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Wednesday, October 18 2017

OCTOBER-DECEMBER THEME:  Our theme for the year is “Do What It Says-Putting our Faith into Action”. In October, we will be focusing on THANKFULNESS. In November, our focus will be TRUSTING GOD.  Then in December, we will discuss the JOY, PEACE, and HOPE we can experience as a result of being thankful and trusting God in all things!

SICK POLICY: Although we place a high value on attendance, if your child is sick, please keep them out of class until they are better – 24 hours fever-free & not contagious. Please notify of your child’s absence.

RECITAL FEES DUE:  Recital/Costume fees are due by December 1.  A late fee of $10 will be applied if payment is not received by December 10.  While we do not offer online tuition payments, we are offering online recital payments this year – just go to our homepage starting on November 1 and click “make a payment” at the top right of the page. Fees are as follows:

Creative Movement – Ballet I        $90                                                                                              
IIA                                                       $95                                                                                        
IIB & III                                             $105                                                                                       
IV & V                                                 $145                                                                                                 

TUITION DUE FIRST WEEK OF DECEMBER: Tuition is due the first week of December!  Do not combine with recital fees. All checks payable to Perimeter Ballet.

REMINDER: When occupying church facilities, please keep noise down to a reasonable level, no running, and keep areas neat and tidy – thank you!

CALENDAR NOTES:  When in doubt if we are having classes, check out the calendar on our website – We will post any cancellations on the homepage when you enter our site.

NO classes the week of November 20-23.
Christmas break begins Monday, December 11. 
Classes resume Monday, January 8.


CHRISTMAS DANCES & PARTIES – DECEMBER 4-7 – (EMAIL COMING SOON W/ DETAILS):                                                               
All the classes (except Ballet V) are working on special Nutcracker/Christmas dances to present to their families the week of December 4-7 during their regular class timeAttendance is very important as classes are working on their dances!!! After the class performances, classes starting at or after 3:00 will meet outside the upstairs ballet studio for their Christmas party.  Classes starting before 3:00 will meet in the Uptown Auditorium. Parties will conclude around the end of regular class time.

What to Bring to the Party:  We need one mom from each class to bring drinks (small water bottles or juice boxes work great).  If you are interested, please email ASAP.  ALL other moms should bring some type of snack/finger food for the girls and guests to enjoy...NO popcorn and no peanut-related foods please.

If your dancer is in II-A, II-B, III, IVA their dance/party will be as follows:

Ballet II-A (M/W)                 Wednesday, 12/6

Ballet II-A (M/TH)               Thursday, 12/7

Ballet II-B                               Wednesday, 12/6

Ballet III                                  Thursday, 12/7

Ballet IVA                                Tuesday, 12/5 at 5:45PM (Food/drink optional)

Ballet IVB                                Tuesday, 12/5 at 7:45PM  (Food/drink optional)

CELEBRATE THE CHRISTMAS SEASON WITH THE NUTCRACKER! Join Perimeter Ballet and Atlanta Professional Dance Academy for this popular holiday classic that will bring smiles and create memories for the entire family! Tickets can be purchased on our website for $15 each starting November 1. Children under 3 are free. Tickets are good for any one show, so no need to pick which show now. Performances are:

            Friday, December 1               7:30PM

            Saturday, December 2          11:00AM and 3:00PM

            Sunday, December 3             3:00PM

All shows will be held in the Perimeter Church Sanctuary and doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Please spread the word and come enjoy and support our dancers who are hard at work preparing!


PARENT MEETING FOR COMPANY AND NUTCRACKER CAST - Saturday, November 4, from 10:00-11:15AM in the Shed (in the Bricks close to the ballet office). Production fee of $125 for non-company cast members is due at the meeting (checks payable to Perimeter Ballet).


CINDERELLA IS COMING! – March 9-11, 2018! Also on the program with Cinderella will be a new classical piece with beautiful music by Handel and all new tutus! And once again, we will be hosting our famous Princess Picnic following Saturday’s 11:00 performance. Early bird ticket specials will be in December and January only, so get your discounted tickets early and give as Christmas presents! Tickets will be on sale at the Christmas class parties, so come prepared!

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS: Did you know that our dancers in Ballet III and above have many performing opportunities where they enjoy serving and using their God-given talents?

  • Company dancers made a video to the new song "Majesty" which will be used for Perimeter Church worship events.
  • Ensemble dancers served in Kidsquest on October 1 dancing for student worship.
  • Our dancers will accompany Laura Story this Sunday, October 15, as she sings her song "Open Hands" during Perimeter worship services.
  • A colorful patriotic march performed by our dancers will be a part of the Perimeter Veterans Day program on November 11.
  • Our youngest dancers will perform during the call to worship for Perimeter services on Sunday, November 19.
  • Company dancers will serve in the Christmas music program at Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 10.
  • And finally, one of our favorite Christmas traditions is dancing at the annual Hanukkah Tea for Russian senior citizens!

Grey, white, or bright pink zip hoodies in child S-XL         $30                                                                                                     
Grey, white, or bright pink zip hoodies in adult S-3XL      $35                                                                             
Car magnets                                                                                 $5
This is a fund raiser for our school and company, so please consider purchasing as a Christmas or birthday gift for the dancer in your family.  Order deadline is THURSDAY, November 2, and orders will be distributed at class Christmas parties December 4-7.  There are samples sizes in the Ballet Office so stop by!

DONATIONS:  If you have outgrown ballet shoes, leotards or tights around your house that are in good condition, please consider donating them to us so they can be used as needed.

As the holidays draw near, PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION TO HELP SUPPORT US!   Check out our website under “Support” for details on why and how to give.  All donations are tax-deductible!

LIKE US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:  Visit us on our Instagram and Facebook page “Perimeter Ballet” and like us!  We have and will be posting photos of our events along with other current news.  Check it out and spread the word to your contacts!

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    Johns Creek, GA 30097
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