Newsletter and Updates
Get ready for our 19th season!
Our 2018-2019 schedule is ready! Please hit the "schedule" tab to see what we are offering this season. We are now enrolling for our 2018-2019 schedule that starts on September 4th! For returning students, you can register online or through email. All new students will fill out a registration form and you will be contacted asap. Make sure to register soon before the classes start filling up!
Ms. Haley’s birthday is October 2nd! Mr. Randy’s birthday is October 28th! Make sure to give them big hugs and wish them the best for their special day! We love you Ms. Haley and Mr. Randy!
The first Monday in October (Monday, October 1st) is Blue Shirt World Day of Bullying Prevention. Make sure to wear a blue shirt, blue dance top, or blue dance outfit to dance class and join the Sea of Blue across the globe to be STUDENT STRONG and make it the day that bullying prevention is heard around the world! Also, be sure to visit stompoutbullying.org to sign up for their newsletters, learn more on anti-bullying and ways you could make a difference by standing up against hate, racism and discrimination and change the culture with inclusion, equality, civility and unity, or even order the official 2018 Blue T-Shirt for World Day of Bullying Prevention! But Hurry! Shirt sales end September 17th! DDPAC is STUDENT STRONG!
Bring a Friend Week
To further promote our efforts for anti-bullying, bullying prevention, and inclusion, we encourage our dancers to spread love & friendship throughout our communities by bringing a friend to dance class! During the week of Monday, October 1st -Saturday, October 6th we invite you to bring a friend to dance class! We will also be celebrating our attempt to stand up against bullying in our “Stomp Out Bullying” campaign and promote Love & Friendship! We encourage you to wear blue for anti-bullying and try to coordinate your outfit with the friends you bring to dance class! You could wear matching socks, matching tutus, matching hair, anything! You and your friend(s) will receive a goody bag (one goody bag per person) at the end of class. All friends will need to fill out our registration form with a parent signature to take class.
On Wednesdays we wear PINK!
October is also breast cancer awareness month and we would like our DDPACers to show support by wearing pink every Wednesday in October (or any day you wish to wear pink)! Let’s show those who have battled, are currently battling, or to honor those who may have fought and lost the battle that we are fighting right alongside them! Let’s continue to spread awareness for early detection. DDPAC is Team TuTus for Tatas!
Grand Terrace’s Fabulous 40th Anniversary!
On Saturday, October 13th, the city of Grand Terrace is celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a Picnic and Car Show. This event will be held at Terrace View Elementary @ 22731 Grand Terrace Road from 11:00 am-6:00 pm. We will have a booth set up as well as some dance class demonstrations happening throughout the day. We hope to see you there!
Veteran’s Day Performance at Pico Park
We are looking for DDPAC dancers 7 years and older who would like to be involved in a special Patriotic Themed dance routine for Veteran’s Day! Dancers involved will perform at Pico Park on Sunday, November 11th around 3:00-4:00 pm during the Veteran’s Day festivities. We don’t have all the details, however we do know we will need to get started on putting together this routine! Any dancer 7 years or older interested in performing, please pick up a performance application from the front desk and turn it back in filled out to the front desk by the first rehearsal, Wednesday, October 10th. This performance will require a costume and prop fee and all rehearsals will be mandatory if wishing to perform. The $30 fee for your costume/prop fee is due along with your application on or before Wednesday, October 10th. The rehearsals will be on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:30 starting October 10th through November 7th. Let’s show our Veterans our appreciation by sharing what we love, dance!
October Theme Week
This month our theme week is “HALLOWEEK!” We invite dancers to wear their Halloween costumes to dance class the week of Tuesday, October 23rd through Monday, October 29th! Please remember theme weeks are just for fun and are not mandatory to participate in.
DDPAC Halloween Party
On Tuesday, October 30th the studio will close for dance classes and instead throw a Spooktacular Halloween Party from 6:00-8:30 pm. We invite dancers and parents to dress in their Halloween costumes and come enjoy an evening of food, goodies, games, dancing, and fun! This party will be potluck style! Please bring something to share with other DDPACers. A potluck sign-up sheet will be posted in our studio lobby to sign up for what you would like to bring.
Ghost Walk Riverside
Make sure to check out Ghost Walk Riverside and the “Thriller” performance on Main Street, October 26th-27th. There will be performances every 20 minutes from 6:00-10:00 pm! The performances will be featuring some of our DDPAC dancers!
If you have not already noticed, the 215 Freeway and Barton Road on-ramps and off-ramps are going through some improvements. Although the end results are going to be desirable, the construction and traffic it is causing now is definitely a headache. Please keep this construction traffic in mind when coming to the studio and when leaving the studio. We would like to suggest that when coming to the studio you either take the Mt. Vernon/Washington exit and take Mt. Vernon to Barton, or take the Center St. exit and take Center St. to Michigan to Barton. Taking 1 exit earlier or 1 exit later might help you avoid getting stuck in this traffic. Bear with us!