Santa Monica, California
2018-2019 Children’s Calendar & Holidays:
Subject to Change
Saturday, Aug 18th
Fall Family Welcome Day
Monday, Aug 20th
Fall semester and children’s classes begin
Saturday, Aug 25th
Nutcracker auditions, 2:30-5:30pm (mandatory parent meeting, 2:30-3:30pm)
Monday, Sept 3rd – Labor Day Holiday
No children’s classes, adult classes morning only
Saturday, Sept 8th
Nutcracker rehearsals begin
Thursday, Sept 27th
Soirée — Third Annual Fundraiser, 6pm-9pm. No children or evening adult classes. All families are encouraged to attend!
Monday, Oct 8th
Columbus Day: All classes as scheduled
Wednesday, Oct 31st
Halloween: All classes as scheduled
Saturday, Nov 10th & 17th
Studio Dress Rehearsals for Nutcracker, 2:30 – 7:30pm
Tuesday, Nov 20th & 21st
Nutcracker Dress Rehearsals at The Broad Stage, 5:00pm – 9:30pm
Thursday, Nov 22nd – Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, Nov 23rd
Nutcracker Final Dress Rehearsal, The Broad Stage, 5:00 – 9:30pm
Saturday, Nov 24th // 1pm and 5pm
Sunday, Nov 25th // 1pm and 5pm
Saturday, Dec 1st // 1pm and 5pm
Sunday, Dec 2nd // 1pm and 5pm
Nutcracker Cast Party – Sunday, Dec 2nd // 7pm @ The Huntley Hotel
Saturday, Dec 15th
Last day of children’s classes for fall semester
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 through Monday, Jan 1, 2019
Winter Break: No children’s classes. Adult classes only.
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019
Spring semester begins. Children’s classes resume.
Thursday, Jan 31st, 2019
Five-month contract ends for Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet A/B, Level 1 and Level 2. *Please contact the studio by January 7th if your dancer will not be attending after January 31, 2019. Otherwise, auto-pay on February 1st will continue.*
Saturday, Feb 16th, 2019
Spring Performance auditions 2:30-6:30pm
Monday, May 27, 2019 – Memorial Day Holiday
No Children’s Classes. Adult Classes Morning Only. Studio closes at 1pm.
Saturday, June 8th & Sunday, June 9th, 2019
Centennial Gala/annual fundraiser & Spring Performance at Broad Stage.
All full-time Level 3 and up eligible.
June 8th: Centennial Gala celebrating founder Yvonne Mounsey.
June 9th: Spring Performances 1pm & 5pm
Saturday, June 15th, 2019
Last Day of Spring Semester
Sunday, June 16th, 2019
On-Stage Recital. 4:30pm @ Barnum Hall at Santa Monica High School. Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet A/B, Level 1, Level 2, Boys, Teen Ballet, Tap, and All Jazz Levels.
Monday, June 17 through Saturday, June 22, 2019
Break: No Children’s classes. Adult classes only.
Monday, June 24 through July 26, 2019
Summer Intensive (5 weeks)
Friday, July 26, 2019
Last Day of Summer Intensive; In-Studio Workshop Performance
Saturday, July 27 through Sunday, August 18, 2019
Summer Break: No Children’s Classes. Adult classes only.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Fall Family Welcome
Monday, August 19, 2019
Fall Semester begins; Children’s classes resume.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Nutcracker Audition: 2:30 – 5:30pm. All Full-Time (10 month contract) Levels 3 through 7 are eligible.
Monday, September 2, 2019 – Labor Day Holiday
No Children’s Classes. Adult Morning Classes only. Studio closes at 1pm.
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Nutcracker Rehearsals begin.