Latest News...with the most recent news first!
Spokane Nutcracker Auditions!
Back to school means that
Nutcracker auditions are just around the corner!
Drawings for tuition and dancewear!
Check out our facebook page to get in on drawings for ballet shoes, skirts, gift certificates towards ballet tuition, and other ballet fun! Our next drawing is tomorrow, just click the link at the bottom of our page...:)
Open House coming up August 19 - 21!
Would you like info about fall classes, and the openings we have available,
or need to pick up shoes and tights before classes begin?
Then come join us for our Open House, happening August 19th - 21st, from 10:00 - 2:00
all three days, and from 6:00 - 8:00 on the 20th.
Come visit us and meet our staff, allow your child to become familiar with the studio,
and ask any questions that you may have regarding our program.
We have a special surprise scheduled for the 20th, to be announced soon...:)
If you register for classes during our Open House, you will receive a pair of
ballet shoes free, just tell us you read it on our web site! :)
Summer classes are in full swing, call 467-0765 for info on openings!
Performances are happening in June!
If you would like to attend any of our
performances, call for dates and times! We hope that you have as much fun
watching us as we do performing for you!
Happy spring! Costumes will be passed out soon, please make certain your
account is up to date so your costume may be sent home...:)
Snow or extreme temperature school closings -
We thought we had seen the worst of winter,
but maybe it's not over yet...
Please remember that unless either
Spokane School District or Mead School District
close for heavy snow or
extreme temperatures, we do not close.
We do understand that some of you may
not be able to make the drive, but we will be
here if both school districts are open.
During times of closures, our first updates
will be made to our Facebook page,
then our web site and blog...:)
Do you know that we are on Pinterest?
Search Inland Northwest Ballet under "Pinners"
and check out our boards with
fun ballet craft ideas, a board for just boys,
cute ballet pictures, a board just for parents,
and inspiration! :)
Do you know that we regularly give away gift certificates
for one month of dance lessons on our facebook page?
Also, ballet backpacks, tickets to local ballet performances
or CYT plays and productions, and other fun things?
Check out our
facebook page for fun things to win! Please note
that gift certificates are only valid for classes with
Welcome Emily Grizzell...:)
We are happy to welcome our newest staff member Emily Grizzell,
who will be sharing her gifts with our level 5 and 6 ballet dancers.
Emily has recently retired from her soloist position at Royal Winnipeg Ballet,
and has moved to Spokane to raise her family. We welcome Emily
to Spokane! To register for Emily's classes, please call 467-0765,
if classes do not exceed the dancer limit.
French Term Fun!
Do you want to advance your ballet education while you are
not dancing? If you are a parent, do you want
to help your child with her ballet education?
Click on our "French Terms" page from the menu at the left.
This page is meant for dancers in Ballet I and
beyond, though most terms are used only in levels 3 and
up. Knowing the terms used in your class will help
you to understand your ballet terms, and also to
help you when we play "french term games"...:)
Fall Schedule -
Click on the links below for our fall schedule,registration form,
and a copy of "How to know if your child is ready for Creative Dance"
2013 Summer classes begin in July! We have both
Cinderella Dance Camp
and Butterfly Dance Camp for ages 3-9, ballet and
jazz/hip hop for
ages 6-14, and classical ballet for all ages.
Upper level ballet
classes taught by Sarah Glesk and
Info on all classes below...
2013 Cinderella and Butterfly Dance Camps ages 3- 9
...including story time, fairy tale make-up, crafts, dress-up, coloring time, snacks
(fruit, cookies, and juice), and lots of dancing! A chance for little ones
to have a “camp” all their own! Class size is limited, and fills up quickly!
***Session I - July 9, 10, & 11 For new and returning students
10:00 – 12:00 for 3-5 year olds, cost: 60.00 Butterfly
12:00 – 2:00 for 3-5 year olds, cost 60.00 Cinderella
***Session II - July 16, 17, & 18 "Ocean Exploration" with Miss Janine for 2-3 year olds...
from 10:00 - 10:45 Tues., Wed. and Thurs. cost 30.00
***Session III – July 23, 24, & 25 For new and returning students
10:00 - 12:00 for 3-5 year olds, cost 60.00 Butterfly
12:00 – 2:30 for 6-9 year olds, cost 70.00 Cinderella
***Session Iv – July 29, 30, 31, & Aug. 1 - Longer 4 day session for returning students, this will allow us to build on the skills we have worked on during the past year, with barre work for 6-9 year olds
10:00 – 12:00 for 3-5 year olds, cost 80.00 Cinderella
12:00 – 2:30 for 6-9 year olds, cost 90.00 Butterfly
If you are concerned with getting glitter paint on your child's dance clothes, please send an old T-shirt.
All tuition is non-refundable and must be paid in advance to hold your place.
2013 Ballet and Jazz/Hip Hop classes for ages 6 and up
July 23, 24, & 25
2:30 – 3:30 Hip Hop / Jazz I – II w/ Miss Kaiti Bri (ages 6-10)
Tuition - 40.00 (tuition only 35.00 for 2nd child)
3:30 – 4:30 Hip Hop / Jazz II – III w/ Miss Kaiti Bri (ages 10 – 14)
Tuition - 40.00 (tuition only 35.00 for 2nd child)
4:30 – 6:00 Ballet 2 – 3 w/Miss Kaiti Bri (ages 8 and up)
Tuition 50.00 (tuition only 35.00 for 2nd child)
This Ballet camp will include some craft time and a snack…
Upper level camp 2013 for students
All older posts have been deleted to avoid confusion with past camps, workshops and other happenings...:)