|Ages:||2 years 6 months to under 5 years|
AGES 2.5 - 4 Years Old
Twinkle Babies is an introductory Ballet and Creative Movement-based dance class where young dancers learn to follow basic steps while following directions in a positive class environment. This class does not include parent participation; dancers should be able to be in class on their own. First time students should enroll in 2.5-3.5, students who have enrolled previously may register for 3-4.
Dress Code - Leotard and tights. Pink leather ballet shoes. Please, no satin slippers! Shoes and dancewear may be purchased at Lucy & Ethel's in Clinton Township at Canal and Hayes, or visit www.mandasdance.com/mtpr for an Amazon link to order dancewear.
All dancers will participate in a dance recital on Sunday, June 7th at 12:00 pm at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. Please read more information at www.mandasdance.com/mtpr. A $72.00 costume fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class. This fee per student, per class, includes recital costume, garment bag and tights.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RECITAL!
Why do we do a recital?
Performance is a key component to dance
Showcase whats been learned
Track year to year progress
Celebrate with family and friends
Gain self confidence
Dance on a big stage at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
A costume payment of $72 is due at the first class. Check made payable to Mandas Rhythm & Dance.
Students are measured in class
Costumes distruibted in April and May.
A picture of each costume is posted on the bulletin board outside of the dance room.
January 18-23 Costume Payments Due
March TBA Recital Tickets on Sale
May 30 Last day of classes
June 4 Dress Rehearsal at the auditorium
June 7 Recital at 12:00pm
Students are checked in, walked back to their room by a teacher
Students remain backstage for the entire performance, except for Twinkle Babies and Twinkle Stars who will be allowed to be checked out during intermission
Students are supervised by volunteers
Volunteer sign-ups go up in March
Recital participation is not required but highly encouraged! If you do choose to participate in the recital, class attendance is key and dress rehearsal and recital is mandatory. By participating you also agree to follow the rules and to cooperate with all teachers and volunteers. When everyone puts the students first, recital is a great success!
MTPR dancers perform with Mandas Rhythm & Dance studio.
For more information visit www.mandasdance.com