Sunday, November 8, 2009

Great Job at Audition!

Allegro intermediate and advanced ballet dancers did a great job at the Oil Region Ballet audition this past Saturday. They took a master class by the two artistic directors.

Thanks for making your dance family proud!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Competition Schedule Announced

The Allegro Competition Schedule is set. The season will start out in Warren, OH on April 9 & 10 at the Packard Music Hall. The next venue is Headliners at the Stambaugh in Youngstown, April 23-25. The season finishes up in Pittsburgh at the Convention Center, May 1-2.

Competiton dancers need to turn in their schedule confirmation by December 1. Also, competition team members need to order their warm-ups by November 23.

Dance Store Hours and News

Dance store hours are: Tues. -Thurs. 4-7, Fri 4-6, & Sat 9-12. We are in the process of getting Allegro dancewear Christmas items. We will be offering sweatpants, shirts, hoodies, flashlights and more!

Allegro Warm-ups are available to order for Christmas and for competition team members. Please order by November 23.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Ballet Audition 11/7 3:30

Ballet Audition this Saturday at 3:30.

We strongly encourage all level 3b and higher dancers to attend this audition on Sautrday in studio 1. Marc Holland is forming the Oil Regoin Ballet Company or "ORB". He is looking to work with Allegro ballet dancers and dancers from Franklin, Oil City and Clarion on a production of "Alice in Wonderland". Dates are not finalized for this first production.

Requirements are: Arrive by 3:00. Wear pink tights, ballet shoes, black leotard, hair slicked back in clean bun. If on pointe, bring shoes with you. Must be 9 years or older to pariticipate.

Please come and make your dance family proud!

Alycia & Lydia join Allegro Staff

Alycia McCullough and Lydia Lasch join staff at Allegro!

We are happy to announce that Alycia is back on staff. She will be teaching two advanced jazz classes and a beginning hip hop class on Monday nights. Alycia moved back to the area and now works in Career Services at Allegheny College.

And if that weren't enough...Lydia Lasch joined our staff in September! We are happy that she has also moved back to the area and is teaching beginning hip hop classes on Wednesdays. Lydia will also be taking on a couple of competition pieces.
Kristy Allen has taken an extended leave of absence for health reasons. We will miss her at the studio and wish her health and healing. While Alycia is teaching Kristy's advanced jazz classes, Betsy Sumerfield is taking on several jazz and tap classes and Melissa Bartholomew in taking on the Monday Ballet 1a class.

Congrats to Pumpkin Fest Pageant Contestants

Congratulations to all Allegro dancers who competed in the Pumpkin Festival Pageant! Ashlyn Devore won in the teen division and Jen Zylak was first runner up. McKenzie Ashbaugh won in the middle school division with Margo McCullough coming in as first runner up and Madison Bartholomew coming in second runner up. McKenna Mercier won in the elementary school division.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Allegro Dancers Busy This Summer

Our dancers have been very busy this summer. Kaitlyn Bontrager attended Point Park and Lawrence Park's Summer Dance Intensives. Kenzie Brancato attended Point Park's Summer Intensive and the Monsters Hip Hop convention in Florida. Also attending Monsters were Alyssa Beck, Samantha Moyer and Carrie Williams. Hannah Spahn attended Ballet Magnificat in Mississippi. Taylor Morian and Justice Gray attended The Pulse Tour in NYC. Emma Petasis attended the ballet intensive at Mercyhurst College and Rachel Leech attended the Pittsburgh Youth Ballet intensive. Wow! Cogratulations dancers on a great summer of dance!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fall Registration Date Announced!

Fall registration will be August 15 from 10-2. Come enjoy "Thunder Downtown" and register for fall classes. Visit the studio...or stop by the store and pick up our new "Class in a bag"...everything you need for dance class.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Zumba Classes!

We are excited to announce Zumba at Allegro Dance Arts. Classes start this Sunday, July 26, 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Come join the fun…forget hard work…and enjoy! Chris thinks all the comp kids should not miss this opportunity! Recommended for teens and adults. The Price is: $6/class if you pay in advance, $7 by the class. The teacher is Tracie Black. Call the office for more information.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Summer Hours at Allegro

Summer Hours at Allegro Dance Arts
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday - Thursday

907 Water Street Meadville, PA 16335

New classes start on September 8th.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Become a fan of Allegro on Facebook

Get in touch with Allegro Dance Arts, find old friends and connect with new ones, and much more! Click here to become a fan.

Bored this summer?

Looking for something to do? Don't forget that we are offering the "Ultimate Hip Hop Camp" at the end of July! It should be a rockin' good time as Sam, Carrie, Kenzie and Alyssa will be fresh from their trip to MONSTERS!! Give the office a call or shoot Chris an email if you are interested!!

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Spidersgames selected to design new website!

Gretchen Myers announced that Spidersgames, a Meadville website design company, has been hired to update the website for Allegro Dance Arts. Stay tuned for further developments.

For more information, view the website.