We are looking for 6-7 student ushers and one parent chaperon to help usher the Brown-Forman Nutcracker at the Kentucky Center for the Arts on Saturday, December 17 from 5:45-10:00 p.m. All students must be at least 16 in order to usher. If interested, please contact National Honor Society for Dance Arts President, Amber Mulhall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dance Concert Reception Committee meeting will take place on Monday, December 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Annex building, Rm. 10a. The Dance Concert Reception will take place January 20, 21 and 22 at Pleasure Ridge High School. Freshmen parents take the lead on planning and putting together this event. Please attend and help make Dance Concert a beautiful and enjoyable event.
Congratulations to all dancers and choreographers who participated in the 2016 Young Choreographers' Showcase. Your work and creatively was amazing to see and all the adjudicators commended the high quality of student choreography at YPAS Dance. Everyone who participated should be very proud.
Additional congratulations go to the following choreographers and their dancers who have been selected by an independent panel of dance professionals to perform at the 2017 YPAS New Works Festival.
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Come see these dances performed along with original plays, original musical compositions and other works all by YPAS student artists March 9-11 and March 15-19th!
The NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award Application is NOW AVAILABLE!
All High School Seniors and Juniors who have been inducted into NHSDA are encouraged to apply.
Students who have been inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) Secondary Program and are current juniors and seniors in High School are eligible for the NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement Award, the highest student dance award in the nation. This year, the National Winner of the award will receive up to a $1000 scholarship and a certificate. There will also be National Finalists and Honorable Mention Recipients. Applicants may be eligible for a state level award if their NDEO State Affiliate chooses to present one. Personal congratulatory messages from NDEO's Executive Director are sent to the school district superintendent, school principal and state program arts coordinators (if contact information is provided by the applicant).
Students should hit the SUBMIT button in the online application no later than February 24, 2017. This then triggers an email to be sent to the Chapter Sponsor requesting that they upload the Recommendation Letter by the award deadline of March 3, 2017. National Winner, Finalists and Honorable Mentions will be notified by email on or after April 10th.
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