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EXAMS – Jun & Nov 2014
SHOW – 31 Jul-2 Aug 2014

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We are fast approaching week 8 of term 1 so, a belated ‘Welcome back to all students”.  We have had a good start to the year with all classes working well.  Welcome back to all teachers – Valerie, Jane, Ellie and teacher trainee – Lily Warner!

**Ex-students**
Hamish McIntosh is enjoying his first term at NZ School of Dance.
Lauren Hammond and John Manville are settling in well at Unitec.
We welcome Lily Warner home.  Lily is working hard at preparing for her Pre Associate 1 and 2 Ballet and Associate Degree in November 2014.

**Exams**
June session.  The examiner is Mrs Wendy Cowan from the UK.  Our results from December last year were excellent so congratulations to all who sat.  Costs for June are:
Intermediate Ballet – $248
Intermediate Jazz – $248
Pre Associate 1 & 2 – $252 each separately or $240 if doing together.
These fees include music fee, exam day fee and entry fee.  NB:  all extra lessons will be invoiced separately and payable with 7 days of invoice.  If you are sitting an exam the extra lessons are compulsory and you are expected to attend them all.  Please see your teacher if you are unable to attend prior to the class (approximately 10 classes at $11 per class).

*Students sitting Intermediate Ballet June exam.  There is a Sunday 1pm class at no cost to prepare for this.  Intermediate Jazz June exam students will have additional classes 2nd week of school holidays – Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, 11am – 12.15pm.

**Workshops**
NZ Dance Company Workshop – Tuesday 6th May, 6.30 – 8pm.  $20 per student.  Performance at Theatre Royal on Thursday 8th May at 1.15pm matinee and 7.30pm evening.  You must register and pay before last dancing day of term!  Cash or cash cheques only!

Java Dance Company Workshop at out studio on Wednesday, 28th & 29th May, 6 – 8pm.  Open to all seniors, it is a 2 day a contemporary workshop partnering repertoire and choreography.  Max. of 20 students.  $40 for the 2 days (must do both days).  You must register and pay your money before last dancing day of term!  Cash or cash cheques only!

**Winter School**
NZ School of Dance – 1st week of July school holidays.  Check information online at NZ School Dance.

**Footnote Performance & Workshop**
Footnote are coming to perform at The Suter during Nelson Heritage week.  April 14 & 15.  Please support these performances or they will stop coming to Nelson!  Please see your teacher if you are interested in attending a workshop.

**STUDIO TERMS AND PAYMENTS**
This is an ongoing battle so the Studio has decided to go back to ‘paper’.
Term Fees – You will receive your enrolment form at the beginning of each term.  Please complete this in full (it is very difficult when over 50% come back half completed) together with payment (cash/cash cheque or direct debit information. Due the end of the first week of term at the latest.  The bottom of the form can be used as you receipt of payment.
Exam and Show Fees – A form will be issue as per term fees and payment is required with 7 days.

** please read instructions and payment details carefully **

Yours in dance, Peta x

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