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Weekly Reminders 3.27-4.2

Hello DP Family, 

Below are this week’s reminders! Please take a moment and read them through. 

If you have any questions feel free to chat with DP School staff in Office 321 from 3-6pm Monday-Thursday each week, and our Table Support parent volunteers/interns 5-7pm Monday-Friday, 9-10:30am Saturdays

Feel free to call or email ahead to schedule a time to drop off payments or meet with staff

Call: (336) 370-6776, Email:

Spring Semester 1.9-6.3 (20 weeks)

First Week of Classes/Open House: 1.9-1.14 
Last Day to Waive Spring 23 Reg. Fee: 1.9
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no class): 1.16
Bring a Buddy Week: 1.23-1.28
Last Day to Register Spring 23: 2.27
Spring 23 Scholarships Due: 2.27
Parent Observation Week: 3.13-3.18
Dance Marathon: 3.25
Monday After Marathon (no class): 3.27
Spring Break (no class): 4.7-4.14
Memorial Day (DP closed): 5.29
Spring Showcase (rehearsals): 5.30, 6.1, 6.2
Spring Showcase (performances): 6.3-6.4
*no regular classes 5.29-6.2: SHOWCASE*

Youth Students

To make a payment/register for classes & camps via class portal:

Dance Marathon 

  • Dance Project’s annual dance party fundraiser is here! The Dance Marathon is THIS Saturday, March 25 4:00-8:30pm right here in the Greensboro Cultural Center’s Van Dyke Performance Space.
  • Enjoy free performances (including our own performance company dancers and many special guests), classes, games, and challenges! Enter to win gift baskets, and get our exclusive Dance Marathon t-shirt!
  • You Have Been Challenged! 2023 Class Challenges… 
    • LEAP CHALLENGE (Ages 7 & under): Students will leap for a cause! Our goal is $500 for 500 leaps. $1=1 leap. Challenge your dancers to leap here
    • TUTU CHALLENGE (Ages 8+): Teams of students will race to dress their team leader in all of their tutus. The first one to wear all of the tutus wins! Voting for your favorite team open now to help us raise $500! Juniors (8-12) on Team Magalli and Teens (13+) with on Team Lauren! Vote here
    • TIK TOK CHALLENGE (All ages): Two teams will go head-to-head each performing short, viral TikTok dances taught by our Teen Performance Company. Get ready to show off your moves and vote for your favorite at the event!
  • Prize Bundle tickets now on sale!
    • At only $2 enter to win 4 of our amazing prize bundles: “Treat Yourself”, “Family Fun”, “Staycation”, and “Out & About”
    • Bundle prizes include gift cards for local businesses, museum and event passes, a stay at a local historic home in Greensboro, a stay at Carolina Beach, class passes, and many more goodies! For more info and to buy tickets ASAP here
  • Become a Dance Partner for a chance to win 1 Free Class for a year!
    • Dance Partners help us fundraise towards our marathon goal of $20,000! Special prizes will be awarded to the Dance Partner who raises the most money or who has the most donors- including 1 free class for a year at Dance Project! Details here
  • Schedule announced!
    • Look forward to a West African Dance Class, Samba class, K-pop class, Flamenco class, and performances by NCDF Artist in Residence Jiwon Ha, a film by NCDF Artist in Residence Alexandra Joye Warren and DP instructor Milanda McGinnnis, and Dance Project’s own instructor Joshua “Link” Lanning!
    • Dance Project students form our performance companies and our Peck Elementary residency will also be featured in performances!
  • More Event Details and To Make a Donation: here
  • Stay tuned for special newsletters via email on Wednesdays with all details about this upcoming event!
  • *Performance Company Dancers: Please see Performance Co. Specific reminders for performance details!*

No Class- Monday After Marathon (3.27)

  • Just a reminder there will be no Dance Project classes the Monday after the Dance Marathon (3.27) Dance Project office and studios will be closed. 
  • Classes affected:
    • Ballet I (8-12)
    • Ballet II (8-12)
    • Sweat the Technique Hip Hip/Breaking (13+)
    • Modern I/II (13+)
    • Ballet I/II (13+)

Spring 2023 classes are in full swing!

  • Spring semester runs 1.9-6.3 (20 weeks)
  • Spring Registration is now generally closed! Please reach out directly to our office if you have any last minute registration questions.
    • Registration closed 2.27
    • Access your account  here
  • Spring Scholarships are now generally closed, more info here
    • Please reach out if you have any last minute scholarship questions. Applications are processed on a rolling basis, first come first serve while funds remain.
    • If you have already received a Spring scholarship, you must return your scholarship letter and make a scholarship payment or you will forfeit your scholarship award. 
    • Please contact with any scholarship questions.

Parent Observation Week

  • Thank you families who joined us for parent observation week this past week!
  • Ms. Meghan’s Classes will have Parent Observation Week 3.25!
    • Classes affected:
      • Saturday Creative Movement (10-10:45am) 
      • Saturday Ballet/Modern (10:45-11:45am) 
    • Ms. Meghan was out of town 3.18 (Ms. Jade subbed) 
    • So that your dancer may have Parent Observation with their regular teacher, these classes will postpone until 3.25


  • “Hi all! We are a MBA group from UNCG working with Dance Project this semester. We would love to gain some insight from you to help guide our research. We would love it if you could participate in this short survey to help us gain additional perspective on your experiences with Dance Project. All responses will be anonymous and confidential. Thank you so much! We are grateful for any insight you can provide.”
  • Please complete the following survey ASAP:

Spring Showcase

  • Please save the date for Dance Project’s end of semester performance Spring Showcase Saturday, 6.3 & Sunday 6.4!
  • Full Spring Showcase Week Schedule…

*no regular classes 5.29-6.2*


Tuesday 5.30 Dress Rehearsal #1 (for Show #1- Sat. 11am)

Dancers arrive at 4:30pm

Dress Rehearsal runs 5:00-7:00pm

Pickup time between 6:30-7pm *exact time TBA*

Wednesday 5.31 BREAK- NO REHEARSAL

Thursday 6.1 Dress Rehearsal #2 (for Show #2 Sat. 6pm)

*Performance Co. Only*

Dancers arrive at 4:30pm

Dress Rehearsal runs 5:00-7:00pm

Pickup time between 6:30-7pm *exact time TBA*

Friday 6.2 Dress Rehearsal #3 (for Show #3- Sun. 4:30pm)

Dancers arrive at 4:30pm

Dress Rehearsal runs 5:00-7:00pm

Pickup time between 6:30-7pm *exact time TBA*

Saturday 6.3 Shows #1 & #2

Show #1: 11am

*arrival time/end time TBA*

Show #2: 6pm *Performance Co. Only*

*arrival time/end time TBA*

Sunday 6.4 Show #3

Show #3: 4:30pm

*arrival time/end time TBA*

  • Showcase FAQ
    • How many shows will my dancer be in? Each class will perform in 1 show. Performance Company may perform in multiple shows.
    • How many dress rehearsals will my dancer need to be at? Each show will have 1 designated dress rehearsal, in show order. 
    • When will I know which show(s) my dancer is in? This information will be shared with families by April 4 at the latest. If you have any known conflicts during showcase week, please be sure to communicate these conflicts with us ASAP as plan who is in what show.
    • How much will tickets cost & when will they go on sale? Tickets will cost $5 and will go on sale 4 weeks prior to Showcase via Eventbrite by May 6.
    • How many tickets may I purchase? To allow all families to be present in the audience, tickets will be limited to 10 tickets per family. If you do not plan to use all 10 tickets, please let us know. If you need more tickets, please reach out!
    • Can parents be backstage during dress rehearsal/showcase? After dropping off your dancer, generally parents cannot be backstage. Dancers will be with their teachers/DP staff and volunteers. If you are interested in being backstage with your dancer, please consider being a parent volunteer to support your dancer’s class backstage! If interested, please contact us ASAP.
    • Why are the showtimes scheduled when they are? During Showcase weekend, we will be sharing the Church St Parking deck with the Tanger Center’s Frozen the Musical. We have intentionally set our show times to avoid conflict with these shows/coming and going in the parking deck. If you are interested in going to this show, we suggest getting tickets for the week prior to showcase to avoid conflict! 🙂
  • Costume Measurements:
    • Please fill out the following Costume Measurement Form  past due Monday, March 6
    • Measurements taken will be used to inform Dance Project costume alterations/purchases for you/your dancer’s Spring Showcase performance. 
    • Before completing this form, be sure to read and reference the following Measurement Guide
    • If you have any questions in regards to costumes or measurements please reach out to Magalli 
    • If you are in need of measuring tape, please let Dance Project staff know- there is tape available for loan in the Dance Project office.
    • 1st Costume Try-on Week in Class 3.20-3.25
  • $15 Costume Fee & $15 Spring Showcase Fee overdue
    • These fees are mandatory for showcase participation- due by 4.1 at the latest. Please be sure to make payment online/in office ASAP.
    • If your dancer is in a class participating in Showcase (all youth classes ages 3-13+) but your dancer is not interested/able to perform, please let us know if you will not be participating, and we will remove these fees from your account. 
  • Is your dancer graduating high school this Spring? Please reach out ASAP- we would love to recognize them in our Senior Spotlight! 

Summer 2023 Camps AND Classes open now!

  • Summer 2023 Camps AND classes now available for registration! Be sure to save your spot!
  • Camps available for ages 3-18! Half day and full day options. Classes ages 18 months to 18+!
  • Scholarships available for summer classes AND camps!
    • Summer scholarship applications open now- 3.10! More info here 
    • Applications are processed on a rolling basis, first come first serve while funds remain.
    • Please contact with any scholarship questions.

IMPORTANT UPDATE- Face Masks & Health Guidelines

This is an important update that Dance Project has shifted our mask policy as of 3.15

  • Face masks have become optional for all DP students and staff as of 3.15 
  • This also means there have now been adjustments to Dance Project’s Covid Protocols
    • Please note new guidelines for what to do if you/your dancer test positive for covid, are exposed to covid, or are experiencing general illness. You may be asked to test for covid before returning to class, or wear a mask if returning to class with general symptoms/illness. Full details in link above.
    • Please read all bullets carefully and let us know if you have any questions regarding the information listed in the Covid Protocols above. Thank you for your understanding and trust!

Dance Project Parent Deal

  • DP Parents get half off adult classes Spring 23 with Eventbrite code DPFAM
  • Offer valid on single class tickets only, purchase here 

Dance for Parkinson’s

  • Dance for Parkinson’s classes Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm in Studio 323
  • February 1-April 26 (12 week session)  
  • Dance for Parkinson’s class is free to join anytime and will be in-person only for Spring 23. 
  • Class taught by new DP staff member Davida Reid! 
  • Registration link available here

The North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF)

  • The NC Dance Festival, a production of the Dance Project, is an annual touring showcase of modern and contemporary choreography by NC artists. The Festival establishes a network of venues for professional regional choreography and performance, expanding accessibility of dance throughout the state while raising the profile of North Carolina’s own artists.
  • Want more news about events and info on promos at the school and NCDF, sign up for our organization-wide emails here!

Payment Schedule & Information- Spring

  • April install due Monday April 3rd
  • We accept Cash, Check, or Credit Card payments
    • Credit card payments are made in the class portal  only and incur a 3% surcharge. This goes to the processing company and not to DP
    • Dance Project does not accept in-person credit card payments but accepts cash/check in office
  • Late Payment Communication
    • Any payments made after the 10th will incur a $10 late fee
    • Notification of late payment will be sent on the 11th via email
    • Any student with an account unpaid by the 20th will be unable to participate
  • Spring classes can be paid in full or in 5 installments
    • Installment schedule: 1/9, 2/1, 3/1, 4/3, 5/1 
  • Autopay will run on 1/9, 2/1, 3/1, 4/3, 5/1 
    • Autopay participants who register after a draft date will need to manually pay before the 10th of the month to avoid a late fee
  • We do not pro-rate tuition. Students do have the option to make up a class in a comparable class. If you need to make up a class please contact Magalli 
  • Parents are fiscally responsible for the cost of the full semester after 3 classes have been attended, regardless of attendance from that point on

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