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Summer Classes Now in Session and Taking New Students

PPAC Summer Dance Camp July 9-12
9:00- Noon
Boys and Girls
Kindergarten and Up
$80 Per Dancer

Fall Registration Monday, July 23 4-6 pm

Fall Classes Begin Monday, August 6th

(931) 363 - 7181 pulaskipac@gmail.com

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MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER

REGISTRATION - Time to register for Summer and Fall Semesters! Registration information is attached to this letter. Please turn in registration forms as soon as possible. Students are not automatically re-registered for classes.

Bring a Friend to Dance Week - May 14th -17th will be Bring a Friend to Dance Week! Students are invited to bring a friend to participate in class with them. Friends do not have to wear dance clothes or shoes.

Practice, Practice, Practice - Recital Week is only four weeks away! Dancers 1st grade and up will be bringing home choreography notes to practice with at home. Class attendance is extremely important at this time of the year. If your dancer must miss class, please bring them to another class that week. Any child missing more than three lessons will not be allowed to participate in the show.

Class Fees - All class fees must be up to date before dancers participate in the recital.

Tights and Shoes - The last day to order tights and shoes will be May 15th.

RECITAL REMINDERS

Tickets for our recital "Dance Among the Rainbows" are now on sale! Miss Abby, Mrs. Amanda and I had a hard time deciding the theme for our recital this year. Lily Kate Powell came to mind and we decided that we would like to remember her with our theme.

PPAC recitals sell out every year. The only reserved seating is for the graduating Senior's families. Seats reserved before the doors open will be removed.

All dancers, except Pre-Dancers, will wear their hair in a tight bun with absolutely no bangs. No jewelry (stud earrings are fine) or fingernail polish. Dancers will need stage makeup using pink lipstick, blush, eyeliner, mascara and eye shadow (do not use blue eye shadow!). Please use natural colors for eye shadow. Please come to the recital in your first costume. Head pieces need to be on the right side of the dancer's bun.

The only dancers that are allowed in the auditorium during performances are predance, prek, and Kinder/1st. Parents will be responsible for making sure these dancers are backstage three numbers before their performance. These dancers will need to sit on the floor next to the front of the stage. Seats are for ticket holders only. A table will be assigned for each age group. Parents are needed each night to volunteer to be a class parent. Volunteers are also needed to help line up the dancers backstage.

Only graduating Seniors are allowed to have flowers brought to the front of the stage during recitals.

PPAC strives to have a professional dance recital. In order to do this, we must remind student's families that dance recitals are not sporting events. Yelling a dancer's name as they take the stage is distracting for the children and the audience. It will also be captured on our video. Please remind guests of this recital etiquette.

NO VIDEO RECORDING OR FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY WILL BE ALLOWED AT RECITAL. Video-taping can be done at dress rehearsal only. Professional Videographers will have cameras in several places around the auditorium.

All dancers will perform in the closing number at the end of the recital.

RECITAL WEEK

Monday, May 28th - No classes

Tuesday, May 29th-First National Bank's Giles Heritage Theater - Mandatory Rehearsal - No costumes or make-up - This is a mandatory rehearsal for stage spacing and practice before dress rehearsal. Please arrive promptly so that you do not miss your class rehearsal on the stage. Doors to the bank will not be open to dancers until 5:15 pm.

5:30 - 6:30 - Sandy's Monday and Wednesday 1-2 grade and Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 grade classes

6:30-8:30 - Advanced 1 and Advanced 2, Junior Advanced and Senior Advanced

(Pre-dance, pre-k, and k/1 grade classes are not included in this rehearsal. Teachers will be in the front of the stage to help these dancers remember choreography)

Wednesday, May 30th - PPAC Closed

Thursday, May 31st - Giles County High School -Dress Rehearsal - Dress Rehearsal is a mandatory rehearsal for all participants. (Those not attending will not be allowed to participate in the show). All dancers will need to come in full costume of their first dance. Each class will run their dances and then have a group photo made. Classes will then change costumes, perform second and third dances, and have a group photo in second costume. Photo CDs with all of the dress rehearsal pictures will be available for $5.00.

Junior and Senior Advanced Dancers - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Advanced 1 and Advanced 2 - 12:00-2:00

Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 Grade - 2:00-3:00

Monday and Wednesday 1-2 Grade - 3:00-4:00

Kinder/1st Grade - 4:00-5:00

Pre-dance/Pre-K - 5:00

Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd - Recital. Dancers will need to be at Giles County High School no later than 5:30 pm. Doors open at 5:00.

Monday June 4th - 9th - PPAC Closed

Monday, June 11th - Summer Semester Begins

Monday July 9th - 12th - Dance Camp

Monday, August 6th - Fall 2018 Classes Begin

**Class fees are due on the 1st day of each month. They are considered late after the 15th of the month and a $5.00 late fee should be added when paying after the 15th.

**Dance shoes, tights, leotards and shorts may be ordered through the office. These are ordered on the 1st and 15th of each month.

Please let us know if you have any questions. Check out our website at pulaskipac.com or FACEBOOK. Please feel free to contact Sandy at pulaskipac@gmail.com or on Facebook.