KEY DATES 2019
SUMMER SCHOOL SATURDAY JANUARY 12 AND SUNDAY JANUARY 13
TERM 1 - MONDAY FEBRUARY 4 TO SATURDAY APRIL 6
Sunday, February 10 – Troupe Learning day. Compulsory
Saturday February 17 & Sunday February 18 – Vic Dance Festival (Possible U16 troupe performance)
Sunday, March 3 – Troupe Learning day. Compulsory
Saturday March 9 – Labour Day Weekend (All classes will run. Attendance required.)
Monday March 11 - Labour Day Holiday - NO CLASSES but we will be participating in Somerville Family Day (U8,
U10 & U12 Troupes plus Solos – not compulsory)
Sunday March 30 – Together We Dance (Good Friday Appeal) not compulsory
PLEASE NOTE – WITH LISTED NON-COMPULSORY TROUPE PERFORMANCES, NOTIFICATION MUST BE GIVEN BY 4TH FEBRUARY 2019, IF NOT
ATTENDING. THIS WILL ALLOW US TO FIND COVERS IF NEEDED OR GIVE THE EXPERIENCE TO ANOTHER TEAM OR SOLOIST.
APRIL School Holidays
Moe Dance Eisteddfod, JUMP Challenge, In Motion and Stage Attack competitions (Individual routines only. No
TERM 2 – TUESDAY APRIL 23 – FRIDAY JUNE 28
22nd April - Easter Monday. NO Classes.
25 April - Anzac Day Holiday. NO CLASSES
28 April - Southern Federation of Dance Combined Schools Concert.
U14 Lyrical & U16 Tap Troupe Teams invited to perform.
29th April - Disney Deposits Due to Dance Around the World Tour Company.
18 May - SFD & Cecchetti Exam entries due.
26 May - Mid-Year Showcase. EMC Theatre. Compulsory.
All student's involved. 1.00pm & 2.30pm Troupe, Tiny & Mini?l1 Jazz Students. 3.30pm-6pm All other classes. (end times are approx.)
9 June - Queen's Birthday Holiday weekend - Normal classes WILL RUN.
10 June - Queen's Birthday Holiday. Normal classes WILL RUN.
26 - 28 June - Southern Federation of Dance Jazz & Tap Studio Exams. During School Hours.
TERM 3 – SATURDAY JULY 13 – FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20
29 June - 5 July - Southern Federation of Dance Competition. 8U/10U/12U/14U/16U Troupes and all age groups solos competing.
July - Oct Cecchetti Ballet Exam Dates TBC
August 16-18 Troupes Jump Dance Challenge
TERM 4 – MONDAY OCTOBER 7 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 7
Oct 27 FULL ballet Rehearsal, All ballet levels Pre primary - Adv 2.
Weekends: October and November - Casey Comps. Individual routines may be performed during the competition
but only if there is no clash with scheduled troupe classes.
October (TBA) - SFD Choreographic Competition (If no clash with troupe classes)
October (TBA) - Cecchetti Choreographic Competition (If no clash with troupe classes)
Saturday November 2 & Monday, November 4 - Melbourne Cup Weekend. (All classes will run.)
Tuesday November 5 - Melbourne Cup Day Public Holiday. No classes
End of Year Showcase, Frankston Arts Centre.
Monday, November 18 - Concert Dress Rehearsal COMPULSORY - Frankston Arts Centre. ALL students including
Mini and Tiny Preschool/Kinder classes. (This is a school day.). 8:30am – 1:00pm
Sunday, November 24 - Concert Date 10:00am and 6:00pm performances (TBC)