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ADV PRESCHOOL DANCERS INFORMATION

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START OF TERM 4

We are looking forward to seeing all our dancers returning to class tomorrow (Monday 2nd October)for an exciting Term 4.  Please ensure your account is up to date before returning to classes.

Portal link: https://aus.iclasspro.com/portal/academyofthearts  

 

MY CHILD INTERVIEWS TERM 4

In term 4 we offer My Child interviews to all interested parents.   These zoom interviews are optional but are a great way to ask any questions you may have or receive feedback on your dancers progress and receive recommendations for 2024 classes.  My Child interviews take place with our Principal Tamara Davidson or Studio Manager Kylie Fenelon or Classical Academy Director Hayley Arundle.   Further information and how to book in to an interview will be sent out to all families by email during October. 

 

2024 TIMETABLE & ENROLMENTS

Each year we aim to release the 2024 timetable by late November.  Every year the process of organising the timetable is a huge process for over 370 students and families.  Our timetable does change each year as teacher availability changes, class structures vary and class style popularity changes.   We appreciate your patience as we work our way through this process.  

It is presumed that all current students will continue to 2024 and ADV will enrol them into the same classes they currently take, but in the next level up that they are moved into.   Families will be advised in late December once 2024 enrolments have been added by ADV to the customer portals and will able to make changes online via your customer portal to add or drop classes for 2024. 

 

ACADEMY OF DANCE VICTORIA SUCCESS

Accelerate Competition Teams

We are very proud of the great success of our competition teams this season.  The groups have all performed exceptionally with many placings in first and second and some of our lyrical routines remain undefeated.  The competition students work hard all year perfecting their routines and gain invaluable experience performing on stage and gaining confidence and technical skills.  Competition teams are by select invitation, If you are interested in knowing more for 2024 please speak with Miss Tamara on 0425 353 600.

 

Australian Ballet School Success

A big congratulations to 6 of our Classical Academy students who have been accepted into the Australian Ballet Schools Extension Program in 2024.   The Australian Ballet School is the leading elite ballet school in Australia and extremely selective in their offers to talented well trained dancers.   We congratulate our dancers who train hard in the ADV Classical Academy Extension program to acheive opportunities such as this.  We thank Miss Hayely and the classical academy teachers Miss Iona, Miss Jasmin, Miss Nikki,  Miss Charlotte and the ADV Ballet teachers Miss Caitlyn, Miss Vanessa, Miss Ashley, Miss Vanessa, Miss Kylie, Miss Alyssa, Miss Mia for all their work with our ballet dancers.   

Congratulations to

Sissi Kow, Liz Jiang, Giselle Azzopardi, Harper Luong, Oscar Wang, Kira Kam

 

FAREWELL MISS CAITLYN

We are sad to announce that Term 4 will be Miss Caitlyns final term with ADV (for now).  Miss Caitlyn will be taking leave in 2024 to concentrate on her young family and assist her husband in their family business.   We will enjoy staying in touch with Miss Caitlyn and see her for some guest teaching!   We are thankful for our many wonderful classical ballet teachers at ADV and are very priviledged to have such a prestigious faculty. 

MEMBERS PORTAL

Don't forget that all concert information and important ADV Information can be found on our website members portal. 

Go to www.academyofdance.biz

Select "Member Login" from the menu

use password:  2023 Excellence

 

 

 

 

END OF TERM 3

Dear Parents 

 

The year is passing quickly, and Term 4 is coming to a close this weekend. All Saturday classes scheduled for this upcoming Saturday, September 16th, will be on as normal, marking the culmination of this term. Following that, there will be a two-week break, and all classes will resume on Monday 2nd October

 

TERM 4 FEES

Term 4 fees will be added to all account portals by the end of this week and are due prior to the commencement of Term 4.   

Term 4 fees also include our compulsory $60 media package.   This package provides every family with a full copy of our end of year concert via file download, an online concert program and a copy of all professional stage photographs taken during the performance.

Parents are not charged for classes on the following dates in Term 4

    Monday 6th November - no classes due to cup day long weekend

    Tuesday 7th November - no classes due to cup day

    Saturday 18th November - No classes due to full school costume check and photo day. 

To log in and pay your Term 4 fees click here: https://aus.iclasspro.com/portal/academyofthearts

 

 

COSTUME HIRE FEES

Costume hire fees were added to all accounts in term 4 and are now overdue.  

 

CONCERT INFORMATION

Every class in the school is involved in the concerts (singing school has their own concert) 

A reminder that all specific concert information has been emailed out during Term 3 and you can log in and view all concert information in our members portal on our website.   Go to www.academyofdance.biz and then choose member login on the menu.  Use password 2023 Excellence (this password case sensitive and there is a space).  Select either pre-school concert or school age concert from the menu.    It is best to view the website members area on a computer screen or laptop rather than phone. 

  • Specific times have been given for all dates except for the 18th November costume checks and photo times. These will be given out at the start of Term 4. 

  • Ticket orders will open in October in Term 4.  Information will be sent out to parents in early term 4 via email as well as posted online in the members portal

  • A reminder notice with “what you need” and any additional information will be sent out to all parents in term 4.

 

 

TERM 4 DATES

The ADV Admin office will be closed from Saturday 16th September to Monday 25th September

The ADV Admin office will open for holiday hours on Tuesday 26th September 9am - 3pm to Friday 29th September 9am - 3p

Term 4 Commences: Monday 2nd October all classes recommence and the office opens for normal hours

Classes Conclude: Friday 8th December 

The ADV Admin office will be closed from Saturday 16th September and will reopen on Tuesday 26th September 9am - 3pm to Friday 29th September 9am - 3pm and then normal office hours resume on 2nd October

 

 

TERM 4 CALENDAR

Monday 6th November:  No Classes this day – Cup long weekend

Tuesday 7th November:  No classes this day – Cup long weekend

10th – 12th November:  Jump Dance Challenge:  Accelerate Competition Teams

18th November:  Costume check & photo day with professional photographer: Entire school.  Seperate times listed on notice.   NOTE THERE ARE NO NORMAL CLASSES ON THIS DATE


25th November:  Studio Rehearsal for all school age ballet classes in Snow Queen Studio both Matinee and Evening Casts at ADV Studio

 

26th November:  9am - 11am Studio rehearsal for PreSchool Cast 1 at ADV Studio

2nd December:  9am - 11am Studio Rehearsal for Preschool Concert Cast 2 at ADV Studio

2nd December:  3pm - 5pm Studio rehearsal for Preschool Concert Cast 3 at ADV Studio

3rd December:  PRE SCHOOL CONCERTS Day at Melba College Theatre (see notice for times)

 

8th December: Final day of preschool classes 

8th, 9th, 10th December:  MAIN SCHOOL CONCERT WEEKEND - Theatre Rehearsals & Performances - Prep to year 12 (see notice for times) at the Round - Whitehorse Centre
 

9th December: No classes on at ADV studio - Theatre rehearsals only

 

12th December:  ADV Presentation & Awards night: 5pm - 6:30pm  all ballet students, tap students and competition students and mini troupe required to attend at Full Gospel Assembly Box Hill North

12th December:  Term 4 Singing Concert for all singing & choir students: 7pm - 8pm at Full Gospel Assembly Lexton Road Box Hill North

 

 

 

If you have any questions please contact us on 98989899 or email our admin team advreception@bigpond.com

 

Kind regards

 

Tamara Davidson

Academy of Dance Victoria

www.academyofdance.biz

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