Author: gmarsh

 

Annual Summer Outdoor Dance Concert Order of the Show & Costuming

THE SUMMER OUTDOOR DANCE CONCERT IS CASUAL, INFORMAL & FUN, FUN, FUN!  DANCERS MEET AT THE AMPHITHEATER AT ROTARY (SWIMMING POOL) PARK AT 5:15 P.M. THIS SUNDAY (SHOW BEGINS AT 5:30 P.M.).  THIS IS A TOTALLY LAIDBACK EVENT WITH NO REHEARSAL.  DANCERS SHOULD LAYER COSTUMING AND BE CREATIVE CHANGING BECAUSE THERE REALLY IS NO PLACE TO CHANGE (OH, WELL).  LITTLE “PINKS” and “WHITES” WILL SIT WITH THEIR PARENTS UNTIL WE CALL THEM UP A FEW DANCES BEFORE THEY PERFORM (WE WILL HAVE LITTLE SKIRTS WE WILL PUT ON THEM WHEN WE CALL THEM UP IF THEY HAVEN’T ALREADY GOTTEN THEIRS AT DANCE CAMP – BE SURE TO RETURN IT BEFORE YOU DEPART).  BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIR AND/OR BLANKET TO SIT ON.  IF YOUR DANCER IS NOT ATTENDING, PLEASE E-MAIL US TO LET US KNOW, THANK YOU.

  1. “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS” – Summer Intermediate Ballet Class
    Wear any black leotard; tutu borrowed from Studio; pink tights; pink ballet shoes
  1. “SHAKE MY HIPS” – Dena Mullock Solo
  2. “BOSSY FROG” –Summer Tues. 5:10 Pink Class & 9:00am Summer Dance Camp
    Wear pink or other leotard; skirt borrowed from studio; pink ballet shoes
  1. “I HOPE I GET IT” – Competition Group
  2. “COLOR BLIND” – Lilyan March solo
  3. “TOGETHER” – Megan Kinney-Lily Partin Duet
  4. “MAKE IT SHINE” – Summer TAP CATS 1/Hippity Hop Class
    Any dance leotard; skirt borrowed from Studio; black tap shoes
  1. “EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD” – Jacob Carriker Solo
  2. “MY WISH” – Summer PIM 4 Class
    Wear “MY WISH” spring costume
  1. “ZERO TO HERO” – Lexey Miller-Quencie Nichols Duet
  2. “DEFYING GRAVITY” – Ally Woodward solo
  3. “MAMBO NUMBER 5” – Competition Group
  4. “BOOGIE SHOES” – Delaney Banner solo
  5. “I PUT A SPELL ON YOU” – Peyton Cordray solo
  6. “MICKEY MOUSE MARCH” – Summer “White” Class
    Wear any dance leotard; skirt borrowed from Studio 
  1. “I KNOW WHO YOU ARE/I AM MOANA” – Ivy Leckbee Solo
  2. “ME AND MY GIRLS” – Summer PIM 1-2 Class
  3. “GREATEST SHOWMAN” – Jane Ann Moots Solo
  4. “MAGIC CARPET RIDE” – Summer PIM 5 Class
    Wear “MAGIC CARPET RIDE” spring costume
  1. “TRUE COLORS” – Kate Marshall Solo
  2. “IF YOU’RE HAPPY” -Summer Tues. 5:10 “Pinks” & 9:00 am Dance Camp
    Wear same costuming as “BOSSY FROG” above
  1. “I HAVE A DREAM” – Makenna Carnes Solo
  2. “ELECTRICITY” – Competition Group
  3. “SING” – Allison Carriker Solo
  4. “LIGHT” – Morgan Mullock Solo
  5. “MOUNTAIN AND THE SEA” – Summer PIM 3 Class
  6. “YOU’LL BE BACK – Caroline Moots Solo
  7. “THAT MAN” – Summer PIM 7 Class
    Wear “THAT MAN” spring costume
  1. “CRY” – Allie Yoder Solo
  2. “MOZART” – Summer Tues. 5:40 “White” Class & Summer Youth Ballet Class
  3. “PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ” – Daniel Marshall Solo
  4. “WORD UP” – Competition Group
  5. “WHERE THEY FROM?” – Cambria Hart Solo
  6. “HARD KNOCK LIFE” – Competition Group
  7. “NEW YORK, NEW YORK” – Whitney Floyd Solo
  8. “THE SHOWMAN MASH-UP” –Summer Youth Music Theater/Contemp. Class
    Wear “The Showman Mash-Up” spring costume
  1. “I’M A BIG GIRL NOW” – Summer Senior Music Theater/Contemporary Class
    Wear “I’M A BIG GIRL NOW” spring costume
  1. “BEAT IT” – Competition Group
  2. “L.O.V.E.” – Tap Trio Competition Group
  3. “HALFTIME ROUTINE” – 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Summer Dance Intensives

 

 

 

 

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David E. FosterDavid Foster, who has danced at Alvin Ailey and the Nashville Ballet, and has appeared in productions of
“Mama Mia” and “The Wiz” and was a dancer in the classic movie remake of “Dirty Dancing” will be our guest instructor for our older Dance Intensive this Friday.  He is also inviting dancers for a special one hour session that day in which he will be choreographing a jazz/hip hop dance (4:30-5:30 p.m.).  We are very fortunate to have David instruct at our studio!

Miss Marcia

Policy Regarding Number of Class Meetings for 2017-18 Fall/Spring Semesters

This is a reminder that our dance classes resume at the Kirksville studio the week of January 8 and 9. This means that a total of 34 class offerings (note: our fall and spring major rehearsals are considered class offerings) are on the schedule for the 2017-18 Fall/Spring dance season. Since we guarantee 32 class offerings each year, this means if all of these classes take place without any weather cancellations, students will receive two bonus class meetings. The first two weather cancellation for any class, then, will not need to be made up; however, if there are more than 2 such weather cancellation, we will schedule makeup sessions for such classes. The full spring schedule is now posted on our www.dancestudioofkirksville.com web site and Dance Studio of Kirksville Facebook page.

Ridge McGinley Takes First in Bill Riley Talent Search

Director Marcia Taylor extended her over the top excitement and congratulations to Ridge McGinley, instructor at the The Dance Studio. Ridge is a mega talented dancer and instructor on his way to the top of the dance world.

 

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2017/08/20/pella-dancer-takes-first-2017-bill-riley-talent-search/584739001/

 

National Tap Champion, Makenna Carnes

Director Marcia Taylor is proud to announce the outstanding performances of our dancers at the EDGE National Talent Competition: 6 dancers were national champions; 2 were national runners-up; 9 other individual and group entries finished in the top 5 in their categories; 24 high point plaques were awarded to our dancers; 3 of our dancers were selected for the national EDGE dance team; and ALL of our entries were awarded platinum or high gold. Pictured here is national tap champion in her age division, Makenna Carnes (right), with her individual instructor and sister, Miss Morgan.

Fall Registration Day

Tell your friends to come and register for fall classes this Saturday 10 am – 2 pm at The Dance Studio. Registration fee will be waived and receive a 10 percent discount on fees paid.

2017 Summer Dance Camp

HI, DANCERS,  

It’s Miss Marcia here, and I hope you are dancing with us at our 25th annual summer dance camp Wednesday, July 26 – Friday, July 28! We are going to have a great time, and summer dance is relaxed, fun, and when students can make progress quickly.  

I hope you’ll get registered TODAY by enrolling online below, or by calling our registration hotline at 816-808-0839, or by e-mailing us at dancestudiopim@aol.com.

Summer Dance Campers will have the opportunity to dance at our Annual Summer Outdoor Dance Concert Sunday, July 30, and be eligible to dance at the RED BARN ARTS FESTIVAL in September. Bring a new dancer with you to Camp (she/he must register in advance, too) and you will both receive 25% off your fee (pay only $30, instead of $38).  

I hope to see you soon!!!! 

Marcia Taylor
Director of Dance 

P.S. Our Fall Schedule of Classes is already posted online, and you are able to enroll for Fall Classes and even make your first payment online now.

 

 

THE DANCE STUDIO OF KIRKSVILLE

2017 SUMMER DANCE CAMPS 

Our very popular, highly-regarded Summer Dance Camps are always fun, focused and fabulous dance experiences that emphasize improving dance technique and building a joy for dance. Participating students will also have the opportunity to perform at what has become one of our most popular performance venues – our Annual Summer Outdoor Dance Concert on Sunday, July 30 (no costume or ticket fees!), which concludes a phenomenal 2016-17 dance season.

 

MARCIA TAYLOR, director and principal instructor of THE DANCE STUDIO OF KIRKSVILLE and THE DANCE STUDIO OF IOWA, has directed award-winning Dance Camps and Intensives throughout the Midwest, including the nationally-recognized Young Audiences Program in Kansas City and the dance camp program at Truman State University. She earned her degree in dance from the Conservatory of   Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, as well as her degree in Early Childhood Education. Marcia is a former professional dancer who has been on the dance faculties of three universities. She is also a former Miss Missouri, where she was grand talent winner as a jazz dancer and represented Missouri in the Miss America Pageant. Marcia also danced as an NFL Kansas City Chiefette.

 

MARINA FANNING, instructor, is currently co-director of Kirksville High School’s award-winning Tiger Dance Team. She was Captain of the Kirksville High School Dance Team in high school before becoming a Truman State University Showgirl Dance Team member in college. Marina has won numerous awards at state, regional and national dance competitions. She is a very popular and highly skilled teacher at THE DANCE STUDIO OF KIRKSVILLE, who has great versatility as an instructor because of her dance training and performing in all popular genres – jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, contemporary, and dance team. She has a special love for young dancers, ages 3-7. Marina was also captain of the PEOPLE IN MOTION DANCERS and a lead dancer for TAP CATS PERFORMERS.

SPECIAL GUEST INSTRUCTORS will assist with our Camps and are sure to bring their great talent and added excitement to the week!    

Over 1,000 students have attended our dance camps/intensives!

>Photos of previous dance camps/intensives are on our website at dancestudioofkirksville.com<

The following student(s) want to register for the following summer dance camps
(your check must be received by 7-24, but can be post-dated to 7-31):

*The cost of all dance camps is only $38 for the entire session.

Student’s Name(s) and Grade(s) (required):

Student's Birth Date:

Parents’ Name(s) (required):

Mailing Address:

Email Address (required)

Home Telephone:

Cell Phone:

Emergency Phone/Contact:

*Please register by submitting this completed registration form and submitting your payment at your earliest convenience to THE DANCE STUDIO, 107 North Marion Street, Kirksville, MO 63501 by 7-24). Class positions are limited in numbers and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

SATURDAY, MAY 6 REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Our rehearsal schedule is NOT organized according to which performance a given class is in; it is organized more by age groupings from youngest to oldest classes, so look carefully to see when your class is rehearsing (some students will need to be at 2 of the 3 rehearsals).  Our goal is to begin all rehearsals on time, so if your dancer is late, she/he might miss the rehearsal of one or more of her/his dances.  For the first rehearsal specifically for the youngest classes, parents should remain on site because their dancer might be finished within 30 minutes or even less.  NO DANCER IN THE 2nd OR 3rd REHEARSALS IS TO GO IN THE DRESSING AREAS UNTIL THE PRECEDING REHEARSAL IS COMPLETED; INSTEAD, SIT IN THE AUDIENCE AND QUIETLY WATCH THE PRECEDING REHEARSAL UNTIL IT IS OVER.  ABSOLUTELY NO FOOD OR DRINKS IN THE AUDITORIUM OR DRESSING AREAS EXCEPT WATER (Kirksville Public Schools policy) – if we see food or drink in the auditorium, you will be asked to remove it, thank you.  Again, being in the first rehearsal does not necessarily mean you are in the 1st performance, or in the second rehearsal in the 2nd performance, and so forth.  This rehearsal schedule will also be prominently posted at the Studio and on our web site.   

 

8:45 -10:00 a.m. Rehearsal Classes

Tuesday 5:15 “Pink” Class

Wednesday 3:15 “Pink” Class

Wednesday 5:00 “Pink” Class

Wednesday 5:40 “White” Class

PIM 1 Class

TAP CATS 1 Class

Adult Class

 

9:45 -11:00 a.m. Rehearsal Classes

PIM 2 Class            TAP CATS 2 Class

PIM 3 Class            TAP CATS 3 Class

PIM 4 Class            Hippity Hop Class

PIM 5 Class            Youth Hip Hop Class

Jr. Lyrical Class      Junior Hip Hop Class

Youth Ballet Class

 

11:00 -11:20 a.m. Rehearsal Classes

All Dancers Performing the Halftime Routine at the EDGE Competition

 

11:20 a.m. –12:50 p.m. Rehearsal Classes

PIM 6 Class                 TAP CATS 4 Class

PIM 7 Class                 Senior Lyrical Class

Adv. Hip Hop Class    4 Senior Solos

Adv. Ballet Class         Intermediate Ballet Class

Boys Class

SUMMER SHOWCASE ORDER OF THE SHOW

  1. “What Do You Like To Do In Summer?” (ballet shoes)Tuesday 5:15 Crea. Move. Class; 9:00 Macon Campers
  2. “River Flows In You”- Thursday 6:30 Intermediate Ballet Class
  3. “Supercalifragilistic”- Peyton Cordray Solo
  4. “America”- Thursday 8:15 Senior Lyrical/Contemporary
  5. “Rockin’ Robin” (tap shoes)– Tuesday 4:30 Intro. To TAP CATS
  6. “For Good”- Mikaela Schlueter Solo
  7. “Footloose” (jazz shoes)Tuesday 6:50 PIM 4/5 Class
  8. “Twist Your Frown Upside Down”- Delaney Banner Solo
  9. “Sugar Plum Fairy”- Thursday 7:20 Advanced Ballet/Pointe Class
  10. “Let’s Get Loud”- Allie Yoder Solo
  11. “Walking On Sunshine”- Lily Partin Solo
  12. “If You’re Happy and You Know It” (ballet shoes)Monday 5:05, Tuesday 5:15 and Thursday 5:15 Creative Movement/Pre-Dance Classes
  13. “Vacation”- Tuesday 4:15 Youth Hip Hop Class
  14. “What a Feeling”- Tuesday 7:40 PIM 6/7 Class students who were PIM 6’s in the Spring
  15. “Don Quixote”- Kate Marshall Solo
  16. “Music, Music, Music” (tap shoes) Monday 5:45 Int.-Adv. Creative Movement/Pre-Dance Class
  17. “Hold My Hand”- Emma Stanley Solo
  18. “Knocking On Heaven’s Door” (jazz shoes)Kirksville 5:30 and Kirksville 7:30 Dance Intensive Students
  19. “Blessing” (ballet shoes)Monday 6:30 PIM 2/3 Class students who were PIM 2’s in the Spring Showcase; Eva Sterup & Kirksville 1:15 Dance Intensive Students who were PIM 2’s in the Spring
  20. “Surfin’ in the USA” (tap shoes)Thursday 4:35 TAP CATS ¾ Class
  21. “Home”- Millie Scruggs Solo
  22. “Pocket Full of Sunshine” (tap shoes)TAP CATS 1/2
  23. “Classic Ballet”- Monday 4:00 Youth Ballet Class
  24. “Take It to the Floor”- Tuesday 8:30 Senior Hip Hop Class
  25. “Mack the Knife”- Jacob Carriker Solo
  26. “Waltz of the Dolls”- Morgan Mullock Solo
  27. “Sunshine and Summer Time” (jazz or ballet shoes)Tuesday 5:55 PIM 1 Class; 1:00 Macon Dance Campers
  28. “Color Blind”- Taylor Henness
  29. “Summertime Jazz” (jazz shoes)Kirksville 3:30 Dance Intensive Students
  30. “Not About Angels”- Cynthia Willcox Solo
  31. “Listen . .. “ (ballet shoes) Monday 5:05 and Thursday 5:15 Creative Movement/Pre-Dance Classes; Macy Cleaver, Maggie Athon; 9:00 Macon Dance Campers
  32. “When I Met You In the Summer”- Tuesday 7:40 PIM 6/7 Class
  33. “Heal the World”- Tuesday 6:50 PIM 4/5 students who were in PIM 4 this spring; Kirksville 3:30 and 5:30 Dance Intensive Students who were PIM 4’s in the Spring Showcase
  34. “Singin’ In the Rain”- Daniel Marshall solo
  35. “Dance, Dance”-Monday 5:45 Int.-Adv. Creative Movement/Pre-Dance Class, Ansley Jackman, and Macon 1:00 Dance Camp
  36. “Go Light the World”- Rachel Case Solo
  37. “Four Swans”- Thursday 7:20 Advanced Ballet/Pointe Class
  38. “Guns and Ships”- Sydney Graves
  39. “Spice Up Your Life”- Monday 6:30 PIM 2/3 and Kirksville 1:15 Summer Dance Intensive students
  40. “Gravity”- Randall Chambers Solo
  41. “Surf’s Up” (jazz shoes)Thursday 5:45 Junior Lyrical/Contemporary Class
  42. “How Will I Know?”- Tuesday 7:40 PIM 6/7 Class students who were in PIM 7 in the Spring Showcase
  43. 2016 Halftime Routine- All Dance Campers

FINAL 5:30/7:30 PM MACON STUDIO ORDER OF SHOW/COSTUMING

Click here for the Macon 5:30 and 7:30 show order of show and costuming