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October 10th, 2018, Newsletter

Good evening to all of our families!

Dance is in full swing and we are now a month in! So many cool things are happening with ADS!!

If you haven’t already done so, make sure to check out our website and like us on Facebook. There you will find tons of information about upcoming presentations and important announcements.

Oil Kings Performance:

Just a reminder that we will be performing at the Oil Kings game on October 21st at Roger’s Place at 4:00 pm. Tickets are $20 each and are open to the public. Please share this opportunity with your friends and family!!! A ticket form has been attached. All ticket forms, along with full payment, is due by Friday, October 12th. Please give forms and payment to Jennifer.

To prepare for our Oil Kings Performance, there will be a few practices:

  • Wonder Woman rehearsal Friday OCT 5th from 3:00 - 4:00 pm if you can make it.

  • The mandatory rehearsal for Oil Kings Performance will be Sunday OCT 14th

o Barbie Dolls 2:00 - 3:30 pm

o Rule the Planet and WWII victory 3:30 – 5:00 pm

o Wonder Woman 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Just a reminder, all dancers performing along with their accompanying family, must purchase a ticket. A perfect opportunity for a fun night out with the family!!!

Oil Kings order form can be found at the bottom of our Home Page!

Let’s go on a fieldtrip!

Alberta Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty

We are looking at organizing an ADS fieldtrip to the Alberta Ballet in Edmonton to watch their presentation of Sleeping Beauty. Show is November 1-4. Price per ticket is dependent on the number of people interested in attending. Long story short; the more tickets we sell, the cheaper each ticket. There is a signup sheet at the studio. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested. More information to follow.

Payment Night is Thursday, October 4th at the studio!

How to Pay

  1. Payment night is: October 4th, at the studio, 4-9 pm. If you cannot attend payment night, you must make arrangements with Sherri, our Registration Director.

  2. Families will be invoiced and emailed via the Studio Director Program to the email we have in the system.

  3. Cheques should be made payable to Athabasca Dance Society and can be dated either the 1st or the 15th of the month.

Note that in the event that a cheque is returned, there will be a $35 service charge fee applied to all NSF cheques.

Families will have their choice of payment plan:

  • Payment in full: Due October 4th

  • 2 payments: October, February

  • 4 payments: October, November, February, March

  • 6 payments: October, November, January, February, March, April

  • 8 payments: October-May


1. ​All families will be assessed a costume fee ($25 per dancer, $75 family cap).

  1. All families will be assessed a $50 Ticket Fee. This guarantees you five tickets to the year-end performance. If you do not need all five tickets, you may choose to sell them. Information on ordering tickets will be sent to families later in the dance year.

Please note:

Moms and Tots (Session 1) and CM3: Both of these programs are 10 week programs and are assessed a flat rate of $120. Families are required to submit ONE $250 cheque and sign up for 1 day of studio cleaning. There is no recital or costume fee for either program.

Upcoming dates:

v Payment Night Oct 4th from 4 -9pm at the studio!!!!

v Friday, Oct 5th: Classes run as usual; extra practice for Wonder Woman, 3-4 pm

v Monday, Oct 8th: Classes are cancelled. Happy Thanksgiving!!

v Sunday, Oct 14th: Mandatory rehearsal for all dancers for Oil Kings performance

v Sunday, Oct 21st: Oil Kings Game and performance at Roger’s Place, Edmonton

v Sunday, Oct 28th: Cecchetti Day Conference. Details to follow.

v Wednesday, Oct 31st: Classes are cancelled. Happy Halloween!!

v Remember fall break is Nov 10 to 18: no dance classes.

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