WINTON DISTANCE DANCE Students Online class Wednesday 1st March @ Supper Room (at regular times)
The Neighbourhood Centre is still undergoing works and will not be able to be used for online classes. You can however attend online classes via the Supper Room in Winton.
Winton in person Workshop 5th March @ Winton Shire Hall (next to Supper Room)
Miss Tammy is coming to Winton to deliver in person workshops at the following times:
10:00-10:30 Gumnut Baby
10:30-11:00 Pre-Primary/Primary/Pre- Intermediate Hip-Hop
11:00-11:30 Pre-Primary/Primary Ballet
11:30-12:00 Pre-Primary/Primary/Pre- Intermediate Jazz
12:30-1:30 Intermediate Foundation Ballet
1:30-2:30 Grade 5 Ballet (Tigga only)
Order by 17th April for Term 3 arrival.
Please be reminded that all uniform pieces are made-to-order and are strictly non-refundable. We do have some stock left over from the start of the year which is available to try-on and buy direct from the studio in Julia Creek. Please ask Miss Tammy for assistance (before or after class) in Julia Creek if you wish to make a purchase (payment can be made online or with cash handed to Miss Tammy).
Office Hours & Contact
This year we are transitioning to regular office hours: 9am to 5pm Mon to Fri. We welcome open communication at any time, however we wish to advise that our response time will take approx 3-5 working days.
In the past parents have privately messaged Miss Tammy and Miss Amy to their personal Facebook messenger, which makes it challenging to keep track of the high volume of dance related communication. We kindly ask that moving forward communication to all teachers is directed through the following platforms:
E-mail (preferred): email@example.com
Studio phone: 0418194863
Branches Performing Arts Facebook page or Instagram
Term 2 Tuition Fees
Term 2 tuition fees are due 14th April 2022, and as of the 29th April at 15 Days overdue will incur a 10% increase (if unpaid). Please finalise payment for tuition fees as promptly as possible to avoid penalties.
NOTE: We will advise when Term 2 tuition fees open soon via our One Stop Shop.
Private Lesson Payment
Please be reminded that payment for private lessons must be finalised prior to attending the lesson on the day of the lesson. Payment can be made via the website or in cash is person prior to the lesson.
Joining additional classes
If your child wishes to join additional classes, on top of what they are already enrolled in, please arrange to join all additional classes by week 1 Term 2. Please note Term 2 is the last chance to join dance classes in 2023 as we will commence concert prep in Term 2. If you know of anyone who has children who would like to dance please pass on the message that Term 2 is the cut off date to join for the year.
Concert Costume Payments
This year we will be collecting concert costume deposits of $30 per style at the time of payment of Term 2 tuition fees (14th April) for students enrolled in classes in Cloncurry, Julia Creek & Richmond. This deposit will be applied to final costume payments due with Term 3 tuition fees (7th July). The costume deposit is in place to reduce the financial impact in Term 3. All costume deposits are non-refundable. Costumes are compulsory for all students wishing to perform in the end of year performances.
Concert Info, coming May 2023
We have commenced concert plans and look forward to sharing exciting announcements and additional information regarding the performances by May 2023.
SAVE THE DATE Term 2
Easter Holidays 1st April - 16th April (BPA Office closed)
Term 2 Tuition Fees Due 14th April
Uniform order 17th April
Term 2 classes commence 17th April (as per timetable listed under 'Info' on our website)
ANZAC DAY (No classes) 25th April
TAMMY AWAY (No classes/TBC RAD) 28th April
Cloncurry Dance 22nd April, 6th, 20th, 27th May & 17th June
Winton Weekend Workshops 7th May, 18th June
E-Team Rehearsal (Mount Isa Eisteddfod dancers) @ Julia Creek Civic Centre 28th May (Time TBC)
Dirty Feet Outback Dance Festival Entries OPEN 29th May, CLOSE 22nd June (via Comps Online)
Mount Isa Eisteddfod (E-Team dancers only) 2nd - 4th June
Cloncurry E-Team Dancers perform at Cloncurry Show 17th June (afternoon times TBC)
Term 2 ENDS 23rd June
Term 3 Tuition Fees Due 7th July
REHEARSAL/CONCERT SAVE THE DATES
Cloncurry Concert 18th Nov (Rehearsals 14th, 21st Oct, 4th, 17th Nov + before performance 18th Nov)
Julia Creek Concert 25th Nov (Rehearsals 22nd Oct, 5th, 19th, 24th Nov)
Richmond Concert 2nd Dec (Rehearsals during class + before performance 2nd Dec)
Winton Showing (Date TBC)
Barcaldine Showing (Date TBC)
Distance Dance Virtual Showing (Date TBC)
MISS AMY ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Miss Amy will be on maternity leave and away from Julia Creek, with reduced admin duties and teaching commitments as of 1st March 2023 (until approx 15th May).
Miss Amy will continue to teach all of her scheduled online classes and as well as responding to communication. However response times may at times be delayed.
While we have additional admin staff on duty durring Miss Amy's maternity leave, she will still endeavour to respond to parents and students.