DAS Harvest Sale

Prepare yourself for our first ever DAS HARVEST SALE coming on Sunday October 1 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm! We LOVE autumn here at Dance Alive Studios, and we have a fun day planned to celebrate! This student-run event is organized and managed by our very own DAS members, and proceeds of this sale will go towards supporting our dancers in covering their training and performance expenses. We are also thrilled to welcome outside vendors and volunteers who want to be a part of the magic. So far we have a handful of activities planned, but more will be added as we get closer to the event:

FARMER’S MARKET – Purchase fresh produce and pumpkins in plenty of time for Thanksgiving and Halloween

WHIMSICAL WARES – Shop locally made arts & crafts items to get you in the mood for spooky season!

HOUSEPLANT BUY & SELL – Sell a plant, buy a plant! We take donations or plants on consignment if you want to drop something off, and then browse to find the perfect replacement

ART GALLERY – Enjoy local talent and find pieces to decorate your home for the fall

VENDORS TABLES – Are you a local artist or vendor who wants to set up your own table? Inquire via email to contact@dancealivestudios.com and join our event for a small fee!

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Registration Week

We are so excited to begin our 7th Season at Dance Alive Studios that we’re bringing you 3 DAYS of fun events before we even start! While Weekly Classes don’t start until Mon Sep 11, we have the following events and activities happening the first week of September:

OPEN HOUSE REGISTRATION (Tue Sep 6 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm) – Come by, meet the team, ask your questions, see the space, buy some dancewear and merchandise, and get yourself registered in person!

FREE POP-UP CLASS: ROCK ‘N’ ROLL JAZZ (Wed Sep 7 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm) – Join our new teacher Hannah Gillis for a fun, themed Jazz Pop-Up Classes to start the season off with a bang! *Sign-Up form below!

SEASON KICK-OFF SOCIAL (Thu Sep 7 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm) – Enjoy this Come & Go event and meet our community! We’ll have our Edited Recordings playing throughout the evening of our June Show DANCING FREE and our August DAS Showcase. You can stay as long as you like! *RSVP below!

We’d love to see you one evening or all three! Learn more and sign-up for FREE below:

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DAS Showcase 2023

We are excited to announce our 3rd DAS Showcase coming this summer! Our Showcase events are intended to share more of our solo and small group pieces from throughout the year, and to help us get back in the dancing mood for the upcoming season! You can expect to see some group pieces that were performed in our June Show DANCING FREE, as well as some solo and duet works from our one-of-a-kind Path to Performance program. We are also introducing Works in Progress as an opportunity for our dancers to perform pieces that aren’t quite finished so they can gain audience feedback to help inform the creative process! This event is an interactive, informative experience where audience members are invited to ask questions and give feedback during the show. Join us for a pleasant evening visiting with the performers, sharing in their process, and checking out our registration options for the Fall! Read more for event details and ticket sales:

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DANCING FREE Viewing Party

It’s time for all the performers to get together and watch their beautiful pieces from our DAS Show 2023 on June 17! All performers of the show and continuing DAS Members receive free admission, while guests must pay for entrance. Details below:

Date:Thursday, July 27
Time:6:00 – 8:30 pm
Viewing starts at 6:30 pm!
Location:The Studio! (#10-2404 Thayer Ave)
Entry Price:
Performers & Members – FREE!
Guests – $15.00 + GST
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DAS Show 2023 – Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities

Hopefully you’ve heard about our Year-End DAS Show 2023: DANCING FREE! This is our 5th annual year-end performance that we hold to showcase the amazing talent and dedication of our adult dancers! These performers have either fallen in love with dance as adults or have come back to it after growing up loving it in their youth. We are the only studio of our kind to have high-quality, multi-faceted dance training for adult dancers that is informed by the most recent dance science and provides opportunities for casual and devoted members all in one place!

If you would like to support our show this season by purchasing ad space in our program, or even sponsorsing the event, you can learn more below and fill out a request form:

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We are THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE that we will be presenting our 5th annual DAS Show 2023 DANCING FREE on Saturday, June 17 at The Refinery! Tickets to this venue are LIMITED, so make sure you get your spot soon!

The show this year will include group dances from our Adult Recreational Performance Groups in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Street, and Acro as well as debut pieces from our one-of-a-kind Path to Performance program, designed to help adult performers create their very own choreographed routines. Please join us in celebrating our many artists! Details below:

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5-6-7-Cre8 Event: Spring Flower Wreath Event

We are so happy to welcome back 5-6-7-Cre8, an exciting event series hosted through DAS to support dancer fundraising!! This time, Kelsee & Kylie will be leading you through  how to create a unique paper flower wreath, just in time for spring! Fundraising goes directly toward supporting Kylie & Kelsee in their own dance training. More details on the event are available below:

Date:Sunday, April 30
Time:12:30 – 3:30 pm
Location:The Studio! (#10-2404 Thayer Ave)
Early Bird Tickets:
(before Apr 23)
$40.00 Regular Price
$35.00 for Members!
Regular Tickets:
(after Apr 23)
$45.00 Regular Price
$40.00 for Members!
All tickets must be purchased
by 11:59 pm, Fri Apr 28
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DAS February Social

It’s time to get together again! As a continued thank you to our Members, we are having a February Social on SAT FEB 11 at 5:00 pm! Please join us at the studio for Snacks & Chats, a viewing of Romeo & Juliet, and some Games & Fun! Everyone is welcome, but DAS Members get in for FREE. Please fill out the form below to sign-up for the event:

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5-6-7-Cre8 Event: Holiday Paint Night

We are so happy to welcome back 5-6-7-Cre8, an exciting event series hosted through DAS to support dancer fundraising!! This time, Kelsee & Kylie will be leading you through a beautiful holiday painting, perfect for your holiday decorating or as a gift for someone in your life. Fundraising goes directly toward supporting Kylie & Kelsee in their own dance training. More details on the event are available below:

Date:Saturday, Dec 17**
Time:7:00 – 10:00 pm
Location:The Studio! (#10-2404 Thayer Ave)
Early Bird Tickets:
(before Dec 10)
$45.00 (Non-Members)
$40.00 (Members)
Regular Tickets:
(after Dec 10)
$50.00 (Non-Members)
$45.00 (Members)
All tickets must be purchased
by 11:59 pm, Fri Dec 16
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Ballet Exam Demonstration

We are proud to announce our first ever Ballet Exam Demonstration! Our ballet exam students have been working hard this year to learn and perfect their exam work from the Royal Academy of Dance vocational syllabi! Admission to this event is by donation, and all proceeds will go directly to the dancers to help offset their cost of training. It is very time-consuming and expensive to train in RAD exam work, including the cost of lessons, exam applications, and necessary equipment (like bodysuits and pointe shoes!). Your attendance and donation will go a long way to help support dancers in our community who want to study this beautiful artform in more depth.

The Royal Academy of Dance is an international organization that holds standardized exams all over the world. Some of our dancers are performing their exam with the RAD and some have chosen to learn the work for the purposes of self-study and personal achievement. This demonstration is an opportunity for those performing their exam to get some audience exposure, and for those not performing their exam to still have a milestone and a celebration for completing their training! Please see below for more details on schedule and event registration:

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