June 2014 Newsletter

Summer Classes Start June 2nd!

Summer Dance

Our Summer Dance program begins Monday, June 2nd  and runs through Saturday, July 26th.

 A Few Summer Spots Left

We have a few spots left in our camps: Frozen, Fairy Magic, and Cinderella for 3 to 6 year olds. Hairspray, Hip Hop, Ooh la la Paris!, and Fashion Camp for 7 to 11 year olds.

Register online at clairedance.com or at our office. Spaces do go quickly so sign up now!

Free Hippity Hop Class

We are offering a free hippity hop class for 5 and 6 years Saturday, June 14th 11:30 to noon at our Grace United location.  Hippity hop is a hip hop class designed to be appropriate for young children. Our summer hippity hop class runs from June 21-July 26 for a special introductory rate of $60.

Students are also welcome to try Hippity Hop now for a fall registration.

We’ve Got a New Look!

The Claire School of Dance has a new logo and a new website.  We are celebrating our new look all week.  Be sure to check out our new place on the web!

 Adult Ballet Classes

Starting June 7th our advanced beginner adult ballet Saturdays moves to noon to 1:15 at Grace United.

New on Sundays:  noon to 1:30 intermediate/advanced adult ballet classes.

Drop in rate is $20. Class cards are $150 for 10 classes and $85 for 5 classes. Cards are good for 4 months.

Come join us!

 Parent Day Thank You

Thanks to all the parents who attended our Parent Day Demonstrations.

A special shout-out to all the moms who helped pin on fairy crowns, do quick changes, and generally make our excited dancers “stage ready.”

Dance in Houston

June 5-11 Swan Lake. Houston Ballet. Wortham Theater. Evening and matinees. Info: www.houstonballet.org.



May 2014 Newsletter

Summer Schedule Additions

We’ve added several camps and classes to our summer schedule:

  • beginner Ballet and Tap for 11-13 year olds Monday evenings and Wednesday afternoons
  • Frozen for 4-6 year olds June 9-13, 9am to noon
  • Little Mermaid for 4-6 year olds June 9-13, 1-4pm (free lunchtime supervision for those campers doing both Frozen and Little Mermaid);
  • Frozen for 3 year olds June 21, 4:30-6pm
  • Frozen for 3 year olds July 12, 11:30-1pm
  • Camp Cupcake for 5-9 year olds July 21-25, 9am to noon

We offer early drop off and late pickup for selected camps. Be sure to let us know your needs!

Spots go quickly so register now to reserve yours!

Toddler Reading Circle

Wednesday mornings 10-11 in the Art Upstairs room at our Grace United studio. Come join us for a story and a craft! (Note: We only meet twice in May.)

  • May 7th One Fish Two Fish
  • May 14th Planting a Rainbow

Parent Demonstrations

All Toddler, CM1 and CM2 classes will have their Demonstration in class, the week of May 12th. Parents are invited to watch what the children have learned. All children will receive fairy crowns and flowers. NO MAKEUP CLASSES ARE ALLOWED THE WEEK OF MAY 12th.

(If your child DOES NOT wear a uniform, her demonstration is in class. If she DOES wear a uniform, she is in the May 18th performance.)

Students who take classes at Lambert Hall and Grace United and who are in Preballet, Primary, or any Level class have their Parents Day Demonstration Sunday, May 18that 3pm at Hogg Middle School in the Heights.

Students should arrive by 1:15. Dress rehearsal starts at 1:30. Doors open at 2:30 for parents.

Students must wear the class uniform and wear hair in a bun or pony tail (if long) or pulled off face (if short).

We will be video taping. Orders for DVDs will be taken the last week of class and at the Demonstration.

Students at Cathedral House have their Demonstration May 16th on the following schedule:

  • Toddler 2: 10:30
  • Primary 1/2: 10:00
  • Kinder: 9:30

Kinkaid students will have their Demonstration May 16th at 2:00pm in the Big Room.