Dance Institute Calendar Academic Year 2018-19 

August 27  Dance Institute 2018-19 Academic Year Pre-Professional and Recreational classes begin

September 1 - 3  Labor Day Weekend Holiday No classes or office hours

September 5  First Wednesday Pre-Ballet class of the academic year

September 8  First Saturday Pre-Ballet and Storybook Dance classes of the academic year

November 15-17 Advanced Performances (Paul A. Daum Theatre) 

November 21 - 24  Thanksgiving Holiday No classes or office hours

December 12  Last Wednesday Pre-Ballet class before Winter Break

December 13  Last Recreational classes before Winter Break

December 15  Last Saturday Pre-Ballet and Storybook Dance classes before Winter Break

December 15 Last Pre-Professional day before Winter Break

December 17 - January 14  Full Winter Break No classes / Office hours by appointment

January 2 - 10 Pre-Professional rehearsals in session (Contact the office for schedule)

January 14  Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday No classes or office hours

January 15  Full Pre-Professional and Recreational schedules resume

January 16  Wednesday Pre-Ballet classes resume

January 19  Saturday Pre-Ballet and Storybook Dance classes resume

February 1 Mandatory Pre-Professional Advanced and Intermediate evening spacing rehearsal for The Snow Maiden (E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall)

February 2 Mandatory Pre-Professional and Pre-Ballet Dress Rehearsal for The Snow Maiden (E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall)
--Students will be "called" by level for a specific time between 9:00am-3:00pm.

February 2 Evening Performance of The Snow Maiden 7:00 pm (E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall)

February 3 Matinee Performance of The Snow Maiden 1:00 pm (E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall)

February 19  UA Observation of Presidents’ Day  No classes / Office hours by appointment
--This is a Tuesday. All regularly scheduled Monday classes are in session on Mon Feb 18.

March 25 - 30  UA Spring Break  No classes / Office hours by appointment

May 1  Pre-Ballet Work Summary Rehearsal for all Pre-Ballet students at 6:00 (Paul A. Daum Theatre)

May 4  No Saturday Pre-Ballet class          

May 6  Beginner Work Summary at 7:00 pm (Paul A. Daum Theatre)
--Last day of the academic year for all Beginner students

May 8  Pre-Ballet Work Summary performance for all Pre-Ballet students at 6:30 (Paul A. Daum Theatre) 
--Last day of the academic year for all Pre-Ballet students.

May 9  Intermediate Work Summary at 7:00 pm (Paul A. Daum Theatre)

May 9  Last day of the academic year for Recreational students

May 11  Last class of the academic year for Storybook Dance

May 11  Intermediate Work Summary at 1:00 pm (Paul A. Daum Theatre)
--Last day of the academic year for all Intermediate and Advanced students

Please check the webpage of each level for any additional calendar information that would be specific to those levels. 

Calendar subject to change.