Mary Poppins & Volunteering
RECITALS & VOLUNTEERING Parent Meeting – Have questions? We have answers! Please mark your calendar for Saturday May 20th at 10:30am. We will hold a MANDITORY parent meeting for all recital participants. The meeting will be held next door at CTC, please plan on attending following the drop-off of your dancer for rehearsal. Parent Volunteer Committees Académie […]
Recital Time is Here!
Recital, costumes, sets, calls for volunteers, extra practice sessions, makeup, hair and the list keeps growing. So why do we do it? Recitals, whether a series of dances done by each class, or presents a story are a lot of work for studio personnel, parents and students. Presentations, both formal and informal are an […]
Stage makeup for children
I am always asked, “What makeup do we use for our 4 year old, 9 year old”. Parents want their children to look their best and to also abide by the director’s (that’s me) wishes. Our studio makes every effort to present our dancers, from littlest to oldest in the best possible light. We want […]
How to do the Perfect Ballet Bun
Making a strong, durable ballet bun is very easy, but it may take a little practice if you’re unfamiliar with it. Go over these steps and try making a bun at home before you use it for class or a performance. Every ballerina will find this necessary.
Pre-Primary Examination Application
Complete and submit to Ms. Valerie by December 14, 2015 Class Examination Level : PRE-PRIMARY IN DANCE Fee:_$69__, Ms. Valerie will be at the front desk to answer questions and take applications and fees. Total Paid $_______________ Cash ___________ check #__________ Credit Card __________ credit cards please add 2.75% (No refunds once studio […]
10 Reasons Boys should take ballet class
Boys don’t stampede into the dance studio, but they should. Here is reason #10 Reason #10. Coordination, strength, flexibility, agility. Dance keeps you in condition and makes you strong and fit for other sports – and life in general. Soccer requires foot and leg dexterity to move the ball smoothly and swiftly. Not to mention […]
Ballet Dance Studio and Dance Classes
The Academie de Ballet Classique is a ballet dance studio and hip hop dance studio that offers a number of programs. You can take ballet dance classes, jazz dance class sessions, and other courses here. At the Academie de Ballet Classique, we believe that dance can truly change lives. Our students are taught according to […]
Why RAD exams?
Question: Why do RAD Exams? From new parents and students I always seem to get this question at the start of our Royal Academy of Dance examination enrollment. Comments range from “Why?” to “Isn’t this supposed to be fun?” My answer is always, “Well, yes, it actually is fun.” As an RAD Examiner once remarked, […]
Welcome to our new site!
Sure, we will have some bumps as we get going, but isn’t it beautiful? Check out our new logo too! Ms Valerie has teamed with an amazing group of people that helped us get this up & running. Can’t wait to see all your smiling faces next week! Happy dancing, Ms. Charah
Parents’ Night Out 2014
Parents Night Out at ABCBend Studio Friday, Feb 14, 2014 Where?: At Academie de Ballet Classique, Bend studio. Boys and girls ages: 3 (Must be out of diaper stage) to 11 yrs Time: 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm You provide: a well fed child who is not sick. We provide: movies, healthy snacks, activities, stories. All female […]