counter, prescription, asthma & diabetes) must be turned in by September 29th. The due date is later to allow participants to obtain a physician's signature where required.
The OTC and prescription forms are required by ALL students. If the forms are not-applicable please write student's name and NOT APPLICABLE in large letters across both forms. The asthma and diabetes forms are only required by students with those conditions.
Click Here to Access ALL Forms.
The first meeting for the National Honor Society for Dance Arts will be held on Friday, September 2 in the Annex Conference Room from 2:30-3:15 for all current members and those interested in becoming members. From 3:15- 3:30 all existing members will elect officers.
Tickets to the Louisville Ballet's Production of Stars and Stripes are available for September 9 at 8:00 p.m. and September 10 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The performances will take place at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Tickets are $20. Checks should be made out to YPAS Dance. All money is due to Ms. Ruttan no later than August 31.
All seniors are required to sign up for a senior project advising appointment to be held the first or second week of school. You may also use the time to discuss and college/career or future concerns if you would like. Slots are available here on a first come, first served basis.
And as you already know from last year and previous emails and reminders, the senior project intent is due by midnight 8.10.16
Can't wait to hear all your ideas!
Sign ups for student choreography will open online on August 10th, 2016 at 2:30pm. First come, first served. For all information on 2016-17 Student Choreography click here.
Information on the YPAS Dance trip to the 2017 Regional High School Dance Festival in Norfolk Virginia has been updated. Click here for full information.
Please enroll or re-enroll in the Kroger Rewards program. Each year Kroger gives money to local organizations. Each Individual must re-enroll in the program every year in order to give money back to YPAS dance.
Sign Up or Re-enroll for the Kroger Rewards Program. Every time your swipe your Kroger Plus Card you could be giving money to YPAS Dance. Kroger will be giving away 3 MILLION DOLLARS to local organizations. Help YPAS DANCE get its share. It’s easy!
Simply visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards
That’s it! Now anytime you shop at Kroger and swipe your Kroger Plus Card or Alt. ID you’ll be helping YPAS Dance earn a donation from the Kroger Cooperation. Donations received to YPAS Dance will be added to the YPAS Dance general fund and be used to subsidize the annual Festival trip as well as other activities for our student dancer
The YPAS Dance Documents have been updated. Please go to the YPAS dance website under current students to read and sign these documents. On the first day of school please have read the Dance Handbook and bring in your completed handbook acknowledgement form, dance ensemble contract, if applicable, JCPS photo release form, Producer's Membership form and your $100 fee, if you have not yet turned this in. We're going to have a great year!