Hello Team 2018 Families!
First we would like to express our excitement for the upcoming season. Auditions were so amazing and all coaches agreed that the future of Barefoot Dance Team is strong!! We will not be moving any of our Pre-Team dancers to team this year but will be creating a dance for both teams to do together.
Pre-Team 2018-19: Lucia, Mae, Lucy, Tae, Elsie, Maddie, Shayna, Lilly, Hannah, Arayla, Poppy
Team 2018-19: Addison, Aurora, Emma, Ella, Rian, Kiley, Zoe, Grace, Hollee, Eva, Benae, Abby, Morgan, Mary, Jack, Elora, Madison, Moira
Sarah's Group Piece for Team and Pre-Team dancers (light rehearsals) for Showcase only: All Dancers both teams
Lacee's Jazz Small Group for Pre-Team: Mae, Tae, Lucia, Shayna, Hannah, Arayla, Lilly
Andrea's Small Group Jazz for Pre-Team: Elsie, Lucy, Poppy, Maddie
Eva (Musical Theater/Shapeera)
Jack/Aurora/Eva (Hip Hop/Shapeera)
Rian/Kiley/Ella/Abby (Hip Hop/Shapeera)
Grace/Emma/Ella/Addison (Hip Hop/Shapeera)
Hollee/Grace/Morgan/Madison/Abby/Mary/Zoe (Jazz/Sophia) *most rehearsals in class Jazz 4
Rian/Kiley/Emma/Zoe/Grace/Mary/Addison/Eva/Aurora/Benae/Abby/Ella/Morgan (Hip Hop/Shapeera)
* Parent Meeting September 8th at 9:30 am (right before their first training class)
* Please remember that Team dancers are required to take 2 classes at Barefoot. Some exceptions may apply.
* Team will be competing at the following competitions:
-Rapid City- Celebration Dance Competition- March 2-3
-Sioux Falls- Starz Dance Competition- March 30
-Gillette- Spotlight Dance Competition- April 12
-*possible National Spotlight competition-Wisconsin Dells- June 27th-July 3rd pending performance and scoring
*We strongly recommend Team dancers attend the Dance Network of South Dakota convention in Rapid City the weekend of October 19th. This is a very affordable way to get a ton of great master classes in one weekend...super fun and happens to be in Rapid City this Year!! More Details at parent meeting
*Our annual Moch Competition for Team is on February 2nd. Pre-Team dancers will be required to attend/support/learn.
*Team/Pre-Team Showcase February 24th. Both teams will be performing. This is a huge night and the chance to show off for friends and family. Also a great fundraiser!
*Team/Pre-Team Sleepover- November 17th! Fun Fun Fun!
*We will use a google calendar to schedule all rehearsals for the dances listed above! You should be getting invitations to this calendar in the next week with the September rehearsal schedule ready to go!! There is also a link to this calendar on the website. www.barefootdancestudio.com/team
*Access to some info will be on the password protected page on the same web page: password: goteam
*Some of you did not hand in your $15 audition fee. We will post that to your account and charge you when you confirm.
*A few fundraisers to consider: Please bring ideas to parent meeting and stay tuned for more fundraising events TBA
Little Caesars Pizza Kits: October
Butter Braids Sale: November
Bake Sales throughout the year
Pumpkin Festival: September 29th
*Please let us know if you want a Jacket and/or Pants for the season. They are required for competition season. We will measure them at their first training class and order soon after. Jacket $60 Pants $40 Due by September 15th.
*Training class will be charged to your Barefoot Dance Studio account. However, all other team payments should be payed to Lacee in cash or check payable to "Barefoot Dance Team".
*$250 Pre-Team fee must be paid by November 30th.
Thank you all for your dedication to your kiddos in dance and to Barefoot! This is a team you can be proud of. That's our commitment to you!
See you September 8th!