Colours of Dance Special Events
Term Dates 2017-18
Planned For Classes At CoD Studios, Gt Wilbraham and Trumpington Community College
Saturday 9th September to Saturday 9th December
Half Term: Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th October Inclusive
Saturday 6th January to Saturday 24th March
Half term: Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th February inclusive
Saturday 14th April to 16th July Monday 16th July
Half Term: Saturday 26th May to Sunday 3rd June Inclusive
Spring Bank Holiday: Monday 7th May
CoD Term dates 2018-2019
Autumn Term start: 8th September
Half term: 20th-28th October
Last day: 8th Dec
Watching week: 4-8th Dec
Spring Term start: 5th Jan
Half Term: 16-24th February
Last day: 30th March
Summer Term start: 21st April
Half Term : 25May-2nd Jun
Last day: 15th July
Watching week: 1st-6th July
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We have a lost property basket in the changing room at the studio and all items left will be put in there.
Please note that this basket is cleared out at the end of each term, so please check if you have lost something.
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Bun Kits For Sale
As a neat bun is advised for our ballet students, we thought it would be helpful to put together some bun kits to help make things easier. Each kit includes instructions and all the required hair accessories and can be purchased from the office for just £2.50.
Emergency Contact Number
We now have a mobile number which you can text or call to quickly contact us. The number is 07444 452924. Please store this number in your phones (or wherever you keep this sort of information!) and use it when:
1. You are stuck in traffic and will be late, or won’t make it at all
2. You collect a child from school that day because they are poorly and you won’t be bringing them to class
3. You are delayed for pick up at the end of class and want us to hold onto your child safely until you get here
We will use it to text or call you in the event of an emergency or a sudden cancellation of class - so by storing this number, you know who the call/text is from.
BBC Entertainment and Arts
This is a great page on the BBC website to keep an eye on. They usually have a few interesting videos and articles about dance, arts reviews and theatre.
Welcome Performances- ROH
Welcome Performances are for families who have never been to a ballet or opera at the Royal Opera House before. You don’t need to know anything about it either – just come along and give it a try.
Tickets are only £5–£20.
Check their website throughout the year for details of the next Welcome Performances.
If you would like further information, please call the opera house on +44 (0)20 7212 9684 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also find more information on their website: http://www.roh.org.uk/learning/families/welcome-performances
Practise at home and on the go!
If you are thinking of practising ballet at home (which we hope you are!) we suggest downloading the RAD app which is a fantastic little tool. It includes all of the syllabus work for each grade so there really is no excuse not to practise!
We also keep a number of syllabus CDs in the office, this also includes ISTD classes, which you are welcome to borrow for practising at home.
Dance Ticks All The Boxes!
Have a read of this great article which proves that dance is the best form of exercise!
Physiotherapy with Petra
Sports injuries, sprains and strains, back or neck pain, and overuse injuries.
Treatment usually involves advice, hands on therapy and active exercises, with the aim to resolve or improve symptoms and to reduce risk of recurrence.
To book an appointment, contact us!
ABRSM Singing class
*NEW SINGING CLASSES*
ABRSM Singing Class
Aimed at young singers who would like to start the early ABRSM grades in a group or with their friends.
Classes will cover the very basics of singing, learning songs together and aural games.
Groups are great for confidence building, learning music fast and feeling supported.
So try out the taster session on Monday 16th April @ 4.00pm.
Find your inner jazz for Summer !
Learn to sing jazz rhythms, a capella and close-harmony with beautiful arrangements of 'My Funny Valentine'
'Route 66' 'Misty' 'Autumn Leaves'............
Come along for the taster session on Monday 16th April @ 5.00pm