Tickets are available to see the Louisville Ballet's Romeo and Juliet taking place September 7 at 8:00 p.m. and September 8 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Kentucky Center for the Arts, Whitney Hall. Tickets are available to students and friends and family of students for the discounted rate of $21.54. Money is due to Ms. Ruttan by Thursday, August 23. Checks should be made out to YPAS Dance.
Dominique Rice's Rehearsal- Mondays 2:30-4:30 in the Annex 2 studio
1. Izzy Grass
2. Sachi Dixit
3. Morgann Lazrovitch
Avery McGhee's Rehearsal- Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Annex 2 studio
1. Emiliya Chertmanova
2. Izzy Grass
Hailey Brown's Rehearsal- Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 in the tap room
1. Gabi Badia
2. Sophia Williams
Destiny Williamson and Nile Rowe's Rehearsal- Mondays from 2:30-4:30 in the Tap Room
1. Malcolm Rosenthal
2. Lucas Conley
Nina Jones' Rehearsal- Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Annex 1 Studio
1. Amelia Brawner
2. Ashley Eckloff
Please join us for a meet and greet on Friday, August 24 in the Annex Conference Room. Freshmen and current members will mingle from 2:30-3:15. We will then hold officer elections from 3:15-3:30 for current members only.
Freshmen Parents and Students, we hope that you can join us for the Producers' Welcome Event on August 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the backstage area of the YPAS mainstage located in the main YPAS building. Come show your support and see how you can get involved with the Producers!
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
Reminder to all freshmen parents and students:
We will be meeting Monday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the YPAS Annex building. Hope to see you there.
All dance majors must print, sign and return the following documents on the first day of school:
The Dance Department Handbook
The Handbook Acknowledgement Form
The Dance Ensemble Contract (For those enrolled this year)
The JCPS Photo Release
The Producers' Membership Form
Click the link below to find these forms.
Students interested in signing up to be a student choregographer should email Ms. Ruttan on Wednesday, August 8 starting at 6:00 p.m. at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Emails received before 6:00 p.m. on August 8th will not be accepted. Choreographers can sign up for one of the following slots.
Mondays from 2:30-4:30 from August 20- September 10 (first round)
Mondays from 2:30-4:30 from September 17- October 15 (second round)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 from August 21- September 13 (first round)
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 from September 18- October 16 (second round)
Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30 from August 22- September 12 (first round)
Wednesdays from 2:30-4:30 from September 19- October 10 (second round)
Choreographers who would like to audition dancers to be in their pieces should plan on attending the choreographers workshop on August 15 and 16 from 2:30-3:30 and the audition on August 17 from 2:30-4:30 in the Annex 2 studio. Dancers who would like to audition for student works should plan on attending the audition on August 17 from 2:30-3:30.
Students who would like to submit their choreography for adjudication for the Regional HIgh School Dance Festival will need to apply to choreograph in the first round. They will need to choose students who will be attending festival and the dancers will need to be available on September 22 for the videotaping at Lincoln Elementary School.
When emailing students should indicate:
1. Preference of rehearsal day
2. Whether or not they would like to rehearse in the first round or second round.
3. Two back up choices in case their first choice is not available.
4. Whether or not they need dancers, and therefore will need to attend the workshop and audition on August 15-17
5. Whether or not they are interested in submitting their choreography to the Regional High School Dance Festival