FALL THEME: This fall, the dancers will be learning about how to guard their thoughts and words so that they are pleasing to God and a blessing to others - Philippians 4:8 is our key verse.
COLUMBUS DAY – Monday, October 14 – Classes are ON!
CLASSES ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31: All classes at regular times/locations EXCEPT:
PreBallet 5:00 in regular class location (C1067-68 nursery) from 4:00-4:55
Ballet I 5:00 in upstairs studio from 4:00-4:55
Ballet III in downstairs studio from 4:00-6:00
If these time changes do not work, email email@example.com for makeup options.
SEMESTER CALENDAR NOTES: Check out our full calendar on our website – www.perimeterballet.com/calendar. We will post any cancellations on the homepage when you enter our site.
*NO classes the week of November 25-29 for Thanksgiving.
*Nutcracker Company Production – Fri., 12/6, 7:30PM & Sat., 12/7, 11:00 & 3:00
*Class Christmas Parties – December 9-12 during class time – email coming!
*Christmas break begins Monday, December 16.
*Classes resume Monday, January 6.
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. You may pay via check to Perimeter Ballet and drop off in the ballet office slot, via credit card authorization if you turned in a form to the office, or via online – just go to our homepage and click “Make a Payment” at the top right of the page (link will be active on November 1). Fees are:
*Creative Movement – Ballet I $100
*IB & III $105
*IV & V $145
TUITION DUE FIRST WEEK OF DECEMBER: Tuition is due the first week of December even though classes end for the semester on December 12! Please do not combine with recital fees.
CHRISTMAS DANCES & PARTIES – DECEMBER 9-12:
All the classes, with the exception of Ballet V, are working on special Nutcracker/Christmas dances to present to their families the week of December 9-12 during their regular class time. Attendance in the weeks preceding is very important as classes are working on their dances!!! After the in-class performances, classes at or after 3:00 will meet outside the upstairs ballet studio for their Christmas party. Classes before 3:00 will meet in the Uptown Auditorium. Parties will conclude around the end of regular class time. A detailed email will be coming soon!
What to Bring to the Party: We need one parent from each class to bring drinks (small water bottles or juice boxes work great). If you’d like to be that parent for your class, please email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. ALL other moms should bring some type of snack/finger food for the girls and guests to enjoy...NO popcorn and no nut-related foods please.
If your dancer is in II-A, II-B, III, IVA/C (>one class per week), their dance/party will be as follows:
Ballet II-A (M/W) Wednesday, 12/11
Ballet II-A (M/TH) Thursday, 12/12
Ballet II-B Wednesday, 12/11
Ballet III Thursday, 12/12
Ballet IVA Tuesday, 12/10 at 5:45PM
Ballet IVC Tuesday, 12/10 at 7:45PM
CELEBRATE THE CHRISTMAS SEASON WITH THE NUTCRACKER!
Join Perimeter Ballet and Atlanta Professional Dance Academy for this enduring holiday classic! The Nutcracker has been a memory-making tradition for generations. Enjoy the beautiful spectacle as Clara enters the enchanted world of the Sugar Plum Fairy! Performances are Friday, December 6, at 7:30PM and Saturday, December 7, at 11:00AM and 3:00PM in the Perimeter Church Sanctuary. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show times. Show runs approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Take advantage of our early bird tickets special in October ONLY - $10.00/ticket for adults and children > 3. Tickets are good for any one show, so no need to decide which show to attend in advance! Starting November 1, tickets will be available to purchase on our website for $15.00. Please spread the word – we appreciate your support!
CHRISTMAS EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES AT PERIMETER CHURCH:
(visit www.perimeter.org for details!)
Saturday, December 7: Christmas Holiday Market 9:00AM-3:00PM in the church lobby
Gingerbread House Invitational 12:00-2:00PM
Family Serve Day-9:00-11:30AM (visit perimeter.org/holidayserving)
Sunday, December 15: Christmas Family Funfest-Sing Along & Movie start at 4:00PM (Preshow 2:30PM)
Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve Services @ 1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 9:00PM
(Childcare offered @ 1:00, 3:00, 5:00PM)
BEAUTY & THE BEAST WITH PAQUITA IS COMING!
Join us as Perimeter Ballet’s Company brings to life Beauty & the Beast with Paquita! Shows are Friday, January 31 @ 7:30PM and Saturday, February 1 @ 11:00AM. And once again, we will be hosting a Be our Guest Luncheon following Saturday’s 11:00 performance – this includes lunch, a craft, and a chance to meet and take pictures with our company dancers in costume! If you paid for two tickets upon ballet registration, you may use those for any of the shows listed (does not include the Luncheon). We will have our early bird ticket special in December ONLY, so get your Luncheon or extra discounted tickets early and give as Christmas presents – watch for an email coming with details! Tickets will be on sale at the Christmas class parties as well, so come prepared!
PARENT MEETING FOR PERFORMING COMPANY AND BEAUTY & THE BEAST CAST!
On Saturday, November 9, 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 – make all checks payable to Perimeter Ballet. This fee includes 5 tickets to Beauty & the Beast.
REMINDER: When waiting in hallways and area outside ballet office during classes, please keep noise down to a reasonable level, no running, and keep an eye on younger children especially before 5:00PM since church employees are still working. Please keep all areas neat and tidy as well! Thank you!
SICK POLICY: Although we place a high value on attendance, if your child is sick (has a fever or an obvious runny nose and/or cough) please keep them out of class until they are better – 24 hours fever-free & not contagious. Please notify email@example.com of your child’s absence.
DONATIONS: If you have outgrown ballet shoes, leotards or tights around your house, please consider donating them to us so they can be used as needed.
PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A FINANCIAL DONATION TO HELP SUPPORT US as the year comes to a close! Any amount is greatly appreciated. Check out our website under “Support” for details on why and how to give. All donations are tax-deductible!
LIKE US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow us on our Instagram and Facebook page “Perimeter Ballet.” We have and will be posting photos of our events along with other current news and information. Check it out and spread the word to your contacts!
INTERESTED IN THE ARTS FOR YOUR STUDENT?
Impact Arts Academy here at Perimeter Church offers private and group lessons in piano, guitar, violin, and vocals as well as worship team! Visit https://www.impactartsacademy.com/ for more information!
INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT PERIMETER CHURCH?
First Sunday Brunch for Newcomers! – First Sunday of the month @ 10:30AM
Let Perimeter Church spoil you with good food and an inspiring taste of what makes Perimeter such a special place to call home. Space is limited. Register for the November 3 or December 8 brunch at perimeter.org/Brunch.
WORSHIP SERVICES ARE HELD:
5:00 PM - Service in the Hanger (NO Saturday services 11/30, 12/21, 12/28)
Nursery (Infant - age 5): Downtown
9:00 AM - Service in the Sanctuary
10:45 AM - Services in the Sanctuary, Chapel, and Hanger
Nursery (Infant - age 5): Downtown
KidsQuest (Kindergarten - 4th grade): KidsQuest Auditorium