Newsletter and Updates
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We would like to send out big birthday hugs to Papa Steve (Ms. Cherie’s dad), Ms. Cherie, and Ms. Sara! Papa Steve is celebrating his birthday on January 15th, Ms. Cherie’s is January 17th, and Ms. Sara’s is January 20th! We hope your birthday and your new year is as special as you are to us! Happy Birthday!!
We still have limited supply and items left of our 2019 DDPAC Apparel collection available at our front desk. If you were unable to get an order in before Christmas and would like to take a look at what we have available for sale, please do not hesitate! Supplies are going fast!
DDPAC Toy Drive
Thank you to all that donated a toy for our Winter Toy Drive. We were able to donate 8 bags of toys to “Spark of Love” in San Bernardino county! We are thankful to be able to have helped so many children in need and it’s because of caring people like you!
Bring a Friend Week
During the week of Monday, January 21st -Saturday, January 26th we invite you to bring a friend to join you in your dance class! This is the perfect time for friends to join DDPAC, as we are gearing up for our 2019 performance season! Every friend who joins you in your dance class will need to fill out a registration form/waiver with a parent or guardian signature to participate. Friends will receive a goody bag (1 goody bag per DDPAC dancer & friend) at the end of class!
January Theme Week
Every month we have a different theme for our dancers to enjoy. This month, we will be having “Disney Theme Week.” This fun week will take place Monday, January 21st -Saturday, January 26th. Dancers are encouraged to attend their dance class dressed up like their favorite Disney character! We’re excited to see what Disney characters our dancers will be dressing up as! Plus, if you are bringing a friend as this week is also “Bring a Friend Week,” it’ll be so much fun to dress up with your friend! Please remember that theme weeks are just for fun and are not mandatory to participate in.
For DDPAC Company’s 5th Annual Benefit Show
For the past 4 years our DDPAC Company, comprised of about 65 dancers ages 4 to 18, host a Benefit Show for a cause they have voted on as a team. Last year, our DDPAC Dancers established their own cause: DDPAC Dream to Dance in which they raised funds that benefited our own dancers. The mission of DDPAC Dream to Dance is to provide dance education and performance opportunities for dancers who have lost a parent or have/are going through a significant life changing event. DDPAC Dream to Dance ensures that when a dancer’s world is changing or has been changed, something constant remains: DANCE! For more information on this cause and to read our mission statement, please follow us on Instagram and ‘Like’ our page on Facebook! Also, please mark your calendars to come out January 26th at Grand Terrace High School at 6:00pm to support our DDPAC Company in their efforts to help others! Tickets are $10 per person and on sale now! Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door the day of the performance. 100% of the proceeds earned will benefit the scholarship program set up by the DDPAC Dream to Dance cause. We hope to see you there as it will be an awesome show!
2019 Performance Season
Our 2019 Performance Season is quickly approaching! Our BIG 19th Annual Performance is scheduled for Thursday, June 20th through Saturday, June 22nd at Grand Terrace High School’s Auditorium. Leading up to this performance we will be having multiple smaller performances including:
-DDPAC “Pre-Performance” in April
-“Rising Stars” Performance in May
-Grand Terrace Days in June
We know it seems like we have some time before our performance season begins, however it really is just around the corner! Most of our dance classes will begin learning a routine to participate in our 2019 performances. If you would like your child to participate in any of the 2019 performances, your child will need to have the appropriate costume. If you choose not to participate in any of our 2019 performances, that is okay. Your child will still be allowed to learn the routine and practice the dance in class. However, they will not be able to perform during any of the performances. Only students who have purchased a costume, or assembled the appropriate outfit if the teacher decides to have you provide something on your own, will be allowed to perform. For classes that will be ordering costumes, we have already begun taking a costume deposit of $30 per class/routine. Costume balances are due by Saturday, January 26th. Also, please note that not every class will participate in our 2019 performances as this is up to the teacher’s discretion. Performance season is our favorite season and we cannot wait to see all of dancers showcasing their hard work!
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!