1-Tuition is due by the 7th of the month or the $20 late fee will be applied.

2- For constant updates, please check our Facebook page, as well as, our website www.FredericksburgStudio.com, and continue to check your family folder. We have our All About Recital page added to our website. Just go to our site, click on “Get the Facts” and scroll down to the “All About Recital” page. This page will also have more specific information that I cannot fit on this newsletter.

3-Tickets for the recital on now on sale! They are $15. Children 3 & under are free. Ticket sales are non-refundable. We will sell them at the door too, but it is cash only.

4-We are having our In-Studio “Nutcracker” rehearsal on Saturday, December 3rd here! If your child is in “The Nutcracker” this rehearsal is MANDATORY and was listed on your calendar and has been mentioned under important dates in every newsletter. Wear what you would normally wear to class with appropriate shoes. Here is the order: 10:00-11:30 Ballet IV (Party Girls), Ballet V (Party Boys), Clara, Fritz, Boy’s Hip Hop (Soldiers), Soldier Doll, & Harlequin Dolls. 11:30-12:00 Ballet X (Snow & Snow Queen) & Creative Movement & Pre-Ballet (Snowflakes) 12:00-1:00 Ballet I, Ballet/Tap Combo, & Ballet III (Angels), Contemporary III (Dew Drops), Ballet VI (Spanish), Acro I & II (Chinese), Contemporary VI & VII (Arabian), Contemporary II (Mirlitons), Acro III & IV (Russian), Ballet II (Bon Bons), Ballet IX (Waltz of the Flowers & Waltz Queen), Cavalier, & Sugar Plum Fairy.

5-Mandatory Dress Rehearsal with all dance students: Saturday, December 17th at Riverbend High School. All Act I/Nutcracker Students arrive at 12:30. Everyone else arrive at 2:15. The Siecks will be taking pictures of students in “The Nutcracker” in their rented costumes. No parents are allowed in the auditorium & only our backstage volunteers will be allowed in the dressing rooms. When your child’s dance is done, they may leave. The order is on the bulletin board.

6-Christmas Dance recital! Sunday, December 18th at Riverbend High School. Show starts at 2pm. All “Nutcracker”/Act I students need to arrive at 12:30. All other students need to be checked in by 1:30. The recital starts at 2pm. If your child is only in 1 Act, they may watch the other act for free!

7-In two weeks I will have your costume fees for the June Dance Recital in your folder. These are due by January 15th. If this is not paid on time, your child will not have a costume & will not be allowed to participate in the recital. FSA is the only studio in the area that charges you what the costumes cost & doesn’t charge a flat rate to make a big profit.

Important Dates:

December 1-7: December Tuition is due

December 3: Mandatory In-Studio “Nutcracker” rehearsal.

December 10: Christmas Music Recital for all students in voice, piano, & guitar lessons. Times posted on the bulletin board, put in folders, & sent in an email.

December 17: Mandatory Christmas Recital Dress Rehearsal at Riverbend High School. Act I/Nutcracker Students arrive at 12:30. Act II Students arrive at 2:15.

December 18: Christmas Dance Recital at Riverbend High School. All “Nutcracker”/Act I students need to arrive at 12:30. All other students need to be checked in by 1:30. The recital starts at 2pm.

We will be closed for Christmas Break Monday, December 19th-Tuesday, January 3rd. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 4th. Remember, you are still signed up for your classes after the recital. Your contract states that you are registered through June 2017. If you do not show up in January, you will still be billed.