Details for Twinkle Babies Dance
111211-C (Youth)

Date Time Day
01/18/2020 - 05/30/2020 10:45A to 11:15A Sat
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 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 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.


Why do we do a recital?
• Performance is a key component to dance
• Showcase what’s 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

Costume Information
• A costume payment of $72 is due at the first class. Check made payable to Manda’s 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.

Important Dates
• 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

Backstage Procedures
• 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

Participation Requirements
• 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 Manda’s Rhythm & Dance studio.

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