Wednesday, January 30, 2008


Please remember to check the schedule below for practice times. Please be prompt to practices. See you there!

Monday, January 28, 2008

Count for Cast Party

If you are attending the cast party, please email Maureen { topyorkies at yahoo dot com} with the # of adults and children attending so we can be sure to have enough food and beverages. Thanks!

Friday, January 25, 2008

Recital News

This is going to be a very busy week. Please make sure the children get their rest.

Rehearsal Schedule

At the ICS building. 6pm. ALL DANCERS. Practice should be over at 7:15.

At Scranton High. ALL DANCERS please report at 5:30. The 9 and 9:30 classes will be dismissed at approx. 6:45. All other dancers at approx. 8pm. This is NOT a dress rehersal.

At Scranton High. DRESS REHEARSAL. All dancers come in costume at 5:30. We will follow Thursday's schedule, but may be delayed a bit. Please be patient. The dancers need to be confident and relaxed. No make-up, please. Portraits will be taken tonight. Click here for online ordering of portrait collections.

  • 1:00 class: Please arrive no later than 11:00

  • 10:30 class: Please arrive no later than 12:00

  • 9 and 9:30 classes: Please arrive no later than 12:30
All dancers please come in costume and make-up.

All dancers are asked to wear a dark eyeliner, blush, a light colored eye shadow, mascara and lipstick. We will add the stage make-up. Please be subtle when choosing lipstick and eye shadow colors.

All dancers should arrive with clean and dry hair with nothing in it. {bring a comb or brush} Hair will be fixed for you.

Seating Doors open at 1:30, but do not rush to get a 'good seat'. All the seats are very good. If you sit too close to the stage, you will not see the dancers' feet!

~A special thanks Gretchen Welby and MaryPat Burke for cutting and sewing the sashes, and also to Dr and Mrs Welby for donating the rental fee for the cast party.~

Friday, January 18, 2008

Costume Update

Just FYI from Deb... I ordered skirts and leotards from the two sources listed below on Tuesday afternoon with regular shipping. They arrived today. I ordered a size I leotard for Miss L since she was right on the edge between the S and the I. It fits well.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Extra Practice Cancelled Thursday, Jan 17

The extra practice scheduled for Thursday, Jan 17, for the 9 and 9:30 classes has been canceled due to snow. Let's stay safe and healthy for the show!! See you all on Saturday.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Recital Costumes and Extra Practices

All the dancers need to have a black skirt and long sleeve, turtleneck leotard for the recital. A sample has been ordered. A child's medium fits Maeve K. The items may be ordered at Dancewear Solutions by clicking the links or calling 1-866-542-6500. (NOTE: the words black skirt and long sleeve...leotard and size chart are live links! Click to view the web pages.)

EDIT: Dancewear solutions is currently out of stock for Child's Large Leotards. The others all appear to be in stock. If you need a Child's Large Leotard, go HERE to Discount Dance Supply 1-800-328-7107. As of 2:30pm on Tuesday, they have them (just ordered one). Sadly, they do not carry the skirt.

The Skirt is #SS329 (specify black) Sizes Child: med and lg ($16.95) Adult: s, m, l, and xl ($18.95).

The leotard is #TB41C Children's sizes sm, intermediate or med ($16.50) or TB41 for adult sizes sm, med, lg or xl ($18.95).

Please use the size chart when ordering.

All dancers must have bubble socks and ghillies for the recital.

Extra rehearsals

Monday, Jan 14
10:30 class: 6-7
1:00 class: 6:45 - 8p
Thursday, Jan 17
9:00 class: 5:30 - 6:15
9:30 class: 6 - 7p
Sunday, Jan 20
1:30 class: 1 - 2:30
10:30 class: 2:30 - 3:30
9/9:30 class: 3:30 - 4:30
Wednesday, Jan 23
9/9:30 class: 5:30 - 6:15
10:30 class: 6:15 - 7:15
1:30 class: 6:45 to 8
Sunday, Jan 27
9/9:30 class 12 - 1
10:30 class: 1-2
1:00 class: 2-3:30

Practices at Scranton High will be announced. If additional practices are necessary, as much notice as possible will be given. Check back often for updates.

Friday, January 4, 2008

January News

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday.

Recital News

The recital is fast approaching. We will be starting extra practices next week. Please see the schedule at the bottom of the page. It is important that all dancers attend all practices. If a dancer misses two or more practices he/she will be removed from that dance.

Payments are now due for the recital. All payments are due by February 1st. Payments are as follows:

1 dancer: $100

2 dancers: $125

3 or more dancers: $10 each

Please make all checks payable to ICS Stepdancers and give them to MaryPat Burke, Deb Moran or Jeanne Murphy

All Dance tuition must be up to date for a dancer to participate in the recital. Late fees will be applied to payments that are made after the 1 of the month.

Recital Schedule

Sunday, January 13th……1:30 class…..1:00-2:30 and 10:30 class 2:30-3:30

Sunday, January 20th……1:30 class…..1:00-2:30 and 10:30 class 2:30-3:30

The rest of the schedules will be printed for next weeks class and on the Blog.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Recital is in 4 weeks!

Only 4 weeks until the recital!

All practices are crucial...please be sure to have your children at all classes....we will be starting extra practices very soon be sure to keep checking the blog and the newsletters!!!