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Weekly Reminders 11.20-11.26

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 (3rd floor of Greensboro Cultural Center, near Studio 323) or Table Support volunteers/interns Monday-Thursday 5-7pm, Saturdays 9am-11am

*Please Note- Dance Project staff may have limited office hours during Thanksgiving Break 11.20-11.26*

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

Call: (336) 370-6776, Email:

Fall 23 Semester 9.5-12.16 (14 weeks)                                                                

Important Dates:                                                                     Dates Closed: 

Fall 23 Semester: 9/5-12/16 (14 weeks)
Open House: 9/5-9/16
Performance Co. Interest Meetings: 9/6, 9/13′
Rise Auditions: 9/7, 9/14
CDW Studio Day Sale: 9/9
National Dance Day: 9/16
Buddy Week: 9/18-9/23
Last Day to Register Fall 23: 10/2
Parent Observation Week: 10/16-10/21
Dress Up Week: 10/23-10/31
NCDF: 9/27-9/30, 10/6-10/7, 10/27, 11/12
Parade Rehearsals: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/27 *last rehearsal*
Last Week of Classes/Winter Showing: 12/11-12/16
Labor Day: 9/4
NC Folk Fest: 9/8-9/10 
Monday After NCDF: 10/9Veteran’s Day: 11/10Thanksgiving Break: 11/20-11/25 *this week!*
Festival of Lights: 12/1 *next week!* ***Performance Co. Performs
GSO Holiday Parade: 12/2 *next week!****Dance Project Performs

Youth Student Reminders

To make a payment via class portal (reminder- December payment will be collected on new system DSP):

New Registration Software & Spring 2024 Classes Launched!

  • It’s finally here- Spring 2024 Registration AND our new system have now launched! We have officially upgraded our studio software to a different service provider called DanceStudio-Pro (also known as DSP). This software is now available for our patrons to use. Please see separate email for full details on how to get started and register for SPring classes. 
  • DP offers classes for ages 18 months-18+! Check out our schedule here! Spring runs Jan. 16-June 2. Registration closes 2.22.24
  • Spring Scholarships are now open! Applications close 2.12.24
    • Waive Registration/Showcase Fee- $30 off fees by 1/23 (Code: WAIVE24)
    • Double Up Deal- 10% off if 12 and under signed up for 2+ classes by 2/23 (Code: DOUBLEUP12)
  • Questions about our Spring 24 Schedule? Contact

Parade is Almost Here! Final Rehearsal & Parade Next Week!

  • DP performs in the Greensboro Holiday Parade Saturday, 12.2 12pm! *Mandatory for Performance Co. (Minis, Juniors, Teens/Rise), optional all other Dance Project students!
  • Ages 7 & under- can walk in the parade with banner/ribbon wands (must have parent/adult chaperone), 
  • Ages 8 & up- can learn parade choreography and dance in parade, must attend at least 3 rehearsals.
  • Parade Rehearsals: 11.3, 11.10, 11.17 5:00-6:00pm & 11.27 5:15-6:00pm *last 2 rehearsals mandatory 
  • How to Sign Up: 
  • How to Pay:
    • $10 fee for all dancing OR walking in parade (including parent chaperones) *PAST DUE
    • Please pay via cash/check in office OR in online portal via card.
  • What to Wear:
    • Black DP t-shirt with white letters (optional DP jacket, underlayers such as long sleeve/turtleneck if cold)
    • Black Leggings OR DP leggings/Black DP Joggers
    • Plain black, white, or black/white sneakers
    • No black DP shirts available in office at this time. Order shirts ASAP here in order to get in time for parade!
  • More info:

Parkinson’s Dance Class is ongoing!

  • Session Length: October 3 – December 12 *10 Weeks* (No class will be held on November 21st – Dance Project will be closed for Thanksgiving Break)
  • When: Tuesdays 9:30am – 10:30am 
  • Where: Van Dyke Performance Space, 1st Floor of Greensboro Cultural Center in Downtown (200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401)
  • Who: People of any age or ability, with or without Parkinson’s (family members, loved ones, & caretakers invited!)
  • About this Class: Dance Project’s free program allows individuals with Parkinson’s or limited mobility to use dance as therapy. This class incorporates physical exercise, cognitive tasks, sensory experience, emotional expression, and social interaction. As a multidimensional activity, dance has the potential to address many of the challenges faced by persons with Parkinson’s or limited mobility. Instructor: Davida Reid. This program is supported by a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation and with support from Cone Health Medical Group. 
  • Register for FREE here, call/email, OR register in-person at class time.More info:
  • Questions? Contact:

December Downtown Road Closures/Events                                                                       

Event Name:                              DGI Festival of Lights 

Event Date & Time:                  Friday, December 1, 2023; 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Event Area:                                Throughout Downtown Greensboro 

Event Street Closures:               Please see attached map labeled FOL Police Map.

Closures Timeframe:                3:00pm to 10:00pm

Event Website:                

Event Name:                              Greensboro Holiday Parade

Event Date & Time:                  Saturday, December 2, 2023; 12:00pm – 2:30pm 

Event Area:                                Throughout Downtown Greensboro 

Event Street Closures:               Please see attached map labeled Holiday Parade Street Closures

Closures Timeframe:                Parade Route closes at 10:30am until 3:00pm                   

Event Website:                

Event Name:                              Downtown Jingle Jog 5k

Event Date & Time:                  Saturday, December 10, 2022; 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Event Area:                                SouthEnd Brewery – West Lewis Street

Walk/Run Route:                      W. Lewis Street, South on Murray Street, to E. Gate City Blvd., North on Murrow Blvd., turn around at Murrow Blvd, before getting on Church St.  Head South on Murrow  Blvd. then West on E. Gate City Blvd.,  turn North on Murray Street, and North to East Lewis Street, finishing at SouthEnd Brewery

Closures Timeframe:                11:30am to 3:00pm

Event Website:                

The North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF)

  • NC Dance Festival Fall 2023 performances & events have come to a close!
    • Thank you so much to all who joined us for our Fall 2023 events! Please stay tuned for more details in regards to Spring 2024 NCDF events!
  • What is 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 NCDF and other Dance Project programming? Sign up for our organization-wide emails here!
  • More NCDF info here:

Drop In Student Reminders

Fall 2023 Multi-Class Passes Still Available & Single Class Tickets Still on Sale!

  • Fall Semester runs 9.5-12.16 (14 weeks)
    • Drop In Rate: $15
    • 10 Class Pass: $135
      • Any 10 classes of your choosing, expires after session ends. Master classes excluded.
    • UNLIMITED ALL Class Pass: $300
      • Unlimited classes of your choosing all 14 weeks of the Fall semester. Master classes excluded.
  • Learn more and purchase Fall tickets via Eventbrite here

*Parents of Dance Project youth students can purchase single tickets at half-price. Please contact office for more details.*

*Adult Drop-in & Class Pass payments are processed through EventBrite with exception of APC.*

  • If you have any questions in regards to level/class placement or specific class recommendations, please reach out to
  • Dance Project does not accept cash, check or credit card payments in office for drop in class tickets/class pass purchases.
  • Class Tickets/Class Passes must be purchased online via Eventbrite and require manual card entry. If you have any trouble purchasing a class ticket online, Dance Project Staff are happy to walk you through this process to purchase your ticket/pass online in office or on the phone. 
  • *An exception is only made for Adult Scholarships and Professional Practice Program scholarship recipients, who may pay in office via cash or check, or online via a class portal account here.*


  • Please be sure to fill out the waiver attached to your ticket/pass receipt before your first class with Dance Project, or you may be asked to fill out a paper copy of our waiver before class. A waiver is required for participation in classes at Dance Project. 
  • Waiver also available here 

Performance Company Reminders

For more information about Dance Project Performance Companies:

  • What is Performance Company? Performance Companies are an opportunity for you/your dancer to learn and perform choreography in the community for the Fall 2023-Spring 2024 year, and participate in many other fun and exciting dance events and workshops! Dancers enroll in a weekly class which serves as their rehearsal time each week + 1 other technique class in any style. 
  • Who can join?
    • Mini Performance Company (5-7), Junior Performance Company (8-12), Teen Performance Company (13-18), and Adult Performance Company (18+) are open to all!
      • No audition required. Dancers are required to be enrolled in at least 1 dance technique class in addition to any Performance Co. rehearsal time. Rise Pre-Professional Company is audition/invitation only for advanced dancers and requires enrollment in at least 2 dance technique classes in addition to Rise rehearsal time. 
    • Contract acceptance and rehearsal/performance commitment is required for participation in any Performance Co. group. 
    • Please reach out to if you are interested in returning to/joining Performance Co. 

Reminders for ALL Performance Co: 

  • Festival of Lights- NEXT Friday, 12.1 *details from Creative Greensboro coming soon!*
    • *IMPORTANT NOTICE*: there is a good chance we will have to perform in the GCC atrium instead of VDPS. We will update you ASAP if this is the case. 
    • Week of 11.27-11.30: In-class Dress Rehearsal for all performance companies. Dancers will need to wear all costume items/bring any items needed from home.
      • TPC Costumes: Please wear all black to class 11.28, hair styled any way out of face.
  • Greensboro Holiday Parade Details above in general school reminders.
    • NEXT Saturday, 12.2 *details from downtown GSO coming soon!*
  • NUVO Dance Convention (Optional, highly encouraged)
    • January 26th-28th 2023 in Atlanta, GA
    • This is a dance convention where our Rise, TPC, and select JPC dancers can take classes over a weekend from professional artists in various styles (jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, musical theatre, ballroom, tap, improv, & more). Ages 11+. $345 per dancer early fee. Classes typically run from 7:30am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday.
    • Please visit this link to get hotel details and cost details per dancer. Reserve a hotel room (even if you don’t use it) at the Signia by Hilton Atlanta ($214 NUVO rate) as soon as possible because they will book up. 
    • Deadline to pay tuition to Dance Project: *PAST DUE*
    • NUVO Student/Parent Meeting: NUVO Meeting (Jan. 2024)
    • More info: 

Teen Performance Co. Reminders:

  • Teen Performance Co. Extra Rehearsal Scheduled 
    • Please see separate email for details. Monday, 11.27 6-7:15pm
  • Teen Performance Co. Summer 2023 Guest Piece- with Choreographer Bre Forbes!
    • Please stay tuned for dates for TPC Guest Piece extra rehearsals.
    • Bre Forbes, former NCDF artist and current Dance Project board member is this year’s Teen Performance Co. guest artist! 
    • Bre has set a hip-hop influenced piece of choreography that is open to all new and returning TPC dancers to join. This piece will be performed throughout the 2023-2024 season and requires commitment to the full performance company year. 

Rise Reminders:

  • Please stay tuned for dates for Rise Guest Piece extra rehearsals.

Adult Performance Co. Reminders:

  • Please see parade details above in the youth weekly reminders. 

Please reach out to Magalli for any and all things Performance Company

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