Thursday, May 31, 2012

Selwyn Avenue Charlotte Dance Studio Recital

Our dance school’s 2012 Recital’s Mandatory Dress Rehearsal is tonight, held at Dana Auditorium on Selwyn Avenue in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte!  Students need to be dressed and ready by 5:00 PM.  We will run through the entire show tonight in full costume.  We are very excited about this year’s recital and are looking forward tonight!

For any other information regarding our dress rehearsal, please see our Dance School Recital Page.


Monday, May 28, 2012

Charlotte School of Dance Holiday

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Happy Memorial Day from Dancers Unite!  We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday.
 
In honor of Memorial Day, Dancers Unite will not be having dance classes today.  We will resume classes on Tuesday May 29th.  We will then have regularly scheduled classes on Wednesday May 30th, but then on Thursday May 31st we will not have classes and instead have our dress rehearsal at Dana Auditorium in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte.  Hard to believe our annual recital is less than a week away!  For more information about our dance recital, please see our Dance Studio Recital Page.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Charlotte Dance Studio Birthday Parties

Dancers Unite, my Charlotte based dance studio, is a great place to hold your son or daughter’s birthday party.  You can choose from different themes that best suit your child (Princess Ballet, Hip Hop, Fairy Ballerina or Broadway) and your child will receive dance instruction along with fun games.  This all takes place at the dance studio, where there are large spacious rooms that can be decorated to fit the theme.
 
For more information, please see our Children’s Birthday Party Page.
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Friday, May 25, 2012

South Charlotte Dance Academy Picture Day


south charlotte dance academy picture dayGet a picture of your child's dance recital group in their recital costumes on Saturday June 2nd, 2012 at Dancers Unite studio.  The dance class group picture will cost $5.00.  There will also be an opportunity for individual pictures of your child in his or her dance costume.  A group picture and an individual picture will cost $8.00.  Dragonfly Photography will then send the images to your email address. 

In addition to this being a great opportunity to capture this special moment in your child’s life, this is a great fundraiser for Dancers Unite.  Dragonfly Photography has graciously let all proceeds from picture day go towards the cost for our older students dancing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this Thanksgiving in New York City, as well as towards Competition Dance costs! 

You will be getting a schedule this week for when your child’s picture will be taken.  If you do not receive the schedule, please email the studio and we will give you a time.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Jazz Summer Dance Class for Kids in Charlotte

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Dancers Unite has a great summer dance class for children in Charlotte.  If you are looking for a jazz dance class for your child, then take a look at DU’s Summer Dance Clinics for children.  We offer more than one dance clinic throughout the summer where students learn fun choreography and work on skills such as leaps, turns, kicks, jumps and splits.

For more information on this Dance Clinic and class times, please see our Summer Dance Class Page. 

Monday, May 21, 2012

Myers Park Dance School Spring Concert

myers park dance school spring concertWe are so excited that our dance recital is just a few weeks away!  For those of you who don’t know, our recital is on Sunday June 3rd at 2:00 PM at Dana Auditorium, which is in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte.  We hope that you come and watch our dancers, for this should be a fun afternoon where you see dancing ranging from ballet to hip hop to tap to tumbling and more!
 
For those of you performing in this year’s dance recital, or who have children performing in this year’s dance recital, please see our Dance School Recital Page for more information on this year’s recital.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Tap Dance Workshop Charlotte NC

Dancers Unite has a great Tap Dance Workshop this summer for teens.  We have a two hour Tap Dance Clinic.  Students will work on tap technique and work on basic to advanced tap steps as well as learn tap choreography.

This tap dance clinic is a great way for current Dancers Unite students to work on tap dancing over the summer, but it is also open to non-Dancers Unite students.  In fact, if you are a teen who is not a current Dancers Unite student but would like to compete in tap next year then you need to take the Tap Dance Clinic and that would serve as your audition.

For more information on this Tap Dance Workshop, as well as our other summer classes, please see our Summer Dance Course Page.

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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Competitiv​e Cheerleadi​ng in Myers Park Neighborho​od of Charlotte

competitive cheerleading myers park neighborhood charlotteIf you are looking for a competitive cheerleading team for your child and you live near the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte, then take a look at the Competitive Cheerdance Teams at Dancers Unite. Students perform pom routines with sharp, precise cheerleading movements at regional and national competitions. Not only will your child learn a lot of cheerleading and dance movements, but they will learn how to be part of a team as well.

For more information on our Competitive Cheerdance Program, please see our Competitive Cheerdance Page.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Summer Jazz Dance Workshop Charlotte NC

Dancers Unite is holding a Summer Jazz Dance Clinic this summer for teens.  This jazz dance workshop meets for two hours.  Students taking this jazz dance clinic will not only learn jazz choreography, but they will work on jazz technique as well.  Students will work on jumps, turns, leaps and splits and will also learn exercises to help them with these tricks. 

This Jazz Dance Clinic is a great way for current and new students at Dancers Unite to work on jazz over the summer.  Also, if you are a teen looking to join the Dancers Unite Competition Company and compete in jazz, then you need to take this Jazz Dance Clinic as an audition to make the company.

For more information on this Jazz Dance Clinic, please see our Summer Dance Camp and Dance Class Page.
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Monday, May 14, 2012

South Charlotte Summer Dance Class for Children

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Dancers Unite has a great dance class this summer for children in South Charlotte.  It is a dance clinic for ages 6 to 12 years old.  Students will learn dance choreography as well as work on skills like leaps, turns, jumps and splits. 

It meets from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  You can choose the date that works for you.  For more information about dates, please see our Summer Dance Class Page for Children.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Half Day Camp Charlotte NC for 2 Year Olds

Dancers Unite has a great half day camp for 2 year olds in Charlotte NC this summer.  Our Princess Ballet Camp is a great way for 2 year olds to learn ballet while getting to play make believe in a wonderful princess world.  We offer two different sessions over the summer, so parents can choose the week that best suits them – or choose to put their child in both!

For more information about this half day camp, please see our Summer Dance Camp Page.
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Friday, May 11, 2012

Lyrical Dance Workshop Charlotte NC

Dancers Unite is excited to be offering a Lyrical Dance Clinic to Charlotte teens this summer.  It is a one day two hour class where students will learn lyrical choreography as well as work on technique.  Teenage students interested in competing lyrical who have not previously danced at Dancers Unite will need to take this clinic. 

For more information on this lyrical dance clinic, as well as other dance clinics, camps and classes we are offering this summer, please see our Teen Summer Dance Class Page.
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Charlotte North Carolina Summer Ballet Classes for Teenagers

If you are a teen looking to take ballet over the summer in Charlotte, North  Carolina, then look no further than Dancers Unite!  We have classes for both beginner level teens and teens with previous ballet experience.  Please see our Teen Summer Dance Program Page for more details.

Also, if you are unable to take a class over the summer, take a look at our 2012-2013 Dance Class Schedule for our teen ballet classes.  Once again, we separate beginner and advanced ballet students so each class can move to your level.
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Monday, May 7, 2012

Charlotte Competition Dance Team Dancers Recognized

charlotte competition dance team
I am very proud of all of our dancers for their outstanding efforts this past weekend at the dance competition we attended.  All of our Company Members did an amazing job, and all company members qualified to compete at the national competition this summer.  Way to go!

I would also like to personally congratulate six of our Company Dancers, who were chosen by judges for a wonderful opportunity.  Allie, Hannah, Jenni, Kelly, Malena and Rachel were selected to be part of the Star Dancers Performance Team this summer!  They will perform a jazz routine alongside other selected dancers at a pre-awards program at a national dance competition in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

For more information on how you can become part of our award winning competition team, please see our Competition Page.