Competition Team Update for the 2019/20 Season

Dear Starz Dance Team Family,

We wanted to update you on some potential re-scheduled dates for this competition season, as well as plans to resume competition group rehearsals via Zoom. There are still so many uncertainties, but we ask that you reserve the following dates.

Zoom Team rehearsals will resume next Sunday, May 3rd. There will be several revisions to the usual Sunday schedule. We will get that to you as soon as possible.

•According to the website, Mark of Excellence has re-scheduled the St. Louis event for June 5th – June 7th, 2020. (Please mark your calendars.)

•We have made the tough decision to forgo the Platinum Nationals in Pigeon Forge, TN for 2020. With all the unknowns and the financial burden traveling may impose on families during this difficult time, we feel it’s best to hold off until next Summer. Your Platinum fees already paid will be applied to next years Platinum regional registration fee. If you are a graduating senior, we will be in touch.

•Fly National Dance Competition has rescheduled their St. Louis Regional event for August 7th-9th, 2020. (Please mark your calendars.)

We appreciate your patience and continued support. We are getting closer to figuring out how this season will play out. We are doing our best and staying optimistic for an amazing finish to a hard fought season.

Thank you,
Dance Team Faculty 🙂

Starz Dance Team information for 2020/21

Dance Team Auditions and Information Meeting will be Sunday, August 30 Times TBD.

2020/21 STARZ SEASON! (Any changes other than dates from last season are highlighted in Red)

(Student must have had no less than 1 full year of dance training and be between the ages of 5-19)

❤️AUDITIONS:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 30th
•TBA
Parent Meeting (Studio C)
•TBA
Ages 5+ (Pre-Dance, Combo I & Combo II)
•TBA
(Combo II/III, Combo III & Combo III/IV)
•TBA
(Combo IV & Combo V)
•TBA
(Senior A/B)

*If your are unable to attend the audition, please contact us ahead of time!!!

❤️AUDITION DRESS CODE:
-Solid colored leotard or sports bra (any color) with solid colored booty shorts (Black preferred)
Combo 5/Senior Level students wear black leggings
-Tan tights
-Hair secured in bun
-Bring proper shoes for whichever subjects you’re auditioning. (Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, etc.)
– Arrive 10-20 minutes early to check-in, receive your # and stretch.

❤️DANCE TEAM INVITATIONS
Dance Team Invitations will be sent out via e-mail on Wed Sept 2.

Dance Team Invitations must be accepted via e-mail, no later than
Fri. Sept 4, . If you have accepted an invitation – then decide to drop out of the dance after the invitation deadline has passed, you will be charged a fee of $40.00 to accommodate the instructors time to re-arrange plans.

❤️DANCE TEAM REHEARSALS: Weekly Team rehearsals will begin Sun., September 8th

❤️COST:
$198 total per each group dance competed. This is broken down into 9 payments at $22.00 per month for each group dance, Sept-May. Plus a one time $10 Dance Team Fee per EACH group routine you compete. The $10 fee and $22.00 September payment are due by the first rehearsal. The total cost of team can be paid up front if you choose. (April and May fees are combined and due April 1st.)

This is considered tuition fees for the competition classes only and is separate from your regular monthly studio class tuition.

Competition Fee Due Dates: A payment for one competition group fee for each competition will be due on the 15th of each month starting on Oct 15. Any remaining balance after each month must be paid by the due date listed by each competition. Fees and dates will be posted as fees become available. Any fundraiser credits will be applied to remaining competition fees or to dance team fees. 

❤️COMPETITIONS: TBA

❤️FUNDRAISING: TBA

❤️IMPORTANT DATES: TBA

❤️TEAM SUNDAYS OFF: TBA

PRIVATE Lesson Fee per student, per lesson, for students who would like to do solos, duets, trios etc… (Instructors must have a
2 hr notice if canceling or full charge will be applied)
½hr lesson – 1 student/$32 2 students/$16 3 students/$12 4+students/$10
45min – 1 Hr Lesson – 1 student/$42 2 students/$22 3 students/$18 4+ students/$14
Choreography Fee per student. (This is an additional onetime fee per student for private lessons if the instructor is choreographing a routine for you. This must be paid before the first private lesson) 1 student/$50 2 students/$35 3 students/$30 4 students/$25 5+ students/$20.
COSTUMES: $64 per costume, per routine. Costume payment is due by Nov. 15th.You may make payments before this date if you choose. We will let you know if we are going to re-use a costume when we send out the audition invitation. Costumes for Solos, Duets and Trios ONLY can be purchased by you but must have approval from the instructor/choreographer before purchasing
Questions pertaining to your account, please contact the office at angie@angiesstudio.com
SHOES: Once costumes are selected we will let you know the style, brand and color of shoes you will need for each routine. The type of shoe may not be the same as your weekly class and must be purchased by the end of Oct.
PROPS: There may be a small charge if props are going to be used for a dance. (About $10 – $20 per student) TEAM JEWELRY / ACCESSORIES: Required to be purchased through studio. Earrings and Fishnet tights (the fishnet are only required for some routines.) Each item runs between $5-$15 (We may also add jewelry pieces if the costume calls for it.) Earrings and fishnet tights are the same as last year, so if you still have yours you don’t need to purchase new, but please keep your jewelry clean of make-up and hairspray.
MAKE-UP: The Starz Dance Team wears specific make-up and eyelashes to match on stage. Listed below is what is needed to be worn.

MAKE-UP: (Makes a great gift for the holiday .)
1) Foundation- This can be any brand. It should either match or be a half shade darker than their skin tone.
2) Eye Shadow – Preferred choice: Revlon 505 Impressionist or Cover Girl 110 Shimmering Sands
3) Eye Liner – This can be any brand liquid or pencil. The color is (Black)
4) Blush – Maybelline New York FIT me! (Deep Rose) or any Mauve color.
5) Lipstick – Preferred choice Revlon Matte 051 Red Rules or second choice Maybelline Matte 691 Ruby Rich
6) Eye Lashes – KISS “Shy” 62013 KFLM01
7) Eye Lash Glue – Any brand.
(The above items can be purchased at Target, Walgreens, Wal-Mart, CVS & Amazon)
FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES Defray costs to competition entry fees. Sarah Sheppard has graciously offered to chair the fundraising committee. There will be a sign-up sheet on the information wall if you are interested in helping with this committee.

DANCE TEAM EXPECTATIONS: You are expected to be on time, stretched, in proper attire, have correct shoes on, hair up and be ready to work hard at all rehearsals! Proper Dress Attire: Solid colored BLACK camisole/tank, sports bra or leotard with black booty shorts and tan tights. Sr/Jr students may wear black leggings. If proper attire is not worn there will be an automatic $10 charge. Parents and students are expected to be respectful to all teachers, classmates, studio members, parents and outside competition staff and competitors.
ABSENTEE: NO MORE THAN 2 ABSENCES ARE ALLOWED DURING THE ENTIRE DANCE TEAM SEASON. If you will be absent a parent MUST TEXT (not tell) TEXT Ms. Andrea ahead of time. No one is allowed to miss the 2 weeks prior to a competition unless it has been approved by the instructor! IF YOU ARE ABSENT OR LATE TO MORE THAN 2 REHEARSALS, not including the 2 allowed misses, YOU WILL
BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED A $30 FEE. THE INSTRUCTOR MAY REQUEST FOR YOU TO
TAKE A PRIVATE LESSON IN WHICH THE $30 FEE WOULD COVER THE COST OF THE PRIVATE LESSON. If a parent does not TEXT Ms. Andrea (NOT Ms. Angie) prior to the missed class, there will also be a $10 no show/no text fee. If you miss more than 2 rehearsals you may be removed from the team or may jeopardize your position in the dance formation. For extended absentees due to a major injury or hospitalization, a doctors note is required and instructor will access the situation for the student to be able to compete. It is not fair to those who do arrive on time, prepared and present each week. We use every minute of rehearsal time to prepare for competition, so if you miss any of that time, you miss out on important details. We do not know the exact time or day each routine will be competing. You must be available each MANDATORY competition date that is listed. No refunds on competition fees after the required paid date.
COMPETITION/PERFORMANCE DATES: During the dance team year we will offer 3 to 4 opportunities to compete or perform at a high end level. The 3-4 regional competitions are mandatory. The traveling national competition or performance opportunity, is offered every other year, and is optional. Please Note…In order to take a routine to a national competition we will need to have a high enough score at regionals and have enough students from that routine choose to attend in order to meet the criteria. Those students traveling to Nationals or the Performance Opportunity, will continue classes and payments during the summer up until the date of the competition.

OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE OPPERTUNITIES – Performance opportunities will be posted as they become available. Liberty Showcase, Wentzville Days, Fourth of July Parade, H.S. Exhibitions, Wentzville October Fest, Cardinal Game, Winter Parade etc…

Looking forward to another exciting season. Can’t wait to see you there!

Thank you,
Dance Team Faculty 🙂

Competition Updates

Dear Starz Dance Team Family,

We wanted to take a moment to address the status of this competition season. There are still so many uncertainties, making it impossible to give any definitive answers at this time. We are keeping track of and following the on-going Covid-19 developments and mandates. We are also keeping close tabs on our competitions and options they are offering. All of which are best laid plans. Until the quarantine officially ends and we are given the all clear, we can only make guesses as to which options will work for our studio. We will continue to monitor all options afforded us, with the full focus and intent on participating in all three competitions in some capacity this season. Please review below the most updated information we have for each competition.

•At this time we are optimistic we will be able to attend the Platinum Nationals event at the scheduled time. They have not announced plans to re-schedule their regional event but continue to add virtual competitions on-line, which could be a possibility down the road. We will not be able to participate in a virtual experience until we are allowed back in the studio to dance together but will keep looking for possible later added dates. If it doesn’t pan out, as mentioned previously, we will apply the regional fees to your Nationals invoice.

Fly Dance Competition has rescheduled the St. Louis regional event for the weekend of May 29th-31st. However, this is also the weekend of the Wentzville School District’s 3 high school graduations, which affects a few of our dancers and several dance families. There is a chance graduation may be postponed or handled differently, so we’ll have to wait and see. They are also offering a virtual competition, which we’d have to submit our videos by May 1st with virtual awards on May 15th. Again, this will depend on when the shelter in place is lifted.

According to the website, Mark of Excellence has re-scheduled the St. Louis event for June 5-7th. However, we have not received any direct updated correspondence from their office.

We are truly hoping to finish this season strong. We genuinely miss each and every one of you. Our dance family is never far from our mind. We will continue exploring options to ensure we get the most of this season and all their hard work.

We appreciate your patience and support during this incredibly difficult and uncertain times. You are all in our continued thoughts and prayers.

Thank you,
Dance Team Faculty 🙂

Recital/Competition & Summer/Fall Registration Updates.

Dear Angie’s Studio Families,

We hope each and every one of you are doing well. We wanted to give you an update as to what our thoughts are for the remainder of the season, recital and class registrations for summer and fall. Our hopes are, once we are cleared to return back to the studio, we will continue to work hard on routines, flexibility and conditioning. We have reached out to several venues for multiple options to perform the recital but cannot be certain at this time exactly where and when it WILL be. The recital picture date alternatives have also been discussed with the photographer and have been postponed until further notice.

All our students have worked so hard for this day and we are doing everything to make certain this day WILL come for them.

We will be posting the 2020/21 schedule soon for you to begin registering for classes. You will be receiving your class placement information for registering for the 2020/21 season by email.

There will be a summer schedule posted with tentative start dates given the uncertainty at this time.

Thank you so much for all your support you have given. Hang in there…. We are all in this together!

The show must go on!

Ms. Angie and Staff

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Dear Starz Dance Team Family,

We wanted to take a moment to address the status of this competition season. There are still so many uncertainties, making it impossible to give any definitive answers at this time. We are keeping track of and following the on-going Covid-19 developments and mandates. We are also keeping close tabs on our competitions and options they are offering. All of which are best laid plans. Until the quarantine officially ends and we are given the all clear, we can only make guesses as to which options will work for our studio. We will continue to monitor all options afforded us, with the full focus and intent on participating in all three competitions in some capacity this season. Please review below the most updated information we have for each competition.

•At this time we are optimistic we will be able to attend the Platinum Nationals event at the scheduled time. They have not announced plans to re-schedule their regional event but continue to add virtual competitions on-line, which could be a possibility down the road. We will not be able to participate in a virtual experience until we are allowed back in the studio to dance together but will keep looking for possible later added dates. If it doesn’t pan out, as mentioned previously, we will apply the regional fees to your Nationals invoice.

Fly Dance Competition has rescheduled the St. Louis regional event for the weekend of May 29th-31st. However, this is also the weekend of the Wentzville School District’s 3 high school graduations, which affects a few of our dancers and several dance families. There is a chance graduation may be postponed or handled differently, so we’ll have to wait and see. They are also offering a virtual competition, which we’d have to submit our videos by May 1st with virtual awards on May 15th. Again, this will depend on when the shelter in place is lifted.

According to the website, Mark of Excellence has re-scheduled the St. Louis event for June 5-7th. However, we have not received any direct updated correspondence from their office.

We are truly hoping to finish this season strong. We genuinely miss each and every one of you. Our dance family is never far from our mind. We will continue exploring options to ensure we get the most of this season and all their hard work.

We appreciate your patience and support during this incredibly difficult and uncertain times. You are all in our continued thoughts and prayers.

Thank you,
Dance Team Faculty 🙂

Recital Music 2019/20

This link is for the Google Drive access to all recital music:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1OTcAi0BUVVMcxS-pJUgEC45uCqDaPrfc

If the above link doesn’t take you to the site, please copy/paste into your browser.

If you are new to Google Music Play:

-Right click the song you want to play

-Click Open with (Connect more apps)

-Click Music Player for Google Drive and click your Google account.

 

Shoes/Tights

Attached is the list of shoes/tights required for each competitive group routine.

Shoes and tights can be purchased from your local dance supply stores and/or purchased on-line. If your shoes need to be purchased from a specific distributor the link is attached.

If you’re routine requires Black fishnets you will purchase those on your own this season. The style is listed.

PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS MUST HAVE THE CORRECT SHOES FOR EACH COMPETITION CLASS BY JANUARY 5th! Please keep this in mind when ordering items on-line. You may have to make a return or wait for shipping or potential back-order items. Please also check the sizing chart for shoes as they do not always line up with street shoe size.

Please note the competition shoe style/color may differ from the required shoes for their weekly combo class. It is important to purchase the exact shoe listed. Judges will take off points at competition when our shoes differ. If you are uncertain if you have the correct shoe have your child bring them to rehearsals (before they wear them) to get approval.

If you are competing a solo, duet or trio please check with your instructor.
LOCAL DANCE SUPPLY STORES:
Dance Supply, Inc.
133 O’ Fallon Plz
O’ Fallon, MO 63366
(636) 978-9432

SAS Dance Supply
3020 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
St. Peters, MO 63376
636-279-2600

Madison’s Dancewear
161 Long Rd. Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005
636-537-5456

ON-LINE DANCE SUPPLY STORES:
https://www.discountdance.com
https://www.dancewearsolutions.com
http://www.allaboutdance.com
https://www.dancesupplies.com
https://www.amazon.com
https://www.lovepastry.com
https://www.danzia.com
https://us.blochworld.com
https://www.capezio.com

HEY BABY
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Capezio Tic Tap Toe Style Tap shoes – Color Caramel 443
https://www.capezio.com/tic-tap-toe-tap-shoe

FRIEND LIKE ME
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Tan Jazz shoes (Bloch S0495 or Leo LS4006)

SUMMER DELIGHT
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Vans (the kids already have)

MOVE
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Pastry Pop Tart Glitter High-Top (Black with White sole) – NOT Grid or Glam Pie
Same shoe as last season.

LONG LOST CHILD
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

HIT THE ROAD JACK
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Tan Jazz shoes (Bloch S0495 or Leo LS4006)

PERFECT YOUNG LADIES
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Capezio Tic Tap Toe Style Tap shoes – Color Caramel 443
https://www.capezio.com/tic-tap-toe-tap-shoe

NICEST KIDS IN TOWN
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

SHIMMY THAT WALK
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Black Jazz Shoes

SING WITH A SWING
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Black split sole Jazz shoes
Black fishnets Body Wrapper A61 No seam

GIRL POWER
Urban Groove Hip Hop Dance Sneaker High Top Canvas Unisex Black. (Pay attention to sizing) Order through Amazon as soon as possible. (Same shoes worn for Sorry last season. If your shoes still fit, you won’t need to re-order.)
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Urban+Groove+Hip+Hop+Dance+Sneaker+High+Top+Canvas+Unisex+Black&ref=nb_sb_noss

THE CHAIN
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Tan Jazz shoes (Bloch S0495 or Leo LS4006)

CAN CAN
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Black Oxford Tap shoes (Any brand)
Black fishnets Body Wrapper A61 No seam

SHELTER IN THE STORM
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

HOW WILL I KNOW
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Tan Jazz shoes (Bloch S0495 or Leo LS4006)

CARDI MIX
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Pastry Pop Tart Glitter High-Top (White) – NOT Grid or Glam Pie

BAILAR
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Black Oxford Tap shoes (Any brand)
Black fishnets Body Wrapper A61 NO seam

UNDER THE LIGHTS (PRODUCTION)
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

WAKING UP SLOW
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

MOVE IT
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

UNDER SIEGE
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

CHAIN REACTION
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Pastry Pop Tart Glitter (Gold) – NOT Grid or Glam Pie

RATHER BE
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

LITTLE MIX
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Pastry Pop Tart Glitter (Black) – NOT Grid or Glam Pie

WILD WILD PARTY
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Black split sole Jazz shoes
Black fishnets Body Wrapper A61 No seam

YOU ARE THE REASON
Capezio Light Suntan stirrup tights
Adage Tan Turners

WHAT THEY SAY
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Black split sole Jazz shoes

HERE WE GO NOW
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
https://www.vans.com/shop/slip-on-black?recs=grid-vlp#more

TRIBE UP
Capezio Light Suntan convertible tights
Black Oxford Tap shoes (Any brand)

 

Starz Team Music 2019/20

2019-2020 TEAM MUSIC
We have uploaded all of the competition music for the season for the students to use for at home practice.

The below link is for the Google Drive access to music.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lajPMVRWB3XqSg6gF-9Icqlqyyugu2IM

If the above link doesn’t take you to the site, please copy paste into your browser.

If you are new to Google Music Play
-Right click the song you want to play
-Click Open with (Connect more apps)
-Click Music Player for Google Drive and click your Google account.)

Fundraising Credits

Hello, as a reminder all fundraiser credits will be applied to competition fees. If your credits exceed your competition fees, the remainder will be applied to your monthly dance team fees. Invoices for competitions and credits that are available at this time, will be posted by December. 
Thank you, Angie’s Studio

Dance Team Absentee/Dress Code Rules/Fees

We wanted to send a reminder of the following Dance Team rules. We will begin enforcing these rules/fees this Sunday, October 6th.
*Proper Dress Code: Solid colored pink camisole/tank, solid colored pink sports bra or solid colored pink leotard with black booty shorts and tan tights.Senior/Combo 5 students are to wear black leggings. Proper shoes are to be worn for the genre rehearsing and hair is to be up. No T-Shirts!!!  If proper attire is not worn there will be an automatic $10 charge added to your invoice. 
*ABSENTEENO MORE THAN 2 ABSENCES ARE ALLOWED DURING THE ENTIRE DANCE TEAM SEASON. Excused absences include a pre-approved absence, injury with doctor’s note, funeral, sickness with high fever or stomach flu. If you are injured or feeling a bit under the weather we still expect to see you present for class to sit and observe.
If you will be absent A PARENT MUST text or e-mail Ms. Andrea (Not Ms. Angie, a teacher or classmate) BEFORE YOUR FIRST CLASS. If A PARENT does not text or e-mail Ms. Andrea PRIOR to the missed class there will be a $10 no show/no contact fee added to your invoice. 
636/578-3579 or stcbelieverfever@aol.com. Please note: Telling another instructor or student does not count as contact.
We appreciate your cooperation!
Thank you,
Dance Team Faculty Blush

2019/2020 Starz Audition and Team Info

ANNOUNCING AUDITION/COMPETITION INFORMATION FOR THE                   2019/2020 STARZ SEASON!
(Student must have had no less than 1 full year of dance training and be between the ages of 5-19)

❤️AUDITIONS:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25th
•4:30 – 5:00 PM
Parent Meeting (Studio C)
•5:00 – 5:45 PM
Ages 5+ (Pre-Dance, Combo I & Combo II)
•5:45 – 6:30 PM
(Combo II/III, Combo III & Combo III/IV)
•6:30 – 7:15 PM
(Combo IV & Combo V)
•7:15 – 8:00 PM
(Senior A/B)

*If your are unable to attend the audition, please contact us ahead of time!!!

❤️AUDITION DRESS CODE:
-Solid colored leotard or sports bra (any color) with solid colored booty shorts (Black preferred)
Combo 5/Senior Level students wear black leggings
-Tan tights
-Hair secured in bun
-Bring proper shoes for whichever subjects you’re auditioning. (Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, etc.)
– Arrive 10-20 minutes early to check-in, receive your # and stretch.

❤️DANCE TEAM INVITATIONS
Dance Team Invitations will be sent out via e-mail on Wed., August 28th.

Dance Team Invitations must be accepted via e-mail, no later than
Fri., August 30th. If you have accepted an invitation – then decide to drop out of the dance after the invitation deadline has passed, you will be charged a fee of $40.00 to accommodate the instructors time to re-arrange plans.

❤️DANCE TEAM REHEARSALS: Weekly Team rehearsals will begin Sun., September 8th

❤️COST:
$198 total per each group dance competed. This is broken down into 9 payments at $22.00 per month, Sept-May. Plus a one time $10 Dance Team Fee per EACH group routine you compete. The $10 fee and $22.00 September payment are due by the first rehearsal. The total cost of team can be paid up front if you choose. (April and May fees are combined and due April 1st.)

This is considered tuition for the competition classes only and is separate from your regular monthly studio class tuition.

Competition Fee Due Dates: A payment for one competition group fee for each competition will be due by Oct 15. The remaining balance must be paid by the due date listed by each competition. Fees and dates will be posted as fees become available. Any fundraiser credits will be applied to remaining competition fees not including the Oct. 15 deposit (unless you are only competing in one routine)

❤️COMPETITIONS:
*Platinum National Dance Competition (MANDATORY)
March 13th – 15th, 2020
Logan College – William Purser Center
1851 Schoettler Rd.
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Fees Due by: Jan 15   Group – $45 per dancer   Solo – $105 per dancer   Duo/Trio – $115 divided between Dancers

*Fly Dance Competition (MANDATORY)
April 3rd – April 5th, 2020
Clayton High School Performing Arts Center
1 Mark Twain Circle
Clayton, MO 63105
Fees Due by: Feb 1 Group – $50 per dancer   Solo – $120 per dancer   Duo/Trio – $120 divided between dancers

*Mark of Excellence
(MANDATORY)
April 16th – 19th, 2020
St. Charles Convention Center
Fees Due by: Feb 15 Group- $45 per dancer   Solo – $115 per dancer   Duo/Trio – $130 divided between dancers

*Platinum National Dance Nationals (OPTIONAL)
July 5th – 10th, 2020
Sevierville Convention Center
190 Gists Creek Road
Sevierville, TN 37876
Fees: TBA   Fees Due by: May 1
Hotel Info: Wilderness at the Smokies  190 Gits Creek Rd. Sevierville, TN 37876                     $179.00 – $279.00  Per Night – Book by calling and request rates for the Platinum National Dance competition rom block (You are not required to stay at this hotel)

❤️CONVENTIONS:
*K.A.R. Dance Convention (optional)
Sunday, October 20th, 2019
Gateway Center
One Gateway Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234 (St. Louis)
Fees: $125 (per dancer)   $20.00 (parent observation band)

*Platinum National Dance Experience (optional)
Sunday, December 1st, 2019
Holiday Inn St. Louis Downtown Convention Center
811 N. 9th Street
St. Louis, MO 6310
Fees Due by: May 1  $100.00 (per dancer)   $TBA (parent observation band)

❤️FUNDRAISING:
Sarah Sheppard has graciously offered to chair the fundraising committee. 🙂 More information to come.

❤️IMPORTANT DATES:
•Saturday, October 12th – Big Sister/Little Sister Team Bonding Event
•Sunday, October 20th – K.A.R. Dance Convention (optional)                                        Saturday, Nov 2 – Globetrotter (Rehearsals Oct 19 8-11:30am Oct 26 8-9am Nov 2 8-9am)
•Saturday, November 23rd – Bowling Party Team Bonding Event
•Sunday, December 1st -Platinum Dance Convention (optional)
•Saturday, February 15th- Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Showcase Rally (Exact times and location TBA but will be evening.)
•Sunday, May 3rd -Recital Review 5:00 – 7:00 PM
•Saturday, May 9th – End Of Year Celebration
•National rehearsals will run May 31st through June 28th. Schedule TBA.

❤️TEAM SUNDAYS OFF:
10/20 Convention “KAR”
12/01 Convention “Platnium”
12/29 Holiday Break
3/15 Competition
3/29 Spring Break (Please note we WILL have Team on Sunday, 3/23.)
4/5 Competition
4/12 Easter
4/19 Competition
4/26 Break
5/10 Mothers Day
5/17 Recital weekend
5/24 Memorial Weekend

PRIVATE Lesson Fee per student, per lesson, for students who would like to do solos, duets, trios etc… (Instructors must have a
2 hr notice if canceling or full charge will be applied)
½hr lesson – 1 student/$32 2 students/$16 3 students/$12 4+students/$10
45min – 1 Hr Lesson – 1 student/$42 2 students/$22 3 students/$18 4+ students/$14
Choreography Fee per student. (This is an additional onetime fee per student for private lessons if the instructor is choreographing a routine for you. This must be paid before the first private lesson) 1 student/$50 2 students/$35 3 students/$30 4 students/$25 5+ students/$20.
COSTUMES: $60 per costume, per routine. Costume payment is due by Nov. 15th.You may make payments before this date if you choose. We will let you know if we are going to re-use a costume when we send out the audition invitation. Costumes for Solos, Duets and Trios ONLY can be purchased by you but must have approval from the instructor/choreographer before purchasing
Questions pertaining to your account, please contact the office at angie@angiesstudio.com
SHOES: Once costumes are selected we will let you know the style, brand and color of shoes you will need for each routine. The type of shoe may not be the same as your weekly class and must be purchased by the end of Oct.
PROPS: There may be a small charge if props are going to be used for a dance. (About $10 – $20 per student) TEAM JEWELRY / ACCESSORIES: Required to be purchased through studio. Earrings and Fishnet tights (the fishnet are only required for some routines.) Each item runs between $5-$15 (We may also add jewelry pieces if the costume calls for it.) Earrings and fishnet tights are the same as last year, so if you still have yours you don’t need to purchase new, but please keep your jewelry clean of make-up and hairspray.
MAKE-UP: The Starz Dance Team wears specific make-up and eyelashes to match on stage. Listed below is what is needed to be worn.

MAKE-UP: (Makes a great gift for the holiday .)
1) Foundation- This can be any brand. It should either match or be a half shade darker than their skin tone.
2) Eye Shadow – Preferred choice: Revlon 505 Impressionist or Cover Girl 110 Shimmering Sands
3) Eye Liner – This can be any brand liquid or pencil. The color is (Black)
4) Blush – Maybelline New York FIT me! (Deep Rose) or any Mauve color.
5) Lipstick – Preferred choice Revlon Matte 051 Red Rules or second choice Maybelline Matte 691 Ruby Rich
6) Eye Lashes – KISS “Shy” 62013 KFLM01
7) Eye Lash Glue – Any brand.
(The above items can be purchased at Target, Walgreens, Wal-Mart, CVS & Amazon)
FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES Defray costs to competition entry fees. Sarah Sheppard has graciously offered to chair the fundraising committee. There will be a sign-up sheet on the information wall if you are interested in helping with this committee.

DANCE TEAM EXPECTATIONS: You are expected to be on time, stretched, in proper attire, have correct shoes on, hair up and be ready to work hard at all rehearsals! Proper Dress Attire: Solid colored pink camisole/tank, sports bra or leotard with black booty shorts and tan tights. Sr/Jr students may wear black leggings. If proper attire is not worn there will be an automatic $10 charge. Parents and students are expected to be respectful to all teachers, classmates, studio members, parents and outside competition staff and competitors.
ABSENTEE: NO MORE THAN 2 ABSENCES ARE ALLOWED DURING THE ENTIRE DANCE TEAM SEASON. If you will be absent a parent MUST TEXT (not tell) TEXT Ms. Andrea ahead of time. No one is allowed to miss the 2 weeks prior to a competition unless it has been approved by the instructor! IF YOU ARE ABSENT OR LATE TO MORE THAN 2 REHEARSALS, not including the 2 allowed misses, YOU WILL
BE AUTOMATICALLY CHARGED A $30 FEE. THE INSTRUCTOR MAY REQUEST FOR YOU TO
TAKE A PRIVATE LESSON IN WHICH THE $30 FEE WOULD COVER THE COST OF THE PRIVATE LESSON. If a parent does not TEXT Ms. Andrea (NOT Ms. Angie) prior to the missed class, there will also be a $10 no show/no text fee. If you miss more than 2 rehearsals you may be removed from the team or may jeopardize your position in the dance formation. For extended absentees due to a major injury or hospitalization, a doctors note is required and instructor will access the situation for the student to be able to compete. It is not fair to those who do arrive on time, prepared and present each week. We use every minute of rehearsal time to prepare for competition, so if you miss any of that time, you miss out on important details. We do not know the exact time or day each routine will be competing. You must be available each MANDATORY competition date that is listed. No refunds on competition fees after the required paid date.
COMPETITION/PERFORMANCE DATES: During the dance team year we will offer 3 to 4 opportunities to compete or perform at a high end level. The 3-4 regional competitions are mandatory. The traveling national competition or performance opportunity, is offered every other year, and is optional. Please Note…In order to take a routine to a national competition we will need to have a high enough score at regionals and have enough students from that routine choose to attend in order to meet the criteria. Those students traveling to Nationals or the Performance Opportunity, will continue classes and payments during the summer up until the date of the competition.

OPTIONAL PERFORMANCE OPPERTUNITIES – Performance opportunities will be posted as they become available. Liberty Showcase, Wentzville Days, Fourth of July Parade, H.S. Exhibitions, Wentzville October Fest, Cardinal Game, Winter Parade etc…

Looking forward to another exciting season. Can’t wait to see you there!

Thank you,
Dance Team Faculty 🙂