At Dance Alliance, we are committed to excellence in dance education. We feel that regardless of abilities and future intentions, each student should be given exceptional training in the most professional atmosphere possible. We believe that our students will find training with our dedicated, highly qualified staff to not only be challenging but supremely rewarding. At Dance Alliance, we strive to not only create great dancers but to help create exceptional individuals.

[NOVEMBER 15, 2019]

Dance Alliance, LLC

Dance Instruction, Dance Classes, Dance Company

Saline, Michigan

Washtenaw County

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DA is closed Tuesday, November 26th thru Sunday, December 1st. Classes will resume Monday, December 2nd. Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

NUTCRACKER.....

It's our 22nd Annual Nutcracker Season!!!

All of our celebrations and performances are happening in one weekend. So, don't miss this Dance Alliance and Saline Holiday Tradition with all of our beautiful dancers!

Performances at the Saline High School...

Saturday, December 14, 2019...7pm

Sunday, December 15, 2019...3pm

Tickets...$15.00 General Admission

Available at...Dance Alliance...734.429.9599

Dancer's Boutique...734.973.1178

Also available at the Box Office 1 hour prior to each performance.

TEA WITH THE NUTCRACKER CAST...

Sunday, December 15, 2019...1pm

Tickets...$20.00, Limited Seating and Limited Tickets. Get your tickets before December 7th! Tickets may be purchased in the office and from teaching staff at any time or may also be purchased on our “Special” Ticket Sale day for the Tea...

Saturday, November 16, 2019

9:30AM - 2:30PM

Join us for our "Tea with the Cast of Nutcracker" event. This unique holiday meet-n-greet offers a peek behind the curtain with an up close and personal interaction with the 22nd Annual Nutcracker cast. Included is a 22nd Annual Nutcracker keepsake and a 22nd Annual Nutcracker print for cast autographs.

Tea Tickets are $20.00 each and are available at Dance Alliance through Saturday, December 7th. Call 734.429.9599 for information.

Sample menu: Smoked salmon and cucumber finger sandwiches; ham, swiss and mustard finger sandwiches; mini quiches; little chocolate mousses; baby scones with jam and cream (orange marmalade, lemon curd, etc); lemon tartlets; assortment of tea cookies; hot tea - choice of selection or hot cocoa.

*Performance tickets sold separately.

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PAST EVENTS: CLASSES, DARC AUDITION, WORKSHOPS, INTENSIVES, CAMPS, DASC SHUTTER STORM PHOTO VIEWING, DASC VIDEO PICK-UP

DARC AUDITION WORKSHOP CLASSES

Monday, May 20, 2019...4:30pm-5:30pm BALLET

Wednesday, May 22, 2019...4:30pm-5:30pm JAZZ

These classes are for any new individuals wanting to audition as well as for current Mini, Pre, Co. 1 and Co.2 members. The Audition Workshop Form was mailed to all DA families, passed out in classes, will be available at the studio and is also on our Facebook page.

DARC INFORMATIONAL MEETING for new individuals or anyone wanting a refresher for the upcoming season. Wednesday, May 22, 2019...5:30pm-6:30pm(Immediately following the Jazz class.)

DA SPRING CONCERT SHUTTER STORM PHOTOS MAY BE VIEWED FOR PURCHASE AT DA FOR 3 DAYS!!!

Monday-Wednesday, May 20-22, 2019

4pm-8pm

DARC AUDITION (Ages 7-18)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

If you are new to DARC, with little dance experience, please audition at the 4:30 audition time. If you feel that this audition is not appropriate for your dance ability, please speak to Adam and/or Lisa for an audition time. If you are a returning DARC member, please audition in your current company time slot. If you are wishing for advancement, please feel free to audition for any company above your current company for placement consideration. If staying for both auditions, only one audition fee is required. Please remember that the current companies are subject to change and that numerous factors are considered before dancers are placed for next season. Current members are NOT guaranteed a spot for next season, nor are they guaranteed to remain in the same company or with the same members.

4:30pm-6:00pm: Mini/Pre-DARC & Company 1 Auditions

6:30pm-8:30pm: Company 2, 3, 4 & 5 Auditions

SUMMER NUTCRACKER BALLET & JAZZ WORKSHOP

Monday through Thursday June 3-6, 2019 4:00pm-6:30pm and

June 10-13, 2019 4:00pm-6:30pm. Ages 7-18.

These workshops will focus on strengthening ballet and jazz technique along with learning numerous Nutcracker variations in preparation for the December 2019 22nd Annual Nutcracker.

Auditions for the Nutcracker are Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Please bring ballet, jazz, & pointe (if pointe student) shoes to first day of class.

DA/DARC DANCE INTENSIVE

Monday through Thursday June 17-20, 2019 12:30pm-3:00pm and

June 24-27, 2019 12:30pm-3:00pm. Ages 7-18.

Classes offered daily in ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, floor barre and conditioning for intermediate to advanced dancers. These classes will have a variety of instructors and are for the serious dancers wishing to expand their craft.

NUTCRACKER BALLET CAMPS

Mon.-Thurs., June 24th-27th, 2019

9am-10:30am: Ages 3 & 4

10:30am-12pm: Ages 5 & 6

JAZZ CAMP

12:30pm-2pm: Ages 5 & 6

FRIDAY INT./ADV. JAZZ FOR ALL AGES

Fridays 5:00pm - 6:30pm, Int./Adv. Jazz...$135 for 10 weeks

May

31st (Week 1...New Summer Session)

June

7th (Week 2)

14th (Week 3)

21st (Week 4)

28th (Week 5)

July

5th (Closed)

12th (Week 6)

19th (Week 7)

26th (Week 8)

August

2nd (Week 9)

9th (No class, Saline SummerFest performance)

16th (Week 10)

ALSO...

Your DVD orders will be available for pick up at Dance Alliance during the following dates and times. Due to our varying summer hours, if your DVD is not claimed during the following weeks, it will not be available for pick up until the first week of class in September. Pick up days and times are as follows: Monday, June 17 - Thursday, June 20 & Monday, June 24 - Thursday, June 27, 9:30am - 3:00pm.

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ALL THINGS Dance Alliance & Dance Alliance Repertory Company for Summer & Fall 2019!!!

Below is a Dropbox link where you can access all the Summer Workshops, Intensives, Camps information and forms. These were passed out as hard copies as well at the studio prior to the Spring Concert to all current DA dancers. Also, you will find DARC Audition Forms and Fall Registration. As more information becomes available, we will add it here to this same Dropbox link. This should help all our families access the Summer & Fall Info multiple ways. Should you have any questions, please feel free to call us at, 734.429.9599, or email, dancealliance@comcast.net. See all of you around the studio! Thanks...Adam, Lisa & the entire DA Staff

Please copy and paste this link in to your browser to view all DA & DARC info & forms.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ava9jwjnt85bc7k/AAC84NJ6ZzH23Wn3fxwrtvfPa?dl=0

DARC ROSTER 2019-2020

MINI DARC

FETTIG, GABRIELLA

GALA, JESSE

KULCSAR, MALANEY

SCHRIEBER, ELANA

WILLIAMS, KATIE

WILLIAMS, MARY

PRE DARC

BENNETTI, OLIVIA

BROPHY, ELSIE

GRAHAM, SOPHIE

NAIDA, CAITLIN

PUTNAM,MEGAN

SCHINEMAN, ABIGAIL

VITALE, STEPHANIE

COMPANY 1

BAGHERZADEH, SHAHPARI

CAIN, MAGGIE

COOLEY, MIA

HENDERSON, MADISON

HORVATH, EMILEE

KULCSAR, BRYNLEI

LEFORT, CJ

PEREZ, EVALYNN

SALAME, EMMERSON

VREDEVELD, LEAH

WALKER, MORGAN

COMPANY 2

BELAIRE, MADALYNN

GROOM, SAMANTHA

HURST, MCKENNA

LANKER, ANYA

LEIGHTON, SADIE

MCMILLIN, FIONA

RECK, ISABELLA

ROSALES, JOSEPH

COMPANY 3

DURFLINGER, ADDIE

GILLSON, ALEXIS

JOHNSON-TURNER, SAWYER

MILLER, NORAH

NICHOLS, MELISSA

COMPANY 4

ANDERSON, JULIA

BLACK, LAURA

GALL, OWEN

GISLADOTTIR, MUNDA

HURST, ABIGAIL

KARCHER, CATHERINE

MELNYK, ADELINE

MILLER, DREW

MILLER, LANEY

SALAME, SHELBY

STAFNE, EMMA

STEWART, ISABELLA

COMPANY 5

APSITIS, LACI

BRYANT, LAUREN

ENCISO, AMELIA

FLAHARTY, NORA

HELLAND, GRACE

HOPGOOD, ELLA

HOPGOOD, MACY

HOUSNER, ISABEL

IACOFANO, MEGAN

KUBITZ, AMANDA

MARTINO, ELLA

RECK, ALEX

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF YOU!!! YOU WORKED VERY HARD THIS EVENING AND DANCED SOME VERY DIFFICULT MATERIAL. WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THE NEW COMPANIES AND CAN'T WAIT TO BEGIN WORKING WITH YOU THIS SUMMER. HERE'S TO A GREAT NEW SEASON! DON'T FORGET THAT THE PARENT MEETING IS THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 AT 2:00PM. SEE YOU THERE.

THANK YOU!

ADAM & LISA

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Adam and Lisa,

Thank you so much for all the wonderful improvements for Dance Alliance these past couple years. I would highly recommend your studio and classes to anyone. Much appreciated!

-Shelly Banet