May & June Newsletter


May 1st Tuition is due – late after the 10th  

May 10th Recital fee is due.  ($57.00 per family and this includes one trophy; additional trophies are $7.00 each).  Recital fee is non-refundable. 

May 14-17, 2018 is picture week for recreational and competitive classes.  NO classes this week ONLY pictures.  Monday junior/senior tap/jazz/modern company class and production with Ms. Meagan will be taken on Wednesday May 16th at 6:30 p.m.  Pictures will be taken at DanZQuest in studio #1 by Ryan Koresko.  Dressing area will be in studio #2.  No parents will be allowed in studio #1 while pictures are being taken.  An email will be sent out separately with pricing.  Contact information for  Ryan & Amy Koresko will be on there.  Please contact Ryan or Amy with questions regarding pictures.  Each class will take a group photo and each student will be able to take an individual photo in each costume.   Please go by your costume checklist for hair, shoes and costume pieces.  

May 21 – 24 - Dress rehearsal at the studio for ALL recreational classes!  Wear your costume, tights and fix your hair/make up for your class.  Please refer to your costume checklist.  A parent meeting will be held the last 10 mins of each class.  Class pictures can be taken during this time as well.  Company members will not have dress rehearsal this week.  You may dress down for this week of dance.

May 24th – All DanZQuest accounts must be paid in full to participate in the recital on June 3rd.

May 29th - Studio will be closed for Memorial Day! 

May 21st, 22nd, 24th & 31st at 6:30 till 7:00 will be opening number practice for all company students.  Please be at all 4 practices.  For opening number all company girl students will wear a yellow thick strap plain tank top, white plain shorts, tan convertible tights & no shoes.  Company boys will wear a plain yellow t-shirt, khaki shorts & no shoes.   Girls’ hair should be in a high ponytail with light curls with yellow ribbon tied around.  Competition makeup (red lipstick), eyelashes, rhinestones, diamond earrings and diamond choker are required.  High pony tail will be the hairstyle for all company students at recital.    NO FINGER NAIL OR TOE NAIL POLISH (French tip nails will be okay).


Recital is Sunday June 3rd at 1:15 P.M. preshow & 2:30 P.M. at Kenan Auditorium (UNCW). There will be a preshow 1 hour prior to the show for company students to perform their solos/duets/trios.  A show line up will be emailed out and posted at the studio May 14th.  A year of FREE tuition (value of $1665.00) will be drawn at the beginning of the show. All DanZQuest students will be eligible for this.  The student who wins will be able to take unlimited dance lessons for a year for FREE!  This will be for September 2018 to June 2019.  YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!  Trophies will be handed out at the end of the show.  DVDS order forms will be available at the desk 2 weeks prior to our recital. Ben Fancy will be videoing for recital.

Dancers should be dressed and ready for their first dance.  Dancers may watch the show until three numbers before they perform.  When it is time for them to perform they must walk around to the backside of Kenan Auditorium and enter from the back entrance.  Dancers need to be dropped off with a staff member or a volunteer.  Please DO NOT leave any dancer unattended!!!!  Parents may NOT wait on the side of the stage or behind the curtain (unless you are the helper mom for the class).  If you plan on waiting for your child, then you must stay in one of the dressing areas.  It is TOO busy back stage and most importantly, we CANNOT block the FIRE EXIT!  There will be dressing areas to use behind the stage so please feel free to leave your dancers items in the dressing area but make sure all items are labeled. Boys’ dressing room will be located upstairs backstage.  All company members will have a labeled dressing area for quick changes.  When your child has danced, make sure you come back to get them unless your child’s teacher has told you something different.

Volunteers are needed at the recital.  Please email me if you are interested!  Volunteers will help change costumes/shoes/hair/working the back door and helping line students up to perform.  



Interested in company dance classes and want to be a part of our 2018- 2019 DanZQuest Company Team???  Contact your child’s teacher or Mrs. Tanya at clogginmonkey@aol.com.   DanZQuest is always looking for NEW company members!!!  Company teams are designed for the dancer who wants to compete at local and out of town competitions.  

DanZQuest will be closed June 4-17, 2018.  Summer dance classes start June 18th.   NO pre-registration, just show up for your first summer class you would like to take.  Dress attire for summer classes is loose fitting clothes for all classes.  Summer classes are a great way to keep your technique up.  Don’t miss out on our summer dance classes.  You can view the summer schedule one line at www.danzquest.com.  August/September dance schedules are posted on our website @www.danzquest.com.  The staff and I are looking forward to our 17th dance season!!


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tanya Evers @397-2822 or e-mail me @clogginmonkey@aol.com.  As always, I thank you for business and continued support!!!!   Ms. Tanya Evers Owner



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