Picture Week is coming up at The Pointe – and we are so excited! We will set up the photo studio in Studio A, and then dancers will get a quick run-through of their dances in Studio C.  Picture week and studio dress rehearsals May 23-27 are in the place of regular classes.  Click here for …

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In 2020, planning for a recital after the crazy pandemic world we’ve been living in since March is unique.  We feel confident that even if our June recital isn’t quite what we were used to, dancers will be performing in groups on stage.  With this, we’re excited to share the music and costumes we’ve picked …

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We know that dance is its own world, complete with its own language.  The language of ballet is French and the language of classical music is Italian – and that’s before we add in the things that dance teachers find themselves saying in every single rehearsal.  Here’s a fun look at the things our teachers find …

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For dance teachers everywhere, fall means it’s time to start planning for recital.  By August, many are scouring their music playlists and checking costume websites waiting for the new collections.  When classes start, we think about what themes might suit each class and consider if a song we love will work for the skills we’d …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: May is FULL ON recital mode – we’ve completed a successful competition season, routines are all taught and we’re working on just polishing them to make them look great for the stage, and we’re eager to showcase the hard work our students have put in to their classes all year!  Recital …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: Happy April!  We are thrilled to be in the middle of a great competition season and working hard to prepare not only for recital – but also for summer dance and next year!  Our currently enrolled students have the chance to register for next year first – and we’ll open registration …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: Happy New Year!  We are back to our regular schedule and preparing for our competition season, recital choreography and planning, and can’t wait to see everyone back in the studio this week!  Please be sure to read this newsletter thoroughly and save it as a reference 🙂 The Pointe School of …

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This week is one of our favorite weeks of the year – costume week!  Because our Sunday classes are all technique classes and rehearsals for competition, we have a little break in the costume reveals – so we thought we’d share a little peek into the processes our instructors use when selecting their recital music …

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Message from Miss Vanessa: We are just about one week away from our favorite day of the year… recital!!  We can’t wait to share the hard work our faculty and students have put in all year at their culminating performance.  This Newsletter is mostly about recital – and shortly after recital, we have a full and …

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