Good Evening Dance Families,
Competitions 2022/2023 Newsletter
We are pleased to announce our new competition plans for 2023. Competition dates include the months of March, April, and May. Fun Fives are in 2 competitions. Juniors, Beginner, and Experienced groups are in 3 competitions. All Extreme levels are in 4 competitions. (Jr. 5X Intermediate 1, 2, 3, 4, X and Advanced) Make sure to include March Stage Rehearsals and the Year End Recital on June 10th in your planning. We will keep you updated on an ongoing basis.
Feb. 26, March 5, 12 Stage Rehearsals Dow Centre, Fort Saskatchewan
March 30 - April 2 The View Edmonton Events Centre (optional X Extra Chor)
April 12-16 Shyann Dance Festival Allard Hall, Grant MacEwan (all dancers Junior and up)
April 19 – 23 Dance Jam Dow Center, Fort Sask. (all dancers including Fun Fives)
April 25-30 Fever Expo Centre (all X dancers)
May 3-7 Evergreen Festival Festival Place (Fun Fives Only)
May 11-14 Dare To Dream Allard Hall, Grant MacEwan – (all dancers Junior and up)
June 10 Year End Recital Dow Centre, Fort Sask. (all dancers preschool and up)
Group Competition Worksheet 2022-2023 – The worksheet attached shows the competitions that your groups will be attending and the corresponding Competition Fees. We have posted the new Competition Fees to your account. We ask that you review the amounts posted to your account before these are processed on October 15th, 2022.
Extra Choreography Competition Charges 2022-2023 – We are in the process of posting the Competition Charges for Solos, Duets, and Small Groups to your account. We ask that you review your account before these are processed on October 25th, 2022.
Group Stage Rehearsals – Sundays-February 26, March 5th and March 12th. Dow Centre, Fort Sask. This is a wonderful opportunity for the groups to practice on stage wearing costumes, using proper spacing including entries and exits. This is a mandatory rehearsal. Each group will come once, and we will try to group dancers according to levels. A schedule will follow in the new year. Please book your calendar. Thank you to the SBS DPA and your fundraising efforts for sponsoring this event.
Costume Fess will be charged to your accounts on Nov. 15th, 2022
Junior, Beginner, Experienced $135
Jr.5X and higher $160
We hope this covers most of the competition information which will take us into the new year. We also have some exciting performance opportunities in 2023 at Rogers Place and the Winspear.
Just a reminder that we have our Costume Sale on October 16th at SBS. Parents are welcome to bring in their used costumes and browse for new costumes for their Extra Choreography. It will be from 12pm – 3pm.
Happy Thanksgiving !!
(We have regular classes on Saturday October, 8., classes are cancelled on October 10th)
Step By Step is very proud of our variety and standard of dance programs offered. From three year olds to adults, beginners to advanced, Step By Step offers high caliber instruction in all types of dance including Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, Contemporary, Acro, Adult, Teen and Pre-school. We have classes for the recreational dancer as well as the competitive.
The teachers of Step By Step would love to share their love of dance with you, so come celebrate over 40 years of excellence with us!
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Sherwood Park, Alberta T8A 4H2