- Sept. 5: Labour Day
- Sept. 9: Classes start with the exception of Wednesday. Please take note of the specific start date of your teacher on the Dates of Instruction document.
- Sept. 9: Term 1 Fees Due
- Sept. 21: Classes start on Wednesdays.
- Oct. 2: Pointe shoe fittings with Leica at Artistic Sole 4:30-7:30PM
- Oct. 10: Thanksgiving Monday ‐ Classes running as usual
- Oct. 15: Nocturne Art At Night
- Oct. 29: KiDanCo/MacPhee Ford Drive 4UR Community fund raising event 9:00AM-3:00PM @ 580 Portland St., Dartmouth
- Oct. 31: Halloween – no classes tonight
- Nov. 3-10: Class Viewing Days
- Nov. 11: Remembrance Day ‐ Classes running as usual
- Nov. 12: No classes with Michelle & Kendra today due to NWCC craft fair.
- Nov. 13: Nutcracker ticket orders due today. Download the Nutcracker Group Ticket Order Form here.
- Nov. 14: No scheduled classes with Ruth due to Nutcracker rehearsals at Cohn Auditorium
- Nov. 27: Clara’s Gifts book reading 2:00-3:00PM at Halifax Public Library, Central Branch in the Paul O’Regan Hall. Classes rescheduled or with substitute as follows:
9:30-11:30 – Ballet 8 & Pointe with Leica
12:30-2:00 – Ballet 5 with Michelle
- Nov. 30: Clara’s Gifts book reading 10:30-11:00AM at Woozles Children’s Bookstore, 1533 Birmingham St., Halifax.
- Dec. 1: Term 2 fees due except for Bump, Boogie, Bounce
- Dec. 3: Final class of Term 1 for Bump, Boogie, Bounce
- Dec. 8 & 9: No scheduled classes with Leica due to Nutcracker at Cohn Auditorium
- Dec. 9-11: Nutcracker performances at Rebecca Cohn Auditorium with Symphony Nova Scotia
- Dec. 10: Leica’s classes that day taught by the following instructors:
- Ballet 3 – Yukiko
- Ballet 2 – Michelle
- Ballet Elem & Pointe – cancelled
- Dec. 11: Leica’s classes that day taught by the following instructors:
- Ballet 5 – Michelle
- Ballet 8 & Pointe – Michelle
- Dec. 15-18: Nutcracker performances at Rebecca Cohn Auditorium with Symphony Nova Scotia
- Dec. 20-Jan. 3: LHSD closed for the holidays. Please consult the Dates of Instruction document on the Schedule/Studio page for your final class before the holidays. Please see the Dates of Instruction document to confirm your last class before the holidays.
- Jan. 4: Classes resume
- Jan. 7: Term 2 fees due for Bump, Boogie, Bounce
- TBA: Ballet exam fees due.
- Feb. 1: Classes cancelled tonight with Kendra Armstrong due to instructor illness. Replacement classes will be held on Wednesday, March 22.
- Feb. 8: Due to instructor illness Kendra Armstrong will be teaching Jazz A. Jazz B & C students should attend Jazz D in Room #5 from 6:30-8:00PM.
- Feb. 14: Amended schedule due to snow storm. See News page for details.
- Feb. 18-24: Class Viewing Days
- Feb. 19: 10:00AM-12:00PM Ballet Intermediate & Pointe replacement class for Feb. 9 snow cancellation.
- Feb. 20: Heritage Day – Classes running as usual
- March 4-6: Ballet Exams (Schedule & Volunteers)
- March 4: Only KiDance will be held at its regular time today. No regularly scheduled classes with Leica, Yukiko & Ballet Primary with Michelle due to ballet exams.
- March 5: No regularly scheduled classes with Leica due to ballet exams
- March 11: Parent Participation Day for KiDance, Ballet Primary through Ballet 3
- March 11: Final day of Term 2 for Bump, Boogie, Bounce
- March 13-26: School of Dance 2- week March Break
- March 22: Classes with Kendra running tonight to replace cancellation on Feb. 1st.
- March 29: Due to Leica’s flight cancellation – Ballet 6 cancelled & students to take replacement class or Ballet Pre-Elementary. Yukiko teaching Conditioning and Ballet Pre-Elementary.
- April 1: Term 3 fees due for all classes
- April 12: Kendra Armstrong will be teaching Jazz A at the regular time. Jazz B & C students should attend Jazz D in Room #5 from 6:30-8:00PM.
- April 12: Due to instructor illness Jazz E & Adult Jazz Beg. cancelled. Replacement date TBA.
- April 12: Due to instructor illness Jazz D invited to attend Jazz B & C.
- April 14: Good Friday – classes running as usual
- April 17: Easter Monday – classes running as usual
- May 13-19: Class Viewing Days
- May 20-22: Victoria Day weekend. Classes running as usual
- May 26: KiDanCo Spring Season dress rehearsal day
- May 26: Leica absent due to KidanCo Spring Season dress rehearsal. Sub TBA.
- May 27 & 28: KiDanCo Spring Season – see KiDanCo/Performance Season for further information
- May 28: Leica absent due to KiDanCo Spring Season. Sub TBA.
- June 3: Costume rental fees due
- June 3: Final day of Term 3 for Bump, Boogie, Bounce
- June 17: Nutcracker 2017 dancer auditions 7:00-9:00PM @ Halifax Dance
- June 18: Nutcracker 2017 children auditions 4:30-7:15 @ Halifax Dance
- June 23: Annual Student Showcase dress rehearsals @ Alderney Landing
- June 24: Annual Student Showcase dress rehearsals, matinee & evening performances @ Alderney Landing
- June 25: Student Showcase Cast Party/KiDanCo Family Fun Raising Dance (To be confirmed.)
This year has been another wonderful adventure in dance for Dominic. Thank you for that touch of magic that has touched all the dancers! – Susann Curry, mother of Dominic
All photos this page by Cathy McKelvey.