Studio Calendar
2022 - 2023 season

JULY/AUGUST 2022

July 4 -5 STUDIO HOLIDAY. Studio closed, no classes.

July 11 - 15 The Dream Dance Intensive. Hosted at the studio. Ages 9 and up. 

July 25-30 STUDIO HOLIDAY. Studio closed, no classes.

July 16 Dance Company auditions. Age 8 and under: 9:00am-10:00am. Ages 9-11: 10:30-12:45pm. Age 12 and up: 10:30-12:45pm. IHSA compliant team: 1:00-2:00pm (arrive between 12:30-12:45pm to warm up on own)

July 29 Fall 2022 registration opens for current students

August 5 Fall 2022 registration opens for new students

August 5 Performance Troupe auditions. Ages 8 and under 10:00-11:00am. Ages 9-11 11:00am-12:00pm.

Ages 12 and up 12:15-1:15p

August 9 Last day of summer session

August 26 Performance Troupe Team kickoff

SEPTEMBER 2022

September 6  First day of Fall session (15 class session)

September 18 Dance Company photo shoot. 5:30pm. Location TBD

Pop up Camp Girls Night In. Coming soon!

September 23 Thriller rehearsal. 5:00-8:00pm (times for each age given later). Open to all hip hop classes (age 6 and up)

September Technique Tune Up Fridays (once a month workshops) Coming soon!

OCTOBER 2022

Give Back: Lazarus House

Theme Week: Halloween costumes

Pre-School program theme: Boo Bash

Pop up Camp Boo Bash. Coming soon!

Fall Fest - TBA

October 9 10:00-10:30am Scarecrow Fest performance. Dance Company routines from last season, and "Thriller." Thriller is open to all Hip Hop class dancers age 6 and up and will be taught on September 23. Second rehearsal date added soon. Dancers will also perform this 2 more times throughout October; one in the studio parking lot and one at another location TBA.

October Technique Tune Up Fridays (once a month workshops) Coming soon!

October 24-29 Theme week and give back week. Wear your Halloween costumes or Halloween flair! Bring a donation for Lazarus House from their Urgent Needs list. We also plan to donate lunches and dinners a few times this week, so if you'd like to be part of that and donate that way - we will reach out in early October with a sign up.

October 26 "Thriller" performance. Hip hop class participants. 

October 31. STUDIO CLOSED. Halloween holiday.

NOVEMBER 2022

Give Back: Honor Flight Chicago https://www.honorflightchicago.org/

Theme Week: Red, White, Blue

Pre-School program theme: Turkey Trot

November 4 or 11 6:00pm My hero 'n Me Dinner Fundraiser. Dancers are invited to bring their favorite Veteran (whether it's Dad, Grandpa, whoever!) to the studio for a dinner and presentation from Honor Flight Chicago. 

November 7-11 Theme week and give back week. Wear red, white, and blue and bring a monetary donation for Honor Flight Chicago. 

November Technique Tune Up Fridays (once a month workshops) Coming soon!

Pop up Camp Castles and Crowns. Coming soon!

November 22 - November 26. STUDIO CLOSED. Thanksgiving break.

DECEMBER 2022

Give Back: Becca's Legacy http://www.beccaslegacy.org/

Theme Week: Christmas Cheer

Pre-School program theme: Nutcracker Suite

December 2 Winter/Spring 2023 Session registration opens for current* students 

December 5 Winter/Spring 2022 Session registration opens for NEW students

December 3 DDA presents "The Strolling Nutcracker." 6-8pm in downtown St. Charles. Click here to learn more. Open to Ballet level 1 and up dancers. Rehearsal info released soon.

December 4. Pop Up Camp. Nutcracker Tea. Coming soon!

December 12-17 Theme week and give back week. Wear your favorite Christmas flair and colors, and bring a donation for the annual Becca's Legacy Toy Drive.

Monday December 19 Last day of the Fall 2022 class session. Have a great holiday! Don't forget to register for your Winter/Spring 2023 classes.

 

JANUARY 2023 (not all holidays from Jan-May have been added)

Theme Week: Crazy Socks Week

Pre-School program theme: Winter Wonderland

January 9 First day of Winter/Spring 2023 Class Session

January Technique Tune Up Fridays (once a month workshops) Coming soon!

January 23-28 Theme Week. Crazy Socks Week! Wear your favorite crazy socks to class this week.

Pop up Camp Coming soon!

FEBRUARY 2023

Theme Week: Spread the love Week

Pre-School program theme: Love is in the Air

Pop up Camp Coming soon!

February Technique Tune Up Fridays (once a month workshops) Coming soon!

February 13-18 Theme week and give back week. Wear Valentine's Day themed attire or flair!

MARCH 2023

Give Back: Coming soon

Theme Week: Luck of the Irish Week

Pre-School program theme: Lucky Leprechauns

Pop up Camp Coming soon!

March Monthly theme week  Luck of the Irish. Wear your favorite St. Patrick's day colors and flair to class! 

March 25-April 1 STUDIO CLOSED. Spring Break.

 

APRIL 2023

Theme Week: Coming soon

Pre-School program theme: The Bunny Hop

Pop up Camp Coming soon!

April Technique Tune Up Fridays (once a month workshops) Coming soon!

 

MAY/JUNE 2023

Give Back: Recital give back announced in early 2023

Theme Week: Recital Spirit Week

Pre-School program theme this month: Recital Ready

 

Pop up Camp "DDA Sock Hop" 

May 15-20 Theme week and give back week. Recital Spirit Week. Wear an old dance costume to class!

May 27-29 STUDIO CLOSED. Memorial Day holiday.

May TBA Dance Company Auditions for the 2023-2024 season

May 30 Last day of the Winter/Spring class session! 

June 1-2 Recital Dress Rehearsal

June 3-4 11th Annual Recital "Rockin' in the 50's with DDA."

June 19 First day of summer session 

JULY 2023

July The Dream Dance Intensive Coming soon!