School of Dance Newsletter: Upcoming Events and Important Dates for Winter/Spring 2022

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Policy

Our COVID-19 Quarantine policy has been updated! Click here to see the details, and click here to view our COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines.

 

Winter/Spring 2022 Semester is in full swing! Check out our upcoming events and important dates below!

 

February 4 | Sleeping Beauty Tickets on Sale

Get ready to purchase your tickets to our Spring Ballet Production of The Sleeping Beauty! Tickets will be available at the front desk or on our website here, starting February 4th.

 

February 4 | The Bridge Tickets on Sale

Tristian Griffin Dance Company Presents The Bridge! You don’t want to miss out on this performance. Lawrence Arts Center students receive $10 dollars off. Get your tickets at the front desk or on our website here, starting February 4th.

 

February 16 | Last Day to enroll in Winter Session and Full Semester Courses

The last day to enroll in Winter Session and Full Semester Courses is February 16th! Thinking about joining a class? Do it soon! Check out our classes, view the catalog and more for this semester here!

 

February 20 | Scholarship Auditions for Lawrence Dance Intensive

Join us and audition for a scholarship to attend the Lawrence Dance Intensive Summer Ballet 2022!

In Person Scholarship Audition: February 20th 1-2:30PM

Join us at the Lawrence Arts Center on February 20th from 1 to 2:30pm to audition for a scholarship to attend LDI 2022! There is no cost to audition for a scholarship. Please register online by February 17th. Only partial merit scholarships to the full intensive will be awarded. Pre-Register here! Check out more details about LDI here!

Can’t make the in-person scholarship audition? No worries, you can submit an audition video through March 21st!

View application and video audition criteria on the webpage here.

 

February 28 – Mar. 6 | Class Observation Week

During the week of February 28-March 6, families and caregivers are invited to observe full session classes! More details will be provided via email closer to observation week. We hope that this will provide you an opportunity to see what your dancers have been working on in class!

 

March 7 | Ceili Celebration at LPL 6-7PM

In Irish, the word “céilí” (KAY-LEE) means party! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying a free Irish Step Dance performance and participating in traditional Irish group dances led by Annie Stark at the Lawrence Public Library. Performance will last approximately 30 minutes with group activities to follow.

This event is free and open to the public. No matter your age or dance experience (or lack thereof), come have fun and learn a dance!

A partnership with the Lawrence Public Library. Click here to check out more details about the event.

 

March 9-11 | No Classes Due to The Sleeping Beauty Production

 

March 11-12 | Performance of The Sleeping Beauty, Spring Ballet Production 7PM

Based on the classic French fairytale by Charles Perrault and set to the beautiful musical score by Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty ballet returns to the Arts Center main stage. Join us as Princess Aurora is cursed by an evil fairy and doomed to sleep for a hundred years. Safeguarded by the Lilac Fairy, the princess is eventually awakened by the prince who loves her, and a grand celebration ensues. Also look out for a special pre show performance by our very own contemporary movement dance classes!

Join us In-Person or on livestream. Click here to view event details on our website.

 

March 12-25 | Final Session A Classes

When winter session classes come to an end, families and caregivers are invited to attend a final class showing! More details will be provided via email closer to final session A classes. We hope that this will provide you an opportunity to see what your dancers have been working on in class!

 

March 14-20 | Spring Break

No classes during Spring Break! Enjoy!

 

March 21 | Lawrence Dance Intensive Scholarship Video Submission Deadline

March 21st is the last day to submit an online audition for a scholarship to attend the Lawrence Dance Intensive Summer 2022! View application and video audition criteria on the webpage here. Check out more details about the Lawrence Dance Intensive here!

 

March 26 & 27 | Tristian Griffin Dance Company Presents The Bridge

Choreographers John Malashock and Tristian Griffin interweave their experiences, perspectives, and choreographic styles to form a cohesive but contrasting artistic narrative through original dance and music. Equally sharing the conception and creation of The Bridge, this work has been set on members of both Malashock Dance (San Diego) and Tristian Griffin Dance Company (Kansas City). Music by Philip Daniel.

March 26 | 7:30 pm
March 27 | 3 pm

Join us in-person or on livestream. Click here to see event details on our wesbite.


As we navigate through this semester together, please stay diligent by taking all safety precautions for the health of everyone. We ask that you follow these measures if you plan to visit the Lawrence Arts Center or take classes in-person:

Conduct COVID-19 Self-Screening prior to or upon entering the building.

COVID-19 Guidelines and Instructions for students can be found here: https://lawrenceartscenter.org/covid-19-guidelines/

Thank you for choosing to enroll in dance classes with the School of Dance, during a time like no other in history. We are grateful and honored that you wish to continue your dance education and experience with us!