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Welcome! Please see below for information regarding up and coming events.

 

Walsall Academy of Dance 50th Anniversary Showcase and Reunion.

We will be holding both a showcase of our students work and a reunion party to celebrate this amazing achievement! All held on 19th July 2014 @ Sutton Coldfield Town Hall. Tickets for both events can be purchased from Walsall Dance Shop on 01922 613281.
If you are a former student and want to share what you have been up to in the dance and performance world since you left please email us with info and pictures as we will be putting on an exhibition of all the information we can gather together.
We hope to see you there!!!

 

Tricks and Flicks – Saturday’s 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm.

Designed to be a fun and challenging class that can be suited to all ages and abilities, this new opportunity will provide all those who take part the option to take graded examinations in Gymnastic Dance and Freestyle Dance. Minimum age is 4 years. Each class will include strength building and flexibility training to aid the technique required for both genres being taught.

 

Aim Higher 2013

Monday the 29th July sees the start of our new class ‘Aim Higher’. This class is designed to help raise confidence, performance and ability of those who join. It aims to increase musicality, technique, strength, stamina, flexibility and most importantly the performance level in a variety of dance styles.
It is an exciting opportunity for all and will continue into the new term.
Classes will take place every Monday from 5.30 pm to 7 pm.

 

Summer Term 2013

Please note that this will be a 14 week term with no break for half term. Including the midweek classes.

 

Show costume info

Gruffalo

Dandelions
Please go into shop to be measured
An example of dresses for girls will be in shop in the next two weeks.
Please pay deposit by 11th May to ensure costume is ordered.
Boys – white shorts and top (please ask in shop for style).
All will need white Ballet socks and white Leather Ballet shoes.

River and Swamp Dancers
Please go into shop to be measured.
An example of the dresses to be purchased will be in the shop in the next two weeks.
Please leave a deposit by 11th May to ensure your costume is ordered.
No shoes and tights are needed for this dance.

A Midsummer Nights Dream

Town folk including Bottom
Measurements have been taken for costumes to be made.
Please leave a deposit by 11th May to ensure your costume is ordered.
Shoes and tights will be decided when costumes arrive.

Fairies and Queen
Costumes are being ordered from the Internet.
Please make sure you have been measured in the shop so I know what size to order.
These costumes will need to be paid for in full by 11th May.
Satin shoes with ribbons and tights to be purchased when dresses arrive. (colour to be decided once costumes arrive).
Queen needs a tiara.

Wood Nymphs
Measurements have been taken for costumes to be made.
Please leave a deposit by 11th May in the shop to ensure your costume is ordered.
All students will need to purchase one pair of white satin ballet shoes, one pair of white ballet tights and one green leotard (please purchase from shop to ensure the are all the same).
Please clearly label shoes and tights and hand in to be dyed by end of May.

Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius and Helena
Measurements have been taken for costumes to be made
Please leave a deposit by 11th May to ensure your costume is ordered.

War

I Will Wait/Abide With Wait/ We’ll Meet Again
Measurements have been taken
Please pay deposit in shop by 18th May.
Leotards will be needed under dresses etc.
Shoes and tights to be decided when costumes arrive.

GI Jive/Everything Stops For Tea
Please ensure you have been measured in shop.
Examples of costumes will be in shop in the next 2 weeks.
Please pay deposit in shop by 18th May.
Tan split sole Jazz shoes no laces
Tights (please buy from shop to ensure all the same colour).
Everything Stops for Tea only – white tap shoes to be sprayed. With elastics no laces.

West End to Broadway

Little Girls
Measurements have been taken
Please pay deposit in shop by 11th May.
Tights and shoes to be decided when costumes have arrived.
All will need a leotard to wear under dress (please ask in shop for suitable leotard).

Naughty
Measurements have been taken
Please pay deposit in shop by 11th May.
Purple uniform leotard to be worn under dresses.
Black dance tights (from shop to ensure they match)
Black Split Sole Jazz Shoes no laces.

Broadway Ballet/ I Wanna Be A Producer
Please ensure you have been measured in shop
Please pay deposits by 18th May
All girls will need one pair of matt tan tights (from shop to ensure same colour) and one pair of tan fish nets.
Tan split sole Jazz Shoes
I Wanna Be A Producer – Tan High Heel Tap Shoes.

Boys – need a tuxedo and top hat (please ensure you buy matching). Black Jazz Shoes, and socks.

 

Sleeping Beauty Trip – Friday 8th

Please note there are no classes on Friday with Miss Christa due to this trip. They are rearranged to half term Friday 5.30 – 7.30pm.

 

Wrekin Dance Festival – Now taking place

Championship results will be announced on Sunday at Presentation.

 

Showtime 2013!!

Cast lists and rehearsal timetables will be displayed in reception from Monday next week!

 

Rehearsal Updates

Please keep checking the notice board in reception for updates to the rehearsal timetable. Costume information will be released next week.