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February newsletter

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January- 6 2020 Welcome to a new Semester with A.P.arts! in this issue: Welcome Back Senior Level Meeting Full Spring Semester Calendar Database Reminder Outstanding Payments Reminder Whats Going on? Recital Participation information: Recital fees Costume Fees Tickets Rehearsal week Dress rehearsal week Refund policy Class Attendance Volunteers Pictures Recognition Awards Recital Program Ads Accelerated Ballet Workshop Ballet Note

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In this issue: Software update Calender Winter Break Spring Semester Re-enrollment procedures End of year recital New class for Spring 1 week of classes left Information Reminder

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A Charlie Brown Christmas An American classic, full of tradition and nostalgia. For most of the folks surrounding Charlie, the holiday season is a time of joy, anticipation, and excitement, but not for Charlie. This year Charlie Brown feels melancholy as he wrestles internally to understand the true meaning of Christmas. Is this special time all about shopping and presents or is there more to the reason for the season? Join us in a festive dance celebration, inspired by the music of the iconic Vince Guaraldi Trio, as we follow...

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Happy November! In this issue: Database update Dnowday policies Master Class this weekend! Memories of Seven Performance Call for donations The Annual Nutcracker trip Fall Break Updated Company Rehearsl Schedule

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October newsletter Account software update Hello parents, just want to give you an update on where we stand with our studio software. As you know we have had many challenges and have been working tirelessly to rectify the recent changes we made in our software. I have created a new database that helps tracking payments and we are working on transferring all data back into a different software program. If you have any inconsistencies In your billing please let us know and we will work to rectify it. Thank you...

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Teachers should never stop learning. Never stop seeking the truth and refining their understanding. This weekend the instructors at Academy of Performing Arts took a 12 hour professional development course with Prisca Winslow, a nationally renowned Feldenkrais Practitioner who is known for her work with dancers and dance teachers. Through this workshop amazing new insights were opened up to us on how to approach movements and how to understand the connection between the physical and emotional. Prisca encouraged to really identify and understand how the body moves properly. We were...

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We will be having our annual bake sale to raise money for our scholorship fund. you can participate in many ways! volunteer, bake or buy! Saturday, September 28th at the taos Plaza (9:00-12:30) during the farmers market. Contact Amber phone or text (575) 770-0189

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We are so excited to have Jefferson William Baum with us at Academy of Performing Arts. This is the first of three class/workshops! Mr. Baum was awarded a full scholarship to the School of American Ballet in New York City. Mr. Baum started his career with the Pennsylvania Ballet Company and subsequently was a soloist with the Ballet de Monte Carlo touring Europe for two years. Upon his return to the United States, and for the next 12 years, Mr. Baum performed as a principal with the New Jersey Ballet,...

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Welcome to the Academy of Performing Arts This packet will be your reference for the year, containing important information, so please keep it handy and refer to it throughout the year! CLASSES WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY, AUGUST 19TH. STAY INFORMED WEB: www.taosdance.com EMAIL: taosdance.com STUDIO LINE: (575) 770-0189 INSTAGRAM: @taosdance FACEBOOK:@taosdance Everyone has a better experience when we keep the lines of communication open, A Letter from Amber Vasquez, After a full and exciting summer, we would like to welcome back our returning students and welcome our new students. We...