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Upcoming Events & Calendar Reminders

We are thrilled to have had so many talented dancers at auditions over the last few weeks! Audition results will be e-mailed by midnight on June 1. If you forgot to provide an e-mail at auditions, please send your e-mail address to infinitydanceinfo@gmail.com ASAP.

REGISTRATION
Tuesday, June 3 - 5:30-8:00 p.m. Brigham Studio
Wednesday & Thursday, June 4&5 - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Ogden Studio

Plan to attend to receive your summer schedules and complete team paperwork.

CLASSES BEGIN - Week of JUNE 9 at both Studios. 

FULL OUT - Please mark your calendars for the Full Out Dance Convention on June 14 at the Sports Academy in Logan. This is a mandatory one-day convention for all IPC/IDC/ADP dancers and will be a BLAST! All other studio dancers are also invited and encouraged to attend :) We have scheduled an amazing faculty and are so excited to kick off our season with this event! Cost is $110 and will be due on June 9 when we begin summer classes. Lunch and a Full Out t-shirt are included! Wa…

Hollywood Vibe Nationals Info.

Hollywood Vibe has posted the following preliminary schedule. Please note some of the activities start early Friday morning so plan accordingly.

TENTATIVE NATIONAL FINALS SCHEDULE
JUNE 27: Scholarship Performers/Dancers of the Year/Company Rehearsals in Morning PRE-QUALIFYING COMPETITION/NAT'L COMP 3:00PM JUNE 28: CLASSES 8:00-2:00PM, NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION 3:00PM JUNE 29: CLASSES 8:00-2:00PM, NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION 3:00PM JUNE 30: CLASSES 8:00-2:00PM, NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION 3:00PM JULY 1:   CLASSES 8:00-12:00 (EXCEPT MINIS) CLOSING NIGHT GALA

For dancers performing in the closing night gala, choreography for the routines will be sent to studio about 2 weeks before the event. You are required to learn the routines before arriving at Nationals.


Make Up Auditions - Friday, May 30

Make-up auditions will be held at both Studios on Friday, May 30, at 4:00 p.m.

Ogden Studio
2734 South 1900 West, Ogden, Suite C

Brigham Studio
63 South Main, Brigham

This will be the last opportunity to be considered for Infinity Competition Teams for the upcoming 2014-2015 season.

We will have staff available to answer any questions you may have. Hope to see you there!


Ogden Recital Tonight!

Recital at Roy High School, 2150 W 4800 S:

The Solo Showcase will begin at 4:00 p.m. Soloists should arrive ready to perform at 3:30 p.m. Doors will be closed during the Solo Showcase and will reopen approximately 30 minutes before the main show.

Main Recital begins at 6:00 p.m. Please have all dancers at Roy High School ready to go by 5:00. Dancers who have competed, please do competition hair and make up. All other younger dancers, please have hair half up (pulled back off the face) and curly. 

Remember to bring black bottoms and your Dance with Heart shirts for the finale!
Thanks!

Hollywood Vibe Gala Tickets Order

The following tickets have been ordered for the Hollywood Vibe Gala. Please verify your order below and contact me immediately if anything needs to be changed:

C Allen (2)
M Shaw (1)
J Bell (1)
C Bell (1)
L Brewer (3)
S Kelsey (1)
J Kawaguchi (3)
C Davis (1)
B Moss (1)
J White (1)
J Gardner (2)
E Johnson (2)
B Hadfield (1)

Thanks!

Ogden Solo Showcase Line Up

Solo Showcase at 4:00 p.m. Please arrive by 3:30 ready to go. Check your music immediately when you arrive, if you haven't already turned it in.

Maile Judkins
Alyiah Ryan
Ambree Duran
Halle Allen
Krislyn Stock
Kaylie Herrera
Rylie Herrera
Raegan Kemp
Saige Sneddon
Sammy Ward/Oliva Toliver
Annastin Jensen
Alanys Castellanos
Evi Searle
Kinlee Felt
Emee Felt
Alivia Shaw

Good luck, everyone!!

Ogden Recital Line Up

Performance order is subject to change. Thanks!

Make Up Auditions Scheduled - May 30

Make-up auditions will be held at both Studios on Friday, May 30, at 4:00 p.m. for those who were not able to attend previously. Please e-mail infinitydanceinfo@gmail.com with the following information by May 28 if you plan to attend:
Dancer's name, age, Ogden or Brigham Studio, dance experience
Please let all of your friends know! This will be the last opportunity to be considered for Infinity Competition Teams for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. Thanks!!

No Classes on Memorial Day

No classes will be held on Monday, May 26. Classes will be held at regular schedule at the Ogden Studio on Tuesday and Wednesday this week and then all Ogden dancers and ADPs will participate in the Ogden Recital on May 29.

Fun at Full Out - June 14!

We are super excited to announce our Full Out guest faculty! Get ready for incredible classes with Kylie Brink, Mady Beighly, Megan Cranney, and Tia Aiono. Full Out will be held at the Sports Academy in Logan on Saturday, June 14. We can't wait to kick off our new season with this awesome event!

Ogden Recital & Solo Showcase Info.

The Solo Showcase will begin at 4:00 p.m. on May 29. Soloists - please turn in your solo music to the office at the Ogden Studio by Wednesday, May 28. Also, remember to pack your solo costume for Thursday. Soloists should arrive ready to perform at 3:30 p.m.
Main Recital begins at 6:00 p.m. Please have all dancers at Roy High School ready to go by 5:00. Thanks!

Ogden Recital Rehearsal Info. - Thursday, May 22

*Please note Elite Ballroom has been added to the rehearsal schedule at 4:00 p.m.

If the recital tickets are back from the printers, they will be available for pick up on Thursday at Roy High. Be sure to get your Dance with Heart shirts at the rehearsal, too!

Team pictures are being printed and will be handed out next week in class and/or at the recital on May 29.

Recital Rehearsal at Roy High School, 2150 W 4800 S:
4:00 p.m. Funky 5-7 year olds 4:00 p.m. Elite Ballroom*
4:20 p.m. Boys Hip Hop 4:40 p.m. Junior Ballroom 5:00 p.m. Recreational 3&4 year olds 5:30-6:30 p.m. Finale Rehearsal (All Ogden dancers, Ogden companies, ADPs) 6:30-7:30 p.m. Junior Team (extra rehearsal time) 6:30 p.m. Competition 3&4 year olds 6:50 p.m. Recreational 5&6 year olds 7:10 p.m. Competition 5&6 year olds 7:35 p.m. Junior Team (stage practice)

See you there!

Ogden Recital Information - Last Call for Solos

The Ogden Studio Recital will be held on Thursday, May 29. The Solo Showcase pre-show will begin at 4:00 p.m. and the Main Recital is scheduled for *6:00 p.m. Please note the earlier start time for the Main Recital.

We still have a few slots open for the Solo Showcase. Please contact the Ogden Office NO LATER than Wednesday, May 21, to secure a spot. Cost is $10.

We can't wait to see all our dancers on their special night!!

Ogden Recital Rehearsal Schedule, May 22

Recital Rehearsal at Roy High School, 2150 W 4800 S:

4:00 p.m. Funky 5-7 year olds 4:20 p.m. Boys Hip Hop 4:40 p.m. Junior Ballroom 5:00 p.m. Recreational 3&4 year olds 5:30-6:30 p.m. Finale Rehearsal (All Ogden dancers, Ogden companies, ADPs) 6:30-7:30 p.m. Junior Team (extra rehearsal time) 6:30 p.m. Competition 3&4 year olds 6:50 p.m. Recreational 5&6 year olds 7:10 p.m. Competition 5&6 year olds 7:35 p.m. Junior Team (stage practice)

The Dance with Heart finale shirts are in! Pick up yours this week in the office or at the rehearsal on Thursday. Cost is just $15 and proceeds go to the family of dance teacher Lisa Stoddard who was tragically killed in a car accident. Thanks to everyone for showing support and Dancing with Heart!

Final Call for Hollywood Vibe Nationals Registrations

Monday, May 19, is the final day to turn in requests for solos, duos/trios, pre-qualification routines, gala tickets, dancer of the year competition, and closing night gala performance opportunities (open to all scholarship winners - $125 fee includes ticket to the gala) at Hollywood Vibe. Please review the Hollywood Vibe nationals page for additional details. 
http://www.hollywoodvibe.com/nationals

So far I have only received one solo registration confirmation and had one person register for a trio. Please make sure you have submitted payment and requests for all add-ons, along with convention/competition fees to Jamie in Ogden or Eden in Brigham by tomorrow. Thanks!

May Schedule Reminders

Monday, May 19 - All Ogden classes at regular schedule
Tuesday, May 20 - All Ogden classes at regular schedule
Wednesday, May 21 - All Ogden classes at regular schedule
Thursday, May 22 - Ogden Recital Rehearsal at Roy High School (4:00-8:00 p.m.)

Monday, May 26 - Memorial Day - no classes
Tuesday, May 27 - All Ogden classes at regular schedule
Wednesday, May 28 - All Ogden classes at regular schedule
Thursday, May 29 - Ogden Recital at Roy High School

Watch for a detailed class schedule for the rehearsal and more recital information to be posted soon!

Infinity Auditions

We are super excited about the talent we have seen at auditions so far! We are AMAZED at how much our dancers are improving and thrilled with the new friends joining our Infinity Family!
Our general auditions will wrap up on Friday, May 16, at the Brigham Studio. Please be advised that dancers may finish a little earlier on Friday night.
We plan to hold one additional audition date around the end of May. If you were not able to come to auditions this week due to conflicts, please contact the office ASAP to be added to our contact list. Classes will begin the second week of June. Happy dancing!!

Hollywood Vibe Nationals Payment Due

CONVENTION FEE: $325
TEAM HOLLYWOOD VIBE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE THE ONLY SCHOLARSHIPS VALID FOR THE WORKSHOP PORTION OF NATIONAL FINALS.
CLOSING NIGHT GALA TICKETS: $50
TEAM & HOLLYWOOD VIBE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS PERFORMING IN GALA: $125 Includes ticket to gala, rehearsals, show, and costume rental
DANCER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS: $30 Scholarship Winners who wish to participate in the Dancer of the Year Contest Regional Dancer of the Years pay no fee.
PRE-QUALIFYING & NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION FEES: Solos: $95 Duo/Trios:  $50 per dancer Sm. Groups (4-9 Dancers): $40 Lg. Groups (10-19 Dancers): $40
**ALL PRE-QUALIFYING ENTRIES MUST PAY BOTH PRE-QUALIFYING COMPETITION FEES AND NATIONAL FINALS COMPETITION FEES
All fees due by May 15. Gala Tickets sell out early and must be ordered at the time of registration. Please let me know about any scholarships, solos, or other add-ons for you dancer. Thanks!!

Brigham Auditions Start Thursday, May 15!

Auditions will be held at the Brigham Studio this Thursday and Friday. If you weren't able to attend auditions in Ogden, you can still come to try outs at the Brigham City Studio for placement consideration at either location. We are excited to see many new friends!!

May 15 & 16 at the Brigham Studio (63 South Main) 
Everyone interested in dancing on a team is invited and encouraged to attend! We have teams for ages 4 and up at all ability levels. Our new training opportunities are a great way to expand your dance experience! Team requirements will be available to review prior to auditions. Please bring a wallet-sized photo (head shot, if possible). Cost is $35 for two-day clinic and auditions.

Wear comfortable dance attire (hot shorts and fitted tanks, dance tops, and jazz shoes suggested - no "street" clothes, please) and hair pulled up or back. Also bring a water bottle.

Day 1 - Dancers will do across the floor work and learn a short combo
Day 2 - Review the combo lear…

Infinity Auditions - See You There!

Infinity Auditions This Week!

Reminder Team Auditions for the 2014-2015 season will be held:
May 13 & 14 at the Ogden Studio (2734 South 1900 West)
May 15 & 16 at the Brigham Studio (63 South Main) 
Everyone interested in dancing on a team is invited and encouraged to attend! Be sure to bring your friends, too! We have teams for ages 4 and up at all ability levels. Our new training opportunities are a great way to expand your dance experience! Team requirements will be available to review prior to auditions. Please bring a wallet-sized photo (head shot, if possible). Cost is $35 for two-day clinic and auditions.

Wear comfortable dance attire (hot shorts and fitted tanks, dance tops, and jazz shoes suggested - no "street" clothes, please) and hair pulled up or back.

Day 1 - Dancers will do across the floor work and learn a short combo
Day 2 - Review the combo learned on Day 1 and then audition in small groups

Audition Schedule 
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. (ages 4 to 7)
4:00 - 7:00 p.m. (ages 8 to 11)
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. …

Brigham Recital Info.

We will not be selling concessions at the recital this year so please plan accordingly. We are SO EXCITED to see everyone perform! Bring your smiles and energy and get ready to shine! See you at the show :)

The Brigham Studio Recital will be held at Box Elder High School, 380 S 600 W in Brigham City.

5:00 p.m. Doors Open
5:30 p.m. Solo Showcase Preshow (tickets say 5:00 p.m. start time - this is a misprint)
5:30 p.m. All dancers arrive ready to go
6:30 p.m. Main Recital

Recreational Dancers can wear hair and makeup of their choice.

Remember to bring your Dance with Heart T-Shirt and black shorts or pants for the finale. If you haven't picked up your recital tickets or team pictures yet, they will be available at the high school.
It has been an amazing year! Thanks!

Brigham Solo Showcase Line Up

The following dancers are scheduled to perform in the Solo Showcase. Please let me know if any changes need to be made:

Solo Showcase Pre-Show 5:30 p.m. 1. Savanna Smoot 2. Kierra Ingram 3. Karlee Fifield 4. Kendal Hubbard 5. Mikelle Myers 6. Julia White 7. Lexi Christiansen 8. Alexis Smoot 9. Jace & Macie 10. Shanae Larsen 11. Andria Johnson
Remember to bring your solo music and costume and be there ready to go at 5:00 p.m. Good luck dancers!

Brigham Studio Recital is Monday, May 12!

The Brigham Studio Recital will be held at Box Elder High School, 380 S 600 W in Brigham City.

5:00 p.m. Doors Open
5:30 p.m. Solo Showcase Preshow (tickets say 5:00 p.m. start time - this is a misprint)
5:30 p.m. All dancers arrive ready to go
6:30 p.m. Main Recital

Dancers can wear hair and makeup of their choice.

Remember to bring your Dance with Heart T-Shirt and black shorts or pants for the finale. If you haven't picked up your recital tickets or team pictures yet, they will be available at the high school.

We can't wait to see all our dancers shine!! It has been an amazing year! Thanks!



Utah Dance Festival Saturday, May 10

Dancers in performance numbers meet ready to go at 8:30 a.m. at Viewmont High School, 120 West 1000 North, Bountiful.

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. - Infinity's time to mark the stage (be back stage 10 min early) 9:45 a.m. – Adjudication Begins (no spectators are permitted at the adjudication) 12:00 p.m. – Lunch
Meet at 1:10 for master classes at Creative Arts Academy, 165 South Main Street in Bountiful.  Please park in back and enter through the back entrance.  There will be no food or drink allowed in the dance studios. Classes start at 1:30 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Remember to bring your ballet shoes!
The adjudication and gala will be held at Viewmont High School.  The address is 120 West 1000 North in Bountiful.

The Gala Concert will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Brigham Recital Rehearsal Today!

BRIGHAM STUDIO RECITAL REHEARSAL - FRIDAY, MAY 9
Box Elder High School
380 S 600 W, Brigham City, UT 84302 Box Elder High School Auditorium - Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time. You do NOT need to wear costumes. We will run all tap routines first so have your shoes on and ready to go as soon as you arrive. Everyone will be there for the finale rehearsal and once you have rehearsed your routines on stage and practiced the finale, you will be excused. Schedule is as follows:

3:30 7&8 year olds (Braquels’ Monday 5:30 class)
3:50 5&6 year olds (Jeri Ann’s Monday 4:00 class)
4:10 3&4 year olds (Jeri Ann’s Monday 2:00 class) 4:30-5:25 Finale EVERYONE (All Brigham Dancers & Brigham Companies & Senior/Elite ADP)
5:30 3&4 year olds (Jeri Ann’s Monday 3:00 class) 5:50 Boys Hip Hop (Makel’s Wednesday 4:00 class) 6:10 Junior Team (Tayler’s Monday 7:00 class)

Finale Rehearsal for Brigham Teen Company & Teen Company 2

Reminder - Brigham Teen Company and Teen Company 2 have finale rehearsal at the Studio tomorrow (Thursday) from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Please come to learn the choreography if you want to be in the finale number. Also, remember to bring payment for your t-shirts $15. The shirts are being printed and they should be back by Friday at the end of the rehearsal. Thanks!

Looking Forward... Audition and New Program Info.

We are so thrilled with the success our dancers have had over the past season! We are proud of each one and are constantly amazed at how much everyone continues to grow and increase in talent. We are also impressed with their dedication and exceptional work ethic! Most of all, we have had a fabulous time being with the dancers and having fun with our Infinity Family!!

At the same time we are wrapping up the year, we are looking forward to our 2014-2015 season. We are pleased to announce some expanded team options to our training program.





Along with additional classes, we will also be enhancing our already phenomenal faculty! Watch for bios on our new teachers soon as they finish up their current commitments in other programs.

Some of your favorite instructors will continue to teach at both the Brigham and Ogden Studios; Mandy, Brandi, Angie, Natalie, Celene, Jeri Ann and Carrie, as well as several new teachers at both locations! We are thrilled to have Matt, Kassie, and Lindsey continuin…

Studio Accounts Reminder & Brigham Recital Tickets

All accounts must have a zero balance in order for dancers to perform in the recitals. Dance with Heart t-shirts have been ordered for all dancers participating in the finale.Please check with the office to ensure all charges have been paid. Brigham parents - please check your balance this week since the recital is MONDAY!

Brigham recital tickets are available for pick up for all dancers whose accounts are current in the office from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and at the recital rehearsal on Friday. Thanks!

May Schedule and Performance Dates

May 2014
May 9 – Brigham Recital Rehearsal (Box Elder High School)
Box Elder High School Auditorium - Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time. You do NOT need to wear costumes. We will run all tap routines first so have your shoes on and ready to go as soon as you arrive. Everyone will be there for the finale rehearsal and once you have rehearsed your routines on stage and practiced the finale, you will be excused. Schedule is as follows:

3:30 7&8 year olds (Braquels’ Monday 5:30 class)
3:50 5&6 year olds (Jeri Ann’s Monday 4:00 class)
4:10 3&4 year olds (Jeri Ann’s Monday 2:00 class) 4:30-5:25 Finale EVERYONE (All Brigham Dancers & Brigham Companies)
5:30 3&4 year olds (Jeri Ann’s Monday 3:00 class) 5:50 Boys Hip Hop (Makel’s Wednesday 4:00 class) 6:10 Junior Team (Tayler’s Monday 7:00 class)

May 10 – Utah Dance Festival (Creative Arts Academy in Bountiful) Senior & Elite ADPs and others who registered for Master Classes. See the detailed schedule on the Uta…

More Utah Dance Festival Information

Dear UDF Participants,
We are excited to see you on May 10, 2014 for the Fifth Annual Utah Dance Festival!  We look forward to a great day of learning and building connections within the Utah dance community! 
Group Designations We have divided the dance schools attending into two groups for classes and adjudication.  The groups are divided as follows:
Group A Just Dance South Valley Creative Falling Star Artistic (non-performers) Creative Arts Academy (non-performers) Dance Conservatory Provo Civic Ballet (non-performers)
Group B Infinity Dance Studio Provo Civic Ballet (performers) Artistic Dance (performers) Wasatch Arts Center Creative Arts Academy (performers)
Each dancer has been assigned a group for classes.  The groups are assigned a color for the three hours of classes and each color is assigned a room.  Classes will be held in ten rooms.  Students will stay in the same room for the duration of the three hours of classes.  Students will be taking ballet, contemporary and either jazz/hip hop fu…

Important Recital Information and Updates

After much thought and careful consideration, we have decided not to hold the Company Showcase, in addition to the other two recitals in Brigham City and Ogden. All the Brigham Studio dancers and routines will perform in the Brigham Recital on May 12 and all the Ogden Studio Dancers and routines will perform in the Ogden Recital on May 29. Senior and Elite ADP will perform at both venues.

The Brigham Recital will start at *6:30 p.m. with the Solo Showcase Pre-show at 5:30 p.m. Please note this time change. All soloists are invited to perform in the pre-show in their respective recitals for a cost of $10. Please be sure to sign up in the office as soon as possible to ensure your spot.

Brigham Recital Rehearsal is this Friday, May 9, at Box Elder High School:
Box Elder High School Auditorium - Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time. You do NOT need to wear costumes. We will run all tap routines first so have your shoes on and ready to go as soon as you arrive. Everyone will be…

Saturday Schedule for Utah Dance Festival

Infinity is in Group B and is scheduled for the morning adjudication this year. Dancers who are performing, please arrive at Viewmont High School by 8:30 a.m. to mark routines and be ready for our rehearsal time on the stage. We will have a break for lunch at 12:15 p.m. and meet back at Creative Arts Academy for master classes by 1:10 p.m. Please arrive at this time in order to receive your wristbands and group assignments.
Those taking master classes only meet at Creative Arts Academy at 1:10 p.m.: 165 S Main St, Bountiful, UT 84010
The list of routines selected for the Gala will be posted at 4:15 p.m. If any of our dances are selected for the Gala, we will meet back at 5:30 p.m. at Viewmont High School ready to perform. The Gala will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to watch the show.
Morning Adjudication – GROUP B 8:00 Check in at Viewmont High School 8:30 Provo Civic SPACING 8:45 Artistic SPACING 9:00 Wasatch Arts Center SPACING 9:15 Creative Arts Academy SPACING 9:30 Infinit…

Utah Dance Festival Information

Reminder: Senior and Elite ADP and the other dancers who registered will be attending master classes at the Utah Dance Festival at Creative Arts Academy in Bountiful this Saturday, May 10.

The following routines will be performing in the showcase:
Saxobeat
Slip Slidin' Away
Girls
Meant for the Stage

We are still waiting for the schedule and will post it as soon as we receive the information. Thanks!

Dance with Heart Finale Shirts

You have probably heard about the recent loss of teacher Lisa Stoddard from The Dance Club. She was tragically killed in a car accident last week. She left behind four young children and contributed half of her family's income.

To show our support, Infinity is offering Dance with Heart shirts in memory of Lisa, with all proceeds going to her children and family. Cost is only $15. All dancers participating in the finale are encouraged to purchase a shirt and help us show support for Lisa and our friends at the Dance Club.